Free Comic Book Day Stores for Kids in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day on May 4, 2019, by picking up a free comic or graphic novel at these southeast Michigan specialty comics shops.

Comic-style drawing of the word free

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 2019, that’s May 4), comic book specialty shops hand out free comic books to anyone who drops in – and that’s not all that’s free. Some shops offer special events to celebrate the day, too. Dress up like your favorite hero or villain and visit those participating shops to win prizes, 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 Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties. Get a taste of the local stores in Metro Parent’s roundup – and add any shops offering Free Comic Book Day fun in the comments.

2nd and Charles #2116

  • Address: 3924 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills
  • Phone: 248-858-7128
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

2nd and Charles #2129

  • Address: 45290 Utica Park Blvd., Utica
  • Phone: 205-444-0509
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

A-Z Cards & Comics

  • Address: 32647 Ford Road, Garden City
  • Phone: 734-425-6780
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Abbas Discount

  • Address: 33461 Van Dyke Ave., Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 586-275-0705
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Aces High Comics LLC 

  • Address: 14146 Webster Drive, Shelby Township
  • Hours: TBD

Adventure, Ink 

  • Address: 1 West Main St., Suite 2, Milan
  • 734-545-8899
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Back to the Past Collectibles

  • Address: 35045 Plymouth Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 313-533-3130
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Big Ben’s Comix Oasis

  • Address: 6711 Allen Road, Allen Park
  • Phone: 313-382-0700
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Bring Your Old Books 

  • Address: 48551 Van Dyke Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-731-6473
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Comics & More

  • Address: 28059 John R. Road, Madison Heights
  • Phone: 248-399-3213
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Comic City – Bloomfield Township

  • Address: 2125 S. Telegraph Road, Suite D, Bloomfield Township
  • Phone: 248-334-4139
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Comic City – West Bloomfield

  • Address: 7366 Haggerty Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-592-3049
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Comic City – Canton 

  • Address: 42727 Ford Road, Canton
  • Phone: 734-981-3561
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Comix Corner – Fraser

  • Address: 32032 Utica Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-296-2758
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Comix Corner – Rochester Hills 

  • Address: 861 E. Auburn Road, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-852-3356
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Fun 4 All 

  • Address: 3773 Carpenter Road, Ypsilanti
  • Phone: 734-477-9994
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Funkytown Toys – Comics & Collectibles 

  • Address: 44907 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights
  • Phone: 586-843-3684
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

GOB Retail Comics and Games 

  • Address: 775 E. 14 Mile Road, Clawson
  • Phone: 248-430-4980
  • Hours: 248-430-4980

Green Brain Comics

  • Address: 13936 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-582-9444
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Liberty Comics

  • Address: 27639 Gratiot Ave., Roseville
  • Phone: 586-779-4130
  • Hours: Noon-6 p.m.

Mike’s Comics and Games 

  • Address: 36121 Green St., New Baltimore
  • Phone: 586-716-9511
  • Hours: Noon-6 p.m.

Pieces & Pages

  • Address: 26300 Plymouth Road, Redford
  • Phone: 734-858-9136
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Prime Time Comics & Cards, Inc 

  • Address: 4 N. Broadway St., Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-693-1735
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Secret Crisis Comics 

  • Address: 1161 S. Main St., Chelsea
  • Phone: 734-660-6724
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Stadium Cards & Comics

  • Address: 2061 Golfside Road, Ypsilanti
  • Phone: 734-434-0283
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

State of Comics

  • Address: 577 Forest Ave., Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-392-7905
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Pack Shack 

  • Address: 23589 Van Born Road, Taylor
  • Phone: 313-299-0550
  • Hours: Noon-7 p.m.

Time Travellers

  • Address: 3277 W. 12 Mile Road, Berkley
  • Phone: 248-548-7213
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Vault of Midnight Comic Books and Stuff – Ann Arbor 

  • Address: 219 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-998-1413
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Vault of Midnight Comic Books and Stuff – Detroit

  • Address: 1226 Library St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-481-2165
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Warp 9 Comics 

  • Address: 21 W. 14 Mile Road, Clawson
  • Phone: 248-288-5699
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

World of Riches & Rubies

  • Address: 46886 Dequindre Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-726-6177
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Looking for more family fun things to do this weekend? Check out the Metro Parent calendar

This post is updated regularly. 

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