The Free Comic Book Day Retailers Selection Committee has announced this year's titles which include two Star Wars: The High Republic selections along with Marvel comics and more. The 2021 event takes place this August.

What’s Happening:

  • Free Comic Book Day lives on! 2021 marks the 20th Anniversary of the annual event that connects fans with dozens of unique stories and franchises.
  • While the event traditionally takes place on the first Saturday in May, this year it will return to a single-day celebration on August 14th.
  • With Free Comic Book Day scheduled to take place later this summer, the Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) Retailer Selection Committee has announced the fifty comic book titles that will be made available to fans.
  • Among this year’s selections are twelve Gold Sponsor comics and thirty-eight Silver Sponsor comics that give fans a great opportunity to discover new titles and genres.
  • This year’s selection of Silver Sponsor comics includes beloved franchises such as:
    • Avatar: The Last Airbender
    • Sonic The Hedgehog
    • Star Wars
    • Gloomhaven
    • The Smurfs
    • And more

What They’re Saying:

  • Ashton Greenwood, Free Comic Book Day spokesperson: “Every year, we strive to bring fans a memorable Free Comic Book Day experience, and with this year being our 20th anniversary, we hope it will be the best yet! The variety of this year’s comic book selection is really exciting! There’s something for every kind of fan, from the long-time reader to the comic book curious. We know comic book retailers are looking forward to treating everyone to a day of fun and discovery, so we hope fans will be able to safely visit their comic shops to celebrate!”

Gold Titles

  • We Live: The Last Days – AfterShock Comics
  • Archie: Past, Present & Future Fun! – Archie Comics        
  • Enter The House Of Slaughter – BOOM! Studios        
  • Critical Role / The Witcher – Dark Horse Comics        
  • Investigators: Ants In Our P.A.N.T.S. Sneak Peek – First Second Books        
  • Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures – IDW Publishing 
  • Lady Mechanika – Image Comics        
  • Avengers / Hulk #1 – Marvel Comics
  • Who Sparked The Montgomery Bus Boycott? – Penguin Workshop        
  • Blade Runner One-shot – Titan Comics
  • Assassin's Creed: Valhalla & Dynasty – Tokyopop        
  • Zom 100: Bucket List Of The Dead / Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – VIZ Media


Silver Titles

  • 10 Tons Of Fun Preview – 10 Ton Press        
  • Space Pirate: Captain Harlock – ABLAZE
  • Trese: Unreported Murders – ABLAZE        
  • World Of Zorro #1 – American Mythology
  • The Resistance: Uprising #1 – AWA Studios        
  • Black / Calexit – Black Mask Studios
  • Just Beyond – BOOM! Studios        
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender / The Legend Of Korra – Dark Horse Comics
  • Trailer Park Boys – Devil's Due Comics        
  • The Boys: Herogasm #1 – Dynamite Entertainment
  • Vampirella #1 – Dynamite Entertainment        
  • Red Room – Fantagraphics Books
  • The Overstreet Guide To Collecting Comics 2021 – Gemstone Publishing        
  • The Adventures Of The Bailey School Kids #1: Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots – Graphix
  • Allergic – Graphix        
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 30th Anniversary – IDW Publishing
  • Stray Dogs – Image Comics        
  • Rent-a-(Really Shy!)-girlfriend Exclusive Preview – Kodansha Comics
  • Bountiful Garden #1 – Mad Cave Studios        
  • Spider-man / Venom #1 – Marvel Comics
  • Dungeon Is Back! – NBM Publishing        
  • Oni Press Summer Celebration – Oni Lion Forge Publishing
  • School For Extraterrestrial Girls – Papercutz        
  • The Smurfs Tales – Papercutz
  • All Star Judge Dredd – Rebellion        
  • White Ash – Scout Comics
  • Fungirl: Tales Of A Grown-up Nothing – Silver Sprocker        
  • Gloomhaven: A Hole In The Wall – Source Point Press
  • On Tyranny – Ten Speed Press        
  • Life Is Strange – Titan Comics
  • Street Fighter: Back To School Special #1 – UDON Entertainment        
  • Valiant Uprising – Valiant Entertainment
  • The Unfinished Corner – Vault Comics        
  • Vampire: The Masquerade #1 – Vault Comics
  • The Last Kids On Earth: Thrilling Tales From The Treehouse – Viking Young Readers        
  • Star Wars: The High Republic – The Edge Of Balance/ Guradian Of The Whills – VIZ Media
  • Kyle's Little Sister – Yen Press        
  • Solo Leveling – Yen Press

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