Comic Uno Free Comic Book Day (my topic video)

Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9073 posts) - - Show Bio

Here is my video on Free Comic Book Day. Tell me what you guys think.   

#1 Posted by castleking (24119 posts) - - Show Bio

i should have gone to the comic shop but so lazy. i really like your vid blogs.
hope to hear what everyone else got.

#2 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9073 posts) - - Show Bio
@castleking: I am glad you liked it. I can't wait to hear what everyone else got also
#3 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

For me I got Super Dinosaur Origin Special on behalf of Image, Young Justice/Batman: Brave and the Bold Super Sampler on behalf of Johnny DC, Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America/Thor: The Mighty Fighting Avengers on behalf of Marvel and Atomic Robo/Moon Girl/Foster Broussard on behalf of Red 5 Comics.  I wanted so much more too so I really had to take time to decide on those.  I made some actual purchases too, 3 trade paperbacks: Superman: Death of Clark Kent, Superman: Exile, and Superman: Last Son.  Unfortunately I had to pay cover price on all three, lol.  It really bites I think regarding the 5 issue limit because personally for me I think it should be a circumstantial rather than democratic thing in that those who are there earliest should get the first crack at everything.  I know, lol it defeats the purpose but its just my personal philosophy and I rather liken the five issue limit to reserved parking: it should be a 'first come, first serve' basis.  I'm still happy regardless though!

#4 Posted by yeopop (631 posts) - - Show Bio

You got plenty of things for free.
#5 Posted by shawn87 (2095 posts) - - Show Bio

Im surprised you haven't read the House Of M story arc. How far back have you read in Marvel? Civil War? Secret Invasion?


I was too lazy to go out on Free Comic Book Day
#6 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9073 posts) - - Show Bio
@shawn87: When House of M came out came out  I did not pick up a lot of comics or at least as much as I do now. It depended on the story arc and if it was good enough
#7 Edited by Silkcuts (5272 posts) - - Show Bio

It is always neat to see what others get.
looks like the limit average is 5, I went to one store that was 7, but the selection left was bare. 
I missed the heroclix this year, but I'm a Kyle fan anyway, so I am not too upset.
And you are right, Free comic book day is a win for everyone.
People get a gateway with little to no commitment, while the industry gets to promote their products in a friendly environment.

Because TCAF happened the same day I couldn't jump to store to store, so I went to Stadium comics, where they go all out, with a sale and artist alley.  I ended up wearing this years official shirt to get the back signed by artist I admire.

If I never mentioned TCAF to you, it is the Toronto Comic Arts Festival and its like a Giant artist alley.  So at TCAF I got Darwyn to sign the front and met more creators.  May 7th was great this year.
#8 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (9073 posts) - - Show Bio
@Silkcuts: The Toranto Comic Arts Festival sounds fun but it was too bad that you could not go to a comic store for Free Comic book day
#9 Posted by Silkcuts (5272 posts) - - Show Bio
@haydenclaireheroes:  I went to two stories, one in the morning and one after TCAF, but normal FCBD I hit up a lot of stores...lol

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