Free Comic Book Day
Free Comic Book Day 2013 at Captain Blue Hen Comics
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COMIC BOOK DESCRIPTIONS
GOLD LEVEL SPONSORS
KIZOIC PRESENTS: SESAME STREET/STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FCBD 2013
(W) Georgia Ball, Jason M. Burns (A/CA) Amy Mebberson
On side one, Elmo, Cookie Monster, The Count and Super Grover teach you about the magic of reading comics! It’s GUARANTEED to chase the clouds away! On side two, join Strawberry Shortcake and friends on 3 berry sweet adventures! Includes “The Blue Flu”, “The Hunt for Blackberry’s Treasure”, and “Blueberry’s Book Tour”. It’s a bushel of fun! 32pgs, FC FREE!
THE WORLD OF ARCHIE DIGEST FCBD 2013
(W/A) Various (CA) TBD
Archie! Betty! Veronica! Jughead! The world’s most famous teenagers for over seven decades are all here in this FREE digest! Packed with non-stop laughs and gaffs that the Riverdale gang is known for, we challenge you to find a Free Comic Book Day offering with more pages than this! The perfect introduction to the world of Archie and friends, this digest is filled with stories from some of the best creators in the business! This is the one to pick up on Free Comic Book Day! Digest, 96pgs, FC FREE!
BONGO COMICS FREE-FOR-ALL! FCBD 2013
(W/A/CA) Matt Groening, Various
Bongo rings in another Free Comic Book Day with a comical cornucopia of four-color comics and games. First, Bart becomes a model citizen for a dayàwith disastrous results. Then, Jimbo and the gang escalate and elevate their juvenile delinquency to new heights. Stick around for a bedtime tale with the dim but adorable Li’l Homer and go in search of the Happy Little Elves with Maggie.32pgs, FC FREE!
KABOOM! SUMMER BLAST FCBD 2013
An explosion of All-Ages awesomeness from KaBOOM! this Free Comic Book Day! Sure to be one of the most popular offerings this Free Comic Book Day, the KaBOOM! Summer Blast is 48 pages chock-full of the most popular all-ages comics on the stands today! Featuring excerpts from Adventure Time, Peanuts, Regular Show, Bravest Warriors, Garfield, Ice Age and some brand-new surprises, these series will keep readers young and old coming back to your comic shop again and again!48pgs, FC FREE!
DARK HORSE COMICS
STAR WARS/CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT/AVATAR FCBD 2013
(W) Joshua Williamson, Various (A/CA) Ryan Hill, Various
All-Ages Adventure! Star Wars joins fan-favorite villains Darth Vader and Boba Fett! Then explore the upcoming Dark Horse series, Captain Midnight, where the search for the missing superhero is on! And the smash hit Avatar: The Last Airbender follows Mai as she deals with her broken heart…32pgs, FC FREE!
SUPERMAN: LAST SON OF KRYPTON SPECIAL EDITION FCBD 2013
(W) Geoff Johns, Richard Donner, Scott Snyder(A) Adam Kubert, Jim Lee (CA) Jim Lee
Superman: The Last Son of Krypton #1 is a great jumping-on point for fans who canÆt wait to see Warner Bros. Pictures’ Man of Steel major motion picture! This issue features the first chapter of the Superman: Last Son of Krypton graphic novel, written by Richard Donner and Geoff Johns and illustrated by Adam Kubert, featuring Superman’s epic battle with General Zod and the Phantom Zone villains. In addition, it includes a special sneak preview of the blockbuster new monthly series starring The Man of Steel by the all-star team of Scott Snyder and Jim Lee! 32pgs, FC FREE!
