Hope everyone can make it out to Free Comic Book Day; it’s such a great event. Bub and Jay will be parked at Green Brain Comics in Dearborn and would like nothing more to meet you, give you free stuff, and give you a hug.
Well, here’s the list of all the fantastic goodies you can get for free this Saturday! Comics are so cool right?
Gold Level Sponsors[one_third]ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
DARK CIRCLE COMICS PREVIEW—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Duane Swierczynski, Mark Waid, Dean Haspiel, Various
(A) Michael Gaydos, Dean Haspiel, Various (CA) Francesco Francavilla
THE BLACK HOOD! THE FOX! THE SHIELD! Get in on the ground floor of Dark Circle Comics and experience the cinematic and creator-driven reinventions of these iconic properties. Who is the new Shield? How did the Black Hood come to be? Can things get more unpredictable for The Fox? Learn the secrets of the Dark Circle universe from the creators themselves via sneak peeks at the new series, creator interviews and a first glance at the next Dark Circle series — all held together by an eye-popping cover from Afterlife with Archie artist, Francesco Francavilla!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third] [one_third]BONGO COMICS
BONGO COMICS FREE-FOR-ALL!—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Matt Groening, Various
Get in line for the foremost Free Comic Book Day four-color giveaway of the year! When Bart brings one of Professor Frink’s recent discoveries to school, it leads to some hair-raising hilarity! Then, Lisa finds a doorway to an ancient past, Comic Book Guy gets a hip new girlfriend, and Homer tries his hand at some home improvement… and much more!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third] [one_third_last] BOOM! STUDIOS
BOOM! STUDIOS TENTH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Various (CA) TBD
2015 is BOOM! Studios’ Tenth Anniversary year, and to help us celebrate we’ve gathered short stories from several current and new all-ages titles for Free Comic Book Day. From Archaia’s Mouse Guard, Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, and new title Iscariot; KaBOOM!’s Garfield, Peanuts, Regular Show, and a new Adventure Time with Fionna & Cake story; and BOOM! Box’s Lumberjanes, Munchkin, and Help Us! Great Warrior, there’s something in this free, 48-page issue for everyone!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third_last] [one_third]DARK HORSE COMICS
FIGHT CLUB/THE GOON/THE STRAIN—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Chuck Palahniuk, Eric Powell, David Lapham
(A) Cameron Stewart, Eric Powell, Mike Huddleston (CA) David Mack
Dark Horse Comic’s most thrilling FCBD to date! Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart premiere Fight Club! Eric Powell serves up an all-new tragedy in The Goon! And Guillermo del Toro presents an all-new chapter from The Strain! Need we say more?
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third] [one_third]DC COMICS
DC COMICS DIVERGENCE—FCBD 2015 EDITION
A first look at upcoming storylines! DC Comics: Divergence features three 8-page previews for the June releases of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman, as well as Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok’s launch of the “Darkseid War” within Justice League featuring the biggest villains in the DCU – Darkseid and the Anti-Monitor, and Gene Luen Yang’s DC Comics debut with celebrated artist John Romita, Jr on Superman.
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_third] [one_third_last]DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
BOB’S BURGERS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Mike Olsen, Justin Hook, Chad Brewster
(A) Brad Rader, Tony Gennaro, Hector Reynoso, Frank Forte
(CA) Frank Forte
Bob’s Burgers, the hit TV show created by Loren Bouchard, is now a comic book! The Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, and Louise — appear in this special Free Comic Book Day edition that collects the “Best Of” in-canon stories from Dynamite’s first-ever Bob’s Burgers comic book series. Thrill to Tina’s “Friend Fiction”, Louise’s “Unsolved Mysteries and Curious Curiosities”, “Gene Belcher Presents: The Musical”, and more! It’s an all-ages extravaganza that captures the feel of Bob’s Burgers perfectly — because it’s a comic 100% created by show writers and animators!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third_last] [one_third]IDW PUBLISHING
TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) John Barber, Tom Scioli (A) Priscilla Tramontano, Scioli
(CA) Priscilla Tramontano
Optimus Prime is gone — and Decepticons are on the loose! It’s up to Bumblebee and an elite crew of Autobots to track them down before their rampage spreads across Earth! Transformers comics have never been hotter, and the excitement spreads to this all-original comic inspired by the all-new animated series! Plus: previews of IDW and Hasbro unbelievable publishing slate for 2015, including an exclusive Transformers vs. G.I. Joe strip!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_third] [one_third]IMAGE COMICS
SAVAGE DRAGON: LEGACY #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Erik Larsen
The generational saga of Savage Dragon reaches a new milestone as Malcolm Dragon graduates high school and follows his father’s footsteps to the Chicago Police Department. Every young new officer has a lot to live up to, but for the son of a world famous figure as renowned as he is reviled, navigating the world of law enforcement is especially challenging. The cost of failure is high in a city becoming more dangerous by the day: Can Malcolm step out of his father’s shadow and become the hero Chicago needs, or is he doomed to make the same mistakes?
