Marvel's INFINITY Comes Alive on Free Comic Book Day With Marvel AR
Headline - Press release
Posted by Richard Boom on May 4, 2013
This Saturday, Free Comic Book Day hits stores worldwide and Marvel wants fans to take the experience to a whole new level…using the Marvel AR app! First, dive into the biggest book for Free Comic Book Day, with Free Comic Book Day: Infinity! That’s right, the year’s biggest FCBD offering offers fans a sneak peek at the most anticipated comic event of the summer with an all-new original story by Jonathan Hickman & Jim Cheung – two blockbuster names in the industry! Thanos, one of the Marvel Universe’s greatest threats, has his sights set on Earth and he’ll do anything to take it…including destroying the Avengers! Utilizing the Marvel AR app (for iPhone®, iPad®, iPad Touch® & Android devices), fans can dive even deeper into the issue by activating exclusive behind the scenes clips that shed more light on the red-hot event! But that’s not all! Free Comic Book Day: Infinity also includes Thanos’ first solo story, and a preview of Avengers: Endless Wartime – Marvel’s first original graphic novel by Warren Ellis & Mike McKone!
Can’t wait for the newest addition to the Marvel Universe block on Disney XD, Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.? Love the Jade Giant and his friends? Well Marvel has you covered because if you pick up Free Comic Book Day: Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., you’ll be treated to a preview of the first episode before the show hits your TV screen! In advance of the show’s premiere on August 11th, no fan can miss out on this great offering, including an exclusive interview with the voice of Hulk himself, Fred Tatasciore, when you use the Marvel AR app! Free Comic Book Day: Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. also includes a first look of the new animated series Marvel’s Avengers Assemble before the one-hour preview on May 26th, and series premiere on July 7th on Disney XD.
“This year, we’re proud at the sheer amount of orders we’ve received for our offerings, as they’re our highest Free Comic Book Day offerings yet,” said David Gabriel, Senior Vice President of Sales, Print & Digital. “Never before have we offered fans so much fantastic content and with the extras available through the Marvel AR app at no additional cost, this is one Free Comic Book Day nobody can miss!”
Marvel encourages all comic book fans to check out Free Comic Book Day: Infinity, Free Comic Book Day: Hulk And The Agents Of S.M.A.S.H. & all the other great offerings from all over the industry on Saturday, May 4th, as the historic Free Comic Book Day arrives at your local comic shop! For more information on FCBD, please visit www.freecomicbookday.com
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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: INFINITY
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG
IN STORES THIS SATURDAY!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY: HULK AND THE AGENTS OF S.M.A.S.H.
IN STORES THIS SATURDAY!
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