Beginning this Sunday, a prelude comic to the highly-anticipated “The Avengers” film will be released for free on Marvel’s comic app. There will be eight issues in Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week series. Subsequent issues will be released weekly beginning Tuesday, February 14, for $0.99 each.
Here’s the official press release from Marvel.
Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude Debuts For FREE On Sunday
Lead-In To Hotly Anticipated Blockbuster Film Available on Marvel Comics app
Get your first look at the events leading up the biggest movie of the year—Marvel’s The Avengers—this Sunday inMarvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week #1 ( of 8 ), free on the Marvel Comics app! That’s right—not only is Marvel giving you the first look at new footage from The Avengers in a special commercial during the big game, but the Marvel Comics app will feature the first issue of this action packed series for FREE! Subsequent issues of Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week will arrive every Tuesday beginning February 14th for 99 cents per issue.
“We’ve worked hand-in-hand with Marvel Studios to create an exciting story set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that sets the stage perfectly for the most anticipated film of the summer,” said Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor in Chief. “Now, for the first time. you’ll find out just what happened to some of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on the road to Marvel’s The Avengers.”
What is the Avengers Initiative? And what are the secrets of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury? The answers arrive in Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week and the first issue is free this Sunday only on the Marvel Comics app!
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MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS PRELUDE: FURY’S BIG WEEK #1 ( of 8 )
Story by Chris Yost & Eric Pearson
Written by Eric Pearson
Art by Luke Ross
Rated T+ …FREE ON MARVEL COMICS APP