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Thread: May 5th is Free Comic Book Day

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    May 5th is Free Comic Book Day

    Which store are you going to visit to get your free comics?
    Free Comic Book Day

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    Join Date
    Mar 26, 2008
    Love the free book day events.
    Gonna be a little weird this year tho - my kids are visiting with relatives.
    Anybody know a good comic shop in Springfield, MO I can point them towards??

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    Join Date
    May 21, 2011
    Free comic book day is simply amazing! I have no idea why I only heard about it 2 years ago when it’s been going on for 10 years!

    The associated movie this year is The Avengers (FCBD was first held on May 4th, 2002, something I found funny). Last year it was Thor, and we got The Mighty Thor, detailing his life in the comic-book world (which just made the movie Thor even better because I got all the references). I wonder if we'll get a book like that for The Avengers, detailing their formation, etc. That would be cool.
    Last edited by Operation:Mego; Apr 28, '12 at 1:57 PM.

    The event where the fans are separated from the true fans.

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    Join Date
    Apr 3, 2010
    Gamma Base
    I've loved FCBD for years! Always a highlight of the calendar.
    Great opportunity to sample some books you might not otherwise buy, and also to get some cool exclusive stories featuring your favourite characters.

    I always get my books from my local independent comic book store. They have no limitations on the number of books you can take.

    But my local branch of FP simply doesn't do FCBD. They say it's too much hassle. Spoilsports!

    Looking for the following Mego "Comic Action Heroes" accessories: Penguin's umbrella and Green Goblin's satchel/shoulder bag.

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    Join Date
    Dec 30, 2007
    Not all that wander are lost
    free comic day was only fun when there were comic shops around.Stupid bad economy ruined it.Closest one is over 1 1/2 hours away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rche View Post
    Love the free book day events.
    Gonna be a little weird this year tho - my kids are visiting with relatives.
    Anybody know a good comic shop in Springfield, MO I can point them towards??
    There is a search box to find participating stores if you have your relatives' zip code.

    previews of the free comics here, if you need help to try and decide which ones you want...
    Free Comic Book Day - The Comics

    The Avengers Tie In book is for the upcoming Ultron storyline.

    Publisher: MARVEL COMICS
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Bryan Hitch
    (W) Brian Michael Bendis
    (A/CA) Bryan Hitch
    Start reading with this POINT ONE issue. Prepare for the upcoming high-stakes Avengers event with a battle between the Avengers and the Intelligencia, the return of SWORD, and the disappearance of Spider-Woman!

    Publisher: DC
    (W) Art Baltazar, Franco, Various
    (A) Dario Brizuela, Art Baltazar, Various
    This super sampler is the place to check out Green Lantern Adventures and Young Justice, two sensational new comic series from the DC Kids line based on Warner Bros. Animation's popular Green Lantern: The Animated Series and Young Justice, featured on the upcoming DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network in 2012. The sampler includes two exciting, all-new stories that readers of all ages will enjoy. Plus, get a sneak-peek at the brand-new Superman Family Adventures monthly series from the Tiny Titans creative team!

    Publisher: DARK HORSE
    (W) Andrew Chambliss, Felicia Day (A) Jonathan Case, Dexter Vines (CA) Georges Jeanty & Various
    (W) Andrew Chambliss, Felicia Day
    (A) Georges Jeanty, Jonathan Case, Dexter Vines
    Buffy has never needed a vacation so badly as she does now - with the world overrun with zompires and other fallout from Season 8. Luckily, Spike has got the perfect solution: a "spacecation"!
    Having lost their regular real-life meeting place, the Guildies are having a little trouble finding a new location they can all agree on. A little in-game battle becomes the deciding factor, and the circle follows the decree of the winner: the beach?!

    Publisher: HERMES PRESS
    (A) Dan Spiegle (CA) Photo
    (A) Dan Spiegle
    Uncle Martin (our favorite Martian) is a stow away on a rocket to Mars! Art by Silver Age great Dan Spiegle; supplementary artwork by Mike Arens; photographs from the original 1963-66 TV show.
    Last edited by samurainoir; Apr 28, '12 at 2:02 PM.

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    Join Date
    Dec 31, 2004
    Rome NY
    I don't even hit my LCS anymore, ordering everything on-line...
    Think OUTSIDE the Box! For the BEST in Repro & Custom Packaging!

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    Join Date
    Jun 3, 2007
    Aw Yeah Man! I will be HERE!!!

    Aw Yeah Comics

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    Join Date
    Feb 15, 2004
    Where Creatures Roam
    I have to make a special trip, and outside of Superman and Atomic Robo nothing really gets my attention. No Mignola freebie this year.
    Planet Earth is Blue

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    Join Date
    Jul 3, 2008
    The Baxter Building
    I want that Martian comic! And there's a Burt Ward comic this year to go with last year's Adam West.

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