Saturday, April 01, 2017

Free Comic Book Day 2017 is coming soon!

We're only 5 weeks away from the biggest comic book event of the year, Free Comic Book Day! We will have a selection of free comics available to readers on that day. In addition we will have an incredible list of guests who will be here from noon until 2pm to chat with fans, sign books, and help us make this the best Free Comic Book Day ever!

Francesco Francavilla - Francesco, a master illustrator and graphic designer, is best known as the artist of Afterlife With Archie, the acclaimed horror/zombie series set in the Archie Universe, and Will Eisner's The Spirit: The Corpse Makers, a crime noir adventure starring Eisner's most famous creation. Of course, you're also seen his art on hundreds of covers, as well as in the pages of Batman: The Black Mirror, Hawkeye, and other comics. He is also both artist and writer of The Black Beetle, the pulp-inspired hero series that will be returning from Dark Horse in the not-too-distant future. Francesco is kicking off a celebration of ten years in the US comics industry--and we're glad to be the first stop in this gala celebration!

Drew Geraci - Drew is one of the finest inkers in comics, as well as a skilled penciller. His has worked for Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, and more, providing inks and finishes for Birds of Prey, Flash, Green Lantern Corps, WildCATs, 52, SuperPatriot, Route 666, and much more. In addition, Drew is the author of the novels The Demands: Book 1 and The Demands: Book 2, presenting a compelling look inside the music industry.

Marcus Williams - Marcus, who first caught the attention of fans with his delightful art for the acclaimed series Hero Cats, is currently working on a new project, Tuskegee Heirs. As Marcus explains, the series is "a futuristic scifi adventure that follows a squadron of young, gifted aviators who are forced to become Earth's last line of defense against a menacing race of artificially intelligent villains bent on destroying civilization."

Joe Pruett - Joe is one of the masterminds behind Aftershock Comics, for which he also writes the acclaimed horror series Black-Eyed KidsJoe broke into the industry working with Bob Burden on Flaming Carrot in 1989. Joe is well known as the writer/co-creator of Dusty Star and Kilroy Is Here. Joe is also the head of Desperado Press, which has published numerous anthologies, comics, and art books, including the Eisner Award-winning The Art of Brian Bolland, The Art of Joe JuskoThe Art of Jeffrey Jonesand The Art of George PĂ©rez. Make sure to stop by on FCBD to get an autograph and speak with Joe about upcoming projects from Aftershock!

More to be Announced... SOOOOON!

The Dr. No's Free Comic Book Day Annual Kids (of All Ages) Costume Contest is on again this year! Come into Dr. No's on Free Comic Book Day dressed as your favorite character from Comics, Games, or Movies and enter our costume contest for fun and prizes! The best entries will be featured on our website.

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