Archie release preview pages and signing locations for Free Comic Book Day

Archie release preview pages and signing locations for Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day, that most beloved of nerd holidays, is almost upon us, and publishers are hard at work setting up some pretty cool events. The folks at Archie have released a sneak peek at their Riverdale Season 3 Special, which you can check out in the gallery below, along with creator signings across the country. The likes of Cullen Bunn, Dan Parent, and Veronica & Andy Fish will be in comic shops nationwide, and Frank Tieri will be at Fan Expo Dallas, so you know I’ll be stopping by to say hi.

Check out the details below, and let us know in the comments what your FCBD plans are.

Per Archie:

This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day across North America and the world – a day where participating comic shops give away comic books to anyone coming into their stores.
 
Archie Comics, a Gold Sponsor of the event, will be offering 
FCBD 2019 RIVERDALE SEASON 3 SPECIAL, featuring an all-new ten page story set in the world of The CW's hit Riverdale TV show! 

Micol Ostow (Riverdale: The Day Before Prequel Novel) and Thomas Pitilli (Archie) bring fans into the world of the show with a never-before-seen story that presents all-new drama and intrigue set before Season 3. Plus, get a sneak peek at Scholastic's original Riverdale novels coming soon to comic shops!

In addition to the free RIVERDALE comic available at participating comic book stores, Archie Comics fans can meet their favorite comic book creators at in-store signings across the country.

Check out the list below for the details and to see if there’s a signing event near you!

All signings/times subject to change.

  • Andre Szymanowicz (Riverdale) – Dewey's Comic City in Madison, NJ from 11am-3pm

  • Bill & Ben Galvan (Archie Comics Digest) –Dragons Keep in Lehi, UT from 10-11am

  • Brian Augustyn (Archie 1941) – Fantastic Worlds Comics in Scottsdale, AZ from 11am-5pm

  • Cullen Bunn (Blossoms 666) – The Comic Cave in Springfield, MO from 10am-6pm

  • Dan Parent (Archie Meets Batman '66) – Dewey's Comic City in Madison, NJ from 12-5pm

  • Derek Charm (Jughead's Time Police) – The Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach, CA from 11am-4pm

  • Veronica & Andy Fish (Sabrina the Teenage Witch) – Friendly Neighborhood Comics in Bellingham, MA from 9am-1pm

The following writers and artists will be attending local conventions on Free Comic Book Day weekend.

  • Frank Tieri (Jughead the Hunger vs. Vampironica) – Fan Expo Dallas

  • Joe Eisma (Riverdale, Jughead: The Hunger) – Saskatchewan Comic Expo

Find a participating comic book store near you using the Comic Shop Locator Service and remember to visit this Saturday, May 4th!

Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday, May 4.

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