FREE COMIC BOOK DAY IS ALMOST HERE!
[Learn more about Free Comic Book Day.]
So over the next few days, we will be talking about the comics you can get this Saturday, and letting you know where you can get what book. Today, it’s all about the comics that we think the older kids and teens will really love.
1. Kaboom! Summer Blast!
First on the list is Kaboom! It headlines the cast of the wildly popular Cartoon Network show, Adventure Time which takes you on a trip into its post-apocalyptic world of nonsense and unbridled fun. But the fun doesn’t end there—this one is jam-packed with favorites, including our friends from Peanuts, Garfield, Ice Age and more! Availability: All Fully Booked branches in Metro Manila.
2. Bongo Comics Free-for-All!
Citizens of Springfield, rejoice! If you’re a lover of The Simpsons, this one is definitely for you. Find out what sort of mayhem Bart, Homer and the rest of their family and friends are about to get into! Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
3. Sonic the Hedgehog: Worlds Collide Prelude
Make like Sonic and run like the wind towards Fully Booked Fort if you want this exciting crossover title. Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man are set to meet, with their stories documented on each side of the book. Sega and Capcom video game fans, this one is for you. Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
4. Marble Season
An autobiographical story about growing up in the 1960s, brought to you by the folks at Drawn & Quarterly and respected alternative cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez. Expect pop-culture references that summon a sense of nostalgia. This one might be for the older kids and teens, and even adults—the kind of people who enjoyed The Wonder Years on TV, perhaps? Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
5. Prince Valiant
If time traveling to the days of King Arthur is on your bucket list, then this one is for you. Prince Valiant is a long-running comic strip that has been in production since the 1930s! It has long graced the pages of newspapers around the world, gaining a well-deserved spot as one of the most respected comic strips of all time. This FCBD, you get a whole book in full color! Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
6. Ugly Doll Comics
If you like all things silly, cute and Japanese, this one will have some stuff you will enjoy. Headlining are the non-heroes from the Ugly Doll toy universe. And as a bonus, expect special appearances from cute critters Hello Kitty and Pokemon. Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
The Dragonball franchise has enjoyed an immense amount of success in the Philippines. Fan boys who love Manga and mythic adventures will want to get this book into their goodie bags! Availability: Fully Booked Fort branch only.
Excited for FCBD yet? What books do you (or your kids) want to get your hands on?
Remember, free comic giving is first come, first serve, so come early! 🙂 And don’t forget: we’ve got amazing comic artists visiting, and graphic novels will be on discounted sale, with some titles going for as low as 50% off! More details here.