I'll be in London this morning for Free Comic Book Day. Orbital, Gosh!, Forbidden Planet, Comicana… the first non-staff) person who comes up to me and says "I think Chase Variant was better than Watchmen" gets a free Medium-sized Bleeding Cool T-shirt.
Pulp Nouveau of Canandaigua have this amazing Free Comic Book Day ad (and Stephen Lindsay doing a signing)
While Acme Comics of Greensboro, North Carolina have some fun clips too.
Anyway, here are all the comics you might like to check out… the Gold titles that should be available everywhere and are all-ages friendly.
The Silver level comics that will be available in bigger stores. Watch that Radical Comics issue though retailers, that's definitely not for kids.
DC Kids Mega-Sampler
3 Darths Comics And Collectibles hosts a Comic Book and Sci-fi Weekend in the Harvey Centre in Harlow Essex, with appearances from Warwick Davis, Tim Rose, Garrick Hagon, Rusty Goffe, Spencer Wilding, Tim Rose, Mike Edmonds, Nick Briggs, David C Hill, Ben Cook, Jim Wilkins and Robin Barnard.
Chris Claremont will be appearing in Salt Lake City, courtesy of Night Flight Comics & Mimi Cruz, to give a pair of talks (one during the afternoon for kids, the other at night for adults) in conjunction with the Salt Lake Library's recognition/celebration of Anne Frank.
And Chiller Drive-In of Detroit get Wolf Man to promote the local stores…
Oh and let's do a cut and paste from the main site for Free Comic Book Day events...
|DC Comics Scooby-Doo cover artist Vince Deporter will be sketching and signing from 10-4. Comic Characters appearing all day for photos.|
Huge sale!!! Great deals!!! FREE COMICS!!
|Join us for the official Grand Opening of the new Samurai Comics Superstore on Saturday, May 1st during Free Comic Book Day!|
We will be partnering with the studio to promote the new Iron Man 2 movie! We'll have plenty of movie related giveaways, and an on the spot, Create Your Own Iron Man Costume Contest!
KTVK Channel 3 TV will be at the store on Saturday May 1st from 6 am until 10 am for our Iron Man Costume Contest.
Come to the store between those hours dressed as Iron Man (or make your own costume onsite) and you could win some awesome prizes, including VIP seats to the Exclusive Screening of Iron Man 2, an Iron Man poster signed by Stan Lee, or other cool prizes!
Plus, the AZ 501st Dune Sea Garrison will be there in costume from 10:30 am until 2:30 pm — don't miss your chance to get your picture taken with a Star Wars character!
We will also have a number of great comic creators signing autographs and doing sketches throughout the day:
Plus SpazDog Press makes their Free Comic Comic Day debut with the entire creative writing and art team for their three books, Old Man Clem, Sonic Youth and Shadow Wolf.
Samurai Comics Superstore
|Charlie's Comic Books|
|The first Saturday in May is the annual Free Comic Book Day. Everyone who comes by Charlie's Comic Books may pick FOUR (4) free comic books each. There will be a large selection to choose from, the largest selection in the Southwest. There will also be many comic book creators on hand to debut their latest works and some of the artists will offer free sketches.|
The wonderful folks from Evil Robo who publish 'Ash-Tray' comics will be here: Eric Schock, Taylor & Brittany Garrity and Zip Howard. The first trade paperback collecting all of the adventures of the Bald Avenger is now available at www.EvilRobo.com and they will have a limited edition ash can available featuring a preview of the next issue that will debut at the Tucson Comic Con.
Jon Chihak of Anti-Hero Press will attend with an ashcan of the soon to be released 'Fuzzy Face' graphic novel co-written by Venus O'Necro as well as past issues of the 'Youth in Asia' series. Jon will also have three different prints for sale and all sales of these will benefit Emerge.
Ernest Romero will attend with issues of his 'Breed' series as well as preview material of the comic he is illustrating for the Girl Scouts of America. That project features material written by Henry Barajas, who will also be on hand for autographs (but don't ask him for a sketch; he can't draw).
A newcomer to the field of comic creators, local author Roger Penrose, artist Kim Colman and post production man Marcus Lee will unveil 'Millions of Screaming Yahoos' volume one of six, a 52-page comic.
Watch for updates; there are a couple more guests expected but not yet confirmed.
The event will be held all day, from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M at:
Charlie's Comic Books
|Autobot City Comics|
|Autobot City Comics we will have creator & artist Dusty Higgins (Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer) from 12 PM – 2 PM.|
Autobot City Comics
|Arkham Comics we will have creator & artist Kelly Williams (CO-OP, Jungle Planet, Fat Ninja Kitty) from 10 AM – 12 PM. He will be signing autographs and doing sketches throughout the day.|
|Beach Ball Comics|
|Beach Ball Comics will be hosting penciller Nelson Blake II and inker Sal Regla, the art team behind Top Cow's new series, The Magdalena, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.|
At 1:00 pm, writer/creator Tom Hutchinson takes over to introduce comic fans to his new indie book, Penny For Your Soul, a Magdalena story of a different sort. It's a sexy, fast paced and intrigue-filled book about Heaven and Hell, Angels and Devils, Las Vegas and Utah (yeah you read that right, Utah.)
All top bin back issues will be $1 each ALL DAY! We'll be holding raffles throughout the day, including the main event, a Star Wars Premium Format Scout Trooper & Speeder Bike valued at $800, courtesy of our friends at Sideshow Collectibles!
NEW customers will be able to pick up the first issue of the Marvel Mega Event, Siege plus an opportunity to return and get a copy of the upcoming Avengers #1, both written by Brian Michael Bendis, absolutely FREE!
Beach Ball Comics
|Paladins Game Castle|
|We will have Creator/Writer Paskael Tyiska and Letterer Randeep Grewal of Committed Comics' new graphic novel The Unforgivable available for signings of posters or books.|
We are offering during Free Comic Book day 50% off back issues, specials on graphic novels, $1.00 comics, drawings, giveaways, food and drinks and lots of FREE Comics.
We will also be having HeroClix Demos and tournaments during the day! Be sure to get your limited edition Marvel Heroclix: War Machine Figure offered with FREE comic book day! while supplies last
If you purchase $10.00 or more during Free Comic Book Day you will be entered into a drawing for a set of the new Watchmen Heroclix to be released in July. This set – which has a retail value of $99.99 – features deluxe, display-quality packaging, and 25 highly detailed, 3-D miniatures, including Dr. Manhattan, Rorschach, Nite Owl, and Silk Spectre.
|On May 1st, Archie Comics creator Batton Lash will be at…|
|Creator Appearances and HERO Initiative "Sketches for HERO" event at Collector's Paradise. HERO Initiative will be on hand to tell customers about the organization, and to oversee the "Sketches for HERO" program.|
Marc Silvestri (1-3pm) – Founder – Image Comics, Creator – Cyberforce, Witchblade, Darkness, Hunter Killer.
