Free Comic Book Day Is This Saturday, May 7th… But First, It’s the Monday Update for Wednesday 5/4/16!

fcbd infoThis is the Monday Update!

DC’s “Final Days” continues this month as Kal-El’s bid to strengthen his forces brings him, Batman and Wonder Woman into China and into conflict with the might of that nation’s greatest heroes: the Great 10!  Don’t miss the Final Days of Superman in Batman Superman #32!
Midnighter, Apollo and the Suicide Squad square off against The Unified-one of Henry Bendix’s most dangerous creations!  Is their combined strength enough to stop a being as powerful as Superman and as intelligent as Midnighter?  Find out in Midnighter #12!
The Flash’s world is in utter chaos: he’s wanted by the police, headed by his adoptive father.  His enemies, The Rogues, have been deputized to take him in.  It also couldn’t be a worse time for The Riddler to stake his claim as the most dangerous man in Central City!  What else could go wrong?  Check out The Flash #51 for all the answers!

In the tradition of Book of Death, Armor Hunters, and Harbinger Wars, Valiant’s most ambitious crossover event yet starts here!  Exiled from the only realm he’s ever known, Rai now walks the ravaged world of 4001 A.D. in search of forgotten heroes like himself.  He’s on a mission to collect the last surviving legends of a broken planet, and to forge a rebellion with the power to bring the most advanced civilization in history crashing back down to Earth. From Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain comes 4001 AD #1!

Marvel has a whole bunch of great new titles coming out this week so if you’re looking for a new title then here’s you chance!
A simple change of venues for one of Matt Murdock’s cases becomes more complicated when The Punisher attempts to send the defendant away…permanently!  If Daredevil and Blindspot want to get this mobster his day in court, it will take every ounce of wit and wile they have.  All Frank needs to get what he wants is a bullet.  The race is on in Daredevil Punisher #1! 
Speaking of The Punisher- Frank Castle loses control!  A by-the-numbers drug bust is about to take Frank Castle by surprise…and he hates surprises.  The horrible fallout threatens to send The Punisher into the heart of darkness, but Castle won’t make that journey alone: A DEA agent is on his trail and attempting to get into his head…but what horrors will she find there, and will she survive the experience?  First-time Punisher writer Becky Cloonan and quintessential Punisher artist Steve Dillon are forcing Frank Castle out of his comfort zone and taking him to the edge of the world he thought he knew in Punisher #1!
From the ashes of Avengers: Standoff comes a new series!  They’re a renegade team rampaging across the Marvel Universe under the direction of the Winter Soldier!   Are the Thunderbolts heroes or villains, and do even they know for sure?  A new team of misfits come together in Thunderbolts #1!
Don’t miss out on some new books that are making it to #2’s including Star Wars Poe Dameron, Moon Knight, and Empress!

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This Saturday is Free Comic Book Day! Haven’t heard of it? It’s the day of the year we give away free comics! The comics are specifically printed for that day and that day only! You also don’t walk away with just one or two comics, you’ll walk away with a bagful!  You’ll also get the two big books which is Marvel’s Civil War II and DC’s Suicide Squad!  We’re open from 11-6 and Batman will also be here all day to stop crime and take some pictures! There will be a bunch of cosplayers as well, so don’t be afraid to dress up! It’s always a great time and don’t let the line scare you because it moves fast!  We hope to see everyone there!

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Only One More Week ‘Till Free Comic Book Day! It’s the Monday Update For Wednesday 4/27/2016!

fcbd infoJust a friendly reminder that Free Comic Book Day is right around the corner! (Saturday, May 7th) The Dark Knight will be here all day as well as many other characters, so don’t  hesitate to dress up and come have a good time!    More info to come next week as the greatest day of the year arrives!

This is the Monday Update!

