Category Archives: FCBD

Free Comic Book Day 2016: A Comic Fan’s Holiday…

I’ll say it again…I LOVE Free Comic Book Day.  It’s my favorite holiday of the year.  Comics are a big part of my life.  I wouldn’t have a collection of over 102,000 unique comics (and I’ve read almost all of … Continue reading

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Improving Free Comic Book Day

I love Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) and make sure the 1st Saturday in May is always set aside to visit a number of shops and participate in some really great events all over Southern California.  I’ve been going since … Continue reading

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Halloween ComicFest 2014: A Great Day to Be A Fan

Another great comics holiday is over, the fall counterpart to Free Comic Book Day, Halloween ComicFest!  This one is still picking up steam, but shops that capitalize on it can make a splash with fans in their community.  I visited … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day: My Favorite Holiday

CREDIT: All photos by Bob Bretall.  All characters and comics copyright their respective owners. Free Comic Book Day is really something special to me.  The holiday is the first Saturday in May and has been going on since May 4th, … Continue reading

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Halloween Comic Fest 2013 (Free Comic Book Day part 2?)

Free Comic Book Day (aka FCBD, the 1st Saturday in May) gets a lot of press, but have heard about Halloween Comic Fest?  This one kind of crept up on me this year, but thanks to my favorite local shop … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2013

The 1st Saturday in May is my favorite holiday of the year, Free Comic Book Day. Comic shops all around the country offer up a vast array of comics to their customers FOR FREE!   Smart retailers make this into an … Continue reading

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