GRIMM FCBD 2013
(W) David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf (A) Jose Malaga
Discover the characters, creatures and inspiration behind the storyline of NBC’s hit-series, Grimm! From the producers of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, Grimm features Portland homicide detective Nick Buckhardt, as he discovers he’s descended from a long line of “Grimms,” who are charged with keeping balance between humanity and the creatures of myth. With newly awoken abilities to detect the evil lurking among us, Nick struggles to keep his old life separate and safe as he becomes ever more entrenched in the ancient rivalries of the Grimm world. 32pgs, FC FREE!
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES FCBD 2013
(W/A) Various (CA) Dario Brizuela
Jumping from screen to page, it’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures! This unique series captures the heart of the smash Nickelodeon television show with brand-new stories. Full of action, excitement and laughs, this is the perfect all-ages comic to get you seeing green!32pgs, FC FREE!
THE WALKING DEAD FCBD 2013 SPECIAL
(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
This special Walking Dead issue contains a new Tyreese short story, a fan-favorite character who just made his television debut in The Walking Dead Season 3! It also reprints short stories featuring Michonne, The Governor and Morgan. This special issue is a must-have for fans of The Walking Dead ù as none of these stories will be reprinted in the trade paperbacks! 32pgs, B&W FREE!
MARVEL COMICS: INFINITY FCBD 2013
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A) Jim Cheung
The biggest super heroes in comics today ù the Avengers, X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four, Inhumans, Superior Spider-Man & more!
The most dangerous threat in the Marvel Universe ù Thanos!
The grandest Marvel Comics event of all time ù INFINITY!
This May, for Free Comic Book Day, prepare yourselves for the greatest battle for survival ever waged in the Marvel Universe as Marvel marches towards Infinity! In this all-new story by the blockbuster creative team of Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung, witness the opening shots of the war that will be heard around the galaxy. Plus, get a sneak peek behind a major Marvel release that hasnÆt been announced yet, and re-live ThanosÆ first solo story! With the entire Marvel Universe on the brink of intergalactic war, no fan can miss this yearÆs Free Comic Book Day! 32pgs, FC FREE!
THE SMURFS FCBD 2013
(W/A) Peyo, Various (CA) Peyo
The Smurfs return to Free Comic Book Day with two stories never-before-seen in the U.S.! Gargamel has tormented the Smurfs time and time again, always vowing his revenge on the small creatures. But what happens when he is forced to tangle with someone bigger than him ù a nasty Ogre? Find out in “The Ogre and the Smurfs!” Also featuring comics from two of the hottest new Papercutz series, Annoying Orange and Ariol, a new series from Emmanuel Guibert! 32pgs, FC FREE!
UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SPONGEBOB COMICS FREESTYLE FUNNIES FCBD 2013
(W) Derek Drymon, Maris Wicks (A) Graham Annable, Various
United Plankton brings you a completely original collection of SpongeBob comics for FCBD 2013. In “Paint Misbehavin’” Squidward teaches SpongeBob and Patrick how to paint realistically ù but how did they learn to bring their painted creations to life? Then in “Day of the Free Comic” SpongeBob must foil Plankton’s latest plan: invading the Krusty Krab inside a…giveaway comic book! Will funny books ever be the same? And: Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy take on a new villain: the sultry Catfishstress. All this plus facts about the colorful cuttlefish, a fill-in comic, and a preview of this summer’s SpongeBob superhero-themed annual! 32pgs, FC FREE!
IT’S THE UGLY DOLL COMIC & OTHER STUFF FCBD 2013
(W) David Horvath & Various (A) James Kolchaka & Various
Say, Friend. Do you need a hero? Then this comic isn’t for you. (Though being Ugly IS a super power ù “ugly” means unique!) Do you need a cookie? Then this is your book! Join OX, Wage, Babo, Ice-Bat and all their friends in the UglydollsÆ first-ever comic book adventure! The Uglydolls may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but they sure will eat your candy! And don’t miss the bonus features from other famous members of the VIZ Kids family! 32pgs, FC FREE!
