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Free Comic Book Day at Kinokuniya Book Shop

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by Serena (subscribe)
Just a girl spreading the word about all the fun (and probably nerdy) things to do!
Come to the QVB and get free comic books
Free comics? Yes! Free comics!

Saturday 4th of May from 10am - 7pm at Level 2, The Galeries, 500 George Street, opposite QVB, Sydney, Kinokuniya will be participating in Free Comic Book Day, where retailers will be giving away more than 4.6 million comic books!

You can check out where stores will be popping up at

If you turn up, anyone who asks will be given a FREE comic book, no purchase needed.

The store will also have 20% off other manga in English, Chinese and Japanese. There will also be a list of artists attending at 11am - 4pm such as:

Pat Grant
Marcelo Baez
Sorab Del Rio
Gee Hale
David Yardin
Jon Sommariva
Madeleine Rosca
Christopher Sequeira
Leigh Rigozzi
Greg Holfeld
Chris Yee
Tim McEwen

There will also be a Cosplay competition throughout the event, so get dolled up in your best costumes and make your way to the store to find other like minded fans and compare your wear.

On Free Comic Book Day, a Kinokuniya photographer will be taking photos of people dressed in their favourite character's outfits. They will then upload those photos to their Facebook page The photo with the most 'likes' in each category will receive a $100 Kinokuniya voucher.

There are 5 categories:
Best Comic/Manga Character
Best Gothic Lolita
Best Video Game Character
Best Undead (yes that means Zombies, Vampires, Mummys...)

There will also be a special category for kids under 12 years who dress up as their favourite character.

So grab your costumes and be ready to grab your free comic book!
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When: 10am - 7pm
Where: Kinokuniya Book Shop
Cost: Free
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