People flocked to local comic shops this past Saturday to get their hands on some free books, courtesy of Free Comic Book Day. Most shops limited the number of books you were allowed to take, and some people just couldn’t make it to the shop. So here are links to some of the free comics in case you missed out on the fun. Titles below include “Metaphase”, “The Steam Engines of Oz”, “Aphrodite XI”, and a few more. Bleeding Cool for also has some free embedded books that are worth checking out. READ MORE
Free Comic Book Day is an annual event that takes place on the first saturday of May. Participating comic shops (which is the vast majority) give away a set grouping of comic books absolutely free. There is no catch. Whether you’ve been reading comics since you were in diapers, or you’ve never picked one up in your life, I urge you to head on down to your local shop and read some comics. These books are specially produced by each publisher, specifically for FCBD. They are written and illustrated by some of the best in the business. Check out a word from Hugh Jackman below. READ MORE
Aspen Comics has released their full schedule of nation-wide events for this weekend’s Free Comic Book Day 2013. The publisher also encourages fans and new readers to pick up Aspen’s Free Comic Book Day offering, Worlds of Aspen 2013. Below is the full solicitation copy for the issue. READ MORE
Valiant announces a brand new line of One Dollar Debuts, re-presenting the sold-out #1 issues that relaunched the Valiant Universe. These will land in shops just in time for Free Comic Book Day and the one-year anniversary of Valiant’s rebirth.
These offer the perfect chance to jump aboard all five of Valiant’s best-selling series. Each One Dollar Debut edition contains the first epic chapter of a new hero’s introduction to the Valiant Universe. READ MORE
Ah, the glorious day that is Free Comic Book Day! Publishers have begun announces their titles for FCBD 2013 and the lineup this year includes some pretty stellar books so far. Below you can take a look at the first round of announcements from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and more. READ MORE