Tip: May 6th is FREE Comic Book Day

0220fb9b78e95870ed766b9e3c75f993_comic-book-clipart-7490-comic-book-superhero-clipart_1402-1068 (1).pngDid you know that May 6th is FREE Comic Book Day?  Me either until I started poking around the event postings on Facebook.  How cool is that?

Below is a small sample of what you can expect in honor of Free Comic Book Day!

Nostalgia, Ink. – 10a – 5p (Jackson)
Great deals on new and old comics, tabletop games, toys and action figures, plus there will be a chance to meet onsite artists drawing sketches for commission and selling original artwork.  In addition, cosplay artists will be onsite between 12p and 2p (or later) to show off their costume making skills.   And as if that wasn’t all, there will be a drawing for raffle prizes to boot!

Dire Comics – 11a – 7p (Howell)
Dozens of free comic books will be given away to the public including Wonder Woman, Zelda, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Rick and Morty, and Attack on Titan.  In addition to the comic book giveaway there will be  giveaways, guest speakers, and WHMI will be broadcasting from the store live at 11a.

Summit Comic & Games – 12p – 9p (Lansing)
Free comic books distributed while supplies last during normal business hours on Saturday!

BC Comix – 12p – 10p (Battle Creek)
Come on in and grab free swag, subscribe to new comics, enjoy deals, and scope up a free comic book!

To find a participating store near you, log on to Free Comic Book Day’s official website here.


Honorable Mentions:

DC Universe – 10:30a – 12:30p (Portland)
Join the Portland District Library and harness your super powers, meet Batman, and take over with games and crafts with the DC Superhero Girls, go to training camp, win prizes and more!   Capes will be for sale for $10/each or $18/each with matching T-shirt.

Comic Night at the Lansing Lugnuts – 6p – 10p (Lansing)
Purchase game tickets online or buy at the gate (while supplies last).  Event kicks off at 6p with the gates opening and welcoming the first 500 fans with a free Guardians of the Galaxy comic book.  Meet your favorite superheros and the Ghostbusters throughout the game.  Meet comic book artists and enter to win great prizes.  The first pitch will be thrown at 7p.   Stick around following the game for the LAFCU fireworks display!

Have we missed an event that celebrates FREE Comic Book Day?  Please comment below and let us know!



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