DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN Gets Same Day Digital Release

DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN Digital Release

The upcoming "Death of Spider-Man" story is the latest new release from Marvel to get a same day digital release coinciding with the debut of the physical product, the publisher announced Tuesday afternoon.

Currently unfolding four-issue miniseries Ultimate Comics Thor, and upcoming miniseries Ultimate Comics Captain America, are also receiving simultaneous digital and physical releases. "Death of Spider-Man" starts in February and runs through the pages of Ultimate Comics Spider-Man and Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates. Earlier this month, original Ultimate Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley was announced as returning to Marvel to illustrate part of the storyline.

The digital issues will be available on Marvel's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch apps. The publisher's full release follows:

Marvel is proud to announce that every issue of the hotly-anticipated DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN will be available day & date on the Marvel Comics app, available via iTunes for the iPad, iPhone & iPod touch. Superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Millar, Leinil Yu and Mark Bagley bring you the most controversial comic book story of the century!

DEATH OF SPIDER-MAN launches in February, running through issues of both Ultimate Spider-Man and Ultimate Avengers vs New Ultimates and changing the way you see the Ultimate Universe…because there are no rules!

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #153 [DoSM Prelude]

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by SARA PICHELLI & DAVID LAFUENTE

Cover by STEVE MCNIVEN

Rated T+ …$3.99

On-Sale—2/2/11

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #154 [DoSM Prelude]

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Pencils by SARA PICHELLI & DAVID LAFUENTE

Cover by ED MCGUINNESS

Rated T+ …$3.99

On-Sale—2/23/11

ULTIMATE AVENGERS VS. NEW ULTIMATES #1 (of 6)

Written by MARK MILLAR

Pencils & Cover by LEINIL YU

Rated T+ …$3.99

On-Sale—2/9/11

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