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Free Comic Book Day is May 4!

May the Fourth be with you and also with free comics.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Head to your local comic book shop this Saturday, May 4 to celebrate Free Comic Book Day.

More than 5.2 million comic books will be given out for free across the country! It's not just for comic book nerds. It's a time for anyone to pick up a comic and give it a read.

The man himself, the late Stan Lee was a proponent of Free Comic Book Day, need anyone say more?

Comic books promote literacy and celebrate art. There will be 51 free titles available this Free Comic Book Day.

If you're looking for a local store participating you can visit Free Comic Book Day's Store Locator here.

Local stores participating include:

Floating World Comics
400 NW Couch Street, Portland

Things From Another World
2916 NE Broadway Street, Portland

Bridge City Comics
3725 N. Mississippi Avenue, Portland

Future Dreams
1847 East Burnside, Suite 116, Portland

Excalibur Books and Comics
2444 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland

Cloud 9 Comics
2621 SE Clinton Street, Portland

Spider-Man approves too! So take a stroll to your favorite shop or check out a new one this weekend!