Today Is Free Comic Book Day!
Franchises collide as the comic industry’s annual event to promote comic reading, Free Comic Book Day, lands on May 4th – Star Wars Day (May the 4th – May the Force Be With You). Comic Publishers have a plethora of titles for readers young and old to discover. The titles listed here are rated for all ages. There are titles from familiar favorites such as Lumberjanes, Pokemon, Disney’s Descendants, and Star Wars Adventures. Nostalgic titles Casper the Friendly Ghost and Little Lulu have books as well as debut titles such as Go Fish, Wolfie Monster & the Big Bad Pizza Battle, and A Sheets Story, an new story that takes place after the original Sheets graphic novel. DC showcases their superheroes answering kids questions with Dear Justice League, while Britain represents with some of it’s best comics with Funny Pages and Doctor Who: Thirteenth Doctor. Even sports fans will find something as soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has his own book coming out, Strike Force 7. Keep in mind, while all of the titles listed here are rated for all ages, the actual series may be for an older audience, such as The Tick and Humanoid’s H1 Ignition universe. There are also some educational support titles from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and the Overstreet Guide.
For a full list of titles available with descriptions and previews, click here. Then find a local comic book store here and pick up some of the titles listed here as well as books from This Week’s Comics. Also check your local public library as they may be participating as well.
Never been to a Free Comic Book Day event? Check out these tips for preparing and attending.
AMERICAN MYTHOLOGY PRODUCTIONS
Lumberjanes Shape of Friendship
DARK HORSE COMICS
Minecraft & Incredibles 2
Dear Justice League Special Edition
DRAWN & QUARTERLY
Little Lulu: Worlds Best Comic Book
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Strike Force 7
GOLDEN APPLE BOOKS
Blastosaurus Annual #1
Wolfie Monster & the Big Bad Pizza Battle
Star Wars Adventures
A Sheets Story
NEW ENGLAND COMICS
RANDOM HOUSE BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS
Lucy & Andy Neanderthal Big & Boulder
Treasury of British Comics Presents Funny Pages
The Thirteenth Doctor
Disney Descendants: Dizzy’s New Fortune
Pikachu, I Choose You & Pokemon Adventures
COMIC BOOK LEGAL DEFENSE FUND
The Overstreet Guide to Collecting
Filed under: All Ages
About Lori Henderson
Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!
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