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Marvel’s “Season One” Graphic Novels to Include Free Digital Copy

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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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