Free Comic Book Day 2016 SPECIAL OFFER #1 – MARVEL: SEASON ONE Original Graphic Novels!


Soundwave Announces Their FIRST SPECIAL OFFER For



We want YOU to get MORE FREE COMICS!

With SO MANY GREAT TITLES available for FCBD, this year, we've realized that you may want to get MORE than the three free that we offer every year.
Free Comic Book Day is EXACTLY eight weeks from TODAY! We have decided to provide weekly SPECIAL OFFERS that will allow those who choose to participate to qualify for MORE FREE FCBD COMICS! There are a total of TWELVE Gold Sponsor FCBD comics that you'll receive through these special offers. To see all twelve, click HERE.

Participation in these deals is totally voluntary; You will be able to get three free, per person, on May 7th if you do not choose to take advantage of the special offers. The benefit of participating is having FCBD comics reserved JUST FOR YOU before the event, so you DON'T have to worry about us running out of a title that you REALLY wanted! With these deals, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED while supplies last.

We will reveal SPECIAL OFFERS, WEEKLY, in our Monday Newsletters.

(The Sales and deals we offer on May 7th, for Free Comic Book Day itself, will be different and will be announced on May 2nd.)




Our first major FREE COMIC BOOK DAY special offer are the MARVEL: SEASON ONE original graphic novels!


The Marvel: Season One OGN's are ten, 100-page, stand-alone modern retellings of the earliest days and classic origin stories of some of Marvel's biggest heroes! They're great for old fans who want a new, fresh take on the earliest stories featuring their favorite Marvel Superheroes, and they're great for new fans who may not be familiar with a character's earliest adventures or backstories, or even just need a place to start!
In the final pages of these graphic novels, Marvel Comics also provides a great jumping-on points for people who may want to get into the characters' most recent adventures.

These are definitely perfect for everyone, and aren't something to pass up!




(W) Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (A) David Marquez (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

In Manhattan's most famous skyscraper, the Baxter Building, scientific genius Reed Richards hatches a plan that will change the lives of those he loves most - and the very course of human history - in a way no one could've ever imagined. Revisit the story that irrevocably altered comics and pop culture in this all-new graphic novel, modernizing the journey of Reed Richards, Susan Storm, Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm as they travel to the stars - and return with fantastic, devastating results! Plus: Witness the FF's cataclysmic first battles with the Mole Man, Dr. Doom and Prince Namor, the mysterious Sub-Mariner, in a way you've never seen before. You only think you know the story!
This book will be shrink wrapped and will include a free digital download code.

F4 S1

Ant-Man S1



(W) Tom DeFalco (A) Horacio Domingues (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Legendary writer Tom DeFalco (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and acclaimed artist Horacio Domingues (FANTASTIC FOUR: TRUE STORY) bring you the origins of the original Avenger, Ant-Man! Hank Pym has had a life full of adventure and success, failure and humiliation. Known by a variety of names - including Ant-Man, Giant-Man, Goliath and Yellowjacket - he's been an innovative scientist, a famed super hero, an abusive spouse and more. What demons drive a man like Hank Pym? How did he begin his heroic career? ANT-MAN: SEASON ONE tells the story of the man behind the myth, and reveals the fears and paranoia that propelled him to greatest heights and the darkest depths! Also includes AVENGERS ACADEMY #1.



(A) Tom Fowler (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

New York Times bestseller Fred Van Lente (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and acclaimed artist Tom Fowler (VENOM) retell the beginnings of the green goliath for a new generation! This is the definitive origin of the Hulk - as well as Betty Ross, now Red She-Hulk; and General "Thunderbolt" Ross, now the avenging Red Hulk! Plus: Gamma Base, Rick Jones and the introduction of a new Hulk villain that will continue to haunt both him and his alter ego, Dr. Bruce Banner, in present continuity! Also includes INCREDIBLE HULK (2011) #1.

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Spider-Man S1



(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Neil Edwards (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

The greatest origin story of all time, retold for a new generation. Also includes AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #1 by Zeb Wells and Joe Madureira!



