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New Comics 6-20-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! Lots of new books this week, including:

 

TONY STARK: IRON MAN #1 from Marvel Comics. From the cusp of tomorrow’s dreams to the forefront of imagination, one man always soars on the cutting edge of adventure! You know his name. Tony Stark is Iron Man. And Iron Man…is an idea. Always changing. Always evolving. An idea without limit! Now is a great time to jump on board with Iron Man.

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SHANGHAI RED #1 from Image Comics. Red is one of hundreds shanghaied out of Portland in the late 1800s. Drugged, kidnapped, and sold to a ship’s captain, she wakes up on a boat headed out to sea for years, unable to escape or even reveal who she truly is. Now she’s coming back in a boat covered in blood to find her family and track down the men responsible for stealing her life out from under her.

 
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For a complete list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

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New Comics 6-13-18

Happy Wednesday, Fankind! Lots of new comics this week, including:

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PLASTIC MAN #1 from DC Comics. Meet Eel O’Brian: a petty thug, thief and con artist who runs a strip club. Hey, he’s also dead, at least according to the gang that tossed him out like last week’s garbage. Literally. Don’t worry, though-he bounced back from all that, and now he’s trying to make a new life for himself, but the effort is stretching him pretty thin. How can he get revenge on his old boss, keep a street kid out of trouble, make a dancer fall in love with him and stop a mysterious society from taking over the world? Eel has no idea! From writer Gail Simone and artist Adriana Melo.

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THE MAGIC ORDER #1 from Image Comics. Magic meets the mob in THE MAGIC ORDER, as five families of magicians-sworn to protect our world for generations-must battle an enemy who’s picking them off one by one. By day, they live among us as our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but by night, they are the sorcerers, magicians, and wizards that protect us from the forces of darkness…unless the darkness gets them first. MARK MILLAR’s first NETFLIX comic book, drawn by the incredible OLIVIER COIPEL (Amazing Spider-Man, Thor).

 

For a complete list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

New Comics 6-6-18

Happy Wednesday, Fankind! A big week for DC Comics this week:

 

JUSTICE LEAUGE #1 from DC Comics. A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes…in ways our heroes couldn’t possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will shatter the world as they know it, while a familiar face strikes out on a dark path…

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MAN OF STEEL #2 from DC Comics. With an arsonist loose in Metropolis, Superman’s powers are almost useless in finding the culprit. And back at the Daily Planet, everyone wants to know what’s going on with Lois Lane. How can Clark hold on to the secret of what happened to Lois and Jon much longer?

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BATMAN #48 from DC Comics. “THE BEST MAN” part one! Batman and Catwoman decide it might be better to elope rather than go through some big, stodgy wedding ceremony, but no sooner do they put their marriage on the fast track than The Joker appears! And when The Joker kidnaps the Caped Crusader, will he give his old foe a piece of his mind or bash in his brains?
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New Comics 5-30-18

Happy Wednesday, Fankind!

“Spider-Man, Spider-Man
800 issues of Spider-Man
Want a book? It’s in store. 
Come on down, and it is yours.
Look out, there’s 800 Spider-Mans!!!”

Sorry about that….had to get that out.
Now…on with the show:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #800 from Marvel Comics. The biggest Peter Parker/Norman Osborn story of all time unfolds over one 80-page story, a scope unmatched in comics! Who lives?! Who dies?! And what scars will Spider-Man bear from here on out?! Dan Slott is sending Spider-Man off with a bang!

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LAST SIEGE #1 from Image Comics. Spaghetti Western storytelling meets Game of Thrones atmosphere in this gritty medieval war story, as a mysterious stranger arrives at a castle overrun with brutal soldiers bent on usurping the throne of the rightful heir-an 11-year-old girl. An action-packed, genre-twisting epic, THE LAST SIEGE begins!
New York Times bestselling author LANDRY Q. WALKER joins artist (and friend of the shop) JUSTIN GREENWOOD for an all-new ONGOING SERIES-THE LAST SIEGE! Plus, there is a variant cover by another friend of the shop: NICK DRAGOTTA!

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New Comics 5-23-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! It’s a big day for Marvel Comics with 2 giant issues coming your way:

 

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #600 from Marvel Comics. Tony Stark is back, but in what form? At least five huge surprises await new and old fans alike. Industry legend Brian Michael Bendis drops his final Marvel Comic to end an era, and he’s going out big! This super-sized anniversary extravaganza features artistic contributions from a bevy of Bendis’ collaborators from over the years, including Jim Cheung, David Marquez, Mike Deodato Jr., Mark Bagley, Leinil Francis Yu, Daniel Acuña and a few other surprises! All this and a huge new villain arises! And the futures of Tony, Riri Williams and Victor Von Doom are all revealed!

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BLACK PANTHER #1 from Marvel Comics. A bold new direction for the Black Panther! For years, T’Challa has fought off invaders from his homeland, protecting Wakanda from everything from meddling governments to long-lost gods. Now, he will discover that Wakanda is much bigger than he ever dreamed. Across the vast Multiverse lies an empire founded in T’Challa’s name. Readers caught a glimpse of it in MARVEL LEGACY #1. Now find out the truth behind the Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda!

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For a complete list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

Happy Wednesday, Fankind! Lot’s of great books this week, including:

 

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FLAVOR #1 from Image Comics. Within a strange walled city, an unlicensed chef discovers a mystery that threatens to end it all. Join JOSEPH KEATINGE (GLORY, SHUTTER) and WOOK JIN CLARK (Adventure Time: The Flip Side) on this culinary epic adventure-FLAVOR-where chefs are the ultimate celebrity and food is the most valued commodity. The high-stakes competition of Hunger Games collides with the lush, MIYAZAKI-esque worldbuilding in this delectable new ongoing series featuring culinary consulting and bonus content by ALI BOUZARI, renowned food scientist and author of the IACP Award-winning cookbook Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food.

