Hudson Valley Avengers Fans Anticipating 'Free Comic Book Day'


According to Manzella, he has purchased more than 5,000 comics to given away on Free Comic Book Day.

"Free Comic Book Day is the highlight of our year", says Diemer.

Free Comic Book Day, the national event in which comic book shops nationwide promote the art form by giving away comic books, will take place Saturday at several Mahoning Valley locations.

The first official Free Comic Book Day was on May 4, 2002. "And all of them are free!" says Vault of Midnight Event Coordinator Kaitlin Diemer. "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.

Blue Line Collectibles, a toy store that offers comic books and more in Girard Estates, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 14 Yelp reviews.

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You can find the closest participating shop by typing in your ZIP code into the locator on the official website.

Some of this year's freebie titles include Riverdale, Stranger Things, Avengers, Doctor Who, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars Adventures and more. You'll want to check with your store for their specific policies.

"We are just overjoyed that Free Comic Book Day is right around the corner once again".

A comic book can teach kids about superheroes or fun characters but they can also encourage kids to read.

Known for their pop-up events, Scorch's extravaganza on Saturday (May 4) won't be the first time the shop has hosted genre legends and this weekend of festivities with signing events on both Saturday and Monday (May 6) feature Scorch's best and biggest line-up yet.