Peter Parker will test the true power of the new suit he received from Norman Osborn in Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spider-Man/Venom #1.
Spider-Man will test the true power of his new suit in one of Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day titles.
Marvel revealed new synopsis information for its four upcoming Free Comic Book titles — Free Comic Book Day 2023: Avengers/X-Men #1, Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spider-Man/Venom #1, Free Comic Book Day 2023: Marvel’s Voices #1 and Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spidey & His Amazing Friends #1. The publisher also released new preview artwork for the four titles along with a design sheet of Khem, a new threat Riri Williams/Ironheart will have to face.
Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spider-Man/Venom #1 will both see Peter Parker use the suit he previously received from Norman Osborn, formerly known as Green Goblin but now acting as Marvel’s Gold Goblin, while also introducing a new foe for Venom to fight. The synopsis reads, “FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2023: SPIDER-MAN/VENOM #1 will web-sling readers into the exciting developments currently taking place in the world of Amazing Spider-Man and Venom! First, see Zeb Wells and Patrick Gleason unleash the full fury of Peter Parker’s new spidey suit and reveal the exciting plans for one of Spider-Man’s fiercest foes. Then witness a symbiote experiment gone horribly wrong and the creation of a terrifying new enemy for Venom in a story by writer Al Ewing and new Venom artist CAFU. Plus a surprising preview of new Marvel saga just on the horizon by two of Marvel’s top creators!”
What Else Is Marvel Releasing on Free Comic Book Day?
Marvel teased of Free Comic Book Day 2023: Marvel’s Voices #1, “[The issue] invites readers to the groundbreaking and critically acclaimed Marvel’s Voices series, which spotlights creators and characters across Marvel’s diverse and ever-evolving universe. The book will include a range of stories from previous Marvel’s Voices issues that star Ms. Marvel, Luke Cage, Wave, and more! Plus a brand-new Ironheart adventure by writer John Jennings and Paris Alleyne that debuts her deadly new nemesis, KHEM!”
Free Comic Book Day 2023: Avengers/X-Men #1 will feature a handful of stories playing into the publisher’s upcoming “Fall of X” event. Additionally, the issue will provide new details surrounding the Jonathan Hickman and Valerio Schiti mystery project that was initially announced during San Diego Comic-Con. “FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2023: AVENGERS/X-MEN #1 features a pair of all-new stories that set the stage for the next evolution in mutant adventures, FALL OF X!” Marvel said. “First, X-Men masterminds Gerry Duggan and Joshua Cassara give fans a peek at the drama to come at this year’s Hellfire Gala and reveal the surprising fate of Captain Krakoa. Then, superstar artist Javier Garrón joins Duggan for a story that features the rise of Stark Sentinels and lays the groundwork for an uncanny new team book launching later this year. Plus meet Jonathan Hickman and Valerio Schiti at the crossroads of science and magic with a sneak peek at their upcoming mystery project!”
Lastly, Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spidey & His Amazing Friends #1 is a new story aimed at younger readers starring a number of fan-favorite Spider-Man characters. The synopsis reads, “FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2023: SPIDEY & HIS AMAZING FRIENDS #1 is back! Swing into adventure with Spidey, Ghost-Spider, and Miles as they face off against Green Goblin, Doc Ock and more in this spectacular special. Filled with easy-to-read comic stories based on the hit Disney Junior show, this book is perfect for the youngest readers aged 5-7. Young fans will even be able to test their wall-crawling skills with thrilling interactive activity pages! Kids will love this not-to-be-missed comic: the perfect primer for the newest generation of Spider-Fans!”
Free Comic Book Day 2023: Avengers/X-Men #1 is written by Gerry Duggan and Jonathan Hickman, features art by Joshua Cassara, Javier Garrón and Valerio Schiti and cover art by Garrón. Free Comic Book Day 2023: Spider-Man/Venom #1 is written by Zeb Wells, Al Ewing and more, features art by Patrick Gleason, CAFU and more and cover art by Gleason. Free Comic Book Day 2023: Marvel’s Voices #1 is written by John Jennings, Nyla Innuksuk, Sabir Pirzada, Alyssa Wong and Cody Ziglar, features art by Paris Alleyne, Natasha Donovan, Eric Koda, Stephen Byrne, Diógenes Neves and Eder Messias and cover art by Chris Allen. Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 6, 2023.