It was the international comic book holiday on Saturday, and based on reports we’ve heard, many individual stores had their best days ever—some drawing over 1000 people—and fans for lots of comics. And there was a ton of press, too, from just about everywhere, as the links below reveal. Congrats once again to Joe Field for coming up with one of the best ideas for promoting comics ever.
And here are the final 24 (of 60) Free Comic Book Day titles! Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. I’m a bookseller, a librarian, an amateur scholar, a cool uncle, and a comics […]
The first half of the 2014 Silver Books (45 48 titles)! Some were a bit hard to score (thanks to JHU Comics for offering ALL 60 titles! Four comics per customer.), but we preserved, trekking all over midtown! Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, […]
Yes, there are 60 comics being offered this Saturday! (Collect them all!) Some of them are from well-known publishers and characters, others are a bit obscure. Since most stores limit how many comics you can grab, I’ve compiled a list in three parts, with simple reviews. Here’s the first, featuring the Gold sponsors, which are […]
You’ve been standing in line, wishing you had something to read! You’ve finally reached the comics Santa and are flabbergasted at the cornucopia of comics being offered for FREE! Listen little boy, we have A LOT of people waiting here, so GET GOING! What do you say? Which do you pick? How do you keep […]
It’s a rite of Spring. Every May people race to the comics shop for the annual comic book holiday—Free Comics Book Day. In 2014, the free comcis are set loose on Saturday, May 3rd, and Diamond has just released information on the Gold Level Sponsor books, including the debut of DC’s Futures Past, and a […]