Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where comic shops all across America give away brand new comics to anyone who comes through the door, on the first Saturday in May! Join us Free Comic Book Day 2010 on Saturday May 1, 2010 with savings throughout the store! Here are just a few of the great comics that we will be giving away in 2010 at The Book Review:
War of The Supermen #0
A war is coming, and all that stands between Earth and 100,000 vengeful supermen is one Superman! The conflict between Superman and General Zod erupts into all-out war this summer in a series that will shatter the worlds of Superman, Supergirl and the entire DC Universe - all brought to you by the hit creative team of James Robinson and Eddy Barrows!
This special #0 issue featuring all-new material previews the conflicts to come while spotlighting a savage strike on Metropolis and the world - an attack that will shake Superman to his very core. After this, there's no turning back - the War of the Supermen is here!"
Archie's Summer Splash!
'Whose BEACH is it Anyway?': Sun, sand, swimsuits and cool rockin' tunes - no, it's not a cinematic 'beach party' blast from the past, but a whole new summer splash from Archie and his friends! In this fun-filled free issue, Cheryl and her snooty friends from Pembrooke form an all-girl group to compete head on with the Archies at a summer beach music festival. Will Cheryl's group be a tuneful treat, or mistaken for bellowing whales? "
Doctor Solar/Magnus Robot Figher
The dawn of a new age of superhero excitement begins on Free Comic Book Day as Dark Horse Comics proudly presents the return of two of the most legendary characters in the annals of comics, Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom and Magnus, Robot Fighter, re-imagined for the 21st century by another comics legend, writer Jim Shooter! This FCBD extravaganza offers all-new Solar and Magnus stories, each heralding new series launches in Summer of 2010, and features interior art by fan-favorite Dennis Calero (X-Men Noir) and cover art by Raymond Swanland.Read an Interview with Dr Solar/Magnus Creator
Mouse Guard/Fraggle Rock Flip Book
Archaia is proud to present two amazing all-new stories in one fantastic flip book--David Petersen's award-winning MOUSE GUARD and Jim Henson's beloved FRAGGLE ROCK share the spotlight on Free Comic Book Day! In the spring of 1153 the Mouse Guard deal with the onset of the spring thaw and the havoc it wreaks on their territories. As they scatter to clean, and hunt, and glean, they also search for their missing redfur Meanwhile, it's time to dance your cares away as Archaia and The Jim Henson Company invite you to return to FRAGGLE ROCK. Join Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober and Red for a brand-new series of hilarious and heartfelt adventures written and drawn by some of the most imaginative creators in comics. Whether you're a fan of the original series or new to the world of the Fraggles, this is one title you don't want to miss!Read an Interview with Mouseguard Creator
Read an Interview with Fraggle Rock Creators
DC Kids Mega Sampler; Art by Art Baltazar and Various
This sampler is the perfect place to check out the sensational line of titles aimed at readers of all ages! It includes exciting, all-new stories starring Batman: The Brave & The Bold, Tiny Titans, Billy Batson & the Magic of Shazam! and Super Friends!Read an Interview with DC Kids Creators
The perfect jumping-on point for any and all readers and it's FREE! When rogue mega-billionaires with world-destroying technology threaten the safety of the entire world and the moon Thor and Iron Man join forces! In time for the exciting launch of new stories and a bold new direction for Invincible Iron Man and Thor, superstars Matt Fraction and John Romita Jr. team up to bring you two of Marvel's heaviest hitters like you've never seen them before! A major new direction for the Marvel Universe kicks off HERE - on Free Comic Book Day!"Read an Interview with Creator Matt Fraction
Read an Interview with Creator John Romita Jr.
Shrek & The Penguins of Madagascar
Ape Entertainment proudly offers 'KiZOIC Presents: Shrek' and 'KiZOIC Presents: Penguins of Madagascar'. Featuring four stories by the artists and writers of the up-coming 'Shrek' and 'Penguins of Madagascar' comic books, these stories are guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and leave you begging for more! All ages fun!
