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Marvel and comiXology Give “Marvel #1” Another Try

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 11:23 am by Tyler Waterman

Remember a month ago when comiXology was crushed under the demand from the “Marvel #1” promotion that offered 700 #1 issues for free? Today Marvel announced the second attempt at the promotion, and this time it sounds as though it won’t encounter the same issues. The process this time, as opposed to the “throw open the gates and let the masses rush in” mentality of the last attempt, will offer the releases in a staggered manner. If you want to make sure you’re on the list, head to this promotional site and register your Marvel account (or sign up for one for free) before 11:59PM EST on April 9th. Then, be sure to check your email beginning April 11th for instructions on how to download your massive new library of #1 issues.

Hopefully this will prevent the issues seen last time with crippled servers and thousands unable to access their downloads, as the rush will be far more controlled. Either way, it’s great to see that the promotion wasn’t forgotten, and if this gets hundreds of free comics into all of our hands, even better!



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