Comic Book Day event for Preston this weekend

Posted on - 2nd May, 2024 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Friargate, Preston City Centre, Preston News, University campus, What's On in Preston
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You could get your hands on some free comic books this weekend in Preston.

That Comic Shop, who host a free comic giveaway every year at their Friargate store, are giving fans the chance to take home their favourite comics for free.

On Saturday (4 May) from 10am to 4pm there will be a selection of free comic books, an artist sketching pictures for people, street performers, a raffle, and sweet treats and drinks.

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Owner of That Comic Shop, Noel Corless, says there is something for everybody and that the event is great to get new people in the door.

He adds: “It just keeps getting bigger and better.”

No purchases have to be made and there is a chance for you to get more free comics by dressing up in either a comic t-shirt or costume.

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Noel said every year at the event he: “Loves talking to the young people and seeing their excitement when they’re getting their first comic. It’s brilliant.”

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