This year on Halloween I’ll be giving out comic books in addition to candy! Normally I give each trick-or-treater at least two pieces of candy. On this October 31st each costumed visitor to our house will receive some candy plus one mini-comic – either Archie, Toy Story or Smurfs!
Back in July, Diamond Comics Distributors advertised in their Previews catalog several different mini-comic bundles for Halloween:
- Archie & Friends All-Stars Presents Archie 1: The Dawn Of Time (from Archie Comics)
- Toy Story: The Return Of Buzz Lightyear (from BOOM! Studios)
- Bone Halloween (from Cartoon Books)
- Hot Stuff Halloween (from Dark Horse)
- Melvin Monster & Nancy A John Stanley Library Ha Ha Ha Halloween Treat (from Drawn & Quarterly)
- Littlest Pirate King & Toys In The Basement (from Fantagraphics Books)
- Smurfs Halloween (from Papercutz)
Sold in bundles of 25 copies, each colorful 6″ x 9″ mini-comic is filled with all-ages adventures and laughs that will last a lot longer than any chocolate bar. The suggested retail price for each bundle of 25 is $4.99. I picked up three bundles myself. Well worth the money if it gets even just one kid interested in comics.
These mini-comic bundles shipped a few weeks ago. However, if you contact your local comic shop today, they may still be able to re-order some for you in time for Halloween.