Happy Free Comic Book Day – Which is your favorite Comic? Or what was your first Comic?

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Free Comic Book Day, taking place on the first Saturday of May, is an annual promotional effort by the North Americancomic book industry to help bring new readers into independent comic book stores. Retailer Joe Field of Flying Colors Comics in Concord, California brainstormed the event in his “Big Picture” column in the August 2001 issue of Comics & Games Retailer magazine. Free Comic Book Day started in 2002 and is coordinated by the industry’s single large distributor, Diamond Comic Distributors.

On Free Comic Book Day, participating comic book store retailers give away specially printed copies of free comic books, and some offer cheaper back issues and other items to anyone who visits their establishments. However, retailers do not receive the issues for free; they pay 12–50 cents per copy for the comics they give away during the event. In addition to comic books, some stores…

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4 comments

  1. Can’t remember what was my first comic, but here’s a few I have read Casper the friendly ghost,
    Richie Rich, Archie, there’s more but can’t think of the name.

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