Free Comic Book Day Gets Celebrated in St. Cloud [PHOTOS]
ST. CLOUD -- Comic book enthusiasts and collectors celebrated the art form and showed their support for independent stores this weekend.
Granite City Comics and the St. Cloud Public Library teamed up Saturday for Free Comic Book Day. At the library kids and adults could check out some interactive stations and head out with a free comic book.
Meanwhile, over at the comic book store itself, visitors could buy back issues and graphic novels at a discount in addition to picking out their free comic books.
Each year, publishing companies create a variety of special titles just for Free Comic Book Day. Started in 2002, the event is typically held on the first Saturday in May.
LOOK: States With the Most New Small Businesses Per Capita
To find the top 20 states with the most new small businesses per capita, Simply Business analyzed the Census Bureau’s Business Formation Statistics from August 2020 to July 2021.
LOOK: Here are the best lake towns to live in
Many of the included towns jump out at the casual observer as popular summer-rental spots--the Ozarks' Branson, Missouri, or Arizona's Lake Havasu--it might surprise you to dive deeper into some quality-of-life offerings beyond the beach and vacation homes. You'll likely pick up some knowledge from a wide range of Americana: one of the last remaining 1950s-style drive-ins in the Midwest; a Florida town that started as a Civil War veteran retirement area; an island boasting some of the country's top public schools and wealth-earners right in the middle of a lake between Seattle and Bellevue; and even a California town containing much more than Johnny Cash's prison blues.