Media Release — Marvel is already bringing the biggest heroes, the biggest creators and the biggest stories to FREE COMIC BOOK 2015. But for the first time ever, we’re bringing the excitement of Free Comic Book Day to Spanish-speaking Marvel fans. Today, we’re proud to announce that this May, Marvel’s stellar Free Comic Book Day stories will be available in a special free Spanish Language Edition! Featuring a new cover by superstar artist Nick Bradshaw, three of this years can’t-miss Free Comic Book Day stories will be available together in one Spanish language comic.
“I’m thrilled to offer these Free Comic Book Day stories in Spanish the same day as their English language counterparts,” says Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso. “Making the stories we create more accessible and available to a wider audience is essential to the continued growth of the comic industry.”
Presenting Secret Wars #0, All-New, All-Different Avengers FCBD, and Uncanny Inhumans FCBD in Spanish, the Free Comic Book Day 2015 Spanish Edition will be available exclusively in comic shops on May 2nd – the same day as the English language FCBD titles.
“Free Comic Book Day is a chance for publishers to offer gateway stories that will keep fans coming back the rest of the year and beyond,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “By offering our Free Comic Book Day stories in Spanish for the first time ever, we’re committed to expanding our audience to one of the largest growing demographics.”
Working closely in conjunction with Marvel and Disney marketing departments, the Free Comic Book Day 2015 Spanish Edition represents the first effort in a renewed focus on expanding growth of Marvel Comics to an increasingly diverse audience.
Retailers: Check future Marvel Mailers for instructions on how to order the Free Comic Book Day 2015 Spanish Edition.
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2015 SPANISH EDITION
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN, CHARLES SOULE & TOP SECRET
Art by PAUL RENAUD, BRANDON PETERSON & TOP SECRET
Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
Coming May 2nd
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