Marv Wolfman (12-3pm) – creator – Teen Titans, Blade, Bullseye, Tim Drake, Black Cat, Nightwing, Deathstroke, Anti-Monitor and many more…
Michael Broussard (12-3pm) – artist – Darkness, FCBD 2010 Artifacts comic book, ARTIFACTS event Bill Morrison – co-creator – Bongo Comics, artist – Simpsons Comics
Joe Benitez (12-3pm) – artist – Teen Titans, Soulfire, Weapon Zero, Magdalena, Wraithborne
Peter Steigerwald (12-3pm) – colorist, artist – Soulfire, Fathom
Ray Friesen (12-3pm) – kids graphic novel author – Another Dirt Sandwich, Cupcakes of Doom
Rick Loverd (12-3pm) – writer – Milo Ventimiglia Presents Berserker
– Big Sale all day long – details at the store, biggest sale of the year
– Spider-Man in costume
– An amazing Balloon Artist will make balloon creations for kids
|Eric Shanower (Wonderful Wizard/Marvelous Land of Oz; Age of Bronze)|
will be appearing at Comic Madness from 1 PM to 4 PM on Saturday, May 1 for Free Comic Book Day.
|Flying Colors Comics + Other Cool Stuff|
Erik Larsen, Image Comics Publisher and Savage Dragon creator/writer/artist
|The Comic Bug|
|The Comic Bug is participating in Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 1st. In addition to handing out thousands of comic books, this year, the Manhattan Beach store is hosting creators from every major L.A. based publisher.|
Among the participating creators and publishers are: BOOM! STUDIOS' Michael Alan Nelson (Dingo, Hexed, 28 Days Later), ARCHAIA'S Jeff Stokely (Fraggle Rock), TOP COW'S Rob Levin (Broken Trinity, Witchblade, Darkness) and Rahsan Ekedal (The Crazies, The Cleaners, Warhammer 40,000), Ninth Circle's Rafael Navarro (Sonambulo, The Batman, Marvel Super Hero Squad), Marvel and DC's Scott Koblish (Marvel Adventures: Iron Man, Final Crisis Legion of Super-Heroes), Bongo's Phil Ortiz (The Simpsons), and Aspen Comics' Vince Hernandez (Dellec, Soulfire, Fathom), David Wohl (Executive Assistant Iris, Witchblade and many more) and Peter Steigerwald (Soulfire, NBC's Heroes and many more).
Free Comic Book Day will be held at The Comic Bug on Saturday, May 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. However, many of the artists and writers will be taking shifts throughout the day. Check The Comic Bug's website for a particular creator's schedule. For more information about The Comic Bug, go to www.thecomicbug.com. For more information on Free Comic Book Day, visit www.freecomicbookday.com.
The Comic Bug
|Bonanza Books & Comics|
|Bonanza Books & Comics will be celebrating FCBD10 with comic artists Ethen Beavers and Patrick Barr. Ethen is known for his work on the Dark Horse books, Indiana Jones Adventures and Star Wars Clone Wars Adventures. Pat Barr is known for his striking paintings, which can be seen all over town. Both artist will be signing from 10:00am to 2:00 pm.|
Star Wars heroes and villains will also be appearing at Bonanza Books & Comics, courtesy of the 501st Legion Central California Garrison. Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Storm Troopers, Clone Troopers and Jedi Knights will be available from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon.
|Earth-2 Comics – Northridge|
|On May 1st, Earth-2 Comics – Northridge will host several comics creators for Free Comic Book Day 2010.|
Signing will be:
Mark Waid (Writer: Amazing Spider-Man, Irredeemable) 10 am – Noon
Earth-2 Comics – Northridge
12 PM – 2 PM
Attention True Believers!!! The legendary, Stan "The Man" Lee, creator of practically the entire Marvel Universe, including Spiderman, Iron Man, The Fantastic Four, and the X-Men, will be appearing at Comic Odyssey on Free Comic Book Day 2010, May 1st, from 12PM – 2PM. Autographs will be limited to the allotted time, so first come first served. From now until April 29th, spend $25 and receive a raffle ticket that qualifies you for a free Stan Lee autograph! Please call the store if you need additional information.
3 PM – 5 PM
HUGE FCBD SALE
|4 Color Fantasies|
|Events run from 11AM to 4PM|
501st Legion with Stormtroopers, Darth Vader Droids, Boba Fett, Batman, Superman, Robin, Flash, Raven, KICK ASS, Scorpion and many others. Free EMAIL PICTURES.
Coloring Contest open for ages 3 and up!!!
Charity Raffle for Hero Initiative
Free FOOD for all
AND OF COURSE FREE COMICS!!!
4 Color Fantasies
|This year for FCBD Atlantis Fantasyworld welcomes Sergio Aragones, who will be signing a limited edition print of the design he created for Free Comic Book Day 2010!|
|Earth-2 Comics – Sherman Oaks|
|On May 1st, Earth-2 Comics – Sherman Oaks will host costumed characters from 11 am – 3 pm. Also, several comics creators will be on hand to meet fans and newcomers.|
Signing will be:
Sterling Gates (Writer: Supergirl, War of the Superman) 11 am – 3 pm
Earth-2 Comics – Sherman Oaks
|Things From Another World – Universal CityWalk|
|Things From Another World – Universal CityWalk|
1000 Universal Center Dr.
Universal City, CA 91608
(818) 622-8464 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (818) 622-8464 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
10 AM – 12 PM:
12 PM – 3 PM:
3 PM – 5 PM:
|Galaxy of Comics|
|Join Galaxy of Comics for Free Comic Book Day 2010! We're open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and will be featuring our famous FCBD Sale, Signings, Snacks, a Kick-Ass Raffle and free comics galore!|
We are also partnered with The Hero Initiative and will be fundraising for that amazing organization.
Help us fight illiteracy with comics!
Galaxy of Comics
|Time Warp Comics And Games|
|On May 1st, Time Warp Comics and Games will be featuring:|
Time Warp Comics and Games
|Richie's Comic Cabana|
|On FCBD10, Richie's Comic Cabana will host the following artist signings:|
• Chris Gugliotti (Texas Chainsaw Massacre-Raising Cain, Trick R Treat)
Both artists will be in-store from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Richie's Comic Cabana
|Captain Blue Hen Comics & Entertainment|
|At Captain Blue Hen on Free Comic Book Day 2010, from noon to 5:00 PM:|
Everyone gets a FREE COMIC!
Bring your library card and/or canned food item for an EXTRA FREE comic!
Plus, Kid's Activities with the Newark Arts Alliance!
And, How-to-Draw workshops with the artists!
Special Guest Artists:
• Rich Faber and John Gallagher (Buzzboy, NASCAR Heroes, Roboy Red)
• Neil Vokes (Superman, Tarzan, Spider-Man)
• Scott Neely (Scooby-Doo, Cartoon Network)
• Jamar Nicholas (Radiskull & Devil Doll, Jamar Chronicles, Detective Boogaloo Hip-Hop Cop)
• Buz Hasson & Ken Haeser (Living Corpse)
Appearances by super-heroes and characters from a faraway galaxy!
Captain Blue Hen Comics & Entertainment
|Read More Comics|
|Read More Comics welcomes Justin Peterson, whose artwork will put an Independent spin on any mainstream character, and Josh Smeaton, who will be signing his new book "Haunted". If you dig classic fun ghost stories in the vein of Scooby Doo and The Goonies, this one is for you.|
We will also be offering 50% off all back issues. 25% off Graphic Novels, Dollar Comics, Food, Drink, Music and of course all the Free Comic Books you can handle!
