This year, Halloween ComicFest (HCF) features a new selection of 34 comic book titles for the event taking place Saturday, October 27, 2018 at participating comic shops worldwide.
Of the 34 titles available, 22 are Full Size and 12 are Mini Comics. All will be available for free at participating comic shops on Saturday, October 27th. The Mini Comics will also be available for purchase in packs of 25 for $4.99 at the beginning of October, which are perfect to give to trick-or-treaters on Halloween, so comic lovers plan ahead!
Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Ashton Greenwood says:
This year’s Halloween ComicFest is poised to be the best yet! The comics available this year reflect a broad range of tastes. The All-Ages Mini Comics feature popular characters like Rocky & Bullwinkle, Archie, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, while the Full-Size Comics feature well-known properties like Hellblazer, Spider-Man, and Goosebumps! Halloween ComicFest is the perfect time to introduce friends and families to the wonders of comic shops, and experience them as premiere destinations for Halloween fun!
A complete listing of all the HCF titles, including the HCF Commemorative T-Shirt by Eisner Award-winning creator Eric Powell, can be found in the July issue of Diamond Comic Distributors’ PREVIEWS catalog, on sale at all local comic shops on June 27th, 2018. They can also be viewed online at www.halloweencomicfest.com.
Fans can also stay up-to-date with Halloween ComicFest news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Here’s a complete listing of the comics you’ll find at ComicFest this year:
Halloween ComicFest 2018 Full-Size Comics
Action Lab Entertainment | Princeless: Raven: Pirate Princess
Action Lab – Danger Zone | Danger Doll Presents: Amalgama Lives!
AfterShock Comics | A Walk Through Hell #1 Special Edition
American Mythology | Genesis: The Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe
Arcana Studios | Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness
Archie Comics | Jughead: The Hunger #1 Special Edition
Aspen Comics | Aspen Comics Presents: Aspen Mascots
Benitez Productions | Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte
Dark Horse Comics | Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 – The Phantom Hand & the Kelpie
DC Entertainment | John Constantine: The Hellblazer #1
IDW Publishing | Goosebumps: Monsters at Midnight
JY | W.I.T.C.H. #1
Kodansha Comics | Battle Angel Alita: Homecoming
Marvel Comics | Ms. Marvel #1
Marvel Comics |Superior Spider-Man #1
Marvel Comics | Thor #1
Random House Books for Young Readers | Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth Sampler
Source Point Press| Monstrous: Three Monsters and a Baby One-Shot
Vertical Comics| Aposimz Sampler
VIZ Media | Frankenstein: Junji Ito Story Collection Sampler
Yen Press | Shibuya Goldfish Volume 1
YouNeek Studios | Windmaker: Birth of a King
Halloween ComicFest 2018 Mini Comics
Action Lab Entertainment | Vamplets: The Undead Pet Society: Help the Pony!
Albatross Funnybooks | Spookhouse Sampler
American Mythology | Rocky & Bullwinkle Adventures
Archie Comics | Archie’s Madhouse Mayhem
BOOM! Studios | Over the Garden Wall and into the Unknown
Dynamite Entertainment | Nancy Drew #1
IDW Publishing | Johnny Boo and the Spooky Tree
IDW Publishing | TMNT: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Papercutz| Ghost Friends Forever
Seven Seas Entertainment | Hollow Fields Sampler
VIZ Media | Splatoon
Yen Press | Z-Z-Z-Zombie Boy Volume 1
And here’s a look at those covers: