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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!!!

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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 From today’s explosive action to a previously unpublished tale illustrated by the legendary Curt Swan to the Man of Tomorrow’s future-this very special, oversized issue presents the best of the best in Superman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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For a complete list of new books, click HERE

 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!

New Comics 4-4-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! Today’s the big day for Amazing Spider-Man!! Red Goblin is finally here in…

 
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798 from Marvel Comics. The GREEN GOBLIN HAS RETURNED – and he’s exacting his ultimate revenge not only on SPIDER-MAN, but on everyone the wall-crawler loves! Norman Osborn’s offering an ultimatum that threatens to finish PETER PARKER once and for all! Don’t miss out on the first full appearance of RED GOBLIN!!!
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ISOLA #1 from Image Comics. The captain of the Royal Guard has fled the capital city with the Queen of Maar, suffering under the effects of an evil spell. Captain Rook’s only hope of returning Queen Olwyn to her throne and saving the kingdom from impending war lies on an island half a world away-a place known in myth as Isola, land of the dead.
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For a complete list of books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

New Comics 3-28-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! It’s a BIG week with the release of:

DARK NIGHTS METAL #6 from DC Comics. All roads lead…to darkness. In the devastating and epic conclusion to DC’s cataclysmic event series, heroes from across the universe make their final charge into the unknown to battle the forces of the Dark Multiverse! Space and time, dreams and nightmares, all will collide – and what is left at the end will leave the DC Universe irrevocably changed!
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THE TERRIFICS #2 from DC Comics. “MEET THE TERRIFICS” part two! Tom Strong has disappeared, and the Terrifics have found his emergency beacon! But to save anyone else, Mr. Terrific, Metamorpho, Phantom Girl and Plastic Man must first save themselves from the Dark Multiverse they’re trapped within-not to mention the gigantic alien monster they’ve been standing on this whole time!
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To see a full list of new books, click HERE. See you soon!!!

Closing Early on 3-22-18

Attention Fankind: we will be closing early today, Thursday March 22 at 3 pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.

But fear not! We will be open normal hours tomorrow from 11 to 6. Thanks!

New Comics 3-21-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind! Comic books are a wonderful thing. They can give you a full range of emotions. As a kid, Star Wars #7 excited me beyond words. When I read The Walking Dead #100, I felt shock and horror.

 
I read The Mighty Thor #705 as soon as it came in, and it honestly made me cry. What Jason Aaron and his team of artist have done over the past few years is nothing less than one of the greatest runs in comic history. And this issue is no exception. With art by Russell Dauterman, Aaron has made on of the most moving issues I have ever read. I highly recommend it.
 

To see what else we have in store for you, click HERE. See you soon!!!

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Closing at 3 pm on 3-15-18

Attention Fankind: we will be closing early today, Thursday March 15 at 3 pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.

 

But fear not! We will be open normal hours tomorrow from 11-6. See you soon!!!

New Comics 3-14-18

The weather outside is pretty spectacular! But, do you know what else is spectacular?

 

PETER PARKER THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #301 from Marvel Comics.

Peter Parker, his sister (?) Teresa and J. Jonah Jameson take a trip back in time! The massive events of issue #300 presented them with a problem so huge that the only solution is way back in the past. Peter fights crime with his younger self! Jameson takes on Jameson at the Daily Bugle! And Teresa meets with her once and future boss!

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MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #4 from Marvel Comics.

Ben Grimm and Johnny Storm begin the search for their lost family, with the help of scientist Rachna Koul. But the universe they’ve landed in may not last long enough! Don’t miss out on this universe-hopping adventure leading to the return of the Fantastic Four!

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Both of this weeks books were written by Chip Zdarsky, who it was just announced signed and exclusive deal with Marvel Comics. He is writing these two great books, along with artists Joe Quinones and Valerio Schiti. Here’s to many more years of Zdarsky craziness!!!

 

For all the new books we have for you, click HERE. See you soon!

New Comics 3-7-18

Happy Wednesday Fankind!

Two new Image Comics books to look out for this week:
 

OBLIVION SONG #1 from Image Comics. Walking Dead writer Robert Kirkman and artist Lorenzo De Felici bring you to the world of Oblivion. A decade ago, 300,000 citizens of Philadelphia were suddenly lost in Oblivion. The government made every attempt to recover them, but after many years, they gave up. Nathan Cole…won’t. He makes daily trips, risking his life to try and rescue those still living in the apocalyptic hellscape of Oblivion.

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GIDEON FALLS #1 from Image Comics. A brand-new ongoing series from the acclaimed bestselling creative team of writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino. The lives of a reclusive young man obsessed with a conspiracy in the city’s trash, and a washed-up Catholic priest arriving in a small town full of dark secrets, become intertwined around the mysterious legend of The Black Barn, an otherworldly building that is alleged to have appeared in both the city and the small town, throughout history, bringing death and madness in its wake.

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