Read More Comics
|Action Games & Comics|
|Action Games & Comics will be celebrating FCBD10 with creator and comic book artist Jim Fern, most known for his work on DC Comics/Vertigo's Fables and Jack of Fables. Jim will be signing from 1 PM to 4 PM. The store will also be having sales all day, plus special appearances by Nightwing, Red Robin, and Spider-Man.|
50% off all hard cover books
New Comics, Buy 2 Get 1 Free – Back Issues, Buy 2 Get 2 Free! And, of course, plenty of FREE FCBD comics!
Action Games & Comics
|Free Comic Book Day 2010 guests include:|
9 AM – 12PM.Christian Slade, artist and creator of the KORGI series,
2 PM: Fred Van Lente: writer for Incredible Hercules, Iron Man Legacy, X-Men Noir, Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Zombies, Cowboys and Aliens)
We have superhero appearances scheduled throughout the day as well as the Orlando Ghostbusters and Stormtroopers 501st Legion.
|The store is open from 10am to 8pm on Saturday, May 1st.|
Christian Slade– Creator and Artist on KORGI, from Top Shelf- signing from 1pm to 5pm
25% Off all back issues
|Timely/Marvel legend Allen Bellman will be signing on May 1st at Zaldiva Comics.|
|Yancy Street Comics|
|Appearing at Yancy Street Comics will be Jimmy Palmiotti, Aaron Lopresti, Brandon Peterson, Paul Pelletier, Wil Quintana, Morry Hollowell, Tim Townsend, Jim Cheung and the gang from Fierce Comics.|
Yancy Street Comics will also be having our Annual Spring Cleaning Sale! All store items will be discounted for the weekend!
Festivities Start at 10 am!
Yancy Street Comics
Port St. Lucie
|Marvel artist John Beatty (Punisher, Captain America, Secret Wars & much more) has been confirmed to appear at Collector's Comics. Free Sketch with any purchase of $25.00 or more! Open @ 10:00 AM.|
|On May 1st, Comic Depot will host at their recently added, second location artist Matthew Dow Smith ( IDW's Doctor Who). Matthew has drawn comics for every major American comic book publisher, with work appearing in Hellboy, Starman, and Astronauts in Trouble. Recent projects include Supernatural: Origins and Mirror's Edge, both for DC's WildStorm imprint.|
Also appearing will be a local comic company Strong Arm Labs. We will be rounding out the event with a 1960's Batmobile replica and costumed super-heroes.
|Famous Faces & Funnies|
|Free Comic Book Day! Saturday May 1st, 2010 from 11 AM to 9 PM!|
10 Free Comics Per Person!
Comic Creators Signing and Sketching all day!
Karl Moline – Buffy, Willow, Emma Frost, X-Factor, Rebels Annual, Nation X
Bring your cameras to take pictures with Thor, Green Lantern, Yellow Lantern Scarecrow, Scarlet Spider, Riddler, Poison Ivy & more!
Gift Cards & Prizes given away all day! Our best sales ever!
Special Deals for Free Comic Book Day:
75% Off Back Issues in Bins!
Famous Faces & Funnies
|Join Galactic Quest as it welcomes Samantha Newark, who is best known as the beloved voice of Jem and Jerrica of the smash cartoon series and pop culture phenomenon, Jem and The Holograms.|
10 AM – Saturday morning cartoons with Sass Parilla the singing gorilla.
Galaxy Man makes his debut appearance. Everyone is invited to show up in your favorite superhero costumes.
11am – 4pm – Comic artist showcase! Artists are invited to set up and share portfolios with the public.
|The Dragon's Horde|
|Join us for Free Comic Book Day Events from Noon-4pm.|
Yu-Gi-Oh Event- 1pm
The Dragon's Horde
|Challengers Comics + Conversation|
|Scheduled Creator Appearances: Mike Norton (Billy Batson and the Magic of SHAZAM, DC Kids Mega-Sampler), Katie Cook (Star Wars, Fraggle Rock), and Wednesday Heroes (Super-Hero themed band creating 'Sonic Sketches').|
Challengers Comics + Conversation
|Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday! This will be Comic Vault's fourth FCBD and each year is gets bigger and bigger! Thank you for making this event so successful. On top of all the free books we have some great prizes for this weekend as well. Who wants free Iron Man 2 tickets?|
Gift Bags for the first 50 customers!
Free comics and everything else is 25% off!
FCBD 2010 will be a festival like no other; free comics books, local creators, prizes (trivia) and a few surprises.
Free Comic Book Day roster!
1pm – 3pm
3pm – 5pm
5pm – 7pm
7pm – 10pm
|Dark Tower Comics|
|Dark Tower Comics will have Skottie Young (Wonderful Wizard of OZ, New X-Men) and Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Exiles) for in-store signing on Free Comic Book Day between 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Also, appearing LIVE in-store will be Skeletor from Masters of the Universe!|
Dark Tower Comics
|We have Skottie Young (Wonderful Wizard of OZ, New X-Men) and Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Exiles) signing between 1-4pm. Also have (Live) Skeletor from Masters of the Universe in store|
"Best Comic Book Store" Chicago Magazine, August 2008
|Graham Crackers Comics (Loop)|
|Graham Crackers Comics is proud to host Mouse Guard creator/artist David Petersen. David will be signing the brand new Mouse Guard FCBD book. The ideal title for fans of books like Bone, Mouse Guard is an all ages adventure comic starting it's third storyline, taking place in spring (previous adventures were Fall & Winter).|
Located in the heart of the Chicago Loop, Graham Crackers Comics is Illinois' largest & greatest comic chain with it's Loop location directly across from Millennium Park on Michigan & Madison.
Mouse Guard creator David Peterson
Graham Crackers Comics (Loop)
|The Comic Vault|
|Here is all the information on The Comic Vault's Free Comic Book Day plans for the day. Thank you for your help!|
11am – 1pm
1pm – 3pm
3pm – 5pm
5pm – 7pm
7pm – 10pm
The Comic Vault
"The Comic Vault is more than a store, it is a community."
|On May 1st, Vigilante Press has the following artists signing at the shop for Free Comic Book Day 2010.|
Andrew Mitchell Kudelka
|Artist and writer Jeff Weigel will be at Hometown Comics to sign copies of the New York Times bestseller "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Zombies," as well as his "Atomic Ace" series of books.|
Everyone who attends is guaranteed free comics! Doors open Saturday May 1st at 10am. First 50 people in line get a $5 coupon to spend in the store, plus some fun extras, SO GET HERE EARLY!!!!
Win a 2009 Scooter valued at $3200! Habitat For Humanity representative will here to sell raffle tickets @ $10 each for the Scooter! No more than 500 tickets will be sold!
|Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics|
|11 AM – 2 PM|
Andrew Pepoy – Andrew is the Eisner-winning and Hugo-nominated artist from Fables, Jack of Fables and The Simpsons. Andrew will be on hand to sign and sketch (time permitting) for fans. Andrew's work is also featured in the FCBD 2010 Bongo Comics Free for All comic that will be available for FREE on FCBD. (Supplies limited).
