Free Comic Book Day this coming Saturday

Coming up this Saturday, August 14, 2021, you’ll be able to walk into most comic book stores in the US and Canada and walk out with free comic books. (There are some stores that don’t participate, and a few that require a purchase to get the free ones… but they are very much in the minority.) There aren’t any free Peanuts comics this year, but nonetheless you should be able to find something for you amongst the wide range of offerings. There’s a wide range of comics whose name you’ll recognize, whether it be things that originated in the comics (Smurfs, Avengers, Tick) to things derived from films (Star Wars), games (Assassin’s Creed), TV (Legend of Korra, Trailer Park Boys), prose (The Bailey School Kids, Zorro). For those who have just watched the new filmĀ The Suicide Squad (which I enjoyed, but its gore very much earns its R rating), you can pick up a new tale of King Shark. Plus, there’s plenty of things that you probably have never heard of that will be worth trying. So put your mask on and go get yourself some free Batman, Vampirella, Archie, or Street Fighter (and while in the store, have a look around and see if there’s something you want to buy as well.)


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