Calling all the Marvel Universe super fans: here’s your chance to enjoy more of what you love. The following list of apps provides users with access to comic books, games, and activities all centered on the Marvel Universe and all its characters and villains. Many of these are meant for kids and adults and if you’re a fan there’s a good chance you’ll want more than one of these.
The best iPad apps for Marvel
31 Oct 2015, by  Cherry Mae Torrevillas
What better way to celebrate the new Avengers film than with the Marvel Comics app that provides users with the entire Marvel universe at their fingertips. In this app you'll find hundreds of comic books available for download that feature all the popular characters. Read the latest issues of Wolverine, Thor, Iron Man, and more. There are a couple different viewing options here, you can pan your way around the pages, and you can zoom in as well. After downloading the comic you can back it up to your Marvel.com account so that even if anything happens to your device you won't lose your books.
- The app features hundreds of comic books that users can download
- The comics features all the most popular characters
- You can back up your comic books to your Marvel.com account
- The app allows you to read the comics from within
- Zoom in and pan around on the pages
Where can you go to access hundreds and even thousands of comics featuring all your favorite superheroes? The Marvel Unlimited app features more than 15,000 digital comics that are available with a subscription. The app is a culmination of more than 70 years’ worth of comics so you're going to be able to enjoy the classics as well as today's popular books. Users will be able to download comics and then have them available offline so you can read them any time. There are free comics available through the app and you can get a preview of issues before buying them.
- The app contains more than 15,000 digital comic books
- You can download your comics so that they are available offline for reading
- The app features a database with more than 70 years’ worth of comics
- You can get a preview of comics before you purchase them
- There are free comics available
It's time to step into a fast-paced action-packed adventure featuring some of the top characters in the Marvel universe. The MARVEL Contest of Champions app is where some of the greatest battles in history are about to take place. The Collector is the Elder of the Universe and he has called everyone to assemble and fight off the non-stop waves of evil villains. You're going to need to put together a team that can't be defeated, which requires you to collect, level up, and of course manage all your heroes and villains. The graphics in the game are poised to blow you away, the game controls are responsive, and this one is engaging from the moment you launch it.
- It’s time for the ultimate battle of all the superheroes versus the villains
- The graphics will blow you away
- The game is engaging and challenging
- You’ll be working to level up and defeat the non-stop enemies along the way
What kid doesn't love Lego, and while we're at it, what adult doesn't love Lego? The LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril app is an engaging and fun-filled game that features an in-depth story line that draws in all kinds of characters from the Marvel Universe. In this game your goal is to stop the villains from putting together an evil super-weapon that will be used to destroy the entire earth. There are 45 missions to take part in and you've got the ability to play as any of the more than 91 playable Lego characters. As you complete the challenges you'll also earn rewards.
- There are 45 missions to work your way through
- There are more than 91 playable Lego characters
- The game is fast-paced and filled with action
- As you complete the challenges you will earn rewards
- The graphics and game controls are responsive, fun, and engaging
How would you like a chance to combine your love of Marvel characters with a love of puzzles and arcade action? The Marvel Puzzle Quest app is able to do all of that by offering players a match three style RPG game. You will be working to match your tiles which will then take out the enemies. You've got the ability to take part in player versus player tournaments as you work to climb to the top of the Leaderboards. The upgrades are what will offer you even more power and skill and you can unlock additional characters with their own impressive skills.
- This is an RPG match-three style game
- The app supports the Leaderboards
- There are characters to unlock with their own special skills
- There are upgrades available
- Enjoy the player versus player tournaments
- The graphics are sharp, clear, and impressive
- The game controls are easy to understand
If you're a fan of the Marvel Universe then this is a way to feed your passion. The Wikia: Marvel Fan App is designed to act as a super fan guide to the Marvel Universe. This app gives users the ability to search for Marvel-related articles, articles that have been created by the Wikia community, browse through categories, chat with other community members, and read content right within the app. This is a great way to brush up on your Marvel knowledge and to fill in the gaps on story lines you may be fuzzy on. You can adjust the display screen by changing the text size and brightness so that the reading experience is comfortable.
- Browse the Wikia community for articles and content
- Chat with other community members
- Read the content within the app
- This one is created for super fans
- Adjust the brightness and text size
Do you collect Marvel figures and toys and are looking for a way to keep your collection organized? The Collection (Marvel Edition) app is a user-friendly way to organize your toy collection and have it with you at all times. The app supports all the Marvel Universe toys and figures. Use this app to mark off which ones you use, add figures to your Wishlist, add notes to figures, and if you've got more than one of something you can adjust the quantity. If you want to see the figures you own the app can do so in a fast manner. What’s great is that you’ll have this app available to you when you’re out and shopping for more items to add to your collection.
- The app gives users a way to manager their Marvel Universe toy collection
- The app is updated regularly
- Keep track of which figures you own and how many you have
- Add items to your Wishlist
- Add notes to items
How would you like to learn how to draw all your favorite Marvel heroes? The Marvel Creativity Studio app is meant for those who would love to learn how to draw all the characters in the Marvel Universe but don't know where to start. The app acts as an "interactive art studio" that can be used by all ages. There are interactive help videos to guide you through the process, you can use the grid system as you learn how to draw, you can color in the coloring pages, and build your own animated Marvel scenes. Add speech bubbles, sound effects, backgrounds, and character stickers to finish off the look.
- Learn how to draw all your favorite Marvel Universe characters
- Make use of the interactive video guides
- There are coloring pages
- You can work to make your very own animated Marvel scenes
- Add speech bubbles, sound effects, backgrounds, and character stickers to your scenes