Some fun news for comic book fans, Diamond Comics Distributor has announced the full lineup for this year’s Halloween ComicFest.
Full Press Release:
(Baltimore, MD) — (June 20, 2017) — This year, Halloween ComicFest (HCF) features a whole new selection of 30 comic book titles for the industry’s most anticipated fall event taking place Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at participating comic shops worldwide.
Of the 30 titles overall, 18 are Full Size and 12 are Mini Comics. All will be available for free on Saturday, October 28th and the Mini Comics will be available for purchase in packs of 25 for $4.99 at the beginning of October, which are perfect to give to trick-or-treaters on Halloween.
“We’re excited at the range of titles with this year’s Halloween ComicFest,” said Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Michael Moccio. “In additional to the all ages Mini Comics, featuring popular characters like Donald Duck and Casper the Friendly Ghost, the Full Size Comics feature a strong showing with properties like Batman, Thor, and Hellboy! With so many fans introducing their friends and family to comics and local comic shops for the first time at events like Halloween ComicFest, it’s important the titles reflect the varied interests of people coming to stores.”
A complete listing of all the HCF titles, including the HCF Commemorative T-Shirt by Eisner Award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla, can be found in the July issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ PREVIEWS catalog, on sale at all local comic shops on June 28th, 2017. They can also be viewed online at www.halloweencomicfest.com.
For more HCF news and updates, visit www.halloweencomicfest.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/halloweencomicfests, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/halloweencomic.
Halloween ComicFest 2017 Full Size Comics
Action Lab – Danger Zone | Black Betty One-Shot
Aftershock Comics | Babyteeth #1
Archie Comics | The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Season Two
Aspen MLT | Choose Your Own Aspen Adventure
Benitez Productions | Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte
Dark Horse Comics | Hellboy and the BPRD 1953
IDW Publishing | Ghostbusters: Dia de los Muertos
DC Comics | Batman: Night of the Monster Men
DC Comics | DC Super Hero Girls
Marvel Comics | Runaways #1
Marvel Comics | Darth Maul #1
Marvel Comics | Thor by Walt Simonson #1
Kodansha Comics | Battle Angel Alita/Sailor Moon Eternal Preview
New England Comics | The Tick #1
VIZ Media | Junji Ito’s Shiver
Yen Press | The Mortal Instruments
YouNeek Studios | Malika: The Dragon Trials
Zenescope Entertainment | Gimm Tales of Terror
Halloween ComicFest 2017 Mini Comics
American Mythology | Casper the Friendly Ghost
Arcana Studio | Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom
Archie Comics | Archie’s Madhouse
BOOM! Studios | BOOM! Box’s One En-Haunted Evening
IDW Publishing | Donald Duck’s Halloween Scream #2
Lion Forge | Wrapped Up
Papercutz | Hotel Transylvania
Papercutz | Stitched
Graphix | The Witch Boy
Space Goat Publishing | Moonlighters #1
VIZ Media | Pokemon: Omega Red and Alpha Sapphire
(For artwork and solicitation information, please download here: HCF 2017 Titles.zip)
ABOUT HALLOWEEN COMICFEST — Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season by giving away Halloween-themed comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many reasons why comic shops are a great destination for Halloween-themed comic books, products, and merchandise. Visit www.halloweencomicfest.com for more information and to find a participating comic shop.