Free comic book day takes place Saturday

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Saturday, May 7, 2016
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This image, released by Metropolis Collectibles Friday, Feb. 27,2009 in New York, shows inside pages of the June 1938 issue of Action Comics.

Call it Christmas for comic book lovers. Saturday is free comic book day. Shops around the country will be handing out free comics - either special edition reprints or all new stories.

Comic book day has been around for a few years, and is usually aligned with new superhero movies. That's the case this year, "Captain America: Civil War" opens in theaters this weekend.