Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Free comic book day, taking place on the first saturday of may, is an annual promotional effort by the north american comic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. Superherofilled free comic book day breaks record at the. Joe field knew what he was doing when he proposed the idea of a free comic book day in 2001. As the name indicates, it is the day when retailers across the globe will give out free comic books to anyone that walks into the store. Planning ahead is the key so that you and your kids know what to expect. Free comic book day event cancelled in florida because it. Stan lee likes free comic book day and you should too. Riverdale comic hints the actual satan is part of the cw series. See more ideas about free comic books, free comics and superhero party.
Celebrate free comic book day with dc super hero girls dc. In the days first six years, more than 2000 retailers in more. As the impact and spread of the coronavirus covid19 continues to evolve, diamond comic distributors has made the difficult decision to postpone the event to. Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books on free comic book day. Actually, while both of the notions above are true, free comic book day came about as a way to get people who perhaps had never before read comics.
At pikes peak library district, we have joined forces with our local comic book store, escape velocity, to organize great events throughout the district. And free comic book day gives michel a chance to reach out to the community. They have special events, have parties, and celebrate the love of reading of comics. Free comic book day ideas posted on april 17, 2015 june 25, 2015 by christie, geek in librarians clothing anyone who has ever met me knows that i am in love with comics and graphic novels. Headed to a comics shop for free comic book day this saturday. Free comic book day details and tips you need to know. The more than a decadeold allday event is a boon for local business but more importantly its a day of celebration for all at north jersey comic book stores, where fans of superheroes and. A special issue of the amazing spiderman is one of many comic books available nationwide on free comic book day. Free comic book day is the first saturday of every may and publishers release a special line of single issue comics at a reduced cost to retailers and libraries for distribution and in celebration of comics. Some of the best titles to get your hands on this free. Saturday is free comic book day at newbury comics near.
Free comics is one of the best things in this life that is free. The first saturday of may every year is celebrated around the world as free comic book day. But the former is based on record store day, another day that aims to drive folks away from online and back to brick and mortar stores. Clawdeen wolf and yeah you get the general idea gets a comic in. If you are a comic book fan or just love free things, you are in luck saturday, may 6 is free comic book day. At last count, over 2,000 retailers in 30 countries participate in this fun filled day. The holiday has been around since 2002, when sam raimis spiderman came. The first graphic novel from a sitting member of congress, presid. Full descriptions of free comic book day gifts for 2020 gold. The first saturday in may so this year may 7, comic book stores around the country have purchased specially created comics and give them away to comic lovers of all ages. Free comic book day promotional items quality logo. Founded in 2002 and held on the first saturday of may, free comic book day is a major annual promotion every year by the north american comic book industry to try and attract new readers to the genre by luring them to independent comic book stores. While the purpose of free comic book day is actually to bring new readers into independent comic book shops, there is no reason that librarians and libraries cannot partner with comic shops and use free comic book day to celebrate it as a day of comic book and graphic novel reading appreciation.
Use these free comic book day tips to have an enjoyable time. The last saturday in april, some comic book retailers double up and celebrate both independent bookstore day and free comic book day. Arcudi, john, howard, zach, irwin, mark, howard, zach, anderson, brad. Check out some tips on how to prepare for fcbd to make it an awesome day of fun and free comics. Three free sites and three commercial sites does not make for a long or wellstocked list of free comic book sites, but to be honest i had some trouble finding such sites. Some ideas for free comic book day so tomorrow is free comic book day, the day when comic shops across the country and in canada. In that spirit, here are a host of useful promotional tools to help you start spreading the good word about free comic book day 2020 saturday, may 2nd show your fcbd spirit get the news out to your family, friends, coworker, classmates, community, whoever. Maybe youre not that into comics, but youd like to be. Free comic book day event cancelled in florida because it wouldnt mix well with the art crowd free comic book day event cancelled in florida because it wouldnt mix well with. Six sites with free digital comics the digital reader. Taking place annually on the first saturday in may, free comic book day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across north america and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Aaron haaland of orlandos a comic shop explains their feeling about free comic book day and what it could and should be a shop of ideas. On this special day, fans of all ages get to dedicate an entire day to celebrating all of their favorite superheroes. How many free comic books can you get on free comic book day.
