Marvel Unlimited, Marvel’s digital comics subscription service that provides subscribers with access to over 17,000 digital Marvel comics, has been named the Best Entertainment Mobile Site & App in the 20th Annual Webby Awards.
The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) is the leading international award honoring excellence on the internet. The IADAS is comprised of digital industry experts including Tumblr founder, David Karp, Executive Creative Director at Refinery29, Piera Gelardi, Musicians Questlove & Grimes, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone, Jimmy Kimmel, and and creator of the .gif file format, Steve Wilhite.
“Marvel Unlimited has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
“We are proud to see the Marvel Unlimited app honored with a Webby,” said Kristin Vincent, VP of Digital Products at Marvel. “We work tirelessly to listen to fans and keep improving the service. We see people who have been reading in the app for years and have just started to touch the sides of the ever-growing 17,000 comics archive. We’re always adding new reading lists to help people discover new corners of the Marvel Universe and will continue to push the boundaries of experiencing comics in new ways digitally.”
Marvel Unlimited will be honored at the star-studded Webby Awards ceremony on Monday May 16th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Winners have the opportunity to deliver one of the Webby Awards’ famous-5-Word Speeches. You can catch all the highlights on The Webby Awards YouTube channel. You can also find a full list of The Webby Awards and Webby People’s Voice Winners at webbyawards.com/winners.