For those of you who were wondering when Marvel would up its catalogue of titles offered through its online digital comics service, the answer is now. The company has added 500 new issues to the line that span the range from the 50s through the early 2000s. Older issues will keep fans feeling nostalgic like Amazing Fantasy, Tales to Astonish, Tales of Suspense and Strange Tales, while those looking for more recent comics can read new digital comics of Young Avengers, New Avengers and much more. All of these and a ton more have been digitized for your reading pleasure.
If you tried to keep up with the myriad of announcements coming from the New York Comic Con, you might have missed the announcement that Stan Lee is forming a new partnership with Virgin Comics. â€œWhat a dream assignment!â€ enthused the always-ebullient Lee. â€œI canâ€™t wait to start pitting my newest, most exciting superheroes against comicdomâ€™s most powerful, diabolical super villains and then have the fun of tossing them into far-out, thrill-a-minute adventures to challenge the readersâ€™ imagination! And who better to share in the fun, creating wondrous new worlds without limit, than the incredibly talented and dedicated guys at
DC Comics has announced it has made the first issue of Vertigo’s Northlanders available on its website for free. Northlanders Written by Brian Wood Art by Davide Gianfelice Cover by Massimo Carnevale Following the red-hot success of DMZ, Brian Wood’s NORTHLANDERS is a fresh take on the lore of the Vikings. NORTHLANDERS tells the epic tale of Sven, an exiled Viking prince who’s been living the decadent, high life in Constantinople â€” the 11th century’s answer to Las Vegas â€” but now must return to the desolate lands of his birth in the frigid islands of the North Sea to