Highlights This Week: Detective Comics #27 is many things. It’s a Mega-Sized 75th Anniversary celebration of the birth of Batman. It’s just-short-of 100 pages will contain the works of many creators including Scott Snyder, Paul Dini, Brad Meltzer, Gregg Hurwitz, Peter J. Tomasi, John Layman, Jason Fabok, Neal Adams, Dustin Nguyen, Guillem March, Frank Miller and more! It also launches the Gothtopia storyline that somehow transforms Gotham City into “a bright, shiny, happy place where dreams come true … as long as you don’t look at things too closely”. Gothtopia will also crossover into other Gotham-centered series such as Batgirl, Batwing, Catwoman and the Birds of Prey!
In order to celebrate the New Year with our friends and families we will have the following special hours for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day:
Please note: Like last week, new product will be released on Tuesday, December 31 due to New Year’s falling on Wednesday. However, both locations will have limited hours on New Year’s Eve. The West side location will be open 10am – 6pm and the East side location will be open 11am – 5pm. -Happy New Year!
Highlights This Week: While we wait patiently for Joe Benitez to give us another helping of his Lady Mechanika, we can satisfy ourselves with his cover art to Dynamite’s new Legendeery: A Steampunk Adventure #1 (of 7). Bill Willingham (Fables) and Sergio Fernandez Davila are the creative team that gives us a steampunk take on Dynamite’s stable of characters including Vampirella, the Green Hornet and Captain Victory. Locations will also include such places as The Phantom’s Jungle and Flash Gordon’s space age town of Landing;
Another holiday season is upon us and as we all rush to get that last gift or to send out the last of the Christmas cards we want to thank all of our loyal customers who frequent both of our retail stores in High Point Center and on Willy Street.Our customers have always been the [...]
Highlights This Week: It’s slim pickings from the comic publishers this holiday skip week, but at least we are able to sell what is being released on Christmas Eve instead of waiting for Thursday after the big day! Origin II #1 (of 5) features a special Collector’s Edition Acetate Cover and is set a few years after the events of the original Origin mini-series. James Howlett is still running with the wolves – until something unexpected brings him back into the world when he runs afoul of someone “Sinister”;
Highlights This Week: It’s been a whole month since the best-selling Harley Quinn #0 and now we get the official Harley Quinn #1 and her official creative team of Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and artist Chad Hardin. In the first issue, Harley is set to begin her new life, but she needs a job first, so naturally she enters the Coney Island Roller Derby. It’s game time when Harley sets out to destroy her competition – literally;
Joe Benitez’ Lady Mechanika is still alive and kicking! According to the creator’s website, the long-awaited issue #4 is completely penciled and being colored as we speak. Benitez also has plans for a secondary title, The Lady Mechanika Mysteries, and is looking for a new publisher after breaking ties with Aspen Comics earlier this year! We’ll let you know when we hear any additional announcements!
Highlights This Week: Dynamite Entertainment continues to corner the market on classic pulp heroes with the release of the all-new Doc Savage #1. First appearing in 1933, Clark “Doc” Savage, Jr. was raised to be the epitome of humanity and used his abilities to help those in need. Accompanying Doc is a special team of adventurers referred to as the Fabulous Five including Monk, Ham, Renny, Long Tom and Johnny Littlejohn. Chris Roberson writes this new series featuring terrific cover art by Alex Ross;
Highlights This Week: Mike Mignola’s Hellboy in Hell #5 continues the storyline of Hellboy’s time in Hell with this one-shot story, The Three Gold Whips, based around the Grimm fairy tale The Devil and His Grandmother, where Hellboy helps a confused man who sold his soul for a magic whip;