Free Comic Book Day 2016 Gold Sponsor Comic Books Announced

The Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 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 on May 7th, 2016.

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 is a very exciting time for Free Comic Book Day as we celebrate our 15th anniversary, and we couldn’t be more thrilled at the selection of Gold level comics this year,” said Dan Manser, FCBD Marketing Director. “The Gold Sponsors, who comprise the top publishers in the comics industry, have really brought a lineup of top-quality titles for all ages and tastes. We hope that this will be our biggest year yet, and that fans new and old will flock to their local comic shops on May 7th to help us celebrate this milestone for comics! This year’s Silver Sponsor comic books will announced on Wednesday, December 16th. A complete listing of all fifty FCBD titles, including the twelve Gold Sponsor comic books and thirty-eight Silver Sponsor comic books, can be found in the January issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ PREVIEWS catalog, on sale at all comic book shops December 23rd, 2015.

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