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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Saturday May 4, 2019


Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2019 features an amazing selection of comic book titles for the industry’s most anticipated annual event which happens Saturday, May 4, 2019.

We will also be having local comic creators joining us throughout the day. Check back here to see the full schedule.

50+ titles will be available on Free Comic Book Day. A complete listing can be viewed online right now at

Archie Comics | Riverdale: Season Three Special

BOOM! Studios | Welcome to the Whedonverse

Dark Horse Comics | Stranger Things & Black Hammer

DC Comics | Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale Special Edition

IDW Publishing | TMNT: Casualty of War

Image Comics | Deadly Class: Killer Set

Marvel Comics | The Avengers

Titan Comics | Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor

TOKYOPOP | Disney Descendants: Dizzy's New Fortune

Valiant Entertainment | Bloodshot Special

Vault Comics | Interceptor #1

VIZ Media | Pokemon: I Choose You! & Pokemon: Adventures

AfterShock Comics | Animosity Tales

AHOY Comics | Dragonfly and Dragonflyman #1

Albatross Funnybooks | Grumble vs The Goon

American Mythology | Casper's Spooksville

Antarctic Press | Punchline #1

Arcana Studio | Go Fish!

Benitez Productions | Lady Mechanika #1

BOOM! Studios | Lumberjanes: The Shape of Friendship

Chapterhouse Publishing | Captain Canuck: Equilibrium Shift #1

Dark Horse Comics | The Incredibles 2 & Minecraft

DC Comics | Dear Justice League Special Edition

Drawn & Quarterly | Little Lulu in the World's Best Comic Book

Dynamite Entertainment | Bob's Burgers

Dynamite Entertainment | Vampirella #0 50th Anniversary

Epicenter Comics | Zagor: The Alien Saga

Fantagraphics Books | Our Favorite Thing Is Our Favorite Thing Is Monsters

Golden Apple Books | Blastosaurus Annual #1

Graphic India | Christiano Ronaldo's Striker Force 7

Graphix | Wolfie Monster and the Big Bad Pizza Battle

Humanoids | H1 Ignition

IDW Publishing | Star Wars Adventures: Droid Hunters

Image Comics | Spawn #1

Kodansha Comics| Kodansha All-Ages Manga Sampler

Lion Forge Comics | A Sheets Story

Marvel Comics | The Amazing Spider-Man

New England Comics | The Tick

Oni Press | Ghost Hog #1

Papercutz | Gillbert FCBD

Random House Children’s Books | Lucy & Andy Neanderthal: Big and Boulder

Rebellion | Treasury of British Comics Presents: Funny Pages

Red 5 Comics | The Dark Age/Afterburn One-Shot

Scout Comics | Scout Comics Presents: Midnight Sky

Source Point Press | Hope #1

Starburns Industries Press | Starburns Presents

Titan Comics | Robotech

UDON Entertainment | Street Fighter: Sakura vs Karin #1

Vertical Comics | Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World Sampler

VIZ Media | My Hero Academia/The Promised Neverland

YouNeek Studios | Malika: Fire & Frost

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund | Defend Comics

We will also be having local comic creators joining us throughout the day. Check back here to see the full schedule.

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to Dec 29

Gift Fair and signing! Saturday, December 15th 12-4PM


Gift Fair & Signing 
at Cosmic Monkey Comics!


Aron Steinke – Mr. Wolf’s Class

Cathy Camper - Lowriders Blast From The Past

Chibi Comics – Mike & Celina

David Walker - Bitter Root

Farel Dalrymple - It Will All Hurt

Joe Keatinge - Flavor


Aaron Humphres - Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer

Cat Farris – My Boyfriend is A Bear

Mark Russell - Judge Dredd Under Siege

Zack Soto - Secret Voice

Cosmic Monkey Comics
5335 NE Sandy Blvd

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PDXHunt 2018 Kick-Off! Saturday, July 21st 11:00 AM!

#PDXHunt is back again! Join us for a free, fun-filled day of exploring the geekier side of Portland.

