Here are some of the week's best deals and discounts.
SHOPPING -- FREE
Free Comic Book Day: Comic book lovers can score free reads this Saturday, which is Free Comic Book Day. Participating local comic book stores will be giving away free comics to all just for going into their stores — no purchase required. Find specific locations (dozens of stores across metro Atlanta) plus a list of the free comic books you might get, at www.freecomicbookday.com.
FOOD & DRINK -- 50% off
LoriBell’s Frozen Custard Creations: Nothing says summer like a frozen treat. Now, nosh on frozen custard at half the cost when you snag this exclusive offer with your smartphone’s Scoutmob app. Get a coupon for 50 percent off ($6 max discount) at the Kennesaw custard shop. See coupon for full restrictions. LoriBell’s Frozen Custard Creations, 3139 Cobb Parkway, Suite 110, Kennesaw; 770-966-7600.
ENTERTAINMENT -- BOGO
Fernbank Science Center: Get educational entertainment and enjoy savings at the Fernbank’s Planetarium. Available at www.google.com/offers, get a free adult planetarium ticket when you buy another (regularly $7), valid Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through March 20, 2014. Present the offer on your smartphone’s Google Offers app when purchasing. Fernbank Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta; fsc.fernbank.edu.
ENTERTAINMENT -- 50% off
Zorb (Pigeon Forge, Tenn.): If you’re planning a trip to Pigeon Forge, don’t miss a Zorb ride (picture a giant hamster ball you ride inside). Now you can save when you buy a $20 voucher good for one ride ($40 value), for a limited time at Halfoffdepot.com. The voucher is limited to one per person and you must be 8 or older to ride; height, weight and other restrictions are posted online. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/ZorbSmokyMountains.
AJC EXCLUSIVE -- 70% off
Action Jackson Art: Instantly jazz up your walls with some abstract art from Atlanta artist Todd Sentell. Until May 31, enjoy 70 percent off of any piece on the site www.actionjacksonart.com and also get free shipping or delivery. Average prices of canvases are regularly $500 each. Check out the fun portfolio of art online and then call Sentell at 404-219-4838 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell him you saw the deal in Deal Spotter.
AJC EXCLUSIVE -- 50% off
Boca Soaps: Rejuvenate your skin with vitamin-enriched handcrafted soaps to get ready for summer. Better yet, save while you’re at it. This Deal Spotter exclusive saves you 50 percent off Paces Lavender large bar soaps from Boca Soaps. Grab this deal now at www.shop.bocasoaps.com before it ends May 30, and get six bars for just $29 (regularly $60) and free shipping. Look for it under “Deal Spotter Deal” on the website.
FOOD & DRINK -- 50% off
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Enjoy finger-lickin-savings on some barbecue when you grab this deal. Available for a limited time at Doubletakedeals.com, buy a $15 voucher good for $30 worth of barbecue at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Kennesaw. The voucher expires May 28, 2014, and must be used in one visit (limited to one per visit). It cannot be combined with other promotions. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 1610 Ridenour Blvd., Kennesaw; 770-427-7655.
THEATER -- 50% off
“Lark Eden”: Enjoy some theater on a budget when you take advantage of this deal, available for a limited time at Poshdealz.com. Half-price tickets to the new play are $8-$15. The heartwarming play follows the three life-long friends in a small Georgia town. Performances are through May 26: 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays at Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville.