It's the most. WONDERFUL. Time of the YEAR!
It's FREE COMIC BOOK DAY and we've got some real exciting stuff planned so keep up with our Facebook page to get updates but the basics are all here!
We're opening EARLY - like 9am early. So you have time to get your hands on some awesome issues!
There are some truly awesome FREE COMICS that will be available including, but not limited to Riverdale, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, DC Comics, Barrier by Brian K Vaughn, Avengers, Pokemon, Miraculous, Simpsons/Bongo Comics, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Amazing Spider-Man, Spongebob Squarepants and MORE!!!
We've got almost everything in the store ON SALE for 20% OFF except new comics, dollar comics, supplies, select wall books and art work. But that still means you can save BIG on items like Funko POPs, action figures, statues, trade paperbacks, hard cover books and bin back issues!!!
Our famous DOLLAR RAFFLES are back and we'll have some really, truly awesome items available so stay tuned to more info!
Also - if you spend $100 or more, you will get a fully stamped reward card PLUS five (5) extra stamps ($50 value)!!!
Did someone say guests? We've got some great guests for you!
How about legendary painter / artist GREG HILDEBRANDT! Greg will be joined by the amazing Angela Fernot and will be here from 12pm-5pm. He'll be taking sketch requests, have prints for sale as well as copies of his Tolkien book!
Greg is happy to sign items that customers either buy from ESM or bring themselves - up to 3 FREE! After that, there is a $10 charge per additional signature.*** Military veterans (with Military ID required) get special pricing and up to 6 free signatures.
***Greg's cover for Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 is the only exception. There is a charge to sign this of $50 as Greg will ONLY EVER sign 50 copies lifetime!
Greg will NOT be sketching in store but will take requests to be mailed to customers once completed at his studio. Customers who want a sketch must buy a sketch cover from East Side Mags and leave it with Greg in addition to payment BEFORE leaving the store including $10 for shipping. Pricing is as follows:
- Pencil sketch by Greg - Head Sketch ($50), Bust Sketch ($100), Full Figure ($150) with additional figures $100 each
- Inks available by Angela Fernot (over Greg's pencils) - Inked Head ($30 additional), Inked Bust ($50 additional), Inked Full Figure ($100 additional) with additional inked figures $75 additional each
- Color sketches (pencils by Greg, inks by Angela Fernot, coloring and final art by Greg) start at $150+ with final price to be determined per individual request
Greg is also happy to take commission requests from interested buyers but will only be accepting painting and black board commissions. Sketch commissions will only be available via Sketch Covers purchased from East Side Mags.
Greg is also happy to take photos with fans!!!
We've also got KEIKI EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP in the house! If you've got kids, this is the BEST summer experience you can imagine! Each day is a special field trip somewhere and the experiences your kids get will last a lifetime!
Last, we've got out amazing COSPLAY CONTEST with special guest judges! Come by in costume or cosplay and we'll take your picture and contact info. At the end of the day, our special COSPLAY CONTEST JUDGES will vote on a BEST KIDS COSTUME and BEST ADULT COSTUME (Adult as in age NOT appropriateness so let's try to keep it clean, huh?). We'll have some really awesome prizes for the winners too!