10 Mar '13, 11pm

.@Marvel comics releases some 700 comic book first issues online for free

.@Marvel comics releases some 700 comic book first issues online for free

This image provided by Marvel Entertainment shows the cover of the first issue of Uncanny Avengers. In comics, the first issue is where the story starts and the legend begins. Marvel Entertainment, home to the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the Avengers, among others, is making more than 700 first issues available to digital readers starting Sunday, March 10, 2013, via its app and website. -- FILE PHOTO: AP In comics, the first issue is where the story starts and the legend begins. For readers, a print copy of issue one can be hard to find and expensive to buy. But those rules don't apply to tablets, laptops and smartphones both for comics fans and those curious about characters they may have seen in film or on television. Part of that fascination with superheroes and their growing cachet in popular culture is why Marvel Entertainment, home to the Fantastic Four, the X-Men ...

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