Last Minute Gift Idea For Comic Book Fans: ComiXology Holiday Sale

facebooktwitterreddit

As I type this, it’s getting close to Christmas. Dangerously close, as in just a few days away. Even though I’m a notorious last minute shopper and thus run the risk of being a hypocrite, you might want to get on that shopping thing if you haven’t started yet.

If you need ideas for the comic book fan on your list, might we suggest some digital comics? They’re portable, you don’t have to wrap them, and right now, there’s a pretty sweet sale on some good Marvel and DC super hero titles through comiXology.

The Marvel Now! sale (exclamation point required)  runs through January 2, dropping the price of the first few issues of over two dozen books that launched or relaunched between the fall of 2012 and now all the way down to $0.99 an issue. There are bundles too, grouping books thematically and giving you a couple for free. The Avengers Bundle, for instance, is 57 total issues for $54.99.

DC is going a different route, as its sale is on 25 essential graphic novels or collections. Many of these are seminal super hero stories that every fan should own in some form, stuff like “Watchmen” and “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns,” along with less iconic but still cool collected storylines like “Blackest Night” and the Morrison/Porter run on “JLA.” Everything is discounted at rates up to 70 percent off, and those prices also last until January 2.

There you go: last minute shopping solved. You’re welcome.

————————–

Bam Smack Pow needs you! If you’ve always wanted to write about anything related to comic book super heroes, this is your big chance. We’re looking for writers to cover anything that features super heroes: movies, TV, cartoons, video games, toys, cosplay, and of course, comics. Experience is helpful, but passion is the biggest prerequisite. The positions are unpaid, but your work will be exposed to the whole FanSided network and its monthly audience of millions. If you want to join us on this journey, contact Nick Tylwalk at nick.tylwalk@fansided.com or follow our Twitter feed @bamsmackpow.