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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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Don’t Forget Free Comic Book Day This Saturday!

Hey everyone, don’t forget this weekend (May 3, 2008) is free comic book day at comic book stores across the nation. We Want Your Photos! If you attend FCBD, take some pictures and send them our way! This year FCBD falls on the same weekend as the launch of Iron Man, so expect an increase of people going in and out of stores. Take the jump for the complete list of free comics you’ll be able to snag. There are some great titles in the list including Atomic Robo and Friends, as well as some great all ages books from…

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Atomic Robo Returns with New Series

As we mentioned in the Alpha episode of the Major Spoilers podcast, Atomic Robo is getting an ongoing series this fall. Fans of the Tesla created automaton can get a peek at the new adventures this May during Free Comic Book Day with Red 5’s Atomic Robo/Neozoic offering. If you can’t wait that long, take the jump and get a five page sneak peek now.

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Free Comic Book Day a Success for Comic Book Ink

The best part about Free Comic Book Day is it has the potential to bring in so many new comic book readers. All across the country stores opened their doors to crowds who had never even stepped foot in a comic store before. According to Comic Book Ink in Tacoma, Washington this was the biggest year ever for the company. Take the jump for their photo diary and much more…and uh… Power Girl!

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Going to be in Phoenix on Saturday?

If the answer is yes, head over to Atomic Comics on May 5th and meet the creative team behind Image Comics’ Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer. Writer Joshua Ortega and artists Nat Jones and Jay Fotos will be there to meet fans from 12 to 5PM, and I would bet if you ask nicely, they’ll even sign some stuff for you. FRANK FRAZETTA’S DEATH DEALER is a dark fantasy epic that tells the story behind Frazetta’s enduring archetype. The story centers on the iconic character’s battle to keep war from enveloping the land of Iparsia. With big action, haunting characters and…

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Free Comic Book Day Costume Contest

I really like it when stores go all out to support Free Comic Book Day, and I’m really excited about this year for several reason; Major Spoilers is sponsoring the free Spider-Man III event with MyExtraLife.com in Utah, Planet Comicon is taking place that same weekend in Kansas City, and Comic Book Ink will be hosting their second annual Free Comic Book Day Costume Contest. The store will be awarding prizes in five categories this year: Best Costume – Superhero (Youth Division) Best Costume – Superhero (Adult Division/16 Years or Older) Best Costume – Inspired by a Film (Youth Division)…

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Dyno Force #0 Absent from FCBD

Zenescope Entertainment has let Major Spoilers know Dyno Force #0, which was originally scheduled for Free Comic Book Day, will not ship. There appears to be some legal reasons for the delay that the company will not discuss, but Zenescope is working with Diamond to relist the issue along with Dyno Force #1 for only $.50 a book. “We’re very disappointed that we will be unable to ship the FCBD issue of Dyno Force to retailers in time for the event,” explains Zenescope co-founder Joe Brusha. “We are still very excited about this series and we still plan to stick…

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