From Star Comics:
Star Comics in Lubbock,TX is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book Day, over 3.3 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books!
"The wide array of comic books being published today ensures that readers of all ages — children, teens, and adults – can find something adventurous and engaging that will stir their imaginations," said Robert Mora, Owner of Star Comics.
Celebrating its twelfth year, Free Comic Book Day has proven to be a smashing success, spreading the word that comics are terrific reading. "Even if you have never picked up a comic book, stop into Star Comics, because you never know what you will end up finding."
"We at Star Comics want to spread the word that comics are perfect for today's times," Mora continued. "Comic books and graphic novels have been around a long time. With the success of Television & Film, comic books have been introduced to a larger audience than ever before. Free Comic Book Day is a chance to see where the next exciting Media event will begin." The first weekend of May has been and will continue being a big day in the comic book world."
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 9:00am and runs until 6:00pm at Star Comics, 2014 34th St. in Lubbock, TX. Call 806-744-0727 for more information.