CGC Comics Sponsoring 2024 Free Comic Book Day

Posted on 12/14/2023

Grade today for tomorrow! Protect your FCBD treasures and get an all-new, free custom label offered by CGC Comics.

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) and Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) are thrilled to announce that CGC Comics is the event’s 2024 Presenting Sponsor. With this epic superhero partnership, collectors and comic book shops can look forward to special offers, giveaways and a free CGC custom label!

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This year, Free Comic Book Day is on May 4 (May the 4th be with us!) and 48 free comics will be available in participating comic book shops, including Hellboy/Stranger Things (Dark Horse Comics), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (IDW Publishing), Ultimate Universe Spider-Man #1 and Marvel Voices #1 (Marvel Comics), Mad FCBD Special (DC Comics) and many more.

"At CGC, we celebrate Free Comic Book Day along with the rest of the comic book community," said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), which includes CGC. "Now, we're proud to sponsor the event and make it even more special by offering collectors free exclusive labels that add a unique touch to their prized comic book treasures. It's our way of enhancing the joy of collecting and commemorating the magic that this event creates worldwide."

CGC is poised to revolutionize the Free Comic Book Day experience by offering an opportunity for collectors to not only preserve but also significantly enhance their cherished FCBD treasures. As part of this unprecedented initiative, CGC will offer an all-new, complimentary FCBD label for all FCBD books submitted for grading, adding an extra layer of prestige to these limited editions. Comic books offered during the 2024 event as well as comics from previous years are eligible for the special label.

"We're thrilled to team up with CGC Comics as the 2024 Presenting Sponsor for Free Comic Book Day,” said Kathy Govier, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Geppi Family Enterprises and Diamond Comic Distributors. “This dynamic partnership embodies our shared dedication for enhancing the comic book experience worldwide. We look forward to combining our efforts to enhance the experience for retailers and fans alike, making Free Comic Book Day 2024 a truly memorable celebration!"

Leading up to Free Comic Book Day, collectors and comic book shops can anticipate a cascade of excitement with a host of offerings as part of CGC Comics' "Grade Today for Tomorrow!" FCBD campaign, including exclusive giveaways, enticing discounts and a plethora of surprises designed to take the celebration to new heights.

CGC and FCBD, united in their passion for comics, invite enthusiasts worldwide to stay tuned for forthcoming announcements leading up to the momentous day on May 4, 2024, promising an immersive experience for every collector and fan. Follow @CGCcomics on Facebook, Instagram and X. Follow FCBD on Facebook at Official FreeComicBookDay, on Instagram at free_comic_book_day and on X at Freecomicbook.

About CGC Comics

Renowned as the industry leader in comic book grading, CGC Comics stands as a beacon of excellence in preserving and enhancing the value of comic book collections. With a meticulous grading process, cutting-edge technology and a team of experts, CGC ensures that each comic is evaluated with unparalleled precision. Beyond authentication and preservation, CGC provides collectors with a tangible means of increasing the long-term value of their investments. The benefits of CGC grading extend to the broader comic book community, instilling confidence in the authenticity and condition of graded books. With a proven track record of delivering reliable results, CGC continues to be the preferred choice for collectors seeking to safeguard and elevate their comic book collections.

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About Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day, an eagerly anticipated annual event in the comic book community, is a celebration of the art of storytelling through the captivating medium of comic books. Taking place on the first Saturday of May, FCBD brings together fans and newcomers alike, offering a diverse selection of free comic books at participating stores worldwide. The event not only introduces new readers to the rich and varied world of comics but also serves as a testament to the enduring popularity and cultural significance of this unique form of entertainment.

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