With some of the first Winter snowfall outside our windows, it feels a bit strange to turn one’s thoughts toward Spring 2016 and the fifteenth anniversary of Free Comic Book Day. So let’s just think of this as a belated holiday gift from our friends at Titan Comics, who have announced today that they’ll be offering two FCBD options from popular titles Assassin’s Creed and Doctor Who. And that’s not all, read on to learn the creative teams behind those upcoming stories and preview their cover art.
ASSASSIN`S CREED FCBD 2016 EDITION – SILVER BOOKWriter: Anthony Del Col, Connor McCreery and Fred Van Lente
Artist: Neil Edwards and Dennis Calero
Enter the shadowy world of the Assassins and Templars, two feuding factions who have battled over the centuries to decide the course of humanity!Two all-new short stories, written and illustrated by the creative teams of the regular comics, highlight a shocking event in the life of new Assassin Charlotte de la Cruz, and reveal the true extent of the mysterious Templar Black Cross’s terrifying skills!New readers or experienced fans: strap on your hidden blades, don your cowls, and blend into the crowd to discover secrets you won’t read anywhere else!
DOCTOR WHO: FOUR DOCTORS SPECIAL FCBD 2016 EDITION – GOLD BOOK
Jump on board the TARDIS with FOUR all-new short tales of the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors! Whether you’re a whiz with a Sonic Screwdriver or completely new to Who, this is the perfect Free Comic Book Day adventure for SF fans of all ages! Written and illustrated by the creative teams of the regular comics, this is the ideal place to start reading!
Ninth Doctor: “HACKED”
Writer: Cavan Scott
Artist: Mariano Laclaustra
Colorist: Carlos Cabrera
Tenth Doctor: “LADY OF THE BLUE BOX”
Writer: Nick Abadzis
Artist: Eleonora Carlini
Colorist: Arianna Florean
Eleventh Doctor: “THE DAAK INSIDE”
Writers: Si Spurrier & Rob Williams
Artist: Leonardo Romero
Colorist: Marcio Menys
Twelfth Doctor: “ROBO-RAMPAGE”
Writer: Robbie Morrison
Artist: Simon Fraser
Colorist: Gary Caldwell
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