Celebrate Free Comic Book Day Locally at Arsenal Comics and Games!

Saturday, May 6, 2023 starting at 11 am in Newbury Park

By Macaroni KID Conejo Valley - Malibu - Calabasas May 4, 2024

Free Comic Book Day, held every first Saturday in May, is not just an event—it's a celebration! Rally the kids, unleash your inner superhero, and zoom into your local comic book shop to snag some free comics. Dive into a world where imagination knows no bounds and capes are always in fashion. Local comic book stores often turn up the excitement with special events throughout the entire month! Have your kids met the iconic Marvel and DC heroes? Before these characters were saving the day on big screens and television, they leapt from the vibrant pages of comic books.

The origin of comic books stretches back to 1897, with the publication of The Yellow Kid in McFadden Flats, marking the beginning of a thrilling evolution into today's eclectic comic book universe. Step into any comic book store now, and you'll find a treasure trove of genres waiting to captivate every reader—from swashbuckling superheroes to mesmerizing science fiction and fantasy, laugh-out-loud humor, gripping non-fiction, chilling horror, and enchanting manga. Virtually every film character or theme has leaped into the comic book realm.

The debut of Superman in 1938 catapulted comic books into a golden age, birthing a galaxy of superheroes like Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, Captain America, Flash, Spiderman, Incredible Hulk, X-Men, and more. But the colorful world of comics doesn't stop with heroes in capes. Remember the classic adventures of Star Wars, Archie, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Chip 'n' Dale, and the numerous Disney comics? Or how about chuckling along with Woody Woodpecker, Dennis the Menace, Richie Rich, and Casper the Friendly Ghost? These were the staples of many childhoods, including mine—I've even kept some of my cherished issues!

So, why not make this Free Comic Book Day a spectacular family outing? Discover the stories where heroes are born and legends come alive. Your local comic book store is your gateway to new adventures, timeless tales, and endless fun. Don’t miss out on the magic—mark your calendar, and let the fantastic voyage begin!

You don't need to go far to find your family's next comic book adventure

Come see why literally thousands of people have made Arsenal in Thousand Oaks their go to place on Free Comic Book Day - FCBD or anytime of year! 

Arsenal Comic and Games - Newbury Park

1610-1 Newbury Road, Newbury Park CA 91320 | (805) 499-6197

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Additional location:  Arsenal Ventura - 3431 Telegraph Road, Ventura CA 93003

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