Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day 2017 at CBH


Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Captain Blue Hen Comics

an all day celebration of comics at Delaware’s one stop shop for all your pop culture needs!

Free Comic Book Day 2017 is Saturday, May 6th from 10 AM to 3PM

With over 30 titles to pick from, every person that comes to Captain Blue Hen Comics on May 6th gets a FREE comic! That’s right. Ever living breathing person leaves Captain Blue Hen Comics with a free comic from the selection below.*

Plus – you can earn more FREE COMICS! Earn a bonus comic by donating canned food goods, coming dressed as your favorite comic book character, or by showing a valid library card. See a list of the Free Comic Book comics for 2017 here!

There will be a slew of real comic book artists here all day sketching for the kids as well as promoting their comics. Newark Arts Alliance will be hosting How to Draw Classes with the artists and Face Painting all day long!

We collect canned food items all day for the Newark Welfare Committee

Scroll down for our full roster below for all of the fun at Captain Blue Hen!

The Comic Artists | The Superheroes | The Food Trucks |The FREE COMICS

Membership has it’s benefits. CBH subscribers, check this note out.

Event Parking Info

Special thanks to Market East Plaza and all of the awesome people who help us throw this party!


The Comic Artists

Kevin Bolk Buz Hasson Ken Haeser Ben Harvey Scott Roberts Liz DeJesus Neil D Vokes 


The Superheroes

Star Wars characters from the 501st Delaware Ghostbusters with Ecto-1

Batman Catwoman Spider-Man



We will have over 30 titles to pick from on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY from DC COMICS, MARVEL, IMAGE, DARK HORSE, VALIANT, and more!


Check them out at

*We order a TON of comics for this event, but some titles run out faster than others. Comic selection not guaranteed and are subject to change. Captain Blue Hen Comics strongly suggests parents review the rating on each book and is not responsible for managing your selection. We reserve the right to choose an appropriate comic for guest. Maximum of 3 Free Comics per person. Remember folks, this is for the kids!


CBH Members can skip the line!

Turn in your list (available now at CBH) before April 24, 2017 and pick up your comics at a Members-only counter.



Additional & Recommended Parking

Kelway Plaza

New Ark United Church (except numbered spaces)

Tyre Avenue

Fulton Bank (after 12noon)


More info: