Media Release — This Father’s Day, June 17, Marvel fans can share their love of reading and comics with the next generation of Super Heroes! To celebrate fathers everywhere, we are providing participating comic book shops with exciting new stories and free giveaways for parents and their children to enjoy together. Promotional postcards and posters will be sent to retailers to help drive customers into their stores for the event, and free copies of Marvel Rising #0 will be made available for retailers starting on April 25th.
Fans of all ages can collect an exclusive free Marvel bookmark and jump right in to the Marvel Universe with Spider-Man and Black Panther in Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Spider-Man and the Stolen Vibranium #1! Marvel readers young and old can also join the adventures of Ms. Marvel, Squirrel Girl, and Marvel’s next generation of heroes in Marvel Rising: Alpha #1! And Marvel Super Hero Adventures early chapter books are perfect for preschoolers and young readers who want to jump into the Marvel Universe with their favorite characters through stories that touch upon aspirational themes of friendship, helping others, and heroism.
Customers should also be sure to pick up a free Marvel Coloring Poster to create their very own father-son or father-daughter work of art with some of the characters you know and love. To learn more, please visit your local comic book shop for details. Retailers can look to Marvel Mailers for ordering info and updates.
Can’t wait until Father’s Day? Pick up the perfect comic trades, early chapter books, and digests for all ages and share with your family!
· BLACK PANTHER ADVENTURES DIGEST, on sale now
· MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES SAND TRAP!, on sale now
· MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES DECK THE MALLS!, on sale now
· AVENGERS VS. THANOS DIGEST, on sale 4/17
· MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES: SPIDER-MAN AND THE STOLEN VIBRANIUM #1, on sale 4/18
· AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: GAME ON DIGEST (SDOS) , on sale 5/2
· SPIDER-MAN: FREE FALLING DIGEST, on sale 5/15
· MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES: THE SPIDER-DOCTOR #1, on sale 5/30
· MARVEL SUPER HERO ADVENTURES BUGGIN’ OUT!, on sale 6/5
· MARVEL RISING: ALPHA #1, on sale 6/13
· ANT-MAN AND THE WASP ADVENTURES DIGEST, on sale 6/19
To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com
or simply chat with some of your favorite heroes with Marvel’s chatbot accessible through Twitter and Facebook
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