Free Comic Book Day Directory – Canada

Free Comic Book Day is a special day, on Saturday May 3rd, in which retailers give away free comics in order to promote comic book reading. Most stores participate on the day and often hold events and sales to coincide with the giving away of free comics.

This is a directory for these events all around Canada so you can find one near you. This is an ever-growing directory so check regularly for updates.

Alberta

Alpha Comics

Opening Hours: 11am-8pm
Address: #9, 7005 – 18th Street S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2C 1Y1
Telephone: 403-453-0187
Website: www.alphacomics.ca

Alpha Comics free comic book day

Comic-Kazi

Opening Hours: 10am-5pm
Address: 4307 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB, Canada, T2G 0A3
Telephone: 403-286-0544
Website: www.comickazi.com

Guest Comic Artists. Costumed Heroes. Prize Give Aways to Kids with Amazing Costumes. Great Sale Deals.

Happy Harbour Comics

Opening Hours: 10am-5pm
Address: 10729, 104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
Telephone: 780-452-8211
Website: www.happyharborcomics.com

Amazing local artists will be drawing custom sketches for a donation to the Edmonton Food Bank. A huge 25% off sale! A big back issue sale. 12 awesome prize giveaways.

Thunderground Comics and Collectables

Opening Hours: 12pm-6pm
Address: #102, 31 Fairview BLVD, St. Albert, Alberta, T8N-3M5
Telephone: (780) 459-9548
Website: www.thundergroundcomics.com

Free Comics!

Wizard’s Comics – University of Alberta (109th St.)

Opening Hours: 10am-6pm
Address: 8619 – 109St Edmonton, AB T6G 1E7
Telephone: (780) 436-6611
Website: www.wizards-comics.com

Free Comics!

British Columbia

Metropolis Comics and Toys

Opening Hours: 12pm-8pm
Address: 4735 Kingsway Burnaby, BC V5H 4J2
Telephone: (604) 435-4551
Website: metropolis-comics.com

Metropolis Comics and Games free comic book day British columbia

Manitoba

Hidden City Comics

Opening Hours: 11am-6pm
Address: 845 Henderson Hwy., Winnipeg, Manitoba
Telephone: 204-421-9336
Website: www.facebook.com/pages/Hidden-City-Comics/169231619844994

Free Comics!

Maxx Collectables

Opening Hours: 12pm-7pm
Address: 835 Cavalier Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Telephone: 204-832-3306
Website: www.maxxcollectibles.com

Free comics!

Ontario

Comics & More

Opening Hours: 11am-6pm
Address: 1325 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON M4J 1M8
Telephone: (416) 778-8314
Website: www.comicsnmore.ca

Local talent and DC /Vertigo superstar Jeff Lemire, will be in-store on Free Comic Book Day Saturday May 3rd 2014.

He will be signing copies of the FCBD comic, DC Futures End, and has offered to do sketches as time permits. We will have a generous number of copies of his New book Justice League United, Blank cover edition, on hand. These will be perfect for sketches and your chance to get a truly unique first issue of what looks to be DC’s latest hit title.

Dr. Comics

Opening Hours: 11am-7pm
Address: 44 Kensington Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2J9
Telephone: 416-479-0920
Website: www.drcomics.ca
Facebook Event

Legendary writer Chris Claremont appears at Dr. Comics for a signing on Free Comic Book Day – Saturday May 3, 2014 from noon till 6:00 pm!

This is great timing as the new X-Men movie Days of Future Past comes out in Theatres May 23. This movie is based on Chris Claremont stories. Also Nightcrawler #1 that comes out in April 2014 is written by Chris Claremont.

Also come meet the X-Men of Toronto at Dr.Comics on Free Comic Book Day May 3, 2014 at the store from 12-6pm. Bring the kids and get your picture taking with your favourite Mutant!

Silver Snail – Ottawa

Opening Hours: 10am-6pm
Address: 391 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Y3
Telephone: (613) 232-2609
Website: www.silversnail.com

Artist Dave Johnson appears at The Silver Snail for a signing on Saturday May 3rd from noon till 7:00 pm to celebrate the store’s 38th Anniversary and Free Comic Book Day!

