Saturday is, of course, Free Comic Book Day. Select comics are, yes, free. It’s held on the first Saturday of May, conveniently timed with the latest comic book movie blockbuster (this year, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.”) In addition to grabbing some freebies, it’s a general, all-around celebration of comic books.
Local comics shops participating, according to the Free Comic Book Day website, include Escape Velocity Comics, with two locations in the Springs (I’ll be stopping in the downtown shop on my way to work Saturday), Muse Comics & Games, Ed’s Cards & Comics and CK Comics and Collectibles in Manitou Springs.
Also, the Escape Velocity location at First & Main Town Center is having a Spider-Man movie premiere party on Friday evening. Check out details here.