I’m not sure what planets had to align for these two events to fall on the same day, but I’m hoping the resulting apocalypse will wait long enough for me to finish reading my stash! Be sure and check out your favorite local comic book shop to see what they’ve got going on. Here’s a short list in no particular order of what I’ve found so far.
- Zeus Comics Events – Actor Peter Mayhew, Writer/Artist Phil Jimenez, Artist Stephen Sadowski, Web Cartoonist RK Milholland, Artist Robert Wilson, Artist Chad Thomas, Artist Benjamin Hall, Writer David Hopkins, and additional costumed characters.
- Boomerang Comics - Join us Saturday, May 4 all day as we hand out thousands of FREE COMICS, enter in the Kids Costume Contest and win prizes from our sponsors LEGO and DK Publishing, get your face painted with your favorite super hero, meet the Real Ghostbusters, and take advantage of our famous sales!!
- Lone Star Comics Plano – Special guests, in-store broadcasts, costume contest, and, you guessed it, free comics!
- Lone Star Comics Central Arlington – Star Wars LCG, Clan Murraan, Star Wars X-Wing Minis Charity Tournament, and Kids Costume Contest
- Lone Star Comics Fort Worth – School Graphic Novel Giveaway, Trivia Contest, Kids Costume Contest
- Keith’s Comics Mockingbird – Gotham City’s Characters, Costume Contest, DeLOL live stream, Free Ice Cream!
- Keith’s Comics North Dallas – Artists Pat Binder and Keith ‘KEZ’ Wilson
- Keith’s Comics Garland Fire Wheel Mall - Leia and her troops will be on hand, and first 20 through the door get a “bonus bag.”
- More Fun Comics Denton – Fundraiser for the Denton Animal Shelter Foundation, Appearances by Jake Ekiss and Paul Milligan of Space Gun Studios, and lots of local deals.
- Area 51 Gaming & Collectibles - FREE Comic Book Day is Saturday! Come in for tons of FREE stuff, a Storewide sale, Cosplayers and so much more! Special events include Dragon's Maze booster drafts, Heroclix super Tourney for a Brick of boosters and so much more. Don't miss FCBD 2013 at Area 51!
- Cosmic Comics Grand Prairie – Artists Eddie Medina and Jason McLean. Its free to attend, free comics, live music, food and the kids can have their pictures taken with real life comic characters! Come out and join the fun.
- C-Bam Comics Garland – Free Comics and characters, such as Catwoman and the female Captain America, Dallas Fan Girl.
- Comic Book Craze – Free comics, ScifiFX.com podcasting, and author Todd Boddy of THE EXIT.
Stay tuned for updates and if you know of one that I’ve missed, let me know and I’ll get it posted! Also, if you are out and about and take photos, please share with us!