Amazing Fantasy Books and Comics
|Have Fun Collectibles|
|Special guest artists Cory Hamscher, Mike McMahon, and Bill Douglas at Have Fun Collectibles for Free Comic Book Day. Also, live music, raffle prizes, game demos, local radio personalities, and a costume contest.|
Have Fun Collectibles
|Alter Ego Comics|
|Alter Ego Comics will be hosting Marjorie Liu (writer of Dark Wolverine, Black Widow, NYX) and Sean McKeever (writer of Teen Titans, Young Allies, Siege Young Avengers, Ravenger, Nomad).|
Alter Ego Comics
|From noon – 7 PM on May 1st, Daydreams Comics will be hosting the following creators for FCBD:|
Writer/Artist Phil Hester (Darkness, Anchor, Green Arrow, Ant-Man)
Store opens at 10 AM.
|Pop Culture Comix|
|1) – Podcast by YouTube's Geekvolution: Capt. Logan & Vince will do a remote broadcast featuring guests, creators and comic reviews|
2) – From Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments: See how all those cool super-hero ornaments are created. Free give-away collectible, full-size Hallmark figures. Hosted by Hallmark Production Development Manager Kurt Gaulke & Hallmark Editorial Strategist Kevin Dilmore
3) Cameron Cooke – Bluewater Productions Comic Book Writer
4) Mike Sullivan – Virtual Infinity Comics Owner/Creator
5) Bill Hook – Cartoonist, Illustrator & Graphic Designer
6) Various Star Wars costumed characters from the 501st
Pop Culture Comix
|Comics 2 Games|
|On FCBD10, Comics 2 Games welcomes Tony Moore (Marvel and Image Comics Artist -Punisher, Ghost Rider, Walking Dead, Fear Agent) and Ringtail Café (with their new all-ages book, The Confectionaries) from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.|
Plus, costumed characters, gaming, Yu-Gi-Oh sneak peek and more!
Comics 2 Games
|Collectors Corner Inc.|
|Free Comic Book Day 9 AM – 9 PM + (After Party! 9 PM – 11 PM)|
Scheduled Creator & Character Appearances (all artists and characters will appear from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM on May 1st)
Writers and Artists:
Jo Chen (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Runaways)
Character Appearances: (Catwoman, Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Cat, Daredevil, Elektra, Magneto, Supergirl, Rorschach, Venom, Iron Man, Wolverine, Hawkeye, Ozymandias, The Comedian, Batman, War Machine, Hulk, Deadpool, Superman & Wonder Woman)
Join us for our first FCBD at our all NEW LOCATION making us the largest comic book store in Maryland! 4,000+ Square Foot of Comics, Games, Toys and more!
20% Off Everything in the store on Free Comic Book Day!
FREE Pizza & Refreshments for everyone All Day!
Game demonstrations, Trivia Contest, Art Contest & more!
Havre de Grace
|Washington Street Books|
|Washington Street Books (located in downtown Havre de Grace, on the corner of Washington and Pennington Ave.) is excited to celebrate Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 1st, from 11-5 P.M. This will be our 6th year to participate in the International Event to promote reading and comics. Free comics will be given to anyone who comes in, so come see us!!!!|
Guest appearances by the following celebrities from 11- 3 P.M.:
Greg Cox : Author and novelist, who is well known for his Star Trek Novels and his novel based on the Comic Series 52.
Chelsea Carr: Political cartoonist for the Record Newspaper, and Author / Artist of Baltimore Betty! a paper doll book.
Stormtroopers from Maryland's 501st Legion in full gear!
The Dominator in Costume from The Dominator Comic book …Comic series : Comics for Cancer
Washington Street Books
|Cards Comics & Collectibles|
Cards Comics and Collectibles
|Friendly Neighborhood Comics|
|Friendly Neighborhood Comics is proud to host Craig Rousseau (Perhapanauts, Iron Man Armor Wars), the artist of Marvel's Free Comic Book Day entry Iron Man: Supernova!|
Friendly Neighborhood Comics
|Appearing at Comicopia on FCBD 2010:|
11 AM – 3 PM: Nichol Ashworth writer of one of the Fraggle Rock stories in the
Ming Doyle, artist of The Loneliest Astronauts!
|New England Comics Brockton|
|Appearing at New England Comics on Free Comic Book Day will be comic author Ron Marz (Witchblade/Darkness/Green Lantern/Silver Surfer). Marz will be at the Brockton store from 10:30am-1:30pm.|
New England Comics Brockton
|New England Comics Harvard|
|Appearing at New England Comics on Free Comic Book Day will be comic author Ron Marz (Witchblade/Darkness/Green Lantern/Silver Surfer). Marz will appear at the Cambridge/Harvard store from 4pm-7pm.|
New England Comics Harvard
|TJ Collectibles is pleased to announce that Nichol Ashworth (writer of this year's Archaia Entertainment's Mouse Guard/Fraggle Rock FCBD book [Fraggle Rock segment]) will be in-store signing from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Saturday May 1st.|
We will also be having a massive sale on back issues for only $1.00, discount books reduced even further, a HUGE sale on TPB's and HCs. FREE Lantern rings with every comic purchase! BIG manga sale, unbelievable deals on new books!
Tons of free comics!!!!!!
Comic Book trivia to win rare variants!
Show up as a comic/anime character!
|On Saturday, May 1st, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, That's Entertainment in Worcester Massachusetts, "New England's Largest Comic Book Shop", will join with thousands of comic book shops around the world to celebrate the unique American art form that is comic books. The day has been dubbed "Free Comic Book Day," and its goal is to introduce as many people to the wonders of comic books as possible.|
Comic Book Inker: Mark McKenna
Comic Book Inker: Bob Almond
Illustrator: Eric Merced
Artist: Mark Marderosian
|Green Brain Comics|
|Green Brain's current guest list includes but is not limited to:|
Jason Howard (Astounding Wolfman)
Green Brain Comics
|Detroit Comics will have Michigan native Jeffrey Brown (author of two of our favorite graphic novels, Clumsy and Unlikely) signing from 12 noon to 4 pm, as well as fun and shenanigans the whole day long!|
|Rookies Sportcards Plus|
|Scheduled Appearance: Nicholas P. Myers (Harijan, A.N.A. Comics).|
Character Appearances: Batgirl, Supergirl, Captain America, The Flash.
Open Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM.
Rookies Sportcards Plus
|Collector's Corner, Inc.|
|Collector's Corner will be hosting local comic artist/self-publisher Daniel Mobley on FCBD May 1st 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. His creator-owned character, Octopus, will be making his debut in a black-and-white, limited edition preview book for only $1.00. He will also be signing those books, offering sketches and prints at low cost, so stop on in!|
Collector's Corner, Inc.
|Lange's Sports Connection and Comic Books|
|Appearing for FCBD10 is comic book Scott Rosema, who has contributed to Marvel's X-Men Adventures, Archie Comic's Space Ghost, and is currently contributing sketch cards to Marvel's card sets.|
Also in store for FCBD is the Great Lakes Garrison of the 501st; Star Wars characters like Stormtroopers, Sandtroopers and Clone Troopers will be on hand for meet-and-greet and photo ops!
