Free Comic Book Day 2018
Who doesn’t love the first Saturday of May (“,)
I’d totally Q for an event like this but with FCBD taking place on a Saturday morning, parkrun’s gotta come first.
Go on, what FCBD Titles did you get?
That sure is a lot of comics but don’t worry, I didn’t greedly grab as many free books I my hands could carry!
This is my lot of Free Titles. I scanned the FCBD website in advance but the only titles on my must list were Avengers, Spidy and Power Rangers. There was little chance of these titles disappearing before mid-day but nevertheless, was glad to nab them.
I don’t get over to the Big Bang to collect my comics often so when I do, it’s often to to collect 3 – 5 weeks worth of a standing order.
I didn’t take many pictures inside the shop on the day so check out their Instagram feed:
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Tomorrow from 9am, it’s #freecomicbookday come on in, enjoy it, bring us coffee. Check out some new titles, bring your kids or a friend who’s never read any before, and if you can try and buy something in your LCS whether it’s us or someone else. Free Comic Book Day is expensive for all the stores that take part but it’s great for everyone who love Comics whether they’re involved with then like us or readers like all of you who we’ll see tomorrow. Thanks for letting us be able to do this for all of you. Cheers, #bigbangcomics #dublin #lcs #fcbd #fcbd2018
A key element of Free Comic Book Day is to support One’s Local Comic Book Shop. Sure, I spent a lot of money in the Shop collecting my standing order but to be fair, even without FCBD I’d have spent the same amount anyway. So that end, I felt it appropriate to purchase something extra on the day. The above book sounds like a great behind-the-scenes on the history of X-Men comics so hopefully it’ll turn out well.
You know, I’ve actually got a FCBD Tradition…
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Cabinteely parkrun 🏞 lovely course and a perfect day for it. Sun was shining, birds were singing… almost too perfect… Tough as nails course though, talk about a character builder, 😂 they've a heck of a hill, which Runners do three times. Hardcore. #parkrun #parkruntourism #running #runnersofinstagram #instarunning #running #run_dublin_run #5k #cabinteelyparkrun
I hit up parkrun most weekends. Malahide is my local so FCBD presents me with worthy opportunity to visit other parkruns while I’m on the other side of Town. In 2015, I was in Newcastle, tried Tymon in 2016 and then Bushy Park last year. This year, it was Cabinteely.
Sonia O’Sullivan had run that parkrun the week previous in celebration of her 100th parkrun. Running Numbers weren’t as heavy this week but no stress. The course is beautiful and that Saturday was gorgeous. It was literally ideal, picturesque conditions with the sun shining and Birds singing in the park. It’s a tough course though with a hell of a hill that needs climbing, three times! Great craic though 🙂 Finished in 6th place… I can do better….