Here's how the #PDXHunt works:

Participants can begin at our starting point, Cosmic Monkey Comics, to pick up their clue cards at 11:00 a.m. and enjoy free coffee and doughnuts.

Clue cards will have roughly 15 clues. Participants must include their public Twitter or Instagram account on the clue card — this is how we'll be able to track points. People can work in a group or solo, it doesn't matter as long as there's an account for us to track. (Please note: we cannot track Facebook accounts.)

Each clue is a stop somewhere in the Portland-area. Some stops require a specific task; some simply that you arrive. Each clue requires a photo to be taken of the place or action, which must be posted to the public Instagram or Twitter account with the hashtag #PDXHunt for us to see.

Completed clue cards can be dropped off at the final stop, Clinton St. Theater, before 7:00 p.m. on July 21, where will be hosting a free screening of a nerdy movie and giving away some random prizes. Final tallying for the main prizes will be completed in August and the winners notified.

Grand Prize: Two (2) RCCC 2018 Premium 3-Day Passes*

Runner-up: Play Fair All Access Family 4 Pack*

Random prizes: Friday Only single tickets (4), Sunday Only single tickets (4), 2018 RCCC T-shirt (2), free comics and graphic novels from Oni Press and Dark Horse Comics

*In the event of a tie, winners will be chosen at random.

Questions? Send us a private message on Facebook and we'll be happy to answer them.

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Made Men: Getting the Gang Back Together Signing with Paul Tobin. Saturday July 14th, 12-2 PM!

Join Oni Press and Cosmic Monkey Comics in celebrating the release of MADE MEN: Getting the Gang Back Together!

When Jutte Shelley and her squad are gunned down in an ambush, it looks like the end for the Detroit police officers, but Jutte comes from a very storied family… named Frankenstein. Using the secrets of her ancestors, Jutte enters the family business of resurrection, bringing her squad back from the dead. Sort of. As long as you don’t look too close. Eager for revenge, they’ve no choice but to team with the Detroit mob, using them for the resources to find the lowlifes who did them in, now that Jutte has quite literally gotten the gang back together.

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to Jul 4

Batman Wedding MIDNIGHT EVENT Tuesday, July 3rd!


Get 4th of July started off right by popping over to the shop to celebrate a big day...
The wedding of Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle!

The Bat and the Cat make it official on July 3rd and we are celebrating Independence Day at midnight with a wedding.

Portland Media Personality Daria Eliuk and Sports Legend Husband Dallas Eliuk (the couple that cosplays together) will celebrate and recreate the continued nuptials of Batman and Catwoman, live in person at Cosmic Monkey Comics. Photos encouraged!

July 3rd 11:30pm

Cosmic Monkey Comics
5335 NE Sandy Blvd
PDX 97213

Because... Batman & Catwoman are getting Married!!!

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Invader ZIM's Eric Trueheart signing at Cosmic Monkey Saturday June 2nd! 4 to 6 PM!

Eric Trueheart, writer of Oni Press's Invader Zim Comic will be doing a surprise guest signing with us Saturday June 2nd 4-6pm.

Eric Trueheart has been writing for comedy and animation for over ten years. He’s written for Nickelodeon’s shameful and enduring cult classic, Invader ZIM, the BAFTA-nominated Yin Yang Yo for Disney XD, as well as writing pilots for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, and freelancing for everyone in the goddamn business. Most recently, he helped develop the DreamWorks animation film Turbo into the first animated series for Netflix.

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to Apr 18

Action Comics 1000 midnight release! Tuesday April 17th! 11:45PM

DC Comics Action Comics 1000 is finally coming out and we're going to open 11 hours early for it!

Tuesday April 17th at 11:45-12:30. We can't sell it till Midnight though. All that weeks new DC comics and trades will be available also.

Celebrate 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! From today's explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow's future-this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman stories! 
• STEVE RUDE (1930s) 
• MICHAEL CHO (1940s) 
• DAVE GIBBONS (1950s)
• JIM STERANKO (1970s) 
• DAN JURGENS (1990s)
• LEE BERMEJO (2000s) 

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to Nov 22

Doomsday Clock midnight release- November 21st, 11:57 PM

We are going to be selling Doomsday Clock #1 at 3 minutes to Midnight Nov 21th! We've never been this excited about doomsday before!!!

