Free Comic Book Day runs from 9 am. to 5 p.m. at Hill City Comics

IN PHOTO: Roo Eckhardt, Jeff Juvshik, Darren Cano, Toller Madsen, Sierra Trees-Turner, Rob Turner and Chris Bernst at Hill City Comics & Cards.

Hill City Comics & Cards in Thunder Bay is one of the thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the largest event in the comic book industry on Saturday, May 6th: Free Comic Book Day (FCBD). Each year, thousands of participating stores give over six million comic books to millions of fans to introduce them to the wonders of comics.

“Free Comic Book Day is a great event for the whole community. Bringing everyone together, finding books for everyone to enjoy, and seeing people of all ages—children, teens, and adults—sharing our passion for comics is incredible, said Robert Quinn, owner of Hill City Comics & Cards.

“Even if you’ve never picked up a comic book, we want to welcome everyone to Hill City Comics & Cards on May 6th, because there are so many amazing comics this year and we can’t wait to share them.”

This is the 16th year Hill City Comics celebrates FCBD, offering the community a fun, family-oriented event where everyone can find a comic they’ll enjoy.

“Comics are a fun and enduring form of entertainment for readers of all ages to dive into as imagination comes to life. Whether it be popular comics, film, television shows, or video games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.”

Regular updates, information about comic books, and a list of participating publishers and their free comics are all online at www.freecomicbookday.com.

Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and will run until 5:00 p.m.. They will be giving out 2 free comic books per person, with the option of getting 2 additional free comics with a small donation to Harbour Youth Services http://www.hyskids.com. Call 807-344-8774, visit http://www.everythingcomics.ca, or follow us on Facebook for more information.

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