Get Free Comic Books During Halloween ComicFest
BALTIMORE, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ On Saturday, October 27, participating comic shops across North America and around the world will hand out more than 1.7 million free comics to anyone who comes into their shop during Halloween ComicFest! During the event, anyone who goes into a participating comic shop can choose a free comic from the 34 titles available this year and participate in the fun Halloween-themed activities hosted by the comic shops.
Thirty-four free comics, including 22 full-size and 12 mini-comics can be picked up. This year's titles include Marvel Comics' Ms. Marvel #1, Superior Spider-Man #1, and Thor: Road to War of the Realms #1; DC Comics' John Constantine: The Hellblazer; and Hellboy, Jughead: The Hunger, and Rise of the TMNT, among other spooktacular titles for comic readers of all ages.
Halloween ComicFest also features "The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever!", running now through November 8 th. Fans can enter one of five categories Superhero/Comics, Video Games, TV/Movie, Horror, or Original just by uploading a picture of themselves in costume and submitting it into the appropriate category on the contest site. Everyone who enters will be eligible for the category Vote Winners prizes of a $100 Shopping Spree to their local comic shop. The adult and child entries who earn the most votes in their respective categories will win. Voting takes place from November 1st through November 8th.
Fans who upload a picture of themselves in costume and holding one of the 34 official 2018 Halloween ComicFest Full-Size or Mini-Comics comics are eligible to win more prizes, including a $100 and $500 shopping spree to their local comic shop! Winners for these prizes will be selected at random.
"We want communities to participate in Halloween ComicFest not only to discover various types of comics from the great selection offered, but to see comic shops as premiere destinations for Halloween fun, a great place to meet like-minded people, and an opportunity to discover the new, cool comic and pop-culture items available each week and all year long," said Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Ashton Greenwood. "This year is the perfect time to visit your local comic book shop and celebrate Halloween ComicFest!"
For more information about Halloween ComicFest, the free comics, costume contest, and to find a participating comic shop, go to www.halloweencomicfest.com. So, get in your Halloween costumes and take your family and friends to check out free comics and fun at your local comic shop!
ABOUT HALLOWEEN COMIC FESTHalloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season by giving away free comic books to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is held the Saturday before Halloween and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many reasons why comic shops are a great destination for Halloween themed comic books, products and merchandise. From zombies, vampires, monsters and aliens to costumes and more, comic shops have it all when it comes to Halloween fun!
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