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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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? [...]
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 [...]
TweetThis year, publishers have distributed fifty-two titles for Free Comic Book Day this Saturday. While it is not uncommon for many comics shops to order all of the titles, it is becoming common that most comics shops anticipate large crowds of customers. While this is a good thing, it means that the stores must limit the [...]
TweetFree Comic Book Day is coming up, and Marvel have today revealed what their release is going to be – Infinity, by Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung. This looks like a prelude to the oft-rumoured cosmic event Marvel will be running in Autumn (why have just one event a year?). However, strangely enough there’s no [...]
TweetThe Silver level sponsors for 2013′s Free Comic Book Day have been revealed and it’s an eclectic mix, as usual. The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Committee is pleased to announce the complete list of Gold and Silver Sponsors and their comic books available for FCBD 2013, which will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013. [...]
Tweet___________________________________________________________________________ A few months ago, I brainstormed about how Halloween mini-comics being offered by Diamond could be used in a variety of ways to promote comics and have some fun! (Read that again… there are event suggestions and a timeline there, which I’ve paralleled below, but did not exactly duplicate.) During C2E2, Diamond announced that [...]
Following in the footsteps of Sergio Aragones and Darwyn Cooke, Jim Lee will provide the art for next year’s commemorative Free Comic Book Day t-shirt, with an homage to the JLA and Jose Luis Garcia Lopez. The shirt will be on sale in comic shops on April 11, in advance of Free Comic Book Day on May 5, but can be preordered via the January Previews.
We already gave you the Gold Sponsor books, but here’s the entire Free Comic Book Day 2012 lineup, including everything from kids books to Gilbert Hernandez. More information on all titles available at the FCBD site.