At long last, it’s Free Comic Book Day! But although all the free stuff is great, it’s not what makes the holiday so important. Instead, it’s spreading the word about both comic books and comic book stores. It’s been said here before and I’ll say it again: Comic book stores are an invaluable resource for not only comic books, but also horror-related magazines, DVDs, toys, trading cards, models and so much more and they really deserve our support. So please spread the work and consider buying something along with picking up your free comics.
Thanks to the photo gallery at the Free Comic Book Day Facebook page, I’ve compiled a list of all the free “Silver Books” that might be of interest to our readers:
Diary of a Zombie Kid – Antarctic Press
Arcana Presents: The Intrinsic – Arcana Studio
Dune: Origins – Boom! Studios
Lady Death: The Beginning – Boundless Comics
Buffy the Vampire Slayer/The Guild flip-book – Dark Horse Comics
My Favorite Martian Special Edition – Hermes Press
Witchblade: Unbalanced Pieces – Image Comics
Dinosaurs vs. Aliens – Liquid Comics
Atomic Robo & Friends – Red Five Comics
The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Angel – Yen Press
Jurassic Strikeforce 5 Preview – Zenescope Entertainment
As for the “Gold Books,” there’s only a single sci-fi/horror-related title:
Star Wars/Serenity flip book – Dark Horse Comics
And as a special bonus, here are some links to past Gravedigger’s Local 16 articles dealing with comic book-related subjects:
Batman: The Stone King
Horror’s MARVELous Influence
Batman: The Lazarus Syndrome
Vincent Price Presents: Volume 1
Special thanks to the organizers of Free Comic Book Day for use of the image!
Happy Free Comic Book Day!