The 15th annual Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) will be May 7, 2016, and Diamond has released the Gold Sponsor Book List. The 12 FCBD Gold Sponsor titles include several all-ages books, which continues to celebrate the event’s goal of introducing new readers to comics.  This year there again will be 50 total comics (see “FCBD 2015 Gold Comics Announced”). The 38 Silver books will be announced next Wednesday, December 16.

The 12 Gold Books include:

  • Archie #1 FCBD 2016 Edition Archie Comic Publications|
  • Bongo Comics Free-For-All FCBD 2016 Edition (Bongo Comics)
  • BOOM! Studios Summer Blast FCBD 2016 Edition (BOOM! Studios)
  • Dark Horse Serenity/Hellboy/Aliens FCBD 2016 Edition (Dark Horse Comics)
  • DC Comics Gold Book— FCBD 2016 Edition (DC Comics)
  • Bob's Burgers FCBD 2016 Edition (Dynamite Entertainment)
  • ROM: Space Knight #0 FCBD 2016 Edition (IDW Publishing)
  • Camp Midnight FCBD 2016 Edition (Image Comics)
  • Avengers #1 FCBD 2016 Edition (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Who: Four Doctors Special FCBD 2016 Edition (Titan Comics)
  • Valiant 4001 A.D. Special FCBD 2016 Edition (Valiant Entertainment)
  • Perfect Square Presents: Pokémon Pocket Comics FCBD 2016 Edition (VIZ Media/ Perfect Square)

All covers can be seen in the gallery below.

Diamond announced two t-shirt and poster designs, by Art Baltazar and Francesco Francavilla, for the 15th annual event (see “Two FCBD T-Shirt Designs For 15th Anniversary Event”).