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  1. Entertainment

    Marvel #1 Tries Again: 700 Free Digital Downloads Available Until Midnight Tomorrow Night

    We got mad psyched a few weeks ago when Marvel tried to offer free digital downloads of 700 titles from their current and past runs. Well, the giveaway didn't quite work. The servers were overwhelmed by the surge and everything slogged to a halt because, hey, free stuff. Now it's take two: Marvel's trying again to hook you with the offer of up to 700 first-issue downloads, but rather than making it a crazy free-for-all, fans need to sign up on ComiXology's special promotions page -- assuming they can keep that page working. Oh, and you've got less than two days to get in on this.

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  2. Tech

    DeviantArt Teams With Madefire for User-Created Digital Publishing

    Digital comics are great, but largely they're just stagnant images of pages of a print book. Not that there's anything wrong with traditional comics, but there's just more potential with digital formatting. To help artists harness that potential Madefire has created a Motion Book Tool to bring sequential art to life, and DeviantArt just teamed up with them to let its users create vibrate motion comics.

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  3. Entertainment

    Marvel Offers 700 Free Digital 1st Issues, But You May Need To Be Patient Downloading Them

    It looks like Marvel may have underestimated just how much people like free stuff. At SXSW this weekend, the publisher announced they would be offering digital downloads of the first issues of 700 titles from the company's current run, as well as their storied past. Sounds like a pretty great deal, right? Well, you're not alone in thinking that -- so many people agree with you, in fact, that as I type this, links to the giveaway on both digital comic clearinghouse Comixology and Marvel's in-house digital comic shop are overwhelmed with traffic and not so much working.

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  4. Entertainment

    Free, Public Domain Golden Age Comics Online

    The Digital Comic Museum is a website that is collecting public domain comic books from the Golden Age of Comics, which is generally thought to be between the 1930s and 1950s, and is making them available for the low, low price of free.

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