While many of us while away the mid-spring hours gazing upon fields of green, Instagramming close-ups of flower blossoms, and sneezing, Austin has more than its fair share of comic book nerds/fans/freaks/aficionados. For those folks, nature’s glory pales compared to the seasonal event known as Free Comic Book Day.
Every year, on the first Saturday in May (that’s May 6 this year), comic book stores and simpatico businesses celebrate the genre with giveaways, special issues, and related events.
Wanna get the jump on this year’s fantastical fun? Here’s a map of participating places, with more to come in the next chapter.
In addition to businesses, Austin Public Libraries often participate in Free Comic Book Day. We’ll have details for this year soon. And please let us know who we left out in the Comments below or on our tipline.Read More