“Area comic book shops and libraries will mark Free Comic Book Day on Saturday with giveaways.
Comic book stores worldwide will give comic books to customers as a way to support mainstream and independent comics publishers. Comics from publishers including DC, Marvel, Image and Dark Horse will be available.
Several branches of the Timberland Regional Library will give away comics, offer snacks and show children and teens their comic book and graphic novel collections.
Yelm Timberland Library, 210 Prairie Park St., also will participate from 3 to 5 p.m. May 11. The event will include an anime movie.