This first weekend in May marks one of the nerdiest of all time. In addition toIron Man 3
's opening day, you also have Saturday, May 4, which is Star Wars Day -- (May the fourth be with you) and Free Comic Book Day!
If you don't love free stuff, you're probably a supervillain. Here's where to fight the forces of evil in Miami -- and the best titles to pick up while the price is juuuust right.
Mac's Comics & Collectibles, Inc. (2678 SW 87th Ave., Miami; 305-226-5072) is throwing a hero-worthy affair in celebration of the holiday that runs from 10 am to 6 pm. Here are some of the free books that co-owner Farrah recommends picking up--while supplies last:
A Dark Horse trio of awesome including Star Wars, Captain Midnight, and Avatar: The Last Airbender stories.
The start of a Marvel Avengers/Thanos/Infinity storyline that runs all summer long.
3. Walking Dead Special
This special issue of the Walking Dead comic features popular short stories and a new Tyrese story. There won't be any reprints, so it is a great limited edition to scoop up if you're a fan of the comic, TV show, or both!
You can find the complete list of free books available tomorrow at freecomicbookday.com.
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In addition to the free books, Mac's is holding a huge sale, offering 25% off everything in the store and 50% off their bargain bins. There are also yet-to-be announced giveaways, so make a day out of it and walk out with some sweet loot. Check out their Facebook page for more info on the FCBD festivities.
If you're farther north, you can always check out Villains (1788 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach). Formerly Superheroes Unlimited #2, this store is also a Miami stop for some free books. Free Comic Book Day festivities start at noon and go on until the last freebie's been handed out.
Happy Comic Booking, and May the Fourth Be With You!