Please join us for FREE Comic Book Day on Sat May 6!
FCBD is the world's largest comic book related event, happening in more than 2300 comic book specialty shops in more than 60 countries--- and it all started right here at Flying Colors!
All day long on Saturday May 6, we'll be giving away thousands of special edition FCBD comics for free!There are FCBD comics for young readers as well as adult readers, for those who are totally new to comics and for those who are total comics fans!
If you've been to one of our FCBD events, you know what a party it is! So please, if you will, bring your friends to introduce them to comics and to Flying Colors!
Please note: quantities are limited, so we cannot guarantee all FCBD editions will be available all day.
For a list of all the FCBD comics, click
Flying Colors will be having a very rare
with specials so enticing, we're waiting until the big day to announce them! The sale will run both on Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7.
Please note: The free comics are ONLY available on Saturday May 6.
We're pleased to welcome artist
) to Flying Colors on FCBD. Matt will do 10 minute sketches for $10 each (limit one per family) on a blank comic book cover we'll provide--- with 100% of the proceeds going to the
, a great charity that creates a financial safety net for comic creators needing emergency medical aid and financial support for essentials of life.
Get here early to book your sketch because Matt's time will be limited and these sketches will be
MORE! On Free Comic Book Day, we will be announcing more Special Events, so be here to get the scoop first!
We'll have some prizes to give away. We have a
Kids Costume Contest
for kids 12 and under. All Kinds Costume Contest photos will be taken in the same spot in front of Flying Colors, near our Captain Four Color life-size stand-up. You're also likely to see some cool cosplayers here, so be sure to bring your camera/phone to get some great pix!
MORE! We are happy to welcome back our official FCBD photographer, Oscar Benjamin! Look for FCBD photo highlights on our Facebook page after the event.
In addition, we are planning to have a drone photographer here, too.We're hoping to get some aerial video of FCBD, including a BIG WAVE from everyone in line. Make a sign, wear a costume--- and smile big when you locate the drone!
There will be refreshments, including Libby's nearly world famous
brownies, custom cakes from Alpine Bakery... and more!
MORE! Be sure to enter our Free Comic Book Day contest. Prizes include tickets to Chris Hardwick's ID10T Festival of comics, comedy & live music, full sets of FCBD comics, and other prizes!
As always, THANK YOU for your support of Flying Colors. We appreciate everyone who chooses to shop with us!
Joe "FlyCoJoe" Field
(Please be sure to check out the short video at the bottom of this email for a message from a guy who is or has been Superman, Clark Kent, Jeremiah Danvers (Supergirl's earthly dad) and Jonathan Kent (Superman's earthly dad)... now that's some cool pop culture cred!)
IMPORTANT EVENT NOTES:
* Parking is likely to be limited on FCBD, so we suggest going to the spaces available behind Oak Grove Plaza.
* Flying Colors will have extra staff on had and we will do all we can to move the line as quickly as possible once we open at 11AM.
* We ask that you keep the entrances to all other shops here clear at all times to allow other Oak Grove Plaza shoppers easy access.