DC is celebrating one of the most beloved pop culture holidays of the year, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on May 4! Now in its 18th year, Free Comic Book Day gives fans across the country exclusive releases at no cost as a special way to celebrate the joy of comic books. This year, San Francisco/San Jose fans will have the opportunity to meet celebrated DC comic book artist Ryan Sook (ACTION COMICS) on May 4th.
Serving as their Gold comic book offering for Free Comic Book Day, DC is offering a free chapter from UNDER THE MOON: A CATWOMAN TALE, the new graphic novel from The New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle (ttyl) and artist Isaac Goodhart. The full version of this original graphic novel from DC Ink, DC’s new Young Adult reader imprint, will be available to fans on May 7. Plus, a sneak preview of DC Ink’s TEEN TITANS: RAVEN graphic novel by Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures) will also be included in this Free Comic Book Day special edition.
DC’s Silver comic book special, written for middle-grade readers, will offer two exclusive free chapters of DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE, written by The New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop (TombQuest) with art by Gustavo Duarte (BIZZARO). Highlighting fan-favorite characters Superman and Hawkgirl, these DC Zoom graphic novel chapters will also be available ahead of the full book’s release on August 6.
Plus, just ahead of Free Comic Book Day, DC will release a special 25-cent original comic, DC’S YEAR OF THE VILLAIN #1, on Wednesday, May 1. Available to download on ReadDC.com and Comixology, or to purchase for 25 cents at participating comic book stores, this exclusive 32-page comic will spotlight several of DC’s most infamous super-villains and serve as preludes to several major storylines unfolding throughout Summer and Fall. Celebrated authors Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV have penned these stories alongside Eisner Award-winning illustrators Alex Maleev, Jim Cheung and Francis Manapul.
DC is celebrating one of the most beloved pop culture holidays of the year, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on May 4! Now in its 18th year, Free Comic Book Day gives fans across the country exclusive releases at no cost as a special way to celebrate the joy of comic books. This year,...