Geek out over Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 4

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Comic book fans have a chance to indulge in what they love for free.

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 4.

Memory Lane Comics & Toys in Wilmington is participating in the event.

There will be more than 50 different titles for fans of all ages available at the shop.

Tini Howard, a Marvel-exclusive comic book writer, will be at the store to sign her new Thanos #1 that came out last month.

She’s written several other comic books.

Writers Robert Venditti (Green Lantern, The Flash) and Kevin Maurer (No Easy Day) will talk about their new, original graphic novel Six Days: The Incredible Story of D-Day’s Lost Chapter.

The story follows the US 82nd Airborne Division during WWII as they parachute towards the battlefront, only to find themselves 18 miles off course in the French Countryside and firmly behind enemy lines. It is based on a true story.

The event begins at 10 a.m.

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