Through the launch of 'Chhota Comics' service on Vodafone, customers can access comic strips and full length comics of popular Indian and international titles like Suppandi, Chacha Chaudhary, Mickey and Donald, Akbar Birbal, Winnie the Pooh and Hanuman etc. on their mobile phones, Vodafone said in a statement.

“With the launch of 'Chhota Comics' service, we aim to further enhance our customers' experience by providing them with advanced features and more comic categories,” Vodafone Essar Chief Marketing Officer Kumar Ramanathan said.

Last year, Vodafone had launched Amar Chitra Katha on its network.

The comic store has over 35 popular titles under various categories and is priced at Rs 2 per comic strip and Rs 15 per full length comic.

The 'Chhota Comics' will include features like pan, zoom and vibrate and customers can download the application reader for free, it said.

Vodafone had 94.14 million users by January 31, 2010, according to telecom regulator Trai.