Get your first look at the events leading up the biggest movie of the year–“Marvel’s The Avengers”–this Sunday in MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS PRELUDE: FURY’S BIG WEEK #1 (of 8), free on the Marvel Comics App! That’s right, not only is Marvel giving you the first look at new footage from “Marvel’s The Avengers” in a special commercial during the big game, but the Marvel Comics app will feature the first issue of this action packed series for FREE! Subsequent issues of MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS PRELUDE: FURY’S BIG WEEK will arrive every Tuesday beginning February 14 for 99 cents per issue.

“We’ve worked hand-in-hand with Marvel Studios to create an exciting story set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that sets the stage perfectly for the most anticipated film of the summer,” said Axel Alonso, Marvel Editor-in-Chief. “Now, for the first time, you’ll find out just what happened to some of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on the road to ‘Marvel’s The Avengers.'”

What is the Avengers Initiative? And what are the secrets of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Nick Fury? The answers arrive in MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS PRELUDE: FURY’S BIG WEEK, and the first issue is free this Sunday only on the Marvel Comics App!

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Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week #1 preview art by Luke Ross
Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week #1 preview art by Luke Ross
Marvel’s The Avengers Prelude: Fury’s Big Week #1 cover art


Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”–the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble in summer 2012.

In addition to “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3” on May 3, 2013; and “Thor 2” on November 15, 2013.

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