Stadium Comics

Opening Hours: 10am-6pm
Address: 499 Main Street South #104, Brampton, Ontario L6Y 1N7
Telephone: 905-451-3751
Website: www.stadiumcomics.com
Facebook Event

==GUEST CREATORS==
In addition to the Free Comics, we’re known for bringing out some fantastically talented comic book creators to sign and sketch in our Artists’ Alley. This year we will have artists in front of our store, as well as in the huge STAPLES COURT adjacent to our store! It’s going to be the biggest collection of comic artists and writers the mall has ever seen! Joining us will be:

  • Ty Templeton – artist for Batman ’66, The upcoming Batman ’66/Green Hornet Crossover, Ult. Spider-Man, and MANY more!
  • Alex Milne – artist on several Transformers books for IDW
  • J. Torres – writer on Teen Titans Go!, Batman Brave and the Bold, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and MANY more! Edited True Patriot Vol 1 and 2
  • Adam Gorham – penciler on Teuton, True Patriot, inker on X-Files/TMNT Conspiracy, Zero, and Secret Avengers
  • Shaun Hatton – Host/TV Presenter on G4TV’s EP Daily and Reviews on the Run, Rumble from Cybertronic Spree
  • Paris Alleyne – From a Hat
  • Jahnoy Lindsay – From a Hat
  • Jamal Pryce Campbell – From a Hat
  • Ricky Lima – Black Hole Hunter’s Club, Deep Sea, Monstrosity
  • Shane Heron – Black Hole Hunter’s Club, Monstrosity
  • Vince Sunico – Spent Pencils
  • Dave Edwards – Spent Pencils
  • Lidia Mejia-Figliomeni – Spent Pencils
  • Andrea Macfarlane – Spent Pencils
  • Alvaro Cruz – Spent Pencils
  • Nicholas R. Lukic – Spent Pencils
  • Tea Medeiros – Spent Pencils
  • George Todorovski – The Bear Stories
  • Rene Vriends – The Bear Stories
  • Marvin Law – Kronk, Monstrosity
  • Phil McClorey – Kronk, Monstrosity, Horror in the West
  • Maddsketch – Captain Zinc
  • Dyl Kloepfer – Loonie Bin Comics, Munchsters
  • Sam Noir – Heady Mental, Munchsters
  • Rina Rozsas – Cerebus Low Society, Heady Mental
  • Rebecca Bakels Murphy – Identity Productions
  • Damien Murphy – Identity Productions

==COSPLAY!==

There will be lots of great cosplayers on hand as well to take pictures with! Why not come in costume yourself? We’ll have a professional photographer on hand to take your picture, and we’ll be holding a costume contest! Details coming soon.

==HUGE SALE==

We take pride in bringing the BEST Free Comic Book Day sales and discounts to you each and every year. As you will see below, this year is no exception. You can also check out the video posted here for all the details!

For even more detail head here.

The Beguiling

Opening Hours: 11am-7pm
Address: 601 Markham Street, Toronto, ON M6G 2L7
Telephone: (416) 533-9168
Website: www.beguiling.com

The Beguiling is proud to welcome two of the creators that are doing official Free Comic Book Day Books, Ed Piskor, creator of Hip Hop Family Tree, and Tom Scioli, writer/artist of GI Joe vs. Transformers. Both creators will be signing and sketching their FCBD books for fans on Saturday May 3rd from 12pm-6pm (with a few breaks in there), and copies of both of their books will also be available for sale. The Beguiling will also have a great selection of other FCBD books for teens and adults on hand!

The Dragon

Opening Hours: 10am-7pm
Address: 55 Wyndham St. North, Unit T-19B, Guelph, Ontario, N1H7T8
Telephone: 519-763-5544
Website: www.thedragonweb.com

Along with the free comics, we will have a Stormtrooper on hand, and a large selection of TPBs on sale.

Quebec

La Boîte à B.D

Opening Hours: 11am-5pm
Address: 3161-B Dagenais Ouest, Laval, Quebec H7P 1T8
Telephone:
Website: www.laboiteabd.com
Facebook Event (Local)
Facebook Event (French)

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