Lange's Sports Connection and Comic Books
|In store for FCBD is Scott Rosema: Scott is a comic book artist who has contributed to Marvel's X-men Adventures, Archie Comic's Space Ghost, and is currently contributing sketch cards to Marvel's card sets.|
Also in store for FCBD is the Great Lakes Garrison of the 501st; Star Wars characters like Stormtroopers, Sandtroopers and Clone Troopers will be in store for meet and greet and photo ops!
Lange's Sports Connection and Comic Books
|Tony Miello, creator of Gapo the clown, writer and artist for Fat Momma, Wolfman Mac's Chiller Drive-In|
Brett Pinson writer (Wolfman Mac's Chiller Drive-In, Fat Momma, Boom Town Scabs, the Expendables)
Wolfman Mac host of Chiller Drive-In TV show on Retro Television Network
Kevin Leen artist and illustrator (Leenink.com)
Artist Adam Talley (The Expendables)
The Batmobile from Batman Forever (weather permitting)
Additional characters from the cast of Wolfman Mac's Chiller Drive-In
|3 Alarm Comics|
|On May 1st, Archie Comics creator Steven Butler will be at…|
3 Alarm Comics
|Local Comic Book (Scarab) and Children's Book (Thumb's Up Johnny) artist Lorenzo Lizana will be on hand doing sketches of your favorite characters from 10 AM – Noon or longer.|
|Krypton Comics is hosting these creators for in-store signings on May 1 for FCBD 2010.|
• Ray Park– Actor: Star Wars Episode 1, X-Men, Sleepy Hollow, GI JOE, Heroes.
The local 501st garrison will be here. Many costumed characters as well with a possible Snake Eyes and Iron Man!
|Jetpack Comics LLC|
|Cover artist Ed McGuinness and interior artist Craig Rousseau for the Free Comic Book Day offering Iron Man: Supernova FCBD 2010 Edition will be signing all day.|
Also appearing: artist/writer/editor Rich Woodall – Zombie Bomb, Johnny Raygun; writer Ron Fortier – Green Hornet/Pulp writer/Daughter of Dracula; artist Jason Casey; writer/producer John Herman; artist Stephen Bobbett; artist/writer Rich Brunelle – The Fatsquad; artist/writer Josh Belanger – The Fatsquad; artist Dan Drew – The Gay Bride of Frankenstein/Severed Head Comics; artist/writer J.T. Falkenberg – Severed Head Comics; artist/writer Colin Tedford – Square Dance/Spinning World; artist Shaun O'Neil; artist Joseph Dellagatta; artist Mark Slater – Severed Head Comics; The Trees and Hills Comic Group; & The Barrington Middle School Comic Club.
|The Comic Book Market|
|This year The Comic Book Market is pleased to host Jacob Chabot, a New York City based cartoonist and illustrator. His comics have appeared in publications such as Nickelodeon Magazine, Mad Kids, Savage Dragon, and Marvel Comics. Jacob is probably best known for his comic The Mighty Skullboy Army, which was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2008. Recently, Jacob completed the X-Babies limited series for Marvel Comics. More examples of his work can be found at www.beetlebugcomics.com.|
The Comic Book Market
|Appearing at Comic Fusion from 12 noon – 5 PM on Free Comic Book Day will be Erica Hesse (Artist of The Key) and Will Torres (Artist of The Apneist).|
– FREE Comic Book!
– TAKE pictures with Super-Heroes!
– GET a cool Sketch or signed print!
– MEET awesome artists!
– OVER 100 Graphic Novels 50% Off!
|New World Manga|
|Over One Thousand Free Comics!|
Every visitor to New World Manga can receive up to FOUR free comic books (while supplies last) from our selection of over 30 titles specially created for Free Comic Book Day. Choose from: Archie, Superman, Shrek, Toy Story, GI Joe, Iron Man, Sonic, The Simpsons, Lady Gaga, Green Hornet, Avatar the Last Airbender, Owly, The Tick, and much more!
New World Manga
|Dewey's Comic City|
|On May 1st, Archie Comics creator Fernando Ruiz will be at…|
Dewey's Comic City
|Astro-Zombies will be having Aaron Campbell (Green Hornet and Sherlock Holmes) and Andy Kuhn (Firebreather, Rex Mantooth Kung-Fu Gorilla).|
|John Hebert, artist of Punisher, Ghost Rider and Captain Action will be making his unprecedented fourth consecutive appearance at Earthworld on May 1st for Free Comic Book Day from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM.|
|Pulp Nouveau Comix|
|Scheduled Appearances: Art Baltazar (Tiny Titans, Patrick the Wolf Boy) and Stephen Lindsay (Jesus Hates Zombies, Vaempir Testament).|
Pulp Nouveau Comix
|Comics for Collectors|
|Roger Stern will sign his new series of Amazing Spider-Man issues #627,628 and 629 (part of the "Gauntlet" series). Stern is the co-creator of The Hobgoblin and author of the 1992 hit novel Life and Death of Superman. 11 AM – 3 PM.|
Comics for Collectors
|Main Street Comics|
|On May 1st, Archie Comics creator Dan Parent will be at…|
Main Street Comics
|Forbidden Planet USA|
|On May 1st, Steve Mannion (Fearless Dawn, The Bomb, Warlash, Tales From the Crypt) will be signing from 1:00 – 5:00 pm at Forbidden Planet USA.|
Forbidden Planet USA
|Jim Hanley's Universe|
|Jim Hanley's Universe will be your one-stop shop for FREE comics and exclusive events on Free Comic Book Day in NYC!|
Beginning at noon, legendary creator and editor Jim Shooter (Legion of Superheroes, founder of Valiant Comics, former editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics) and artist Dennis Calero (X-Factor, X-Men: Noir) will be signing copies of Dark Horse Comics' FCBD offering featuring the new adventures of Doctor Solar and Magnus: Robot Fighter!
Later that evening we will be having our monthly stand-up comedy show in the JHU Underground absolutely FREE! This month's line-up includes Eric Bergstrom, Mark Normand, Ray Patton, Sean Patton, and Rory Scovel – all plus one of the hottest open mics in town!
Jim Hanley's Universe
|Heroes Aren't Hard to Find|
|On May 1st, Archie Comics creator Ian Flynn will be at…|
Heroes Aren't Hard to Find
|On FCBD10, Acme will host the following creators for free signings and sketches:|
Jeff Parker (Agents of Atlas, Thunderbolts, Underground)
Plus, appearances by: Superman, Deadpool, Stormtrooper, Spider-Man and G-Man!
|Join Packrat Comics May 1, 2010 with special guest appearance Nicholas Brendon of Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer during Free Comic Book Day. Plus, a Free Concert with stand up comedians to follow during our annual Nerd Night.|
Beginning at 10 AM on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 1, 2010:
Industry Professionals – Darryl Banks, Josh Medors, Uko Smith, Chris Sprouse and more!
