Wow, it's May already! We here at KLC Central have barely had time to catch our collective breath from the New York Comic-Con (a report is forthcoming. Please forgive our tardiness as most of the crew have been fighting colds and family crises since the big event), and now Free Comic Book Day is upon us! On Saturday, May 3, many of your favorite Kids Love Comics creators will be attending events at participating local comic book shops across the nation! Among them will be Jimmy (Amelia Rules!)Gownley, Steve (Astounding Space Thrills, Star Trek)Conley, and John (Buzzboy, Roboy Red, NASCAR Heroes)Gallagher at Cards, Comics and Collectibles, in Reisterstown, MD; John Gallagher (can the man really be in two states in one day?!?) and Rich (Roboy Red, Buzzboy) Faber will be at Captain Blue Hen Comics, in Newark, Delaware, along with KLC friends Jamar (Grosse Adventures) Nicholas, Scott (Scooby Doo) Neely, and Mike (Monsterman, Brave and the Bold cartoon, Superman Adventures) Manley, among others. Other friends of KLC who are making appearances include Mark (Banana Tail) McKenna, at Grasshopper Comics in Williston Park, NY; Art Balthazar and Franco, of Tiny Titans and Patrick the Wolf Boy fame, at Challengers Comics + Conversation, in Chicago, IL; and Mike (Herobear and the Kid) Kunkel at Atomic Comics – Metrocenter, in Phoenix AZ. For more info on where to find your favorite comics creators check out the FCBD website!
Oh, in case you want to know what to look for, here are some of the covers of the KLC FCBD comics. First is Amelia Rules! Comics and Stories:
Next,the Kids Love Comics "Comic Book Diner" anthology features fun stories, how-to's, and more, by some of comics' top all-ages creators! John Gallagher's Buzzboy! Scott Sava's Dreamland Chronicles! Patrick the Wolfboy! Roboy Red! Banana Tail — and more! All hosted by Jimmy Gownley's Amelia Rules! characters! Plus: A Super-Cool Guide and Recommended Reading List of the best in Kids' Comics! A great introduction (and helpful guide) to comics for readers of all-ages:
Finally, NASCAR Heroes All Stars Special:
Please check the above link to the rest of the Free Comic Book Day offerings for more! We hope we'll see you at your favorite comic shop on May 3rd, Free Comic Book Day!