Updated: May 10, 2022
Free Comic Day or FCBD (May 7th) was proposed by Joe Field in the August 2001 issue of Comics & Games Retailer magazine. The event was then launched in 2002, co-ordinated by the industry's single large distributor Diamond Comic Distributors.
Unfortunately, the Comics & Games Retailer magazine ceased publication back in 2007. However, Free Comic Book Day event took off around the world with many retailers organising special events in stores to celebrate the day.
The following video from Diamon Comic Distributors announces the forty-six comic book titles for the industry's most anticipated annual event to take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022.
Check out the Free Comic Books webpage - https://www.freecomicbookday.com/
For events in your local area go to https://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator. If not listed here contact you local comic books store.
Melbourne, Australia Event
Free Comic Books
With the power of the World Wide Web, accessing Free comics has never been so easy. Here are 8 websites offering free comics.
Dark Horse - https://digital.darkhorse.com/pages/free
Read Full Comic - https://readfullcomic.com/
Marvel Free Issues - https://www.marvel.com/comics/list/623/get_started_with_free_issues?
Comic Xtra - https://www.comicextra.com/
Read All Comics - http://readallcomics.com/
Global Comix - https://globalcomix.com/
Get Comics - https://getcomics.info/
If you are new to Comic Book collecting, Check out our Simple Guide to Collecting Comic Books for Beginners with resources and tips to get started.
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