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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Free Comic Book Day 2015 Los Angeles Guide

Yo, I want some free comics! Well, boys and girls and the new standard of those accepted in-between them you all have the ability to go out this Saturday and get free comics around LA.

Unless noted all events takes place on Saturday, May 2, some are going for two days and some are going all month long. So go outside and enjoy Free Comic Book Day, follow the link for official info about the day.

Blastoff Comicfest
The Federal
5303 Lankershim Blvd,
North Hollywood, CA 91601

Blastoff Comicfest will transform The Federal into a mini comic convention this Saturday, May 2 for Free Comic Book Day. Comic book creators, writers and artists will be in attendance for sketches, your questions and to sign your stuff. Blastoff, the store, will be open too with deals and more free comics to give out. You're walking distance from the NOHO 7, so you can catch Avengers 2 after getting your books.

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Culver City Teen Center

Overland Ave, Culver City, California 90230
By no means in second place is Comic Bug with a huge amount of writers and artisst out in their rented Teen Center for their own con too. Check their site for a full list of names as their slow to put them online. One of the stand out activities they'll have is Sketch Fighter, where artists team up with comedians in a battle royale competition. 

Meltdown's Free Comic Book Day
Open 11am
Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Bl.

Signings, and chances to win prizes with a raffle and a cosplay contest, one contest is for your pet.

Galaxy of Comics
17306 Saticoy St

Van Nuys, California

Galaxy of Comics is keeping it simple with sales and signings, they're slow to get the anmes attending up too. Check their site.

Collector's Paradise
Two Locations
The whole month is has free comics at both locations. Come back every Saturday weekend to meet new artists and get more free comics. What sets them apart is a stamp card. Get stamps each week to get more free stuff next week.

Comics Factory
1298 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106

Jacob Semahn (Goners) Lissa Treiman, (Giant Days)and Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets) just to name a few will be attending their celebration.

Dreamworld Comics
Opens 10am
12402 Washington Pl
Los Angeles, CA

Just head back and you can have Angus Oblong (Creepy Susie, 13 Tales for Troubled Children, and TV's The Oblongs), Sarah Banning (Find Kelley Green) and Nick Doan (Monster Elementary) sing your stuff and get free goodies.

Golden Apple Comics
Opens at 10am
7018 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, California
A sidewalk sale with $1 snack.

Pulp Fiction Books
10 AM – 7PM
Two locations
4328 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230
1742 Clark Ave
Long Beach, CA 90815
Check their site for signing times, they give more comics when you bring a can to feed the hungry.

DJ's Universal Comics
11390 Ventura Blvd Suite 9, Studio City, California 91604
-50% OFF - Trades, Hardcovers, Back Issues and VARIANT covers.
-20% OFF Toys and Statues
-Selected Back Issues for ONE DOLLAR!

Sites with little information that may be updated before the event:

Hi De Ho Comics
Open 11am
1431 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica, California

Earth 2
15017 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks,
California 91403

Earth-2 Comics Northridge
8967 Reseda Blvd, Northridge, California 91324

Universal CityWalk 
4116 W Burbank Blvd
Burbank, California

House of Secrets
1930 W Olive Ave
Burbank, California