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Free Comic Book Day 2024
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May 4 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

“One more time at the Gardner….”

From generations of memories past to generations to come, you and all ages of your family are invited to Free Comic Book Day at Paradox!


Free Comic Book Day books & EXCLUSIVE Paradox moving poster!

We’ll hand out this year’s FREE titles in our Event Center. Attendees will line up starting at our entrance behind the Gardner. We’ll have staff on hand as well to help you get to where you need to be. You can expect a line of your fellow pop culture fans so plan your trip and look for Paradox staff ready to help!

Shopping & Sales

Free comics are just the beginning! We’re sure you can’t leave without taking advantage of our awesome deals over on our retail side:

20% OFF

Comic Books / Graphic Novles / Manga / Comic Supplies / Board Games & MORE!

*Massive $.50c Back Issue Sale!

Browse more than 125 long boxes PACKED with comics for only fifty cents! This is a treasure trove from our warehouse filled with great reads from decades of collections.

Exclusive Paradox Moving Poster!

We’ve once again commissioned and incredible piece from Troy Becker Art & it’s FREE to our first 250 attendees! You’ve got to add this one to last year’s X-Men themed poster and there’s no better piece to commemorate our move than seeing the Hulk do our heavy lifting!

Download a preview of the poster here.

About FCBD

Comic readers, super-hero movie / TV fans, and longtime collectors, FCBD is for everyone. You and your family choose from 50 different titles from the industry’s top publishers. 2024 is packed from cover-to-cover with great places to start reading & collecting for every fan. Here’s just a few of this year’s unbelievable books that will transform your imagination:

  • Energon Universe: Robert Kirkman, creator & writer of The Walking Dead, has re-envisioned some of the greatest characters in pop culture and this completely original, never-before-published set of stories is a glimpse into the worlds of Tranformers, GI Joe, & the instant classic sci-fi comic Void Rivals!
  • Ultimate Comics: No matter when you fell in love with Spider-Man and the rest of the Marvel Universe, this is the ultimate starting point. You might be returning to reading or beginning your collection and you’ll fall in love with this brand-new take on comics greatest heroes and villains!

These and many others make this year not to be missed.

In The Future

In just a few months, Paradox Comics-N-Cards will be moving to 814 Main Ave S. We’ll announce the date soon along with all our plans for the summer to celebrate our history at the Gardner and launch our future at the new spot. We’re calling it all “One more time at the Gardner…”. We’ve been honored by generations of pop culture fans and it’s hard to believe that we’re about to take on a whole new era. So come down to Free Comic Book day and share your memories of our 31 year home while we dream about what comes next…

For any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We can help with everything from accessibility to information and we can’t wait to see you!