Free Comic Day is celebrated in St. Cloud [PHOTOS]

ST. CLOUD – Comic book enthusiasts and collectors celebrated the art form and showed their support for independent stores this weekend.

Granite City Comics and the St. Cloud Public Library teamed up for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday. In the library, children and adults could try out some interactive stations and set off with a free comic book.

Meanwhile, at the comic book store itself, visitors could buy back issues and graphic novels at a discount, in addition to their free comic books.

Each year, publishers create a variety of special titles just for Free Comic Book Day. Started in 2002, the event is usually held on the first Saturday in May.

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