4.6 Million comics to be given away on Free Comic Book Day, May 4th

Save the Date! Free Comic Book Day is coming up Saturday, May 4, 2013. Each year, participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic […]

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Save the Date! Free Comic Book Day is coming up Saturday, May 4, 2013.

Each year, participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely *FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. Since its inception, Free Comic Book Day has given out over 27 million free comics to nearly 8 million people. This year alone, over 4.6 million comic books will be given away!

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The goal of Free Comic Book Day is to promote the comic book medium to new customers young and old and celebrate independent comic book retailers and their stores. Comics are exciting and a great tool for introducing young children to the world of reading.

This year’s list of free comics includes mainstream titles such as: The Walking Dead, SpongeBob, Sesame Street, Superman, GRIMM, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, The Smurfs, The Simpsons, Archie, and the launching of a major Marvel Comics’ Event called Infinity!

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“Free Comic Book Day is a perfect occasion for customers to discover comic books”

To find a participating comic shop near you, please visit our Comic Shop Locator, http://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator

ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY— Celebrating its twelfth year, Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. The event is held the first Saturday in May and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops. From super-heroes to slice of life to action/adventure and beyond, Free Comic Book Day has a comic book for everyone!

© 2013 Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. and Free Comic Book Day, Inc. All rights reserved

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