Marvel Comics iPad app Review

Description:

With the introduction of the iPad, there have been thousands of apps that have been created just to utilize it’s graphics, features, and operating system.  The Marvel Comics iPad app is a great example of developers using a variety of different technologies to bring comic books to life.  This app is loaded with superhero goodness.  It includes comics from all of your favorite heroes like Spiderman, Captain America, and Wolverine.  It allows you to search for comics from the Featured, Free, Top 25, and My Comics sections.  This allows you to see a variety of different comics that are available and to see how much they cost.

Once you download a comic you can also make a Marvel.com account so that you can backup your downloads just in case there are any problems.  This backup ability is a great way to feel safe about all of the comic purchases you have made.

Features:

  • Has all of the popular superheroes that you have grown up with including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Wolverine, Cyclops, Gambit, Rogue, Storm, Doc Oc, Venom, and so many more
  • You can download all of these comic books with just a tap of a button
  • Some of these comic book download are free and some of them cost money
  • You have the option to pick the guided tour feature to allow you to see the comic in a panel by panel view, and watch it as it is animated
  • You can also use the regular control and scroll through each page yourself
  • You have panning and zooming features you can use to make sure that you get the most out of each comic
  • The artwork is beautiful and the storylines are even better
  • You can set up a Marvel.com account so that you can have copies of all of the comics that you download, just in case you were to lose them on your iPad
  • There are also frequent upgrades that will be made available on the app so you’ll always have the latest comics right at your fingertips
  • You can browse through the top 25 comics, the free comics, the featured comics, as well as the comics that you have already downloaded onto your tablet

Content:

This is one of the greatest comic book resources you will find out on the market today.  Has a ton of different comics to choose from and you can read them all day if you would like.  They have done a great job of making this app easy to use and have also utilized the graphics engine of the iPad to bring you the best looking comics you have ever seen.

Voted 3 1/2 stars by iPad app users and is currently free to download.

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