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Free Comic Book Day Saturday May 4th

Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to South Williamsport with Comics for All!

Isle Of Comics in South Williamsport 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 over six 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 Tracey Yeagle, owner of Isle Of Comics. “Even if you’ve never picked up a comic book, we want to welcome everyone to Isle Of Comics on May 4th, because there are so many amazing comics this year and we can’t wait to share them.”

This is the 7th year Isle Of Comics celebrates FCBD, offering the community a fun, family-oriented event where everyone can find a comic they’ll enjoy. Stop by and meet Gus Mauk, artist for various companies including BlackBox Comics and Dynamite Entertainment. Also, Darren Auck who worked on various titles for Marvel and DC Comics, Dave Sharpe, artist and letterer for DC Comics and Aftershock Comics, Jason Lenox, artist with Antarctic Press, and local creators like Bryn Allen Artworks, Mike Hunter Art, Clementine’s Creations, and others. Leonard’s Backyard Bistro and Julie’s Candies will also be attending the event.

“With awesome titles including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers & G.I. Joe: Energon Universe, Marvel’s Blood Hunt/X-Men, Pokémon Adventures, Disney Villains: Maleficent, and Star Wars – just to name a few, we’re sure there’s a comic book for everyone,” Yeagle 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 or

Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 11:00 a.m. and runs until 5:00 p.m. at Isle Of Comics, 56 West Southern Avenue in South Williamsport. Call 570-322-4753, or follow us on Facebook & Instagram (@IsleOfComics).

ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY— Free Comic Book Day is the comic book specialty market’s annual event where participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their comic shops. It is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many worlds of wonder available at local comic book shops. From super-heroes to slice-of-life to action/adventure and beyond, Free Comic Book Day has a comic book for everyone!

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