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Celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2015 with Your Favorite DC Comics Writers and Artists

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2015 with Your Favorite DC...

By DCE Editorial Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

It's the question on every fan's lips the first Saturday in May... Where are you spending Free Comic Book Day? To help you make this very important decision, we've put together a list of events featuring a few of our talented writers and artists. Hope to see you there!

Free Comic Book Day isn’t just about free comics. Oh yes, there are plenty of free books to be had, but the day is really about celebrating the medium. Visiting a local comic book shop and interacting with other fans. Introducing new readers to the medium and characters that we love. Thanking your favorite retailer for everything they do for us by buying some comics when you pick up your free ones. And of course, it’s about meeting some of the comic book writers and artists who have helped bring some of your favorite stories to life.

It’s with this last part in mind that we’ve put together this list and interactive map highlighting some of the Free Comic Book Day Events happening this weekend. We’ve provided signing times where possible, but as always, you should call to confirm. Sometimes these events require wristbands or preregistration, and all of them are subject to change.

Have a happy Free Comic Book Day, and be sure to pick up our two free comics—DC COMICS: DIVERGENCE #1 FCBD SPECIAL EDITION (featuring original short stories that set up this summer’s Batman, Superman and Justice League storylines) and the all-ages friendly TEEN TITANS GO!/SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #1 FCBD SPECIAL EDITION.

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Arizona

NameTimeLocation
Scott KolinsTBDGotham Comics
46 West Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

California

NameTimeLocation
Derek Fridolfs10:00-2:00 pmHeroes Comics
110 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710
Danny MikiTBDThe Comic Bug
4267 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230
Chris BurnhamTBDCollector's Paradise
Sherman Plaza Shopping Center, 7131 Winnetka Ave.
Winnetka, CA 91306
Mike Johnson10:00-4:00 pmBlastoff Comics Fest
The Federal 5303 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Norm RapmundTBD4 Color Fantasies
8045 Archibald Ave #120
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Art ThibertTBDIC Comics
Hemet Valley Shopping Center
4672 W Florida Ave #102
Hemet, CA 92545
Marv WolfmanTBDMission Viejo Library
100 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Bernard ChangTBDComics Toons N Toys
13542 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
Gail SimoneTBDFantastic Comics
2026 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Gene Yang3:00-6:00 pmIllusive Comics & Games
2725 El Camino Real #105
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Mick GrayTBDSLG Publishing Art Boutiki & Comic Art Gallery
44 Race St.
San Jose, CA 95126

Florida

NameTimeLocation
Paul Pellitier12:00-5:00 pmHeroes’ Haven
4339 Gunn Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Amanda Conner1:00-3:00 pmEmerald City Comics
4902 113th Ave N.
Clearwater, FL 33760
Jimmy Palmiotti1:00-3:00 pmEmerald City Comics
4902 113th Ave N.
Clearwater, FL 33760
Chad HardinTBDYancy Street Comics
9409 U.S. Highway 19
Port Richy, FL 34668
Aaron LoprestiTBDYancy Street Comics
9409 U.S. Highway 19
Port Richy, FL 34668

Georgia

NameTimeLocation
Van Jensen1:00-4:00 pmDr. Nos Comics
3372 Canton Rd #104
Marietta, GA 30066
Tony ShasteenTBDArea 52 Comics & Games
3640 Mundy Mill Road #140
Gainesville, GA 30504

Iowa

NameTimeLocation
Kyle HigginsTBDDaydream Comics
21 S Dubuque St.
Iowa City, IA 52440

Minnesota

NameTimeLocation
Dan JurgensTBDThe Source Comics and Games
Snelling Ave. N.
Roseville, MN 55113

Missouri

NameTimeLocation
Phil HesterTBDBig City Comix & Games 
12317 State Line Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

New Hampshire

NameTimeLocation
Babs TarrTBDDouble Midnight
245 Maple Street
Manchester, NH 03103

New Jersey

NameTimeLocation
Jim CalifioreTBDAmazing Heroes
966 Stuyvesant Ave
Union, NJ 07083

New Mexico

NameTimeLocation
Brett Booth12:00-7:00 pmZia Comics
1300 El Paseo Suite E-1
Las Cruces, NM 88001

New York

NameTimeLocation
Marguerite Bennett3:00-6:00 pmSpider's Web
887A Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
Marguerite Bennett10:00-1:00 pmFourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
Scott SnyderTBDFourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
James Tynion IVTBDFourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
Annie Wu1:00-3:00 pmFourth World Comics
33 Route 111
Smithtown, NY 11787
Steve Orlando2:00-4:00 pmExcellent Adventures
110 Milton Ave.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Steve Orlando5:00-8:00 pmCanfield Casino
Congress Park
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Steve Orlando11:00-1:00 pmComic Depot
514 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Oregon

NameTimeLocation
Kurt BusiekTBDDragonvine Comics & Gifts
1859 E. Pioneer Parkway
Springfield, OR 97477

Pennsylvania

NameTimeLocation
Jose Garcia-Lopez1:00-4:00 pmComics Master Store
Whitehall Mall
Whitehall, PA 18052
Tom DerenickTBDComics On The Green
307 N Washington Ave.
Scranton, PA 18503

South Carolina

NameTimeLocation
Robert VendittiTBDRichard's Comics & Collectables
1214A Laurens Road
Greenville, SC 29607

Wisconsin

NameTimeLocation
Tim SeeleyTBDJohnny Cee Cards
536 Grand Ave.
Schofield, WI 54476