I got me some travelling to do today, but my nerd card would be repossessed if I missed Free Comic Book Day, our very own manufactured retail holiday. Retailers have to buy the comics that they give away (just one source), meaning the day is a boon for Diamond and presumably for publishers as well. Stores, well smart ones, make the day an event to draw in customers and turn those giveaways into actual dollars. Therefore, I need to tell you all that you need to actually spend some money today.
This year, I did something for Free Comic Book Day that I haven't done in a long time. Borderlands, in Greenville, SC graciously hosted me as one of their artists doing free sketches for customers as part of their Free Comic Book Day celebration. It was nice once again to visit the shop and see how another store does this celebration, since I've spent the last two years closer to home, and not as an artist.
While not as popular as Free Comic Book Day (not yet anyway, give it some more time) comes ComicFest 2014! The book offerings are smaller BUT the quality is the same. Last year was our first year participating in the event and it was fun; this year I think the event will be bigger. Halloween
Oh what a day we had. So many people and so many free comics. If you ever wanted to go to an event such as this, you should have stopped by Rebel Base Comics and Toys!The sale was awesome and so was the staff (heheh, I was part of the staff…) but seriously, I hope
Free Comic Book day is this Saturday and we have a listing of all the free books! Consider this your survival guide in tracking down all your favorite titles. This is a very awesome filled day so make sure you head on out. I know my shop, Rebel Base Comics and Toys will also be
Marvel Comics has released a special preview of their upcoming FCBD Rocket Raccoon comic! I for one love FCBD and this is a must have for both the casual fans AND children alike, Check out the preview below and stay with us as we will have more news and previews before the big day. STORY
We all heard about this book coming and now we have a preview to share. I for one am excited to see Transformers vs G.I. Joe as I love the concept. When you take to power houses and mix them together you get something awesome. I do like the style of the book and the overall