This year’s “Christmas in May” for comic book fans is now over, and it was a big success for many of us. Still, I believe some folks don’t quite understand what Free Comic Book Day is all about, so it didn’t work as well in some instances I heard about.
Indie publisher Z2 Comics is including something unexpected with their Free Comic Book Day release: a new song by bluesman Robert Finley and Grammy-Award winner Dan Auerbach.
[FCBD] Secret Empire and Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man arrive to take on Free Comic Book Day
If you were dismayed that you would have to wait until June to read Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, you are in luck as Marvel is releasing a lead-in issue featuring Spider-Man and Secret Empire!
PRESS RELEASE – BOOM! Studios, in association with ABC Television Network & Twentieth Century Fox Television, is proud to reveal the cover to FRESH OFF THE BOAT PRESENTS: LEGION OF DOPE-ITUDE FEATURING LAZY BOY, available at participating stores on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 6th. Award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, New Super-Man) and artist Jorge Corona (Feathers, Teen Titans Go!) bring the stars of the pioneering hit television series to life in comic book form for the very first time… with a super-powered twist!
Free Comic Book Day will be here before we know it, and Valiant Entertainment is teasing us this morning with a look at X-O Manowar FCBD Special arriving in May.
PRESS RELEASE – FCBD RIVERDALE, a special version of the commemorative one-shot issue that serves as a prelude to the new CW RIVERDALE TV series, will arrive in comic book shops in North America this May for Free Comic Book Day.
PRESS RELEASE – Action Lab Entertainment’s first original Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir story will be featured in their Free Comic Book Day Silver offering!
PRESS RELEASE – Image Comics is pleased to announce participation in Free Comic Book Day 2017 with these fun, vibrant, all-ages titles—KID SAVAGE by Joe Kelly and Ilya and I HATE IMAGE COMICS by Skottie Young. Free Comic Book Day will take place Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at participating comic book shops worldwide.
PRESS RELEASE – Portland’s premier independent comic book publisher, is excited to present their Gold and Silver Sponsor Free Comic Book Day 2017 comics—RICK AND MORTY FCBD 2017 EDITION and BAD MACHINERY FCBD 2017 EDITION!
PRESS RELEASE – Dark Horse Comics is excited to feature stories from Buffy: The High School Years and Plants vs. Zombies: Unrest in the Old West™ in our all-ages issue for Free Comic Book Day on May 6, 2017!
PRESS RELEASE – Jay Baruchel (Goon, Goon-Last of the Enforcers, This is the End, Man Seeking Woman, How to Train Your Dragon) joins the Captain Canuck team to co-write the Free Comic Book Day edition of Captain Canuck: Year One for Chapterhouse Comics with Editor in Chief and series writer Kalman Andrasofszky.
It was only a couple of weekends ago that Batman Day was held for 2016. That seems to be turning into a successful yearly event at local comics shops! Coming at the end of October will be Halloween ComicFest, the fall’s version of Free Comic Book Day. It will be held on the last Saturday of the month, the 29th. There will be free comics and other treats galore at participating locations!
Last week, I talked about Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) being held this past Saturday, May 7. I managed to get to three different stores on that day, and I noticed a few things I wanted to talk about. Also, friends attended other locations, and they also gave me things to talk about as well!
If you are planning on going out and about this weekend for Free Comic Book Day, be sure to check out the Image Comics creators who will be signing across the country.