Coolsville Pop Culture


How to find a store, who will be there, what the comics will be. It’s time for free comics!

Written by Gene Luen Yang!

Today is Free Comic Book Day!


That means you can pick most any comic book shop in the U.S. and walk in and get a comic book just for showing up. There will be Spongebob, Guardians of the Galaxy, Archie, Hello Kitty and many more, including Avatar written by Norville Rogers buddy Gene Luen Yang! You can see a list of many of the comics here.


Find a shop near you!

U.S. ZIP/CAN Postal Code or Address


Also, if you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, you should go to Flying Colors Comics and Other Cool Stuff. The owner, Joe Field, came up with the original idea for Free Comic Book Day and they always throw a big bash. And I used to work there! So tell them “Mikalatos sent me!”


Lastly, if you didn’t already listen, check out our podcast. We spoke to comics writer Mark Waid, writer and teacher Christy Blanch and comics all star Gene Luen Yang!

Here’s the one my 4 year old is going to be excited about.

By Matt Mikalatos

Matt Mikalatos is a writer not a fighter.