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The Future of Free Comic Book Day

Since 2002, every first Saturday in May, comic shops around the world have taken part in Free Comic Book Day, the industry’s “open house” event tailored to invite new and lapsed fans into the welcoming arms of brick and mortar comic shops. The concept is simple: publishers release exclusive content geared toward (mostly) young, new…

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Record Breaking 4.7 Million Comics Given Away on FCBD 2014

Diamond reports that this year’s Free Comic Book Day broke records, with 4.7 million comics given away at 21,000 different stores, libraries, and local festivals. Local comic stores saw over 1 million visitors. This year, over 40 publishers participated in the annual giveaway, offering 60 books. Diamond attributes the boost in attendance to a surge in…

Future's End #0, DC Comics: by Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen, Ethan Van Sciver, Patrick Zircher, Aaron Lopresti & Art Thibert, Dan Jurgens & Mark Irwin, and Jesus Merino & Dan Green

FCBD Review: DC Comics

Future’s End #0, by Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen, Ethan Van Sciver, Patrick Zircher, Aaron Lopresti & Art Thibert, Dan Jurgens & Mark Irwin, and Jesus Merino & Dan Green “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.” And then imagine someone…

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News & Things: May the Fourrrfth Be With You

News Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Animated Star Wars Series, Star Wars Rebels It’s heeeere. I’m more of an animated Star Wars gal myself, so I’m hopeful. FCBD From Around the World!  CBR has a roundup of photos from the big day, from Australia to Arizona. Commentary Game of Throes: Rape Is Not a Shortcut…

FCBD: Third Planet sneaks in under the wire

Whoo, Free Comic Book Day! Today. Full swing. In fact here in the UK it’s pretty much over, depending on your local’s hours. But Alva Coto, from Third Planet, Houston, squeaked some last answers for our survey into my inbox ten or so seconds ago. Phew! Still time to get down there! Claire, I’m sososososo…

FCBD: Strange Adventures Comics and Curiosities

I am a nerd. Loudly and proudly. I am also a huge procrastinator and scatterbrain. Put these two things together, and this is what you get… The Procrastinerdor Presents: Strange Adventures Comics and Curiosities, AKA the Canadian Maritimes’ Comic Mecca Every year I travel from Vancouver to Halifax to visit my parents. And every year…

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