The Free Comic Book Day Committee has selected the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s most anticipated annual event, Free Comic Book Day.
FCBD takes place every year on the first Saturday in May at participating comic book shops worldwide with next year’s event taking place May 7.
The comics were carefully chosen by comic shop retailers on the FCBD Selection Committee and feature something for everyone from superheroes, to action-adventure, and all-ages favorites.
The Gold Sponsor publishers include Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Archie Comics, Bongo Comics, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment Titan Comics, Valiant Entertainment and Viz Media.
This year’s Silver Sponsor comic books will announced Dec. 16.
The Gold Sponsor publishers and titles are:
- Archie Comic Publications — Archie #1 FCBD 2016 Edition
- Bongo Comics — Bongo Comics Free-For-All FCBD 2016 Edition
- Boom! Studios — Boom! Studios Summer Blast FCBD 2016 Edition
- Dark Horse Comics — Dark Horse Serenity-Hellboy-Aliens FCBD 2016 Edition
- DC Comics — DC Comics Gold Book—FCBD 2016 Edition
- Dynamite Entertainment — Bob’s Burgers FCBD 2016 Edition
- IDW Publishing — ROM: Space Knight #0 FCBD 2016 Edition
- Image Comics — Camp Midnight FCBD 2016 Edition
- Marvel Comics — Avengers #1 FCBD 2016 Edition
- Titan Comics — Doctor Who: Four Doctors Special FCBD 2016 Edition
- Valiant Entertainment — Valiant 4001 A.D. Special FCBD 2016 Edition
Viz Media/Perfect Square — Perfect Square Presents: Pokémon Pocket Comics FCBD 2016 Edition