#FreeComicBookDay2017 BayanBeasties Yearly Camp-Out for our Favorite Comics

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My beasties and I have made it our yearly tradition to line up at the Bonifacio High Street branch of Fullybøoked every year since 2015 for the Free Comicbook Day.  It is not really about “Free” comics, but mostly it is about hanging out together and enjoying some of the titles offered. I found that the “free” ones are a great way to browse new titles.

We are sitting on the grass while waiting for Fullybooked doors to open

As early as two days before the actually event people started camping out. In the past years Fullybooked and Comix Odyssey offered early birds freebies, as in the copies of all the free comics offered that year to the first three people in line. I don’t think they have it this year but still I see post of people lining up.

My kids and I woke up at around 5am and Ubered our way to Bonifacio High Street and were there past 6am a crowd of people have pooled themselves there already.

We came earlier this year, the beasties were looking forward to the activity. A staff of Fullybooked BHS  was there manning the end of the line to give out tickets like last year.

The heat was scotching! Good thing, the beasties and I had our umbrellas and the battery operated fan handy or we could not have survived!

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#FreeComicBookDay2016 Dragon Beasties Camp Out for the Free Comic Book Day 2016

FCBD2016 Raffy with other Comic fans

Raffy, Jar and I were sitting on the damp grass as we wait in line for our traditional Free Comic Book Day 2016

Hello Sweeties!

The month of May has always been pretty hectic for me, So much to do so little time. Enrollment, fitting of new informs for the forever growing teenagers, and of course the traditional camp out for Free Comic Book Day. This is our 2nd year and we more or less know exactly what to expect.

FCBD2016 Tickets

Entrance tickets for the FCBD2016

We left home at around 5:00 AM and arrived at Fullybooked Bonifacio High Street around 6:30 AM, bit earlier this time around. There was a considerable crowd by then but thankfully it was not as bad as last year.

This year they also gave out tickets to the people who lined up. It seems last year, several people got in earlier than the people who were in line for hours because they had friends save a spot for them. To be fair to all who waited patiently in line for hours and under the hot sun, they gave out tickets. No tickets no entrance.  I think this is good practice, not only to police those who want to cut in line but also keep track of people going in and out of Fullybooked.

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