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Marvel Releasing 700 Free Digital Comics for Mobile in 52 Weekly Installments

Marvel is generously giving away 700 free comics, specifically designed for mobile devices. The announcement was made during SXSW, and the staggering demand has already melted the servers from the popular comics publisher.

Marvel is hoping to lure in new comic lovers by offering free content in its new Infinite Comics format – an unconventional image-by-image viewing specifically designed for small screens. Marvel’s Project Gamma will also add audio scores to the typically quiet comic experience. Project Gamma will create recognizable sound bites for each character – so you’ll always hear Thor’s impending appearance.

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Angry Birds is Enough Material for a Movie?

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If it is at all possible to turn the Angry Birds into a movie, Maisel is an obvious choice. He played a key role in turning Marvel’s film division into a standalone shingle. He secured financing for the company in 2005 to develop and finance its own slate of movies like Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.

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