April 29, 2010

Free Comic Book Day in the DFW area

Aragones-art_smaller It’s everybody’s favorite time of year (I’m taking a guess) and it’s this Saturday at a Comic Book Shop near you!

Lone Star Comics - Plano

The countdown continues! Just FOUR MORE DAYS until THE YEAR'S BIGGEST DAY FOR COMICS! The 9TH ANNUAL FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010, celebrating the writers, artists, and -- most importantly -- the FANS of this groundbreaking and crucial medium, is THIS SATURDAY, MAY 1! OVER 30 COMIC BOOK TITLES WILL BE AVAILABLE... EACH ONE... OF THEM *FREE*! Dive into "Archie Summer Splash #1"! Celebrate the rise of "Fearless Dawn"! Fall into "Fractured Fables"! Blast off with "Iron Man: Supernova"! Get swept up in "Love and Capes #13"! Take off on a whirlwind adventure with "Shrek & The Penguins"! Grab hold of "The Tick #1"! And, finally, wage the "War of the Supermen #0"! PLUS: MORE... MUCH, MUCH MORE! Enjoy COMIC BOOK MOVIES PLAYING IN-STORE ALL DAY LONG! Learn how to play HEROCLIX (SUPERHERO TABLETOP MINIATURES GAMING) during our FREE ALL DAY DEMO! Treat yourself to FREE FACE PAINTING! Kids can exercise their minds with FREE COLORING PAGES, GAMES AND PUZZLES! Help yourself to FREE BEVERAGES AND SUPER-SNACKS! (And, oh, in case we didn't mention it: ALL THIS IS ***FREE***!!!) Plus: SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL! The school with THE MOST STUDENTS who come by LONE STAR COMICS & GAMES will receive a FREE DONATION OF $250 WORTH OF GRAPHIC NOVELS TO THEIR SCHOOL'S LIBRARY! Don't forget! Come by LONE STAR COMICS & GAMES - PLANO THIS SATURDAY, MAY 1 for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2010! Open 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.! See you SATURDAY!!!

(courtesy of Lone Star Comics Plano Facebook page)

More Lone Star Comics locations can be found here!

Zeus Comics -

Join Zeus Comics and Collectibles on Saturday, May 1st as they bid farewell to PVPonline cartoonist Scott Kurtz. This is Scott’s final signing before moving to Seattle.
We’ll be joined by James O’Barr, Joe Eisma and David Hopkins, too.
Plus, thousands of FREE comics and the return of the mighty quarter comic sale!
Saturday May 1st from 10 am – 6 pm
Zeus Comics and Collectibles
4411 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
214.219.TOYS (8697)

(courtesy of Free Comic Book Day listing)

More info about this event at this link from the Texas Pages.


Boomerang Comics -

The 9th annual Free Comic Book Day is being held this Saturday, May 1 and we're expecting another great turnout. Besides all the free comics being given away we'll have balloons and face painting for the kids (or kids at heart) and appearances by some of the coolest comic book characters (rumor is there will be a Star Wars invasion and the Dark Knight and guests will be invading Lewisville). The greatness of Jimmy Johns (their Round Grove location in Lewisville) will be handing out samples of their awesome sandwiches! We will be running a sale on graphic novels and board games! And of course FREE COMICS!!

Boomerang Comics store hours for the event will be 10am - 6pm so plan your day accordingly. Bring your friends, family and casual acquaintances. We'll see y'all there!


Area 51 Gaming and Collectibles -

• FREE Comic Book Day
Get a FREE Comic Book just for coming by!*
• 10:00am - FREE Donuts and Coffee until 12:00 noon*
• 11:00am - Gamer Swap Meet
(Bring in new and used games to sell for store credit!)
• 11:00am - British Emporium's Candy & Comics Giveaway Begins!
(Get a FREE British Candy when you stop into British Emporium after getting your FREE Comic Book!)*
• 11:00am - Brian Denham Autograph Signing
• 5:30pm - Closing festivities and Charity Raffles!
• *FREE Items are available while supplies last*

Also, check for other locations here.

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