SILVER LEVEL SPONSORS
ENDANGERED WEAPON B FCBD 2013
(W) David Tallerman (A/CA) Robert Molesworth
What kind of lunatic forces a grizzly bear to wear mechanized combat armor and fight his battles? What kind of fiend kidnaps a beautiful Polynesian computer genius to be his child bride? And just who has a ninja for a butler anyway? Meet the Professor: eccentric, scientist, explorer and Englishman par excellence. Madcap steampunk hi-jinks in Endangered Weapon B! 32pgs, FC FREE!
ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
MOLLY DANGER/PRINCELESS FCBD 2013
(W) Jamal Igle, Jeremy Whitley (A) Jamal Igle, Various
Two Complete Stories! She’s strong. She’s smart. And she’s incredibly brave! She’s the protector of Coopersville, the Princess of Finesse; the Petite Powerhouse known only as Molly Danger! But what secrets threaten everything she holds dear?! And on her way to rescue her sisters, Adrienne finds another mysterious princess locked away in a tower, but she’s guarded by one of the knights sent to hunt Adrienne. Who is this princess and will Adrienne and Bedelia survive trying to rescue her?32pgs, FC FREE!
NFL RUSH ZONE: SEASON OF THE GUARDIANS FCBD 2013
(W) Kevin Freeman, Jeremy Whitley (A) M. Goodwin, Jerry Gaylord (CA) M Goodwin
Two complete stories! A referee’s flag is corrupted by the power. The Guardians must arrive at the Bengals-Titans game and get that flag before the referee throws it, bringing it to life. And the villainous Coach Carnage is on the recruit for his interstellar team “The Visitors,” and it’s up to the Guardians, with the help of previous draft picks, to stop him from ruining the draft and taking this year’s recruiting class. 32pgs, FC FREE!
FUBAR FCBD 2013 SPECIAL
(W) Jeff McClelland, Shawn Aldridge (A) Jeff McComsey, Steve Becker
The New York Times best selling zombie series, FUBAR, returns with an all-new Free Comic Book Day one-shot! This 32-page issue contains four stories that span the entire American experience, from Valley Forge to the present day. Select stories from FUBAR: American History Z (in Previews this February) will put you in the boots of the founding fathers as they come face-to-face with the walking dead. If you’re new to FUBAR, now’s the perfect time to jump on board!MATURE THEMES 32pgs, FC FREE!
ACTION TIME BUDDIES FCBD 2013
(W) Robby Bevard (A/CA) Fred Perry
Kid the Adventurer and Bro the Kung-Fu Pegasus are back in an all-new story for Free Comic Book Day! The fan-favorite best buds will face fierce forests, soaring snakes, nincompoop ninjas, doofy dinosaurs, and vile villains all in the name of fun! Don’t miss out on this growing hit! 32pgs, FC FREE!
STEAMPUNK ORIGINALS PRESENTS: THE STEAM ENGINES OF OZ FCBD 2013
(W) Erik W. Hendrix, Sean Patrick O’Reilly (A/CA) Yannis Roumboulias
Get a special sneak-peek at the upcoming re-imagining of Oz through a SteamPunk lens! Find out what happens 100 years after the witch is dead. In an Oz ruled by a once revered hero, salvation comes from the unlikely wrench of Victoria Wright, who dares to question the status quo and sparks a rebellion. This FCBD edition will give you an exciting extended preview of the upcoming graphic novel and a look at what else Arcana’s SteamPunk Originals line has in store for readers!32pgs, FC FREE!
MOUSE GUARD/RUST FCBD 2013 FLIP BOOK
(W/A) David Peterson & Various (CA) Royden Lepp, David Peterson
Archaia proudly presents this square flip book containing original short stories from some of its all-ages-friendly titles, including David Petersen’s Mouse Guard, Royden Lepp’s Rust, and Sean Rubin’s upcoming, enchanting dinosaur tale, Bolivar. Plus original short stories from Jim Henson’s Labyrinth; Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos’ Cow Boy, and fun Pantalones, TX activity pages by Yehudi Mercado!8×8, 32pgs, FC FREE!
