Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is an annual day when comic book retailers give out free one-shot issues. It began in 2002 and is held on the first Saturday in May.

Dark Horse Comics and IDW Publishing have both released various Star Wars comics on Free Comic Book Day.

Star Wars releases[]

Color code key:
Collected (TPB) issue Released issue Future issue
Issue Title Original Publisher Publication date Trade paperback TPB pub date Omnibus collection Omnibus pub date
2002 Star Wars: Tales—A Jedi's Weapon Dark Horse Comics May 4, 2002 Star Wars Tales 12 June 5, 2002
2004 Hide in Plain Sight Dark Horse Comics May 1, 2004 Clone Wars Adventures: Volume 2 November 17, 2004
2005 Star Wars—Free Comic Book Day 2005 Special Dark Horse Comics May 7, 2005 Star Wars: Clone Wars Volume 7: When They Were Brothers November 30, 2005 Star Wars Omnibus: Clone Wars Volume 3: The Republic Falls December 19, 2012
2006 Routine Valor Dark Horse Comics May 6, 2006 Star Wars Fan Club Special 2008 March 2008
2009 The Clone Wars: The Gauntlet of Death Dark Horse Comics May 2, 2009 The Clone Wars: In Service of the Republic June 16, 2010
2011 The Clone Wars: Opress Unleashed Dark Horse Comics May 7, 2011 The Clone Wars Volume 7: Strange Allies October 12, 2011
2012 The Art of the Bad Deal Dark Horse Comics May 5, 2012 Star Wars Volume 4: A Shattered Hope October 15, 2014
2013 The Assassination of Darth Vader Dark Horse Comics May 4, 2013 Star Wars Volume 1: In the Shadow of Yavin September 18, 2013
2018 Star Wars Adventures Free Comic Book Day 2018 IDW Publishing May 5, 2018 Star Wars Adventures, Volume 4: Smuggler's Blues December 4, 2018
2019 Star Wars Adventures Free Comic Book Day 2019 IDW Publishing May 4, 2019 Star Wars Adventures: Beware Vader's Castle January 26, 2021
2021 The High Republic Adventures Free Comic Book Day 2021 IDW Publishing August 14, 2021 Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures, Volume Two
2021 The High Republic – The Edge of Balance/Guardians of the Whills Viz Media Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, Vol. 1 September 7, 2021

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