Free Comic Book Day is Coming May 6!

Posted on: May 2, 2017 | Category: News

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Would you like a free comic book? Get your favorite at the 16th annual Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday, May 6. Just show your valid Hawaii State Public Library System card at 24 designated libraries statewide and receive a special free comic book, while supplies last.

Choose from titles such as Guardians of the Galaxy #1, DC Super Hero Girls, Doctor Who, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess/Ocarina of Time, TokyoPop Disney Descendants, and more! Comic book selections will vary by library. Don’t have a library card? No worries! You can apply for one at your local library.

“Our public libraries are really excited to be a part of Free Comic Book Day this year,” said State Librarian Stacey Aldrich.  “Comic books inspire us with not only amazing characters and stories but art that ignites our imagination.”

See costumed characters from the Pacific Outpost of the 501st Imperial Legion, Rebel Legion Hawaii, and Costumers Guild of Hawaii at selected libraries. Bring your camera for photo ops with your favorite intergalactic heroes and villains. Visit or call the hosting libraries for appearance times and more information.

Participating public libraries include: Oahu – Aiea, Aina Haina, Hawaii Kai, Kailua, Kalihi-Palama, Kapolei,  Liliha, Manoa, McCully-Moiliili, Mililani, Salt Lake-Moanalua,  Waikiki-Kapahulu,  Waimanalalo, Waipahu and  Wahiawa; Maui – Kahului, Kihei, Lahaina, Makawao; Hawaii Island – Hilo, Kailua-Kona, Thelma Parker; Kauai – Princeville; Lanai – Lanai Library booth at Saturday Market in Dole Park, 8 am – 10 am.

Free Comic Book Day ( is celebrated worldwide on the first Saturday in May and participating libraries and comic book shops have given away millions of free comic books over the past 15 years. Mahalo nui loa to the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, Gecko Books & Comics and Collector Maniacs for sponsoring this year’s event.



In state observance of Thanksgiving, all public libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 24th.