Events

Greensboro Comicon 2019
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

Greensboro Comicon 2019

We'll be co-sponsoring the return of our hometown show with the fine folks at NC Comicon and Ultimate Comics! Moving down Elm Street from last year's inaugural event, this year's festivities will expand into the Marriott Downtown Greensboro, officially located at 304 N. Greene St. tickets are just $15 for Saturday and $10 for Sunday (with kids 9 and under for FREE) and they can be purchased at Greensboro Comicon.com.

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Batman Day 2019
Sep
21
11:00 AM11:00

Batman Day 2019

Come out and celebrate the Caped Crusader’s 80th Anniversary by picking up a FREE special edition variant cover Batman Who Laughs #1 and a preview of Batman Nightwalker and enjoy buy 2 get 1 FREE on all Batman-related graphic novels, toys, statues and standard back issues while we play Bat family material on the store screen all day!

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Raleigh Supercon 2019
Jul
25
to Jul 28

Raleigh Supercon 2019

  • Raleigh Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We’ve heard so much about this celebrity-oriented show over the last two years that we decided we just have to see it for ourselves, so we’ll be set-up at the Raleigh Convention Center from Thursday, July 25th - Sunday, July 28th!

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House of X #1 Midnight Release Party
Jul
23
to Jul 24

House of X #1 Midnight Release Party

Be one of the first to see how comics superstar Jonathan Hickman (Secret Wars, Fantastic Four) and Marvel Young Guns artist Pepe Larraz (X-Force, Miles Morales) "reshape the mutant world forever" in House of X #1, a 56-page jumping on point that we'll be offering for just $3.99 instead of the printed $5.99 cover price!

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Independence Day Firework Sale! 10,000 $1 Comics! $5 Graphic Novels & Toys!
Jul
3
to Jul 4

Independence Day Firework Sale! 10,000 $1 Comics! $5 Graphic Novels & Toys!

Announcing our Independence Day Firework Sale! We won’t have any actual explosives, but we will be in the parking lot under a tent (weather permitting), just like all the stands you see along Gate City Boulevard this time of year! Picture Free Comic Book Day, but TWICE AS MANY $1 COMICS (or 20 for $10), plus $5 each or 5 for $20 Pops and graphic novels, Buy One Get One FREE Ghostbusters merchandise to commemorate the 35th anniversary, other deep discounted clearance items, and Buy Two Get One FREE on all toys in store!

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HeroesCon 2019
Jun
14
to Jun 16

HeroesCon 2019

  • Charlotte Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Heroes Convention was founded in 1982 by Shelton Drum, owner of Charlotte's Heroes Aren't Hard To Find comics shop. Since then the convention has become famous for its comics-first and family-friendly atmosphere, where fans can mingle directly with professionals and exhibitors. Boasting an incredible guest list built mainly on reputation and goodwill, HeroesCon is known nationwide as a "must" on the summer schedule, drawing fans, exhibitors, and creators from every region of the country to the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Free Comic Book Day 2019 in Winston
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Free Comic Book Day 2019 in Winston

FREE comics, including a Ssalefish Comics exclusive variant to DC’s Year of the Villain #1, featuring the lead-ins to new stories by Scott Snyder on Justice League, Brian Michael Bendis on Action Comics & Superman, and Tom King’s Batman! Each patron will be entitled to choose eight free books from the 51 available official Free Comic Book Day options!

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Hellboy Day 2019
Mar
23
11:00 AM11:00

Hellboy Day 2019

Leading up the feature film reboot on April 12th and to celebrate a quarter century of Anung Un Rama, we’ll be participating in Hellboy Day, which means FREE copies of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1, buttons, bookmarks, prints, and temporary tattoos! Plus everyone that purchases a Mignola-verse title that day will be entered to win an original Hellboy commission!

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Greensboro Comicon 2018
Jan
12
to Jan 13

Greensboro Comicon 2018

  • Marriott Greensboro Downtown (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We'll be co-sponsoring the return of our hometown show with the fine folks at NC Comicon and Ultimate Comics! Moving down Elm Street from last year's inaugural event, this year's festivities will expand into the Marriott Downtown Greensboro, officially located at 304 N. Greene St. tickets are just $15 for Saturday and $10 for Sunday (with kids 9 and under for FREE) and they can be purchased at Greensboro Comicon.com.

