So if you’re a fan of Dennis the Menace, Minnie the Minx and the Bash Street Kids, you’ll be able to relive all your childhood reading-comics-under-the-sheets memories inside the comfort of your iPad.
The five free issues is a generous extra. Too many Newsstand publications offer very little, if anything at all, in the way of try-it-and-see content for people who may be considering a subscription. Five full issues is an excellent taster, though.
A nice Newsstand touch I spotted here that I’ve not seen elsewhere: during download, you’re given the choice of downloading storage-hungry video files or streaming them later on.