Free Comic Book Day is tomorrow -- find a participating shop here

Written by Sharon Eberson on .


Pow! Wham! Zap! Now that I have your attention, here's a reminder that it's Free Comic Book Day tomorrow. Here's hoping you can find a way to navigate marathon/Pirates/Penguins traffic and find the titles you are looking for at your favorite comic-book shop.

Check your local shops to see if they are participating. Those include:

New Dimension Comics
Ellwood City Megastore
516 Lawrence Ave.
Ellwood City, PA 16117 
Phone: (724) 758-2324
New Dimension Comics
West Mifflin Century III Mall 
3075 Clairton Rd. #940 
West Mifflin, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 655-8661

New Dimension Comics
Butler Clearview Mall
101 Clearview Circle 
Butler, PA 16001
Phone: (724) 282-5283

New Dimension Comics
Cranberry Township
20550 Route 19 - Piazza Plaza 
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Phone: (724) 776-0433

New Dimension Comics
Tarentum Pittsburgh Mills Mall
590 Pittsburgh Mill Circle
Tarentum, PA 15084
Phone: (724) 758-1560
Phantom of the Attic
411 S. Craig St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 621-1210
Phantom of the Attic
3766 William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 856-4403
Pittsburgh Comics
113 E. McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
(724) 941-5445
Arkham Gift Shoppe
3973 William Flynn Hwy. (Route 8)
Allison Park, PA 15101
1121 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 261-0900

FreeComicsCover1More than 2000 comic shops in 60 countries participate, including seven stores in our area. More than 4.5 million copies of 50 special titles are made available to be given away to those who visit a participating retailer. The event was founded by ComicsPRO board member and retailer Joe Field as a way to introduce new readers to comics, while calling back former readers and thanking current fans. asked local artist/writer Ed Piskor where he would be tomorrow.

FreeComicCoverTransEP: My friend and practically neighbor, Tom Scioli, is drawing the IDW FCBD comic Transformers vs. GI Joe, so we're making a sojourn to The Beguiling in Toronto to have our signing. That's one of the best shops on the continent. If I didn't draw this book I would be making a local tour of all the Pittsburgh shops to spend lots of money. First Eides, then Copacetic Comics, then Phantom of the Attic."

This year’s list of comics include: Guardians of the Galaxy, Archie, Hello Kitty, Spongebob Squarepants, Transformers vs. GI Joe, Sonic the Hedgehog, the Smurfs and many more fun-filled comics!  A complete list can be found at

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