Hey there my fine-feathered comic collecting friends, today is the “Free Comic Book Day” for 2023 and as you know this is celebrated on the first Saturday in May at participating comic book shops. Readers of the PiercingMetal Pop Culture features know full well how supportive we are of the comic book industry and if you are hearing this for the first time for some reason just check out the run of posts found HERE.
The Press Release:
The Red Sonja 50th anniversary celebration series launches this July, but fans can get a sneak peek at the new direction and creative team ahead of time with the issue #0 available on Free Comic Book Day this Saturday May 6!
Today is Free Comic Book Day and will help all collectors of the medium enjoy a stack of comic books for absolutely free. Though we’ve used Forbidden Planet as a calendar entry this will be taking place at participating comic book retailers across the country so check with your area shop and make sure to spend some money at whatever shop you go to.
The Press Release:
For this year’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, Marvel Comics will have something for every fan, offering four separate titles packed with exciting entry points into the Marvel Comics mythos! In addition to lead-in stories to the biggest comic book sagas of 2023 including FALL OF X and Jonathan Hickman and Valerio Schiti’s upcoming epic, 2023’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles will also spotlight creators and characters from different cultures, communities, and identities and provide the perfect first comic for new readers!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2023: AVENGERS/X-MEN #1 features a pair of all-new stories that set the stage for the next evolution in mutant adventures, FALL OF X! First, X-Men masterminds Gerry Duggan and Joshua Cassara give fans a peek at the drama to come at this year’s Hellfire Gala and reveal the surprising fate of Captain Krakoa. Then, superstar artist Javier Garrón joins Duggan for a story that features the rise of Stark Sentinels and lays the groundwork for an uncanny new team book launching later this year. Plus meet Jonathan Hickman and Valerio Schiti at the crossroads of science and magic with a sneak peek at their upcoming mystery project!
This past Saturday was “Free Comic Book Day” and PiercingMetal spent some time over at Galaxy Comics to see what was what. The video below was uploaded to our Official YouTube and some additional information and opinion continues afterward.
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