Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local comic book shop for their participation and rules.
In Austin, the day will be celebrated with special guests for the day: writers Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, upcoming Chin Music) and Matthew Sturges (House of Mystery, FCBD new release Damsels.) They’ll be signing their books and comics and answering questions at times to be announced soon!
Our friend Yehudi Mercado (Pantalones, TX, Buffalo Speedway) will also be joining in to sign new FCBD release Mouse Guard/ Rust Flipbook, featuring Pantalones, Tx activity pages he created for the special issue.
For the third year in a row, the CCP Comics will be sketching for free for those waiting in line, with an exciting tie-in to be announced soon.
Sidekick Girl and Wonder Woman will be patrolling the line.
If interested in volunteering to be a part of the Austin Books FCBD team this year, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “FCBD volunteer” in the subject line. It’s a non-paid gig, but with FCBD comics as an incentive.
For more details about this event in Austin, visit www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/992 or check local stores in your city for details.
Source: Austin Books and Comics, freecomicbookday.com