FCBD 2013 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG MEGA MAN FLIPBOOK
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Ryan Jampole, Various (CA) Ben Bates
It’s TWO Free Comic Books in ONE! Just in time for the start of the epic Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover event, “Worlds Collide,” comes a primer issue exclusively for Free Comic Book Day! Witness the journey these two epic heroes from both Sega and Capcom took to finally meet each other ù Mega Man’s journey chronicled on one side, and Sonic’s on the other! This is the must-have primer for the biggest comic book event of 2013 ù as video game icons Sonic and Mega Man meet for the very first time anywhere! 32pgs, FC FREE!
WORLDS OF ASPEN FCBD 2013
(W) J. T. Krul, David Wohl (A/CA) Alex Konat, Beth Sotelo
In 2013, Aspen will proudly celebrate its 10th Anniversary, and theyÆre planning their largest initiative ever ù including this yearÆs jam-packed Worlds of Aspen 2013 flip-book! Join them as they reveal exclusive in-depth content for all of their exciting ô10 for 10ö titles set to debut all year long! Also, Aspen offers two brand new stories, starting with Michael TurnerÆs Fathom! And to top it all off, Worlds of Aspen 2013 will showcase a world premiere preview of Peter SteigerwaldsÆ upcoming new series, Zoonity! 32pgs, FC FREE!
ABSOLUTION: THE BEGINNING FCBD 2013
Christos Gage (Avengers Academy, Authority: Prime) created a visceral world where law enforcement turns to super-cops to subdue the new breed of street evil. But when one cop crosses the line and begins hunting and killing criminals in secret, he becomes worse than those he brought to ultimate justice! Absolution takes fans on an insane roller-coaster ride that ends in a public hero’s downfall, and the uprising of a violent judge, jury, and executioner. Absolution: The Beginning reprints the first two issues (#0-1) of this classic series and provides a sneak peek preview at this summer’s highly anticipated sequel, Absolution: Rubicon! MATURE THEMES 40pgs, FC FREE!
BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE FCBD 2013
Filled with all-ages accessible previews, interviews and articles, Bleeding Cool Magazine FCBD is the perfect supplement to help readers new and old find the best comics and expand their experience at the party into a passion for a lifetime! Readers will find a ôCollecting Comics 101ö feature, the ôTop Genre & Starter Graphic Novelsö in stores, and Tips and Tricks for the Back-Issue Hunt! Bleeding Cool Magazine is ideal for giving readers tons of extra FCBD content and to introduce our unique brand of information and entertainment to a host of new customers! Magazine, 48pgs, FC FREE!
CAPSTONE PRESENTS: MR. PUZZLE FCBD 2013
(W/A/CA) Chris Eliopoulos
Who is Mr. Puzzle, you ask? Well, he’s the perfect fit for any problem, of course! And Capstone brings him to you for the perfect priceàFREE! Follow Mr. Puzzle on two exclusive, never-before-seen adventures by Chris “Elio” Eliopoulos. Watch the superhero stretch, bend, shrink, and grow, all to keep the folks of Busyville safe. Don’t miss this two-for-none of fun with Mr. Puzzle!32pgs, FC FREE!
THE RED TEN #0 FCBD 2013
(W) Tyler James, Paul Allor (A) Cesar Feliciano, Various
Who are The Red Ten? And who wants them dead? Delve deeper into the murder mystery maxi-series that is a superhero retelling of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit “And Then There Were None.” Also features Oxymoron: Quiet Riot, where a super-criminal psychopath holds a city hostage in terrifying silence as one cop struggles to stop the madman before her city burns to the ground32pgs, FC FREE!
