Visa celebrates free comic day, highlighting Avengers give away | Events
This is for all the comic book fans out there, and we are betting you already knew this, tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day!
The first Saturday in May each year, when comic book shops across around the world give away comic books free to anyone who comes into their stores. This year Marvel Comics and Visa Inc. have teamed up to create an enormously popular financial literacy comic book called Avengers: Saving The Day.
This new comic, combines Marvel’s iconic characters, like the Avengers and Spider-Man, with Visa’s financial literacy expertise, and introduces children to basic money concepts. Visa has already distributed over 250,000 copies of the free comic since its release in March, 2012
Avengers: Saving The Day is a 16-page comic book with a fast-moving plot revolving around Spider-Man and the Avengers learning about personal finance, while battling the evil Mole Man during an attempted heist. The book is accompanied by a teacher’s guide that uses Marvel’s characters to introduce children to basic financial concepts such as budgeting and saving.
Available at no cost, both in print and online at www.practicalmoneyskills.com/avengers, Avengers: Saving The Day is available around the world and is available in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Hard copies can be ordered at http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/resources/free_materials/