By Ben Morse
Step right up, True Believers of all ages—MarvelKids.com
Beginning today, kids can enjoy their own corner of Marvel cyberspace with this fun and exciting new site targeted especially for them. Coming out of the gate strong with a truckload of cool features, videos and contests created exclusively for this launch, MarvelKids.com
will quickly become a hot destination for youngsters seeking excitement in the Mighty Marvel Manner.
So what can you do once you reach MarvelKids.com
? For starters, check out the expansive digital comics catalog featuring the acclaimed Marvel Adventures series and other all-ages titles for FREE! Got a question about your favorite Marvel character? No problem! Take a look at kid-friendly bios of everybody from Spider-Man to Hulk and every Avenger and X-Man in between. Loaded with fun facts, these profiles will get you up to speed in no time.
also provides a showcase of video features, including clips from Marvel animated films and video games—fun for the whole family. And speaking of videos, your visit to MarvelKids.com won't be complete until you hit the Iron Man Zone
and get a good look at the Marvel Adventures Iron Man advervideo, a thrilling, cutting-edge adventure!
Iron Man teams with other Marvel heroes in this Code Breaker extravaganza, packed with hidden clues and extras for dedicated fans! Part One is exclusive to MarvelKids.com
for one week. Part Two and Part Three launch Jan. 10 and Jan. 17 respectively—each exclusive to MarvelKids.com for one week periods as well!
But wait, there's more.
Kids will have an opportunity to win amazing prizes in the official Iron Man Code Breaker contest
, including the grand prize of a trip for four to Los Angeles for the "Iron Man" movie premiere, complete with a limo to the red carpet! In order to enter the contest, simply visit the Iron Man Zone of Marvelkids.com
and answer a series of 15 questions based on the Code Breaker videos and tie-in comic book (available in digital form). Winners will be drawn randomly from those who answer at least 7 of the 15 questions correctly—the contest is open to kids between the ages of 6 and 15.
So what are you waiting for?! Get to MarvelKids.com
today and proudly say: "Make Mine MarvelKids.com!"