On Saturday May 2nd, over two thousand three hundred comic book shops across North America and around the world will give out over 5.6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). 

Diamond Free Comic Book Day


The annual event is one of the most anticipated comic book celebrations of the year as retailers prepare to welcome new and devout comic book fans into their stores for fun events and free comics.

The 50 free books available this year include super hero stories like Marvel’s All-New, All- Different Avengers, stories featuring classic characters such as The Tick, TMNT, and Spongebob, sci-fi adventures as seen in Doctor Who, Pokemon, The Simpons, Sonic, and many more.

“Explore your local comic book shop!” 

Along with free comics, many comic book shops will feature events during the day including creator signings, appearances of costumed characters, and great deals on exclusives and sale items.

To view all 50 free titles and to find a participating comic shop, fans are encouraged to visit www.freecomicbookday.com.


Fans can see world re-known actor and long-time comic book fan Mark Hamill promote FCBD at http://bit.ly/MarkHamill_FCBD2015 .

Join the FCBD fan club on Facebook (www.facebook.com/freecomicbook) and follow us on Twitter (www.Twitter.com/freecomicbook).

ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY—Free Comic Book Day is an annual event taking place the first Saturday in May where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. National marketing and distribution of all Free Comic Book Day materials is handled by Diamond Comic Distributors while individual retailers promote and host planned FCBD events. For more information visit www.freecomicbookday.com.

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