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 […]
Tweet This week Valiant are spring-boarding off their Free Comic Book Day offerings to announce “Summer of Valiant” previews of upcoming titles. Their first announcement was that QUANTUM AND WOODY would be coming back starting in July, their first super hero team to grace the Valiant charge into their highly regarded and fan favorite lines […]
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, […]
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. […]
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.
Free Comic Book Day founder Joe Field looks back on this year’s event (no permalinks) with some numbers:
By all accounts, it was one of the biggest Free Comic Book Days yet, with most stores reporting “sell-outs” early on and crowds and — importantly — SALES that rivaled their biggest days ever. It was also a media event as over 200 news stories show.
Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 7th, 2011! And there are very likely some comics-related festivities happening in your area, or at the very least some free comic books.
There are way too many happenings to cover here. Diamond has a master list of events, including interviews by Darwyn Cooke and Humberto Ramos and the FCBD site has a monster list of signings organized alphabetically by state!
“We are also lucky to have a huge number of returning guests to this year’s Free Comic Book Day,” Munn continued, ” With members of the 501st LEGION of STAR WARS RECREATIONISTS, phenomenal SKETCH ARTIST JESSE MUNOZ, the folks from the LAKEWOOD REGAL CINEMAS will be on hand to give out FREE POSTERS, comic book fans dressed up as a myriad of characters, including BLACK CAT, OUR COSTUME CONTEST a chance to meet some of Tacoma’s Own Phenomenal Rollergirls, THE DOCKYARD DERBY DAMES and MORE!
…To celebrate the release of its widely anticipated Free Comic Book Day flip book featuring fan-favorite properties Mouse Guard and Fraggle Rock™, Archaia is excited to announce RED FRAGGLE will make a live appearance on Free Comic Book Day (May 1, 2010) at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, Calif.
…FREE COMIC BOOKS DAY – BUYING & SELLING – Plus FREE APPRAISALS!!!WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 1st from 10:00AM to 5:00PM WHERE: Phoenix Comics, 4 Gray Rock Road, Scarsdale, New York 10583 Joel Rosenberg, founder and owner of longtime Westchester institution, Phoenix Comics in Scarsdale, welcomes Joseph (The Avalanche of Wonder) Koch and Michael (Big Apple Conventions) Carbonaro to celebrate “Free Comics Day” with an unprecedented buying and selling extravaganza!
…Along with the free books and sketches, each location will be raffling off special prizes such as year long subscriptions to some of the most popular comics on the market today, autographed books, statues and toys plus there will be a “scavenger hunt” that will encourage people to visit all three locations for a chance to win a huge prize!
Top Cow Productions, Inc. is proud to announce today its plans for this weekend’s Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 1st, which takes place in comic shops across North America. Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where participating direct market stores give out free comics to anyone that walks into their store.