Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2013!

Free Comic Book Day - First Saturday in May - May 4 2013 - FCBD - Comics

Need a local comic shop to visit on May 4th? Use FCBD’s Shop Locator!

These are the comics available this year!

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FCBD Videos from the FCBD website

Hugh Jackman, The Wolverine, encourages people to visit their local comic shop on May 4th, 2013.http://www.thewolverinemovie.com

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Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia Talks FCBD10 in a fun, extended promo video.

Used by permission. Copyright 2010, 20th Century Fox, All Rights Reserved.

In the video above, Hugh Jackman, star of X-Men Origins: Wolverine talks about Free Comic Book Day, and the importance of comics in fighting illiteracy.

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Free Comic Book Day At The Comic Bug!

The Comic Bug is having what looks to be another good Free Comic Book Day. Why can’t there be better FCBDs here in San Diego? On top of their FCBD activities, Mattel has let them display the exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con 2011. Anyone want to drive up north? Well, I hope everyone has fun and posts some cool photos!

The Comic Bug will give away thousands of FREE COMIC BOOKS!!!

There will be huge sales, takes pictures with live super-heroes, get free sketches and autographs, talk with today’s hottest creators, writers and artists and have a great time!

SPECIAL GUEST LINE-UP

Mike Mignola – Baltimore, Hellboy, BPRD, Witchfinder

Steve Niles – 30 Days of Night, Criminal Macabre, X-Files

Joe Benitez – Lady Mechanika

Richard Starkings – Elephantmen

Phil Ortiz – The Simpsons

Josh Williamson – Sketch Monsters, Superman/Batman, Justice League of America, Incredible Hulks, Necessary Evil

David Wohl – Executive Assistant: Iris

Vince Hernandez – Charismagic

Chris Yost –  TV’s The Mighty Avengers

Jeff Stokely – Fraggle Rock

Robbi Rodriguez – Tek Jansen

Aspen Comics’ Frank Mastromauro, David Schwartz, Peter Steigerwald, and Mark Roslan!

(NOTE: Most creators are scheduled to be here from noon to 3:00 only. Joe Benitez is scheduled to be here from 3:00 to 5:00-call if you want to know a particular creator’s appearance schedule.)

Free Comic Book Day List

Here’s a checklist of free comics for FCBD:

  • 2000AD – Various [Rebellion]
  • Atomic Robo & Friends – Story by Brian Clevinger, Art by Scott Wegener [Red 5]
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender / Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Story by Johane Matte, J. Torres & Ryder Wyndam, Art by Johane Matte, Gurihiru & Ben Dewey [Dark Horse]
  • The Amazing Spider-Man – Story by Dan Slott, Art by Humberto Ramos [Marvel]
  • Baltimore / Criminal Macabre – Story by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden & Steve Niles, Art by Ben Stenbeck & Christopher Mitten [Dark Horse]
  • Bongo Comics Free For All – Various [Bongo]
  • Captain America & Thor: The Mighty Fighting Avengers – Story by Roger Langridge, Art by Chris Samnee [Marvel]
  • Civil War Adventure – Story by Chuck Dixon, Art by Gary Kwapisz [History Graphics Press]
  • The Darkness II: Confession – Story by Matt Hawkins & Filip Sablik, Art by Michael Broussard [Top Cow]
  • Darkwing Duck / Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers Flipbook – Story by Ian Brill, Art by James Silvani, Leonel Castellani [Boom! Kids]
  • Deadliest Sharks and Prehistoric Predators – Story by Joe Brusha, Art by Anthony Spay [Zenescope]
  • Elrik: Balance Lost – Story by Chris Roberson, Art by Various and Erik Jones [Boom! Studios]
  • Geronimo Stilton / The Smurfs Flipbook – Story by Geronimo Stilton / Peyo, Art by Yvan Delporte [NBM / Papercutz]
  • Green Lantern / Flashpoint Special Edition – Story by Geoff Johns, Art by Ivan Reis & Andy Kubert [DC]
  • Kung Fu Panda / Richie Rich Flipbook – Various [Ape Entertainment]
  • Ice – Story by Doug Wagner, Art by Jose Holder [12-Gauge]
  • Inspector Gadget – Story by Dale Mettam, Art by Jose Coba [Viper]
  • Intrepid Escapegoat / Stuff of Legend – Story by Brian Smith / Mike Raicht, Art by Brian Smith / Charles Paul Wilson III [Th3rd World Studios]
  • Jake the Dreaming  – Story by Adam Freeman, Marc Bernardin, Art byAndrew Jones [Radical]
  • James Patterson’s Witch & Wizard – Story by James Patterson, Art by Svetlana Chmakova [Yen Press]
  • John Stanley Summer Fun – By John Stanley [Drawn & Quarterly]
  • Locke & Key Giant-Sized Action – Story by Joe Hill, Art by Gabriel Rodriguez [IDW]
  • Magic The Gathering: Path of the Planeswalker II Preview – Various [Wizards of the Coast]
  • Misadventures of Adam West – Story by Reed Lackey, Art by Russell Dauterman, Matt Bellisle [Who Else? Bluewater]
  • Mouse Guard / Dark Crystal Flipbook with Dapper Men preview – Story by David Petersen / Brian Holguin, Art by David Petersen / Alex Sheikman [Archaia]
  • Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics – J.C. Vaughan [Gemstone]
  • Pep Comics Featuring Betty & Veronica – Story and Art by Dan Parent [Archie]
  • Power Lunch / Sketch Monsters – Story by J. Torres / Josh Williamson, Art by Dean Trippe / Vinnie Navarro [Oni Press]
  • Silver Scorpion – Story by Ron Marz, Art by Mukesh Singh [Liquid Comics]
  • Sonic the Hedgehog – Story by Ian Flynn, Art by Steven Butler [Archie]
  • Spontaneous #1 – Story by Joe Harris, Art by Brett Weldele [Oni Press]
  • Super Dinosaur Origin Special #1 – Story by Robert Kirkman, Art & Cover by Jason Howard [Image]
  • The Tick – Various [New England]
  • Top Shelf Kids Club 2011 – Story and Art by Andy Runton, James Kochalka, Christian Slade, Chris Eliopoulos, Ray Friesen, Jess Smart Smiley [Top Shelf]
  • Walt Disney Presents Mickey Mouse – Story and Art by Floyd Gottfredson [Fantagraphics]
  • Worlds of Aspen – Various [Aspen]
  • Young Justice / Batman: The Brave and The Bold Super Sampler – Story & Art by Various [DC]

Golden Apple’s Free Comic Book Day

Golden Apple is having a REALLY good Free Comic Book Day. I’ve been to the ones in San Diego, and I have to say that most of them are NOT good. The stores made me depressed to say the least. If you live in Los Angeles or nearby, I suggest you go there. It’s a nice store too! Have a fun FCBD!

Saturday, May 7 · 10:00am – 7:00pm

FREE COMICS & SIGNINGS STARTING AT 10AM!

10AM
MATT HAWKINS – DARKNESS
JEFF CAHN & OWEN WEISMAN – RED SPIKE
12NOON
WALTER KOENIG – THINGS TO COME
2PM
ROBERT KIRKMAN & JASON HOWARD – SUPER DINOSAU
4PM
MARC ANDREYKO – TRUE BLOOD
BRIAN McCARTHY & MICHAEL LENT – BRIMSTONE
  • SALE – 20% OFF EVERYTHING IN THE SHOP!
  • BOUNCE HOUSE FOR KIDS!
  • FREE HOT DOGS & LIPTON GREEN LANTERN TEA!
  • FREE PRIEST MOVIE STUFF!
  • & MUCH MORE!!