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Mouse Guard HC Heavily Allocated For Free Comic Book Day

Diamond Comic Distributors recently informed retailers of the Free Comic Book Day comics they could still add orders to, and of those that had all their numbers filled. But also that one of the books was going to have to …

Rai #1 Slips Forward To April

We’re used to comic books like Sandman Overture, Forever Evil and All-New Ghost Rider slipping back as schedules crunch. But comics slipping forward? Not too common. That’s what’s happening with Rai #1, now. Shipping one week early, so as to …

Free Comic Book Day Gets A Little More… Adult

Oopsie! Two Free Comic Book Day comics appear to be a little on the naughtier side than might have been expected. Both Ipso Facto from Automatic Pictures and Hip Hop Family Tree Two-In-One from Fantagraphics were both solicited as all-ages …

Retailer’s Edition Of DC Comics’ Futures End #0 For Free Comic Book Day

DC Entertainment’s 2014 Free Comic Book Day title, DC Comics – The New 52 Futures End #1 FCBD Edition can be ordered with an edition specific to the comic store in question – as long as they order at least …

Participating In Free Comic Book Day Only Costs $62.80 Minimum

Free Comic Book Day is on it’s way. And this year, as every year, there will be some shops complaining. Who won’t do it because it costs too much, doesn’t bring in the crowds, or the right crowd, and anyway, …

Dark Horse’s Meta Masterplan Project Black Sky Is Here

Remember when we interviewed Joshua Williamson about his work as writer on Dark Horse’s superhero series Captain Midnight and he mentioned again a “Project Black Sky” that’s been hinted at and name-dropped by Dark Horse for some months now? It …

Free Comic Book Day 2014 Bits And Pieces

Looks like retailers will be getting nice new stickers for Free Comic Book Day this year, featuring a certain Bartman. Well, it is the seventy-fifth anniversary of Batman in 2014, I expect we’ll be getting lots of that kind of …

Free Comic Book Day 2014 – The Silver Books – Rocket Raccoon, Uber, Teen Titans Go, Bleeding Cool, Armor Hunters, Archaia Hardcover, Buck Rogers, CBLDF And More (UPDATE)

Last week, we saw the Golden books. Now we get the Silver books, comics that will be free from participating comic stores on Free Comic Book Day, Unlike the Gold books, these will be specifically chosen by individual stores to …

Free Comic Book Day 2014 GOLD – Transformers Vs GI Joe To Marc Silvestri’s Magi To Future’s End (UPDATE)

Free Comic Book Day is on 3rd May, 2014. Lots of comics, available free from your local comic book store, a mix of reprints and new material, all with the intention of grabbing new eyes to the medium, and teasing …

The Guardians Of The Galaxy Headlines Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day Offering

Well there is a film on the way. We know DC Comics’ Free Comic Book Day offering in May will be the start of Five Years Later. But, Marvel Comics has told Newsarama that they are leading with Guardians Of …

Justice League #23 Vs FCBD 2012 (SPOILERS)

Is it really a spoiler to run the image that plays out in Justice League #23? Considering it is basically the same?

The Magi, A New Comic By Marc Silvestri To Launch On Free Comic Book Day 2014

At the Top Cow panel, Marc Silvestri announced The Magi, a new comic to launch on Free Comic Book Day next year, a search for a supernatural solution to save the world. No art, or even any more details yet…

Free Hallowe’en Comics For 2013 At Your Local Comic Shop, From Ponies To The Vamplets To The Walking Dad

This year’s Hallowe’en Comic Fest from Diamond Comic Distrubutors includes a stack of free comic books for the weekend before Hallowe’en in comic stores, with full size and mini comics. Some reprints, some new titles, there’s a batch of giveaways… …

Free Comics Publicity Day – FCBD Generated $2.2 Million Worth

Diamond 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 …

Collectors Cornered – When It Was Free Comic Book Day

Collectors Cornered is an occasional video column, filmed inside Collectors Corner in Baltimore. Join us every week as we discuss comic book news from a different point of view and get instant feedback from real customers on New Comics Day, …

How Free Comic Book Day Will Change In 2014

Yay! Free Comic Book Day! What a blast that was. Though there have been concerns. The guidelines for a comic book being published for Free Comic Book Day are rather strict, in terms of form and content. This year, the …

Five Titles With Damn Fine Art From FCBD

Hannah Means-Shannon writes; Free Comic Book Day this year brought a bumper number of surprises out of the woodwork; there were more new series represented, and many of the cult and rising artists of our day were included in the …

A Comic Show – Essentially DC

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Florida writes; Hey Fandom! I’m still not recovered from Free Comic Book Day! I lost my voice and got a little sick…but new comics come every week, so here goes! This week actually …