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Not at Comic Con

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Not at Comic Con

Not making the pilgrimage to San Diego Comic Con? Join us at Packrat instead! Come experience the fun and camaraderie of Comic Con without the long trek across the country at our annual Not At Comic Con celebration starting at 10am on July 22, 2017. Stand in line for free swag! The first 200 people in line get a bag of goodies including free trade paper backs! Get your picture taken with the amazing, spectacular web crawler himself, Spider-Man. He'll be swinging by around noon for selfies and portraits. Free screen printing on your shirt for Not at Comic Con...

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How do I get me some of those free comics?

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How do I get me some of those free comics?

FREE COMICS? Yes, free comics on Saturday, May 6. Each person may select up to 3 free comics from the selection of FCBD comics we purchased from the publishers. You will then be able to 'purchase' additional comics by donating non-perishable food items to our food drive. Thank you as always for your continued generosity!

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Sensory Friendly Free Comic Book Evening

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Sensory Friendly Free Comic Book Evening

Sometimes, the crowds can be too much for our more sensitive friends so this year we are starting our first annual Quiet Free Comic Book Evening on May 6. Starting at 6pm on Free Comic Book Day, we will have our facilities open to those individuals who may struggle with the noise and larger crowds that gather during FCBD. We will have a full supply of comics, the joust ring, bounce house and of course Willy Wonka will be here to help make it an extra special event for you! Sensory Friendly FCBD Details: To prevent too many people in...

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Sweet Christmas! Free Comic Book Day

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Sweet Christmas! Free Comic Book Day

How do we make celebrating free comic book day even sweeter? Add sugar? Nope. Sweet Potato casserole? Definitely not. Create a chocolate river? Sounds like a great idea, so maybe. Free comics for a year? Absolutely! You heard right. We're going to give away a free comic every week for a year to 10 lucky people. With every purchase you make on FCBD, you will be given an envelope and within each envelope you'll find sweet prizes, pins, trinkets, gift cards, coupons or a golden ticket! Track down Willy Wonka and the Oompa Loompas for even more sweet treats! Still...

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2017 Free Comic Book Day Creators

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2017 Free Comic Book Day Creators

The official list of creators joining Packrat for our 2017 Free Comic Book Day Celebration!   Tom Williams - Harvey Award recipient and CCAD graduate, Tom Williams art can be found on publishers like IDW, Dark Horse, Oni & Image Comics and of course Packrat on FCBD!   Dirk Manning - "Tales of Mr. Rhee" & "Nightmare World" creator & writer, Dirk Manning's haunting tales have been whispered through the halls of Image Comics, Devil's Due, Caliber Press, Aspen and Big Dog Ink.   Basement Fodder - Every hero has his sanctuary, villain his lair, and podcaster his asylum. Dave...

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