Since its emergence in Wuhan, China, COVID-19 has continued to change different facets of the entertainment industry. Now, Marvel Comics has revealed a positive change that they are making amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that will likely come as a pleasant surprise to comic book fans.

According to Marvel's website, Marvel Unlimited, the company's digital comics subscription service, is making a wide variety of its titles available for free from now until May 4.

Those who are interested in obtaining access to the comics must go to either the Apple App or Google Play store and download the Marvel Unlimited app for iOS or Android. Once you have completed that step, you will be prompted to click "Free Comics" in order to be granted the option to read the offerings. Taking advantage of this new opportunity does not require signing up for a trial subscription or entering any payment information.

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As for what characters and titles comic book fans can expect to see in the collection, several iconic stories are now easily accessible through the aforementioned apps. With stories revolving around Spider-Man, the Avengers, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, and Captain America, there is something for nearly every fan of the Marvel Universe. 

Notable features this month will include "Avengers Vs. X-Men," "The Amazing Spider-Man" (#794), "Captain Marvel" (#1), and others.

Outside of its comics, Marvel has continued to stay in the news over the past several months for a variety of unexpected reasons. Not only did the co-creator of "The Blair Witch Project" discuss taking the "Marvel approach" in the continuation of the horror series, but former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston also criticized films within the MCU in an interview with Variety. Additionally, last year, over $3K worth of comic books were stolen from a storage unit and returned to their owner thanks to an unusual tactic

Comic book movies In this photo illustration, vintage Spider-Man and X-Men Marvel comic books are seen at St. Mark's Comics on Aug. 31, 2009 in New York City. Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images