Diamond: 4.65 million comics ordered for Free Comic Book Day 2014

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Tweet This year’s Diamond Retailer Summit just wrapped up in Vegas and although we couldn’t be there, retailers have been socialing pictures and what not and I’ll have a round up on the news in a bit. Diamond also released some figures on Free Comic Book Day and it was a rousing success again: • […]

FCBD 2104: Read It or Leave It? Part Three

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TweetAnd here are the final 24 (of 60) Free Comic Book Day titles!

FCBD 2014: Read It or Leave It? Part Two

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TweetThe first half of the 2014 Silver Books (45 48 titles)! Some were a bit hard to score (thanks to JHU Comics for offering ALL 60 titles!  Four comics per customer.), but we preserved, trekking all over midtown!

FCBD 2014: Read It or Leave It? Part One

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TweetYes, there are 60 comics being offered this Saturday!  (Collect them all!)  Some of them are from well-known publishers and characters, others are a bit obscure. Since most stores limit how many comics you can grab, I’ve compiled a list in three parts, with simple reviews.  Here’s the first, featuring the Gold sponsors, which are […]

FCBD 2014: What to Grab!

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TweetYou’ve been standing in line, wishing you had something to read! You’ve finally reached the comics Santa and are flabbergasted at the cornucopia of comics being offered for FREE! Listen little boy, we have A LOT of people waiting here, so GET GOING! What do you say? Which do you pick? How do you keep […]

Escape Pod Comics celebrates FCBD this SUNDAY with Gownley, Reeder, Montclare

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Tweet Escape Pod Comics in Huntington Long Island is closed on Sturday6s, so you’ll get a second bite at the FCBD apple on Sunday at their store. And the first 10 people to buy a copy of this print by Riley Schmitz get a bonus drawing. DETAILS: Free Comic book day, the national event in […]

In India they are celebrating Free Comic Book Weekend with free downloads

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Tweet I thought this announcement of global comic book love was worth it’s very own post. This is the second time this event has been held, sponsored by the Comic Con India. And instead of going to stores, you download free comics from various Indian publishers. Sounds like a great way to experience some new […]

PLEASE check out this massive Free Comic Book Day Directory

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It’s the biggest comics book day of the year. Wondering where to go for Free Comic Book Day? Wonder no more!

Trevor at How to Love Comics has done all the hard work and put together a Free Comic Book Day Directory with over 250 entries. Will someone buy him a big steak dinner? Or give him some comic books? He deserves it.

Cover Parade: Diamond Gold Sponsor Books for 2014 Free Comic Book Day

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TweetIt’s a rite of Spring. Every May people race to the comics shop for the annual comic book holiday—Free Comics Book Day. In 2014, the free comcis are set loose on Saturday, May 3rd, and Diamond has just released information on the Gold Level Sponsor books, including the debut of DC’s Futures Past, and a […]

Another Crazy Idea!: Valentines Day Comics!

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TweetToday is Free Comic Book Day Halloween ComicFest! Today is the day kids beg trick-or-treat at local retailers, while adults are out cavorting in costumes at various bars, practicing for Santa Con in December. Myself, I’ve ordered bundles of these Halloween comics, and my siblings in Nebraska and Colorado will handing out copies to trick-or-treaters on […]

A Free Comic Book Day Sampler

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Tweetby Pam Auditore               Free Comic Book Day is not only a great opportunity for families to bond, comic book collectors to get great deals, but a chance to meet the Industry’s celebrated Writers and Artists without paying a Con Fee.  If you’re lucky, you might get a sketch […]

Bizarro Free Comic Book Day crime spree

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TweetFree Comic Book Day on Saturday was an immensely successful event which saw hundreds of signings, thousands of comics given away and untold happy faces on people getting their free comic books. It was great. So, of course, we’re going to report on the two news-of-the-weird crimes that took place during the event. In Portland, […]

What You Should Read, What You Should Leave, During Free Comic Book Day, Part Three

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TweetAnd here’s the last of the Free Comic Book Day titles for 2013! Hard to believe the first FCBD in 2002 had only four titles! ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— KELLERMAN L’AMOUR SAMPLER Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE (W) Jonathan Kellerman & Various (A) Tom Yeates, Michael Gaydos Kellerman / L’Amour features thrilling excerpts from 2 of the Random House Publishing Group’s […]

What You Should Read, What You Should Leave, During Free Comic Book Day, Part Two

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Tweet52 titles.  Hundreds of fans and curious onlookers.  A plethora of four-color enjoyment. What to grab, what to leave left behind this Free Comic Book Day 2013?  And what extra titles should you grab for those who are fans of movie and television properties, but didn’t realize there were new stories being published in comics? […]

What You Should Read, What You Should Leave, During Free Comic Book Day, Part One

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TweetYes, there are 52 comics being offered this Saturday!  (Collect them all!)  Some of them are from well-known publishers and characters, others are a bit obscure. Since most stores limit how many comics you can grab, I’ve compiled a list in three parts, with simple reviews.  Here’s the first, featuring the Gold sponsors, which are […]

Hugh Jackman promotes Free Comic Book Day Again in new video

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A new PSA with mutton-chopped yet still somehow dreamy Hugh Jackman urging us to check out free comics. Much better than last time in 2009, where an outdoor Hugh seemed to have been caught as he was about to go behind a bush to take a whiz. This one has lighting and sound and everything.