YOW! A John Stanley Library Grab-Bag
Drawn & Quarterly delivers another wholly original and boisterous FCBD issue that will entertain your newest customers and diehard fans of all ages. The best value for your FCBD budget -as it is sure to please the widest audience possible-is undoubtedly YOW! The John Stanley Library spotlighting the world's greatest all ages cartoonist, John Stanley, and one of today's best contemporary cartoonists and designers, Seth, who designed another strikingly gorgeous FCBD cover. YOW! features new stories from the John Stanley Library: Melvin Monster, Nancy and 13 Going On 18. Excitedly, YOW! will also showcase a story from the legendary one-shot Choo Choo Charlie and --get this-- a story with the iconic character Tubby from his offshoot solo series from Little Lulu! Like all of D+Q's previous FCBD issues, YOW! is sure to garner maximum exposure in mainstream media, is directly tied to the John Stanley Library available for retailers to sell, and perhaps may be the only FCBD issue to truly capture the festivity of FCBD while showcasing the talent and accessibility of the comic book medium. Talk about added value.
This special FCBD offering will give both retailers and fans a small taste of the new hardcover anthology from Silverline Books due later in the year. An all-star cast of writers and artists have been assembled to turn familiar fairy tales and nursery rhymes on the ear to make kids LAUGH! These humorous intrpretations will delight any reader, regardless their age!Read an Interview with Fractured Fables Editor
Sonic the Hedgehog: Hide Seek & Destroy #1
'Hide & Seek & DESTROY!': Dr. Eggman has vanished-or has he? As Sonic searches for clues, he stumbles across an old weapon from the bygone days of his childhood. Will Dr. Eggman allow Sonic to be destroyed by this threat from yesteryear? Will Sonic discover the truth behind his old rival's disappearance? All the answers lie in this free issue!
With TOY STORY 3 hitting theaters this Summer, don't miss this opportunity to get kids hooked on comics with a free issue from the ongoing TOY STORY series from BOOM Kids! More all-new adventures featuring the world's favorite toys with Woody, Buzz and the gang!Read an Interview with Toy Story Publisher
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #155 1/2
This is what you REALLY want! Larry Hama continues his original and ground-breaking G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO saga with the VERY NEXT ISSUE (but, you know, 15 years later). G.I. JOE has closed its doors, leaving COBRA to pillage, burn, and plunder!Read an Interview with GI Joe Creator
Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents the return of the Green Hornet! In 2010, Dynamite will unveil three brand-new Green Hornet series, starting with the world-wide debut of Kevin Smith's vision for the masked crusader (from his never-before-seen and unproduced screenplay). Dynamite is going to pull all of the stops to get mainstream attention for this series so that more civilians are aware and will hopefully come to your store for their copy. NEVER underestimate the power of Kevin Smith's name! Also, the entire story is in from Kevin Smith and this series will ship on time! Get a first-look as part of this year's Free Comic Book Day with this special edition featuring not only Smith's version, but the award winning work of creators Matt Wagner and Brett Matthews as well! All in one FREE comic event!
Iron Man Supernova
What happens when an armored billionaire teams up with a hot-headed, cosmic-powered teen to fight a trio of massively-powered super-apes? Find out when Iron Man and Nova take on Red Ghost and The Super-Apes! Out-numbered, the Golden Avenger and the Human Rocket will have to trust an apparent traitor in the gorillas' midst if they are to survive and save an entire city. Will they succeed or are they being played? Fi
Worlds of Aspen
A special compilation issue featuring four exciting outtakes from several of Aspen's hottest titles including Soulfire (Vol 2), and Executive Assistant: Iris! Also showcased are two of Aspen's newest titles, Fathom: Blue Descent and Mindfield! Featuring a brand new 8 page original Fathom story by new Fathom: Blue Descent artist Scott Clark!
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