Free Comic Book Day

If you are a comic book fan you need to be at the Alachua Branch Library or Millhopper Branch Library on Saturday, May 2 for your FREE comic book.  Celebrate and discover the amazing world of comic books!

Comic books began in the 1930s as a unique American art form that has grown - like so many American forms of entertainment - to spread around the globe. From Japanese businessmen reading manga on the subways of Tokyo to French artists re-interpreting Proust with words and pictures, comics have changed entertainment and challenged perceptions. These days, there are comic books for every taste, from slam-bang super-hero adventures and thoughtful slice-of-life to thrilling science fiction and intense drama. From Free Comic Book site

If it's been a while since you've read a comic book, prepare to be pleasantly surprised by the breadth of variety available! At the library not only can you select your free comic but there are great comic books as well as lots of graphic novels available for check out.

Just a few of the books in our collection are:

 The comic book history of comics 

Supermen! : the first wave of comic-book heroes 1939-1941

The great comic book heroes

Comic books and manga

So be sure to SAVE the DATE! Saturday May 2 from 11 AM-  5 PM (or until they run out) at Alachua Branch Library or Millhopper Branch Library, 9:30 AM - 5 PM.

Play the clip below to see what Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has to say about comic books.

 

Mark Hamill Encourages You To Attend Free Comic Book Day

Posted by LindaD on April 13, 2015