Get free comics at participating comic book shops on Saturday May 2nd, 2015
(BALTIMORE, MD) — (April 23, 2015) —On May 2nd the most anticipated event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) will be celebrated at comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide! Over 5.6 million comic books will be given away for free to anyone who goes to one of the 2,300 participating comic book shops.
This year’s roster contains 50 free comics that include titles for everyone’s tastes, including Marvel’s Secret Wars, DC Comic’s Divergence, Bob’s Burgers, SpongeBob, Transformers, Pokemon, The Tick, Rabbids, and many more for fans to discover! Complete descriptions of the 50 FCBD titles, along with four-to-six page previews can be found online at www.freecomicbookday.com/comics.
During Free Comic Book Day, comic shops will also host community events such as costume contests, drawings by guest artists, creator signings, raffles, door prizes, photos with costumed characters, and other fun activities to take part in.
“Free Comic Book Day is the ultimate comic book experience, giving those who may be new comics, those who enjoy the TV Shows and movies based off of comic books, and also devoted comic readers, the opportunity to get great titles for free,” says Free Comic Book Day spokesperson Deborah Moreland.
“Comic shops plan their FCBD activities months in advance to give their community the best Free Comic Book Day experience. Their events help bring together like-minded fans who come to discover new stories, explore all the fun and trendy comic book and pop-culture related items available in comic shops while enjoying the biggest comic book day of the year with family and friends!”
To find a participating FCBD comic shop, view all 50 free titles, and see special FCBD messages from actors and comic book fans Mark Hamill and Robin Lord Taylor, visit www.freecomicbookday.com.
Some of the videos Special FCBD Messages are here
Free Comic Book Day 2015: Gold Comics
*Gold comics will be available at every participating retailer on May 2nd
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS| DARK CIRCLE COMICS PREVIEW
BONGO COMICS| 2014 BONGO COMICS FREE-FOR-ALL
BOOM! STUDIOS| BOOM! STUDIOS TENTH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
DARK HORSE COMICS| FIGHT CLUB/ THE GOON/ THE STRAIN
DC COMICS| DIVERGENCE
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT| BOB’S BURGERS
IDW PUBLISHING| TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #0
IMAGE COMICS|SAVAGE DRAGON: LEGACY #1
MARVEL COMICS| SECRET WARS #0
TITAN COMICS| DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL
UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES|SPONGEBOB FREESTYLES FUNNIES
VIZ MEDIA/ PERFECT SQUARE| POKÉMON
Free Comic Book Day 2015: Silver Comics
* Silver comics are optional. Not all titles will be available at participating comic shops.
12 GAUGE COMICS| I.C.E.: BAYOU BLACKOUT
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT| GRONK AND FRIENDS\
ANTARTCTIC PRESS| STEAMPUNK GOLDILOCKS
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS| SONIC/MEGA MAN: “WORLDS UNITE” FLIP-BOOK
ASPEN MLT INC. | WORLDS OF ASPEN 2015
AUTOMATIC PUBLISHING| HATTER M: LOVE OF WONDER #1
AVATAR| MERCURY HEAT DEBUT
BEGUILING BOOKS| COMIC FESTIVAL! 2015 #1
CBLDF| DEFEND COMICS
CHAPTER HOUSE/CAPTAIN CANUCK| CAPTAIN CANUCK
COMIXTRIBE| AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE #0
DARK HORSE COMICS| AVATAR, PLANTS VS ZOMBIES, BANDETTE
DRAWN & QUARTERLY| SUPERMUTANT MAGIC ACADEMY/ STEP ASIDE, POPS!
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS INC.| HIP HOP FAMILY TREE THREE-IN-ONE FEATURING COSPLAYERS
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING| OVERSTREET’S COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE
IDW PUBLISHING| TMNT: PRELUDE TO VENGANCE
LEGENDARY COMICS| LEGENDARY COMICS PREVIEW
LIQUID COMICS| GRANT MORRISON’S “STAN LEE’S SHAKRA THE INCREDIBLE”
MARVEL| AVENGERS #1
NEW ENGLAND COMICS| THE TICK
ONI PRESS| TERRIBLE LIZARD #1
PAPERCUTZ/SUPER GENIUS| LADY JUSTICE #1
REBELLION| 2000AD SPECIAL
RED 5 COMICS| BODIE TROLL AND FRIENDS
TH3RD WORLD| THE STUFF OF LEGEND: A CALL TO ARMS PREVIEW
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS| THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI
UDON ENTERTAINMENT| STREET FIGHTER: SUPER COMBO SPECIAL
VIZ MEDIA| SHONEN JUMP PRESENTS: JO JO’S BIZARE ADVENTURE/YU-GI-OH
ZENESCOPE| GRIMM FAIRY TALES PRESENTS: WONDERLAND-ONE SHOT
ZENESCOPE| JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE #5
ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY—Free Comic Book Day is the comic book specialty market’s annual event where participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their comic shops. The event is held the first Saturday in May and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops. From super-heroes to slice-of-life to action/adventure and beyond, Free Comic Book Day has a comic book for everyone!
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