Wednesday, April 28, 2010

New podcast interview with FLyCoJoe

"Funny Books with Aron & Paulie" interview FlyCoJoe about Free Comic Book Day, comics' retailing and a number of graphic novels you just may want to read!
Hit the link  HERE!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Countdown to Free Comic Book Day!

One week from Saturday on May 1, we'll be having a huge party to celebrate
the 9th Annual FREE COMIC BOOK DAY at Flying Colors.

For some interviews with the artists and writers of this year's FCBD comics, please hit this link!

For a look back at photos from previous FCBD events at Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff, hit this link! 

Flying Colors' Special Guest on FCBD from 11AM-2PM will be ERIK LARSEN, Image Comics founding partner and artist/writer of the long-running series SAVAGE DRAGON. For Erik's Wiki page, hit this link! 

Flying Colors will also have a special appearance from 11AM-1PM by everyone's favorite movie mutant--- the one and only WOLVERINE! 

We'll be giving away thousands of FREE comic books on Saturday May 1 from 11AM-7PM--- and we hope you can make it and bring a bunch of your friends, especially the ones who are not currently comic book readers!


(and please know you're invited to join the Flying Colors Comics Fan Brigade on Facebook. Just hit this link..and then search for Flying Colors Comics Fan Page! )

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


May 1st Event Features Thousands of FREE Comic Books

Erik Larsen, the creator of SAVAGE DRAGON and one of the founding artists of Image Comics, will be the special in-store guest at the Free Comic Book Day event Saturday May 1, 2010 at Flying Colors Comics & Other Cool Stuff in Concord CA.
Larsen is scheduled to appear at Flying Colors from
11AM-2PM. The Free Comic Book Day giveaway will be from 11AM-7PM. Flying Colors Comics is at 2980 Treat Blvd in Concord CA.

“I’m thrilled to have Erik back to Flying Colors for the first time since our one-year anniversary way back in October 1989!” said Joe Field, owner of Flying Colors and founder of the Free Comic Book Day worldwide event. “Our Free Comic Book Day events here are a huge party and I’m happy that a talent like Erik is making the time to make new fans here at Flying Colors that day.”

In addition to thousands of Free Comic Book Day editions being given away on May 1, Flying Colors will also have a limited number of FREE copies of Larsen’s SAVAGE DRAGON: Image First edition for Larsen to sign for comic fans and new readers alike.

“I love getting out to meet fans and show more new readers what comics are all about,” said Larsen. “It’ll be great to see everyone at Flying Colors which really is the epicenter of Free Comic Book Day.”
Erik Larsen is best known as the creator/writer/artist of SAVAGE DRAGON, the long-running comic book series from Image Comics. He has also worked on a variety of titles for Marvel Comics, including Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, The Defenders, Wolverine, and Nova. At DC Comics, Larsen has worked on The Doom Patrol, The Outsiders, Teen Titans, Adventures of Superman and Aquaman.

In the early ‘90s, Erik Larsen and five other comic book artists left the work-for-hire environs of Marvel Comics to form Image Comics, where Larsen launched his creator-owned Savage Dragon series. He served as publisher of Image Comics from 2004-2009 a period of great creative diversification for Image.

Free Comic Book Day is now in its ninth year. The event, founded by Flying Colors’ owner Joe Field, is celebrated the first Saturday in May at nearly 2000 comic book stores in nearly three-dozen countries. Since its inaugural year in 2002, more than 15 MILLION comic books have been given away, drawing attention to the creative diversity and entertaining storytelling found in contemporary comics.

More information about Free Comic Book Day can be found at
Updates about the event at Flying Colors can be found at

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Cool Deal!

Just received at FLYING COLORS, courtesy of our friends at DC/Vertigo---

Full two-sided movie posters of the soon-to-be-released LOSERS movie.

Flying Colors has a limited number of these posters.

They are available FREE with the purchase of the LOSERS Volumes One & Two collected edition trade paperback.

Read the graphic novel--- get the movie poster--- then see the movie!



Flying Colors Comics will be CLOSED on Sunday April 4 for EASTER SUNDAY.

Have a terrific holiday!