It’s that time of the year again! Free Comic Book Day will be upon us soon and this post will be updated continuously until May 7 when most (not all) comic book stores will celebrate this yearly occasion.
Last updated: 5/06/2016
All About Books and Comics
10AM – 6PM
24 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013
All About Comics FCBD Event Page
- Free Comics, Free Refreshments, Free Photo Ops with Superheroes, Free Superhero Balloon Twisting, HUGE Sidewalk Sale, Fundraiser for Hospice of the Valley and more!
Ash Avenue Comics & Books
9AM – 8PM
806 S Ash Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
Ash Avenue Comics FCBD Event Page
- Will be holding a store wide sale on top of the free comics to give out.
11AM – 2PM
1471 S Milton Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Cab Comics FCBD Event Page
- Cab Comics will be holding a food drive for the Flagstaff Family Food Center. Attending the event will be the Dune Sea Garrison Star Wars cosplay group as well as Bookmans which will be holding a super hero costume contest. Raffles will be held for sketch variants from various authors.
Charlie’s Comic Books
10AM – 5 PM
Suites B 103-104, 5460 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Charlie’s Comic Books FCBD Event Page
- Local artists, free sketches, raffles, and a silent auction with all proceeds going to benefit Primavera.
1945 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Comikaze and Toys
3301 N Litchfield Rd #700, Goodyear, AZ 85395
Comikaze and Toys FCBD Event Page
- Two free comics for every person plus free hot dogs and refreshments to those who attend the event. Store wide sale on various merchandise, artists will be on hand taking commissions and Phoenix Comicon will be on hand to talk about their upcoming event.
Critical Threat Comics and Games
10AM – 6PM
715 S Forest Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
Critical Threat Comics and Games FCBD Event Page
- Cosplay contest, guest appearances, and sales.
Dr. Fantasy’s Comics ‘N More
7480 West Bell Road, #106, Glendale, AZ 85308
Dr Fantasy’s Facebook Page
- 50% off all back issues, glassware, tumblers, mugs. 25% off graphic novels as well as 10% off almost everything else. Door prizes and raffles as well!
Drawn To Comics
9AM – 8PM
5801 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301
Drawn to Comics FCBD Event Page
- Local comic book writers/artists will be hand on as will local cosplay groups and the Phoenix Comicon Photo booth. Two Power Ranger actors will be on hand for the event for a special event. 50 cent comics, 25% off all comic books, and an exclusive Free Comic Book Day print.
10AM – 7PM
3624 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308
Dreadnought Comics FCBD Event Page
- 3 comics for $1 (over 10,000 eligible comics).20% off all comics on the rack displays, 20% off all toys. Buy one, get one free on minifigures.
10AM – 6PM
2595 N 1st Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Fantasy Comics FCBD Event Page
- Ryan Huna Smith will be on hand drawing and sketching. Cosplay group Justice League Arizona will be attending as will Tucson Comic Con to talk about their upcoming event with fans.
Gotham City Comics & Coffee
46 W Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Gotham City Comics FCBD Event Page
- Artists will be on hand sketching and selling prints/
2722 S Alma School Rd # 8, Mesa, AZ 85210
- Will be participating in FCBD
Heroes & Villains Tucson
4533 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Heroes and Villains FCBD Event Page
- Members from the Dune Sea Garrison and Umbrella Corp Az Hive will be on hand for photos as well as a photo booth. Prizes will be given away during the event.
Jesse James Comics
10620 N 43rd Ave #7, Glendale, AZ 85304
- Will be participating in FCBD both Saturdsy and Sunday. 10 comics per person, per day. Bring in your Captain America: Civil War ticket stub for something extr.
1066 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85205
11AM – 6PM
2406 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
- Will be giving away the normal FCBD comics as well as comics from the store’s inventory. Will have local artists on hand and will also be having door prizes and a trivia contest.
Samurai Comics Glendale
6808 N. Dysart Rd. #148, Glendale, AZ 85307
Samurai Comics Mesa
May 7 – May 8
1120 S. Country Club Drive, Mesa, AZ 85210
Samurai Comics FCBD Events Page
- 5th Annual Arizona Comic Mini Expo will be taking place with comic creators from DC Comics and Image Comics. More details to be announced.
Samurai Comics Phoenix
10AM – 8PM
1051 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Samurai Comics Phoenix FCBD Event Page
- Various local geek charity groups will be in attending promoting their groups. A face painter will be on hands from 10AM-4PM for the kids. 3 free comic limit however, you can get an additional comic for free if: you do a food donation, come in a costume, have a library card, or have a student i.d.(that gets you an additional 2 free books)
835 E Elliot Rd #102, Tempe, AZ 85284
1523 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281
Tempe Comics FCBD Event Page
- $1 select back issues, 20% off new titles for box holders. Cole Peterson will be the guest artist on hand doing commissions. The store will also be doing various giveaways.
The Toy Box
10AM – 6PM
15224 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85306
The Toy Box FCBD Event Page
- Local artists James Hiralez and John Stinsman on hand doing sketches. Gourmet super hero cupcakes for all to enjoy and 100 free comics for the kids.