Comics shops around the country will open their doors today for the annual celebration of the occasionallyfunny books that are. Spencer, nick, ottley, ryan, ottley, ryan, rathburn. Now in its ninth year, the annual free comic book day is a bit of all those things and more. Currently, diamond comic distributors is tasked with coordinating the event that was thought of by joe field of flying. Marvels free comic book day titles, featuring spiderman, the guardians of the galaxy, avengers and captain america, are available online for free. Check out what stan has to say about free comic book day, which takes place on the first. Free comic book day ideas a geek in librarians clothing. Yes, the most wonderful time of the year for receiving wonderful free comics is nearly herein fact, its. See more ideas about free comic books, superhero party and superhero. Free comic book day, may daily calendar holidays by.
Free comic book day free comic book day 2020 has been postponed until later into the summer. That being said, i have so much fun going to the comic book store, and talking to other comic book enthusiasts and reading comic books together. Top shelf celebrates free comic book day with 32 pages of excerpts from march book one, book two, and book three coming summer 2016. Today, we got the official announcement of the top.
Comic book stores in the netherlands and belgium celebrate free comic book day on the first saturday and sunday of may. Class is in session, so join the dc super hero girls as they learn how to become super heroes and master their super powers. The official page for free comic book day which is the first saturday in may every year. Apr 9, 2014 explore laglibrarys board free comic book day. Free comic book day is this coming saturday, may 6, and various comic book stores are doing special giveaways and events.
Here are your shiny, free comics for free comic book day 2018. As the impact and spread of the coronavirus covid19 continues to evolve, diamond comic distributors has made the difficult decision to postpone the event. Buy photo jean michel inside his comic store, megabrain. Have superhero fun on comic book day unique gift ideas. Its almost free comic book day, and you know what that means. For those of you who dont know, fcbd is the first saturday of every may where comic book publishers selects a few of their comics and gives them out for free.
And saturday is the best day for folks to stop by because its free comic book day, the annual event where fans and. This year celebrates the fifteenth anniversary of fcbd. Receive emails that include the full text of each days posts, starting with a. Free comic book day fcbd is always the first saturday in may, and there are so many fun programs and activities that can be done to celebrate. Have you heard of free comic book day, but were never sure about how to bring this annual event into your library. Free comic book day is more than just a day for kids to get a new book of funny cartoons to read. Free comic book day 2019 features an amazing selection of comic book titles for the industrys most anticipated annual event which happens saturday, may 4, 2019 at participating comic book shops worldwide. Kinnick grieves, 4, left, dressed as superman, gives a high five to chad mommer of waterloo, superman on the right, at free comic book day at the core saturday in cedar falls. On this day, participating specialty comic book stores give out free comics to anyone visiting their stores.
Celebrate free comic book day this saturday, find participating stores. Free comic book day 2003 no title indexed table of contents ultimate xmen cover 1 page report information pencils adam kubert inks art thibert colors richard isanove. What you should pick up on free comic book day wired. Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm monday 12 pm to 6 pm tuesday 12 pm to 6 pm wednesday 10 am to 10 pm thursday 10 am to 10 pm friday 10 am to 10 pm. Scarecrow, the cape and mark irwin green lantern, brightest day, xmen. If you are a comic book fan, chances are you already know that it is free comic book day tomorrow and the guardian have written this handy guide to some of the best participating stores in and around the uk. Today is free comic book day, so participating comic book shops will be giving away as many as 50 comic books for free. Free comic book day might be five months away, but you can already start preparing for all the free comics youll be able to read right now. Its never too early to prepare for free comic book day. Free comic book day is a day when independent comic book stores give out free comics. Free comic book day is the frightening prequel to aliens.
Local comic book shops will be flooded on saturday for free comic book day. Gratis comic tag as the holiday is called, is celebrated annually on the second saturday of may. Its a day when people can see how some of the biggest movies and television shows of recent years all got started. Spiderwoman, star wars, batman, robin, spawn, the resistance, firefly, and more. From avengers to doctor who, there are 50 titles up for grabs from both large and small comic book publishers free. Keep on file card number we do not keep any of your sensitive credit card information on file with us. Mostly, though, its a fun chance to get some free reading material. We only head the names, publishers and assorted details for the silver free comic book day 2020 titles the other day. Celebrate free comic book day with dc super hero girls. Head on out to your local comic book store, and get hooked. Many shops across the country celebrate free comic book day with events signings. Free comic book day is a single day the first saturday in may each year when participating comic book shops across north america and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores.1142 123 1616 681 1526 69 861 1084 176 479 440 630 415 985 834 1642 36 461 648 1129 239 598 1387 1605 1623 33 896 951 1192 712 729 996 289 812 477 1017 1465 850 422 1086 1239 578 589 1115 145