Celebrate Free Comic Book Day Across Canada on May 7 2022


Free Comic Book Day is back! First held in 2002, this exciting once-a-year event gives comic book readers a new batch of free comics to enjoy. Select comic book stores and libraries across Canada are joining in the festivities where people can drop in and get a free comic to take away and read at their leisure. Here are just some of the stores and libraries to get your free comic books:


Devon Public Library – Devon
101 17 Athabasca Avenue, Devon, AB

Red Deer Public Library – Red Deer
4818 – 49th Street, Red Deer, AB

Spruce Grove Public Library – Spruce Grove
35 Fifth Avenue, Spruce Grove, AB

British Columbia

Hourglass Comics – Port Moody
2625 Clarke Street, Port Moody, BC


Burlington Public Library – Burlington
2331 New Street, Burlington

Gotham Central Comics and Collectibles – Mississauga
1400 Aimco Blvd Unit 1, Mississauga, ON

Kingston Nexus – Kingston
270 Bagot St., Kingston, ON

Welland Public Library – Welland
50 The Boardwalk, Welland, ON


204 Comics – Winnipeg
1549 St. Mary’s Road, Unit 5, Winnipeg, MB

New Brunswick

Heroes’ Beacon – St. John
25 Charlotte St., St. John, NB


Atlantic Books – St. John’s
835 Topsail Rd, Mt Pearl, NL 

Nova Scotia

Strange Adventures – Halifax
5110 Prince St, Halifax, NS

The Monster Comic Lounge – Halifax
2089 Gottingen St., Halifax, NS

Prince Edward Island

The Comic Hunter – Charlottetown
183 Queen Street, Chartlottetown, PE


Crossover Comics – Montreal
3560 rue Notre-Dame ouest, Montreal, QC

Pharcyde Comics – Montreal
433 Rue Chabanel O, Montreal, QC


Amazing Stories – Saskatoon
2508 8 Street East, Suite A, Saskatoon, SK

To find your local comic book store participating in Free Comic Book Day, visit this site:

Here are some of this year’s titles by Canadian creators:

Clementine #1
Irma Kniivila – artist, writer

Svetlana Chmakova – artist, cover artist, writer

Kult Cable #1 (Featuring Jack Black)
Kevin Roditeli – writer

The Bone Orchard Mythos Prelude
Jeff Lemire – writer

The Incal Universe
Yanick Paquette – artist, cover artist

To get a creator’s viewpoint, Sam Noir and Yanick Paquette agreed to speak on the subject of Free Comic Book Day and what it means to them. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. And the podcast is also available on YouTube. Please like and subscribe to that video channel.

You can discover more about Sam on Twitter at @HeySamNoir and online at sam-noir.tumblr.com

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