Immerse Yourself in Comic Books on May 7

Free Comic Book Day is an annual event by the North American Comic Book sector and iconic publishers like Marvel Comics, DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics to make free comics available to readers across the nation.

The five Ws

  • Who: Everyone school age and up is invited to join us for this free event.
  • What: Celebrate the art, artists and stories of comic books on National Comic Book Day with free comic books, photo ops, crafts, games and a meet and greet with Spider-Man and a local comic portraiture artist. Also, enter a drawing for your chance to win a gift card to Geek City.
  • Where: North Liberty Library, 520 W Cherry St
  • When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 7, 2022. Attendees are welcome to arrive at any time during the two-hour event.
  • Why: Celebrate comic books.

Who will be there

  • Local comic portraiture artist, Liona Rocca, will do live drawing and answer questions about her art.
  • Spider-Man, your friendly neighborhood hero from Iowa League of Heroes, will pose for photos and sign autographs.
  • North Liberty Library staff with crafts, games and free comic books to giveaway (as supplies last).

What to bring

  • A camera or camera phone for photo opportunities.
  • Feel free to dress up as your favorite hero!

Who to thank

This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by Adam Schechinger State Farm, Centro, Inc, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Veridian Credit Union.

COVID mitigations

Masks are welcome and available, but not required, in our facilities.

Stay in the loop

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We’re committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation at our events for individuals with disabilities.

For accommodations, please reach out to [email protected] or call (319) 626-5755.

More City Slate Fun

This event is part of City Slate, a compilation of North Liberty’s largest and free city-produced events, with more than 40 events planned in 2022. Explore the schedule at

Still have questions?

Contact the North Liberty Library at (319)626-5701.

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