FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2021 (UPDATED 3/17/21)
Save the date to hang with Collector's Corner Inc as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on my birthday, August 14th 2021!
While more details will be coming in the next few months as we make plans to ensure the safety of our community, there will be 53 new FREE comics available this year!
If you can't wait, Collector's Corner Inc is giving away FREE comic books at other amazing local businesses, so stop by Radio Wasteland Records, Live Oak Coffeehouse, Mike's Country Store, Good Time's Pizza and CJ's Imagination Station and support our local community today!
UPDATE: GOLD SPONSORS ANNOUNCED:
The following titles will all be available from Collector's Corner Inc this year on August 14th, 2021!
- Aftershock Comics: We Live: the Unknown Journey
- Archie Comics: Archie: Past Present & Future Fun!
- Boom! Studios: Enter the House of Slaughter
- Dark Horse Comics: Critical Role & the Witcher
- First Second Books: Investigators: Ants in our P.A.N.T.S. Sneak Peek
- IDW: Star Wars: the High Republic Adventures
- Image Comics: Lady Mechanika
- Marvel Comics: Hulk / Venom
- Penguin Workshop: Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott? Rosa Parks
- Titan Comics: Blade Runner
- Tokyopop: Assassin's Creed: Valhalla & Dynasty
- VIZ Media: Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead / Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba
UPDATE: SILVER SPONSORS ANNOUNCED:
The following titles will also be available from Collector's Corner Inc this year on August 14th 2021!
- 10 Ton Press: 10 Tons of Fun Preview
- Ablaze - Space Pirate: Captain Harlock
- Ablaze - Trese: Unreported Murders
- American Mythology: World of Zorro #1
- AWA Studios: the Resistance: Uprising #1
- Black Mask Studios: Black / Calexit
- Boom! Studios: Just Beyond
- Dark Horse Comics: Avatar: the Last Airbender / Legend of Korra
- Devil's Due Comics: Trailer Park Boys
- Dynamite Entertainment: the Boys: Herogasm #1
- Dynamite Entertainment: Vampirella #1
- Fantagraphics Books: Red Room
- Gemstone Publishing: Overstreet Guide to Collecting Comics 2021
- IDW Publishing: Sonic the Hedgehog 30th Anniversary
- Image Comics: Stray Dogs
- Kodansha Comics: Rent-A-(Really Shy!)-Girlfriend Exclusive Preview
- Mad Cave Studios: Bountiful Garden #1
- Marvel Comics: Avengers / Spider-Man
- NBM Publishing: Dungeon is Back!
- Oni Lion Forge Publishing: Oni Press Summer Celebration
- Papercutz: School for Extraterrestial Girls
- Papercutz: the Smurfs Tales
- Rebellion: All Star Judge Dredd
- Scout Comics: White Ash
- Silver Sprocker: Fungirl: Tales of a Grown-Up Nothing
- Source Point Press: Gloomhaven: A Hole in the Wall
- Ten Speed Press: On Tyranny
- Titan Comics: Life is Strange
- UDON Entertainment: Street Fighter: Back to School Special #1
- Valiant Entertainment: Valiant Uprising
- Vault Comics: the Unfinished Corner
- Mad Cave Studios: Vampire: the Masquerade #1
- Viking Young Readers: the Last Kids on Earth: Thrilling Tales from the Treehouse
- VIZ Media: Star Wars: the High Republic - The Edge of Balance / Guardian of the Whills
- Yen Press: Kyle's Little Sister
- Yen Press: Solo Leveling
For more details on each comic, please scroll down below. Then be sure to post on our Facebook page on what you're most excited about!
WE LIVE: THE UNKNOWN JOURNEY
Before Tala and Hototo began their long journey, there was the beginning of the end of Earth as we know it. In the days after the bracelets fell to earth, a group of young friends embarked on a journey to find one of their own. In the Broken Lands, on the adventure of their lifetimes, these friends face the seedy world of Bracelet Diggers — the dark underground of criminals dealing life-saving bracelets, to those who can afford it most.
ARCHIE: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE FUN!
It’s the Crisis of Infinite Archies! Celebrate 80 years of the Riverdale Gang with this tale featuring a dimensionhopping Archie Andrews in his quest to save the multiverse! Then, witness Archie go toe-to-toe with... himself?! May the best Archie win! Plus, get a preview of the newest Archie One-Shot in shops! This title includes several versions of Archie (from classic to TV to horror) and showcases his evolution as a character over eight decades!
