The Silver Sponsor titles announced this morning for Free Comic Book Day 2010 represent a range of genres and subject matter, from classic adventure and supernatural Western to all-ages humor and superhero action.
The 23 comics join the 10 Gold Sponsors revealed earlier this month for the May 1, 2010, event.
Organized each year as an outreach to new readers, Free Comic Book Day sees North American publishers handing out sample issues of their line for potential new readers and dedicated fans. The Gold and Silver Sponsors are chosen by a committee of retailers selected by Diamond Comic Distributors.
The following Silver comics are listed alphabetically by publisher:
Archie Comics: Sonic The Hedgehog: Hide & Seek & Destroy!
Aspen MLT: Worlds of Aspen
Asylum Press: Fearless Dawn/Asylum Press Sampler
Bluewater Productions: S.E. Hinton's Fame
Bongo Comics: Bongo Comics Free For All
BOOM! Studios: Irredeemable #1
DC Comics: DC Kids Mega Sampler
Del Rey Comics: Del Rey Showcase
Dynamite Entertainment: Green Hornet #1
Fantagraphics Books: Weathercraft: A Frank Comic
Gemstone Publishing: The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics
IDW Publishing: Library of American Comics #0
Maerkle Press: Love and Capes #13
Marvel Comics: Iron Man: Supernova
New England Comics: The Tick #1 Special Edition
Oni Press: Oni Press Free-For-All
Oni Press: The Sixth Gun #1
Radical Publishing: Radical: Bigger Books! Bigger Value!
Red 5 Comics: Atomic Robo and Friends
Storm Lion: Freedom Formula: Speed Metal Overtures
Th3rd World Studios: Stuff of Legend/Mortal Instruments
Top Cow Productions: Artifacts: First Look
Top Shelf Productions: Owly & Friends
Additional items include the Upper Deck Marvel TCG Promo Pack and NECA/WizKids' Marvel Heroclix: War Machine figure.
For product descriptions and additional information, visit the Free Comic Book Day website.