MD – FCBD: Girls with Slingshots Signing

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Cartoonist Danielle Corsetto appears at Beyond Comics on Saturday May 3rd from 2:00 till 5:00 pm for Free Comic Book Day!

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Beyond Comics
18749 B North Frededrick Road Gaithersburg, MD 20879
(301) 216-0007

MI – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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Artist Gene Ha (JLA, Top 10) signs at Detroit Comics on Saturday May 3rd from noon till 3:00 pm for Free Comic Book Day!

Detroit Comics
23333 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, MI 48220-1362
(248) 548-2669

NC – Free Comic Book Day 2014

acme-fcbdJoe Quinones, Maris Wicks, Yale Stewart, Jacob Chabot, Erica Henderson, and many more sign at Acme Comics on Saturday May 3, 2014 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Press Release:

The countdown is on as Acme steps into the next age of the Triad’s oldest & largest comic book store, consolidating their creative power back into the Lawndale Shopping Center and strengthening it’s partnership with Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema to bring you the best Free Comic Book Day ever!

2014 IMPROVEMENTS

–57 different comic offerings, up from last year’s 52, PLUS whatever other promo books we find around the shop to add to the mix! The first 50 people in line are guaranteed a copy of each book, an offer so appealing it pushes the physical boundaries of the official Free Comic Book Day bags!

–The air-conditioned and waterproofed Sketch Pavilion in Acme Comics Presents will be streamlined to get you through the line faster than ever before while ensuring all attendees that would like to have the opportunity to get their books signed and get a one of kind commission can do so for FREE!

–Geeksboro’s main floor will also play host to even more artists with which to visit!

–Discover more about one of our favorite publishers as we screen Sequart’s Image Revolution featuring length documentary in the 48 seat theatre downstairs in Geeksboro!

–Get to know renowned local cosplayers like Ed “Static Shock” Newsome, Caitlin “Robin” Rhyne, Ian “War Machine” Raulston, and many, MANY more on the sidewalks of the Lawndale Shopping Center!

–FREE face-painting by Munchie & Me!

–Once again, hang out all night and all day and all night again at Geeksboro as our pals down the sidewalk will be open straight through on Friday for the food, beverages, and facility conveniences for anyone camping out over night, all day Saturday to provide refreshments and entertainment to event-goers, and until 2 AM Saturday night for the after-party to beat all after-parties!

–Pub-style Superhero Trivia on Saturday night complete with cash & comic prizes!

–Have small children and want to avoid some of the crowds? Stop by to pick up a bag of books and visit with creators at the Greensboro Children’s Museum (6 books, 3 artists) and the Windsor Recreation Center (4 books, 4 artists) from 10 AM – 1 PM!

Creators Appearing at Acme Comics & Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema:

Thomas Boatwright – Orc Girl, Cemetery Blues, Halloween Legion, Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo

Jacob Chabot – Mighty Skullboy Army, Hello Kitty, Voltron Force, SpongeBob

Casey Coller – Transformers Robots in Disguise, Transformers More than Meets the Eye

Chris Giarrusso – G-Man, Aw Yeah Comics, Mini Marvels, Bullpen Bits

Erica Henderson – Subatomic Party Girls, Atomic Robo Real Science Adventures

Sandy Jarrell - Batman ’66, Meteor Men, Wasteland

Tracy Lee Quinn – freelance illustrator, Free Comic Book Day poster

Joe Quinones – Ultimate Comics Survive, FF, Batman Black & White, Batman ’66

Amanda Rachels – Flesh of White, Arcana’s the Book, Clown Town

Gregg Schigiel – Pix Teenage American Fairy, SpongeBob Comics, X-Babies

Brian Smith – Stuff of Legend, Intrepid EscapeGoat, Uncle Ant

Yale Stewart – JL8 (Little League), Nova

Randall Trang – Roller Girl & the Flying Sidekick

Michael Watkins – Sonic the Hedgehog, Transformers

Maris Wicks – Primates, Yes, Let’s, Batman Black & White

Kelly Yates – MonstHer, Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time, Doctor Who: Fairytale

Acme Comics
2150 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408
336-574-2263

CA – FCBD: Rise of the Magi #0 Signing

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Image co-founder MARC SILVESTRI appears at Golden Apple Comics on Saturday May 3rd for Free Comic Book Day! Marc is debuting his BRAND NEW Top Cow/Image comic: RISE OF THE MAGI #0.

Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
323-658-6047

CA – FCBD: My Little Pony Signing

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Amy Mebberson (My Little Pony) signs at Beach Ball Comics on Saturday May 3rd from 11:00 am till 2:00 pm for Free Comic Book Day!

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Beach Ball Comics
3024 W Ball Rd Ste G, Anaheim, CA 92804

ON – Free Comic Book Day 2014

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The Beguiling is proud to welcome two of the creators that are doing official Free Comic Book Day Books, Ed Piskor, creator of Hip Hop Family Tree, and Tom Scioli, writer/artist of GI Joe vs. Transformers. Both creators will be signing and sketching their FCBD books for fans on Saturday May 3rd from 12pm-6pm (with a few breaks in there), and copies of both of their books will also be available for sale. The Beguiling will also have a great selection of other FCBD books for teens and adults on hand!

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The Beguiling
601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7

MA – FCBD: Frank Tieri Signs

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Press Release:

New England Comics is proud to announce that author FRANK TIERI, the most beloved man in comics, will appear at New England Comics Brockton for this year’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on Saturday May 3, 2014!

Frank Tieri is a highly successful comic book writer whose credits include:

-DEADPOOL
-WOLVERINE
-BATMAN UNDERGROUND

Also he was the writer on the wildly popular MARVEL vs CAPCOM 3 Video game and has written for Marvel’s ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN.

Keep your eyes attuned here for future information on this years Free Comic Book Day this May 3rd.

New England Comics – East Crossing Plaza
716A Crescent Street, Brockton, MA 02302
Phone 508-559-5068

FL – FCBD: Detective Comics Signing

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Artist Jason Fabok appears at Mike’s Comics for a signing as part of their Free Comic Book Day celebration on Saturday May 3rd, 2014! Jason is a Canadian-born comic book artist working for DC Comics. He is currently working on Batman: Detective Comics with writer John Layman.

Attendees can also receive Tickets to the upcoming Galaxy Comic Con!

Mike’s Comics
8110 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, Florida 32809

Scene on the Web Weekly: May 6-12, 2013

MegaCon 2014 makes their first guest announcements, Geoff Johns hints at SDCC media announcements for DC, and Free Comic Book Day reports come in. All that and more in this week’s Scene on the Web!


Scene on the Web Weekly: May 6-12, 2013

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C2E2, Stumptown, Calgary and beyond: comics culture takes over North AmericaC2E2, Stumptown and the Calgary Expo are all far behind in our rearview mirror, and I meant to write this up last week, but even as everyone is scrambling to get ready for TCAF, I felt like this year’s C2E2 in Chicago-the fourth one-finally defined it as a show that serves a local need and belongs on the comics calendar, and the confluence of a weekend when two other major shows in other categories were taking place demonstrated the strength of not only fandom but the creator contingent.
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The Comics ReporterBy Tom Spurgeon * here are a few notes about Stumptown Comics Fest 2013, held in the great comics city of Portland, Oregon over the weekend just past. * to be clear about something right up front: I accepted the offer of a hotel room from the convention organizers for the majority of my stay at the show.
InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOMGreen Mustard Entertainment is raising funds for InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOM on Kickstarter! Invader ZIM fans unite! Help make the ultimate fan experience happen *one last time* with InvaderCON III: FINAL DOOM!
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OR – Free Comic Book Day 2013

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Terry Dodson, Erika Moen, Michael Avon Oeming, and more sign at TFAW on Saturday May 4, 2013 for Free Comic Book Day!

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Press Release:

Saturday, May 4 is Free Comic Book Day, and we’re throwing a fantastic celebration the entire family can enjoy. Choose up to 10 free comics while supplies last, save up to 60% on thousands of items, and shop $5 doorbusters.

Portland FCBD Schedule:

9:00 am: Doors open!
11:30-1:30 pm Signings:
* Terry Dodson – Uncanny X-Men, Captain Marvel
* Erika Moen – Bucko, DAR
* Jeremy Barlow – Mass Effect, R.I.P.D.
2:00-4:00 pm Signings:
* Joshua Williamson and Vicente Navarrete – Captain Midnight, Sketch Monsters
* Michael Avon Oeming – Victories, Powers, Thor

Special Guests: Free demos by Espionage Cosmetics from 12-3; the Pirates of PDX YAR from 10-2.

Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway, Portland, OR 97232

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