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Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

Portland’s premier independent comic book publisher, is excited to present their Gold and Silver Sponsor Free Comic Book Day 2017 comics—RICK AND MORTY FCBD 2017 EDITION and BAD MACHINERY FCBD 2017 EDITION!

Free Comic Book Day takes place on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at participating comic shop retailers. Visit freecomicbookday.com for more information.

Writer/Artist/Colorist: John Allison
Cover Artist: John Allison with Sarah Stern
Diamond Order Code: JAN170039
Final Order Cutoff: 2/6/17
Age Range: All ages, 10+
Genre: Humor, Mystery

From the creator ofGiant Days, this comic is perfect for fans ofThe Backstagers andGotham Academy!
Catch up with the strange and delightful world of Bad Machinery for Free Comic Book Day 2017!

Featuring an excerpt from The Case of the Forked Road, the seventh book inJohn Allison‘s award-winning Bad Machinery series, this issue introduces readers to the wonderfully surreal town of Tackleford and its resident adolescent mystery solvers. This story finds our young sleuths facing the intricacies of time and space itself. What is their science teacher hiding? Who is the mysterious Calvin, why is he dressed like it’s 1960, and why is he obsessed with Communists? Can Shauna, Lottie, Mildred, Linton, Jack, and Sonny solve the case before time and the universe as they know it unravels?

Writers: Zac Gorman, Tini Howard
Artists: CJ Cannon, Marc Ellerby
Colorists: Ryan Hill, Katy Farina
Cover Artist: Maximus Julius Pauson
Diamond Order Code: JAN170009
Final Order Cutoff: 2/6/17
Age Range: 15+
Genre: Humor, Sci-fi

Featuring a cover by show character designer Maximus Julius Pauson!
Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious hit [adult swim] animated showRICK AND MORTY has its own critically-acclaimed comic book series from Oni Press! Join degenerate superscientist Rick Sanchez as he embarks on all-new insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty, his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry.

Catch up on their escapades with this special Free Comic Book Day issue, which includes the story that started it all: Part One of “The Wubba Lubba Dub Dub of Wall Street.” Plus, an exclusive FIRST LOOK at the upcoming miniseries Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It!

So many books to choose from this May. What will be on your list? Let us know in the comment section below.

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