Tag Archives: FCBD

SpongeBob Freestyle Funnies 2017 (United Plankton)

Rating: 5/5 – Hilarious Dig at Diamond Followed by a Fun Story by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall This year’s SpongeBob offering for Free Comic Book Day 2017 is the full length story “The Great Funnybook Giveaway”.  The 1st page made … Continue reading

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FCBD 2017 Secret Empire #1 (Marvel)

Rating: 3/5 – Not New Reader Friendly (But a Great Spider-Man Story in Back) by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall The Secret Empire part of this FCBD issue was not good.  NOT for the reason a lot of knee-jerk idiots on … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: The Final Five!

…and here are the last 5 “Silver” level comics from FCBD 2015!  There are 2 based on video games, 2 manga/anime themed samplers, and a sample of a magazine about comics and pop culture.  I feel like I’ve finished a … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: Something A Little Different

There are so many different kinds of comics, something for every kind of fan.  We’ve all seen super-heroes, they are the external face of the industry.  When someone thinks of comics the first thing that jumps to mind are costumed … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: Gold Books

There are 12 “Gold” comics for Free Comic Book Day each year, and every shop that is participating in the FCBD event  is supposed to carry all the Gold Books, so you should be able to find these at any … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: All-Ages Adventure, Humor, Science…Something for Everyone

Out of the 16 FCBD Silver books this year that I consider “all ages”, 8 seemed to be more suited for readers in the 10 and up range.  The specific age ranges will vary by child and parent.  Parents, you … Continue reading

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FCBD 2016: All Ages – Younger Kids

There were 16 FCBD Silver books this year that I’d consider “all ages”.  The best part about all ages books is that usually adults can often find something to enjoy as much as the kids. 8 seemed to skew towards younger … Continue reading

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