I can’t think of a better way to enjoy that morning coffee than with an unlimited supply of Marvel comics available for free on my laptop, can you? I didn’t think so, and it looks like Marvel and Starbucks feel the same way with the grossly popular coffee spot revealing a new plan to deliver exactly that.
At a recent shareholder‘s meeting, Starbucks announced a new partnership with Marvel comics that will bring the full library of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited titles to the Starbucks Digital Network. Just power up your device, connect to the free Wi-Fi at your local Starbucks and head to the Entertainment Channel. Beginning April 23rd you’ll find all the Marvel stories you want, and you won’t have to pay a cent!
It doesn’t matter what device you’re using. Starbucks says we’ll have access to all the digital comics on our laptop, tablet or smartphone. So, while you’re waiting in line feel free to catch up with any of your favorite Marvel heroes and villains.
Here's an image and a few words from the press release…
“On the Entertainment Channel, watch for the upcoming arrival of the Marvel Universe as Super Heroes, mutants, aliens, armor-clad super-geniuses and thunder gods join forces with the Starbucks Digital Network on Apr. 23, 2011. Known for engrossing stories and a library of more than 8,000 characters, Marvel Comics gives Starbucks customers unlimited, free access to its full library of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited. Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Wolverine and others await to captivate as customers explore the comic realm and imagine fighting villains with a cup of coffee in hand.”
It’s a great idea on Marvel’s part. Think about how many people go to Starbucks every single day. The exposure Marvel Comics will get from this is great and it could very easily get some more people into comic books. Those are all the details we have so far but, we'll be sure to fill you geeks in if we hear anything else!