Gods & Monsters' Free Comic Book Day Celebration!

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Gods & Monsters' Free Comic Book Day Celebration! says
Join us in celebrating FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on Saturday May 7th! There will be artists and vendors set up, workshops, special sales and family-friendly entertainment going all day and night till we close at 12am!

As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Comic books are an original American art form, created in the early days of the twentieth century. They are fun to read, featuring a wide range of diverse story lines that capture the imagination of the readers. That's worth celebrating in our book!

Go here to see a list of the comics being given out this year: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/981

Balloon art & magic shows provided by our neighbors YES: Your Entertainment Spot... Face-Painting from 12pm-6pm by Lori Babson Jessup... Gaming demos... Costumed character appearances throughout the day... And free coffee tasting by Coffee Shop of Horrors! www.facebook.com/CoffeeShopofHorrors

20% OFF at our craft beer, cider, mead, wine & soda bar for everyone in costume... Over 150 bottle selection to choose from!

Creators set up for this year's Free Comic Book Day include:

Matthew Sutton, Orlando based artist who has done licensed work for Marvel, DC, Zenescope, and many others. www.instagram.com/sketchbooks

Barry Gregory and Steven Butler, creative team behind the John Aman Amazing Man comic series, www.indyplanet.us/gallant-comics & Ka-Blam comic book printing.

Jenni Gregory creator of the comics, DreamWalker, Summoner, Abby's Menagerie and Byrd, as well as sketch card artist for ChadPops, A1 Art Cards and more. www.indyplanet.us/brands/dreamwalker

Thomas Florimonte, known for his ink work for Marvel, and now creates his own comic series.

Rene Florimonte, the writer on the Lil' Na' & SoSo books illustrated by Thomas Florimonte. Part of the Kid Hero books series: www.indyplanet.us/brands/infernostudios

Roland Mann, former Marvel and Malibu editor, teaches comics at Full sail, novelist, and creator of the comics, Cat & Mouse and Demon's Tails.

Larry Jarrell

Bill Marimon

Alexiss Jaimes

Other panels such as "How to Get Into Comics" and "Cosplay Culture" will be held throughout the day. (Times to be announced.)

More details will be added as we get closer to the date, so stay tuned...

*Are you an artist, creator, publisher or entertainer interested in participating? Or have an idea for a panel or workshop? Please contact events@godmonsters.com and let us know how you would like to be involved.

Interested in volunteering at the event? Please contact info@godmonsters.com to find out how you can help.
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