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Friday, May 4, 2012

Free Comic Book Day - May 5th 2012

"What is Free Comic Book Day?

Free Comic Book Day is a single day - the first Saturday in May each year - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local shop for their participation and rules." -

Comic Book Publishers have put together quite an extensive list of titles available for free exclusively for FCBD.

Gold Sponsors
Archaia Entertainment - Mouse Guard, Labyrinth & Other Stories
Archie Comics - Mega Man: Let the Games Begin
Bongo Comics - Bongo Comics Free-For-All / Spongebob Freestyle Funnies Flip-Book
Boom! Studios - Peanuts / Adventure Time Flip-Book
Dark Horse Comics - Star Wars / Serenity Flip-Book
DC Comics - The New 52 #1
IDW Publishing - Transformers #80.5
Image Comics - 20 Anthology
Marvel Comics - The Avengers #12.1
Oni Press - Yo Gabba Gabba! Free Comic Book Time!

Silver Sponsors -
Antartic Press - Diary of a Zombie Kid
Arcana Studios - Arcana Presents: The Intrinsic #1
Archie Comics - Sonic the Hedgehog: Two Steps Back... Special Edition
Aspen MLT - Worlds of Aspen 2012
Boundless Comics - Lady Death: The Beginning
Bluewater Productions - Burt Ward, Boy Wonder #1
Boom! Studios - Dune: Origins
Capstone - The incredible Rockhead & Zinc Alloy 2-For-None
Caption Box - Muqtatafaht: A Middle East Comics Anthology
CBLDF - The Censored Howard Cruse
Dark Horse Comics - Buffy the Vampire Slayer / The Guild Flip-Book
DC Comics - DC Nation Super Sampler / Superman Family Adventures Flip-Book
Drawn & Quarterly - Marble Season Preview
Drawn & Quarterly - Moomin Color Special
Fantagraphics Books - Walt Disney's Donald Duck Family Comics
Fantagraphics Books - Crockett Johnson's Barnaby Sampler
Gemstone Publishing - Overstreet's Comic Book Marketplace 2012
Hermes Press - My Favorite Martian Special Edition
Image Comics - Witchblade: Unbalanced Pieces
Liquid Comics - FCBD 2012 Dinosaurs vs Aliens
Liquid Comics: Graphic Elvis Preview
Marvel Comics - Spider-Man: Season One
Oni Press - Bad Medicine #1
Papercutz / NBM Publishing - The Smurfs / Disney Fairies Featuring Tinker Bell Flip-Book
Radical Publishing - Under the Faerie Moon Preview
Rebellion - 2000 AD Judge Dredd Special
Red Five Comics - Atomic Robo & Friends 2012
Th3rd World Productions - Finding Gossamyr & The Stuff of Legends IV
Top Shelf Comics - Top Shelf Kids Club 2012
12-Gauge Comics - Anti #1 Preview
Valiant Entertainment - Valiant Comics 2012 Preview
Viz Media - Voltron Force: Shelter From the Storm
Yen Press - The Infernal Devices: Cockwork Angel
Zenescope Entertainment - Jurassic Strikeforce 5 Preview
Zenescope Entertainment - Animal Planet Presents: The World's Most Dangerous Animals 2012
Wizkids / NECA - Marvel Heroclix: Thor Figure

Just a note: Not all titles are available in all stores. I'm not sure what the difference is between gold sponsors and silver sponsors, but I do know titles are limited. So get to your local comic book shop for your free books and get there early before the best titles run out.


  1. Sweet! Could you try to snag me a copy of Buffy or Diary of a Zombie Kid? Pretty please?

  2. I think I can hook you up, P.