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Local Comic Shop Day 2018
Nov
17
11:00 AM11:00

Local Comic Shop Day 2018

Launched in 2015 as an event to promote brick & mortar stores in the same way Record Store Day had boosted the music industry, Local Comic Shop Day 2018 will feature some of the most desirable exclusive items of the year, including the Donny Cates-written Marvel Knights 20th Steve McNiven sketch variant (just 500 copies available worldwide), the Power Rangers Blind Box that contains a chance for a print signed by the creators of the phenomenon, and many more!

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Green Lantern #1 Midnight Release
Nov
6
to Nov 7

Green Lantern #1 Midnight Release

Alright poozers, charge up with your power batteries and light the way through the night to the shop as we open from 11 PM Tuesday, November 6th - 12 AM Wednesday, November 7th to usher in a new era for the ring slinger with Green Lantern #1! Grant Morrison, one of the most visionary creators in DC’s 75+ year history, takes jurisdiction over space sector 2814 with his partner Liam Sharp, and it’s certain the Corps will never be the same!

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Halloween ComicFest 2018
Oct
27
10:00 AM10:00

Halloween ComicFest 2018

It's like Free Comic Book Day, but with even better weather! Our first HCF last year was our second biggest day of the year, and we're determined to make it even better during our sophomore effort with 25% MORE FREE Comics, our ever-appreciated Buy 2 Get 1 FREE sale on all graphic novels, statues, action figures & back issues, $1 Comics (or 20 for $10), $5 Pops (or 5 for $20), MORE visiting artists, MORE decorations and other goodies we can't talk about just yet!

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Walking Dead Day 2018
Oct
6
7:30 PM19:30

Walking Dead Day 2018

Celebrate 15 years of the unparalleled creator-owned success! We'll have special poly-bagged reprints of key Walking Dead issues featuring new cover reproductions by some of comics' biggest artists! All that plus the FREE Walking Dead Day special, reprinting the Free Comic Book Day Michone, Govenor, Tyreese & Morgan short stories under one cover, Walker masks, exclusive storage boxes, & MORE!

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Batman #50 Midnight Wedding Release & Fourth of July Reception
Jul
3
to Jul 4

Batman #50 Midnight Wedding Release & Fourth of July Reception

The wedding bells are ringing in Batman #50 and there's no more appropriate time for the Dark Knight and Catwoman to tie the knot than the witching hour, so join us at midnight as we toast to the happy couple (literally, with sparking white grape juice) and be the first people to get your hands on our Joshua Middleton exclusive variants to the milestone issue!

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018 in Greensboro
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2018 in Greensboro

With our first year in the books, we've grown by leaps and bounds and our Free Comic Book Day festivities will reflect that! FREE Comics, FREE Graphic Novels, FREE Variant Covers, Guest Artists with FREE Giveaways, FREE Raffle, FREE Cake, a storewide Buy Two Get One FREE Sale, and a pop-up store with $1 Comics Buy 10 Get 10 FREE, $8 Pops Buy Three Get One FREE, and $5 Graphic Novels Buy Four Get One FREE!

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Doomsday Clock 3 Minutes 'Til Midnight Release Party
Nov
21
to Nov 22

Doomsday Clock 3 Minutes 'Til Midnight Release Party

Time could be up for the DC Universe and the moment we've all been waiting for over the last year and a half (or 30 years, depending where in time Dr. Manhattan is travelling) is almost upon us! Join us for an evening of contemplation as Geoff Johns & Gary Frank release the OFFICIAL SEQUEL TO WATCHMEN, the most lauded graphic novel of all time! Doomsday Clock is ticking down to #1!

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Local Comic Shop Day 2017
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Local Comic Shop Day 2017

Launched in 2015 as an event to promote brick & mortar stores in the same way Record Store Day had boosted the music industry, Local Comic Shop Day 2017 will feature some of the most desirable exclusive items of the year, including the Batman Hush 15th Anniversary Deluxe Hardcover with a brand-new cover by Jim Lee (just 1,000 copies available worldwide), the Power Rangers Blind Box that contains a chance for a print signed by the creators of the phenomenon, and many more!

Both Ssalefish locations will be fully stocked, but quantities on some items are extremely limited and no reservations are allowed, so plan ahead!

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