Soundwave is Proud to Announce Our Second Line of Promotions
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2016!
Last month, we announced our first FREE COMIC BOOK DAY promotion, where if you got any one of the ten Marvel: Season One original graphic novels, you'd receive all twelve of the gold sponsor FCBD comics on Free Comic Book Day.
You can check that out, HERE.
As we go on, the more promotions you participate in, the more FCBD'16 comics you will receive, which will eventually build up to you receiving ALL 50 FCBD comics.
Today, we're announcing our second promotion for Free Comic Book Day 2016.
We're getting in a bunch of Marvel Essentials trade paperbacks. If you buy any one of them, and you didn't get in on the Season One graphic novels, you'll get the twelve gold sponsor FCBD comics; But if you already got the Season One graphic novels, and you're already going to receive the twelve gold sponsor comics, you'll then, instead, receive twelve MORE FCBD comics, that'll get you a little closer to receiving the 50 total FCBD'16 comics.
Just some of the Essentials we have available are...!
ESSENTIAL CAPTAIN AMERICA, Vol. 4
(W) Steve Englehart & Various (A) Sal Buscema & Various (CA) John Romita
After gaining superhuman strength, the Living Legend learns he'll need every bit of it against such team efforts as the Crimson Cowl's Crimewave, the Serpent Squad and Nightshade's Werewolves! Alongside his crime-fighting compatriot, the Falcon, Cap discovers secrets in the shadows of eras past devised by Dr. Faustus, the Yellow Claw and the mysterious Phoenix - but a final battle with the Secret Empire throws Cap's future into question! But when Cap dons the cape of the Nomad, will the Falcon stick with him or stand by his replacement? It may be a question only the Red Skull can answer! Guest-starring the Avengers, Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D., the X-Men and Namor the Sub-Mariner!
Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #157-186.
ESSENTIAL CAPTAIN AMERICA, Vol. 6
(W) Steve Gerber & Various (A) Sal Buscema & Various (CA) Gil Kane
Captain America and the Falcon continue their partnership against some of their greatest foes (the Red Skull, Arnim Zola the Bio-Fanatic and the Corporation) and some of their most bizarre (the Swine, Doughboy and the Vamp/Animus)! Featuring guest appearances by the Hulk, Nick Fury and Sharon Carter! Plus: the debuts of the Constrictor and the Super-Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! And the origin of Steve Rogers!
Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA #206-230 and ANNUAL #4, and INCREDIBLE HULK #232.
ESSENTIAL CLASSIC X-MEN, Vol. 02
(W) Arnold Drake & Various (A) Dan Adkins & Various
Enemies both infamous and obscure abound in another archive of the X-Men's early adventures! Mainstay malefactors like Magneto and the Juggernaut are joined by the thunderous threat of Factor Three! Plus: the first appearances of Banshee and Polaris! Mimic vs. the Super-Adaptoid! Subterranean civil war! The X-Men's first individualistic uniforms! The return of a Golden Age great...and the death of Professor X!? Guest-starring Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and the Avengers! Featuring Ogre of Thunderbolts fame! Collecting X-MEN #25-53 and AVENGERS #53.
ESSENTIAL DAREDEVIL Vol. 4
(W) Gerry Conway, Gary Friedrich (A) Gene Colon, Barry Windsor-Smith (CA) Rich Buckler
Who else but Marvel would set up a robot from the future to play matchmaker for a femme fatale and the Man Without Fear? Mister Kline's android-laden efforts steer Daredevil and the Black Widow together for a trial whose tribulations could mean the end of the fabled Nelson and Murdock partnership! Then the redman and the lady in black relocate to the City of the Golden Gates, but that's not Cupid aiming at them: It's Hawkeye the Marksman! Plus sagas of savagery in South America, indestructible intrigue, and cosmic conflicts with both sides against the Earth! Also featuring the Purple Man, Electro, the Owl, the Gladiator, and more from Daredevil's enclave of enemies! Guest-starring Spider-Man, Namor the Sub-Mariner and the Avengers! Collecting DAREDEVIL #75-101 and AVENGERS #111.
ESSENTIAL DOCTOR STRANGE, Vol. 3
(W) Steve Englehart & Various (A) Frank Brunner & Various (CA) Frank Brunner
The groundbreaking stories that set the standard for an entire era of mystical adventure! Aided and abetted by lover Clea and man-servant Wong, the newly minted Sorcerer Supreme takes on Demons, the Dread Dormammu, Dracula, the Defenders, Death...and Doctor Strange!? Plus: Planet Earth is no more! The Master of the Mystic Arts fights alone against Eternity, as the world stands on the brink of oblivion! Also featuring the return of the Ancient One and the mind-boggling "Creator Chronicles," and guest-starring Nighthawk! Collecting DOCTOR STRANGE #1-29 and ANNUAL #1, and TOMB OF DRACULA #44-45.
ESSENTIAL PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN Vol. 5
Spidey's got friends: Black Cat, Wasp, Paladin, Starfox and Daredevil. Spidey's got enemies: Spot, Blacklash, Kingpin, Killer Shrike, Blaze, Rocket Racer, Sin-Eater, Puma, Beyonder and...Santa Claus? Spidey's got his hands full! His black alien costume has gone rogue. His friend, police Detective Jean DeWolff, has been murdered - and the killer is on the loose. He's got new neighbors, even! Life is never easy for your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, and it doesn't get any easier here!
