Luc Besson And Dane Dehaan Signing In Los Angeles, And 18 More Stores' Plans For Free Comic Book Day

Yesterday, we ran 19 comic book stores big plans for Free Comic Book Day this Saturday that go above and beyond handing out the freebies. Here are the plans of a few more folk.

If you are a comic store with major event plans for Free Comic Book Day, email details (brief description and visual) to The third one of these will run tomorrow…

Meltdown Comics, Los Angeles, CA.

The producers of the new Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets movie are releasing an "unofficial" Free Comic Book Day title ahead of the movie release, reprinting one of the original chapters of the comic that inspired the film.

And director and star Luc Besson and Dane Dehaan will be signing at Meltdown.



Preceded by a signing by Spazdog creators creators Shawn Demumbrum, Ernie Najera and Jacques La Grange, from 11am.

Stormwatch Comics, West Berlin, New Jersey

Ethan Van Sciver signing.


Cosmic Monkey Comics, Portland, Oregon

David Chelsea – Everybody Get's it Wrong 10am-1pm

Mike Lawrence – Star Scouts, Muddy Max 11-2pm

Tadd Galusha – Backwoods, Godzilla 1-3pm

Mike, Celina & Ray Chibi – Chibi Comics 2-4pm

Charise Mericle Harper – Amazing Crafty Cat 3-5pm

Downtown Comics North, Indianapolis, Indiana

Ed Cho and Lee Cherolis, the creators of the Little Guardians ongoing fantasy comic series from Scout Comics.

The Comic Bug, Manhattan Beach, CA

Rick Remender signing free exclusive variant of Seven To Eternity #1.


The Comic Bug, Culver City, CA 

On Sunday, Gerry Duggan and Aaron Kuder to sign copies of exclusive variant to All New Guardians of the Galaxy #1.


The Comic Book Store, Glassboro, New Jersey

Jim Zub signing (and possibly sketching) from noon until 4pm


Dragon's Keep – Lehi, Utah 

Bill Galvan and Adrian Ropp signing copies of the Underdog Free Comic Book Day issue and copies of Underdog #1.  All customers who add Underdog to their pull list or buy $10 of American Mythology comics get a free Underdog sketch.


Galaxy of Comics, Van Nuys, California, 6am-8pm

Jared Morgan artist for Nickelodeon's The Loud House signing FCBD edition noon-3pm.


J. S. Lenore will be onsite at Half Price Books for Free Comic Book Day, May 6, to meet with fans and sign copies of Burner.
Dragonball Z voice actors Chris Rager and Josh Martin.
Comics And Friends, Mentor, Ohio 
David Booher signing Powerless 1 & 2 in the Great Lakes Mall on Free Comic Book Day

Emerald Comics, Clearwater, Florida



FREE, ALL-DAY RAFFLES 11am – 2pm or longer. Times will vary.

We are located inside of the Hamilton Mall and we take over nearly half of the mall's floor space for the event.

Guests: Bob McLeod, Mark Morales, Mark Poulton, Bryan J.L. Glass, Crystal Velasquez, Dan Khanna
Live music featuring local nerd rock bands, a massive cosplay contest with cash prizes, trophies, and each winner gets a custom sketch of themselves in costume by local artist Mike Capprotti. There's a movie accurate DeLorean from Back to the Future, a life sized Speeder Bike from Return of the Jedi, a fully animated R2-D2, professional cosplayers, a game room, hourly raffle prizes, and store wide sales.
 The first 200 people also get a free tote bag with any purchase over $50. The totes are also available for $5 on their own along with the official t-shirt featuring art by local artist Sean Fineran. Three panels throughout the day on how to draw comics, cosplay makeup, and online streaming.
Signing and sketching from Russell Lissau, Trevor Mueller and Alan Evans
Phantasm Comics, New Hope, Pennsylvania
Casey Caracciolo and Mark Faulk signing and sketching.


Double Midnight Comics, Manchester, New Hampshire
Celebrating 15 years in business with their biggest party of the year – Free Comic Book Day! Attendees can once again
experience their FREE comic con in their plaza featuring  Sara Richard, Babs Tarr, Joe Quinones, Ming Doyle, Blair Shedd, Benn Robbins

The largest Free Comic Book costume contest in the country featuring cash prizes and tickets to New England's top conventions! Plus our annual Free Comic Book Day photo shoot at 3pm. Movie cars including the Joker-mobile

After party at Spare Time Bowling featuring bowling, karaoke and themed drinks.  Door prizes for the first 100 people in line including a FREE Marvel Omnibus to the first 15 people in line


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