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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5.

This year marks the 17th year for the colorful giveaway. Every year, comic book shops throughout the country give away comic books for free.

What exactly is Free Comic Book Day.? Watch this video to learn all about it.

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Use your “x-ray vision” to find participating shops or, for the those without super powers, use the store locator to find a participating shop.

Mile High Comics has special Free Comic Book Day events planned on Saturday in Denver and in Lakewood.

I Want More Comics in Thornton will be hosting an event on Saturday at its new location on the southwest corner of Washington Street and Thornton Parkway.

There are other comic book shops in the area in Aurora, Denver, Glendale, Littleton and beyond. Be sure to check for store hours, special events and sales, as well as any special conditions for receiving the freebie. Many shops also plan family-friendly activities for super fun!

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