The single issues of Marvel Comics have included free digital copies for a few years now, and now it's moving toward the collected editions. Marvel has officially announced that the hardcovers for their new Marvel NOW! series will include a free digital copy, starting with All-New X-Men Vol. 1: Yesterday's X-Men Premiere HC in March.
“Marvel’s committed to not only bringing fans the best comics with Marvel NOW! but to also bringing the best value, which is why we’re the first publisher to include free digital copies with the first volumes of our top hardcover collections on this scale,” said David Gabriel, SVP of Sales, Publishing & Digital Media, Marvel Entertainment. “We’ve seen an overwhelmingly positive response from retailers and fans to the digital codes included—at no cost—in many of our monthly comics and select graphic novels. The universal support and praise for this initiatives makes it clear that including these codes with our books drives customers into comic stores on a repeated basis.”
The following titles have been confirmed to contain free digital copies:
ALL-NEW X-MEN VOL. 1: YESTERDAY’S X-MEN PREMIERE HC
AVENGERS VOL. 1: AVENGERS WORLD PREMIERE HC
CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL. 1: CASTAWAY IN DIMENSION Z BOOK 1 PREMIERE HC
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK VOL. 1: AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D. PREMIERE HC
IRON MAN VOL. 1: BELIEVE PREMIERE HC
NEW AVENGERS VOL. 1: EVERYTHING DIES PREMIERE HC
NOVA VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
SAVAGE WOLVERINE VOL. 1 PREMIERE HC
THOR: GOD OF THUNDER VOL. 1 - THE GOD BUTCHER PREMIERE HC
UNCANNY AVENGERS VOL. 1: THE RED SHADOW PREMIERE HC
UNCANNY X-MEN VOL. 1: REVOLUTION PREMIERE HC
Will you be buying the hardcovers now that you get a free digital copy?