May 2nd, 2014

News From Around The Kingdom: Free Comic Book Day and Irreplaceable Strips

by The King

Greetings Comics Kingdom Royalty!

Did you know that tomorrow, 5/03/2014, is Free Comic Book Day? Free Comic Book Day is when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local comic book shop for their participation and rules. To find a participating shop for Free Comic Book Day, click here.

Mother’s Day in the U.S. is only one week away! We have the perfect presents for mom, grandma, or even just a special treat for yourself!  Use our new “Search” feature to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift in the Comics Kingdom Online Store. Happy Shopping!

In other news …

Fox Studios has signed to produce a new “Flash Gordon” movie

Dennis the Menace is on Mr. Wilson’s emergency checklist

 

Jonathan Mahood (“Bleeker”) remembers a Canadian cartoonist and shows his support for Canadian comics and graphic novels …

Karen Moy (“Mary Worth”) acknowledges the passing of National Poetry Month and shares a poem …

John Rose offers a “Snuffy Smith” teaser about an upcoming series in “On My Drawin’ Table”

Dan Piraro shares a “Below Deck” comic that doesn’t quite click at first glance …

Brian Walker talks about suburbia and shares some throwback “Hi & Lois” strips …

Hilary Price finds some things are simply irreplaceable like replacement strips

Bill Bettwy (“Take It From The Tinkersons”) hosts a “Guess the Name” contest

Thanks for reading this week’s recap. See you next Friday!

Enjoy Free Comic Book Day and support your local comics book store!

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