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Marvel Comics Giving Away 700 Different Free Comics Via its App Today

by Sean P. Aune | March 11, 2013March 11, 2013 3:20 pm PST

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Marvel Comics is giving away 700 different comics today through its mobile app, but you better act quickly if you want to get in on it as it ends tonight.

Those of you who haven’t downloaded the Marvel Comics app to your Android or iOS devices yet may want to rush to do so. The House of Ideas has put up 700 different first issues of comic series for free for today only, and the lineup includes the latest Marvel Now! relaunch.

Be warned, Marvel’s servers are absolutely slammed today. For instances I’ve “purchased” over 20 different issues from the deal, and none of them have successfully downloaded yet. My suspicion is, however, is that since I have put them in my library, I should still get the downloads when the servers┬ástabilize. Even if it doesn’t work, all I’m out is about 5 minutes of my time, but if it does work out, I will have a whole lot of new comics to enjoy.

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...