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Scratch 9 creator Rob Worley interviewed by Superhero Junkies

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At Earth-2 Comics Sherman Oaks. Did you know Rob Worley is not only the writer/creator of “Scratch 9,” he’s also CBR’s lead developer? Now you do!

Four And A Half Michigan Comic Shops On FCBD!

Hey gang!

CBR News Editor Kiel Phegley here, reporting after a megahyperbossanova Free Comic Book Day trip throughout Southeast Michigan. I’m going to put up a longer post later at The Cool Kids Table, but for now here’s a rundown of the killer shops I hit!

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I started out at Ann Arbor’s Vault of Midnight, which REALLY did the day up right. They had staffers in costume handing out Bartman buttons, power rings and other fun items, and the line to get it stretched nearly around the block. What’s more, they had a ton of special promotions going with local businesses so you could get a discount on food or skateboards or whatever if you came in with your FCBD bag. Sick, right?!?

The Vault also had a fun photo setup outside the store.

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As I’m told, the dudes at Nerd Life Productions will be Photoshopping this out to make it look like an old comic cover. Maybe when they do mine, they’ll crop out my weird cowlick.

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A token of appreciation from Jose Lopez

image4Thanks to Superheroes in Training for a great FCBD.

Hustling and Bustling House of Secrets

My friends and I are at my LA comic store home turf; House of Secrets.

Emerald Knights

Here is Emerald Knights owner Jay, super pleased with the amount of love/attention FCBD gives the store.

Isotope’s “Security Staff”

A selfie with Isotope’s FCBD “security staff.”

Isotope’s “Shop Boy”

photo54Isotope proprietor James Sime with his FCBD “Shop Boy”–J.H. Williams III.

FCBD 2014 at Comic Smash!

If these people were zombies the comics they’re rummaging through are brains.

Rob Worley at Earth-2 Comics!

“Scratch9″ writer Rob Worley with his contributions to Free Comic Book Day.

Never Too Young To Start

Comics wunderkind Aidan Hernacki doing sketches today at Isotope.

FCBD at Isotope

Plenty of free swag still up for grabs at Isotope!

Boom! #FCBD

image52Boom! @4 Color Fantasies

Michael Myers, Jason, and 3 future victims

image3Tyler Mane and Kane Hodder

Comics and Grooves

DJ Bearzbub supplying the tunes at Isotope Comics.

Laughing with Sidekick Girl @ Austin Books

image51Sidekick Girl entertains the young fans while they wait their turn to pick out free comics at Austin Books & Comics!

Baby Moon Knight @ Austin Books

The Fist of Konshu has never been so adorable.

Stoic Protector @ Austin Books

image49It’s good to know a Gotham representative is looking over our Free Comic Book Day.

Making Selections @ Austin Books

image48Everyone picks out 10 free comics from our tent selection at Austin Books & Comics!

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