The Free Comic Book Day wiki last edited by jloneblackheart on 04/22/13 07:13PM View full history

Held annually on the first Saturday in May to promote comic books to the general public, it was first held in 2002.

  1. May 4, 2002
  2. May 3, 2003
  3. May 3, 2004
  4. May 7, 2005
  5. May 6, 2006
  6. May 5, 2007
  7. May 3, 2008
  8. May 2, 2009
  9. May 1, 2010
  10. May 7, 2011
  11. May 5, 2012
  12. May 4, 2013

Germany, Austria and Switzerland hold a similar event that started in 2010 called Gratis Comic Tag (Free Comic Day) that takes place on the second Saturday of each May (a week later then the American FCBD). Gratis Comic Tag produced 30 free titles its first year and increased up to 44 in its second year (2011), for this years event (May 12, 2012) 30 titles are slated for release.

  1. May 8, 2010
  2. May 14, 2011
  3. May 12, 2012

The first annual Free Comic Book Day event in Flanders and the Netherlands debuted May 5th, 2012 and unlike its American counterpart this event lasted the entire weekend. To start with seven titles were offered for free: Carmen mc Callum, Dwarf, Gil St. Andre, Het best van Oogachtend, Portugal, Storm and the Walking Dead.

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