Family Fun Free Comic Book Day Stores for Kids in Southeast Michigan On Saturday, May 6, 2017, pick up a free comic or graphic novel at these metro Detroit comics specialty shops in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. « Previous Summer Wright • April 14, 2017 Add Comment Total: 44 38 1 0 0 3 2 Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman: Whatever superhero your kid is into, there’s something to get them stoked about during Free Comic Book Day! Every year on the first Saturday in May (in 2017, that’s May 6), comic book specialty shops hand out free comic books to anyone who drops in – and that’s not all that’s free. Dress up like your favorite hero or villain and visit participating shops to win a prize, enjoy some music or meet a special guest. Whether you’re a new reader or seasoned collector, there’s a unique selection of cool comic reads available at these shops in southeast Michigan. Get a taste of the local stores in Metro Parent’s roundup – and click here to get the official list of free comic books being given out for 2017. A-Z Cards and Comics Address: 32647 Ford Road, Garden City Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone: 734-425-6780 Grab some free comics and enjoy some cool drawings from artists. Get your face painted or snag a balloon animal. Then eat some yummy cake! Back to the Past Comics and Collectibles Address: 35045 Plymouth Road, Livonia Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Phone: 313-533-3130 Get free comics, plus come in costume and take pictures with your favorite comic book characters. Big Ben’s Comix Oasis Address: 6711 Allen Road, Allen Park Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone: 313-382-0700 Get free comics. More details to be announced soon on the Facebook page. Bring Your Old Books Address: 48551 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Phone: 586-731-6473 Participate in coloring, drawing and costume contests. Door prizes and movie screening available, plus meet artists and authors. Everything on sale. Members can get in at 9 a.m. Comic City Address: 7366 Haggerty Road, West Bloomfield Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone: 248-592-3049 Details will be announced in May; check website for more information. Comics and More Address: 28059 John R Road, Madison Heights Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Phone: 248-399-3213 Choose from select comics (for free). Have a book signed and enjoy a sketch from special guests. Fun for kids including costumed characters. Then eat some grilled food. Detroit Comics Address: 23333 Woodward Ave., Ferndale Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Phone: 248-548-2669 Dave Acosta and Saladin Ahmed will be there for signings and sketches from 1 to 4 p.m. Plus, enjoy door prizes, face painting and more fun for all. Don’t forget your free comics! Fun 4 All Address: 3773 Carpenter Road, Ypsilanti Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Phone: 734-477-9994 Collect up to three free comic books. Then engage with others dressed up as their favorite comic super hero or villain (optional). Green Brain Comics Address: 13936 Michigan Ave., Dearborn Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Phone: 313-582-9444 Grab three free comics – and, for extras, donate canned food, used books or a used cell phone, or just show up in a costume for an additional free comic. Crafts and door prize drawings also planned. Tent behind building will have comic creators exhibiting. Prime Time Comics and Cards Address: 4 N. Broadway St., Lake Orion Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Phone: 248-693-1735 Free comics while supplies last! Quick Stop Comic Shop Address: 3955 Dix Highway, Lincoln Park Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Phone: 313-292-8697 Kids get 10 free comics while supplies last and adults get five. The store will give away roughly 10,000 free comics. Comic book characters and more special guests will make an appearance, too. Time Travelers Address: 327712 Mile Road, Berkley Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Phone: 248-548-7213 Stay for doughnuts and refreshments. Collect between six and eight free comic books. Vault of Midnight Comic Books and Stuff – Ann Arbor Address: 219 S. Main St., Ann Arbor Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Phone: 734-998-1413 Choose from a variety of free comics and take home three. There will also be food trucks and a costume contest. Vault of Midnight Comic Books and Stuff – Detroit Address: 1226 Library St., Detroit Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Phone: 313-481-2165 Three free comic books per customers and get a custom T-shirt screen printed on site for $10. Warp 9 Comics Address: 21 W. 14 Mile Road, Clawson Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Phone: 248-288-5699 Free comics, artist sketches, special sales and more. This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated in 2017 by Amanda Rahn.