The December 30th comic releases may arrive at your comic shop, and it may not depending on how your shop owner has things scheduled for the holidays.  For those participating in the Marvel program, the company has announced it’s bring the new year in early with a bunch of free stuff, including calendars, comics and more.  With end of the year being a crazy time, and holidays totally screwing with shipping, this event from Marvel might end up being a way for store owners to bring in those extra bucks.

Press Release

Marvel Comics is pleased to announce the official Marvel’s New Year’s Eve EVE Party all day Wednesday, December 30th—right at your participating local comic shop! Fans of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, and all things Marvel are invited to come in and celebrate the new year during this all-day event.  Among the giveaway items will be a free 2010 Marvel Super Hero calendar, Exclusive Avengers ID Cards to collect & trade, a free comic book – Origins of Siege – which features an all-new prologue  to the 2010’s HOTTEST event by Brian Michael Bendis, and more!

“Marvel would like to thank everyone for making 2009 such a milestone year,” says Marvel Senior Vice President of Sales and Circulation Publishing David Gabriel.  “As we wrap up our 70th Anniversary, we wanted to partner with local comic book shops to show our gratitude and also wish everyone a safe, happy, and marvelous 2010!”

Swing by your participating local comic shop on December 30th for your free giveaways at the Marvel New Year’s Eve EVE party and make yours Marvel in 2010!

via Marvel


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1 Comment

  1. Marvel is wise – the lure of free stuff will create a sound not unlike the sucking of money from my bank account every wednesday.

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