Firmware update v6.20 for the PSP delivered the Digital Comics Reader to the XMB on your handheld and the PlayStation Network comic service will go live in December in the US.

But if you want a head start, you can nab the first comic…entirely free. As announced over at the PlayStation Blog , after downloading the most recent PSP update, you can enter the following code and get yourself a digital copy of "Star Trek: Year Four – The Enterprise Experiment."

724K-A4BG-JLD7

Everyone can use this code but it will only continue to work through December 16, and it must be redeemed directly on the PSP; you can't use the PS3 or Media Go. If you want, you can grab even more comics by first visiting the PlayStation Comics website and PlayStation on Twitter . Looky, more codes! I have no idea how many people like the idea of reading comics on their PSP but it must've been a requested feature, right?  Personally, I never got into comic books but it seems like they often go hand-in-hand with gamers, especially back in the day.

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frylock25
frylock25
11 years ago

i have a pretty big comic collection. havent read comics in years but still love them. not sure how i feel about this whole idea and i dont think i will pay per issue. im not sure how it will all work. i tried to download these comics last night and they would not work. not sure why.

and the second code is for a free transformers comic.

EC2N-9HBR-HJD6

if anyone gets the twitter one post up the code.


Last edited by frylock25 on 11/21/2009 2:42:16 PM

NeoHumpty
NeoHumpty
11 years ago

I needed to go under Account Management and deactivate/reactivate my psp, then download them from my History. From what I could find on pricing it looks like they may offer subscriptions, sets and graphic novels. Batman Arkham Asylum FTW!

Superman915
Superman915
11 years ago

I love comics, but I read more DC than Marvel. And I don't think I'd want to read them on a tiny ass PSP screen.

NeoHumpty
NeoHumpty
11 years ago

It does a great job of zooming in and scanning where you should be looking just by hitting right (or left to go back). Kind of frame by frame. Plus it lets you play your mp3's while you read. No one seems to be mentioning that feature. There are 15 years worth of stories I've missed. I may do some catching up now. Check out the Transformer comic. It's well worth a look.

BlackBriar
BlackBriar
11 years ago

Cool, I'm with you DC is the best, But Spawn is my all time Favorite!

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

The free Transformers comic was some gangster shit! The Digital Comics Reader is cool.

Loves it.

Banky A
Banky A
11 years ago

The Star Trek code is invalid for me. Is it only for US?

NeoHumpty
NeoHumpty
11 years ago

Yeah, Transformers was my fav, too. Star Trek is listed as US only.

Naztycuts
Naztycuts
11 years ago

What's the next ad campaign for PSP? "It only does everything… else" XD

kevinater321
kevinater321
11 years ago

everywhere just got better..again.

Superman915
Superman915
11 years ago

its kind of interesting they went for Marvel Comics (for this and official Sackboy costumes) and not DC, since isn't Sony making an exclusive DC MMORPG?


Last edited by Superman915 on 11/21/2009 3:31:00 PM

BlackBriar
BlackBriar
11 years ago

It's coming, DC Comics and Sony have a good work history. Take that Microsoft! you have Marvel ha!

leatherface
leatherface
11 years ago

this is the code for the Transformer comic
EC2N-9HBR-HJD6

kevinater321
kevinater321
11 years ago

Nice pic dude! Thats a sweet idea, i might do that next year 😀

NeoHumpty
NeoHumpty
11 years ago

I haven't read comics for about 15 years…until last night. I read all of them except for Astro Boy. I have to say I am impressed. If they keep the prices low enough, there are definitely some back stories I'd like to read on this thing. Civil War will be my first purchase. I liked the reader way more than I expected to. It does a great job of scanning through where you want it to. And the Transformer's comic was really well done. It even shakes the screen on explosions. Well done, Sony. Thank you. Now I'm just hoping for a HUGE collection to browse through. Fingers crossed for "Preacher".

Axe99
Axe99
11 years ago

Aye, gave this a run and was pleasantly surprised – I haven't read comics in years, as they tend to stack up about the place and cause a mess – the PSP solution (and even better if they come to the PS3 as well) looks to be mighty fine, and I'd be very surprised if I didn't check a few series out :).

JBLAZE
JBLAZE
11 years ago

just tried it, pretty sweet.

sonic1899
sonic1899
11 years ago

i wouldn't mind if they offered some manga too :3

Orvisman
Orvisman
11 years ago

Hit up the Japanese PSP store then.

Qubex
Qubex
11 years ago

Need to get myself a PSP then 🙂

Q!

"i am home"

frylock25
frylock25
11 years ago

i read through the transformers comic and was pretty suprised at how cool it was. i was a little disappointed with the comic itself as there was not a lot of reading in it but the art work was fantastic. didnt do the other ones yet but not realy into star trek. i will check it out at some point though. i will have to wait and see how much this costs before i actually do it but i am interested.

Cholo Gamer
Cholo Gamer
11 years ago

For you my friends are some codes
63N8-R2BF-9E4D — Aleister Arcane #1
FF3N-H7B6-M2JF — Astro Boy: Movie Adaptation #1
724K-A4BG-JLD7 — Star Trek Year Four: The Enterprise Experiment #1
EC2N-9HBR-HJD6 — Transformers: All Hail Megatron #1

Kowhoho
Kowhoho
11 years ago

The things that I'm mainly looking forward to are the 300 comics (saw the movie, loved it), the FLCL manga if it turns out they will distribute them, and finally the Watchmen comics. Rorschach is such a badass.

Beamboom
Beamboom
11 years ago

Oh yesss, as a Marvel-fan for 30+ years now this is sweet news. I havent tried the comic reader yet, but if it works good then I'll look forward to get updated on the stories in the Marvel universe!