As the western part of the nation struggles in 120-degree heat nothing will cool you down faster than thinking about Halloween! And Diamond has just revealed the line-up for its October Halloween ComicFest promotion. The event will come with a T-shirt by Francesco Francavilla. Just looking at these images is making me think of hot apple cider and brisk walks through crisp leaves.

This year’s fest will feature 30 books, 18 full-sized and 12 mini, which will be available for FREE at participating comics shops worldwide on October 28th, 2017.  Mini Comics will be available for purchase in trick-or-treable packs of 25 for $4.99.

DC is two offering include Batman and DC Super Hero Girls, so covering all bases there.

And Dark Horse is offering HELLBOY!

Hallowwen ComicFest was started as a sort of fall spinoff of Free Comic Book Day. Many shops participate with costume contests and other events of the season. And FREE COMICS.

“We’re excited at the range of titles with this year’s Halloween ComicFest,” said Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Michael Moccio. “In additional to the all ages Mini Comics, featuring popular characters like Donald Duck and Casper the Friendly Ghost, the Full Size Comics feature a strong showing with properties like Batman, Thor, and Hellboy! With so many fans introducing their friends and family to comics and local comic shops for the first time at events like Halloween ComicFest, it’s important the titles reflect the varied interests of people coming to stores.”

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The Francavilla T-shirt is available for order now, and will be available in black in adult sizes Small to XXL (MSRP: $14.99-$17.99), youth sizes Small to Large (MSRP: $11.99), and Women’s V-Neck in sizes Small to XL (MSRP: $14.99-$17.99).

“After the FCBD design I did last year, I was very happy to work with Diamond on another project,” said Francavilla. “When asked to work on a design for Halloween ComicFest, my thoughts went straight to the Addams Family. The family friendly horror take on that series was perfect inspiration for this project. Of course, I had to include most of the horror icons like the Monster, the Vampire, the Mummy, the Bridge, and the Werewolf.”halloweenfrancavilla.jpg

I would totally wear this shirt.

Previews and more info are available at  www.halloweencomicfest.com.

 

Halloween ComicFest 2017 Full Size Comics

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Action Lab – Danger Zone |
Black Betty One-Shot

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Aftershock Comics | Babyteeth #1Archie Comics | The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Season Two

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Aspen MLT | Choose Your Own Aspen Adventure

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Benitez Productions | Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte

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Dark Horse Comics | Hellboy and the BPRD 1953

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IDW Publishing | Ghostbusters: Dia de los Muertos

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DC Comics | Batman: Night of the Monster Men

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DC Comics | DC Super Hero Girls

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Marvel Comics | Runaways #1

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Marvel Comics | Darth Maul #1

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Marvel Comics | Thor by Walt Simonson #1

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Kodansha Comics | Battle Angel Alita/Sailor Moon Eternal Preview

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New England Comics | The Tick #1

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VIZ Media | Junji Ito’s Shiver

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Yen Press | The Mortal Instruments

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YouNeek Studios | Malika: The Dragon Trials

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Zenescope Entertainment | Gimm Tales of Terror

 

 

Halloween ComicFest 2017 Mini Comics

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American Mythology |
Casper the Friendly Ghost

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Arcana Studio | Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom

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Archie Comics | Archie’s Madhouse

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BOOM! Studios | BOOM! Box’s One En-Haunted Evening

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IDW Publishing | Donald Duck’s Halloween Scream #2

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Lion Forge | Wrapped Up

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Papercutz | Hotel Transylvania

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Papercutz | Stitched

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Graphix | The Witch Boy

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Space Goat Publishing | Moonlighters #1

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VIZ Media | Pokemon: Omega Red and Alpha Sapphire

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