Free Comic Book Day isn't free for retailers - and for some, this year just became even more expensive.
Holy Hijinks Batman! DC Entertainment has announced today that September 17, 2016 will be the third annual Batman Day with celebrations and events held all over the country. “Grab a cape and cowl and hop in the Batmobile, this year’s annual celebration of Batman Day will give fans free goodies for their utility belt,” says... Show More Summary
Samplers and anthology specials have become a staple of Free Comic Book Day’s bountiful offerings , but that might change next year. According to materials acquired by Bleeding Cool, the organization behind the event is now suggesting that publishers shy away from offering anthologies beginning in 2017. Read more...
September 17 is Batman Day in participating comic book stores. Are you going?
Three cheers for art house cinemas! Following in the footsteps of Record Store Day and Free Comic Book Day, an annual event will be taking place this September called "Art House Theater Day". This special celebration of art house / independent cinemas will take place on September 24th, and this will be the inaugural year. Show More Summary
Is it Free Comic Book TV day? Well, if the first episode of AMC’s Preacher weren’t enough to tide you over, Sony PlayStation’s Powers seems to have followed suit for Season 2. The full 2016 premiere is available online, free of charge. Continue reading…
It’s been a month of big wins for Geek Culture, both domestically and internationally. Last weekend, we celebrated the 15th Year of Free Comic Book Day. FCBD was sparked by Joe Field’s sweet tooth and love of Free Ice Cream Cone Day and has now grown into a worldwide phenomenon. In anticipation of it all, […]
And perhaps the rarest Free Comic Book Day title of the year.
Links to stories, eyewitness accounts and resources concerning the 2016 edition of Free Comic Book Day, held May 7 at participating shops nationwide. This entry will continue to be updated for as long as people Institutional EventShow More Summary
This week saw the release of Marvel's Civil War II prelude as part of the publisher's Free Comic Book Day offering, and for such a short story it packed a heck of a lot in. One of those story beats was the introduction of a new Inhuman...Show More Summary
By Tom Spurgeon the great Tom Gauld does the formal announcement and pre-orders for his Fall 2016 book Mooncop. The Free Comic Book Day comic-book edition of this was terrific. this Alison Sampson imagery for Winnebago Graveyard looks...Show More Summary
Saturday was Free Comic Book Day, the amazing annual event where the world celebrates comics by giving away a few free comics to one and all. And by a few comics, I mean millions! Fifteen years ago, Joe Field had a wonderful idea that was inspired by a Free Ice Cream Cone Day, and it […]
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Marvel’s got two big events coming up later this year: a sequel to the 2006 Civil War crossover and a Spidey-centric happening called Dead No More. Two free comics released today will give readers a some insight as to what’s coming up in those storylines. Read more...
Check out a look at Free Comic Book Day and share your own experiences and photos with the CBR Team.
Dan Slott and Javier Garron give fans a Free Comic Book Day treat by kicking off "The Spider-Event of the Year."
MARIS WICKS’s illustrated stories are not merely immersive. She can deftly help the reader dive so fully into marine wonders; you might call her comic tales “submersive.” That’s because Wicks, who spent a decade as program director at the New England Aquarium, knows how to convey the thrill of scientific discovery. And she herself is […]
Today, May 7, is Free Comic Book Day, 2916! Participating comic book shops will be giving away a selection of special promotional comic books, designed to introduce new readers both to those individual titles and to the fun of reading comics in general. Find a local participating shop by zip code on this Store Locator. […]
It’s Free Comic Book Day, the day when people who aren’t working on Saturday can visit their local comic shops for all sorts of deals, specials and of course, free comic books. Check out the official FCBD page to find a comic retailer near you. Read more...
"Sonic" sampler with cover by Jamal Peppers and Gary Martin. (Archie Comics) "Civil War II," Free Comic Book Day edition. (Marvel) Saturday is Free Comic Book Day! It's a great day for both long-time comic book fans and the comic-curious to head to a comic book shop to indulge in all things comics....