Free Comic Book Day may be several months away, but CBR News has the exclusive reveal of Marvel's all-ages book starring Rocket Raccoon.
Marvel has revealed the identity of the mysterious blacked-out figure in its Free Comic Book Day 2014 issue featuring the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Marvel's FCBD 2014 issue will include a "Guardians of the Galaxy" feature and a "Superior Spider-Man" backup that sets up the next Spider-Event.
This Saturday, May 7, is the tenth annual Free Comic Book Day–a day when comic book stores across the U.S. offer an assortment of freebies, most of them all-ages-friendly, to anyone who comes in. (There’s a page at the FCBD site to locate...Show More Summary
Acclaimed comic book writer Steve Niles – best known as the creator of vampire epic 30 Days of Night and now the acclaimed “Cal McDonald” occult detective series – has often shared free downloads of his comics and short stories with fans. Show More Summary
Last month, Monkeybrain released the first issue of their throwback title, “Captain Ultimate” (review here). The series harkens back to the days before Frank Miller and Alan Moore when comic book heroes weren’t quite so gritty and mean. Although the second issue won’t land for... Read More
Wednesday marks the arrival of New Comic Book Day. Do you know where to get your fix this week? CBR's FindAComicShop.com is a free tool that helps you do exactly that. Let's go!
It's Wednesday, marking another New Comic Book Day. Did you know you can use CBR's FindAComicShop.com for free to find all of the comic shops in your area? What are you waiting for? Get to it!
On October 26th and 27th, Diamond Comic Distributors will be holding the second annual Halloween ComicFest. Taking place just before All Hallow’s Eve, participating comic book stores will have a selection of free mini-comics from a grouping major publishers. A lot of the shops also... Read More
Tim reflects on the extradimensional invasion that never was as he contrasts the quiet-but-spectacular successes of Free RPG Day with the weird misalignment that happens with the better-known Free Comic Book Day.
Warner sponsors a second “Free Comic Book Day” to promote Superman.
Wednesday was Free Comic Book Day. Again. And this time, DC cashed in with Man of Steel where Marvel failed to with Iron Man 3, says Fool contributor Tim Beyers in the following video. How so? The Time Warner subsidiary gave away free...Show More Summary
Ever since Marvel began teasing its latest cosmic event last month on Free Comic Book Day 2013 with the special 10-page prelude comic, fans have been itching to get into the Thanos-fueled Infinity...(and presumably beyond). While the prelude won't... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Congratulations, Free Comic Book Day: On Saturday May 4th, an estimated 1.2 million comic book fans made their way to 2000 comic book shops around the world where they collected more than 4.6 million comic books. The event generated an estimated $2.2 million in free publicity for the industry as the event was covered by [...]
Free Comic Book Day draws record crowds! Marvel returns to Wizard World Philadelphia! Brian Wood and Jeanine Schaefe talk "X-Men"! The reverence for capitalists in superhero comics! Plus more!
Two days before the release of Man of Steel, DC Comics and Sears are joining forces to bring yet another day of free comics. This June 12, Man of Steel Day has been declared and according to Newsarama, “Fans who go to a local comic shop...Show More Summary
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