Free Comics Publicity Day - FCBD Generated $2.2 Million Worth

BleedingCoolFCBDcover-600x910Diamond Comic Distributors have measured that Free Comic Book Day 2013 generated over $2,200,000 of free publicity, via news and feature coverage across media.

That included USA Today, CNN, Fox News, NPR, Wired, AP… and of course Bleeding Cool.

Diamond measured 63,000 tweets for FCBD, getting the top two USA trending slots for the day. And that the FCBD Facebook page doubled in size with 66,000 members.

And world-wide, they estimate that 1.2 million people visited a comics store for Free Comic Book Day.

Two days ago, I was grabbed by someone at Phoenix Comic Con. They’d never read a comic before, but after picking up an FCBD Bleeding Cool, they’d just bought and read the recommended V For Vendetta and wanted more.

It works…

YouTube Preview Image

 

 

Cover Variance: The Wicked + The Convergence

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List - 19th March 2015 - Walking Dead Beats Darth Vader Beats Batman Eternal

ECCC '15: Raffaele Ienco's Mechanism From Heavy Metal

LegenderryRS05CovCRareDavil

Marc Andreyko Talks About Wrapping Up Legenderry: Red Sonja

How To Become Batman... Without the Billion Dollars

ECCC '15: The Book Of Death, The Big Valiant Event For July

KingJim02CovCIncen20Torres

Paul Tobin Addressing The "Asian Elephant" In The Room With King: Jungle Jim

ECCC '15: Marvel Official - It's Not A Reboot

3381974

Just One More Thing, Mr DiDio...

FQKJyPH

MODOK Assassin Is Now For Grown-Ups