Today is World Book Day 2018 – a day to celebrate words in all their glory. So, what better day than World Book Day 2018 to remind everyone that in just two months’ time it will be Free Comic Book Day 2018 – a day to continue the celebration of words (and pictures) in all their glory!

Free Comic Book Day 2018 takes place on Saturday May 5th at all participating comic stores and is backed by all the major publishers in the comic book industry. As a reminder, all you need do is pop to your nearest participating store on May 5th and you can take away a stash of comics for free!

In total, 50 different comic book titles will be available, ranging from well-known books to niche comics. Some of these titles will even include all-new material, printed specifically for Free Comic Book Day 2018.

Here is a list of all the books available on FCBD 2018:

Gold titles:

  • Riverdale (Archie Comics)
  • Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Special (BOOM! Studios)
  • Overwatch/Black Hammer (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Comics Friends Forever (First Second)
  • Transformers: Unicron: The Darkest Hour #0 (IDW Publishing)
  • Barrier #1 (Image Comics)
  • Disney Princess: Ariel Spotlight (Joe Books)
  • Invader Zim: Floopsy Bloops Shmoopsy (Oni Press)
  • Doctor Who #0 (Titan Comics)
  • Pokémon: Sun and Moon/Pokémon: Horizon (Viz Media)
  • Avengers/Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • DC Super Hero Girls #1 (DC Entertainment)

Silver titles:

  • Strangers in Paradise XXV #1 (Abstract Studios)
  • Lady Mechanika (Benitez Productions)
  • Bongo Comics Free-For-All (Bongo Comics)
  • Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake Special (BOOM! Studios)
  • Die Kitty Die: I Love You To Death (Chapterhouse Publishing)
  • Invasion Prologue (Chapterhouse Publishing)
  • Miraculous Adventures of Ladybug and Cat Noir (Action Lab Entertainment)
  • Relay #0 (AfterShock Comics)
  • Howard Lovecraft’s Big Book of Summer Fun! (Arcana Studios)
  • Worlds of Aspen Anniversary Edition (Aspen Comics)
  • The Legend of Korra/Nintendo’s Arms (Dark Horse Comics)
  • Silver #1 (Dark Planet Comics)
  • Bob’s Burgers #1 (D.E./Dynamite Entertainment)
  • James Bond: Vargar #1 (D.E./Dynamite Entertainment)
  • The Metabaron Book 3 (Humanoids)
  • Star Wars Adventures (IDW Publishing)
  • Street Angel’s Dog One-Shot (Image Comics)
  • Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network (Kodansha Comics)
  • The Wormworld Saga: The Journey Begins (Lion Forge)
  • Infinity Watch/Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Berlin #1 (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • World’s Greatest Cartoonists (Fantagraphics)
  • Sparks (Graphix)
  • The Tick (New England Comics)
  • Shadow Roads #1 (Oni Press)
  • The Only Living Boy (Papercutz)
  • 2000AD Regened (Rebellion)
  • Scout Comics Presents: The Mall (Scout Comics)
  • Starburns Presents #1 (Starburns Industries Press)
  • Ultra Street Fighter II #1 (Udon Entertainment)
  • Spongebob Freestyle Funnies (United Plankton Pictures)
  • Shadowman Special (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Maxwell’s Demons #1 (Vault Comics)
  • My Hero Avademia/RWBY (Viz Media)
  • A Brief History of Tank Girl (Titan Comics)
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas: Zero’s Journey (Tokopop)
  • Crush (Yen Press)
  • Malika: Creed & Fury (YouNeek Studios)

Remember to mark the day! And if this is the first time you’ve even hear of Free Comic Book Day, then check out my guide: Comics 101: A guide to Free Comic Book Day.