NB – Free Comic Book Day 2017 Signing

Nick Bradshaw, Danica Brine, Larry Higgins, Adam Atkinson, André Boulard, Nathan Salmon, Devin Taylor, and Paul Bertin appear at The Comic Hunter on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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The Comic Hunter
467 Main St. Suite 300, Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 1C2
+1 506-855-4950

CA – FCBD: Valerian Signing

Director Luc Besson and actor Dane DeHaan will be greeting fans and signing the Valerian comic book at Meltdown Comics on Saturday May 6, 2017 from Noon till 2:00 PM to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

Luc Besson a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway (1985), The Big Blue (1988), and Nikita (1990), all using a distinctive style dubbed Cinéma du look by critics. Besson has been nominated for a César Award for Best Director and Best Picture for his films Léon: The Professional and The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc. He won Best Director and Best French Director for his sci-fi action film The Fifth Element (1997). He wrote and directed the 2014 sci-fi thriller film Lucy.

Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline- visionary writer/director Luc Besson advances this iconic source material into a contemporary, unique and epic science fiction saga.

Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) are special operatives for the government of the human territories charged with maintaining order throughout the universe.

Under directive from their Commander (Clive Owen), Valerian and Laureline embark on a mission to the breathtaking intergalactic city of Alpha, an ever-expanding metropolis comprised of thousands of different species from all four corners of the universe. Alpha’s seventeen million inhabitants have converged over time- uniting their talents, technology and resources for the betterment of all. Unfortunately, not everyone on Alpha shares in these same objectives; in fact, unseen forces are at work, placing our race in great danger.

Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
323.851.7223

UK – FCBD: Torchwood #2.1 Signing

Neil Edwards signs TORCHWOOD 2.1* at Forbidden Planet Liverpool on Saturday 6th May from 1:00 – 2:00 PM to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and the rest of the crew of the Ice Maiden investigate a case the likes of which even they haven’t seen before! Does the ship’s unconventional crew have what it takes?

Neil Edwards has worked on numerous titles for Marvel and DC, including Fantastic Four, Dark Avengers and DC Rebirth, including Green Lantern and Justice League. He’s the artist on Titan Comics’ Assassin’s Creed and Torchwood series as well as providing the artwork for Titan Comics’ much-celebrated Doctor Who: The Four Doctors.

* Please note that the Torchwood comics are not free – only FCBD Branded titles are free.

Forbidden Planet
92 Bold Street Liverpool L1 4HY
0151 707 1491

CA – FCBD: Fresh Off the Boat Signing

Press Release:

To celebrate the release of the FRESH OFF THE BOAT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY special from Boom! Studios, FRESH OFF THE BOAT cast members Hudson Yang, Forrest Wheeler and Ian Chen will be appearing at The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, May 6th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  On Sunday, May 7th, Hudson and Forrest will also be appearing at The Comic Bug in Culver City from noon to 2:00 p.m. The three young actors portray Eddie, Emery and Evan Huang on the hit ABC show and will be signing copies of the comic book tie-in at both store events.

Debuting with 10 million viewers, the critically acclaimed family comedy series Fresh Off the Boat (Tuesdays at 9pm on ABC) comes to the world of comics for Free Comic Book Day 2017! Fresh Off the Boat is the story of a Taiwanese-American family living in Orlando in the 1990s and comically explores themes of immigration, assimilation, and identity. BOOM! Studios teams with producers 20th Century Fox Television and the creative team of Fresh Off the Boat to capture the show’s authentic spirit and humor in comic form.

Introducing the the Legion of Dopeitude! Tying into the episode, “Pie vs. Cake” airing on May 2 at 9:00 p.m., this Free Comic Book Day special reveals the characters created by Eddie and Emery for a comic book contest on the television show! Pick up a copy of this book on Free Comic Book Day and see what they created!

“Fresh Off the Boat” Set in the mid-‘90s, 12-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang (Hudson Yang) and his family are adjusting to their new lives in suburban Orlando. New schools, new friends, new neighbors, new traditions – yet still holding true to their family values and their continual pursuit of the American Dream.  Inspired by a true story, “Fresh Off the Boat” stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery, Ian Chen as Evan, Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Chelsey Crisp as Honey and Ray Wise as Marvin.  “Fresh Off the Boat” was written by Nahnatchka Khan, who also serves as executive producer and showrunner. Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar are executive producers. The series is produced by 20th Century Fox Television for ABC.

