Tag Archives: FCBD

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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FCBD 2016: All-Ages Gold Comics

Free Comic Book Day is meant to promote comics and is a fun “holiday” every 1st Saturday in May for 15 years now!  The installments in the ComicSpectrum FCBD 2016 Review Extravaganza that will go up today, Thursday May 5th, … Continue reading

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FCBD 2015: All-New, All-Different Avengers / Dark Circle Comics / Valiant 25th Anniversary Special

by ComicSpectrum reviewer Adam Alamo. Every year on the first Saturday of May, comic shops and fans celebrate Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). It is a day aimed at bringing in new readers by offering select free comics from various … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Alternate Super-Heroes: Epic / Intrinsic / Skyward+Midnight Tiger / Scam: Crosswords

Marvel & DC don’t have a monopoly on costumed characters, other publishers also have offerings in the costumed characters genre.  These are a sampling of the alternates for people who love their heroes but would like to see the standard … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: Kids – Part 1: Mouse Guard / Avatar / Jellaby / kaboom!

There were quite a few comics targeted at younger readers this year.  I won’t hit all of the kid-centered (or all ages) ones but I’ll highlight 12 of what I thought were the best in 3 parts, the 1st 4 … Continue reading

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FCBD 2014: The New 52 Future’s End #0 (DC)

CREDIT: DC Comics Rating: 4/5 – Required Reading to Kick Off DC’s Weekly Event. by ComicSpectrum Reviewer Shawn Hoklas. DC has been known to be pretty dark in the past with story lines such as Blackest Night, Identity Crisis, and … Continue reading

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