Bouncy Castle for the kiddies
Join us for an afternoon of Free Fun for All Ages!
|Comics and Friends at The Great Lakes Mall|
|The Simpsons comic book writer Chris Yambar is coming to Lake County May 1, 2010, for an exclusive book signing celebrating Free Comic Book Day, at Comics and Friends comic book store in the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor.|
Yambar is winner of numerous awards from the 2001 Big Ameba Network Indi-Comic Awards, including Best Writer. His stories appear in Simpson's Comics Presents Bart Simpson, Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol, I Dream of Jeannie and Popeye. He is also publisher of Substance Comics, Moordam Comics and Comics Library International, which are also Ameba Award winners.
Comics and Friends
|York Comics & Cards|
|This year for Free Comic Book Day, York Comics & Cards will be hosting Marc Sumerak from Marvel Comics and comics legend Tony Isabella, who will be autographing his new book, 1000 Comics You Should Read.|
York Comics & Cards
|Things From Another World – Beaverton|
|Things From Another World – Beaverton|
4390 SW Lloyd Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97005
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12 PM – 3 PM:
1 PM – 2:30 PM
4 PM – 7 PM:
|Things From Another World – Milwaukie|
|Things From Another World Milwaukie|
10977 SE Main Street
Milwaukie, OR 97222
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12 PM – 3 PM:
12 PM – 3 PM
2 PM – 5 PM:
4 PM – 7 PM:
|Tony's Kingdom of Comics|
|Events run from 10AM-7PM. This year our guests will include;|
DUSTIN WEAVER artist STAR WARS, X-MEN, SHIELD
STAR WARS 501st CLOUD CITY GARRISON and KASHYYYK BASE REBEL LEGION.
We will be collecting food and donations for the the KEIZER FOOD BANK and
TONYS KINGDOM OF COMICS
|Cosmic Monkey Comics|
|On Saturday, May 1st, Cosmic Monkey Comics will be participating in Free Comic Book Day, and handing out free comic books to anyone who stops by the store (limit three per person)!|
Comics will include special issues of Iron Man, Sonic The Hedgehog, The Simpsons, Fractured Fables, G.I. Joe, Shrek, Archie and Superman
From 12 noon – 2 PM there will also be a signing for special guests including:
Our hours are 11 AM to 7 PM. Guests are encouraged to visit earlier in the day for their free comics, as supplies are limited.
Cosmic Monkey Comics
|Floating World Comics|
|We'll have dozens of new comics that are all totally free. Publishers often offer books that are great starting points to check out new series. We do not limit the number of books you can take, although we do ask that you don't take more than 1 of any title.|
From Noon – 3pm we'll have special guest, Amy Mebberson, in attendance to do sketches and sign books. She has worked for Disney and Laika animation studios, and is now the artist for many popular Boom Kids series like Muppet Show, Toy Story and Monsters Inc. We'll have free Muppet Show posters that she can sign as well as a limited edition Chicago ComicCon Muppet Show exclusive "blank" cover for sketches.
Floating World Comics
|Things From Another World – Portland|
|12 PM – 3 PM:|
Indy great Shannon Wheeler (Too Much Coffee Man) will be signing at our Portland location!
2 PM – 5 PM:
3:15 PM – 6:15 PM:
4PM – 5:30PM:
4PM – 7PM:
Things From Another World Portland
|Bent Wookee Comix|
|Bent Wookee Comix is a Gold Sponsor of Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 1! They'll be open from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm, and will be giving away Free Comics and having guest appearances by Johnstown's Spider-Man (from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm), Green Lantern, and a Third "Mystery" Costumed Hero!|
Bent Wookee Comix
|Comix Connection – Mechanicsburg|
|Comix Connection of Mechanicsburg is happy to present official Star Wars Artist Kevin Graham from 12PM- 4PM|
Comix Connection – Mechanicsburg
|On FCBD10, official Star Wars artist Kevin Graham will be on hand at Comix Connection – Mechanicsburg to sign autographs from Noon – 4:00 PM|
Comix Connection – Mechanicsburg
|Comics on the Green|
|On Free Comic Book Day 2010, Comics on the Green's special guest will be DC Comics artist Tom Derenick!|
Tom's work includes X-Men, Superman, Smallville, Justice League, Justice Society, the upcoming Green Lantern movie, and much more. Tom will be signing autographs, doing sketches and drawing commissions for fans from 11 AM – 4 PM.
Want to have your face painted like your favorite comic-book character? (Of course you do!) CandyFaces face-painting will be here from 11 AM – 3 PM.
And it wouldn't be Free Comic Book day unless we had some crazy sales on graphic novels, toys, back isssues, and more. Prepare yourself!
Comics on the Green
|Bennie's Comics and Cards|
|This year Bennie's Comics and Cards is featuring TWO artists! Returning from last year, Jeremiah Witkowski (www.youmeandsteve.com) will be doing cartoon sketches.|
Heather Krieter is our other guest artist. She's worked for several gaming card companies on properties like Bella Sara, Legend of the 5 Rings, World of Darkness, and Vampire: The Eternal Struggle. Come and see the beautiful art she's created! Visit her website at http://shamansoulstudios.com.
We are also hoping that Supergirl will return – providing she's not stuck on New Krypton, she'll be here as well. Get your picture taken with a darling, super girl!
Bennie's Comics and Cards
|Most Wanted Collectibles|
|Most Wanted Collectibles will be having a creator in the store for FCBD on May 1st:|
Dawn Best, freelance artist (Sonic the Hedgehog) and writer. Please check out Dawn's website at dawnbest.deviantart.comfor more of her great projects.
Additionally, the store will be having a HUGE SALE on comic books, toys, graphic novels, & more!!
Most Wanted Collectibles
|Brave New Worlds – Willow Grove|
|Brave New Worlds' Willow Grove location will be hosting Marvel creators Duane Swierczynski (writer Cable, Punisher) and Billy Tan (artist X-Men, Thor), who will be signing on Free Comic Book Day between 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.|
Brave New Worlds
|Comix Connection – York|
|Comix Connection of York is happy to present cartoonist John Kovaleski in the store from 10AM – 2PM!|
Comix Connection – York
|Appearing at Comix Connection – York from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on May 1st will be cartoonist John Kovaleski.|
Comix Connection – York
|Richard's Comics & Collectables|
|For this year's big FCBD event, Richard's Comics & Collectables will be hosting:|
• Chrissie Zullo (Cinderella Cover Artist, Star Wars Sketch Cards)
Guests will be on hand from 11 AM – 7 PM. Costumed Characters will also make appearances during the day.
Richard's Comics & Collectables
|Mountain Empire Comics|
|Artist Gary Kwapisz (The Savage Sword of Conan) will be signing will be from 10am to 3 pm|
Mountain Empire Comics
|Austin Books & Comics|
|Austin Books & Comics is going to be joined by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt, the writer and artist of The Sixth Gun! FCBD will be the debut of the new supernatural Western from Oni Press, and we'll have plenty of copies of The Sixth Gun #1 available to be signed. We've read the first issue, and are thrilled to have Cullen and Brian here for what is sure to be a BIG debut.|
Amongst the already-huge amount of choices, we'll be adding even more Free Comic options for all age groups.
