In a recent post On The Shelf: FCBD 2016 we discussed some of the Free Comic Books selected for the gold list. Now All 50 books have been revealed. Free Comic Book Day is held on the 1st Saturday in May. Need to find your local shop? Head here: Store Locator.
So what is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is an annual promotional effort by the North American comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. Retailer Joe Field of Flying Colors Comics in Concord, California brainstormed the event in his “Big Picture” column in the August 2001 issue of Comics & Games Retailer magazine. Free Comic Book Day started in 2002 and is coordinated by the industry’s single large distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors.
Only 143 days left until Free Comic Book Day 2016
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