A look at Free Comic Book Day 2018’s Gold and Silver offerings

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We’ve got our first look at the titles available for the grabbing on Free Comic Book Day, set as always for the first Saturday in May (in this case, May 5, 2018).

“It’s a great time to be a comics fan, and an even greater time to experience the medium of comic books for the first time during our 17th annual Free Comic Book Day,” said Joe Field, originator of the industry-boosting event and owner of Flying Colors Comics in Concord, Calif., in a press release. “The amazing line-up of titles, the great events staged by thousands of independent comic book retailers, and the enthusiasm of comic shop fans all over the world will make May 5, 2018, a great day to celebrate comic books!”

Explore the Gold and Silver sponsors’ offerings below. There are 12 Gold titles: Archie Comics’ Riverdale, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Special from BOOM! Studios, Overwatch/Black Hammer from Dark Horse, a top secret title from DC, :01 First Second’s Comics Friends Forever, IDW’s Transformers: Unicron: The Darkest Hour #0, Image Comics’ Barrier #1, Joe Books’ Disney Princess: Ariel Spotlight, Marvel Comics’ Avengers/Captain America, Oni Press’ Invader Zim: Flopsy Bloops Shmoopsy, Titan Comics’ Doctor Who #0, and Viz Media’s Pokemon: Sun and Moon/Pokemon: Horizon. Silver comics includes such titles as Adventure Time, Berlin, Infinity Watch/Spider-Man, Nintendo’s Arms, Star Wars Adventures and more.