The following press release was issued by Black Ice Comics:
Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to Houghton, MI with Comics for All!
Black Ice Comics in Houghton, MI 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 away over five 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 Shana Porteen, owner of Black Ice Comics. “Even if you’ve never picked up a comic book, we want to welcome everyone to the shop on May 4th, because there’s so many amazing comics this year and we can’t wait to share them.”
This is the 4th year Black Ice Comics will celebrate FCBD, offering the community a fun, family-oriented event where everyone can find a comic they’ll enjoy. This event also marks the shop’s 3rd anniversary of being open. “We had our Grand Opening on our first Free Comic Book Day in 2016 and each year we get to celebrate the shop with even more people,” added Porteen.
“With awesome titles like Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Who, and Pokemon, we’re sure there’s a comic book for everyone,” Porteen continued. “Comics are a fun and enduring form of entertainment for readers of all ages to dive into as imagination comes to life. Whether you’re into 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 www.freecomicbookday.com.
Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 12pm and runs until 6pm at Black Ice Comics at 403 E. Lakeshore Dr., Houghton, MI. Call 906-523-7500, visit www.blackicecomics.com, or follow blackicecomishop on Facebook or blackicecomics on Instagram for more information.
ABOUT FREE COMIC BOOK DAY—Celebrating its 18th year, 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. The event is held the first Saturday in May and 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!