A reminder that Free Comic Book Day takes place this weekend on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world will give away comic books for FREE to anyone who comes into their stores.
Free Comic Book Day takes place on the first Saturday in May each year. The International Event celebrates comic books and the local comic shops that provide them to their communities.
Participating shops in Winnipeg include:
- COMIC FACTORY IV
306 Notre Dame Ave.
RED RIVER BOOK SHOP92 Arthur Street
HIDDEN CITY COMICS845 Henderson Hwy
MIGHTY COMICS1104 Corydon Ave Unit B
GALAXY COMICS & COLLECTIBLES1109 Henderson Hwy
MAXX COLLECTIBLES835 Cavalier Drive
Did You Know? Comic books first gained popularity in North America after the 1938 publication of Action Comics, which included the debut of the superhero Superman co-created by Canadian Joe Shuster. [FREECOMICBOOKDAY.COM]