DUBAI: Comic Stop, one of the most popular comics bookstores in Dubai hosted the “Free Comic Book Day” event that was attended by fans who were excited to get their hands on the free issues of FCBD titles.
Exclusively speaking to Arab News Japan, Saeed Arjumand, the manager and founder of Comic Stop shared his feedback for the event: “The event was great this year as it was held during the Eid Al-Fitr holiday where many people came to get comics and other amazing merchandises at our store.”
“We were glad that this year’s event was held in its usual annual schedule on the first Saturday of May after it was held in August last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we still had to do social distancing and getting few people inside the store at the time to avoid crowded space.”
“Overall, we are glad that many people came to our store and got copies of FCBD 2022 titles from major comics and manga publishers such as: Marvel, DC, Image Comics, Viz Media, etc…,” he added.
This year’s edition of Free Comic Book Day featured over 46 titles including Japanese titles such as: Kaiju No. 8/ Sakamoto Days, Pokemon Journeys/ Pokemon Adventures: XY, Wandance & Black Guard Sampler, Street Fighter Masters: Blanka, Sonic the Hedgehog and Bloodborne.