Posted October 10, 2013 by Norby Ela in Events

HALLOWEEN COMICFEST 2013: Free Comics & Costume Contest!

Free Comic Book Day 2013 was a glorified geek fandom event in Manila and across all nations. Here we are, October… Halloween Comicfest 2013 comes again.


On the weekend before Halloween, over 1,400 comic book shops will give away over 1 million free Halloween themed comics and mini-comics ranging from Batman and Spider-Man to Adventure Time and My Little Pony during Halloween ComicFest.

Halloween ComicFest takes place on October 26th and 27th at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S. and beyond. Twenty-two free mini and full sized comics being given out, including such titles asBatmanThorSpider-ManArchie,Adventure Time and other great titles for comic readers of all ages. Individual stores will host their own special events during the weekend, with activities such as costume contests, appearances by local artists, fun games, and more for the whole family. Certain comic shops also use Halloween ComicFest to help promote community awareness through blood drives, family building programs and other non-profit sponsored activities during the weekend that bring the community and families closer together.

Stores will also participate in promoting “The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever”, where customers can submit their costume photos to the Halloween ComicFest website and win prizes. Two randomly chosen winners will get $500 to the comic shop of their choice, along with other great prizes such as graphic novels, collectible statues, pop-culture related items and more. To enter the contest or for more information, contestants are encouraged to go towww.halloweencomicfest.com/costumecontest.


Norby Ela

Now residing in San Diego, CA, I strive to work in art and further grow FlipGeeks around the world.