Marvel will be promoting this year’s Free Comic Book Day and the launch of Secret Empire on Good Morning America May 5, 2017. On Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 6th fans can get free books from select retailers. To find a participating comic shop near you visit freecomicbookday.com.
Marvel will have two issues available. First, in Secret Empire, the Marvel Universe is under siege from the greatest threat it has ever known. The Avengers, the X-Men, the Defenders, the Champions, the Inhumans, Spider-Man and more must hold together as an unwavering front. Yet even their combined might may not be enough to withstand the awesome power of Hydra. Then, after his globetrotting adventures Spider-Man has returned to his friendly neighborhood as Chip Zdarsky and Paulo Siqueira present a sneak peek at Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man A new companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man, Peter Parker is back in the Big Apple he’s brought the Ol’ Parker Luck with him.
The second comic is All-New Guardians of the Galaxy. First, blast off with Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon and Groot as they head for the stars and right into an all-new ongoing series. Creators Gerry Duggan, Aaron Kuder and Ive Svorcina bring you over-the-top action and out-of-this-world adventure as the stage is set for May’s highly anticipated All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #1. As this unlikely band of misfits returns to outer space once more, nothing will prepare them for their first run in with the new Nova Corps. Then, head back down to Earth and the mean streets of Hell’s Kitchen as the blockbuster creative team that brought you Civil War II, Invincible Iron Man and Ultimate Spider-Man bring you their next explosive epic in…The Defenders. Superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez and Justin Ponsor unite Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist as they go head-to-head with the new criminal element in the Marvel Universe. What new player is running things in the underworld? Find out here with a 10-page tale that leads directly into The Defenders #1 this June.