This October, Marvel Comics is back with another year of “TRICK-OR-READ,” the popular program that gives fans a chance to grab special reprints of stories starring today’s hottest characters at their local comic shop. In the same spirit as Free Comic Book Day, participating shops can use these giveaway comics to offer customers a spellbinding trip to the Marvel Universe and beyond during the Halloween season.

From the latest adventures of the Fantastic Four, to breakout character Spider-Boy’s headlining debut to stories set in the galaxy far, far away—this year’s selections feature something for every reader including perfect entry points for newcomers and young children!

FANTASIC FOUR: THE DINOSAUR FANTASTIC FOUR #1 reprints FANTASTIC FOUR (2022) #13, the buzzworthy issue of Ryan North and Iban Coello’s acclaimed current run that introduced dinosaur versions of Marvel’s First Family! Two universes, human and dinosaur, collide – and if one universe isn’t sacrificed, then both will be destroyed! And making matters worse, an incursion point between universes swaps the dinosaur and human versions of the Fantastic Four! But there is another incursion point elsewhere…in Latveria. Plus: The dinosaur Fantastic Four versus the Avengers!

SPIDER-BOY: THE WEB-LESS WONDER #1 reprints SPIDER-BOY #1, the debut issue of Marvel’s newest Spider sensation! Dan Slott and Paco Medina reveal the truth behind Bailey Briggs, AKA the spectacular Spider-Boy! Spider-Boy’s secret history as Spider-Man’s sidekick was nearly forgotten forever. Now the mysteries of his past are brought to light as Spider-Boy leaps into his own adventures! Learn more about Bailey’s amazing powers and meet his very own rogues’ gallery!

VENOM: BEDLAM #1 reprints VENOM (2021) #21, a major turning point in Al Ewing and Cafu’s mind-bending run! Just as Eddie Brock finds his footing in the Marvel Universe, he comes face to face with the very worst parts of himself in the form the time-displaced monster called Bedlam! Eddie’s always been his own most brutal critic, though, and this titanic beatdown is no exception – with an epic transformation waiting for him on the other side!

STAR WARS: KYLO REN – AGE OF RESISTANCE #1 reprints this acclaimed 2019 one-shot from Tom Taylor and Leonard Kirk that gave fans exciting insights behind Kylo Ren’s past and motivations as he embraces his role in a dynasty of doom! Anakin Skywalker casts a long shadow. Can Kylo Ren ever escape his infamous grandfather’s reputation? Or will he succeed where Darth Vader failed?

SPIDEY AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS #1 gives young readers a chance to enjoy a new collection of Spidey adventures! Swing into adventure with Spidey, Ghost-Spider, and Miles as they face classic villains and more in this spectacular special filled with all new stories from MY FIRST COMIC READER. Perfect for young Spidey fans ages 5-7, this not-to-be-missed sampler also contains some action-packed activity pages!

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