MD – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Filip Sablik, Steve Conley, and John Gallagher sign at Cards, Comics & Collectibles on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Cards Comics and Collectibles
100 A Chartley Dr., Reisterstown, MD 21136

FL – Free Comic Book MAY 2012

Rebekah Isaacs, Jim Fern, Nelson Ortega, Joe Kuzma, Sebastian Piccione, Neil Jorge, Marcus Grant, Aaron Baker, and more sign at Famous Faces and Funnies on Saturday, May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Press Release:

Free Comic Book MAY begins with Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5 at Famous Faces & Funnies!

We will have 10 FREE COMICS PER PERSON every Saturday in May!

May 5, we will have several great artists and comic book creators including Rebekah Isaacs, Jim Fern, Nelson Ortega, Joe Kuzma, Sebastian Piccione, Neil Jorge, Marcus Grant, Aaron Baker and more! Creators will be signing comics and sketching all day!

We will have the Star Wars 501st Legion and other special guests in costume and just about everything in the store is on sale, so please help us spread the word about our biggest event of the year!

More details coming soon, but make sure you can join us for our craziest, most exciting day of the year Saturday May 5 and every Saturday in May to get some amazing FREE COMICS!

Spend $3 every Saturday in May and you get a free graphic novel! Pick from our favorite first volumes like Y: The Last Man, Walking Dead, The Boys, Irredeemable, Scott Pilgrim, Fables and much more!

RSVP on Facebook!

Famous Faces and Funnies
3000 W New Haven Avenue, West Melbourne, FL 32904

MA – FCBD: Avengers Signing

Artist Paul Ryan signs at That’s Entertainment on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day! Paul will be drawing free sketches of Avengers characters!

That’s Entertainment
56 John Fitch Hwy, Fitchburg, MA 01420

MS – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Steve Scott, Mitch Byrd, Steven Butler, John Dell, and Wade Acuff sign on Satuday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Steve Scott – Penciller for Batman, Indiana Jones, Creeper, Bloodrayne, X-Men and Avengers.

Mitch Byrd – Penciller for Green Lantern, Guy Gardner, Robocop, Shi and Predator.

Steven Butler – Penciller for Spider-Man, Sonic, X-Men, Punisher and Superman.

John Dell – Inker for X-Men, Batman, AVX, Superman, Spider-Man, Justice League of America and Blackest Night.

Wade Acuff – CG Modeler for Lord of The Rings, designer for Nickelodeon’s Lazytown.

Costumed Characters will be on hand all day.

Auctions and Raffles will be held all day with all proceeds going to buy books for the local libraries.

3 Alarm Comics
15210 Lemoyne Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39532

MA – FCBD: Green Lantern Signing

Come meet Keith Champagne, writer/artist/inker for titles such as Green Lantern Corps, The Mighty, JSA, War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath, 52, Batman, Uncanny X-Men, Superman, and lots more! He will be signing books and doing head sketches for fans for FREE (limit 1 per customer) on Saturday, May 5th for Free Comic Book Day!

TJ Collectibles
160 Main Street, Milford, MA 01757

NC – Free Comic Book Day 2012

Cullen Bunn, Jacob Chabot, Jeremy Dale, Chris Giarusso, Brian Hurtt, Dan Khanna, Amanda Rachels, Craig Rousseau, Gregg Schigiel, Brian Smith, Yale Stewart, and Kelly Yates sign at Acme Comics on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

More info here!

Acme Comics
2150 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408

VA/MD – Free Comic Book Day 2012


Jeremy Whitley and Jorge Aguirre sign at Big Planet Comics on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

RSVP on Facebook! 11am – 1pm

Big Planet Comics
426 Maple Ave. E, Vienna, VA 22180


RSVP on Facebook! 3pm – 5pm

Big Planet Comics – College Park
7315 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740

WA – Free Comic Book Day 2012

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Clayton Crain and many more sign at Comic Book Ink on Saturday May 5, 2012 for Free Comic Book Day!

Press Release:

Tacoma, Washington’s COMIC BOOK INK, is thrilled to announce the return of the nation’s BIGGEST “Comic Book Holiday”…FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!! (

Starting at 10:00am on SATURDAY, MAY 5th 2010, Comic Book Ink will host its 9th Annual Celebration for folks who love comics and everything about them! While supplies last, the shop will be giving away FREE SPECIALLY MARKED COMICS throughout the day.

“This year promises to be our biggest yet with over THIRTY-SEVEN (37) DIFFERENT TITLES to choose from…” said store owner, JOHN MUNN, “There is literally something for everyone young and old…whether its your first comic ever to you four thousanth!”

