Free Comic Book Day: What's Your Favorite Comic? Who's Your Hero?

07 May, 2019, 05:52 | Author: Kenneth Collins
  • National Free Comic Book Day hoping to get more kids into reading

This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day, when comic publishers release free sampler editions of their line in order to take advantage of one of the year's best days for comic shop foot traffic.

One of the 51 comic books available completely free of charge this year is an "Avengers" story that sets up the current run of the superhero team.

If you're not in Nashville, you can find stores near you with the Free Comic Book Day Store Locator.

It's Free Comic Book Day, and that means your local shops will be offering sweet deals, and yes, a few free comics. And yes, they'll really be free.

Some of this year's freebie titles include Riverdale, Stranger Things, Avengers, Doctor Who, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Adventures and more. "St. Louis on the Air" producers Alex Heuer, Evie Hemphill, Lara Hamdan andJon Lewis give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region.

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A full list of comic books announced can be found here.

Participating stores include Kirwin's in Poughkeepsie and Catskill, Alterniverse in Hyde Park, October Country Comics in New Paltz, The Underground in Beacon, Main Street Comics in Middletown, Haven For Heroes in Port Jervis, Pop's Universe in Germantown and Fairview Books in Hudson.

Jamal Campbell - Marvel/DC Comics artist on Naomi, Amazing Spider-man, Power Rangers and many more. But that's not all that's happening Saturday.

Comic shops locally will host creator signings, feature photo opportunities and offer other special events throughout the day.

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