DARK HORSE COMICS
MASS EFFECT/KILLJOYS/R.I.P.D. FCBD 2013
(W) Jeremy Barlow, Various (A/CA) Garry Brown, Various
Three blockbuster titles fill this FCBD offering! In R.I.P.D., a s?ance goes terribly wrong! Then, in Mass Effect, follow a flight-school grad as he breaks the rules to prove himself in space! Finally, check out the police-state landscape of the highly anticipated miniseries The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys!32pgs, FC FREE!
DC NATION SUPER SAMPLER FCBD 2013
This super sampler is the perfect place to check out two sensational series from the DC Kids line, Beware The Batman and Teen Titans Go!, based on Warner Bros. AnimationÆs new animated series coming soon to Cartoon NetworkÆs DC Nation Saturday morning programming block. It includes two exciting, all-new stories that readers of all ages will enjoy! 32pgs, FC FREE!
DAMSELS FCBD 2013
(W) Matthew Sturges (A) Jean-Paul Deshong
The Little Mermaid has been captured by a cruel wizard, who intends to keep her locked away forever! But help comes in the form of a valiant one-legged tin soldier whose heart is far bigger than he is. Can the Little Mermaid escape her vicious captor with nothing but a talking toy to guide her? Find out in this fairy tale for all ages written by Matthew Sturges (Jack of Fables, Doctor Who)! 32pgs, FC FREE!
DRAWN & QUARTERLY
MARBLE SEASON FCBD 2013
(W/A/CA) Gilbert Hernandez
From legendary alternative cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez of Love & Rockets fame, Marble Season is a semi autobiographical epic about a group of kids growing up in the 1960s seen through the eyes of a young boy. Comics and popular culture of the day will dominate the proceedings and tell the untold story of one of the medium’s greatest and most respected artists. This FCBD has no nudity and no swearing and it will serve as a great preview for the upcoming book of the same name.32pgs, FC FREE!
PIPPI LONGSTOCKING COLOR SPECIAL FCBD 2013
(W) Astrid Lindgren (A/CA) Ingrid Vang Nyman
The Pippi Longstocking Color Special offers a sneak peak at the brand new Pippi Longstocking title that D+Q will publish in May 2013. Pippi Longstocking was created by Astrid Lindgren and has developed a dedicated fan base of both children and adults for over six decades. The comics presented here were originally published in Swedish in the 1950s and are now being presented for the first time ever in English. 32pgs, FC FREE!
HAL FOSTER’S PRINCE VALIANT FCBD 2013
(W/A/CA) Hal Foster
This full-color comic collects two Prince Valiant stories from Hal Foster’s 1950 peak: “Home Again,” in which Val, Aleta, and newborn baby Prince Arn enjoy an eventful ocean journey back to Thule; and ôThe Challenge,ö in which another knight’s unwelcome advances on Aleta result in a classic duel with Valiant! 32pgs, FC FREE!
OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE FCBD 2013
(W) Robert M. Overstreet, J. C. Vaughn (CA) John K. Snyder III
Movies like Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, Joss Whedon’s Avengers film, and many more, couldn’t have happened without the comic book adventures that spawned them! This issue of Comic Book Marketplace takes a detailed look at the comics that spawned these movies, along with tips on collecting movie posters. Plus: CBM puts the origins of Free Comic Book Day under the spotlight as well. 32pgs, FC FREE!
BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY FCBD 2013
(W/A/CA) Rick Yager
Buck Rogers, the original sci-fi hero, is supporting FCBD with a special reprint of two complete Sunday stories ù “The Mind of Minds” and “Wilma to the Rescue” ù by fabled artist Rick Yager, who defined the look of the character for over twenty years! These stories have been digitally reconstructed to perfection and look better than the original newspaper Sundays! All this, plus bonus materials and tons of surprises! 32pgs, FC FREE!
SCRATCH9 FCBD 2013
(W) Rob M. Worley (A) Jason T. Kruse (CA) Armand Villavert
Scratch9, the worldÆs greatest superhero cat, returns for Free Comic Book Day with a special reprint of issue #1, featuring all-new cover art by Armand Villavert, Jr.! Scratch9 is the Eisner Award-nominated all-ages comic book featuring a cat with the ability to summon any of his 9 lives to aid him in his adventures! Hermes Press’ Scratch9 FCBD issue will also offer bonus material and tons of surprises! 32pgs, FC FREE!
