Metro Entertainment in Santa Barbara is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book Day, over 3.3 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books!
“The wide array of comic books being published today ensures that readers of all ages — children, teens, and adults – can find something appropriate that will stir their imaginations,” said Bob Ficarra, owner of Metro Entertainment. “We are especially excited to be giving away a free Walking Dead comic, featuring an all new story never seen before in print or on TV!
Celebrating its twelfth year, Free Comic Book Day has proven to be a smashing success, spreading the word that comics are terrific reading. “Even if you have never picked up a comic book, stop into Metro Entertainment, because you never know what you will end up finding.”
“We at Metro Entertainment want to spread the word that comics are perfect for today’s times,” Ficarra continued. “Comic books and graphic novels are considered hip, hot and smart.” Comic Books have propelled to the front ranks of pop culture, many being adapted into movies. The first weekend of May has been and will continue being a big day in the comic book world.”
Regular updates, information about comic books, and a list of participating publishers and their free comics are all online at http://www.FreeComicBookDay.com.
Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 10am] and runs until 7pm at Metro Entertainment
6 West Anapamu Santa Barbara CA 93101.
Call (805) 963-2168 for more information.