Tag FCBD

Running Store Events

As a local comic shop you will most likely end up running two types of store events: Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) and creator signings. Let’s look at the logistics of each. In general both will require something your store…

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FCBD 2013 in London

After much anticipation and (what feels like) an exponential growth in FCBD’s reputation year on year, I wanted to share some pictures of my own experience of the day in ol’ Blighty. I visited 2 shops in the centre of…

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Comic Culture April 10th 2013

Solid show this week sees hosts Walter Durajlija and Chris Owen duke it out with producer Marty Birthelmer on a number of topics including FCBD Halloween, February sales, Age Of Ultron and lots more including New This Week, Mail bag…

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Retailer Q | #10: FCBD 2012

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. Please share your FCBD success stories from this past weekend: how it went, what your store does to promote the event, that kind of thing.
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Comic Culture February 1st

This week join our hosts Chris Owen and Walter Durajlija as they talk up some new Avengers movie news, Spider-Man movie news, Oscar nominations, Marvel Kids comics, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Free Comic Book Day and a whole bunch…

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First FCBD Hardcover

Diamond announced the Free Comic Book Day Gold sponsors today, and the one that jumps right out is Archaia. [quote]MOUSE GUARD, LABYRINTH, AND MORE HC FLIP BOOK Written by Jeremy Bastian, Nate Cosby, Royden Lepp, Jim McCann, Ted Naifeh and…

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Retailer Q | #6: Halloween FCBD

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. Diamond discussed at NYCC this year the possibility of a second Free Comic Book Day event in 2012 for Halloween. Can the comic industry, and more specifically comic retailers, support and maintain a successful second FCBD-like event?
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Halloween FCBD (Free Comic Book Day)

Diamond announced at New York Comicon this week that starting in 2012 there will be a second free comic book day event in October for Halloween.  Here’s a snippet from ICv2: [quote]…but Diamond indicated that it had managed to interest…

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Retailer Q | #2: Free Comic Book Day

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers.  Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. [box type=question]Free Comic Book Day is now a huge event and one no retailer can…

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