The Master Race will rise.  Cities will fall.  Bruce Wayne is dead.  What will the heroes of the world do to save it?  DC Comics releases the highly acclaimed  Dark Knight III Master Race #4 !
The fate of the Justice League and the entire universe is on the line!  Can even the combined might of the Justice Gods contend with the secret machinations of Grail, the deadly daughter of Darkseid?  Death, rebirth and the life of one of the members of the League changed forever in Justice League #49!
Crippled and desperate after their brutal defeat on Karna, the Citadel brings an all-out war to the Omega Men as the team attempts to unify all the worlds of Vega in a last stand against their conquerors in Omega Men #11!
The League of Assassins presses in on Strix , and threatens to kill her friends in the Secret Six , if she doesn’t cooperate.  She is then confronted by twisted replicas of her teammates, who she must face in combat one at a time.  If she is beaten by any of them, the corresponding real member of the Six will be killed.  Disoriented and alone, what chance does she-or her teammates-have to survive?  Find out in Secret Six #13!

Dark Horse issues another new series based on the Alien movies!  Battling demons from her past while fighting for her life, Colonial Marine Private First Class Zula Hendricks, in the company of Weyland-Yutani synthetics, is forced to question her strength and loyalty when the discovery of an insidious alien species on a derelict hauler sends her on a dangerous journey across the stars!  Don’t miss the action in Aliens Defiance #1!

Here comes  the explosive finale to the spring’s blockbuster Avengers event from Marvel ! Lost heroes return, new threats emerge, and the stage is set for major upheavals all throughout the Marvel Universe!  Avengers Standoff Assault on Pleasant Hill Omega #1 has all of the action!
Reeling from the revelations of last weeks issue of Silk, Jessica Drew takes matters into her own hands, damn the consequences!  Has Gwen found a way to get Jess and Silk home?  The Spider-Women storyline continues in Spider-Woman #6!
The mystery of Tony’s real parents reveals some truths behind the history of the Marvel Universe that have been kept hidden for decades.  Can Tony unravel the mystery before deadly history repeats itself?  Check it out in International Iron Man #2!
With the Rebel base completely overtaken, our only hope is …Leia…Sana…and Aphra?!  Can they save the Imperial prisoners?  Do they want to? Tough decisions are made in Star Wars #18!
The companion to the “Last Days of Magic” epic from The pages of Dr. Strange will be here!  The Empirikul, led by The Imperator, are destroying all magic and magic users in the Marvel Universe.  Jason Aaron pens the story of Doctor Strange and Wong’s secret history and Wong’s ultimate sacrifice ! Gerry Duggan shows Brother Voodoo’s stand against the evil magic-eaters.  James Robinson introduces a new magic figure in the Marvel U just in time for her last stand!  Learn more in Doctor Strange Last Days of Magic #1!  

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Thirteen years after the original series run, The X-FIles has enjoyed a momentous return to television in a thrilling event series!  Now, with the participation of co-creator Chris Carter, IDW Publishing is proud to bring to comics the continuing adventures of iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully in X-Files #1!

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Only Two More Weeks ‘Till Free Comic Book Day! It’s the Monday Update For Wednesday 4/20/16!

fcbd infoFree Comic Book Day is Saturday May 7th ! Be Alert !

This is the Monday Update!

DC releases  another massive 50th issue!  The Flash must win back the trust of Central City!  To do so, he needs to outrun the police force that’s been charged with bringing him down with the awesome power of the Rogues behind it all in Flash #50!

Pete Ross and Kenny Braverman take a trip to Metropolis to catch up with their old friend Clark Kent, only to find that the “Superman” phenomenon has taken the city by storm! As Clark’s alter ego grows more famous, so do Pete’s concerns, and the rising tensions between the two friends inadvertently result in an epic encounter of an extraterrestrial nature!  Max Landis’ epic tale of the Man of Steel continues in Superman American Alien #6!
A hero falls when the tyrant Ma’alefa’ak seizes upon the spirit of Mars itself , in a last, desperate effort to escape the dying planet and conquer Earth, and not even the power of J’onn J’onzz may be able to save the people of two worlds from annihilation in Martian Manhunter #11!

From New York Times best-selling Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt comes an exciting new undersea sci-fi mystery.  Mia is a special investigator hired to uncover possible sabotage taking place at a deep-sea research station.  What she finds is a mind-blowing crime scene filled with suspects with terrible secrets, strange deep-sea creatures, and an impending flood! Dark Horse unleashes Dept H #1!