 

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SUPERMAN SPECIAL #1 from DC Comics. Superman’s world is about to change in a big way, but before it does, the Man of Steel has some unfinished business to attend to…on Dinosaur Island! Superman and a forgotten soldier of the past take one last trip together into the abyss of tomorrow, as Captain Storm now stands face-to-face with the world of today! This extra-sized special also features stories by writers Mark Russell and Ian Flynn with art by Kaare Andrews and Bryan Hitch!
 

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New Comics 5-2-18

Happy Wednesday, Fankind! Only a couple more days until Free Comic Book Day!!! But, to tide you over, here are some new books today:

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DC NATION #0 from DC Comics. Just in time for Free Comic Book Day, this special comic features three brand-new stories from a lineup of superstar talent-and each tale serves as a prelude to some of the biggest DC events of 2018!

First, find out how The Joker reacts when he discovers Catwoman has turned her back on crime and plans to marry his archnemesis. Can the Clown Prince of Crime stand to see Batman happy? Writer Tom King and artist Clay Mann set up the events that lead to BATMAN #50! Then, join legendary writer Scott Snyder, along with all-star artist Jorge Jimenez and co-writers James Tynion IV and Joshua Williamson, for the prelude to JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE! Discover what universe-shattering mysteries have emerged from the most wondrous and chaotic corners of the cosmos to hunt the Justice League in DC’s summer blockbuster event! And get your first glimpse at Superman’s new world in this exclusive preview of the upcoming six-issue miniseries MAN OF STEEL, written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by José Luis García-López. With Truth, Justice and the American Way all under attack, both Superman and Clark Kent find there’s never been a

more important time to stand up for what they believe in.

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AVENGERS #1 from Marvel Comics. A NEW ERA DAWNS FOR EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES -courtesy of JASON AARON and ED McGUINNESS! Thor Odinson. Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. The Big Three of the Avengers are reunited at last! And just in time to save the world from total annihilation at the hands of their most powerful enemies yet: the 2000-foot-tall space gods known as Celestials. Behold the coming of the Final Host. Who will answer the call to assemble for a wild new era of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Hint: one of them has a flaming skull for a head. And what strange, world-shaking connection exists between the Final Host and Odin’s ancient band of Prehistoric Avengers?

For a complete list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

New Comics 4-25-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! We have some great stuff in store for you this week, including:

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ALIENS DUST TO DUST #1 from Dark Horse Comics. The Trono colony on LV-871 is under attack. Emergency evacuations are ordered. Evac shuttles are taking off. All twelve-year-old Maxon and his mom have to do is make it to the spaceport. Except between them and it are . . . Aliens! A terrifying coming-of-age story by master storyteller Gabriel Hardman, who storyboarded the films Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, Logan, Dawn of Planet of the Apes, and many others!

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THE PRISONER #1 from Titan Comics. The cult TV series comes to life in a brand new comic series by writer Peter Milligan and artist Colin Lorimer! “Who is Number 1?” This issue is!

Even if you have never seen the show, this is a great spy/mind trip book. Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first US transmission, this new series transports readers back to the mysterious village where everyone is a number!

 

Not to mention, it was the basis for the Iron Maiden song THE PRISONER:

 

 

And speaking of Iron Maiden, we got in the first round of ReAction Figures based on Iron Maiden cover art. Come on down and check them out!

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For a complete list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

New Comics 4-18-18

Happy Wednesday, Fankind!!! And happy birthday to Superman!!! Celebrate 80 years of the Man of Steel with:
 
ACTION COMICS #1000 from DC Comics. Celebrate 1000 issues of Action Comics with an all-star lineup of top talent as they pay tribute to the comic that started it all! From today’s explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow’s future-this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman stories!
FEATURING ALL-NEW ART AND STORIES BY:
• BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
• JOHN CASSADAY
• OLIVIER COIPEL
• PAUL DINI
• JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
• PATRICK GLEASON
• BUTCH GUICE
• GEOFF JOHNS
• DAN JURGENS
• TOM KING
• JIM LEE
• CLAY MANN
• BRAD MELTZER
• JERRY ORDWAY
• TIM SALE
• LOUISE SIMONSON
• SCOTT SNYDER
• CURT SWAN
• PETER J. TOMASI
• MARV WOLFMAN
…AND MORE!
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 See you soon!!!

New Comics 4-11-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! It’s a big week with lots of great books, including:

 
CAPTAIN AMERICA #700 from Marvel Comics. Frozen in time, awakened in a decimated future and once again a man out of his era, there is only one way for Steve Rogers to restore order and rebuild civilization-and that’s to rule it as King Captain America! No dream, no hoax, no lie, this IS Cap and this IS happening, believe it or not!
PLUS: Mark Waid delivers an untold tale from Captain America’s past, featuring the classic artwork of Jack Kirby! Don’t miss out on this milestone issue!!!

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IMMORTAL MEN #1 from DC Comics. There is a secret history to the DC Universe of heroes who have protected humanity from the shadows since the dawn of time…and who can live forever. Enter the Immortal Men! The team, headed by the Immortal Man, has waged a secret war against the House of Conquest for countless years-but Conquest has dealt a devastating blow. When their base of operations, known as the Campus, is savagely attacked, the Immortal Men must seek out their last hope-an emerging metahuman known as Caden Park.

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For all the new books this week, click HERE. See you soon!