Curl up with 15,000 Marvel comics for $0.99


As winter seems to never want to end, perhaps this is a good time to roll up with a good comic book – or m

aybe 15,000.  For a limited time, to celebrate SXSW Interactive 2014, Marvel is offering unlimited access to their massive collection, spanning their 75 years, for an entire month, for under a dollar.

They’re not holding back on new titles, either. Selections include the top-selling Age of Ultron and all the first issues from Marvel NOW! The company says they’re also adding new and classic titles every week with some appearing within six-months after being offering in stores.  READ MORE AT CANOE TECH BLOG


10 interesting financial facts about comic books

thumbnail-1 Superheroes have been around for a while and with the exponential growth and interest in events like ComicCon, it’s interesting to see what kind of financial impact comics have had since the early days of the 1st Superman comic.

The interesting and informative infographic, features 10 of the best-recorded financial triumphs of our childhood ( and adulthood heroes.  (did you know that in 1946, comic books sales surpassed that of regular books — eliciting outrage?). Click more to see an infographic.


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Marvel Comics servers jammed offering 700+ free #1 issues


If you’re a fan of comics, then you’ll be excited to know that for a very limited time, Marvel Comics in an unprecedented reader initiative is making available over 700 of their #1 issues free for download without any cost or obligation. But you’d better hurry it’s only for a a very short while and Marvel’s servers are already jammed up.