Marvel announced today that they have officially made available a new app for the Android which is powered by Comixology. Android using fans now have access to the amazing Marvel Digital Comics library right on their smartphone or tablet. This app can be downloaded at www.marvel.com/marvelcomicsapp.
“We couldn’t be happier for our fans on Android devices to experience the Marvel Comics app,” said Peter Phillips, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Marvel Digital Media Group. “This is a big step in our plans to both bring Marvel Digital Comics to a larger audience than ever before and create new fans of our great medium, which can only help drive more fans into comic shops nationwide to read about the Avengers, Spider-Man, X-Men and all of our great characters.” – Press release on Marvel.com
“Android fans can rejoice that Marvel’s amazing comics are now on the Marvel Comics app and Comics by comiXology app for Android,” said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology. “We’re head over heels to help Marvel bring their fantastic stories to comic consumers everywhere. Now fans can buy where they want and read where they want, and comiXology’s Guided View™ sings with Marvel’s creative talent!”
Users with a current Marvel Digital Comics account will be able to log into this app (or onto their Apple iOS device for that matter) with their usual screen name and password and from there sync all their purchases to match both platforms.
Looks like Marvel and DC are neck and neck in the digital race!