Official Press Release
From blackest night to a brand new day, from NASCAR to a talking car, from Aliens and Predators to Love and Rockets, it’s a huge spectrum of comics covered in the Gold and Silver comic books for Free Comic Book Day 2009!
The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Committee is pleased to announce the Gold and Silver Sponsors and their comic books for FCBD 2009, which will be held Saturday, May 2, 2009. Complete listings of the FCBD titles, can be found in the January issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ PREVIEWS catalog, available on December 24th and online at HYPERLINK “http://www.freecomicbookday.com” www.freecomicbookday.com.
Selected by retailers who serve on the FCBD Committee, this year’s roster of Gold and Silver Sponsors and their books include a comic book for everyone’s tastes:
GOLD COMIC BOOKS
- Archie Comics: Archie Presents: The Mighty Archie Art Players
- BOOM! Studios: Disney/Pixar’s Cars
- Bongo Comics: 2009 Free For All
- Dark Horse Comics: Star Wars: Clone Wars
- DC Comics: Green Lantern: Blackest Night #0
- IDW Publishing: Transformers Animated/G.I. Joe
- Image Comics: Savage Dragon #148
- Oni Press: Resurrection #0
- Marvel Comics: The Avengers
- Viz Media: Shonen Jump Presents: Ultimo
SILVER COMIC BOOKS
- A First Salvo: Contract #1
- Adhouse Books: FCHS
- Alterna Comics: Attack of the Alterna:Zombies!
- Antarctic Press: Gold Digger #101/Prince of Heroes
- Ape Entertainment: Ape Cartoonapalooza #2
- Arcana Studio: Arcana Studio Presents
- Archie Comics: Sonic the Hedgehog: Evolution of a Hero
- Aspen MLT: Worlds of Aspen #4
- Bluewater Productions: William Shatner Presents #1
- BOOM! Studios: Warhammer Fantasy
- Comics Festival: Comics Festival! 2009 Volume 3
- DDP/Devil’s Due Publishing: Mercy Sparx: Under New Management
- Dabel Bros. Publishing: Dabel Bros. Showcase
- Dark Horse Comics: Aliens/Predator
- DC Comics: DC Kids Mega Sampler
- Digital Webbing: Fist of Justice #1
- Drawn & Quarterly: Nancy & Melvin Monster
- Fantagraphics Books: Love & Rockets
- FW Media: Impact University Volume 5
- Gemstone Publishing: EC Comics Sampler
- Gemstone Publishing: The Life & Times of Scrooge McDuck/Mickey & The Gang
- Image Comics/Top Cow Studios: Cyberforce/Hunter:Killer Preview
- Maerkle Press: Love & Capes
- Marvel Comics: Wolverine: Origin of an X:Man
- Mirage Studios: TMNT #1 25th Anniversary Reprint
- Radical Publishing: Radical 2009 Preview
- Red 5 Comics: Atomic Robo and Friends
- Starbridge Media Group: NASCAR Heroes: Origins #1
- Studio 407: Studio 407 Sampler
- Th3rd World Studios: The Stuff of Legend Preview
- Top Shelf Productions: Owly and Friends
- Wildcard Ink: Gumby Two-In-One
- Wizard Entertainment: The Wizard Hot List
- Diamond Select Toys: FCBD 2009 Minimate
- Wizards of the Coast: Magic the Gathering: Agents of Artifice Paperback Sampler
Look for more FCBD news and updates on the FCBD website, www.freecomicbookday.com.
ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY- Now in its eighth year, Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is held the first Saturday in May and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops. From super:heroes to slice:of:life to action/adventure and beyond, Free Comic Book Day has a comic book for everyone!
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