Archaia Reveals Their Free Comic Book Day 2013 Offering


How can you go wrong with free?

Archaia Entertainment, the people that have brought the world Mouse Guard, Rust, Tale of Sand and more, really knocked it out of the park last year with their Free Comic Book Day free hardcover book. Well, for 2013, Archaia is back with another high quality offering.

Even though it’s not a hardcover this time, how can anyone deny the awesomeness of Mouse Guard and Rust? Exactly. Check out the solicitation below:



Retail Price: $0.00

Page Count: 32 pages

Format: 8” x 8”, full color, staple bound

Genre: Fantasy

Rating: E – EVERYONE (all ages, may contain minimal violence)

Written by David Petersen, Royden Lepp, Sean Rubin, Ted Naifeh, Adrianne Ambrose, Nate Cosby, and Yehudi MercadoIllustrated by David Petersen, Royden Lepp, Sean Rubin, Cory Godbey, Chris Eliopoulos, and Yehudi Mercado Covers by David Petersen and Royden LeppFor Free Comic Book Day in 2013, Archaia is proud to present a square flip book containing a collection of original short stories from some of its all-ages-friendly titles! In David Petersen’s Mouse Guard short, a young Sadie is told a mouse fairy tale about proving one’s self and the best trait to look for in love. Royden Lepp’s Rust tells how rocket-boy Jet Jones learns an important lesson while helping the younger members of the Taylor family with their daily chores on the farm. This spectacular, free one-shot also includes original short stories from Sean Rubin’s upcoming, enchanting dinosaur tale, Bolivar; Jim Henson’s fantasy classic, Labyrinth (an Archaia original graphic novel by Ted Naifeh, Adrianne Ambrose, and Cory Godbey is in the works); and Nate Cosby and Chris Eliopoulos’ justice-seekin’ boy hero, Cow Boy. As an added bonus, there’s also fun Pantalones, TX activity pages by Yehudi Mercado!


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