Wenatchee store hosts free comic book day

WENATCHEE — Galaxy Comics in Wenatchee will host its 17th annual Free Comic Book Day May 5 from noon to 5 p.m.

Everyone who visits the store that day will receive several free comic books from a selection of 45 titles. No purchase is necessary.

National organizers of the event say thousands of comic book stores worldwide will participate giving away over six million comics.

“This event gives readers a chance to try out comics they may want to start collecting,” said Galaxy Comics owner Dean Ball. “This is a small sampling of the hundreds of comics being published every month representing a wide range of interests for all ages.”

The store is located at 1720 Fifth St., Suite D, on the corner of Fifth and Western.

For more information, call the store at 663-4330 or visit zcomics.net.