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Free Comic Book Day Happens in Denver on Saturday!

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Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) started back in 2002, an idea introduced by California comics retailer Joe Field. Inspired by Free Scoop Night at the Baskin-Robbins next to his store, he proposed the idea in 2001 and partnered with Diamond Comics Distributors to offer new special-edition comics to anyone who comes in the door, free of charge. FCBD takes place on the first Saturday in May each year — in 2023, that’s May 6.

Denver has been on board with the effort from the beginning, and stores here and across the nation have utilized the day to create a fan-favorite event that often includes other attractions, ranging from sales on books and toys, special guests such as comic artists and cosplayers, and more. Marvel has also jumped in with both feet, launching a new movie in its…

Teague Bohlen

2023-05-03 14:03:00

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