LeVar Burton Encourages Readers to Check Out Free Comic Book Day!
Apr 29, 2014
Take A Look, It's In A (Comic) Book!
Comic book fan and host of Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton encourages readers of all ages to participate in Free Comic Book Day.
As the producer and host of the PBS program Reading Rainbow for over 30 years, LeVar continues to be a reading activist, encouraging kids to read through fun and interactive activities and helping parents emphasize the importance of reading to their children. LeVar has always been a comic book fan as he started reading comics at a young age which also helped him stay connected with pop culture too. He encourages kids and parents to participate in Free Comic Book Day as it is a great experience for younger readers to discover new stories and help kids stay actively reading.
Free Comic Book Day takes place the first Saturday in May at participating comic book specialty shops across the country and worldwide! This year you can go into any participating comic shop on Saturday May 3rd and get comics for FREE! There are 60 free comics available to choose from that are great for kids and adults that are filled with action, adventure, magic, heros, villains, mystical creatures and more for everyone to discover! Free Comic Book Day is a great opportunity for kids to get their own comics for free and discover how fun reading a comic book is!
Find out more about Free Comic Book Day from LeVar Burton!
Find a local participating comic shop using the Store Locator to celebrate Free Comic Book Day and get FREE comics!