But once a year, on the first Saturday in May, Vault of Midnight joins forces with local comic shops worldwide to offer free comic books to the masses. We aim to spread the word about everything the comic book medium has to offer by sharing our favorite titles in an approachable and risk-free way!
Free swag bags for the first 50 guests through the door at all Vaults of Midnight!
Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls - get ready for the magic, get ready for the fun, and get ready for the FREE COMICS, ‘cause it’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Try your hand at our Grand Draw Wall! Hosted by local celeb artists:
Marvel at our spectacular cosplay contest! Come one, come all to the greatest comic book show in downtown Detroit – only at Vault of Midnight!
Ann Arbor loves Free Comic Book Day. Every year comic book fans from all over South Eastern Michigan travel to Ann Arbor on a sacred yearly pilgrimage of nerdy enlightenment. This year travelers can expect even more amazing cosplay, trivia, high-fives, and FREE comics than ever before!
As if that wasn't enough, check out these thrilling Free Comic Book Day happenings:
Draw Wall with Celebrity Host, Carta Monir
Show us what you got! Get your Free Comic Book Day doodle on with local comic book artist, Carta Monir!
Carta is an indie cartoonist based right here in Ann Arbor. Along with her several webcomics, you can also check out Carta's work in her print comic Secure Connect. And don't forget to ask her about her newest upcoming project!
Free Comic Book Day merriment will literally be spilling out our front door and into the streets with a sidewalk festival from 10a-3p. Prepare your mind and body for free comics, trivia, face painting, and PRIZES! Plus, challenge your friends to a game of Giant Connect Four - just like regular Connect Four, but much, much bigger.
Doodle with Local Artist Cara McGee
Show off your pictorial skills on the Great Draw Wall and get your comics signed by Cara McGee!
Cara McGee is the artist behind Dodge City, BOOM! Studios's heartfelt comedy about teamwork, friendship, and dodgeball.
Cara's exquisite illustrations can also be found in the pages of Over the Garden Wall, Steven Universe, Adventure Time, Lumberjanes, and more!