Free Comic Book Day is coming up on May 7th, so here's everything you need to know.

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What is Free Comic Book Day?

Well, it's exactly what it sounds like. Shops all over the U.S. will have comics to give away for free. Now, these won't be just any comic off the shelves, they'll have special titles that are specifically for Free Comic Book Day.  It's a cool way to get people in the doors to support local comic shops, while also enjoying a free comic in return.  There are different stipulations that vary by the shop to how many free comics you can get on that day. If you want to check out the titles that will available this year, you can check out FreeComicBookDay.com for all the info.

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Did you say free comics?

Free Comic book Day has been around since 2002, and is a big day for independent comic book specialty shops.  Only independent shops can be a part of Free Comic Book Day which is pretty cool. It's a great way to support your local comic book shop by stopping in and picking up a special free comic and shop around a little bit.

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Free Comic Book Day in the Tri-State

Evansville shops participating in Free Comic Book Day:

  • Comic Quest- 2260 Morgan Ave
  • Book Broker- 2717 Covert Ave

Owensboro shops participating in Free Comic Book Day:

  • BME Exchange LLC- 1421 Triplett Street
  • Big Bang Toys, Comics, & Games- 4786 Frederica Street

To stay up to date with Free Comic Book Day happenings, be sure to check out FreeComicBookDay.com.

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