Official Press Release
This February, the world’s greatest super heroes star in the highly-anticipated all-new Marvel: Season One graphic novels—and make digital comics history! Each Marvel: Season One graphic novel will be shrink-wrapped with a code for a FREE digital copy of the story—a first for the comic industry—on the Marvel Comics app, at no additional cost to fans or retailers. Aimed at new and old readers alike, Marvel Season One modernizes the seminal origins of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil and The X-Men in complete stories while also offering new revelations for long-time fans.
“We’re committed to attracting new readers by providing compelling original stories about our top heroes from our most exciting creators, all packaged at an unbeatable value. I can’t think of any comic initiative that embodies this more than Marvel Season One,” said David Gabriel, Senior Vice-President of Marvel Entertainment. “The response to Marvel: Season One from fans, retailers and press has been so incredible that have a second wave of graphic novels in development for later this year.”
The complete first wave of Season One graphic novels includes:
· Fantastic Four: Season One by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Stephen King’s The Stand, Television’s Glee) and David Marquez (Secret Warriors), on-sale in February 2012
X-Men: Season One by Dennis Hopeless (Legion Of Monsters, Lovestruck) and Jamie McKelvie (Generation Hope, Phonogram), on-sale in March 2012
Daredevil: Season One by Antony Johnston (Daredevil) and Wellinton Alves (Nova), on-sale in April 2012
Spider-Man: Season One by Cullen Bunn (Fear Itself: The Fearless, Sixth Gun) and Neil Edwards (Fantastic Four), on-sale in May 2012
It’s time to discover the world’s greatest super heroes all over again in the all-new Marvel: Season One graphic novels, now shrink-wrapped with a code for a FREE digital copy on the Marvel Comics app.
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