IDW Rolls out Free Comic Book Day Plans

Mon, May 7th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

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San Diego, CA -All across the land, comic book fans will have a double reason to celebrate on Saturday, May 5 th -not only is it Cinco De Mayo ( Salud! ), it's also the sixth annual Free Comic Book Day, a day where comics shops around the world hand out millions of free comic books to interested readers. IDW Publishing will once again be participating in the celebration of the comic book art form, this time offering a special Free Comic Book Day edition of the otherwise completely sold-out TRANSFORMERS MOVIE PREQUEL #1 comic book. With the coming TRANSFORMERS movie looming large, this comic is a great way to reach out to interested movie fans and other comic shop patrons.

As part of the celebration, IDW's Publisher/Editor-in-Chief and writer Chris Ryall ( Zombie Vs. Robots , Clive Barker's The Great and Secret Show ), along with fellow writer and newly appointed Assistant Editor Tom Waltz (Children of the Grave, Gene Simmons' Zipper), will be appearing at San Diego's premiere comic book store, Comickaze, from 11AM to 4PM. They will be handing out free copies of the special TRANSFORMERS MOVIE PREQUEL #1, signing comics and trade paperbacks, and also be showing off preview copies of upcoming IDW titles, including future issues of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION , FALLEN ANGEL , DESPERADOES: BUFFALO DREAMS , as well as offering an exciting sneak peek at early artwork from KISS legend Gene Simmons' new IDW imprint, Simmons Comics Group .

Comickaze is owned and operated by Robert Scott and is located at 5517 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, California, 92117. For more information, please phone the store at (858) 278-0371, or visit www.comickaze.com .

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