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It’s Free Comics Day on Substack!
Discover new and free comics from independent creators
Free Comic Book Day took place this weekend, with creators, fans, and retailers coming together to celebrate all things great about the craft of making comics.
On Substack, independent comics creators are also getting into the spirit by offering their own comics for new readers to enjoy, for free, for one day only.
Below, take a look at what’s on offer, and share your favorites in the comments section. Got a comic you’re making free today that’s not listed here? Post it in the comments!
New and free comics:The Scorpio Room by Tini Howard and Phillip Sevy: Tini and Phillip launch PHENOMENOCITY, a brand-new series, with a free-to-read chapter.
3 Worlds / 3 Moons by Jonathan Hickman, Mike del Mundo, and Mike Huddleston: The trio share a special preview chapter of their ongoing series THE VALLARS, with art by Jason Howard. In addition, they’re making all 10 previously published (Systems) short stories free to read for one day only.
Copper Bottle by Saladin Ahmed and Dave Acosta: Saladin and Dave begin serializing their Kickstarter hit book DRAGON, which is always free to read.
1979 Semi-Finalist by Kelly Thompson: Kelly releases the second issue of THE BLACK CLOAK, with art by Meredith McClaren.
Mangasplaining: The team at Mangasplaining make available four free comics, including the first two chapters of OKINAWA.
All these independent-creator comics are free and available to read in the new Substack mobile app for iOS, where you can also take advantage of our integration with the Panels app, the leading iOS comics reader. Many comics are being made available in downloadable, non-DRMed formats.
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