Plunder From Free Comic Book Day!

I came. I saw. I Nerded!

Even though I had seen all of the awesome of Free Comic Book Day #FCBD via the interwebs, I had never gone to partake myself.

My comic book shop was packed but a friendly calm buzzed through the air. Every one was there for the fun of it.

Men, women, and kids all wandered in and out of the isles. I saw nothing but eager faces looking for loot.

I ventured on my own which can be a liberating experience. I floated around at my own pace with no one to please but myself. I circled a few times before I settled into the flow of the place. I found a comic for my little Nerdling first. He was sick and disappointed that he couldn’t make it so I promised to bring one home for him. I picked out an Ultimate Spiderman featuring Nick Fury and many scenes on the his favorite, the Helicarrier. I picked out an issue of Captain Marvel and the latest Rat Queens.

The three on the end were free and I look forward to reading them soon.

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Not all of these were free, but I came away feeling very sated.

Then I saw the glowing signs which read 20% OFF!!!!!! ALL MERCHANDISE!!!!!!

OK, I’m pretty sure the signs didn’t use all those exclamation points, but that’s what I read in my brain.

I scanned the extensive game area for a long, long time. and debated which item to pick for our family game nights.

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I finally decided on Once Upon A Time, a beautiful, cooperative game.

The art work is gorgeous and the game is only limited by imagination.

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See! Beautiful, beautiful fantasy illustrations.

Now, I was going to share the cards and spread them out neatly.

BUT I have a wee Nerdling who was super excited so this is as neat as the cards got.

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The best part of all, was the bonus card which OUAT (The Game) created specifically for my favorite comic shop.

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How awesome is that?

So a successful #FCBD all around.

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