(W) Matthew Sturges (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Among the lofty spires of Asgard, young Thor is the strongest, brashest and most arrogant god of all. But his giant-slashing, troll-smashing days come to an abrupt end when he's tricked by his jealous brother Loki into a foolish attack. Cast down to Earth into the crippled mortal form of Dr. Donald Blake, follow the Thunder God's journey of self-discovery and a mortal man's awakening to the power within. Revisit the fantastical origin of the Son of Odin in this new graphic novel, which thrusts the tale of Thor into the modern age with thunderous results! In this epic saga of towering frost giants, belching maidens and massive battles, one hero must decide which identity is truly his - before both the worlds he loves are destroyed!

Thor S1

Iron Man S1



(W) Howard Chaykin (A) Gerald Parel (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

An all-new original graphic novel, modernizing the formative first days of this super-hero icon that defined pop culture! Billionaire weapons manufacturer Tony Stark lived a life of wealth and privilege. That all changed when an on-site visit to a war-torn nation went horribly wrong, leaving Tony gravely injured in the hands of dangerous extremists - one a former friend. When asked to build a weapon, Tony instead constructed a mechanized suit of armor and escaped. But the horrors he left behind are coming for retribution, and the only way to stop them is for the carefree playboy to become the Iron Man!



(W) Peter David (A) Various (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

An all-new original graphic novel, modernizing the formative first days of the super-hero icons that defined pop culture! A hidden foe manipulates the newly minted Avengers from the shadows, meticulously sowing the seeds of discord and mistrust - and causing the new teammates to question the very ties that bind them together as they hunt for the fugitive Hulk. Thor - a shape-shifting alien with a secret agenda? Captain America - a hoax? Iron Man - an enemy conspirator? Their confidence in each other shattered, will the heroes destroy each other before the conspirator is revealed? Only the smartest among them will see through the deception...and it's not who you think!

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X-Men S1



(W) Dennis Hopeless (A) Jamie McKelvie (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Welcome to the X-Men's first year - hope you survive the experience! Professor Charles Xavier has recruited five of the most powerful mutants he's ever seen to save a world that hates and fears them. But there's only one problem: They're teenagers who have to survive hormones and uncontrollable super-powers, all while fighting for their very lives. So right now's the perfect time for Magneto and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants - along with the Sentinels, Unus the Untouchable and more - to make their bids for control of the world, right? The first class of X-Men are forged in the fires of combat in ways you've never seen before. You only think you know the story! Also features UNCANNY X-MEN (2012) #1 by Kieron Gillen and Carlos Pacheco!



(W) Antony Johnston (A) Wellington Alves, Nelson Pereira (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Meet Matt Murdock, one of New York's finest attorneys by day and swashbuckling crime-fighter Daredevil by night! Discover the dark secrets behind his first days in the costume, as the man without sight became the man without fear-and one of the greatest heroes in comic history. Daredevil faces off against the Owl, Purple Man and Mr. Fear for the first time...but it's not what you remember! Also features DAREDEVIL #1 by Mark Waid, Paulo Rivera and Marcos Martin!


Wolverine S1



(W) Ben Acker, Ben Blacker (A) Salva Espin (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco

Discovered as a feral mutant prowling the wilds! Recruited as a covert operative by a secretive government agency! Destined to pursue a dream of peaceful coexistence between man and mutant! Witness the birth of the Wolverine as the man called Logan makes his journey from animalistic wildling to beloved X-Man. Including Logan's first blockbuster battle with the Hulk, as well as pivotal appearances by Sabretooth and Wendigo, this blood-splattered tale features a contemporary retelling of the Clawed Canuck's formative years!

The special deal we're offering: If you're wanting to get ALL TWELVE of the Gold Sponsor Free Comic Book Day comics (Again, check out our official FCBD16 article for your look at what's coming for those), all you have to do is pick up one of these great MARVEL: SEASON ONE OGN's. They're just $24.99 a piece, and written and drawn by some of Marvel's greatest artists and writers, such as Cullen Bunn, Tom Fowler, Tom DeFalco, Dennis Hopeless, David Marquez, among many others.
We've ordered ten of each copy, a hundred copies total, for everyone to get! They'll be coming in this week, so if there's one you know you want, LET US KNOW so we can reserve it for you immediately!

If you choose to add one of these fantastic Marvel: Season One original graphic novels to your collection, we'll be happy to reserve a set of all twelve Free Comic Book Day Gold Sponsor comics, compared to the usual "three per person" that we typically give out!


We can't wait to see you all there, on Saturday, May 7th for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2016 for a day full of free comics, sales & deals, local guests, and fun activities!