This year due to COVID-19 Free Comic Book Day has evolved to FREE COMIC BOOK SUMMER! From July 15th through September 9th you can go to your local comic shop and choose from a variety of great comics from publishers like Marvel, DC, IDW, Darkhorse and more! If you want more info or need to know what shops are participating, check out the Free Comic Book Day website. Every year I take my kids out and make this day an event, unfortunately that is not happening this year, but hopefully it's something we can look forward to in 2021. Here are my top five comics for the 2020 FCBS:
FCBD 2020 X-MEN #1
FCBD is headlined by a brand new X-Men story by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz that will lead into a game-changing summer for all of X! Plus: a secret second story foreshadowing an upcoming epic tale by Tom Taylor and Iban Coello. Stay tuned in the months to come for exciting announcements about Marvel's Gold title on freecomicbookday.com!
FCBD 2020 SPIDER-MAN/VENOM #1
Marvel's Silver-level FCBD title provides two exciting tales connected to the coming major storylines in Venom, Amazing Spider-Man and Black Cat from top creators Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman, Jed MacKay, Patrick Gleason and more!
FCBD 2020 THE TICK
The Tick is back for his 11th Free Comic Book Day featuring an all-new story by Jeff McClelland and Ian Nichols! The Tick has always been one of the most popular FCBD comics. This year's exciting tale is easily summarized: THE TICK IS POSSESSED BY AN ALIEN PARASITE! How will Arthur, Caped Cod and the other heroes rescue their friend when his Tickly powers are controlled by a CREATURE FROM BEYOND THIS EARTH!?! Don't miss out on this exciting new chapter of one of the longest running independent comic books. SPOOOOOON!
FCBD 2020 USAGI YOJIMBO
Join Usagi on an exciting adventure as he meets his most unusual traveling companion yet... Chibi Usagi! The two worlds of Usagi Yojimbo meld for a hilarious story that's perfect for kids and long-time fans of Usagi alike!
FCBD 2020 MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC
A new era of My Little Pony begins! Join Twilight Sparkle and friends as they adjust to new responsibilities, new friendships and new dangers! This is where IDW's "Season 10" of My Little Pony comics begins, officially picking up where the recently concluded and long-running My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic television finale leaves off!