Come and Get Your Free Comic Books
Hoboken’s Traders of Babylon Participates in Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5th
Hoboken’s only comic book store Traders of Babylon will join thousands of comic book shops around the world in celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 5th. Since its beginning in 2002, Free Comic Book Day has become a fan phenomenon, eagerly anticipated each year as resource for discovering graphic treasures and terrific reading.
By participating in Free Comic Book Day, Traders of Babylon is spreading the word that comics are perfect for today’s times. “The wide array of comic books being published today ensures that readers of all ages — kids, teens, and adults – can find something to stir their imaginations,” says Stephen Kilnisan, the shop’s owner. “Even if you have never picked up a comic book, stop by on Saturday because you never know what you will end up finding.”
On Free Comic Book Day, kids of all ages can choose 20 different titles from a selection of 100 for their comic collections. No purchase is required.
Traders of Babylon specializes in both mainstream and independent, alternative-genre comic books and graphic novels, both modern and back-issues. Owner Stephen Kilnisan is an advocate for small presses with alternative distribution and prominently displays an independent comic book section in his store’s downtown Hoboken location. In addition, the shop also sells original artwork and various comic book memorabilia in a super-sized space of more than 4,000 square feet.
Free Comic Book Day kicks off at 10:00 am and runs until 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 5th. Traders of Babylon is located in Hoboken’s iconic Neumann Leathers Building at 66 Willow Ave., Suite A.