DC Comics presents to you a 12-issue maxiseries from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson. You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers.

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Local Comic Shop Day! November 18th

November 18th is Local Comic Shop Day! Local Comic Shop Day celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, showcasing their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

We'll have a limited selection of LCSD merchandise available, including Valiant's Secret Weapons HC, the limited edition Robotech LCSD Kerschl Super-Pack, and a limited cover edition of Star Wars Adventures #1! More items and promotion to be announced soon.Local Comic Shop Day® celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, showcasing their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

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Crowdfunding Basics for Independent Creators, November 9th 5-6PM

1 Hour Free Seminar will cover:

Choosing A Platform
Building Your Social Media Presence
Finding Backers
Overview of How to Write Your Kickstarter Homepage
Postage Pitfalls

(If time allows, we can cover more topics.)

Brief Bio: Madeleine Holly-Rosing is the writer/creator of the steampunk comic Boston Metaphysical Society and the book, Kickstarter for the Independent Creator. She has run four successful campaigns for her own comic and has lectured on crowdfunding at Dreamworks Animation, UCLA Professional Programs, as well as other institutions.

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Rosco and Equinox book signing, Saturday October 28th 12-2PM

Join Aaron Humphres and Juan Heinrich for a book signing event at Cosmic Monkey Comics on Sandy Blvd. Aaron Humphres will be signing copies of his new book "Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer" released by Action Lab Comics on the 25th of October.

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Juan Heinrich will be signing copies of his comic book "Equinox" and selling some cool art prints. 

Juan's website:

So stop by the shop to meet two local artists celebrating their artwork and grab some comics from Cosmic Monkey Comics:)

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Halloween ComicFest, October 28th

HalloweenComicFest is the celebration of Halloween and comics! The event takes place October 28th at participating comic shops. Costumes encouraged! It is a great event for comic and Halloween fans of all ages! Come and celebrate Halloween this year with FREE comics and candy!

We will also be hosting some comic creaters from Noon-3pm.

Mark Russel - The Flinstones
Rick Marcks - Outroute 12
Aaron Humphres - Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer
Juan Heinrich - Equinox

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Batman/Harley Quinn Day at Cosmic Monkey!


Join us in celebrating the legendary superhero we all love! BATMAN DAY is Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Except this year, in celebration of Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary, the Clown Princess of Crime is taking over!

The annual fan-favorite event, now in its fourth year, was first introduced to honor Batman’s 75th anniversary. This year, in honor of Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary, BATMAN DAY will also feature the immensely popular Clown Princess of Crime who burst into our lives when she debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.

Harley Quinn now stars in her own best-selling comic book series, acclaimed graphic novels and has inspired amazing toys and collectibles based on her iconic looks from over two decades. She was the breakout character in the Suicide Squad movie and the Batman: Arkham series of video games, and she was even the most popular Halloween costume of 2016!

Batman and Harley Quinn

Continuing the BATMAN DAY tradition, DC Entertainment has combined forces with thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries across the country to bring fans exciting festivities. There will be Batman and Harley Quinn free comic book giveaways to honor Gotham’s Dark Knight and its most beloved supervillain!

We'll have 3 different Batman comics to give out for free (while supplies last). Plus all Batman & Harley Quinn related merchindise will be 20% off all day!

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Ben Fisher signing! August 26th, Noon-2PM

In the near future, humanity awakens to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death. The survivors isolate themselves, many driven mad by fragments of memories absorbed from those they've killed. Two years after the "Divide", a pair of thieves stumble upon the means to save their species... but not everyone is eager to see the old world order restored! Includes free digital bonus content to download, including the song "Teotwawki" (mood music for the apocalypse), a coloring book, RPG content, a self help book from the perspective of villain Sebastian Gibbs, dystopian short stories, and a song by the band City Below!

