Local shops celebrate the comic book industry with Free Comic Book Day

ALBANY, N.Y.(NEWS10)– In a chance to open up a new world for young readers, an estimated 5.6 million comic books will be given away in specialty shops across the nation on Saturday.

A few local shops are participating in Free Comic Book Day, one of the biggest events in the comic book industry. Celebrating it’s 14th year, the day promotes literacy and celebrates the comic book medium.

This year’s roster of free comics include titles for people of all ages. For a complete descriptions of all 50 of the free titles click here.

Local shops participating:

  • AQUILONIA COMICS, CARDS & MORE- 412 Fulton St. Troy, NY, 12180
  • EARTHWORLD COMICS- 537 Central Avenue Albany, NY, 12206
  • ZOMBIE PLANET- 1238 Central Avenue Albany, NY, 12205

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