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Marvel Unveils Digital Plans at SXSW

Now we can talk about what Marvel #1, Project Gamma and more is all about.

Marvel recently released some teasers that left people scratching their heads more than usual. These teasers were some planned announcements at this weekend's SXSW.


One of the announcements was for Project Gamma.


Basically Project Gamma plans to give digital comics a 'smart soundtrack.' According to Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, Project Gamma isn an "adaptive, non-repetitive score" that will change with each swipe from panel to panel on your tablet or smartphone. Marvel will be working with production companines Momentum Worldwide and CORD. Their composers have worked on Harry Potter, Drive, The King's Speech and Looper. Due to the adaptive nature, the score will change depending on the speed at which the reader flips through the panels.

== TEASER ==

Here is a video teaser Marvel has released:

As for the Marvel #1 teasers we've seen, Marvel will be making 700 of their #1 isues available for free so you can determine if you want to give the series a try. Make a note that this runs until 11 p.m. Eastern Tuesday, March 12. 700 is a lot of free comics.

Other announcements include weekly Infinite Comics. The first series is WOLVERINE: JAPAN'S MOST WANTED, written by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour with art by Paco Diaz.

Marvel Unlimited is now avaiable on mobile devices with an all-new app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with an app coming soon to Android devices.

There are also plans for more Marvel original video to go along with their existing programs such as The Watcher and Marvel Super Heroes: What The?

Stay tuned for more information on all of these new announcements.

Source: Marvel and cnet.