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.
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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.