Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating local comic shops across North America celebrate the Halloween season by giving away free comics to fans.
Comic shops are the perfect location to get into the spooktacular season: from zombies, vampires, monsters, and aliens to costumes and more, comic shops have it all when it comes to Halloween fun!
Major publishers such as DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, and Image Comics, along with a slew of independent publishers, put out free comics for fans to enjoy at the thousands of local comic shops that participate in Halloween ComicFest, a.k.a. Spooky Free Comic Book Day!
Over the years, Halloween ComicFest has featured a variety of beloved horror-themed titles such as Hellboy, Goosebumps, John Constantine: Hellblazer, and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, as well as other popular titles such as TMNT, Pokémon, and Spider-Man.
Halloween ComicFest will shift this year to focus exclusively on merchandise and collectibles.
Halloween ComicFest 2020 will feature an expanded line of PREVIEWS Exclusive figures from a variety of vendors including Funko, Diamond Select Toys, Hiya Toys, and Cryptozoic. This year’s selection of exclusive figures boasts something for each kind of fan. With characters ranging from Marvel to Robocop, to Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Cthulhu, fans and collectors alike will be thrilled to get their hands on these extremely limited collectibles.
When Victor Von Doom rescues S.H.I.E.L.D. Director Maria Hill and visits Tony Stark’s lab, he assumes the mantle of Iron Man! Based on the hit Marvel Comic Infamous Iron Man by Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, Doom as Iron Man joins your Funko collection! Sporting his signature suit, this PREVIEWS Exclusive Infamous Iron Man POP! figure comes in window box packaging and features glow in the dark eyes and reactor details to make him really stand out in your collection!
Get ready for a night of Carnage! Halloween Comicfest 2020 will have an extra-scary offering this year, as Carnage goes glow-in-the-dark for one night only! Cast in glowing red material with black paint details, this PREVIEWS Exclusive Marvel Gallery Carnage PVC Statue will light up the night with fright in this approximately 9-inch diorama, cast in high-quality PVC and packaged in a full-color window box.
This Halloween, it’s also Graduation Day! A Halloween Comicfest 2020 exclusive from Diamond Select Toys, thisPREVIEWS Exclusive Graduation Day Buffy Vinimate depicts her in her iconic red trench coat, from the famous episode where she took on the Mayor. Measuring approximately 4″ tall, this vinyl figure has an articulated neck for additional posing options and comes packaged in a full-color window box.
Robocop is getting into the Halloween spirit with a special PREVIEWS Exclusive release for Halloween ComicFest 2020! Hiya Toys presents this 1/18-scale action figure of Robocop in his classic armor from the original film but with a glow-in-the-dark twist. Whether he’s protecting trick-or-treaters or out hunting ghosts on the mean streets of Detroit, this 4 1/2″ tall action figure brings an eerie Halloween glow to law enforcement!
The PREVIEWS Exclusive Forgotten Idol Cthulhu variant pays homage to the many ancient Cthulhu statues in Lovecraftian lore. This little guy will wait as long as he has to to find a good home! Sculpted by Sam Greenwell, this version of the figure features haunting dark green paint with weathered brown accents to show that this little guy has been around since the beginning of time! The 5-inch collectible comes packaged in a window box with an “Exclusive Species” foil sticker.
The PREVIEWS Exclusive Irradiated Cthulhu is all charged up! Sculpted by Sam Greenwell, this version of the figure features bright glow-in-the-dark green vinyl, playfully implying that Cthulhu has absorbed radiation . . . and it has only made him more powerful! The 5-inch collectible comes packaged in a window box with an “Exclusive Species” foil sticker. Both the Irradiated Cthulhu and Forgotten Idol Cthulhu figures are variants of the regular Cryptkins Unleashed vinyl figure, part of Cryptozoic’s original collectibles line inspired by creatures that have been the subject of folklore and tabloid headlines for decades.
These PREVIEWS Exclusive figures are extremely limited and will only be available from participating Halloween ComicFest stores starting Saturday, October 31st.
Fans are encouraged to visit their local comic shop to pre-order their own exclusive collectibles from Funko, Diamond Select Toys, Hiya Toys, and Cryptkins.
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WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: Saturday, October 31, 2020 | Shop Hours
Venue: Participating shops – Store Locator