When is Free Comic Book Day 2023 and Which Comic Book Stores in Evansville are Participating?
Free Comic Book day is exactly what it sounds like, a day to celebrate a love of comics, and local comic stores. Here's how to get in on Free Comic Book Day this year!
What Is Free Comic Book Day?
Well, it's exactly what it sounds like. Shops all over the U.S. will have comics to give away for free. Now, these won't be just any comic off the shelves, they'll have special titles that are specifically for Free Comic Book Day. It's a cool way to get people in the doors to support local comic shops, while also enjoying a free comic in return.
According to Free Comic Book Day's website, they believe there is truly a comic book for every person:
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is the biggest event in the comic book industry—a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops! Founded on the belief that for every person out there, there’s a comic book they’ll love, the annual event offers a huge selection of free titles designed to appeal to a broad range of age levels and their tastes.
Every year, on the first Saturday in May, the industry comes together to give away free comics and encourage both curious, first-time comic book readers and seasoned comic book fans to flock to the best place in the comic book community: local comic shops.
When is Free Comic Book Day 2023?
Free Comic Book Day takes place every year on the first Saturday of May. This year Free Comic Book Day falls on May 6th, 2023. According to FreeComicBookDay.com, there are more than 2,300 local comic shops that participate in Free Comic Book Day. They say to check with your local comic stores because many stores host fun events during Free Comic Book Day, and I know here locally we've even seen local comic stores host celebrity guests, cosplay contests, food trucks, and more to celebrate Free Comic Book Day.
Evansville Comic Book Stores Participating
With more than two thousand local comic stores participating in Free Comic Book day there must be some comic book stores in Evansville participating, and good news there is! When looking at the participating store locator there are two comic book stores in Evansville that will be participating in Free Comic Book Day 2023.
Evansville shops participating in Free Comic Book Day:
- Comic Quest- 8401 N Kentucky Ave
- Book Broker- 2717 Covert Ave
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