FCBD 2012: Stadium Comics, The Comic Book Shop, And Image Comics

Posted by May 3, 2012 Comment

We’re continuing to highlight Free Comic Book Day retailers going above and beyond.

Stadium Comics of Ontario, Canada are running signings and sketching from Marcus To, Kalman Andrasofszky, Fred Kennedy, Adam Gorham, Shaun Hatton, Vince Sunico, George Todorovski and Chris Hatzopoulos, Cris De Lara, Paris Alleyne, Chris Leung, Luca Baldassarra, David Bishop, Norm Antonio and Daniel Goodland, with Marvel Sketch Covers, and an Avengers Movie Marathon and Midnight Screening.

And while lots of established stores are running big promotions for Free Comic Book Day. The Comic Book Shop of WIlmington, Delaware, will be reopening on that day in a new location. After 22 years in a small strip mall The Comic Book Shop has moved a couple of blocks north to the Plaza III shopping center and a much bigger location, over the weekend, with Khoi Pham and Adam Wilson signing and sketching.

Here’s where Image Comics creators will be signing and sketching on Free Comic Book Day.

ALABAMA

Afua Richardson (GENIUS) Sho’Nuff Comics – Tuscaloosa, AL

CALIFORNIA

Ed Brubaker (FATALE) Collector’s Paradise – Pasadena, CA
Gerry Duggan (THE INFINITE HORIZON) The Comic Cellar – Alhambra, CA 11 AM-1 PM
Joshua Hale Fialkov (ECHOES, THE DARKNESS, THE LAST OF THE GREATS) Collector’s Paradise  – Canoga Park, CA
Shane & Chris Houghton (REED GUNTHER) Pasadena Public Library,  Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101 11AM-1 PM
Collector’s Paradise – Pasadena, CA 2-4 PM
Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo & Sonia Oback (MIND THE GAP) Collector’s Paradise – Pasadena, CA
Derek McCulloch (PUG) The Escapist Comic Bookstore – Berkeley, CA 10:30 AM-1 PM
Comic Ink – Dublin, CA 2-6 PM
Ryan Ottley (INVINCIBLE) Black Cat Comics – Milpitas, CA
Jeff Roenning, Dana Shukartsi, Jean-Paul Bonjour & Robert Love (ALPHA GIRL) Illusive Comics & Games, Santa Clara, CA 10 AM-2 PM
Richard Starkings (ELEPHANTMEN) The Comic Bug, – Manhattan Beach, CA 10 AM-4 PM

ILLINOIS

Tim Seeley (HACK/SLASH, WITCHBLADE) CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation – Chicago, IL
Mike Norton (IT-GIRL AND THE ATOMICS) CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation – Chicago, IL

INDIANA

John Tyler Christopher (WITCHBLADE, ARTIFACTS) BlueMoon Comics – Lafayette, IN

IOWA

Phil Hester (THE DARKNESS) Daydreams Comics – Iowa City, IA

MARYLAND

Filip Sablik (LAST MORTAL) Cards, Comics & Collectibles – 100 Chartley Dr., Reisterstown, MD 11 AM-2 PM

MICHIGAN

Michael Moreci & Steve Seeley (HOAX HUNTERS) Comics & More – Madison Heights, MI 12-5 PM

MINNESOTA

Mitch Gerads (THE ACTIVITY) Comic Book College – Minneapolis, MN 12-5 PM

NEW ENGLAND (MA and NH)

Justin Jordan & Tradd Moore (THE STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE) Larry’s Comics – Lowell, MA 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Jetpack Comics – Rochester, NH 2-7 PM

NEW JERSEY

Mark Poulton (AVENGELYNE) Adventureland Store – Voorhees, NJ

NEW YORK

Ron Marz (WITCHBLADE) Excellent Adventures – Ballston Spa, NY 11 AM-1:30 PM
Comic Depot – Saratoga Springs, NY 2:30-5 PM

NORTH CAROLINA

Chris Burnham (OFFICER DOWNE, ELEPHANTMEN) Ultimate Comics – Durham, NC
Chris Giarrusso (G-MAN) Acme Comics – Greensboro, NC
Kevin Mellon (HEART) Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find – Charlotte, NC

OREGON

Steve Lieber (UNDERGROUND) Cosmic Monkey – Portland, OR 2:30-3:30 PM
Things from Another World (Hollywood Branch) – Portland, OR 12-2 PM
Bridge City Comics – Portland, OR 4:30-6 PM
Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner (WITCH DOCTOR) Things From Another World (Beaverton Branch) – Beaverton, OR 2-4 PM

TEXAS

Joe Eisma (MORNING GLORIES) Zeus Comics – Dallas, TX 10 AM-5 PM
David Marquez (MAGDALENA) Austin Books & Comics – Austin, TX

CANADA

Tyler Jenkins (PETER PANZERFAUST) Alpha Comics – Calgary, Alberta 12-4 PM

UNITED KINGDOM

Christian Ward (INFINITE VACATION) Gosh Comics – London, UK 12-4 PM

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