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third] [one_third_last]MARVEL COMICS
SECRET WARS #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION
Prepare yourself for the final days of the Marvel Universe as you know it as the march to the biggest comic event of the year continues! From the ashes of a decimated cosmos rises…Battleworld! Amid the strange, patchwork realm, refugees from thousands of obliterated universes struggle for survival. Even if they can endure the horrors of Battleworld – the home they knew has been destroyed! Time has run out, and the opening salvo of Secret Wars has been fired. But can anything restore the Marvel Universe that once was?
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third_last] [one_third]TITAN COMICS
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Nick Abadzis, Al Ewing, Various (A) Various
Take a blistering trip through time and space with three stunning all-new short stories featuring the Tenth Doctor, the Eleventh Doctor and the brand-new Twelfth Doctor, written and drawn by the ongoing Doctor Who comics creative teams. PLUS: A sneak peek of the Top Secret Summer 2015 event! Be the first to get a hint of the epic that will shake the Doctor to his very core! It’s a must-read for fans, and the perfect primer for anyone looking to jump on board the TARDIS!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_third] [one_third]United Plankton Pictures
SPONGEBOB FREESTYLE FUNNIES—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Graham Anable, Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel, Rick Neilsen
This year’s SpongeBob Comics FCBD offering features a 22-page story by Boxtrolls director and Grickle cartoonist, Graham Annable! In “Tangy!” Plankton’s new special sauce made from jellyfish jelly has strange effects on SpongeBob and the rest of Bikini Bottom’s residents. The only one unaffected, the only one who can save them all, is a very reluctant Squidward! Plus, more undersea sequential stories by James Kochalka, Maris Wicks, Gregg Schigiel. and other awesome aquatic artists!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_third] [one_third_last]VIZ MEDIA/PERFECT SQUARE
PERFECT SQUARE PRESENTS: POKÉMON—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Hidenori Kusaka (A) Various
All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen and onto the pages of this action-packed Free Comic Book Day edition comic! Legendary Pokémon Xerneas and Yveltal ‘s battle against each other is destroying Vaniville Town. Can X and Y save the town in Pokémon X*Y?! Bonus Feature: More action in Pokémon Adventures and Pokémon Adventures Black and White!
32pgs, FC FREE!
Silver Level Sponsors[one_fourth] ACTION LAB
GRONK AND FRIENDS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Katie Cook
Gronk is a monster… and not a very good one! Follow Gronk’s continuing adventures as she learns about the world around her from her “teacher”, Dale, in this all-new Gronk story from fan favorite Katie Cook!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth] [one_fourth] ANTARCTIC PRESS
STEAMPUNK GOLDILOCKS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Rod Espinosa
This new Goldilocks may find that the Three Bears’ boilers run “too hot” or “too cold”, that their armor plating is “too big” or “too small”, or that their mechs’ piston-cycling is “too hard” or “too soft”. But when Rod Espinosa brings you yet another classic fairy tale spun Steampunk-style, the results will most certainly be “just right”!
24pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]ARCHIE COMICS
SONIC/MEGA MAN: “WORLDS UNITE” FLIP-BOOK—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Various (CA) Evan Stanley, Various
WORLDS UNITE: Prelude—It’s TWO Free Comic Books in ONE! Just in time for the start of the All-New epic Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover event, “Worlds Unite,” comes a primer issue exclusively for Free Comic Book Day! The road to “Unite” began in the history-making “Worlds Collide” storyline, continued in 2013’s “Dawn of X” storyline, and once again our heroes must meet — Mega Man’s journey chronicled on one side, and Sonic the Hedgehog’s on the other! This is the must-have primer for the biggest comic book event of 2015, as two video game icons must come together… or risk dying alone! Featuring art from both Sonic and Mega Man comic book fame!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]ASPEN MLT
WORLDS OF ASPEN 2015—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) J.T. Krul, Vince Hernandez (CA) Alex Konat
Two all-new FATHOM and SOULFIRE series begin right here! Michael Turner’s Fathom: Blue features a brand new cast of Blue outlaws from under the surface, coerced together by the U.S. Government for a covert war against their own kind — but if they fail their mission — their lives are over! Meanwhile, in Michael Turner’s Eternal Soulfire, a new wielder of magic emerges! Cassidy, a young girl with a huge power hidden within her, must place her trust in one of the Soulfire universes’ most fierce warriors, Miya, in order to escape not only those seeking to kill them—but also their own demons from the past!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]AUTOMATIC PUBLISHING
HATTER M: LOVE OF WONDER #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Frank Beddor, Liz Cavalier (A) Sami Makkonen
(CA) Vincent Proce
Looking Glasses shatter as heroes and villains from Wonderland arrive to aid or block Hatter in his quest to find Alyss. Hatter’s reunion with his brother Dalton leads to an epic showdown as savior meets assassin in the struggle for Wonderland’s future!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]AVATAR PRESS
MERCURY HEAT DEBUT—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Omar Francia
Kieron Gillen blasts into Free Comic Book Day with an exclusive preview introduction to his all-new Sci-Fi series, Mercury Heat! Mercury: A slow-turning planet where you can outrun the sunrise and the blistering heat it brings… a new frontier, where humanity’s insatiable need for energy is fed by a harsh environment worked by a rough crowd. And since she’s just a bit too intense to be a cop on Earth, Luiza is bringing her own brand of heat to this inhospitable world! This special issue features the first chapter of this ongoing saga, a special introduction to the world of Mercury Heat, and a look at the ships, designs, and making of this epic!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]BEGUILING BOOKS
COMICS FESTIVAL! 2015 #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
It’s a Comics Festival! Continuing the tradition of featuring all-new short stories by some of the greatest comics creators in Canada! A wonderful showcase for existing and forthcoming comics & graphic novels! Here’s who’s inside:
* Cover by Isabelle Arsenault (Jane, The Fox, and Me).
* Back Cover by Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Teen Boat)
* Lady’s Favor, by Kate Beaton (Hark, A Vagrant)
* The Boss, by Mariko Tamaki (Skim, This One Summer) and Gillian Goerz
* In Real Life: Con Game, by Cory Doctorow (Little Brother) and Jen Wang (Koko Be Good).
* Once Upon a Pony, by Svetlana Chmakova (Nightschool)
* Superhero Girl: The Death of Kevin, by Faith Erin Hicks (Friends with Boys)
* Costume Quest, by Zac Gorman (Magical Game Time)
32pgs, FC FREE!
MARCH GRAND PRIX—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Kean Soo
A Free Comic Book Day 2015 sneak peek of the new, turbo-charged graphic novel by Kean Soo, author of the award-winning series Jellaby! March Hare wants to be the fastest and furriest racecar driver around. But first this rabbit racer must prove his skills at the speedway, on the streets, and in the desert! With pedal-to-the-metal illustrations and full-throttle action, March Grand Prix is sure to be a winner! Featuring a full tank of bonus materials: creator Q & A, pin-up art, and much more!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]CBLDF
DEFEND COMICS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Various (CA) Dean Trippe
For over 25 years, the CBLDF has fought to protect your right to read, and that crusade continues with this light-hearted look at a serious topic. Defend Comics is a sampler of the great YA comics available, and explores the censorship of comics with some of today’s most talented creators! Writers on Defend Comics include Andi Watson, Gene Yang, George O’Connor, Dan Parent, Larry Marder and Jorge Aguirre, with art by Watson, Sonny Liew, O’Connor, Parent, Marder, and Rafael Rosado. Stories include “The Green Turtle Fights for Free Speech!” by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, “Rabbids!,” “Princess Decompsia and Count Spatula” by Andi Watson, “Beanworld” by Larry Marder, “Archie Presents Kevin Keller” by Dan Parent, “Giants Beware!” by Jorge Aguirre and Rafael Rosado, and “A Tale of the Olympians: The Ears of King Midas” by George O’Connor.