Both days will feature thousands of free comics, dozens of creators and cosplayers and lots of fun for the whole family!

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The Comic Bug
1807 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 372-6704

4267 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90230

WA – Free Comic Book Day 2017 Signings

Comics Dungeon celebrates Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017! FCBD is 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! Plus, 15% off all trade paperbacks and graphic novels! 25% off kids comics!

Special guests:
Kevin Hanna, artist and creator of The Clockwork Girl
10AM-11:30am!

Dev Madan, artist of Zombie Camp
12PM-1:30am!

Heather Nuhfer, writer of My Little Pony and Monster High
2PM-3:30pm!

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Comics Dungeon
319 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 545-8373

GA – Free Comic Book Day 2017

Adam Hughes, Afua Richardson, Omaka Schultz, Jenevieve Broomall, Josh Hood, Dimitri Walker, and more appear at Galactic Quest on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Galactic Quest
116 E Crogan Street SE, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

CA – Free Comic Book Day 2017 Signing

Abe Lopez, Andy Park, Brianna Garcia, Chynna Clugston-Flores, Drew Edward Johnson, Danny Silva, Richard Garcia, Rön Jöseph, Tom Hodges, Mike Vasquez, and more appear at Comics Toons N’ Toys on Saturday, May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Comics Toons N Toys
13542 Newport Ave, Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 730-2117

TX – FCBD: Batman #1 Variant Signing

Artist Scott Williams appears at The Bearded Monk at 8:00 PM on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Presented by Nerd Nite Denton and More Fun Comics and Games.

Scott Williams has been working with the top talents in the comics world for over 20 years, and is most famous for being the artist/inker who helped give Image Comics their distinctive style when the upstart imprint launched in the ’90s. Besides his bold inkwork, Williams gained recognition helping with the coloring duties on the popular Joe Madureira series Battle Chasers. He’s also worked on books for every major publisher during his distinguished career, with notable runs for both DC and Marvel.

Williams has previously worked on X-Men, WildCATs, Gen¹³, Batman, Superman, and the crossover WildC.A.T.s/X-Men as well as Justice League, but more recently has inked All-Star Batman and Robin, penciled by Jim Lee and written by Frank Miller.

In 1993, he was nominated as a finalist for an Eisner Award as Best Inker, and in 2012 Scott was the Co-Recipient of the The Joe Sinnott Hall of Fame Award from the Inkwell Award committee.

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The Bearded Monk
122 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76201

IN – FCBD: Little Guardians Signing

Ed Cho and Lee Cherolis, the creators of the Little Guardians ongoing fantasy comic series from Scout Comics will be signing from 11am – 5pm on Saturday, May 6th at Downtown Comics North in Castleton to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

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Downtown Comics North
5767 E 86th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
(317) 845-9991

UK – FCBD: Emma Vieceli Signing

Artist Emma Vieceli appears at Dark Side Comics from 11am – 3pm on Saturday May 6, 2017 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

From self-publishing to some of the biggest book publishers in the world, Emma loves telling stories with pictures. Her work includes: Doctor Who for Titan Comics, the New York Times-bestselling Vampire Academy graphic novel series for Penguin Random House, Avalon Chronicles for Oni Press and the critically acclaimed independent web series, BREAKS with co-creator Malin Ryden. She is now working on the Alex Rider series for Walker books, The Adventures of Supergirl for DC comics, and provides guest art for titles like Marvel’s Young Avengers, IDW’s Jem & The Holograms & Vertigo’s Dead Boy Detectives. Alongside comics, she worked on the A&E television series, Bates Motel, providing the sketchbook found by Norman Bates. That’s right, we’ve got Jem & The Holograms, Supergirl and Doctor Who artist IN-STORE!!! She’ll be here all day with prints, sketches and signing!!

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Dark Side Comics UK
47 Viaduct Road, CM1 1TS Chelmsford, Essex
+44 1245 357656

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