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Pokemon: The Movie, I Choose You, Previewed For Free Comic Book Day 2019

It’s Final Order Cut-Off date for almost all (apart from the Marvel) Free Comic Book Day titles this weekend. Which is why Bleeding Cool is running as many previews as we can, to help folk plan just what they would fancy on May the 4th, as retailers make their final choices… Such as the Pokemon […]


My Hero Academia and Promised Neverland Previewed for Free Comic Book Day 2019

Viz Media is looking to push My Hero Academia and Promised Neverland manga this coming Free Comic Book Day on May the 4th. And since it’s Final Order Cut-Off date for almost all Free Comic Book Day titles this weekend, Bleeding Cool is running a batch of previews, to help folk plan just what they would […]

Riverdale Season 3 Premieres With Free Comic Book Day 2019 Preview

It’s Final Order Cut-Off date for almost all (apart from the Marvel) Free Comic Book Day titles this weekend. Which is why Bleeding Cool is running as many previews as we can, to help folk plan just what they would fancy on May the 4th, as retailers make their final choices… And with Riverdale, this […]



The Tick Free Comic Book Day 2019 is a Sequel to 2018’s One – Preview

Ian Nichols is writing and drawing the brand new story in The Tick from New England Comics for Free Comic Book Day 2019. And it follows directly on from the 2018 Free Comic Book Day edition. I think that’s the first time anyone’s done that… FCBD 2019 THE TICK (W) Ian Nichols (A) Ian Nichols […]

Image Comics Reprints Spawn #1 in Free Comic Book Day 2019 Preview

With a new Francesco Mattina cover, Image Comics is reprinting Todd McFarlane‘s Spawn #1 from 1992 for Free Comic Book Day this year. And the big question… will Lance Gueck get his original ‘thanks’ credit back? He co-scripted that initial first issue, named Sam and Twitch and edited the drawn pages into some kind of story… and […]

Massive Preview of the All-Star H1 Universe from Humanoids for Free Comic Book Day 2019

The preview to Humanoids’ H1 shared universe is up. And it’s pretty massive, with new work from Mark Waid, Kwanza Osajyefo, Carla Speed McNeil, Philippe Briones, Cheryl Lynn Eaton. Afua Richardson, Mags Visaggio, Jock, Koi Pham, John Cassaday, Vanesa Del Rey, Andrea Mutti, Darick Robertson, Mike McKone and so many more, all under a cover by Yanick Paquette. […]



Brand New Superhero Comic, Hope, Gets a Free Comic Book Day 2019 Preview

It’s FOC for Free Comic Book Day this weekend, which gives us the chance to preview a few of the Free Comic Book Day titles that will be available on May 4th, 2019. Such as Hope from Source Point Press, a brand new superhero and superhero comic from Dirk Manning and K Lynn Smith. And […]

Exclusive Preview Of 2000AD’s Not-Free Comic Book Day Villains Takeover Special

2000 AD didn’t get into Free Comic Book Day this year (aside from their Funny Pages title reprinting old IPC humor strips) but, true to form, that doesn’t mean they won’t gatecrash the party… In order to capitalize on the popularity of their previous FCBD titles, Rebellion is publishing a 99 pence/99 cent original one-shot […]


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Comic Store in Your Future: Free Comic Book Day Running Out of Steam?

Rod Lamberti of Rodman Comics writes weekly for Bleeding Cool. Find previous columns here. I held off writing about this year’s Free Comic Book Day until afterwards as to not put a damper on the day. I was wondering if others had noticed what I believe: that there was not much hype or talk about Free Comic Book […]

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Scenes from Free Comic Book Day in Baltimore, Maryland

This year for Free Comic Book Day, I decided to stay pretty local. The weather wasn’t looking to be the best for the day, since, well, rain and comics don’t mix well. I stopped by my local Baltimore County Public Library, Cosmic Comix and Toys, as well as Atomic Books. In tow with me was […]


Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger Stars Promote Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 5th is Free Comic Book Day where comic shops around the world offer up free books from various publishers to help promote the industry. Its been going on for quite a few years now, but this is the first in a while that doesn’t have a major film opening the same weekend since […]

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Things to Do in Manhattan on Free Comic Book Day if You Have Kids

Free Comic Book Day is almost here, and if you live in or plan to visit New York City on the weekend of May 5th, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan has some fun FCBD activities scheduled. On both Saturday and Sunday, you can stop by the museum at 212 W 83rd St to participate in […]