Free Comic Book Day arrives on May 6, 2017, and comic readers of all ages will be able to get their hands on some high-quality books. This year’s FCBD includes not just the Gold and Silver tier books, but also a new Educational lineup.
Gold books include Betty and Veronica #1 (Archie Comics), Bongo Comics Free-for-All (Bongo Comics), BOOM Studios Summer Blast (BOOM! Studios), Briggs Land/James Cameron’s Avatar (Dark Horse), Doctor Who (Titan Comics), I Hate Image (Image Comics), Rick & Morty (Oni Press), Secret Empire #1 (Marvel), Star Trek: The Next Generation (IDW), The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Viz Media), Wonder Woman #1 (DC Comics), and X-O Manowar Special (Valiant Entertainment).
Silver books include 2000 AD Special (Rebellion/2000AD), All New Guardians of the Galaxy (Marvel), Animal Jam (Dynamite), Attack on Titan (Kodansha), Bad Machinery (Oni Press), Ballad of Franklin (Z2 Comics), Barbie (Papercutz), Fresh Off the Boat (BOOM! Studios), Catalyst Prime: The Event (Lion Forge), Captain Canuck (Chapterhouse Comics), Colorful Monsters (Drawn & Quarterly), Buffy High (Dark Horse), DC Super Hero Girls Summer Olympus Preview (DC Comics), World’s Greatest Cartoonists (Fantagraphics), Time Shifters (Graphix), Grimm Fairy Tales #1 (Zenescope), Guy Delisle & Findakly Trondheim (Drawn & Quarterly), Hilda’s Back (Nobrow Press), The Incal (Humanoids Inc), Keyser Soze: The Rift (Red 5 Comics), Kid Savage (Image Comics), Lady Mechanika (Benitez Productions), The Looking Glass Wars: Crossfire (Automatic Pictures), The Loud House (Papercutz), Malika: Warrior Queen (Youneek Studios), Miraculous (Action Lab), Monster High (Titan Comics), Riverdale (Archie Comics), Spill Night (:01 First Second), Spongebob Freestyle Funnies (United Plankton Pictures), Steam Wars: Strike Leader (Antarctic Press), Street Fighter V Wrestling Special (Udon Entertainment), Tex Patagonia (Epicenter Comics), The Tick (New England Comics), TMNT: Prelude to Dimension X (IDW), Disney’s Descendants (Tokyopop), Underdog (American Mythology), and Dragon Ball Super/Boruto (Viz Media).
The two Educational support material books are Defend Comics from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and The Overstreet Guide to Collecting from Gemstone Publishing.
Details, including previews, on these books and more can be found on the FCBD website.