Come down to the General Store and Comics at Quaker Square on the University of Akron Campus and get Free Comic Books from all the top publishers.
FUN ACTIVITES! GREAT GUESTS! FREE COMIC BOOKS!
Join Akron Comicon for a day of comic—filled fun at the University of Akron’s own Quaker Square General Store & Newsstand Comics for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! On Saturday, May 4th 2013 from 10am to 4pm.
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Amazing Spider-Man #1, Quaker Square Newsstand Comics will be hosting the Akron Public Schools Art Contest. Students, elementary through high school, are encouraged to bring their 11”x17” colored-drawing of Spider-Man and any of his great cast of characters. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place winners.
Age categories are 13 and under, and above age 13.
Prizes for ages 13 and under will be – First Place: a Custom Sketch and a Godzilla figure; Second Place: 5 Free Comics; Third Place: Superhero lunch box full of candy.
Prizes for all ages above 13 will be – First Place: $100 gift card and a Custom Sketch; Second Place: $50 gift card and a Godzilla figure; Third Place: $25 gift card and 5 free comics.
TERRIFIC GUEST LINE-UP!
Joining us for the national celebration are comic creators: Dave Aikins (Sponge Bob), Mike W. Barr (Batman, Camelot 3000), Andy Bennett (Caliber Comics), Craig Boldman (Archie Comics), and Marc Sumerak (Marvel Comics). Meet our guests up close and personal. Learn what inspired them to write and draw some of your favorite characters. Experience the unveiling of American Knight with guests Rick Lozano and Jason Fitch!
MINI-COMIC BOOK WORKSHOP!
The Elyria Comic Book Initiative will be presenting Operation Comic Book—an all-day mini-comic workshop. Fans of all ages can learn how to create their very own comic book!
GASP: Guardians Advocating Child Safety and Protection
As a free public service, this nonprofit organization will be on hand to provide parents with a computer disc containing a permanent ID file, including fingerprints, a photo and an actual interview with each participating child.
FREE ADMISSION! FREE PARKING! FREE COMICS!
Quaker Square General Store & Newsstand Comics is located at:
120 E. Mill Street, Akron Ohio 44308