Full Free Comic Book Day 2012 Comic List Released

Diamond Comics has released the full listing of publisher offerings for 2012's Free Comic Book Day. In addition to the previously announced Gold Comic Books from Marvel, DC Comics, Image and others, the May 5th event's Silver Comic Books include BOOM! Studios' "Dune: Origins" #1, Dark Horse's "Buffy/The Guild" flip-book, 12 Gauge Comics' "Anti" #1 Preview and a Judge Dredd offering from Rebellion. For the complete listing of all forty-five titles and a gallery of cover images, read the full press release below.

Official Press Release

From the greatest superhero fare to new kid's stories and emotional slice-of-life tales, it's a great time to discover comic books with the Gold and Silver titles available for Free Comic Book Day 2012!

The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Committee is pleased to announce the complete list of Gold and Silver Sponsors and their comic books for FCBD 2012, which will be held Saturday, May 5, 2012. Complete descriptions of all forty-five FCBD titles can be found online now at HYPERLINK "http://www.freecomicbookday.com" www.freecomicbookday.com and in the January issue of Diamond Comic Distributors' PREVIEWS catalog, available on December 28th, 2012.

"There's an incredible depth to this year's Silver Sponsor offerings," said FCBD spokesperson, Leslie Jackson. "The publishers have created a real opportunity for comic book fans-and those new to comic books-to come in and sample a wide variety of genres and stories with the titles they're publishing."

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: Mega Man: Let The Games Begin

Bongo Comics: Bongo Comics Free-For-All/SpongeBob Freestyle Funnies Flip Book

BOOM! Studios: Peanuts/Adventure Time Flip Book

Dark Horse Comics: Star Wars/Serenity Flip Book

DC Comics: DC Comics-The New 52 #1

IDW Publishing: Transformers #80.5

Image Comics: Image Comics: 20 Anthology

Marvel Comics: The Avengers #12.1

Oni Press: Yo Gabba Gabba! Free Comic Book Time!

Silver Comic Books

Antarctic Press: Diary of a Zombie Kid

Arcana Studios: Arcana Presents: The Intrinsic #1

Archie Comics: Sonic The Hedgehog: Two Steps Back...Special Edition

Aspen MLT: Worlds of Aspen 2012

Boundless Comics: Lady Death: The Beginning

Bluewater Productions: Burt Ward, Boy Wonder #1

BOOM! Studios: Dune: Origins #1

Capstone: The Incredible Rockhead & Zinc Alloy 2-For-None

Caption Box: Muqtatafaht: A Middle East Comics Anthology

CBLDF: The Censored Howard Cruse

Dark Horse Comics: Buffy The Vampire Slayer/The Guild Flip Book

DC Comics: DC Nation Super Sampler/Superman Family Adventures Flip Book

Drawn & Quarterly: Marble Season Preview

Drawn & Quarterly: Moomin Color Special

Fantagraphics Books: Walt Disney's Donald Duck Family Comics

Fantagraphics Books: Crockett Johnson's Barnaby Sampler

Gemstone Publishing: Overstreet's Comic Book Marketplace 2012

Hermes Press: My Favorite Martian Special Edition

Image Comics: Witchblade: Unbalanced Pieces

Liquid Comics: FCDB 2012 Dinosaurs Versus Aliens

Liquid Comics: Graphic Elvis Preview

Marvel Comics: Spider-Man: Season One

Oni Press: Bad Medicine #1

Papercutz/NBM Publishing: The Smurfs/Disney Fairies Featuring Tinker Bell Flip Book

Radical Publishing: Under The Faerie Moon

Rebellion: 2000AD Judge Dredd Special

Red 5 Comics: Atomic Robo & Friends 2012

Th3rd World Studios: Finding Gossamyr & The Stuff of Legend IV

Top Shelf Comics: Top Shelf Kids Club 2012

12-Gauge Comics: Anti #1 Preview

Valiant Entertainment: Valiant Comics 2012 Preview

VIZ Media: Voltron Force: Shelter from the Storm

Yen Press: The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Angel

Zenescope Entertainment: Jurassic Strikeforce 5 Preview

Zenescope Entertainment: Animal Planet Presents: The World Most Dangerous Animals 2012

Additional Promotional Items

HeroClix: Marvel Avengers Thor Figure

FCBD: FCBD 2012 Commemorative Artist T-Shirt: Jim Lee (Blue, White, Black)

FCBD: FCBD 2012 Generic Logo T-Shirt

Look for more FCBD news and updates on the FCBD website, www.freecomicbookday.com; become a fan at Facebook www.facebook.com/freecomicbook; and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/freecomicbook.

ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY- Now in its eleventh 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!

© 2011 Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. and Free Comic Book Day, inc. All rights reserved. Diamond, the Diamond logo, and PREVIEWS are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Diamond Comic Distributors in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective copyright owners.

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