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to Aug 17

Dark Nights Metal Midnight Release Party! August 16th, 11:59 PM!

We are having a Midnight realease party for the first issue of DC Comics newest event Dark Knight Metal #1. We will also have a limited exclusive midnight varient available.

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it contains are coming for the DC Universe! 
DARK NIGHTS: METAL is a DC event unlike any other-one that will push Batman, Superman and heroes of the Justice League beyond their limits to take on threats unlike any our world has ever seen! It will take the combined might of the World's Greatest Heroes as you've never seen them before to face what's coming their way!

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PDX Hunt! Saturday July 22nd! #PDXHUNT

Join us for year two of #PDXHunt, a fun, free, family-friendly event!

Start at Cosmic Monkey Comics at 11AM to fuel up with free coffee and doughnuts. Travel across the city to solve clues by taking and posting photos to your social media accounts. You'll find prizes and surprises along the way. End at the Clinton Street Theater at 7PM, where we'll tally scores and watch a free screening of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." Plus, great prizes like passes to RCCC 2017 and books from Image Comics and Oni Press! 

More information at:

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Mage #0 Hero Denied signing with Matt Wagner! July 15th 12PM-2PM

Cosmic Monkey Comics is excited to have Matt Wagner signing copies of Mage #0 Hero Denied Saturday July 15th at noon. This is the final chapter of a story 33 years in the making! A new printing of Mage Hero discovered volume 1 will also be arriving the same week.

MATT WAGNER returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy-MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of THE HERO DEFINED and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny.

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Frankenstein's Comicbook Swap team up with Toy Junkies! June 17th 12-5PM

Frankenstein's Comicbook Swap is Teaming up with Vancouver Toy Junkies Saturday June 17th for an Epic Summer Show! 

It's going to be in Vancouver at Warehouse 23.
100 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, WA 98660

We're signing people up for tables now, come sell your old comics so you can get some new ones!

Buy & Sell comics, comic books, toys, cards, buttons, graphic novels, tpb, posters, magazines, hugs, drinks, popcorn, kids stuff.

$3 entry 12-5pm
Kids and elders free
$10 early bird 11am-12pm

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Wonder Woman Day!

Comic Book Stores, Bookstores and Libraries Across the Globe Will Offer Special Exclusives, Fan Giveaways, and more to Honor the Wonder Woman Opening Weekend of her First Solo Feature Film!

Cosmic Monkey Comics will be handing out free copies of the WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL ED #1 as well as DC SUPER HERO GIRLS WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL ED #1 throughout the day!

We will also have a limited supply of WONDER WOMAN BRACELETS and WONDER WOMAN TIARAS to hand out as well!

Long time friends of the store Michael Murphy and Celina Hernandez of Chibi comics will also be joining us 3-5pm.

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Free Comic Book Day 2017! Saturday May 6th, 2017 #fcbd2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 is the 16th Annual Free Comic Book Day. We have decent quantities of all the published FCBD books. There is a limit of 5 books per person. Almost 1/2 the books we have are all ages friendly!

This year we will be having 

Mike Lawrence - Star Scouts, Muddy Max 11-2pm

Tadd Galusha - Backwoods, Godzilla 1-3pm

Mike, Celina & Ray Chibi - Chibi Comics 2-4pm

Charise Mericle Harper - Amazing Crafty Cat 3-5pm


We might have a few other special suprise guests also

We might also be having a Sidewalk Sale, weather permitting!

Here's a link for this years books

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Dame Darcy Meat Cake Bible reading, signing & performance! Friday April 14th, 5-7 PM

Dame Darcy is touring Arizona, Washing, California, Oregon, and New York in April! Don't miss this chance to see the MerGoddess herself in all her magical sparkling glory. Here is her description of the shows:
"Performance art / opera singing over home made trax plus reading and signing of Meat Cake Bible compilation graphic novel 500 pages of DD work for 25 years published by Fantagraphics. Plus other books, hand made prints, and tarot cards, plus tarot reading!"

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