Free Comic Book Day 2021 in Indianapolis

Free Comic Book Day 2021 in Indianapolis


This page will continually be updated until Free Comic Book Day on August 14th. Please check often. 

What is Free Comic Book Day?

Just as the name suggests, Free Comic Book Day is a once-a-year event where comic book publishers create a free comic book for local comic shops (LCS) to giveaway. Started in 2002, this event has grown in popularity. Many LCS will make it a major event for their store by having sales, cosplayers, guests, charity drives, and more. You can see what comics are being given away free this year by visiting

This year, Free Comic Book Day will take place on Saturday, August 14th (2021).

Because the last year and a half has been hard for LCS, we at The Captioned Life want to help promote this day and local comic shops to help support their business and to continue giving us what we love - comics!

Raffle for $50 at your local comic shop!

Just as we mentioned, we want to support our LCS and we want you to do the same. So The Captioned Life will be hosting a raffle on our Twitter and Instagram account. It's very simple - you simply need to like the post and follow us on social media (you do not need to do both social media platforms to be entered into the raffle; but if you do both Twitter and Instagram, you can get entered more than once!). 

The raffle will take place on August 12th in the evening. 

What are comic book stores in Indianapolis doing to celebrate?

There are many LCS in Indianapolis, so you can access one pretty close to home no matter what side of town you live on. Below is a list of LCS in Indianapolis and what they'll be doing this year to celebrate. 

Whether you live in Indianapolis or another city, state, or even country, you can always find an LCS near you by visiting

Are we missing an Indianapolis-based LCS? Let us know, and we will add them!

Circle City Comics (North Side)

Event hours: 10 AM - 9 PM. The offers below are in-shop only. 

  • Free Comic Book (limit of 1 per title per customer, while supplies last, no holds)
  • 50% off regularly/cover price back issues (excluding weekly new releases)
  • 75% off Sticker Price Ratio Variants (excluding current week ratios)
  • 40% off all Eaglemoss (Star Trek, BSG, Doctor Who) Collectibles and Ships
  • Buy 3, Get One Free Funkos (free item must be equal to or less than other items)
  • 20% off all Collected Editions (excluding Manga)
  • 15% off action figures, statues, and games (excluding MTG & Pokemon cards)

Comic Book University (South Side)

Event hours: 10 AM - 9 PM. 

Comic Carnival (North Side)

Event hours: 10 AM - 8 PM. 

  • 50 cent Bookapalooza from the Dollar bins
  • Gift Certificate drawing
  • Guest Elisa Barety

Comics Elite Comics

No information at this time.

Downtown Comics (Downtown Location)

No information at this time.

Downtown Comics North 

Event hours: TBA

Downtown Comics West

Downtown Comics will be moving to Avon after Free Comic Book Day (new address: 8100 E. US Hwy 36 Suite 1 - by the Pizza King). They are having sales EVERY DAY this week leading up to Free Comic Book Day!

  • Tuesday & Wednesday - 35% off all toys, statues, posters, games (RPG, card, miniature), Pop figures, and other items
  • Thursday - 40% off all graphic novels and manga
  • Friday - 50% back issues (20% off wall/graded/sets) and new comics on the rack (excluding comics shipping 8/10/2021)
  • Saturday - No information at this time. 

The Hero House

No information at this time.