Everyone who stops in that day may also enter our door prize drawing, with the grand prize being a $100 Austin Books Gift Certificate! More free comics, essentially.
Free Comic Book Day is about showing everyone how great comics are for promoting literacy (and as fun reads)! Many of us first got excited about reading through comics, and now we're eager to support a wonderful event that does the same for the next generation. Bring a friend. Bring a BUNCH of friends!
Our favorite day kicks off at the highly caffeinated hour of 8:00 AM! Wake up early, or stumble in late – just be sure to make your way to Austin Books for the biggest comic event of the year!
|Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin|
|Fan-favorite bestselling Star Wars writer Aaron Allston will be at Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin to sign both his newest bestseller Backlash, as well as copies of his previous work, starting at 10:00 AM.|
In addition, Brian Clevenger, writer of Atomic Robo and the webcomic 8-Bit Theater; Scott Chitwood of theforce.net, ComingSoon.net and co-founder of Red 5 Comics; Bill Williams, a long-time DC writer and inker, author of the webcomic Sidechicks and co-writer of IDW's Angel; and Matt Frank, artist, writer and designer for Marvel, IDW and Bluewater comics and Big Name Fan in the Godzilla Fandom (including contributions to G-Fan Magazine) will also all be at Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin at 10:00 AM!
Rob Osbourne of The Accountants, The Nearly Famous Zango and Talking Noggins will be signing starting at 10:00 AM. We will also have Jason Neulander of Intergalactic Nemesis will also be signing at 10:00 AM.
Plus, Lucy in Disguise, a local Austin costume shop, will be on hand showing off some of their awesome fandom-related costumes, starting at 10:00 AM!
Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin will also be hosting a canned Food Drive with the Capitol Area Food Bank – but we're doing it traditional geek style! In exchange for each canned good you give, Dragon's Lair will give you one raffle ticket. At the end of the event, the store will draw tickets and the winner will receive a Kick-Ass Package that includes a signed movie poster, graphic novel and other goodies!
For those of our customers who can't give to the food drive, we have our traditional trivia contest! Answer trivia questions for a chance to win raffle prizes!
All winners will be contacted at Free Comic Book Day.
Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin
|Zeus Comics and Collectibles|
|Join Zeus Comics and Collectibles on Saturday, May 1st as they bid farewell to PVPonline cartoonist Scott Kurtz. This is Scott's final signing before moving to Seattle.|
We'll be joined by James O'Barr, Joe Eisma and David Hopkins, too.
Plus, thousands of FREE comics and the return of the mighty quarter comic sale!
Saturday May 1st from 10 am – 6 pm
Zeus Comics and Collectibles
|Rogues Gallery Comics & Games|
|Rogues Gallery will be playing host to a variety of creators on Free Comic Book Day, including:|
• Paul Tobin (Writer: Marvel Adventures, including this year's Iron Man: Supernova)
Full signing schedule and more information available at our official website soon!
Rogues Gallery Comics & Games
|Tyler Kirkham (Ultimate Fantastic Four, Transformers vs. the Avengers, Fusion, and much more) will be appearing for the majority of the afternoon.|
|The following creators will be at Dragon's Keep signing comics and doing sketches for fans on Free Comic Book Day!|
Creators arrive at 10 AM:
• Travis Walton: Iron Man, Superman, Teen Titans, & more!
Dragon's will also be having prizes and great sales on back stock comics, trade paper backs and more!
Salt Lake City
|Black Cat Comics|
|On hand at Black Cat will be Derek Hunter, creator, writer, and artist of Pirate Club, as well as Chris Hoffman, creator, writer and artist of Banana Panic.|
Black Cat Comics
|Night Flight Comics|
|Saturday, May 1st is Free Comic Book Day!|
Stop by Night Flight Comics' two great locations and pick out a free comic book (while supplies last)!
– FCBD at Night Flight Comics (Library Square – 210 E. 400 So.) will start at 11:00 a.m. and end at 6:00 p.m.
– FCBD at Night Flight Comics (6222 South State Street) will start at 11:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m.
Meet X-Men Writer Chris Claremont at Library Square!
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Comic book artists and writers will be in front of The City Library auditorium to autograph comics and do sketches for kids!
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. — Mutants Unite! X-Men "godfather" Chris Claremont discusses his writing, X-Men and the mutant experience in The City Library Auditorium. (To win free tickets RSVP at www.night-flight.com)
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. — Artist signing session with Chris Claremont (X-Men Forever), and local artists: Bill Galvan (Archie, Simpsons), Patric Reynolds (Hellboy), Jake Black (TMNT, Supergirl), and Quinn Johnson (Rune Stone).
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. — Dewey Lecture: My Life in Comics by Chris Claremont.
PDF link of this information here: www.night-flight.com/ChrisClaremont/images/FCBD2010PR.pdf
Night Flight Comics
Est.1986 | 23 Years of Reading Fun!
|Meet comic artist, Chad Hardin: (Warlord, Farscape, Marvel Apes: Spider-Man, The Spirit and others). Get a cool Sketch or a signed comic!|
To celebrate Free Comic Book Day, Comics Plus has several events planned for the day, including a BIG Store Sale all day long, the biggest sale of the year!
• 50% off all back issue comics
• 25% off all new comics
• 25% off all trade paperbacks & hard covers
• 25% off all anime
• 25% off all games 25% off all toys & action figures
Costumed characters: Supergirl, Spider-Man, 501st Star Wars
Iron Man 2 movie ticket giveaways
Come see the customized Marvel Harley Davidson motorcycle and of course, get FREE Comics!
|Richmond Comix, Inc.|
|Appearing for Free Comic Book Day will be: Franco Aureliani (Tiny Titans, Billy Batson & the Magic of SHAZAM, Patrick the Wolf Boy, & Weirdsville).|
Richmond Comix, Inc.
|Jake Myler, one of the artists on Archadia Comics' Mouse Guard/ Fraggle Rock flip book, will be signing comics from 12 noon – 3 PM on May 1st at Zanadu Comics' downtown store.|
|Comic Book Ink|
|Starting at 10:00am on Saturday, May 1st, 2010, Comic Book Ink will host its 7th Annual Celebration for folks who love comics and everything about them! While supplies last, the shop will be giving away FREE specially marked comics throughout the day.|
"This year promises to be our biggest yet with over forty (40) different titles to choose from…" said store owner, John Munn, "There is literally something for everyone young and old…whether its your first comic ever to you four thousandth!"
Don't forget, we will also giving away a FREE Marvel HeroClix of War Machine from this Summer's Iron Man 2, while supplies last!
In addition to demonstrations of HeroClix (from WizKids) we will also be providing demos of Monsterpocalypse from Bellevue, Washington's own Privateer Press!
"We are also lucky to have a huge number of returning guests to this year's Free Comic Book Day," Munn continued, " With members of the 501st Legion of Star Wars Recreationists, phenomenal Sketch Artist Jesse Munoz, the folks from the Lakewood Regal Cinemas will be on hand to give out FREE posters, comic book fans dressed up as a myriad of characters, including Black Cat, our costume contest a chance to meet some of Tacoma's own phenomenal rollergirls, The Dockyard Derby Dames and more! But we also have a few more 'special events' up our sleeve."
