Free Comic Book Day is celebrated in St. Cloud [PHOTOS]

ST. CLOUD – Comic book enthusiasts and collectors celebrated the art form and showed their support for independent stores this weekend.

Granite City Comics and St. Cloud Public Library teamed up Saturday for Free Comic Book Day. At the library, children and adults could discover certain interactive stations and leave with a free comic strip.

Meanwhile, at the comic book store itself, visitors could redeem discounted issues and graphic novels in addition to picking out their free comics.

Every year, publishers create a variety of special titles just for Free Comic Book Day. Started in 2002, the event usually takes place on the first Saturday in May.

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