JUDGE DREDD CLASSICS FCBD 2013
(W) John Howard, Joe Collins (A/CA) Brian Bolland
In advance of IDW’s coming ongoing series re-presenting the best Judge Dredd stories from the past with all-new coloring, this special FCBD release offers one of the most beloved Dredd stories of all time: the introduction of Judge Death, with all-new color! Plus: bonus “Walter the Wobot” strips appearing in color for the very first time, all beautifully illustrated by the brilliant Brian Bolland!32pgs, FC FREE!
APHRODITE IX FCBD 2013
(W) Matt Hawkins (A) Stjepan Sejic
Hundreds of years after a cataclysmic event scorched the surface, Earth and its inhabitants have been forever altered, and a new landscape and political struggle has taken hold with three distinct factions fighting for control. Aphrodite IX is both anachronism and advanced technology in a world that she no longer recognizes. No aliens, just humans and their genetically- and technologically-altered descendants, in a mixture of the best Sci-Fi and Fantasy have to offer! 32pgs, FC FREE!
STAN LEE’S CHAKRA THE INVINCIBLE FCBD 2013
(W) Stan Lee (A) Graphic India (CA) Jeevan Kang
From the mind of legendary creator Stan Lee comes his newest superhero, Chakra The Invincible! Chakra tells the story of young Indian teenager, Raju Rai, a technology genius living in Mumbai. Determined to use science to unlock the secrets of human potential, Raju develops a technological suit that activates the mystical Chakras of the body, unleashing newfound abilities and powers!24pgs, FC FREE!
RAMAYAN RELOADED PREVIEW FCBD 2013
(W) Ron Marz(A) Jim Starlin, Michael Avon Oeming, Luke Ross, Bart Sears, David Peterson
Set in a time 2000 years in the future, against a backdrop of one of the most immortal mythological tales of all time, Ramayan Reloaded re-imagines one of the most epic tales in history, and this special origins issue provides all the information on the many characters and settings of the series. Collecting short stories written by Ron Marz and illustrated by leading talents such as Michael Avon Oeming, Luke Ross, Bart Sears, Jim Starlin and David Peterson. 32pgs, FC FREE!
AVENGERS ASSEMBLE/HULK AND THE AGENTS OF S.M.A.S.H. #1 FCBD 2013
ItÆs out action featuring the newest stars to be of Disney XD: Avengers and the Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.! Featuring art pulled directly from the animated series, this sneak peek at the two newest animated series from the geniuses at Marvel Animation promises to make this the biggest Free* Comic Book Day Ever! *Are we really giving this away?! YES! 32pgs, FC FREE!
NEW ENGLAND COMICS
THE TICK FCBD 2013
(W) Jeff McClelland (A) Pietro, Duane Redhead
In the all-new, full-length Tick story, “A Day at the Beach,” things start out innocently enough for The Tick, Arthur, Bumbling Bee and their friends ù until The Tick encounters an invasion force from under the sea! Perfect for new and old readers alike, this FCBD special also includes exciting backup features!32pgs, FC FREE!
RATED ‘FREE’ FOR EVERYONE STARRING MERMIN & CROGAN’S ADVNETURE FCBD 2013
(W) Chris Schweizer, Joey Weiser (A) Joey Weiser, Chris Schweizer
Oni Press: Rated Free for Everyone returns for 2013! Featuring two stories by two incredibly talented creators! In Joey WeiserÆs Mermin Adventure, Mermin goes with Pete and his human classmates to the Zoo. And in Chris SchweizerÆs Crogan’s Adventure, youÆll get an epilogue to the story of one of the brothers from Crogan’s Loyalty. 32pgs, FC FREE!
