LIMA — Alter Ego Comics will celebrate Free Comic Book Day with an event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the store location, 230 N. Main St., Lima.
The event will include free comics, Touch a Truck, face painting, local artists, characters in costume and more.
Alter Ego Comics in Lima is one of the thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the largest event in the comic book industry on Saturday, May 4th: Free Comic Book Day (FCBD)! Each year, thousands of participating stores give away over five million comic books to millions of fans to introduce them to the wonders of comics.
“Free Comic Book Day is a great event for the whole community. Bringing everyone together, finding books for everyone to enjoy, and seeing people of all ages—children, teens, and adults—sharing our passion for comics is incredible,” said Marc Bowker, owner of Alter Ego Comics. “Even if you’ve never picked up a comic book, we want to welcome everyone to Alter Ego Comics on May 4th, because there are so many amazing comics this year and we can’t wait to share them.”
“With awesome titles like The Avengers, Spider-Man, Stranger Things, Pokemon and, or course, Star Wars - hey, the event is on “May the Fourth,” we’re sure there’s a comic book for everyone,” Bowker continued. “Comics are a fun and enduring form of entertainment for readers of all ages to dive into as imagination comes to life. Whether it be popular comics, film, television shows, or video games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.”
Regular updates, information about comic books, and a list of participating publishers and their free comics are all online at www.freecomicbookday.com.