Free Comic Book Day

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2021 Date1 May 2021
2022 Date7 May 2022
Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day History

Free Comic Book Day seeks to promote comic books and local comic book shops. This day encourages everyone to visit their local comic book shop. Participating shops offer free comic books to anyone who visits. Major publishers such as DC, Marvel, and Dark Horse put out free copies of comics for fans to enjoy. Independent publishers also put out free copies. This day also includes events such as costume contests, signings, and raffles. It is a day for comic book fans new and old.

Free Comic Book Day was proposed in 2001 by the retailer of Flying Colors Comics Joe Field. It is observed annually on the first Saturday in May.

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Free Comic Book Day Facts

  • The top 5 most popular selling comic books as of March 2021 according to icv2.com are:
    1) BRZRKR
    2) The Joker
    3) Batman
    4) Non-stop Spider-Man
    5) Nocterra
  • The earliest comic book series in the US was The Adventures of Mr. Obadiah Oldbuck, published in the 1840s.
  • In 2019, comic book and graphic novel sales reached a high of about $1.2 billion according to comicsbeat.com.

Free Comic Book Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Browse the line-up of free comic books offered on Free Comic Book Day.
  • Check out some new releases of comic books. Comic books are typically released on a monthly basis so be sure to check for any new comic series that might interest you.
  • Stay informed about upcoming events and news. News is released frequently regarding comics as well as about authors and artists. Stay up to date with all things relating to comic books.

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