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Free Comic Book Day Previews!

Skott Jimenez 01/28/2012 Reviews

It’s just under 100 days away but it’s never to soon to get excited about the only comic book based holiday of the year. To serve that end, Diamond, the main distributor of our comic books, has teamed up with Free Comic Book Day and released some sneak peeks at a few of the upcoming books that are part of the First Saturday In May event!

These books, along with many others, will be available in most comic shops on May 5th!

(Click the covers to see the previews!)

Image Free Comic Book DayPublisher: IMAGE COMICS BUY-SELL

(W/A) Various
Image Comics presents its 20th anniversary anthology with six, all-new original stories promoting upcoming Image Comics titles! Look for “Revival” by Tim Seeley & Mike Norton, G-Man by Chris Giarrusso and additional stories to be announced later.

 Mouse Guard Free Comic Book Day Publisher: ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT LLC

(W/A) Jeremy Bastian & Various (CA) David Peterson
(W) Jeremy Bastian, Nate Cosby, Royden Lepp, Jim McCann, Ted Naifeh, David Petersen (A) Jeremy Bastian, Chris Eliopoulos, Cory Godbey, Janet Lee, Royden Lepp and David Petersen
(C) David Petersen
This Free Comic Book Day, Archaia offers readers the chance to experience history in the making with a FREE, gorgeous, 48-page, 6″ x 9″ full-color original anthology hardcover featuring all-new material! David Petersen returns with an all-new Mouse Guard tale that’s guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings! Lose yourself once again in Jim Henson’s amazing world of Labyrinth, featuring a fantastical story from Eisner Award-nominee Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin) and Cory Godbey (Fraggle Rock). Get a new perspective on Jet Jones in Royden Lepp’s critically acclaimed Rust, with a short story seen through the eyes of younger brother Oswald Taylor. Jeremy Bastian’s acclaimed Cursed Pirate Girl hits the high seas in this whimsical, swashbuckling tale of wonderland journeys and unimaginable dangers. Nate Cosby (Pigs) and Chris Eliopoulos (Franklin Richards) present Cow Boy, a comedy/western that tells the tale of a young bounty hunter determined to send his entire outlaw family to jail. And Jim McCann and Janet Lee follow up their Eisner Award-winning Return of the Dapper Men with an all-new short story that leads into the upcoming sequel, Time of the Dapper Men. Witness the origin of a new, major character! And…the return of 41?!

Yo Gabba Gabba Free Comic Book Day Publisher: ONI PRESS INC.

(W) Jamie S. Rich & Various (A) Mike Allred & Various (CA) Parker Jacobs
(W) Jamie S. Rich & Various
(A) Mike Allred & Various
(CA) Parker Jacobs
From the hit Nickelodeon show! Come join your Gabba Land pals Muno, Foofa, Brobee, Toodee, Plex and, of course, DJ Lance Rock, for a series of fun-filled adventures! Plus, an awesome Super-Martian-Robot-Girl tale, too!

 Bad Medicine Free Comic Book Day Publisher: ONI PRESS INC.

(W) Nunzio DeFillipis, Christina Weir (A/CA) Christopher Mitten
(W) Nunzio DeFillipis, Christina Weir
(A/CA) Christopher Mitten
Pulled out of exile from a dark corner of the world, renowned-surgeon-turned-fringe-medicine-eccentric Dr. Randal Horne must return to New York City to investigate a tragic research lab accident that’s left one man dead… and inexplicably headless. With the help of a distrusting NYPD detective, Horne must diagnose whether this strange case was truly a random act of misfortune, or the first calculated move by an invisible, psychotic murderer.

My Favorite Martian Free Comic Book Day Publisher: HERMES PRESS

(A) Dan Spiegle (CA) Photo
(A) Dan Spiegle
Uncle Martin (our favorite Martian) is a stow away on a rocket to Mars! Art by Silver Age great Dan Spiegle; supplementary artwork by Mike Arens; photographs from the original 1963-66 TV show.

Voltron Free Comic Book DayPublisher: VIZ LLC

(W) Brian Smith (A/CA) Jacob Chabot
(W) Brian Smith
(A/CA) Jacob Chabot
After a mysterious disappearance, the mighty Voltron is back! Now the original Voltron pilots – Pidge, Hunk, Lance, Allura and Commander Keith – are training three new cadets: Daniel, Larmina and Vince. Each cadet brings something special to the team, and as they train, the depths of their gifts are revealed. And with King Lotor and his villainous minion Maahox out to destroy Voltron once and for all, the day that these new cadets must step up may be sooner than expected!

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I've been collecting comic books for over 20 years, over that time I've learned a lot about the history of the industry and that fascinates me so I'm always looking for new sources of information. If it's about comic books then I'm interested.

  1. jones 01/27/2012 at 9:33 pm


  2. Suuperman 01/29/2012 at 9:49 am

    VOLTRON! So VIZ has a Voltron comic for kids? I will have to take a peek at that, I love Voltron.

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