Browsing: Free Comic Book Day

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William Shatner Presents Added to Free Comic Book Day

Bluewater Productions has announced it will have a special one-shot collector’s edition of William Shatner Presents in time for Free Comic Book Day.  Included in the anthology is an original prologue story from the upcoming Tek War series. This 12-page prequel takes place 4 years before the initial storyline.  The story centers on protagonist Jake Cardigan’s arrest and conviction for murder as well as Tek trafficking.  The story also  leaves several clues as to important plot points that will happen in the series.  We get an insiders look at the Tek War universe and the history behind Jake’s  troubled past.…

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Marvel Unveils FCBD Title and Cover

Want a free comic book? Of course you do.  Want a free Avengers comic book? Marvel has announced it will release The Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis and Jim Cheung on Free Comic Book Day coming up May 2, 2009.  The FCBD edition will feature a new story that ties into the goings on in the rest of the Marvel Universe. Take the jump for the full cover shot.

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Heroes And Dreams Free Comic Book Day Event

I spent this past Free Comic Book Day at Heroes And Dreams in Flowood, MS. I’m sure you have already read my reviews of the free comics my family picked up (didn’t you?), but now I can let you know a little more about what activities happened at the store before we made it there. An appearance by the Mississippi Outpost of the 501st An appearance by the Mandalorian Mercs Artist Jesse Labbe was in-store to draw sketches for the fans Take the jump for more about the event, plus a gallery of images too.

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Comic Book Ink Free Comic Book Day Event

We are starting to see some images float in from the various Free Comic Book Day events that took place across the country. First up is Comic Book Ink from Takoma, Washington that celebrated its sixth FCBD. The store gave away a ton of free posters from Regal Cinemas Artist Jesse Munoz cranked out 65 sketches for those that stopped by the store 8,000 comics were given away, and Comic Book Ink had enough left over to donate the extras to Oakwood Elementary School and mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (Way to go guys!) and yes, there were plenty of costumed…

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Free Comic Day Hat-Trick Review

Or, “F-R-E-E, that spells free…” This past Saturday was Free Comic Book Day, and my family and I went to one of the comic stores in our area to partake in the festivities. Unfortunately, as we do not have the logistics to accurately plan a time of departure with a five-week old daughter, we missed out on many of the events at Heroes And Dreams. Fortunately, we did not miss out on the free comics! I picked up a copy of Gemstone Publishing’s EC Sampler, my wife chose the Bongo Comics Free-For-All, and we picked up a copy of DC’s…

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TwoMorrows Free Comic Book Day Offering

During Free Comic Book Day (TOMORROW!) TwoMorrows Publishing will be giving away its Comics Go Hollywood title. This 32-page comic-size book was assembled exclusively for Free Comic Book Day by the company’s regular magazine editors, and reveals secrets behind fans’ favorite on-screen heroes, and what’s involved in taking a character from the comics page to the big screen. It includes storyboards from DC’s animated hit “The New Frontier” (courtesy of DRAW! magazine), JEPH LOEB on writing for both Marvel Comics and the Heroes TV show (courtesy of WRITE NOW! magazine), details of an unseen X-Men movie (courtesy of ALTER EGO…

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Arcana Jumps on Free Comic Book Day

Tomorrow is the day! Free Comic Book Day, and Arcana Studio is offering Arcana Studio Presents. Arcana Studio presents Kade, The Gwai, Burn and 100 Girls — four of Arcana’s iconic series — in one issue of all-new stories published just for Free Comic Book Day 2008! Kade, the enigmatic warrior who doesn’t feel, but always hurts! The Gwai, the little critter lost in the Canadian North! Burn, a prisoner in his own body! Sylvia, one of 100 Girls genetically created for the U.S. government! Arcana Studio Presents features four all-new stories of action, adventure and intrigue in the way…

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Top Cow Creators Signings For Free Comic Book Day

If you are a comic publisher not participating in Free Comic Book Day, you are missing quite the opportunity. If you are a comic reader who is not participating in Free Comic Book Day, you are going to miss out on a lot of great stuff. Free Comic Book Day has moved beyond going into the LCS and picking up a few free issues, stores across the country are really getting into the event by getting creators to come and do signings. Top Cow Productions has sent Major Spoilers its list of creators, their signing times and locations.

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Archie Comics Sneak Peek of the Week

Archie Comics has once again sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving next week. Among the this week’s selection of Pals-n-Gals Digest #121 and Veronica #188, we also have a look at two of the Archie Comics Free Comic Book Day titles arriving this weekend. Also, if you want your comics signed by Archie Comics creators, you can find the following at various locations across the nation this Saturday. Craig Boldman, writer for ARCHIE COMICS, will be available to meet with fans and sign autographs from 10:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm COMICS 2 GAMES 166 Mt.…

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Platinum Studios Steps up for Troops and FCBD

Platinum Studios is a silver sponsor for this year’s Free Comic Book Day being held in comic shops and books stores across the country. The company is taking it a step further by helping to get comics in the hands of military personel around the world. Working with Operation Troop Aid, the companies will send 27,000 comics and graphic novels to troops stationed in Iraq. In addition to sending comics around the world, Platinum Studios will be distributing a Hero By Night mini-issue, and a sneak peek of Gunplay. DJ Coffman, creator of Hero By Night, and Jorge Vega, creator…

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Meet J.M. DeMatteis at FCBD Signing

Boom! Studios has snagged J.M. DeMatteis to sign copies of his Stardust Kid trade paperback during Free Comic Book Day this weekend. DeMatteis who penned Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt, Moonshadow, Brooklyn Dreams, Blood: A Tale, Justice League International and Abadazad will be signing at Meltdown Comics (7522 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, California) from noon until 2:00 PM this Saturday. The all-ages hit comic series, The STARDUST KID was recently collected into trade paperback by BOOM! Studios. Featuring stunning artwork by Mike Ploog, THE STARDUST KID is a fantastic tale of four children who must solve the mystery of…The Stardust Kid,…

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Comic Book Ink Celebrating Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is a few short days away, and Comic Book Ink in Tacoma, WA is getting into the action in a big way again this year. Not only will the store be giving away a lot of comics, they have guest appearances and other freebies for those who show up bright and early. Members of the local 501st SQUADRON of STAR WARS re-creationists A Special Appearance by POWER GIRL A Tentative Appearance by LOBSTER JOHNSON from HELLBOY Folks from the Lakewood Regal Cinemas with FREE POSTERS for folks who sign up for their incredible REGAL CROWN CARD..the…

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