There are a lot of great books being offered up by publishers for this year’s year’s Free Comic Book Day, but Archaia’s “Mouse Guard/Fraggle Rock” is high on our list of must-have pickups. Combining a story from David Petersen’s award-winning “Mouse Guard” universe with a preview of the upcoming “Fraggle Rock” series, there’s a lot to like for fans of every age to like about this one — which is why we’re psyched to give Splash Page readers an exclusive sneak peek at the “Fraggle Rock” FCBD comic.
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Archaia’s “Mouse Guard/Fraggle Rock” FCBD Flipbook will be available at comic book shops on May 1, 2010. Read on for more info and the official solicitation text.
MOUSE GUARD/FRAGGLE ROCK FCBD FLIP BOOK
(W) Mouse Guard – David Petersen; Fraggle Rock – Nichol Ashworth
(A) Mouse Guard – David Petersen; Fraggle Rock – Jake Myler
Archaia is proud to present two amazing all-new stories in one fantastic flip book – David Petersen’s award-winning MOUSE GUARD and Jim Henson’s beloved FRAGGLE ROCK share the spotlight on Free Comic Book day!
In the spring of 1153, the Mouse Guard deal with the onset of the spring thaw and the havoc it wreaks on their territories. As they scatter to clean, and hunt and glean, they also search for their missing redfur…
Meanwhile, it’s time to dance your cares away as Archaia and The Jim Henson Company invite you to return to FRAGGLE ROCK for an all-new comic book series, and you can get a free sneak peek right here! In this issue, Boober is accused by the other Fraggles of Doozer-like behavior!
One-shot Full Color Free All Ages
Here’s additional info about the Fraggle Rock series itself:
• Issue #1 is available for pre-order now and will hit stores in April, a few weeks before Free Comic Book Day.
• Each issue of Fraggle Rock contains a main story, two back-up stories and kids activity pages.
• Creators working on Fraggle Rock include Jeffrey Brown, Jeremy Love, Katie Cook, Jake Myler and Neil Kleid.
• Each issue of Fraggle Rock is 32 pages and 8” x 8” square trim, just like Mouse Guard.