This year’s list of FREE comics for Halloween ComicFest 2018 has been announced. The books – which will be available from comic stores for FREE on Saturday 27th October 2018 – range from Thor and Superior Spider-Man to W.I.T.C.H, Hellboy and more.

A total of 34 books will be made available, including 22 regular sized comics and 12 mini comics. All you need to do to bag yourself some of these freebies is head to your nearest participating comic book store on the Saturday prior to Halloween and check out what’s on offer.

Halloween ComicFest spokesperson, Ashton Greenwood, said:

“This year’s Halloween ComicFest is poised to be the best yet!”

He added: “The comics available this year reflect a broad range of tastes. The All-Ages Mini Comics feature popular characters like Rocky & Bullwinkle, Archie, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, while the Full-Size Comics feature well-known properties like Hellblazer, Spider-Man, and Goosebumps!

“Halloween ComicFest is the perfect time to introduce friends and families to the wonders of comic shops, and experience them as premiere destinations for Halloween fun!”

The regular sized comics available this year are as follows:

  • Princeless: Raven: Pirate Princess (Action Lab)
  • Danger Doll Presents: Amalgama Lives! (Action Lab)
  • A Walk Through Hell #1 (Aftershock Comics)
  • Genesis: The Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe (American Mythology)
  • Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness (Arcana Studios)
  • Jughead: The Hunger #1 Special Edition (Archie Comics)
  • Aspen Comics Presents: Aspen Mascots (Aspen Comics)
  • Lady Mechanika: La Dama De La Muerte (Benitez Productions)
  • Hellboy and the B.P.R.D 1953 (Dark Horse Comics)
  • John Constantine: The Hellblazer #1 (DC Entertainment)
  • Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight (IDW Publishing)
  • W.I.T.C.H #1 (JY)
  • Battle Angel Alita: Homecoming (Kodansha Comics)
  • Ms. Marvel #1 (Marvel Comics)
  • Superior Spider-Man #1 (Marvel Comics)
  • Thor #1 (Marvel Comics)
  • Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth (Random House)
  • Monstrous: Three Monsters and a Baby (Source Point Press)
  • Aposimz Sampler (Vertical Comics)
  • Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection (Viz Media)
  • Shibuya Goldfish Vol 1 (Yen Press)
  • Windmaker: Birth of a King (Youneek Studios)

This year’s mini-comics include:

  • Vamplets: The Undead Pet Society (Action Lab)
  • Spook House (Albatross Funnybooks)
  • Rocky & Bullwinkle Adventures (American Mythology)
  • Archie’s Madhouse Mayhem (Archie Comics)
  • Over the Garden Wall and into the Unknown (BOOM! Studios)
  • Nancy Drew #1 (Dynamite Entertainment)
  • Johnny Boo and the Spooky Tree (IDW Publishing)
  • TMNT: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (IDW Publishing)
  • Ghost Friends Forever (Papercutz)
  • Hallow Fields Sampler (Seven Seas Entertainment)
  • Splatoon (Viz Media)
  • Z-Z-Z-Zombie Boy Vol 1 (Yen Press)

Want to know more about Halloween ComicFest – what it is and how it works? Then check out my 101 guide to Halloween ComicFest, which offers you a rundown on the annual event.