Every week we'll pick a handful of awesome comics from the thousands available through Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited. From creator spotlights, to editor's picks and more, this'll be your spot to find something new and cool.
Both WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #1 and POWER PACK: DAY ONE #1 hit shelves this week, so this week Digital Comics Highlights looks at some of the all-ages goodness you can find in Digital Comics Unlimited! From the hilarious to the action-packed, these tales bring the kid out of even the most hardened cynic! If you're looking for a fun-filled way to spend your Wednesday or just want to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of Marvel Comics, check out these stories and more, all available now on Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited
X-MEN FIRST CLASS #1
Roll back the clock and visit the beginnings of the X-Men with this contemporary re-imagining of their earliest adventures! An extra-terrestrial creature menaces the earth... but what does it really want? And what do violent rose bushes have to do with all of this? Only the first class of X-Men can solve that mystery, but they'll have to cover half the globe before this adventure finishes! So remember to pack your parkas, class, and keep your arms and wings inside the Black Bird at all times!
POWER PACK #1
The Powers' four children-Alex, Julie, Jack and Katie-never expected to gain super powers when they decided to sleep on their family's porch to watch shooting stars, but now they form Marvel's youngest super-team, Power Pack! And when Katie Power decides to reveal her powers to the world, the rest of her family must convince her not to! But can they distract her from the siren call of super hero fame and fortune? They hope so, because the alternative spells no good for the family's future...
AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #1
Set in an alternate reality where happy home-makers Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson settled down with their own budding, irradiated little family, the AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL answers the burning question "What if Spider-Man had a daughter." When May "Mayday" Parker decides she wants a normal high school experience (but really, when is anything ever normal for a teenager) and hangs up her Webbed tights, her dream falls apart as the return of an old enemy thrusts her back into those wild webslinging ways. Check out the book fans made a cult-favorite with this fantastic first issue.
MARVEL ADVENTURES IRON MAN #1
As the world ponders the identity of this mysterious gold-plated technological wonder, Tony Stark faces one of his greatest challenges yet! Kidnapped by the villainous Advanced Idea Mechanics, Stark-aka Iron Man-faces a ghost from his past as he fights his way free from A.I.M.'s hidden base without the aid of his armor! But at what price will he find victory? Looking for a book to share with new Shellhead fans of all ages? This is the one!
FRANKLIN RICHARDS: MARCH MADNESS
Having a world-renowned genius for a father and one of the most powerful super heroes for a mother may lead to some pretty high expectations for Franklin Richards, but it also leads to some great adventures! Along with his robotic friend H.E.R.B.I.E., Franklin gets into all sorts of hijinks in this one-shot that delivers not one, not two, but five
all-new stories sure to make you smile no matter your age! Plus, some very vicious and hungry basketballs! What more could you ask for?