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]CHAPTER HOUSE
CAPTAIN CANUCK #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Kalman Andrasofszky, George Freeman, Ed Brisson
When Tom Evans and his brother Michael gain superpowers from an alien artifact, they both must work through a lifetime of differences to ensure their gifts are used for the betterment of mankind. Thrust into battle by fledgling intervention agency Equilibrium, Tom becomes figurehead and hero Captain Canuck, fighting to not only save humanity, but his brother’s soul, from the evil forces that lurk in the shadows. The classic Canadian comic book hero is reborn in this #0 issue for FCBD!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]COMIXTRIBE
AND THEN EMILY WAS GONE #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) John Lees (A) Iain Laurie (CA) Ryan Stegman
A chilling prelude to the cult horror sensation, And Then Emily Was Gone! Bonnie Shaw is a terrifying creature of Scottish folklore who would grant parents their hearts’ desire… in exchange for their child. Young Billy McTaggart has nothing to fear from Ol’ Bonnie, as his mother and father love him, don’t they? DON’T THEY?! Featuring a cover by superstar artist Ryan Stegman (Inhumans).
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]DARK HORSE COMICS
DARK HORSE ALL-AGES SAMPLER—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Gene Luen Yang, Paul Tobin (A) Carla Speed McNeil, Ron Chan, Colleen Coover
(CA) Carla Speed McNeil
All-ages action, fantasy, and humor! All-new stories that make great entry points to new worlds! Gene Luen Yang and Carla Speed McNeil deliver an Avatar: The Last Airbender adventure! Dr. Zomboss and Crazy Dave clash in a new Plants vs. Zombies battle! And the crafty Bandette stars in a tale of her own!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]DC COMICS
DC COMICS SILVER BOOK—FCBD 2015 EDITION
DC Entertainment’s all-ages FCBD special edition has two tales for readers of all ages! The Teen Titans are back in Teen Titans Go! Chapter 10, and Scooby Doo Team Up! #6 features the Super Friends! Readers will want to follow the adventures of the Teen Titans in Teen Titans Go! Volume 1 (DEC140400), and Scooby Doo’s adventure with the Super Friends will continue in the forthcoming collected edition of Scooby Doo Team-Up! Super-hero adventures for readers of all ages have never been so much fun!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]DRAWN & QUARTERLY
SUPERMUTANT MAGIC ACADEMY/STEP ASIDE, POPS! COMBO SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Jillian Tamaki, Kate Beaton
Drawn & Quarterly celebrates its 25th year in publishing with this all-ages FCBD edition previewing two of its biggest books for 2015! Kate Beaton is back with Step Aside, Pops! her follow-up to her best-selling debut, Hark! A Vagrant, with more irreverent and hilarious comics on history and literature. Sharing the billing is Jillian Tamaki, co-creator of Skim and This One Summer. SuperMutant Magic Academy, which Jillian has been serializing online for the past four years, paints a teenaged world filled with just as much ennui and uncertainty, but also with a sharp dose of humor.
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
HIP HOP FAMILY TREE THREE-IN-ONE FEATURING COSPLAYERS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Ed Piskor, Dash Shaw (A) Ed Piskor, Dash Shaw, Various (CA) Ed Piskor
Featuring Ed Piskor’s Hip Hop Family Tree series and Dash Shaw’s Cosplayers! Piskor’s half features excerpts from all three existing HHFT volumes, plus the Rob Liefeld/Spike Lee commercial adaptation and exclusive pinups by R. Crumb, Scottie Young, Jim Rugg, Ben Marra, and more! Shaw’s side delivers an all-new, 24-page issue of his thoughtful and funny exploration of human endeavor and social interaction as seen through the lives of two cosplayers. Enjoy the works of two of the great contemporary graphic novelists of their generation!
56pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]GEMSTONE PUBLISHING
OVERSTREET’S COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Robert M. Overstreet, Various
When Action Comics #1 sells for $3.2 million, Incredible Hulk #1 sells for $326,000, the original art for Wolverine’s first brief appearance sells for $657,000, and when cosplay has exploded to unparalleled heights, it’s time for a look inside the market! The Free Comic Book Day 2015 issue of Overstreet’s Comic Book Marketplace — from the team behind The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide and the new Overstreet “How To” series — is a perfect introduction to the fun and history of comic book collecting!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]
GRAPHIX SPOTLIGHT: CLEOPATRA IN SPACE BOOK ONE—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A/CA) Mike Maihack
When a young Cleopatra (yes, that Cleopatra) finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, really far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]HERMES PRESS
THE PHANTOM SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Bill Lignante, Don Newton, Jim Aparo, Sal Velluto
The Phantom, the grand-daddy of costumed heroes celebrates Free Comic Book Day 2015 with a volume showcasing stories by some of the greatest artists to ever create tales for this ground-breaking title featuring The Ghost Who Walks. This 32 page book will feature work from the Gold Key and King Phantom comics created by Bill Lignante; from the Charlton Phantom comics created by Jim Aparo and Don Newton and will offer samples of the newest Phantom story created by Peter David and Sal Velluto. Hermes Press’ Phantom FDBD issue will also offer bonus material and tons of surprises!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]IDW PUBLISHING
TMNT: PRELUDE TO VENGENCE—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Tom Waltz, Bobby Curnow (A/CA) Mateus Santolouco
The Turtle’s final battle with Shredder begins here! This book will take us inside the minds of key characters in the TMNT universe, revealing the epic moments that have led to the present, as well as setting the stage for the biggest storyline yet with all new material!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]IMAGE COMICS
TALES OF HONOR #0—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Matt Hawkins (A) Linda Sejic
An original Honor Harrington story! Set in the universe of the best-selling military science fiction novels by David Weber, this self-contained zero issue is the lead-in for the new ongoing series also launching in May. On patrol in the Silesian Confederacy, Honor and her crew chase a pirate vessel, only to have it eject its human cargo of slaves into space! Horrified at the callous disregard for life, the crew of the HMS Fearless investigates and uncovers a vast conspiracy by the planet Mesa to provide genetically-enhanced slaves to the seedy underbelly of the various Star Kingdoms.
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]KODANSHA COMICS
KODANSHA COMICS SAMPLER—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Various (CA) Hajime Isayama
If you aren’t reading Attack on Titan, you’re missing out on the biggest manga and anime phenomenon to sweep the world in years! But don’t worry. Now you have the chance to see what all the fuss is about with an excerpt from the first volume, along with samples from other top manga series, including Fairy Tail, The Seven Deadly Sins, Noragami, and more!
SC, 5×7, 96pgs, B&W FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]
LEGENDARY COMICS PREVIEW—FCBD 2015 EDITION
Working with industry-leading talent such as Grant Morrison, Frazer Irving, Matt Wagner, Simon Bisley, Judd Winick, Geoff Shaw, Jonathan Hennessey and Shane Davis, we’ve created an ever-growing library of thrilling sagas including Annihilator, Epochalypse, A Town Called Dragon, The Harvester, The Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker and more, alongside cinematic tie-ins such as Godzilla: Awakening and the best-selling Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero. Join us this Free Comic Book Day as we unveil an exclusive first look at the exciting next chapter of Legendary Comics!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]LIQUID COMICS
STAN LEE’S SHAKRA THE INCREDIBLE—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Stan Lee, Sharad Devarajan, Ashwin Pande, Dean Trippe
(A) Jeevan J. Kang, Dean Trippe, Brittney Williams, Dave Bardin
(CA) Jeevan J. Kang
Based on the animated shorts seen on Angry Birds ToonsTV, Stan Lee’s Chakra The Invincible is the latest superhero creation from the legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men, The Avengers, Iron Man, and more! This all-ages comic features short tales of Chakra the Invincible for kids and superhero fans of all ages!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]MARVEL COMICS
AVENGERS #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
What better way to celebrate Free Comic Book Day then by assembling Earth’s Mightiest — and most popular — Heroes?! Iron Man! Captain America! Thor! Black Widow! Hawkeye! Hulk! The Vision! Everyone’s favorite heroes take on a dangerous new threat in this FCBD spectacular!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]NEW ENGLAND COMICS
THE TICK—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Jeff McClelland (A) Duane Redhead (CA) Duane Redhead
The Tick returns for FCBD 2015 with 32 pages of full-color comic book fun! In the all-new lead story, The Tick and Arthur’s apartment is haunted by a ghost from The Tick’s mysterious past — an entity who claims to be The Tick’s first sidekick — and it won’t rest in peace until… well, we can’t give away everything, can we?! Plus, still more full-color fun featuring The Tick! Great for fans new and old!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]ONI PRESS
TERRIBLE LIZARD #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Drew Moss, Ryan Hill
The touching story of a girl and her T-Rex… with a healthy dose of collateral damage and kaiju fighting on the side! When the scientists of Cosmos Labs punch a hole through spacetime, they pull a ferocious dinosaur into the present! The dinosaur imprints on teenager Jessica, proving to be more mischievous than vicious. But he is not alone, as transdimensional monsters begin attacking our world! Now Jessica and her new friend “Wrex” must save the universe! For fans of bad science, dinosaurs, giant monster battles, and friendship, the all-ages-friendly and action-packed Terrible Lizard begins here!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]PAPERCUTZ/SUPER GENIUS
RABBIDS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Thitaume (A/CA) Romain Pujol
Spinning out of the hit videogame and TV series, the Rabbids are taking over FCBD in this fun-filled comic book! Their hilarious antics are sure to entertain fans of all ages!
