I don't usually hit up the comic store on Free Comic Book Day - there are often just a few comics that I want to check out and they're just stuck in my folder at the shop I get most of my comics at, anyway, so I don't feel the need to make the special trip. Yesterday, though, I wanted to drop off some comics of my own to give away, so I made the trip to Evil Genius Comics in California, PA, which had just moved to a new location...only a few doors down from the old location, but to a new, bigger store. The new place looks great - much more like an "actual" store, if that makes sense - so I took a few pictures.
The store had a big table filled with free comics, and I added three to the ranks: the Magic Bullet #2, Teddy and the Yeti's Back and a few copies of Mr. Massive. I picked up a number of the other books being offered, like 2000AD, the Tick, Spider-Man...nine in total, which was more than I expected to grab. I also bought two Venture Bros. figures which are, for sure, awesome.
I was impressed with the new store's layout. There's still a bunch of room for gaming, but now there's room for, well, other stuff, too. Take a look:
Hey, it's the back of Franks and Beans actor Larry Franks! What a coincidence!
If you're in the California, PA area (it's right across the street from the Cal U campus), I hope you'll check out the new store - it's bigger and, I think, better. It was a fun day. Later, I got some food from a local restaurant and found this sign:
It says "public phone", but you can't read most of it because the tree is enveloping the sign. I think that's fantastic.