By Sarah Corbin
One stop comics in Oak Park is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 5th. On Free Comic Book Day, over 3.3 million comic books will be given away by participating stores, introducing as many people as possible to the wonders of comic books!
"The wide array of comic books being published today ensures that readers of all ages — children, teens, and adults – can find something appropriate that will stir their imaginations," says Rick Manzella,Owner of One Stop Comics.
Celebrating its eleventh year, Free Comic Book Day has proven to be a smashing success, spreading the word that comics are terrific reading. "Even if you have never picked up a comic book, stop into One Stop Comics, because you never know what you will end up finding."
"We at One Stop Comics want to spread the word that comics are perfect for today's times," Manzella continued. "Comic books and graphic novels are considered hip, hot and smart." Comic Books have propelled to the front ranks of pop culture, many being adapted into movies. The first weekend of May is going to be a big day in the comic book world."
Regular updates, information about comic books, and a list of participating publishers and their free comics are all online at onestopcomics.net.
Free Comic Book Day kicks off 10:00 am and runs until 7:00 pm at One Stop Comics 111 south Ridgeland. Call 708 524-2287 for more information.
See you there.