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Free Comic Book Day 2010


Free Comic Book Day 2010It’s only just a few days shy of 6 months until the next Free Comic Book Day.  The annual event takes place on the first Saturday in May and this year will take place on May 1, 2010.

The first round of comics has been announced and so far there’s some good ones.  A new G.I. Joe project by Larry Hama that’d seem to pick up from the original Marvel series, the next DC event War of the Supermen, and a sneak peek at the return of Solar, Man of the Atom and Magnus: Robot Fighter.

Free Comic Book Day 2010

Ape Entertainment – KIZOIC PRESENTS: SHREK & THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR

Featuring four stories by the artists and writers of the upcoming Shrek and Penguins of Madagascar comic books!

Archaia Entertainment – MOUSE GUARD/FRAGGLE ROCK

Two amazing all-new stories in one fantastic flip-book!

Archie Comics – ARCHIE’S SUMMER SPLASH! #1

“Whose BEACH is it Anyway?”: Sun, sand, swimsuits and cool rockin’ tunes — no, it’s not a cinematic “beach party” blast from the past, but a whole new summer splash from Archie and his friends!

BOOM! Studios – TOY STORY

With Toy Story 3 hitting theaters this summer, don’t miss this opportunity to get a FREE issue from the ongoing Toy Story series from BOOM Kids!

Dark Horse Comics – DOCTOR SOLAR/MAGNUS

The dawn of a new age of superhero excitement begins as Dark Horse Comics proudly presents the return of two of the most legendary characters in the annals of comics: Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom and Magnus, Robot Fighter — re-imagined for the 21st century by comics legend, writer Jim Shooter! All new content and storylines!

DC Comics – WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #0

A war is coming, and all that stands between Earth and 100,000 vengeful supermen is one Superman! Special #0 issue featuring all-new material previews the conflicts to come!

Drawn & Quarterly – YOW! THE JOHN STANLEY LIBRARY

D+Q delivers another wholly original and boisterous FCBD issue that will entertain readers of all ages—from the world’s greatest all-ages cartoonist, John Stanley, in a beautiful package designed by Seth.

IDW Publishing – G.I. JOE: A REAL AMERICAN HERO #155½

This is what you really want! Larry Hama continues his original and ground-breaking G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero saga with the VERY NEXT ISSUE (but, you know, 15 years later).

Image Comics – FRACTURED FABLES

This special FCBD title offers a small taste of the new hardcover anthology from Silverline Books due later in the year. An all-star cast of writers and artists have been assembled to turn familiar fairy tales and nursery rhymes on their ear to make kids LAUGH!

Marvel Comics – IRON MAN/THOR FCBD 2010 EDITION

Two of Marvel’s heaviest hitters like you’ve never seen them before! A major new direction for the Marvel Universe kicks off HERE – on Free Comic Book Day!

You can keep up with Free Comic Book Day at their website, http://www.freecomicbookday.com/, or their Twitter account, http://twitter.com/FCBD10.