Free Comic Book Day – First Saturday in May

What the what? Yeah, you read that title right – FREE Comic Book Day 2013 is coming!

This isn’t a scam, it isn’t spam, it’s a real thing! (sounds like Dr. Seuss).

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.

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Apparently, Free Comic Book Day has been going on since 2002 and thousands of shops around the world participate.

2013 Free Comic Book Day Details

When: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Where: Your local comic book store (you can find participating stores using the tool on

What: It looks like there are dozens of comic books available, from some of the top writers in the industry. Here are a few that are sure to pique your interest (pictured below) or see the full list here:

FCBD - Walking Dead, Batman, TMNT
FCBD – Walking Dead, Batman, TMNT


FCBD - Infinity, Superman, Star Wars
FCBD – Infinity, Superman, Star Wars


Will you be attending Free Comic Day 2013? If so, send us your photos or at least share your experience with us.  We’d love to see what everyone gets!

About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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  1. I think I am more excited about the Turtles book than any other one.

  2. I’m pretty stoked there’s a Walking Dead and Star Wars one. I need to find comic book store in Hollywood that I can hit after drinking beer all day at the LA Vegan Beer & Food Fest.

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