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Diamond Asks Retailers About The Future Of Free Comic Book Day

Diamond Asks Retailers About The Future Of Free Comic Book Day

This year's Free Comic Book Day wes cancelled - but all publishers had, at the time, printed all their FCBD titles What were they to do? Well, DC Comics pulped the entire print run of one of their comics, as it contained a new DC Timeline created by their former publisher Dan DiDio, which no[...]

You Already Read A Chunk Of X Of Swords: Creation &#8211 But It Changed

You Already Read A Chunk Of X Of Swords: Creation – But It Changed

Originally planned for Free Comic Book Day earlier this year, Marvel's X-Men comic ran an X Of Swords preview (if we but knew it) by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz later in the summer For days of mutants yet to come, creatures summoning other creature, a visit to the Starlight Citadel and a tarot reading[...]

Replacing Free Comic Book Day For 2020 &#8211 Comic Store In Your Future

Replacing Free Comic Book Day For 2020 – Comic Store In Your Future

He writes: With everything going on, we had our replacement for Free Comic Book Day, Rodman Comics Day. This was our first sales day after reopening To get people excited about Rodman Comics Day, one of the many things we have done with previous sales was to give gift bags to the first certain number of people in[...]

Marvel Titan Dark Horse Release Free Comic Book Day 2020 Digitally

Marvel, Titan, Dark Horse Release Free Comic Book Day 2020 Digitally

Marvel Comics has released their two Free Comic Book Day titles for 2020, digitally, on their Marvel Unlimited server Though, because they are free, you don't have to be a subscriber to read them They are also both free on ComiXology.Free Comic Book Day 2020 (X-Men) #1 FCBD is headlined by a brand new X-Men story[...]

X-Men FCBD #1 Review: A Tarot Card Reading in Comic Book Form

X-Men FCBD #1 Review: A Tarot Card Reading in Comic Book Form

For a very... unconventional Free Comic Book Day release in the wake of the lockdown, Marvel Comics assembled their X-Men team of Jonathan Hickman and Tini Howard to craft a story that would set the stage for the upcoming slate of mutant stories The 10-page tale, plus a little extra something that we'll talk about art the end,[...]

X-Men Free Comic Book Day Suggests Sunset Of X to Follow Dawn Of X

X-Men Free Comic Book Day Suggests Sunset Of X to Follow Dawn Of X

Today sees the X-Men Free Comic Book Day 2020 released in comic book stores for Free Comic Book Summer If you can get to a comic book store that is And it has plenty of portents for the future for the X-Men comic books Last summer, they had a big relaunch with Jonathan Hickman as[...]

DC Comics Missing FCBD Story Appears in Flash Forward TPB (Spoilers)

DC Comics' Missing FCBD Story Appears in Flash Forward TPB (Spoilers)

The big DC Comics Free Comic Book Day title was meant to be Generation Zero, an epilogue to Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's Flash Forward, and would lead into the Generation volumes that would end with Generation Five - otherwise known as 5G It would also show off the new DC Timeline.A version of the[...]

Funko Announces Loki Mystery Box for Free Comic Book Summer

Funko Announces Loki Mystery Box for Free Comic Book Summer

Last year we were teased with an upcoming Funko Mystery Box for Free Comic Book Day With Free Comic Book Day postponed it looks like Funko has unveiled the contents of the boxes Loki takes center stage with this box and will have three different boxes available Each box will contain the new Funko mold[...]

The Two Missing Titles From Free Comic Book Summer

The Two Missing Titles From Free Comic Book Summer

Today, the new Free Comic Book Summer promotion was announced, with comic book stores able to give away free comic books from June into September. But there were a couple of books missing. One, Fire Power #1 has already been rescheduled for July 1st, on the same day as the Fire Power, Vol. 1: Prelude […]

Free Comic Book Day to Now Be Free Comic Book Nine Weeks

Free Comic Book Day to Now Be Free Comic Book Nine Weeks

Free Comic Book Day 2020 was to have taken place the first week of May Then the global pandemic hit and naturally the idea of crowds of people turning up as a scrum to grab free comic books was not going to fly Some publishers such as Image and Marvel have stated that they will[...]

Image Comics Free Comic Book Day Title Fire Power Wont Wait

Image Comics' Free Comic Book Day Title, Fire Power, Won't Wait

Free Comic Book Day was meant to be the first Saturday in May and would have included the Image Comics title Fire Power #1 from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and Black Widow/Captain America artist Chris Samnee That was meant to come out just after the original graphic novel, Fire Power: The Prelude at[...]

Brett Booth and Scott Lobdells New Instagram Comic A Hero Forged

Brett Booth and Scott Lobdell's New Instagram Comic, A Hero Forged

It's called A Hero Forged and the first issue went up on the Quarancomics channel in time for what would have been Free Comic Book Day Featuring a muscular shot of our as-yet-unamed hero being forged...[caption id="attachment_1201690" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brett Booth and Scott Lobdell's New Instagram Comic, A Hero Forged Art from Instagram.[/caption]A figure in[...]

What Would Have Been Free Comic Book Day &#8211 Daily LITG 2nd May 2020

What Would Have Been Free Comic Book Day – Daily LITG, 2nd May 2020

Today would have been Free Comic Book Day, but that has been postponed until the autumn A number of comic stores were also meant to open their doors for the first time today, but are not So there may be a subdued feeling Nevertheless, welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running[...]

Mark Waid Gives Free Comic Book Day Back to Collectors Paradise

Mark Waid Gives Free Comic Book Day Back to Collector's Paradise

A couple of days ago, Bleeding Cool profiled the Collector's Paradise chain store in California, and its plans for a Stay Away Comic Book Day to replace Free Comic Book Day As well as a plan to allow people to pick up their comic books from one of the store's neighbouring pizza parlour, which was[...]

Kickstarter Launches Free Comics Anthology For What Was FCBD

Kickstarter Launches Free Comics Anthology For What Was FCBD

We switched gears and joined forces with Russell Nohelty’s Alt Free Comic Days (AltFCD), a 2-day online variation of Free Comic Book Day, a beloved spring tradition.AltFCD kicks off on May 1 with a keynote from Teen Titans co-creator Marv Wolfman There will be panels featuring creators like Cecil Castellucci (Batgirl, Shade, the Changing Girl), Roye[...]

Scott Lobdell is Creating a Free Comic Book Day For The World

Scott Lobdell is Creating a Free Comic Book Day For The World

Which he is now signing, and giving away for free, posting all over the world.[caption id="attachment_1196862" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Scott Lobdell is Creating a Free Comic Book Day For The World Image via Scott Lobdell.[/caption]As well as creating new X-Men fanfic on Instagram, he writes "Every Sunday until this thing passes (and let’s hope it is[...]



Free Comic Book Day is Full Steam Ahead For 2020 Despite Coronavirus Fears

Free Comic Book Day is 'Full Steam Ahead' For 2020, Despite Coronavirus Fears

Every first Saturday of May, the comic book industry hosts Free Comic Book Day, when comic book publishers and comic book retailers conspire to give away millions of comic books, to readers new and old Some containing samples of upcoming or published work, some original works to tease and tantalise and help sales of ongoing[...]