Green Brain Comics
FCBD 2016

Free Comic Book Day 2016
is Saturday, May 7th!
10am to 6pm

Dearborn comic store celebrates artform with thousands of free comics.

Green Brain Comics is proud to announce their 15th annual Free Comic Book Day Celebration.
On Saturday, May 7th, you can be a part of the biggest day of the year at Metro Detroit's finest comic shop.

            Each year, the comic book industry join forces to create special comics printed up just for Free Comic Book Day (FCBD).
Over 6 million FCBD comics will be given out around the world at participating comic shops.
Green Brain Comics will have almost 50 different titles available to choose from, in a multitue of genres, styles, and reading levels.

            Just for visiting Green Brain Comics on Saturday, May 7th, you can choose up to 3 different FCBD comics.
And there will be opportunities for you to get even more for helping out some worthwhile causes.
You can get up to 3 extra FCBD comics for each of the following donations.
Canned food for Gleaners Community Food Bank,
gently used books for Friends of the Dearborn Library,
and old cell phones to benefit Cell Phones for Soldiers.
And finally, you can get one extra FCBD comic for attending that day in a costume.
That's a lot of free comics!
Green Brain Comics will also awarding door prize drawings, for special FCBD t-shirts, limited comic books,
and a variety of fun collectibles. Please bring all donations to the front entrance on Michigan Avenue when you enter.

            A portion of every purchase that day will go to support the Friends for the Dearborn Animal Shelter. 
Volunteers will be in attendance with an adoptable pet.
For more info about all their great work go to

 There will also be two seperate cosplay contests at 12pm and at 3pm.
Sign up will be required, prizes for the winners will include trophies, merchandise and gift certificates.

            As you exit Green Brain Comics be sure to visit the big tent behind the store.
Several local comic creators will exhibiting their comics, prints, and running occasional interactive drawing programs.
Guests include
David Petersen (Mouse Guard),
Jay Fosgitt (Rocket Raccoon & Groot),
Ruth McNally Barshaw (Ellie McDoodle Diaries).

            Entertainment will be provided by Alter Ego Management, and a host of local DJ's from Detroit's Underground Resistance.

            This event is made possible in part by a sponsorship from the
East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority
Beaumont Health Systems

            Free Comic Book Day happens on Saturday, May 7th from 10am to 6pm at Green Brain Comics
which is located at 13936 Michigan Avenue in East Downtown Dearborn.
For more info, go to

Green Brain Comics celebrates 30th anniversary with a giant party

Green Brain Comics starts the festivities marking their 30th anniversary a little early.
On Saturday, May 2nd comic book store across the globe celebrate FREE COMIC BOOK DAY.


FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2015 will be a great opportunity to try out new stories at no risk.
Green Brain Comics will have over 50 different titles ranging in subject, genre and suggested reading level.
And you can choose 3 different books, just for showing up.
Superhero titles like BATMAN  and the AVENGERS, funny comics like SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS,
and serious stuff like the first chapter of the comic-only sequel to Chuck Palahnuik’s cult classic FIGHT CLUB.

Along with the great selection of Free Comic Book Day comics,
Green Brain Comics will also be hosting several local comic creators.
Among the creator guests will be local favorite Jay Fosgitt.
Jay is the creator of BODIE TROLL and an artist on the MY LITTLE PONY comic.
You can even get your Free Comic Book Day edition of BODIE TROLL signed

At Green Brain Comics, Free Comic Book Day is about more than just the comics. It’s also about community.
Several local organizations will be represented during Free Comic Book Day.
A portion of every purchase that day will benefit the FRIENDS FOR THE DEARBORN ANIMAL SHELTER,
who will also be on hand with an adoptable animal.

You can get more Free Comic Book Day comics and help out great causes if you
and old cell phones (CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS).

And finally, while you’re visiting on Free Comic Book Day you get to check out Green Brain Comics new building,
meet local celebrities, and help Green Brain Comics celebrate 30 years of doing business
in the beautiful East Downtown Dearborn Business District.

Free Comic Book Day is made possible in part by our sponsors, Oakwood Healthcare System
and the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority.

Green Brain Comics is located at 13936 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.
For more information,
call 313-582-9444 or check out the Facebook event at

Here is the full list of FCBD Free Comics this year

Look what we did in 2013!

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FB Cover Photo FCBD Jay Fosgitt

What is Free Comic Book Day?

Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world are giving away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores.

Which comics are being given away for free?
Below you will find a large selection of comics printed especially for
Free Comic Book Day. These book are paid for in cooperation
between participating publishers and retailers.

How do you get a Free Comic?
The simple act of visiting Green Brain Comics on Saturday May 4th
qualifies you to receive three Free Comic Book Day comics.
But that's not all!!!

Want more FCBD comicbooks?
We have come up with several ways for you to get more and help the community at the same time.

All day we will be accepting donations for the
following list of non-profit organizations.

Ways to get more Free Comic Book Day comicbooks Benefitting Organization
Gleaners Community Food Bank
will be here to accept canned & non-perishable food items.
(You can receive up to one extra fcbd comic per charity donated to)
Cell Phones for Soldiers
Donate your old cellphones to be recycled for phone cards.
(You can receive up to one extra fcbd comic per charity donated to)
A portion of every sale will be donated to support
Friends for the Dearborn
Animal Shelter
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Come to the event in costume,
check into the store on Facebook,
Foursquare, Google+ or Yelp,
ride your bike to the event
and get extra FCBD comic books
Official Tshirt fy Joe Foo

Free Comic Book Day 2013 Guest List

Jeremy Bastian
David Petersen 1pm
Joe Foo
Jay Fosgitt
Jesse Hughes
Jay Jacot
Scott Ewen
Jennifer & Audra Rose
Marty Hirchak
Mark Rudolph
Joshua Moore
Jesse Rubenfeld
Randy Zimmerman

Musician / DJ services facilitated by
Alter Ego Management / Underground Resistance
DJ Ray 7

Mayoral Proclamation 11am
Special performances by
Billy Mark 2:00pm
Mosaic Youth Theater 3:00pm
Ivan Antonio 4:00pm
Simone Winter 5:30pm
Poetry Smash w/Paul Arrand Rodgers 7pm
Mosaic Youth Theater