The following specialty comic book stores have events scheduled for the 12th annual Free Comic Book Day on Saturday.
Comix Connection: West Manchester Mall. Events run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include sales, free comics and artist appearances. Bring a can of food to benefit the York Rescue Mission and pick an extra comic. Information: (717) 767-4871 or www.blog.comixconnection.com.
Comic Store West: 2111 Industrial Highway in Springettsbury Township. Events run from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and include free comics, a cosplay contest from noon to 3 p.m., free pizza, movies, a superhero trivia contest starting at 2 p.m., photo opportunities and other activities. Information: (717) 845-9198 or www.comicstorewest.com.
Planet X Comics: Queensgate Towne Center. Events run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and include free comics, free food and refreshments, costume contests, raffles, prizes and special hero appearances. Information: (717) 747-1092 or www.planetxcomics.wordpress.com.