I don't intend to use my blog as a promotional platform often but I love comics. The art in comics inspired me to become an artist so I like to encourage people to check out one of my favorite storytelling mediums. On that note...
Today is Free Comic Book Day! On the first Saturday of May each year participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their stores. You can't get any comic you want, of course, but there's a wide selection of free comics available and some stores have guest artists, writers, people dressed as comic book characters, etc. It's a fun event so please, find a participating comic shop in your area and get some free comics! There are comics for kids, comics for adults and comics covering a wide variety of subject matter so there's something for everybody. Today is a good day to give comics a chance.
While you're at your local comic shop, please do some browsing and support the store with a purchase as well.
You can check out the free comics available today at http://www.freecomicbookday.com/