Fernando Ruiz, Fabio Redivo, Anthony Marques, Nick Justus, Angie Fernot, and Henrik Jonson sign at Dewey’s Comic City on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!
Returning for his 11th annual Dewey’s Comic City FREE COMIC BOOK DAY appearance is Archie Comics artist and writer Fernando Ruiz (Archie Comics, EPIC, Kubert School instructor), Fabio Redivo (artist on the forthcoming EPIC anthology titles, and a Kubert School instructor), Anthony Marques (artist EPIC anthology, Kubert instructor) and Nick Justus (artist Bluewater Productions). We would also like to welcome members of the 3rd year graduating class of the KUBERT COMIC ART SCHOOL – Angie Fernot and Henrik Jonson!
Dewey’s Comic City
13 Park Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
George Pérez, Greg Horn, Clay & Seth Mann, and Shawn Surface sign at Coliseum of Comics on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!
George Pérez – Legendary writer and artist of such books as Superman, The New Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, Justice League of America, The Avengers, Crisis On Infinite Earths and the upcoming Worlds’ Finest. (Time: To be announced)
Greg Horn – Cover artist on Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, Mystique, Blackest Night, Wonder Woman, and Secret Invasion. (Time: To be announced)
Clay & Seth Mann (the Mann Boys) – The Fraternal art team of Magneto Not A Hero. (Time: To be announced)
Shawn Surface – Artist on The Ultimate-7.
Coliseum of Comics
Seminole Towne Center
177 Towne Center Circle, Sanford, FL 32771
Writer Jason Aaron signs at Star Clipper Comics on Saturday May 5, 2012 from 10:00am till 3:00pm!
Free Comic Book Day is a single day (the first Saturday in May each year) when participating comic book shops all across the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to all comers! Star Clipper in the Delmar Loop always participates in this hugely popular event, to be held Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. We will feature comics from Ape Entertainment, Archie, Archaia, Boom!, Dark Horse, DC, Drawn & Quarterly, IDW, Image, Top Shelf, Disney and Marvel!
This year we will celebrate with comic-themed live entertainment by area bands, superheroes in costume and host our special guest or honor writer Jason Aaron (SCALPED, WOLVERINE, and the current smash hit series WOLVERINE & THE X-MEN)!
The schedule of events is as follows:
Jason Aaron Meet & Greet: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Voltron Live: 10 a.m to 12 p.m
“Supergrunt” (band Bunnygrunt performing a set of superhero covers): 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Losing Controllers (Live video game music): 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The return of Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
MoYo (Missouri State Yoyo Freestylers) with DJ: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. -
Local Lo-Fi electronic act 3 of 5 will be playing a short set of Nintendo3DS music between each musical act.
Star Clipper Comics
6392 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63130
John Romita Jr. appears at the Hard Rock Cafe on Las Vegas Blvd on May 4th and 5th to try and break his world record for consecutive sketching and raise money for the Heroes For Jordan Foundation. If you ever wanted to get a sketch from JRJR that will be your weekend. A limited edition Kick-Ass II #7 blank cover was made for the event.
Comic Oasis has joined with the Romita Foundation and the Candle Lighters of Nevada for the Heroes For Jordan Sketch-a-thon. Contact them if you are interested in volunteering.
Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas
3771 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Ethan Beavers, Patrick Barr, Jeremiah Perkins, Clay Atkin, Chad Pickrel, and Paco Galvez sign on Saturday May 5, 2012 at 10am for Free Comic Book Day!
Bonanza Books & Comics
2308 McHenry Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
Writer Joe Kelly signs at The Comic Book Depot on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!
The Comic Book Depot
2847 Jerusalem Ave, Wantagh, NY 11793
Scott Wegener, Sara Richard, Roger Andrews, and many more sign at Double Midnight Comics!
Saturday May 5th is Free Comic Book Day and this year we’re celebrating 10 years in business so we’re throwing a BIG party! Here’s some of what you can expect:
Tons of FREE comics – See the list at www.freecomicbookday.com, the list is fantastic!
Special Guests – Scott Wegener (Atomic Robo)
Sara Richard (Kitty & Dino)
Roger Andrews (Super Hero Squad)
Jerry Fleming (Mars Attacks & Marvel trading cards)
Darren Garnick (writer Burt Ward Boy Wonder)
Our most epic costume contest at the store EVER! Prizes to be awarded to the top 3 costumes and we will be giving out prizes to the top kids’ costumes too! Everyone that comes in costume gets more free comics than anyone else, that includes kids!
A coloring contest for kids!
Make sure to check out the FCBD after party! We’re hosting a FREE bowling party over at Spare Time Bowling and then heading out on the town for Cinco De Mayo!
Free Comic Book Day will be just 1 part of our 4 day 10th Anniversary Extravaganza that will start on May 3rd with the Hippo De Mayo Taco Tour and the midnight screening of the Avengers! It continues on Friday with a Star Wars sale, the launch of Magic Avacyn Restored and Free Comic Book Night (come sample some mature readers books)! It all wraps up on Sunday – details coming soon!
Double Midnight Comics
245 Maple St, Unit 11, Manchester, NH 03103
David Petersen, Tradd Moore, and Justin Jordan sign at Larry’s Comics on Saturday May 5th from 9:30am – 12:30pm for Free Comic Book Day! Larry is hosting a coloring contest for kids to win a set of Mouse Guard HCs and one aspiring artist will be picked to have their Luther Strode pinup appear in an upcoming issue! Plus facepainting, free hotdogs with Larry’s secret sauce, and of course FREE COMICS!
68 Lakeview Avenue, Lowell, MA 01850
All Creators will appear 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (unless noted otherwise)
Greg LaRocqoue (Web of Spider-man, Legion, Flash, Exiled Studios)
Marc Hempel *2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.* (Neil Gaiman’s SANDMAN, Mad Magazine)
AVATAR PRESS – (Publisher of CROSSED, Ferals, Lady Death & more)
H.C. Noel (Mr. Scootles)
Michael S. Bracco (Birth & Novo)
Nathan Getz (No One)
Tony Calandra (No One)
Chris Hewitt (The Living Corpse)
Dan Dobry (Love in the Time of Damnation)
Vince Sneed (Forty Winks, Pixie)
Dave LaMason (Unbearables)
Mike Riley (I Taste Sound)
PLB Studios (MD Eastern Shore Based Comic Publisher)
Ver Curtis (Moonstone Comics)
John French, Carlos Taylor, Kata Dales & many, many more!
Character Appearances: Booster Gold, Storm, Batgirl, Scarlet Witch, Black Cat, Magneto, Hawkeye, Spider-man, Wonder Woman, Lady Deadpool, Batgirl II & Street Fighter Cammy
7911 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234
Jamal Igle (KISS, The Ray, Supergirl) and Eric Deschamps (Wizards of the Coast Magic card Artist) sign at Alterniverse on May 5th for Free Comic Book Day from 12 noon to 6 p.m.
2517 Rte 44 (10 Washington Hollow Plaza), Salt Point, NY 12578