This October 26, 2013, Fully Booked and Comic Odyssey will be taking part in Halloween ComicFest, a worldwide celebration of the spookiest day of the year, this time with your favorite comic titles! Go trick-or-treating in any of the participating Fully Booked and Comic Odyssey branches, and get a free comic single made especially for the holiday. Batman, Ben 10, Sonic, Spider-man and Thor are just a few of the characters you’ll find in this year’s selection.
Comic giving starts during the opening times of each branch. Our Regis Center (Katipunan) branch opens at 9:00 am, while the Bonifacio High Street, Alabang Town Center, SM Mall of Asia, Power Plant Mall (Rockwell), Promenade (Greenhills), Gateway Mall, The Block (SM North EDSA) and TriNoma branches open at 10:00 am. The Greenbelt 5 and Eastwood Mall branches open at 11:00 am.
The Bonifacio High Street branch will be giving out three (3) free comics per person, while all other branches will be giving out one (1) free comic for each visitor.
See you then!
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Can we get any comic book we want? Are manga titles included?
Comics are made and ordered especially for Halloween ComicFest, and we will be setting up a table in each branch to showcase all the titles that are for free. A customer can choose any title from the designated free comics table. Manga titles, however, are not included in the give away.
2. How many free comics are we allowed to get?
In our Bonifacio High Street branch, together with Comic Odyssey, we will be giving away a total of three (3) free comics per customer. In other participating branches, we will be giving one (1) free comic per person. 🙂
3. What are the participating Fully Booked branches?
The Bonifacio High Street, Alabang Town Center, SM Mall of Asia, Greenbelt 5, Power Plant Mall (Rockwell), Gateway Mall, The Block (SM North EDSA), TriNoma, Regis Center (Katipunan), and Eastwood Mall branches will be participating in this year’s Halloween ComicFest celebration.
Other Fully Booked branches (MarQuee Mall, Ayala Center Cebu, Abreeza Mall Davao, Bibliarch Pasong Tamo, Bibliarch Glorietta, Sketchbooks Greenbelt 3), will not be giving away free comics but will have graphic novel titles on discounted sale (see number 8 for discount details).
4. Is there a purchase requirement for the free comics?
The comics that are made especially for Halloween ComicFest are absolutely free and we require no purchase for anyone who wants one. Anyone who wants one must simply line up in the participating stores to get one. Please take note of the limit of three (3) free comics per customer in the Bonifacio High Street branch, and one (1) comic per customer in the rest of the participating branches.
5. Can I reserve a free comic?
Sorry, we will not be allowing reservations for free comics. Part of the fun is lining up, meeting fellow comic fans, and choosing a free single when you get to the table!
6. What comics will be available on the day itself?
Take a look at our poster for a good idea of what we the free comics will be on October 26!
7. What time does Halloween ComicFest start?
Comic giving starts during the opening times of each branch. Our Regis Center (Katipunan) branch opens at 9:00 am, while the Bonifacio High Street, Alabang Town Center, SM Mall of Asia, Power Plant Mall (Rockwell), Gateway Mall, The Block (SM North EDSA) and TriNoma branches open at 10:00 am. The Greenbelt 5 and Eastwood Mall branches open at 11:00 am.
For our branch addresses, please click here: http://www.fullybookedonline.com/stores.
8. What items will be on discounted sale?
Graphic novels and manga titles that are D-coded will be at 20% off in all Fully Booked branches nationwide on October 26, 2013 only. Select graphic novels will also be on sale at a larger discount (up to 50% off). Other comics like Archie, Garfield, etc. that are D-coded will also be at 20% off on that day,
If you’re not sure about whether a title you want will be discounted, please feel free to ask any book specialist to help you see if it’s D-coded.
10. What else will be happening during Halloween ComicFest?
GoNuts Donuts, Mentos, Chupa Chups and Oishi will be providing awesome treats in our stores! GoNuts Donuts will be available in our Fort and Alabang Town Center branches, while Oishi treats will be available in all branches!
Comic Odyssey will also be holding signings in our Fort branch! Please stay tuned and follow them closely: www.facebook.com/comicodc for more details!