Saturday is the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day and if you saw the news on WSIL 3, you know we have a number of events going on to celebrate:
Free comic books all day. Everyone coming into the store gets 2 free books, 2 more if you come in costume and 1 more if you have your Preferred Customer Card with you. Get 1 book for every 2 back issues you buy off the rack, 1 for every 5 cans of food you bring in for the Good Samaritan Food Pantry and 2 for every action figure you purchase.from the figure room. 2 more if you come in costume.
All graphic novels Buy one, get one of equal or lesser value, 1/2 off
10 a.m. to noonish: Sketches by Matthew Miller of Capybara Ink
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet the hosts of WDBX's Nerd Heard
Noon to 4 Meet Stimpy, a rescue cat from the Humane Society of Jackson County. While Stimpy is here, we will donate 10% of all purchases to the Humane Society.
Noon to 4: Meet the members of the Southern Illinois Steampunk Society and talk steampunk and comics with them.
4 to 7: Meet the members of the So Il Roller Girls. Get autographs and photos and find out more about roller derby.
While they last cookies from Insomnia Cookies and coupons from Fat Patties. Free cotton candy courtesy of Murdale True Value.
La Unica Bakery will be selling pastries to those waiting in line prior to our opening the doors.