NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Squiggy’s Dugout in New Rochelle is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the biggest day in the comic book industry and comic art form, Saturday, May 2nd. On Free Comic Book Day, over 5.6 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,” said Rob Williams, Owner of Squiggy’s.
Celebrating its fourteenth year, Free Comic Book Day has proven to be a smashing success, spreading the word that comics are a terrific read.
“Even if you have never picked up a comic book, stop into Squiggy’s because you never know what you will end up finding.”
"We at Squiggy’s want to spread the word that comics are perfect for today’s times," Williams continued. "Comic books and graphic novels are considered a hot form of entertainment, that are fun and a smart pick for readers to dive into as imagination comes to life with the turn of every page. Comic Books have propelled to the front ranks of pop culture, many being adapted into movies. The first Saturday of May has been and will continue being 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 www.freecomicbookday.com.
Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 10 AM. and runs until 6 PM. On Saturday and any leftover books will be given away for the rest of the week to coincide with our annual Thank You Sale.
Squiggy’s Dugout is located at 237- A. East Main Street.
For more information call (914) 636-7585.