THE STRANGERS FCBD 2013
(W) Chris Roberson (A/CA) Scott Kowalchuck
“The last thing you want to see is my hands.” They’re called The Strangers. They’re deadly. Dangerous. And you’ll never see them unless they want you to. But now they’ve come up against something big ù U.S. government big; a cover-up of international proportions. And at the center of it all is The Strangers’ deadliest foe, a man known only as ôCapricornö; a man who knows The Strangersà. sees them. 32pgs, FC FREE!
DISNEY FAIRIES FCBD 2013
(W/A) Disney Accademia, JayJay Jackson (CA) Disney Accademia
Papercutz presents Disney Fairies featuring Tinker Bell, along with comics from the new hit series, Stardoll! There’s only one fairy in Pixie Hollow who can’t fly ù Water-Talent Fairy, Rani. Why doesn’t Rani have wings? Was she always this way? Find out in “Tinker Bell and the Wings of Rani!”32pgs, FC FREE!
RED 5 COMICS
ATOMIC ROBO & FRIENDS FCBD 2013
(W) Brian Clevinger (A/CA) Scott Wegener
Unanimously heralded by fans, creators, retailers and critics as the perfect first comic to give to a non-comic-reader! It’s a robotic experiment gone wrong, and only Atomic Robo’s brand of violent science can save the day! We’ve got lasers, explosions, and robotsà it’s like the transforming-robot movies, but comprehensible! Plus, previews of 2013 adventures of Red 5 favorites and new faces!32pgs, FC FREE!
TH3RD WORLD STUDIOS
FINDING GOSSAMYR / STUFF OF LEGEND FCBD 2013
(W) David Rodriguez, Various (A) Sarah Ellerton, Charles Paul Wilson
Return to the fantastic world of Gossamyr as Th3rd World’s critically acclaimed, all-ages series continues in an brand new, original, adventure just for Free Comic Book Day! The Lorelarks are tasked with chronicling the tales of Gossamyr. But when a young novice feels that the growing legends of Jenna and her brother Denny might become a danger to the siblings, she is moved to action and challenges the code of her order! Plus: The New York Times best-selling The Stuff of Legend continues!32pgs, FC FREE!
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB FCBD 2013
(W/A) Andy Runton, James Kochalka, Christian Slade, Ray Friesen, Jess Smart Smiley, Rob Harrell
Top Shelf celebrates Free Comic Book Day 2013 with friends old and new with the latest lineup of the Top Shelf Kids Club! This comic contains not one, but SIX all-new stories: Owly by Andy Runton, Johnny Boo by James Kochalka, Korgi by Christian Slade, Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken by Ray Friesen, and Upside Down by Jess Smart Smiley! Plus: Tthe debut of Monster on the Hill by Rob Harrell, who also contributes this year’s cover! 32pgs, B&W FREE!
HARBINGER WARS FCBD 2013 SPECIAL
(W) Joshua D.M. Dysart, Various (A) Clayton Henry, Various
Everything you need to know about the Valiant Universe in 2013 happens right here this Free Comic Book Day! The critically acclaimed, best-selling comics launch of the decade throws it into high gear with Harbinger Wars, Valiant’s first-ever family crossover! The blistering conflict between Bloodshot and Harbinger will crack the Valiant Universe in half and reveal the true cost of power. Plus: X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong, and Shadowman? 32pgs, FC FREE!
VALIANT MASTERS SHOWCASE FCBD 2013 EDITION
(W) Jim Shooter, Various (A) Joe Quesada, Various
Dive deep into the greatest stories of the original Valiant Universe ù re-mastered and collected together for the first time anywhere! Re-live the best-selling adventures of Valiant’s definitive heroes Ninjak, Shadowman, the Eternal Warrior, and more ù in this special FCBD-only edition previewing the next year’s worth of Valiant Masters hardcover collections! 32pgs, FC FREE!