“We are having a GUEST OF HONOR at this year’s event! Marvel Superstar Artist CLAYTON CRAIN,” Munn reported happilu, “This is the first time we have had a Guest of Honor since our very first Free Comic Book Day in 2003 with ADAM KUBERT. Clayton will be producing a SPECIAL EDITION of his phenomenal SKETCHBOOK! We don’t know how many he is bringing, but folks will want to be there early to guarantee they get one!”

With companies ranging from the Big Two (DC COMICS and MARVEL), the largest of the Independent Companies (DARK HORSE, IDW and IMAGE) to the smallest (ASPEN, ARCHIA, ONI and TOP SHELF to name a few)…all of the industry is coming out to play!


Don’t forget, we will also giving away a FREE MARVEL HEROCLIX of THOR, from this Summer’s GREEN LANTERN Movie Opening June 17th at the Lakewood Regal, while supplies last!

And, don’t worry, we’ll show you how to use him in a game with demonstrations of HEROCLIX (from WIZKIDS GAMES)!

“We are also lucky to have a huge number of phenomenal new, and returning, guests, joining World Famous Comic Book Artist, CLAYTON CRAIN, to this year’s Free Comic Book Day,” Munn continued, ” With members of the 501st LEGION of STAR WARS RECREATIONISTS,a chance to meet some of Tacoma’s Own Phenomenal Roller Girls, THE DOCKYARD DERBY DAMES, the phenomenal SKETCH ARTIST JESSE MUNOZ, JAMES STOWE, MARK BRILL and MARK MONLUX from the CARTOONIST LEAGUE OF ABSURD WASHINGTONIANS, Characters from the Dead Gentlemen/Zombie Orpheous Films including, JOURNEYQUEST and THE GAMERS, Members of the indie smash Web Series THE COLLECTIBLES, Plus the folks from our neighbor, the LAKEWOOD REGAL CINEMAS, will be on hand again to give out FREE POSTERS, comic book fans dressed up as a myriad of characte for our ANNUAL COSTUME CONTEST and MORE! But we also have a few more ‘special events’ up our sleeve.”

“This is an event that couples the fun and accessibility of comics with the promotion of literacy for all ages,” Munn finished, “While having the BIGGEST BACK ISSUE SALE IN THE COUNTY to cap it all off! There is literally NO BIGGER CELEBRATION of FREE COMIC BOOK DAY happening in the Tacoma / Lakewood / University Place Area! ”

COMIC BOOK INK (located at 2510 S. 84th Street, Suites 15A-B, Lakewood, WA 98499) was established in 2002 as a community oriented store and with the hopes of establishing the shop as a public meeting place, as well as cultural center, for those who love, or want to learn more, about comic books. The shop is a SEVEN TIME NOMINEE for the WILL EISNER SPIRIT of RETAILING AWARD (2004-2010).

For more information about FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, on SATURDAY, MAY 5th from 10:00am until 10:00pm, please contact John Munn at (253) 761-4641 or at the shop located at 2510 S. 84th Street, Suites 15A-B, Lakewood, WA 98499.

CA – FCBD: Alpha Girl Signing

Press Release:
Illusive Comics & Games is hosting Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5th from 9am to 7pm. There will be special free comics for the public, and a huge storewide sale as part of their annual Free Comic Book Day celebration.
This is a family friendly event and admission is free and open to the public.
Titles include: The Avengers, DC Comics: The New 52, Spider-Man, Star Wars, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Transformers, Serenity, Sonic The Hedgehog, Yo Gabba Gabba, Peanuts and many more!
The creative team Alpha Girl, by Image Comics, will be on hand to sign their new hit comic. Co-Creator Jean-Paul Bonjour, co-creator and writer Jeffrey Roenning, penciller Robert Love, and inker Dana Shukartsi will be signing from 10am-2pm.
The philanthropic costuming club The 501st Legion will have seven Star Wars Storm Troopers on-hand to pose for photos and welcome kids of all ages to the world of comic books. Also on hand will be a Balloon Twister and local Illustrator, Gaz Gretsky.
A portion of profits from all activities will benefit Autism Speaks.
Illusive Comics & Games, formerly Brian’s Books, is the largest comic book and gaming store in the Silicon Valley. It is also one of the few women-owned comic book stores in the world.
Illusive Comics & Games
2725 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Santa Clara, CA 95051

NJ – Free Comic Book Day 2012

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

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