Our first Free Comic Book Day was our biggest day ever. We had a massive turnout of people looking for free comics. We also gave them free pizza from Cogan’s and free coffee and breakfast from Yorgos – wow! The offerings for FCBD 2009 were the best ever, with Blackest Night, Avengers, Owly, Archie, Transformers, GI Joe and Wolverine – just to name a few. We had a great sale on graphic novels, door prizes and giveaways throughout the day. We even gave away a $100.00 Wolverine omnibus! Everyone had a blast, comic books were promoted and everyone left happy. We can’t wait for next year!
Our first event set the bar for all to come. Watchmen was one of the biggest comic book movie releases ever, so we thought it would be cool to go with a bunch of comic book lovers. We bought movie tickets for all of our subscribers (around 40 at the time) and headed out to MacArthur Center for 2 hours of full frontal male nudity. Reviews of the film were mixed, but the free booze helped ease the pain. A great crowd and a fun evening for all.