GE37: 5 Reasons Free Comic Book Day is Awesome

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.


Share why you love Free Comic Book Day.

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.

Be sure to tell your friends about Geeks Explicitly. You can contact us by e-mailing, follow us on Twitter @GeeksExplicitly, or Like our Facebook page.

Also, listen to us on iTunes!

Many thanks to Jeremy Kostiew for creating our logo. Check out his work at

If you like Geeks Explicitly, then you’re sure to like the other shows on the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network.

Our intro song is “I Wish I Were” by Matthew Ebel. Please give his other music a listen at

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

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  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!


    1. 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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