Rating: All Ages
ENTER THE HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER
Are you ready to enter the House of Slaughter? In 2019, James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera introduced the world to Erica Slaughter, the monster hunter who came to Archer’s Peak, Wisconsin to save the town’s children from the monsters only she can see. But Erica is not the only member of the House of Slaughter… With nearly half a million copies sold, Something is Killing the Children has become a true comic phenomenon, and this Free Comic Book Day you are invited to enter the House of Slaughter… if you dare!
CRITICAL ROLE & THE WITCHER
Dark Horse Comics
In the twentieth year of free comics, we bring you stories expanding on two epic worlds. In Critical Role, explore a small but important corner from the adventures of the Mighty Nein. Then, in The Witcher, it’s an original tale featuring the iconic witcher, Geralt! Created in close collaboration with CD Projekt Red!
INVESTIGATORS: ANTS IN OUR P.A.N.T.S. SNEAK PEEK!
First Second Books
Get a sneak peek at book 4 in the bestselling InvestiGators series! With agent Brash trapped in a mysterious coma, the technicians at S.U.I.T. have designed the ultimate replacement: RoboBrash! This high-tech replica has been programmed with all the original Brash’s crime-fighting skills and know-how — but it seems he’s got a few bugs in his system! Will Mango and his new partner be enough to stop the giant ants that are on a rampage in the city? Orchestrated by the spaced-out villain, Maestronaut, and Houdino, the dinosaur escape artist, it seems criminals are certainly upping the ANT-e!
Rating: All Ages
STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC ADVENTURES
Join Yoda, Buckets o’Blood, and their Padawan learners as they go on an adventure to help maintain peace during the glory days of the Republic, in a prelude to IDW’s Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures series! Written by series architect Daniel José Older, this is the ideal entry into the world of the High Republic-and a can’t-miss story for fans!
Rating: All Ages
A young woman in the Victorian Era searches desperately for the secrets to her past, which resulted in her extraordinary but unnatural mechanical limbs. Lady Mechanika will include the 14-page stand-alone story “The Demon of Satan’s Alley,” which first introduced Lady Mechanika and her steampunk world (Lady Mechanika #0), plus 8 or more pages of excerpts from upcoming and/or existing Lady Mechanika books including “Monster at the Ministry of Health,” the newest story by series creator Joe Benitez which will debut this year at Image Comics.
FCBD 2021 MARVEL GOLD HULK/VENOM #1
Starring the Hulk and Venom!
WHO SPARKED THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT?
From refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger to sparking civil rights protests across America, explore how Rosa Parks’ powerful act earned her the title “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.” A story of resistance, strength, and unwavering spirit, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the American Civil Rights leader.
Rating: All Ages
BLADE RUNNER ONE-SHOT
This special story connects the Blade Runner Origins and Blade Runner 2029 storylines for the first time! Titan’s Gold-level FCBD title reveals the link between Detective Cal’s actions in Blade Runner Origins and Detective Ash’s story in Blade Runner 2029 #1. Two acclaimed creative teams of Mike Johnson, K. Perkins, Mellow Brown, Andrés Guinaldo, and Fernando Dagnino come together for a spectacular FCBD issue!
ASSASSIN'S CREED: VALHALLA & DYNASTY
A sneak-peek of two books in the Assassin’s Creed series! Valhalla: Many years before the exploits of Eivor Wolf-Kissed, Jarl Stensson and his younger brothers make their way to England at the behest of Halfdan Ragnarsson and Ivarr the Boneless, eager to go to war against Aelfred the Great and his Anglo-Saxon army. But they would do well not to underestimate what awaits them on those green shores... Dynasty: In the 14th year of the Tianbao Era (CE 755) An Lushan, a military governor with ties to the Knights Templar, leads his elite corps to rebel against the Tang Dynasty, and the ill-prepared Tang empire falters under the threat. As the Tang dynasty starts to crumble, Li E, a shady Assassin trained by the Hidden Ones in the far West, teams up with Tang loyalists to turn the tide and save both the dynasty and the country from this crisis.
ZOM 100: BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD/ DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA
Zom 100: When a zombie apocalypse ravages his town, it gives Akira the push he needs to live for himself. Now he’s on a mission to complete all 100 items on his bucket list before he... well, kicks the bucket. Demon Slayer: In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family and transforms his little sister Nezuko into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.