On Saturday, comic book stores across the country are giving away free comic books in an effort to promote the genre and to support individual comic book stores. This year, an estimated 4.6 million free comic books will be given out at stores across the country.
One store participating is Gorilla King Comics, at 1711 Aliceanna St. in Fells Point, owned by Ian Sayre.
Sayre, 38, opened the store about a year ago.
"We love comics," he said. "Gorilla King Comics is a very classy place at which to buy one's comics."
Sayre took the time to talk to us about ghostbusting and how he feels about newspapers.
What song are you hating/loving right now? I'm getting revved up for summer with Len's "Steal My Sunshine" for the 14th year.
Worst pet peeve? Ghostbusting.
Last concert/gig you went to? FRAMPTON COMES TO YOUR HOUSE 2K12.
Your worst habit? Honesty
Worst/best movie adapted from a comic book? All of them. But mostly "Persepolis."
Trend that has exceeded its natural lifespan? Newspapers. (editor's note: We'll try not to take this personally).
Last movie you liked/disliked? "Cruising."
TV shows you can't get enough of? "Silver Spoons."
Last great meal you had? Quizno's KIDS MONSTER MEATBALL QUIZNO with a chocolate chip cookie.
Favorite and most loathed fashion statements? Spanx and manx.
Favorite place to get a drink in Baltimore? My fridge.
Best advice you ever got? "Open the fridge."
Favorite thing about Baltimore? No.
AS TOLD TO COLLEEN JASKOT