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Kid-safe gekiga and other special-edition comics

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Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day, an annual event now in its seventh year offering free comics to anyone who stops by a participating store. Among this year's many exclusive releases are Drawn + Quarterly's Gekiga sampler, with kid-safe versions of work by gekiga granddaddies Yoshihiro Tatsumi and Seiichi Hayashi; and I.G.N.A.T.Z.: International Graphic Novels at Their Zenith #1, with previews of upcoming Ignatz releases, including Zak Sally's Sammy the Mouse #2 and Sergio Ponchione's Grotesque #2, plus bonus pages from the Japanese edition of Igort’s Baobab #3. Hours and restrictions vary by store. Click here for more info or to find a participating store.

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