"This is an event that couples the fun and accessibility of comics with the promotion of literacy for all ages," Munn finished, "While having a number of sales to cap it off! And we're not stopping our celebration there!"
Comic Book Ink was established in 2002 as a community oriented store and with the hopes of establishing the shop as a public meeting place, as well as cultural center, for those who love, or want to learn more, about comic books. The shop is a Five Time Nominee for The Will Eisner Spirit of Retailing Award (2004-2008).
Comic Book Ink
|From 11:00 AM – Noon on Free Comic Book Day, Darren G. Davis, President of Bluewater will be signing Female Force, Political Power, and other Bluewater produced comics.|
From Noon – 2:00 PM, Neal Bailey (author of several Female Force Comics) will be present to autograph his creations: Female Force Hillary Clinton, Female Force Sarah Palin, Female Force Michelle Obama & Female Force Caroline Kennedy.
|Galaxy Comics Games & More|
|Writer John Jackson Miller (Star Wars, Mass Effect, Iron Man) will be signing from 1-3PM|
GALAXY COMICS GAMES & MORE
|On May 1st for FCBD10, Jason Paulos (EEEK!, Hairbutt The Hippo) will be signing the Fearless Dawn/Asylum Press sampler at Kings Comics from 9:00 AM till 12:00 noon.|
British Columbia – Vancouver
|Elfsar Comics & Toys|
|On FCBD10, Elfsar Comics & Toys welcomes:|
• Camilla D'Errico (FCBD 2010 Fractured Fables, Nightmares & Fairy Tales, Burn, & Avril Levigne's Make 5) 2pm-6pm
• Steve Rolston (Ghost Projekt, Emiko Superstar, Escapists, TMNT, One Bad Day, Queen & Country and Pounded) 12pm -2pm
• Diana Greenhalgh (Nova, War of Kings: Warriors, BloodRayne, Chronicles of Dr. Herbert West) 2pm-4pm
• Toren Atkinson (Acts of Violence, Exploded View) 4pm-6pm
Two Publishers will also be at Elfsar: Cloudscape Comics & Critical Hit Comics
Here is our official page: http://www.elfsar.com/FCBD/2010/Event.htm
Ontario – Brampton
|Scheduled to appear at Stadium Comics on Free Comic Book Day from 10 AM – 6 PM:|
Ken Lashley ('Black Panther', 'The Flash' 11am-6pm)
Plus more to be announced!
Ontario – Guelph
J. Torres (writer: Lola, Teen Titans Go, Sidekicks, Alison Dare, Wall-E)
Scott Chantler (creator: Northwest Passage, Two Generals, artist: Days Like This, Hawaiian Dick)
Lots of great books for kids, and cupcakes!
Ontario – Kingston
|4-Colour, 8-Bit Comics & Games|
|Join creators Ronn Sutton (Honey West, Elvira) and Janet Hetherington (Eternal Romance, Elvira) at 4-Colour, 8-Bit Comics & Games from 12 – 5 pm in Kingston, Ontario on Free Comic Book Day!|
4-Colour, 8-Bit Comics & Games
Ontario – Kitchener
|Lookin for Heroes|
|Appearing from noon till 3 PM on FCBD at Lookin for Heroes:|
Mel Taylor (writer) Growing up Comics, Bootleg
Back Issue comics are 50% off all day during FCBD!
Lookin for Heroes
Ontario – Mississauga
|Image Collections Presents Our Famous Parking Lot Free Comic Book Day Event… All Day Long!|
One of the oldest & largest Free Comic Book Day Events in Canada is only 15 minutes from Toronto. Come on down every year for a Giant-Sized Celebration of the medium of sequential storytelling…
8:30am – 6:00pm – Over 100 Comic-Related Interactive Activities, Live-In-Person Debates, Discussions, Jams, Presentations, Showcases, Showdowns, Teachings, Workshops, and more! Come support these fantastic creators:
– McHozer Comics, a rising Canadian Comic Book Studio/Publisher http://mchozers.com
Image Collections Free Comic Book Day 2010 Outdoor Event:
Easy 2 see 'Picture Album' of just some of the events planned for Saturday:
Bring your camera, sketchbook, hat, a fold-up chair, samples of your work, the neighbourhood kids, and multiple opinions, along with yourself:
Lineup begins at 8am, events commence at 9:00am, Store opens at 10:00am, FREE COMICS start at 11am. Prove your worthiness in 'The Way of the Comic' and attend a memorable and interactive day of fun!
In celebration of the fine art of everything Pilgrimish, we'll also be hosting a…
Scott Pilgrim Love-In @ Image Collections FCBD 2010:
'Iron Man 2' blockbuster movie discussion @ 2:00pm!
Draw comics, chat comics, meet artists, writers, local celebrities, and sales…Up to 80% OFF!
Ontario – Toronto
|Paradise Comics is happy to participate in the 8th annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with a special gathering of creators.In attendance.|
The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear is an illustrated children's story about three friends who discover an important truth about equality and how to appreciate one another.
AND AS A SPECIAL TREAT WE WILL ALSO HAVE LIANA K ,
We will be giving out over 20 different individual comics from a variety of publishers including Marvel,D.C, Dark Horse and many others
|Silver Snail Comics|
|Silver Snail Comics will be celebrating Free Comic Book Day from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm with superhero-costumed staff, Stormtroopers (courtesy of the 501st Garrison), nerd girls (courtesy of nerdgirlpinups.com), and of course FREE comic books!|
Silver Snail Comics will also be having an all day in-store sale. And, don't forget all our DC and Marvel graphic novels are now 20% off the US cover price!
Silver Snail Comics
Quebec – St-Laurent
|Eisner Nominated Artist Cameron Stewart (Batman & Robin, Catwoman, Sin Titulo, BPRD, Hellblazer) and Artist J Bone (Batman: The Brave & the Bold, DC Super Friends, Alison Dare)|
Schedule to be determined.
We'll also be having our Anniversary Sale, so everything in the store will be discounted!
Cosmix also has many more activities planned, for more info; you can visit our websit
Saskatchewan – Saskatoon
|8th Street Books & Comics|
|Scheduled Appearance: Tom Grummett (Death of Superman, X-Men Forever).|
8th Street Books & Comics
|Join us on FCBD 1PM-3PM and meet special guest artists:|
LEINIL YU (Secret Invasion, Ultimate Avengers 2, Wolverine)
GERRY ALANGUILAN (Ultimate Avengers 2, X-Force, Wolverine)
ED TADEO (X-men, Wolverine)
HUGE FCBD SALE!
All back issues in our bins, only P50 each.
10-50% off everything in stock…graphic novels, toys, manga, and more!
Raffle prizes every half hour
The Mayhem begins at 10:30 AM. Don't miss it!!!
|Join GnB Comics on FCBD from 1 PM-3 PM and meet special guest artists:|
Storm Lion Artists:
Zid (City of Dust, Black Light: Tango Down)
Huge FCBD Sale!
|Swedish horror sensation Kim W. Andersson signs his debut album Love Hurts during FCBD at Staffars Serier.|