Dave Pirkola of Apparitions Comics & Books in Grand Rapids, Michigan saw the news that there will be another vote on the favored date for Free Comic Book Day in 2005 (see 'FCBD 2005') and wants it to be May:


The first Saturday in May was -- and still is -- perfect for FCBD.  We don't really need the 'Big Comics Movie' to make FCBD a success; in fact, I believe we never did.  If your store is on a busy street, a big 'FREE COMICS' sign will do as much to bring families to your door on Saturday as passing out comics at a theater.  Don't stop doing what works, just don't forget the simple methods!


Let's not repeat this year's folly.  Make it May.


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