this saturday, may 5th, get something for free... comic books! and not just the kid ones, some alternative publishers released free comics as well. just go to the link below, put in your zip code and you'll find the nearest store. in the hoboken area (where independent bookstores are sadly missing), check out traders of babylon at 259 first street -- a small selection but worth the trip.
for more up to date comics news, here is a wonderful site, FLOG!: The Fantagraphics Blog