Check out these four titles out of fifty to choose from on Free Comic Book Day. You can pick up one of each at Great Escape Nashville.
MARVEL COMICS: CIVIL WAR II #1. Marvel peels back the curtain on their can’t miss FCBD 2016 title. Before hero stands against hero, Brian Michael Bendis and Jim Cheung bring you a snapshot of the conflict that will split the Marvel Universe in two…But that’s not all. Beware the sting of the All-New Wasp. FCBD CIVIL WAR II #1 will also feature a special second story from All-New, All-Different Avengers writer Mark Waid and legendary artist Alan Davis. Be there as this mysterious new character makes their big debut. Are they friend or foe? How will their coming impact on the lives of the All-New, All-Different Avengers? The answers may surprise you, True Believer. Not only do you get a lead in to the escalating conflict of Civil War II, but you’ll also be introduced to a big new character as the All-New Wasp rockets into the Marvel Universe.
IDW – TOP SHELF: MARCH by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell. Top Shelf celebrates Free Comic Book Day with 32 pages of excerpts from March Book One, Book Two, and Book Three (coming summer 2016). The first graphic novel from a sitting member of Congress, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, and American icon. John Lewis rose from humble beginnings to become a national leader of the civil rights movement. This is his story, from an Alabama farm to the March on Washington and beyond, co-written by Andrew Aydin and brought to astonishing life by Nate Powell in a graphic novel trilogy. Rating: Teen.
TITAN COMICS: DOCTOR WHO by Nick Abadzis & Various / Eleonora Carlini & Various. Jump on board the TARDIS with FOUR all-new short tales of the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors. Whether you’re a whizz with a Sonic Screwdriver or completely new to Who, this is the perfect Free Comic Book Day adventure for SF fans of all ages. Written and illustrated by the creative teams of the regular comics, this is the ideal place to start reading. Rating: All Ages.
TITAN COMICS: ASSASSIN’S CREED by Anthony Del & Various / Wellington Alves & Various.
Enter the shadowy world of the Assassins and Templars, two feuding factions who have battled over the centuries to decide the course of humanity. Two all-new short stories, written and illustrated by the creative teams of the regular comics, highlight a shocking event in the life of new Assassin Charlotte de la Cruz, and reveal the true extent of the mysterious Templar Black Cross’s terrifying skills. New readers or experienced fans: strap on your hidden blades, don your cowls, and blend into the crowd to discover secrets you won’t read anywhere else. Rating: Teen.
For a complete listing of all fifty titles available FREE on Free Comic Book Day, and participating comic book retailers, check out the FCBD website www.freecomicbookday.com