Collecting PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1976) #97-114.
ESSENTIAL SPIDER-MAN, Vol. 10
(W/A) Various (CA) John Romita
The adventures of the Amazing Spider-Man continue as Peter Parker tries balancing his work problems and his love life with Deb Whitman, Spider-Man faces enemies right and left! See the web-spinner trade blows with the classics (Doctor Octopus, the Vulture), the deadly (Foolkiller, Juggernaut) and the new (Ramrod, Speed Demon)! Guest-starring the Fantastic Four, Moon Knight, Black Cat and the Punisher! Collecting AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #211-230 and ANNUAL #15.
ESSENTIAL THOR, Vol. 5
(W) Gerry Conway, Len Wein (A/CA) John Buscema
Thor, God of Thunder, wields Mjolnir across the nine worlds to save lives and thwart those who would imperil the Earth - the Absorbing Man, Demon Druid and Mercurio the 4th-Dimensional Man - and the greatest threats the universe has ever known: Mephisto; Xorr the God-Jewel; Ego the Living Planet; and Surtur, the Fire-Demon! Also featuring Asgardian favorites the Warriors Three, Balder, Heimdall, Odin and Sif! Collecting THOR #196-220.
ESSENTIAL WOLVERINE, Vol. 5
(W) Larry Hama & Various (A) Duncan Rouleau & Various (CA) Adam Kubert
Whether in Japan, Greece, Madripoor or elsewhere, Wolverine doesn't have to go looking for trouble - it's always waiting for him! Against the likes of Cyber, Chimera, Genesis and others, everyone's favorite feral fighter may need the support of not only the X-Men and Alpha Flight - but also of Landau, Luckman and Lake, the most mysterious collection of extradimensional expediters ever
to cash a villain's check for him! Ninjas, giant robots, murderous mutants and more make for action hotter than a house afire (although we've got that, too)! Also featuring Elektra and Generation X! Collecting WOLVERINE #91-110 and 1996 ANNUAL, and UNCANNY X-MEN #332.
ESSENTIAL WOLVERINE, Vol. 6
(W/A) Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
The ol' Canucklehead returns in another bumper crop of modern classics! Wolverine faces the ghost of his former mentor Ogun, the menace of Bastion and his Prime Sentinels, Russian werewolf Volk, the Scottish assassin known as McLeish, Madripoor enforcers Roughouse and Bloodscream, and a souped-up Sabretooth - now packing a secret weapon! But all of them pale in comparison to Wolverine's fiercest foe yet: his new bride, Viper! Plus: a look back at Wolverine's past as he tries to learn the secrets of his Adamantium skeleton! Guest starring Captain America and the X-Men! Collecting WOLVERINE (1988) #111-128, #-1 and ANNUAL '97.
ESSENTIAL X-MEN, Vol. 2
(W) John Byrne, Chris Claremont (A) Brent Eric Anderson, John Byrne (CA) John Byrne
Sworn to protect a world that hates and fears them, the X-Men stand ever ready to face any and all threats - from other mutants to entities from the far reaches of space! In some of their most classic battles, witness the X-Men face off against Alpha Flight, the White Queen and her?Hellfire Club, the supremely powerful Dark Phoenix, and the mutant-hunting?Sentinels of "Days of Future Past!" Guest-starring Spider-Man and the Dazzler! Collecting X-MEN #120-141 and ANNUAL #3-4, and UNCANNY X-MEN #142-144.
ESSENTIAL X-MEN, Vol. 5
(W) Chris Claremont, Barry Windsor-Smith (A) Michael Golden & Various (CA) John Romita
Still hated and feared by those they're sworn to protect, the X-Men face the Juggernaut, Doctor Doom and the Hellfire Club's newest recruits, the Hellions - and team up with the Avengers, Spider-Man and Power Pack. Featuring the first appearances of Forge and Nimrod, and a chapter from the legendary SECRET WARS II crossover! Plus: parts one and two of Claremont and Windsor-Smith's unforgettable epic, "Lifedeath." Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #180-198, UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL #8 and X-MEN/ALPHA FLIGHT #1-2.
ESSENTIAL X-MEN, Vol. 6
(W) Chris Claremont & Various (A) Arthur Adams & Various (CA) John Romita
"Mutant" means "change," and there was plenty of that when the Uncanny X-Men counted down to the Marvel Mutant Massacre - beginning with the trial of Magneto! Rachel Summers became Phoenix, and the Brotherhood became Freedom Force! Lady Deathstrike became a cyborg, Moonstar a Valkyrie, Colossus a killer and Psylocke an X-Man! And Sabretooth first set his clawed foot into the X-Universe alongside his fellow Marauders! Guest-starring the original X-Factor, Power Pack and Thor! Gods, Morlocks, talking frogs and more!
Collecting UNCANNY X-MEN #199-213, X-MEN ANNUAL #9, NEW MUTANTS #46, NEW MUTANTS SPECIAL EDITION #1, X-FACTOR #9-10, THOR #373-374 and POWER PACK #27.