#NCBD 6/21/17: FCBD's 10 Comics for New Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day was founded on the belief that there's a comic book perfect for everyone out there! Every Wednesday is New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) in comic book shops, where new comics release hit the shelves of comic book shops for eager fans to pick up and purchase.

We've highlighted ten comics that are perfect recommendations for anyone looking to get into comics!

In this week's list, for books coming out 6/21/17, there's definitely something for everyone: go back to basics with Spectacular Spider-Man, press start on Swordquest, see the Lumberjanes take on a dragon, and more!

What will you be picking up this week? Let us know over Facebook or Twitter!


JACKPOT #6 (OF 6)
APR171230

AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Ray Fawkes
(A) Georges Duarte
(CA) Brian Stelfreeze
FINAL ISSUE! Even when they win all the power in the universe, this team can't resist gunning for more... even if that means pointing the guns at each other. The final issue of JACKPOT! brings the story to a mind-blowing close!
 

BILL & TED SAVE THE UNIVERSE #1 (OF 5)
APR171382

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Brian Joines
(A) Bachan
(CA) Derek Charm
The Wyld Stallyns are back, and this time they're travelling across the whole universe! Bill and Ted have been kidnapped by a bodacious alien and are handed over to...their long-lost family?! Brian Joines and Bachan (Bill & Ted Go To Hell) team up once more for an all-new Bill & Ted adventure.

LUMBERJANES 2017 SPECIAL FAIRE & SQUARE #1
APR171392

BOOM! STUDIOS
(W) Holly Black, Gabby Rivera
(A) Marina Julia, Gaby Epstein
(CA) Ru Xu
The Lumberjanes versus... a dragon?? Featuring Holly Black (Spiderwick Chronicles)!

 

SWORDQUEST #1 CVR A MONTES
APR171546

D. E.
(W) Scott Kowalchuk, Chris Sims
(A) Ghostwriter X
(CA) Goni Montes
The Atari Age returns to comics with the most unexpected story of the year: SwordQuest! In 1984, Peter Case was on his way to being crowned champion of SwordQuest, set to win the last of four contests and lay claim to a golden sword worth over $50,000! But when the game was discontinued, Peter found himself without a game to finish. Now, over thirty years later, Peter's stuck in a different kind of game entirely - the game of life - and he's losing fast. But when he learns that all the prizes meant for the SwordQuest contest of his youth are on display in the World Arcade Museum, he finds an unknown determination that sees him put together a team of like-minded losers for the ultimate heist job - a real-life swordquest! The red-hot team of Chris Sims, Chad Bowers, and Ghostwriter X (Down Set Fight) have a new game - and the stakes have never been higher!

HATSUNE MIKU ACUTE TP
FEB170091
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W/A/CA) Shiori Asahina
Acute, like the three angles of a triangle. Acute, as in the three sharp points. Acute is the tragic relationship between three Vocaloids: Miku, Kaito, and Luka! Once they were all friends making songs-but while Kaito might make a duet with Miku or a duet with Luka, a love song all three of them sing together can only end in sorrow! Based on the song with over 4.4 million combined views on YouTube and Niconico.
 

WONDER WOMAN TASMANIAN DEVIL SPECIAL #1
APR170367

DC COMICS
(W) Antony Bedard
(A) Barry Kitson, Ben Caldwell
(CA) Jim Lee
Not since the twelve labors of Hercules has a Greek warrior faced as great a danger and as destructive a peril as the Tasmanian Devil! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story by Tony Bedard and art by Ben Caldwell! 
 

MICKEY MOUSE #21
APR170529

IDW PUBLISHING
(W) Andrea Castellan, Jonathan Gray
(A) Andrea Castellan
(CA) Andrea Freccero
"The Clones of Channel 3000!" After checking out Mouseton's new TV network, Mickey and Horace seem to see a sinister, weasel-faced man replicating all over the city! What's this double-army up to... and can Eega Beeva stop them?
•  Much-requested fan favorite Andrea "Casty" Castellan throws Mickey into an uncanny sci-fi mystery!
•  Continues this beloved series' legacy numbering at #330!

CROSSWIND #1
APR170674

IMAGE COMICS
(W) Gail Simone
(A/CA) Cat Staggs
Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series!
A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife.
When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect. It's Freaky Friday meets Goodfellas!

PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1
APR170970

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Chip Zdarsky
(A/CA) Adam Kubert
SPIDER-MAN RETURNS TO THE FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD! 
The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City in the all-new PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN. A companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker is going back-to-basics for big heroics in the Big Apple. Featuring adversaries old and new, be there as Spider-Man returns to his friendly neighborhood for his never ending battle against crime and the dreaed "Parker Luck".

STAR WARS POE DAMERON ANNUAL #1
APR171116

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Robert P. Thompson
(A) Nicole Virella
(CA) Dan Mora
• Poe Dameron has never been one to follow the rules.
•  So when he disobeys a direct order from General Leia Organa and gets stranded in First Order space...
•  ...with no ship and little oxygen...
•  ...how will he survive?

Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf
Malcolm Dragon fulfills his destiny, and follows in his father's footsteps, joining the Chicago Police Force. Officer Malcolm Dragon's first adventures as he faces off against a host of new foes: Wrath! Rag Doll! Fountainhead! Devil Ray! Tantrum! And the birth of the next generation of Savage Dragon offspring! Collects SAVAGE DRAGON #206-211 - See more at: https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/savage-dragon-legacy-tp#sthash.9W4GYun0.dpuf

All of these comics are available at your local comic shop! To find a comic shop near you, visit  Comicshoplocator.com!

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