Friday, May 01, 2009  
This Saturday: Free Comic Book Day in Canada

:: Posted by BK @ 5/01/2009 08:00:00 AM

The annual Free Comic Book Day, when comic book shops across Canada give away special promotional comics, happens Saturday, May 2. Below is a partial list of shops where special events are happening. See the individual shops or the FCBD website for details.

Another Dimension
424 B - 10th Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1V9
(403) 283-7078
Riley Rossmo (Proof, Seven Sons GN)
Comic-Kazi
4307 Macleod Tr SW
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0A1
(403) 286-0544
Marcus To (Fathom: Kiani)
Rove (Legend of Isis)
plus other local talents and artists
501st Legion
Star War Fan Force will also be in attendance

Happy Harbor Comics Vol 1
10112-124 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1P6
(780) 452-8211
Gail Simone (Wonder Woman, Secret Six)
Ed the Sock and Liana K (Ed N Red’s Night Party!)
Plus local artists drawing for fans with a donation to the Edmonton Food Bank


Happy Harbor Comics Vol 2

180 Manning Crossing
Edmonton, Alberta
(780) 478-8211
Ty Templeton (Simpsons, DC Kids Sampler FCBD 2009)
Laurie B (Monk’s Tale, animator)


Happy Harbor Comics Vol 3
10326-81 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta
(780) 496-8277
Steve Rolston (Emiko Superstar, Queen & Country)
Fiona Staples (Authority: Jack Hawksmoor, Astonishing Tales Spider-Woman)

Comic Encounters
#102-4435 Lakelse Avenue
Terrace, British Columbia V8G 1P1
(250) 638-7293
Signings are scheduled from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sean Mcquaid (Marvel writer, Official Handbooks of the Marvel Universe, Marvel Westerns #1)
Scott Closter (Th3rd World Studios writer, Space Doubles)

Elfsar Comics & Toys
1007 Hamilton St.
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4
(604) 688-5922
Kaare Andrews (Spider-Man: Reign; 1 PM – 4 PM)
Camilla D’Errico (Nightmares & Fairy Tales, Burn & Avril Levignes Make 5 11 AM – 7 PM)
Sean O’Reilly (Arcana Studios’ Kade; 11 am – 7 PM)
Daryl Mandryk (Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic and one of Radical Publishing’s 2009 FCBD; 12 noon – 4 PM)
Elfsar will have our popular storewide sale on as well.
Buy 2-Get 1 Free on all reading material!
Save 20% Off All non-reading material!

Comic Connection
895 King St. W
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1K5
(905) 522-2357
1pm - 2:30pm
KEN LASHLEY (artist for Black Panther 2)


Lookin' for Heroes

93 Ontario St.S.
Kitchener , Ontario N2G1X5
(519) 570-0873
From 1 PM - 4 PM:
Mel Taylor (Growing up with comics,Caliber Presents,Negative Burn,Bootleg Comics)
Richard Zajac (G.I. Joe,Thoughtless,Elsinore,100 Girls)
From 3 PM - 5 PM:
Alphonso Espinos (All Jack City, The Night Spike)


Paradise Comics
3278 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 487-9807
David Bruins & Hilary Leung (the team behind Ninja, Cowboy, Bear)
J. Torres (Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Wonder Woman & Wonder Girl for DC Comics, Degrassi: Extra Credit for Simon & Schuster, Ninja Scroll for WildStorm)

Stadium Comics
499 Main Street South, Unit #104
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 1N7
(905) 451-3751
Francis Manapul (Legion of Superheroes, Adventure Comics, Superman/Batman)
Alex Milne (Transformers The Movie, Transformers Revenge of the Fallen: Alliance, The Reign of Starscream, Megatron Origin)
Vince Sunico (Spent Pencil Studio)
George Todorovski (Heavy Metal Magazine, The Bear Stories)
Agnes Garbowska (Peach and the Isle of Monsters)
Chris Hatzopolous (The Bear Stories)
Marcio Takara (The Incredibles, Dynamo 5)
Arnold Trinidad (Spent Pencil Studio)
Daniele Procacci
Super-Heroes in costume from www.Heroes-in-tights.com

The Hobby Centre/The Cave Comics
6-33 Roydon Place
Ottawa, Ontario K2E 1A3
(613) 288-1299
Ronn Sutton (Fear Agent, Elvira, Vampira)
Janet Hetherington (Eternal Romance, Elvira, Monster Love)
Come see costumed crime-fighters -- Spider-Man, Batman, Star Wars characters and more!


8th Street Books & Comics

1010 8th Street East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan 343 6624
Tom Grummett (New Exiles, Robin, Superboy) will be doing sketches at the store from 1 PM - 5 PM.

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