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11th Free Comic Book Day features heroes, humor

“Avengers” is among the comic books to be given away on May 5
by Matthew Price Published: May 4, 2012
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Batman comes back to the movies this summer in “The Dark Knight Rises,” and he's involved in DC Comics' “The New 52 Special Edition,” which will also star Superman and Wonder Woman. A preview of the new series “Batman Incorporated” is also included in the issue.

If superheroes aren't your thing, other comics available will feature Yo Gabba Gabba, Star Wars, The Transformers, Mega Man, the Peanuts characters and more.

Also coming up

Image Comics celebrates its creator-owned roots with a 20th anniversary anthology promoting upcoming Image Comics titles. Archaia is releasing a high-end 48-page four-color hardcover anthology, “Mouse Guard, Labyrinth and Other Stories,” which includes a story from “Mouse Guard” creator David Petersen.

Additional “Silver Sponsor” books will be available at some locations. Check www.freecomicbookday.com for a complete list of available books, or to find a nearby location.

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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