Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Get your Archies on Free Comic Book Day on Saturday

Archie Comics creative folks will be making the rounds on Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5, so get yourself to one of these locales to pick up your free copy ...

Bob Bolling will be at Coliseum of Comics Orlando from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:
4722 South Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL 32839
(407) 240-7882

Scott Rosema will be at Langes Sports Connection and Comic Books:
1054 Sternberg Road
Muskegon, MI 49444
(231) 798-3097

Fernando Ruiz will be at Dewey's Comic City from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.:
13 Park Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 593-0042

Dan Parent will be at Main Street Comics from noon to 4 p.m.:
157 Dolson Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 342-0458

Joe Staton will be at Jim Hanleys Universe:
4 West 33rd St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 268-7088

Nelson Ribeiro will be at The Dragon's Den at 2 p.m. signing books and sketching and taking questions from the fans in a 4:30pm Q & A:
2600 South Rd.
Poughkeepsie Plaza Mall
Poughkeepsie NY, 12601
(845) 471-1401

Ian Flynn will be at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find:
1957 East 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 375-7462

Jim Amash will be at Acme Comics:
2150 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 574-2263

Bill Galvin will be at Night Flight Comics:
Library Square
210 East 400 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 532-1188

Betty & Veronica artist Steven Butler will be at 3 Alarm Comics for Free Comic Book Day. As a special treat, Scott Hoverman's 3 Alarm Comics will have free early copies of Betty & Veronica Double Digest #151 to give to fans. Steven Butler will be signing them for free, as well. This is the comic featuring the new look you have heard so much about. For more information, call (228) 392-9833.
3 Alarm Comics
15214 Menoyne Blvd
Biloxi , MS 39532

Here are the offerings for Free Comic Book Day:

“Legend of the Lost Lagoon.”
Little Archie, several campers and two counselors are boating on Loon Lake when they are suddenly caught in a dangerous storm. A golden owl, thought only to be a legend, directs them to the safety of a hidden tunnel that leads them to yet another legend, the Lost Lagoon.
STORY, ART and COVER: Bob Bolling.
On sale DCD May 5, 2007
32-page, full-color comic

"Unburying the Hatchet"
What could be better than Dr. Eggman's killer robot, Metal Sonic? How about the real thing! What has turned Sonic against his friends in Knothole, and who among our heroes has to power to stop the true blue hero-gone-bad?
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn ART: Tracy Yardley! (pencils) and Jim Amash (inks).
Fiercely free cover by Spaz!
On sale DCD May 5, 2007
32-page, full-color comic

Elsewhere in Archie Comics ...


“The Return of the Elevenaire!”: The mysterious stranger last seen in ARCHIE #545 and JUGHEAD #157 now pays Riverdale’s resident richest teen a visit. Ironic, since this stranger’s M.O. is handing out 11 dollars to other strangers, and the latest recipient is a millionaire. But when Veronica finds herself trapped at the bottom of a well, her newfound cash ends up being good fortune indeed! Find out how in this intriguing tale! SCRIPT: Craig Boldman. ART: Dan Parent.
“A Hair Affair”: Veronica’s bad hair day is so bad, it’s caused everyone else’s day to be bad, too! SCRIPT: Bill Golliher. ART: Dan Parent.
“An Old Story”: When the bookstore clerk gives Veronica a summary of a romantic story from the pirate days, the love triangle within is all too familiar! SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Dan Parent.
On sale newsstand May 15, 2007
32-page, full-color comic

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