While what’s on the horizon for the X-Men is a big part of Free Comic Book Day ’24, there’s also Spider-Man, Star Wars, and more.
Free for all
The Holidays are just ramping up here in 2023, but Marvel Comics is eying 2024, specifically revealing its plans for Free Comic Book Day. While the magical freebie-day isn’t til March, the publisher wants to make sure fans know that it’s going to be a big one for some of its larger properties. That includes the post-Krakoa X-Men, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Star Wars.
Stories featuring all three of those headlining books will be on tap, along with Spidey & His Amazing Friends #1, and Marvel’s Voices #1. We’ve got rundowns for all five books below, so scroll away and see what you’ll be able to grab (at participating retailers) on May 4th, 2024.
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2024: SPIDER-MAN & THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE #1
- Written by ZEB WELLS & DENIZ CAMP
- Art by RYAN STEGMAN & JUAN FRIGERI
- Cover by RYAN STEGMAN
- Just weeks ahead of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #50, get the first taste of THE RETURN OF THE GOBLIN! Plus, prepare for the next evolutionary step of the Ultimate Universe as a powerful new hero debuts! But it doesn’t end there! Oh no, there are some surprises up our sleeve on this one!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2024: BLOOD HUNT/X-MEN #1
- Written by JED MacKAY & GAIL SIMONE
- Art by SARA PICHELLI & DAVID MARQUEZ
- Cover by KAEL NGU
- Time once again for a shot of all-new Marvel goodness, absolutely free! First, witness the overture to this summer’s major crossover event starring the Avengers – BLOOD HUNT! And then get a glimpse of the future of mutantkind as Jubilee learns that you cannot go home again!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2024: MARVEL’S VOICES #1
- Written by NIKESH SHUKLA & MORE
- Art by TADAM GYADU & MORE
- Cover by ANAND RAMCHERON
- CELEBRATING A YEAR OF MARVEL’S VOICES WITH A BRAND-NEW STORY STARRING SPIDER-MAN INDIA!
- Discover the legacy of the last Black Panther! Join Web-Weaver in hot pursuit of a thief in NYC! Jam out with Spider-Gwen! And see the world of the X-Men through a whole new lens. All this and more awaits in a special edition of MARVEL’S VOICES! Plus, return to Earth-50101 – the home of Pavitr Prabhakar, Spider-Man of Mumbai – for a new pulse-pounding adventure by celebrated writer Nikesh Shukla and artist Tadam Gyadu!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2024: STAR WARS/DARTH VADER #1
- Written by CHARLES SOULE & GREG PAK
- Penciled by IBRIAM ROBERSON & RAMON ROSANAS
- Cover by PHIL NOTO
- Are there Rebel survivors stranded on Hoth? Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Lando Calrissian, and Chewbacca mount a dangerous rescue mission to Echo Base! Lightsabers! Blasters! Snowtroopers! All-out action amongst the wreckage of AT-AT walkers, Rebel airspeeders and frozen weapons of mass destruction!
- Darth Vader employes a surprise character from the past to help him find Luke Skywalker. But Sabé, former handmaiden of Padmé Amidala is also on a quest for the son of Vader. Having worked for him as an Imperial Commander, Sabé has enough resources to cause chaos for anyone who stands in her path. How will this affect the Dark Lord’s plans to remove Palpatine from power?
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2024: SPIDEY & HIS AMAZING FRIENDS #1
- SWING INTO ADVENTURE WITH SPIDEY!
- Spidey, Ghost-Spider, and Miles will face off against Green Goblin, Doc Ock and more in this spectacular special. Filled with easy-to-read comic stories based on the hit Disney Junior show, this book is perfect for the youngest readers aged 5-7. Young fans will even be able to test their wall-crawling skills with thrilling interactive activity pages! Kids will love this not-to-be-missed comic: the perfect primer for the newest generation of Spider-Fans!
Marvel Comics press release