FCBD: Diamond Comic Distributors Announces Gold Sponsors
The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Committee has selected its twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s top annual event, Free Comic Book Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at participating comic book shops. Next year marks the largest Free Comic Book Day ever with 60 comics available to choose from including fan-favorite and new comic book characters that encourages readers to explore the fun and excitement that comics have to offer.
Chosen by comic shop retailers on the FCBD Committee, there’s a free comic book for everyone’s taste from the Gold Sponsors: from superheroes, to action- adventure, and all-ages favorites.
“Once again, comic book publishers are giving fans what they want: great stories with recognizable characters all inside a free comic book!” said Dan Manser, FCBD spokesperson. “This year’s Gold Sponsors are comprised of the top publishers in the comics industry we we’re sure that fans will be pleased with the line-up. We look forward to seeing all the fans during Free Comic Book Day at participating comic shops across the nation and worldwide.”
A complete listing of all sixty FCBD titles, including the twelve Gold and forty-eight Silver comic books, can be found in the January issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ PREVIEWS catalog, on sale at all comic book shops January 1, 2014 . Look for a separate announcement next Thursday, December 19, about FCBD’s 2014 Silver Sponsors and their comic book titles.
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Free Comic Book Day 2014: Gold Comics
- ARCHIE COMICS| ARCHIE COMIC DIGEST FCBD 2014 EDITION Archie Comics
- BONGO COMICS| BONGO COMICS FREE-FOR-ALL! FCBD 2014 EDITION
- BOOM! STUDIOS| KABOOM! SUMMER BLAST 2014 FCBD EDITION
- DARK HORSE COMICS| AVATAR/ ITTY BITTY HELLBOY/JUICE SQUEEZERS FCBD 2014 EDITION
- DC ENTERTAINMENT| DC COMICS- THE NEW 52: FUTURES END FCBD SPECIAL EDITION
- FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS| UNCLDE SCROOGE: A MATTER OF SOME GRAVITY FCBD 2014 EDITION
- IDW PUBLISHING| TRANSFORMERS VS. G.I. JOE FCBD 2014 EDITION
- IMAGE COMICS| RISE OF THE MAGI #0
- MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT| GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY FCBD 2014 EDITION
- PAPERCUTZ| MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS FCBD 2013 EDITION
- UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES| SPONGEBOB FREESTYLE FUNNIES FCBD 2014 EDITION
- PERFECT SQUARE| HELLO KITTY: SURPRISE! FCBD 2014 EDITION
Additional Sponsors for FCBD 2014 Include:
- Your Local Comic Shop
- C2E2 Chicago Comic Con and Entertainment Expo
- New York Comic Con
- San Diego Comic Con
- Transcontinental Printing
ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY—Free Comic Book Day is the comic book specialty market’s annual event where participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is held the first Saturday in May and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops.