Friday, May 6, 2011

Countdown to FREE COMIC BOOK DAY -- It's tomorrow!!!!!!


Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day! Are you ready?

As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when 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.

This whole week, I've been giving you some advanced looks at the goodies you can pick up (FOR FREE) on FCBD 2011.  Today, it's a wrap.

Today's previews: Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics, Rated Free For Everyone,Spontaneous, Mickey Mouse, Worlds of Aspen, and Young Justice/Batman.




OVERSTREET GUIDE TO COLL COMICS #1
PUBLISHER: GEMSTONE PUBLISHING
(W) J.C. Vaughn (A) Various
Revised and expanded in reaction to retailer and reader requests! How do you collect comics? How do you take care of the comics you buy? How do you grade comics? How do you sell your comics? How do you evaluate their worth? From the team that brings you The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide come answers to these questions and more facing new collectors and experienced enthusiasts alike!

Pages: 32, FC
FREE!



RATED FREE FOR EVERYONE
PUBLISHER: ONI PRESS
(W) J. Torres, Josh Williamson (A) Dean Trippe, Vinnie Navarro
Two all-new stories from two upcoming kids graphic novels! In "Power Lunch" the only thing remarkable about Joey is his astounding array of food allergies-or so he thinks. In reality, Joey is about to learn he has incredible super powers and they're all tied to the foods his mom has always forced him to avoid. While in "Sketch Monsters," Mandy must remember exactly how she used her wild imagination to create the giant booger monster terrorizing the city if she has any chance of stopping it!

Pages: 32, FC
FREE!



SPONTANEOUS #1
PUBLISHER: ONI PRESS
(W) Joe Harris (A) Brett Weldele
Driven to discover the truth regarding his father's mysterious death many years prior, Melvin Reyes seeks to prove the existence of Spontaneous Human Combustion after fresh outbreaks of the phenomenon reveal a pattern only he can see, a predictability model only he can read, and the terrifying realization that whatever phenomenon consumed his father is also boiling inside of him, just waiting for release.

Pages: 32, FC
FREE!



WALT DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE
PUBLISHER: FANTAGRAPHICS
(W/A) Floyd Gottfredson
Today everyone knows Mickey Mouse as the cheerful ambassador of all things Disney. But back in the 1930's, Mickey gained fame as a rough-and-tumble, two-fisted epic hero - an adventurous scrapper matching wits with mobsters, kidnappers, spies, and even (gulp!) city slickers! And Mickey's greatest feats of derring-do took place in his daily comic strip, written and drawn by one of the greatest cartoonists of the 20th century - Floyd Gottfredson.

Pages: 32, FC
FREE!



WORLDS OF ASPEN
PUBLISHER: ASPEN MLT
(W/A)Various
Joe Benitez Debuts His Newest Thrilling Series!!
A special compilation issue featuring four exciting outtakes from several of Aspen's hottest and upcoming new titles - including Fathom (Vol 4), Soulfire (Vol 3), and Executive Assistant: Iris (Vol 2)! Also showcased are two of Aspen's newest hit titles, Charismagic and Lady Mechanika!! Plus a whole lot more!

Pages: 32, FC
FREE!



YOUNG JUSTICE BATMAN BB SUPER SAMPLER
PUBLISHER: DC COMICS
(W/A) Various
This super sampler is the perfect place to check out two sensational series from the DC Kids line, Young Justice and Batman: The Brave & The Bold, based on the popular animated series seen on Cartoon Network. It includes two exciting, all-new stories that readers of all ages will enjoy!

Pages: 0,
FREE!

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