Process junkies, Dan Slott has made your day. Over at his Jinxworld message board, he’s offered up the plot, script and lettering notes for the Free Comic Book Day Spider-Man issue from 2011, giving you a glimpse into how the comic was made. It’s an interesting insight into the writing (and fine-tuning) process; I only [...]
On Free Comic Book Day, Arcana Comics released a teaser for their updated Oz tale, “The Steam Engines of Oz”. Jumping on the bandwagon to bring a modern twist to the classic magical world, Sean Patrick O’Reilly and Erik Hendrix show us a steam-punked version of Oz where Victoria Wright and her pals try to... Read More
Tom Brevoort answers a question I’ve had since last weekend’s Free Comic Book Day issue: In what world could Avengers: Endless Wartime be called “Marvel’s First Original Graphic Novel,” considering the 1980s line of OGNS? Those are absolutely all great books, but none of them really fit the parameters of a Graphic Novel in the [...]
One of the majorly overlooked aspects of the Free Comic Book Day promotion is that many shops use it as an opportunity to raise money for charity. One shop in Laredo, Texas, raised money for the family of a young girl diagnosed with leukemia. Show More Summary
Ryan Haupt considers the concept of free, and in the process, accidentally outs himself as the Grinch of Comics: Then there’s Free Comic Book Day, which from what I can see on the internet seems to be a HUGE deal and I honestly can’t force myself to care. I get the impetus, it’s a good [...]
POW! BANG! TASER! HANDCUFFS. A man from Portland, Maine, interrupted one store's Free Comic Book Day celebration when he threw a Ghostbuster to the... Read more: Video, Dumb Crime, Adam Barnes, Adam Barnes Ghostbuster Assault, Adam Barnes Stormtrooper Assault, Adam Barnes Arrested, Stormtrooper Ghostbuster Assault, Adam Barnes Portland, Weird News News
Comic book and cosplay aficionados came out Saturday for Free Comic Book Day. That's keeping Austin weird in the best possible way. [ more › ]
Walt Disney passed on the chance to excite kids with a special edition of Iron Man for Free Comic Book Day on May 4. Each year, publishers submit issues to be distributed to anyone who wanders into a comics shop that day. Marvel's choice...Show More Summary
I’m in the Phoenix, Arizona area for the entire month of May, in part to prepare for my move there in a few months. I figured that Free Comic Book Day – which also fell on May the Fourth this year – was as good a time as any to begin exploring the geek community [...]
We’ve got more with David Giuntoli, star of NBC’s GRIMM, on what is the big reveal for season two and what we can expect in Season 3, plus Free Comic Book Day fun & profits, Image’s big sales and comics in general with another good month...Show More Summary
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Seen here celebrating not having to eat through a straw, the Stormtrooper and Ghostbuster attacked by 31-year old Adam Barnes dance outside Coast City Comics on Free Comic Book Day. The two were attacked at 2:30PM by a drunk Barnes,Show More Summary
CBR spoke with Scott Snyder and Jim Lee during a Free Comic Book Day signing about their upcoming title, "Superman Unchained," and Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman: Zero Year" origin story.
People flocked to local comic shops this past Saturday to get their hands on some free books, courtesy of Free Comic Book Day. Most shops limited the number of books you were allowed to take, and some people just couldn’t make it to the shop. So here are links to some of the free comics... Read More
The childlike joy of America's Free Comic Book Day became a violent drama of assault and police firing taser guns when two costumed characters were attacked by a 300-pound drunken monster outside a comics shop in Portland, Maine, on Saturday. Read more...
Check out what happened across the globe during Free Comic Book Day with CBR Live's photo coverage from stores and events in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and more!
Who knew Shia LaBeouf was such a comic book beouf buff? And more importantly, who knew it was Free Comic Day this weekend?! The Transformers actor celebrated the geeky holiday by promoting his first ever graphic novel, Stale N Mate, at a book signing in LA! The comic follows a death row inmate who becomes the center [...]
In case you missed out on Action Lab Comics' Free Comic Book Day issues, the publisher has provided CBR with its full FCBD 2013 issues, including "Molly Danger/Princeless" and "NFL Rush Zone."
Over the weekend nerds across the globe celebrated Star Wars Day on May 4th (as well as Free Comic Book Day) and many, I’m sure, marathoned either all six or only the original three of the trilogy. But, did your screening of Return of the Jedi include a special appearance by Luke Skywalker himself, Mark [...]
Portland, ME – May 4th was Star Wars Day, Naked Gardening Day, and Free Comic Book Day, but only the latter-most resulted in violence. One man was arrested at a Free Comic Book Day event after allegedly assaulting a Stormtrooper, a Ghostbuster, and then finally being Tasered. Adam Barnes of Westbrook was arrested on Saturday [...]Show More Summary