This was the first year I hit our local comic shops for Free Comic Day. The family and I hit 2 shops on Saturday morning and brought home close to 20 new comics to try. I read a lot of comics as a kid, but I stuck mainly with independent series and never go into the popular titles. I've been wanting to encourage the kids to read comics, but it can be a bit intimidating to find a series when some of them have been in production for so long. FCBD provides a great opportunity to sample both new and old comics. Some of our favorites that we brought home:
- Clone Wars
- The Last Airbender
- Super Dinosaur
- Silver Scorpion
We have many more and as we read them I'm sure our list of favorites will grow.
Our second comic stop of the day gave us a surprise when we found numerous Star Wars characters greeting customers.
Mark your calendars for the next Free Comic Book Day on May 5th, 2012.