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Free Comic Book Day 2019

Posted by Jamie Colegrove on

Free Comic Book Day (FCBD)  is an annual celebration of comics and pop culture at Packrat Comics is May 4, 2019. There's 50 different Free Comic Books this year so come join the fun and find your favorites!

Come meet the writer of 'Hope' one of the official Free Comic Book Day comics, Dirk Manning.

In honor of Star Wars Day coinciding with FCBD win a Force FX Star Wars Lightsaber and some other cool stuff and don't forget to pick up the free Star Wars comic. 

Comic Creators:

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. He is the writer of the 2019 Free Comic Book Day 'HOPE'. Come get a copy and meet the legend!

Tom Williams - Harvey Award nominee and CCAD graduate, Tom Williams art can be found on publishers like IDW, Dark Horse, Oni & Image Comics and of course Packrat on FCBD!


Molly Durst - Molly Durst has a mild alter ego as a graphic/web designer but by night she becomes a friendly neighborhood comic creator! Her latest work is Zodiac: Reimagined - a collection of images inspired by astrology myths.


JM Hunter - J.M. Hunter us a recent transplant to the Columbus area butca lifelong artist and comics creator. His current focus is heading the YACA(Young Adult Creators Alliance), initiative.

Matthew Spurlock- New guy, Matthew Spurlock is a freelance artist that I don't have a bio yet, but am working on it. Come back again soon to see what we get!

Ren McKinzie - Ren McKinzie is an art dedicated soul with many disciplines. A wild child for certain, Ren honed his work ethic in the US ARMY and his artistic skills at CCAD. Ren's many years in the arts field have culminated in the freelance artist he is today. 

Crafters & Vendors:

Paints & Peoples - A crafty mom who loves pop culture and making fun things.....My "Peoples" can be used for cake toppers, game pieces, desk tchotchkes (who doesn't want to proudly display the Thundercats or cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on their desk at work?). 

Sweets by Aud - Macarons, macarons, and more macarons.
Joshua Alan Snyder Hill - The wonderful world of Mr. Seams with his customized patches and neck ties, hand towels and hoodies, geek gear has never be sew spool!


Wiccy's Creations - Wiccy has her way with fabric! Get a custom dice bags, cinch bag or pillow case from this amazing stitcher! 

Before they open their official Hilliard location, grab a famous meatball from The Meatball Mafia food truck!

Bounce House
Costume Contest for Kids
Costume Contest for Adults
Games & More!

And don't forget about the FREE COMICS!

FREE COMICS? Yes, free comics on Saturday, May 4. Each person may select up to 5 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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