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December 23rd, 2017 17 comments

Free Comic Book Day 2018

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Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2018 features an amazing selection of comic book titles for the industry’s most anticipated annual event which happens Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at participating comic book shops worldwide.

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  • Anonymous

    January 5th, 2018 - 5:58pm

    Still can’t understand what is going on?

    • Anonymous

      January 6th, 2018 - 10:55am

      Basically, Titan is taking a few months break from publishing Doctor Who comics after February, and this free comic is an “Issue 0” (Prelude) to the new run of comics that we don’t know much about yet.

    • Anonymous

      January 7th, 2018 - 12:12am

      Nope, still doesn’t make any sense?

    • Anonymous

      January 7th, 2018 - 12:17pm

      The company that makes Doctor Who Comics are stopping at the end of February. Then on Free Comic Book Day THIS comic will come out that leads into the new set of Comic Books when they publish them again.

    • Anonymous

      January 7th, 2018 - 12:25pm

      Yes it does! A company called Titan publishes Doctor Who comic books. They are taking a break from publishing those comics at the end of February. On Free Comic Book Day, THIS comic will come out that leads into the new series of comic books when they start publishing then again

    • Anonymous

      January 7th, 2018 - 4:12pm

      I’m sorry that came through twice, it didn’t seem to send last time. Apologies.

    • Anonymous

      January 7th, 2018 - 5:26pm

      Nope, again that doesn’t make any sense? There are FOUR Ongoing Doctor stories (9th. 10th. 11th. 12th.) which are released in the USA as separate Issues (One for each Doctor) the odd Mini-Run for other Doctors like the 3rd. 4th. & 8th. then the Doctor Who Event Day Run of comics. In the UK we currently have ‘Tales From The Tardis’ with 3 Doctors (10th. 11th. 12th. – With the rumour that the 12th. is being dropped, presumably due to Capaldi’s Likeness License) Last year in 2017 the erratic UK Titan Publishing Schedule seemed to drop to 6 Issues. The UK release is about 10 Issues behind the US one, which currently is in Year 3. The Free Comic Book Day Dr Who Issue is more about advertising with a short story than anything else & this Gold Edition is published Worldwide. Titan are notorious for getting the details wrong & they never tell you the truth anyway? I would be extremely surprised to see the 13th. Doctor before the TV show is actually on in a comic? They never showed the 12th. Doctor & when the did it was just an outline in shadow. It’s a total mess! I just wish for once that a company could release accurate, simple information instead of making a total hash of it!

    • Lets do knitting

      January 7th, 2018 - 6:06pm

      Not sure what’s not to understand

      The individual comic series you mention are available in the UK at the same time as the USA and are even featured on this site every month.

      They are not just USA issues as you seem to suggest.

      The Tales from the Tardis (which the USA dont get) is just that “Tales for the Tardis” and is a cheaper compilation of selected stories taken from the main releases no doubt intended for casual buyers who just like comics but don’t want to collect the entire series..

      This new comic day preview is to launch the new ongoing comic series which will be available in the UK in exactly the same way as the USA.

  • Anonymous

    December 23rd, 2017 - 8:42pm

    Seeing as Titan is taking a break from Doctor Who Next year, and it says 0 at the barcode on this, maybe this is an “Issue 0” to the new Doctor Who Comic line?

    • booboo

      December 23rd, 2017 - 9:06pm

      dont think they are taking a break all year May sees the start of a whole new series

      The all-new Doctor Who starts here! Don’t miss out on Titan’s colossal plans for 2018. Everything begins in this amazing #0 issue! Featuring the first chapter in the new Tenth and Eleventh Doctor sagas, by new creative teams too electrifying to spoil here, plus tantalizing glimpses from across the Doctor Who comics universe, including your first look at the Thirteenth Doctor in comics! Perfect for new readers and long-term fans alike, this is the ultimate jumping on point!

    • Anonymous

      December 23rd, 2017 - 9:16pm

      The last known comic for the current series is released in Feburary, so maybe a 3 month break?

    • booboo

      December 23rd, 2017 - 9:22pm

      that seems the most likely thing from the blurb

    • Anonymous

      December 23rd, 2017 - 9:30pm

      I’m wondering how 13 will be involved though considering this shall be released before series 11.

    • booboo

      December 23rd, 2017 - 10:00pm

      suppose it depends on how the “new team” approaches things

      maybe just a preview of things to come

    • Anonymous

      December 24th, 2017 - 8:56am

      Maybe there’s a gap in tomorrow night’s episode with Jodie in a space of time that Titan can pick up on. You know what they did with Ghost Stories, they announced it almost immediately after the episode aired!

  • Anonymous

    December 23rd, 2017 - 8:27pm

    Interesting how it says “The Doctor” not the usual “Doctors”

    • Anonymous

      December 24th, 2017 - 8:57am

      Maybe it’s just there for the TBA Cover as the Synopsis says that it will have at least: 10,11 and 13!

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