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Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is an annual day when comic-book retailers give out free single-shot issues of comics to entice new buyers. It began in 2002 and is held on the first Saturday in May.

Dark Horse released various Star Wars comics on Free Comic Book Day. Marvel Comics has not released a Star Wars Free Comic Book Day comic since reattaining the license in 2015. IDW Publishing released one in 2018.

Star Wars releasesEdit

Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
IssueTitleOriginal PublisherPublication dateTrade paperbackTPB pub dateOmnibus collectionOmnibus pub date
2002"A Jedi's Weapon"Dark Horse ComicsMay 4, 2002Star Wars Tales 12June 5, 2002
2003No Star Wars comic
2004Hide in Plain SightDark Horse ComicsMay 1, 2004Clone Wars Adventures: Volume 2November 17, 2004
2005Brothers in ArmsDark Horse ComicsMay 7, 2005Star Wars: Clone Wars Volume 7: When They Were BrothersNovember 30, 2005Omnibus: Clone Wars Volume 3: The Republic FallsDecember 19, 2012
2006Routine ValorDark Horse ComicsMay 6, 2006Star Wars Fan Club Special 2008 March 2008
2007No Star Wars comic
2008No Star Wars comic
2009The Clone Wars: The Gauntlet of DeathDark Horse ComicsMay 2, 2009The Clone Wars: In Service of the RepublicJune 16, 2010
2010No Star Wars comic
2011The Clone Wars: Opress UnleashedDark Horse ComicsMay 7, 2011The Clone Wars Volume 7: Strange AlliesOctober 12, 2011
2012The Art of the Bad DealDark Horse ComicsMay 5, 2012Star Wars Volume 4: A Shattered HopeOctober 15, 2014
2013The Assassination of Darth VaderDark Horse ComicsMay 4, 2013Star Wars Volume 1: In the Shadow of YavinSeptember 18, 2013
2014No Star Wars comic
2015No Star Wars comic
2016No Star Wars comic
2017No Star Wars comic
2018Star Wars Adventures Free Comic Book Day 2018IDW PublishingMay 5, 2018

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