Grab a free comic book!

It's almost free comic book day! See who in the Hudson Valley is celebrating.

Since 2002, independent comic book stores throughout North America (and around the world) have been participating in Free Comic Book Day on the first Saturday in May. Many of your favorite comic book shops throughout the Hudson Valley are celebrating with free comics, book signings and even special guest appearances from favorite comics such as Batman, Spiderman, Ghostbusters and many more! Grab a friend, or bring the family and participate in the fun. We have rounded up 6 places to score free comics, deep discounts, meet comic characters in person and enjoy Free Comic Book Day 2015.

May the Force be with you.

Dragon’s Den- 100 Free comic books to the first 100 people plus, deep discounts, buy 1 get 1 free and special appearances from Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers, The Ghostbusters, Spider-Man and many others throughout the day! Poughkeepsie. 

Lagrange Library- The library is showcasing graphic novel artists from the area with a unique art show on Free Comic Book Day and giving away free comics from 11-2. Poughkeepsie.

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Tivoli Library- The library has partnered with Alterniverse Comics in Hyde Park to give away free comics while supplies last. Plus, wear a geeky costume and win a prize! Tivoli.

October Country Comics- In addition to the 2015 comic features, October Country Comics is giving away books, magazines, videos and more of their own on Saturday. There will also be 2015 Free Comic Book Day tee shirts for sale and a huge discount at the dungeon sale! New Paltz.

Main Street Comics- Join the party this Saturday with costumed characters, free comics and much more! Middletown

For the true geeky grown-ups, grab a sitter and head over to Copperfields Pub for a night of mingling, drinks and friends old and new at the Orange County NY Geek- Out! From 6-9pm. Must RSVP. Montgomery.

[Related: The best kid friendly bookstores in the Hudson Valley]

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And here are five great tips to remember on Free Comic Book Day from Bonfire Agency on Facebook.

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