The first weekend in May is Free Comic Book Day and on Saturday May 4th the ToonSeum joins local comic book shops in Pittsburgh and around the nation with a full day and night of festivities!

Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops.

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This year from ‘Archie’ to ‘the Walking Dead’ there will be a free comic for EVERYONE!

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Learn more at freecomicbookday.com

Some local shops participating:

• Duncan Comics, 1047 Perry Highway, Ross.

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• Phantom of the Attic, 3766 William Penn Highway, Monroeville.

• Comic Book INK!, 116 Smithfield St., Downtown.

• Eide’s Entertainment, 1121 Penn Ave., Strip District.

• The Copacetic Comics Co., 3138 Dobson St., 3rd floor, Polish Hill.

• Pittsburgh Comics, 113 E. McMurray Road, McMurray.

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• Five New Dimension Comics sites: Ellwood City, Butler, Cranberry, Century III Mall and Pittsburgh Mills.