Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Presents Halloween ComicFest 2017 – Saturday, October 28th at Comic Shops!

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Halloween ComicFest 2017 is this Saturday! It’s an international event that celebrates comics and the local comic shops that build community. Plus FREE Comics!

Celebrating its sixth year, Halloween ComicFest is an annual event where participating local comic shops across North America and beyond celebrate the Halloween season by giving away free comics to fans. The event takes place the Saturday on or before Halloween each year (October 28th, 2017) and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many reasons why comics and comic shops are great! Comic shops are the perfect location to get into the spooktacular season: from zombies, vampires, monsters, and aliens to costumes and more, comic shops have it all when it comes to Halloween fun!

The Netflix original series Stranger Things 2 is partnering with Halloween ComicFest 2017 bringing participants in-store activations, branded merchandise and more.

Major publishers like DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and IDW Publishing put out free comics for fans to enjoy during Halloween. Also available are all-ages mini-comics, perfect to give out to trick-or-treaters or as party favors to inspire the next generation of comics readers!

Fans can also enter “The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever!” each year during Halloween ComicFest. By dressing up in costume and taking a photo with one of the year’s free books, adults and kids can win prize packs from various publishers and win a $500 shopping spree at their local comic shop! It’s a fun way to get the opportunity to broaden your horizons and pick up a product you might not otherwise get–it’s also a great way to support your local comic shop and the small business owners that manage the store.

Win A $500 Shopping Spree At Your Local Comic Shop!

Dress up in your Halloween costume and take a photo holding one of the Halloween ComicFest 2017 comics.
Use that photo to enter The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever! for a chance to win prizes!

Halloween ComicFest 2017’s sponsor Stranger Things 2 appeared at San Diego Comic Con this year to turn the convention upside down! Take a look through the stunning world of this one-of-a-kind show!

Netflix and Stranger Things 2 join other Halloween ComicFest sponsors including Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics.

With full-size comics that range from action-packed superhero fare to adaptations of widely beloved films and novels and all-ages mini comics with recognizable characters from companies like Disney and DreamWorks, Halloween ComicFest 2017 is poised to attract readers and fans of all tastes to participating local comic shops on October 28th.

To find out which local comic shops are participating in Halloween ComicFest, use the store locator here.

To see a list of comics available this year, click here.

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