Here is everything you need to know about Free Comic Book Day at all 3 Big B Comics locations.

1) It will be awesome

2) You should come

Still not convinced? OK, let me regale you with the details I guess.

At Big B Hamilton:

  • Free Comics for one and all!
  • Marvel Artist Leonard Kirk signing and sketching(10-4)
  • Arcana Artist Jeff Graham signing and sketching (9-4)
  • Free Gourmet BBQ
  • Special appearance by the Man of Steel himself: Superman!
  • Ultra special appearance by Pat Mastroianni, famous for his role as TV’s Joey Jeremiah on Degrassi!  Pat will hopefully also have another super special surprise on hand for us!

At Big B Barrie:

  • Free Comics, and lots of them!
  • Super talented local artists on hand to do sketches
  • Famous Deep Fry Wagon courtesy Barringtons On A Stick
  • 501st Legion Stormtroopers and other awesome Star Wars people
  • Free treats and snacks!

At Big B Niagara:

  • Free Comics (do you sense the theme?)
  • Captain Canuck creator Richard Comely on hand to sign from 10-3
  • Special appearance by the Scarlet Speedster himself: The Flash!
  • Free treats and snacks!
  • Overstreet Price Guide advisor and all-around vintage comic expert Walter Durajlija on hand to answer your questions and give you tips on your old collectible comics (9-1)!


And there’s more! At all 3 Big B Comics locations, you can double up on the number of free comics you take home by supporting either of our charitable drives. Bring in any non-perishable food item for our food drive, or bring a cell phone to recycle in support of women’s shelters, and we will send you home with 8 free comics instead of 4. Do both and we will give you extra bonus nice guy/gal points too, plus you leave knowing that you are supporting two worthwhile causes.

Phew! Sounds like a pretty great day, right? The fun all starts at 9 am this Saturday, May 5th and runs right to 6pm at all 3 Big B stores. You’d be silly to miss it because Free Comic Book Day only happens once a year! This is our 11th year participating and we are looking forward to the best one yet. After all, who doesn’t like being invited to a big party where you get lots of free stuff and all you have to do is show up!

See you Saturday!