Visit Your Local Comic Shop on May 7 to Discover Special Issues of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Hollow
Announced this by week by Diamond Comic Distributors, Free Comic Book Day will be returning in 2022 to its traditional “First Saturday in May” event date. Fans who visit participating comic shops worldwide will find two BOOM! Studios comics: the 25 Years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Free Comic Book Day Special and the Hollow Free Comic Book Day Special.
25 Years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Free Comic Book Day Special
What better way to celebrate 25 years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer than with a high school yearbook!
This Free Comic Book Day special, in actual yearbook format, is a retrospective of your fan-favorite character moments from the past two decades. Celebrate the Chosen One(s), the Scoobies, and your faves through yearbook photos, vignettes, and plenty of jokes and lighthearted moments from an array of artists and writers.
Plus you won’t want to miss a special look at the future of Buffy the Vampire Slayer!
Writer: Jordi Bellaire, Jeremy Lambert and more
Artist: Dan Mora, Marianna Ignazzi and more
Hollow Free Comic Book Day Special
It’s Sleepy Hollow meets queer romance from the co-creator of Lumberjanes! Get an early look at a new original graphic novel from BOOM! Box in this Free Comic Book Day Special.
Isabel “Izzy” Crane and her family have just relocated to Sleepy Hollow, the town made famous by—and obsessed with—Washington Irving’s legend of the Headless Horseman. But city slicker-skeptic Izzy has no time for superstition as she navigates life at a new address, a new school, and, with any luck, with new friends. Ghost stories aren’t real, after all….
Then Izzy is pulled into the orbit of the town’s teen royalty, Vicky Van Tassel (yes, that Van Tassel) and loveable varsity-level prankster Croc Byun. Vicky’s weariness with her family connection to the legend turns to terror when the trio begins to be haunted by the Horseman himself, uncovering a curse set on destroying the Van Tassel line. Now, they have only until Halloween night to break it—meaning it’s a totally inconvenient time for Izzy to develop a massive crush on the enigmatic Vicky.
Can Izzy’s practical nature help her face the unknown—or only trip her up? As the calendar runs down to the 31st, Izzy will have to use all of her wits and work with her new friends to save Vicky and uncover the mystery of the legendary Horseman of Sleepy Hollow—before it’s too late.
Writer: Shannon Watters & Branden Boyer-White
Artist: Berenice Nelle
Cover Artist: Naomi Franquiz
Free Comic Book Day 2022 will take place on Saturday, May 7 at participating comic shops worldwide.