Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 3rd and 70 comic book stores in the state of Florida will celebrate the occasion.
“As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when 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.” – FreeComicBookDay.com
The comic book industry gets another boost on May 2nd with the release of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” Comic book based films are a pleasant lead in to FCBD to hopefully attract new readers.
Marvel Comics will continues to promote “Guardians of Galaxy,” on FCBD fans get a treat with a with a story by Brian Michael Bendis. Also, the backup story written by Dan Slott lays the foundation for 2014’s top secret Spider-Man event.
DC Comics uses FCBD to launch a new weekly series ‘Futures End’ written by Brian Azzarello, Keith Giffen, Dan Jurgens, Jeff Lemire with art Ethan Van Sciver
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