32pgs, FC FREE!
LADY JUSTICE #1—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) C.J. Henderson (A) Dan Brereton, Michael Netzer, Bill Sienkiewicz
Back in print for the first time in two decades! This Lady Justice FCBD Edition reprints issue #1 of Neil Gaiman’s lost comics classic!
32pgs, FC FREE!
2000AD SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
The galaxy’s greatest Eisner-nominated SF anthology returns to Free Comic Book Day with a 48 page zarjaz line-up of stories! Inside you’ll find: Judge Dredd in ”Through the Out Door”, a brand new story from Matt Smith and Norm Breyfogle; The Traveller from Mick McMahon; Ajax Bloodthirsty in a new tale from Ben Willsher and Barry Krishna; Nemesis the Warlock in “Tomb of Torquemada” by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill; Doctor Sin returns to pass on his mantle in “Don’t Call It A Comeback” by Rob Williams and Luca Pizzari; Dan Dare from Dave Gibbons and Gerry-Finley Day; Sláine stars in “A Simple Killing” by Pat Mills and Simon Davis; classic Judge Dredd newspaper strips by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Ron Smith; and Tharg’s Alien Invasions from Henry Flint! All this, plus a FREE digital story attached!
48pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]RED 5 COMICS
BODIE TROLL AND FRIENDS—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Jay Fosgitt
With a mix of playfully irreverent humor, attention-grabbing art and incredible heart, Bodie Troll is a perfect first comic to give to a non-comic-reader of any age! In an all-new exclusive adventure, things turn ugly for cute Bodie Troll when he gets hijacked into that most agonizing of events — a little girl’s tea party! Plus, an all-new adventure from the world of Drone, and previews of 2015 Red 5 favorites and new faces!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth] TH3RD WORLD PRODUCTIONS
THE STUFF OF LEGEND: A CALL TO ARMS PREVIEW—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Mike Raicht, Brian Smith, Nick Tapalansky
(A) Charles Paul Wilson III, Alex Eckman-Lawn
Left scattered across The Dark in the aftermath of the Boogeyman’s deceit, our band of heroic Toys must pick up the pieces or risk losing their boy forever in this Preview of The Stuff of Legend Volume 5: A Call to Arms! Also featured in this flip-book style FCBD issue is a preview of the brand new, all-ages original graphic novel series being hailed as the next Avatar: The Last Airbender — Thanatos Diver! A young girl opens a portal to strange new worlds in a sunken city, and unwittingly releases a mythical being of immense power, the mythical Thanatos Diver!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth]TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Chris Sheridan
Look hard into the storm clouds. You may yet see her, mounted on her electric steed, streaking past. The last hero of the West… THE MOTORCYCLE SAMURAI! It’s been called “the new benchmark for indie digital comics.” Now discover the mad genius of The Motorcycle Samurai for yourself, as Chris Sheridan does the unthinkable: brings his creation to print! Top Shelf celebrates FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with 24 pages of full-color action, whetting appetites around the world for the future release of The Motorcycle Samurai graphic novel. Now saddle up and let’s ride!
24pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]12-GAUGE COMICS
I.C.E.: BAYOU BLACKOUT—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Doug Wagner, Ron Marz
(A) Daniel Hillyard, Nelson Blake (CA) Jason Pearson
When a group of Chechen mercenaries attacks New Orleans, I.C.E. agents Cole and Ezra must stop them before they can complete their mission to destroy a main hub of the US power grid! To keep these murdering psychopaths from achieving their goal, Cole must let go of his fear and unleash his true self. As an added bonus, this FCBD issue includes an extended preview of the next installment of critically acclaimed anthology The Ride, from writer Ron Marz and artist Nelson Blake!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last] [one_fourth]UDON ENTERTAINMENT
STREET FIGHTER: SUPER COMBO SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Matt Moylan (A) Jeffrey Cruz, Long Vo, Joe Vriens, Omar Dogan, Joe Ng
(CA) Joe Ng
Five generations of World Warriors collide in this epic new Street Fighter story for Free Comic Book Day 2015! Ryu, Charlie, Crimson Viper, Ibuki, and more put their martial arts skills to the test as they battle across the globe. A self-contained story, perfect for newcomers to the Street Fighter universe, or longtime fans!
6×9, 32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]VALIANT COMICS
VALIANT 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Jeff Lemire, Robert Venditti, Various
(A) Various (CA) Rafa Sandoval
Valiant’s 25th year is going to be the biggest one yet! The silver anniversary celebration begins right here on Free Comic Book Day! Bloodshot, X-O Manowar and the rest of Valiant’s fearless heroes are taking center stage for a star-studded, jam-packed anniversary smash celebrating 25 years of Valiant comics!
The year’s can’t-miss celebration officially kicks off on May 2nd in the FCBD 2015: Valiant 25th Anniversary Special – featuring two all-new stories and a myriad of never-before-seen special features chronicling Valiant’s storied place in comics history! First, New York Times-bestselling writer Jeff Lemire and blockbuster artist Butch Guice chronicle the devastating fallout of The Valiant as Bloodshot rises from the ashes to unleash a never-before-seen prelude to Bloodshot Reborn! Then, Valiant superstars Robert Venditti and Rafa Sandoval throw down the gauntlet for an action-packed introduction to the world of X-O Manowar and an all-new tale of Dead Hand! Plus: Ninjak; Imperium; Divinity; Ivar, Timewalker; Rai; special guests from throughout Valiant’s decades-long history; and a cavalacade of special surprises!
Jump on board here to relive the ground-breaking journey that established Valiant as the largest and most acclaimed independent universe in comics – and witness the action-packed first steps toward 25 more history-making years!
32pgs, FC FREE!
[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]VIZ MEDIA
SHONEN JUMP PRESENTS: JO JO’S BIZARE ADVENTURE/YU-GI-OH!—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W/A) Hirohiko Araki, Kazuki Takahashi
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, from Hirohiko Araki, is a groundbreaking manga famous for its outlandish characters, wild humor and frenetic battles. A multigenerational tale of the heroic Joestar family and their never-ending battle against evil! Yu-Gi-Oh! by Kazuki Takahashi tells the story of 10th grader Yugi, a game obsessed kid who one day solves the “Millennium Puzzle”, an Egyptian artifact that holds the spirit of a master gambler from the age of the Pharoahs! Possessed by the puzzle, Yugi becomes Yu-Gi-Oh, the King of Games, and battles evildoers in the Shadow Games… weird games with high stakes and high risks!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]
GRIMM FAIRY TALES PRESENTS: WONDERLAND ONE-SHOT—FCBD 2015 EDITION
Zenescope has published over 100 Wonderland comics and spinoff comics since 2007. Now this special Free Comic Book Day offering will give readers a chance to jump on board the incredible, mind-warping horror series that will leave you wanting more! Travel down the rabbit hole and rediscover the madness!
32pgs, FC FREE!
JURASSIC STRIKE FORCE #5—FCBD 2015 EDITION
(W) Joe Brusha (A) TBD (CA) Marat Mychaels
This is the prequel issue to Silver Dragon Books’ All-Ages hit series featuring Earth’s Original Heroes! The evil Zalex has returned to shatter Earth’s peace with his army of mutated dino-soldiers. Now the Jurassic Strike Force 5 will be called into action to stop Zalex’s evil plan!
32pgs, FC FREE![/one_fourth_last]