May 022013
 

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 4, 2013. Learn why Free Comic Book Day is Awesome!

 

5 Reasons Free Comic Book Day is Awesome

  1. FREE Comics.
  2. Meet artists.
  3. Support local entities.
  4. Experience something new.
  5. Geek out.

 

Also discussed:

Jonathan will be a guest on the Ruthless Diastema video cast hosted by Pete Figtree.  His episode will be Wargaming 101 with Jonathan J. Reinhart.  Some previous episodes have been: How to have a successful gaming blog Ben Gerber, How to make your Fate games awesome with Lenny Balsera, and Fortune’s Fool 101 with Jay Stratton and Jason Keeley.

On May 18, 2013 Jonathan will walk 3 miles to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  His little cousin Gracie was born with CF and she is a huge inspiration.  If you can afford to do so please consider making a donation.

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You’ll want to check out Jonathan’s other podcast: Wargaming Recon, a historical wargaming podcast with new episodes on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month.

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This podcast is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Noble Knight Games.

About Jonathan J. Reinhart

Jonathan J. Reinhart is an editor of Troll in the Corner where he writes about wargaming. Jonathan also is the owner of the Wargaming Recon podcast. He has been gaming with miniatures since 2000 and playing board games from a young age. He's played a myriad of games such as: Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Fantasy, Warmachine, Starship Troopers, Axis & Allies: War at Sea, Flames of War and Warlord Games' Black Powder rules. War at Sea and the Black Powder rules are his current go-to games. Jonathan enjoys casual, fast, fun, and group board games. Sitting Ducks Gallery, Zombie Dice, Guillotine, Pandemic, and Carcassonne rank high on his list. He is a retired local politician with a B.A. in Politics & History, which provides a useful background for historical gaming. A casual World of Warcraft player, he became a Kingslayer as Viktrious the Blood Elf on 4/23/11 and followed that up by slaying Deathwing on 5/9/12.

  2 Responses to “GE37: 5 Reasons Free Comic Book Day is Awesome”

  1. I love comic book day – as a gamer, as a sometime comics reader, and as a supporter of local businesses where I can geek out a bit. Thanks for sharing this!

    • Hi Jon. I’ve been a comic book fan since a tender age. At one point I was spending $100+/mo on new titles. That has waned but I’ve become a FCBD fan in the past handful of years. I’m not always able to attend but when I do I have a blast. An easy way for me to remember it is that it is just a few days away my wedding anniversary.

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