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Star Trek franchise in 2016 with an all-new bi-weekly comics event beginning in April!  It’s Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew vs. the Klingons in the ultimate showdown!  Beam down for Star Trek Manifest Destiny #1 from IDW! (Available in English or Klingon versions!!)

Brubaker and Phillips return ten years later to the world of Criminal for one of their darkest and strangest tales yet. Teeg and Tracy Lawless co-star in this one-shot, a twisted ’70s noir about a father and son on the run. Also includes articles, illustrations, and behind-the-scenes extras!  Available in a magazine format as well, don’t miss Criminal 10th Anniversary Special #1 from Image!

Black Mask Studios puts out a new fun crime caper about children!  Eleven-year-old Paige and her weirdo friends have a problem: a gang of ex-cons need her dad’s help on a heist… the problem is those ex-cons are morons.  If Paige wants to keep her dad out of trouble, she’s going to have to pull off the heist herself.  It’s like Wes Anderson remaking Reservoir Dogs, 4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #1 is a very dark & moderately humorous story about friendship, growing up, D & D, grand larceny, and family!

Marvel’s Heroes for Hire are swimming through New York City’s currents of crime trying to retrieve the Supersoul Stone! Meanwhile, Jennie and Black Mariah’s nefarious plans begin to bear fruit.  With a magic-fueled crisis at its tipping point and all of New York hanging in the balance it’s the perfect atmosphere to rekindle a smoldering friendship in Power Man And Iron Fist #3!

Just when you thought Karnak couldn’t get more intense and insane, it does! The trail left by the kidnapped Inhuman gets nuclear and Karnak is caught in the mushroom cloud!  The long wait is over for Karnak #3!
As the situation with the Eridani delegates escalates, Captain Marvel and her crew struggle to make sense of what happened on the mysterious alien craft! Between her powers failing and Wendy’s character being called into question, Carol’s command of Alpha Flight is slowly slipping from her grasp in Captain Marvel #4!

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The much-anticipated follow-up to the five-time sold-out series that The Onion/A.V. Club calls the “Best New Superhero of 2015″ is here!   A perfect jumping-on point into the expansive sci-fi saga that shook the world!  Earth is about to meet a new god- And she’s a Communist. How long can it be before the nations of Earth bend before DIVINITY?  Find out in Divinity II #1 from Valiant!

 

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Only Three More Weeks ‘Till Free Comic Book Day! It’s the Monday Update For Wednesday 4/13/16!

Star Wars Special C-3PO #1This is the Monday Update!

DC knows what the people want and they want more Harley!   Straight from the pages of Harley Quinn comes the story of her strange new army of assistants, the Gang of Harleys!  In this new miniseries, they’ve been on the job for just a few months, and the Gang is ready to stand up and show what they can do without Harley…and they just might have to, because Harley’s been kidnapped!  The Gang’s homes and their loved ones are all in danger from a strange new villain with a very personal grudge against Harley!  Don’t miss all the fun in Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys #1!
Dinah dives deeper into the past of the mysterious white ninja, along a trail that takes her deep into the heart of Europe, and face-to-face with a bizarre new enemy in Black Canary #10!
Neron’s hostile takeover of New York City has left thousands of magical folk homeless, including John Constantine!  Just when the Hellblazer has resolved himself to life as a refugee in Los Angeles, a relentless supernatural force attempts to compel him out of the City of Angels and back into the fight!  See how Deadman can help in Constantine the Hellblazer #11!
While Shredder enters an uneasy alliance with a deadly new partner, Casey Jones is arrested by the GCPD.  At the same time, a crisis breaks out at Arkham Asylum, which is bound to keep both Batman and the Turtles busy.  Meanwhile, a certain young resident of Wayne Manor returns home to find a new, green occupant in his room. Co-published with IDW , Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5!

Northlanders creator Brian Wood returns to the Viking genre along with artist Garry Brown in this all-new series from Image!  Meet Magnus the Black, neither clean nor sober, neither Christian nor Pagan, but a man true to his word.  When a ranking official under his care is brutally murdered, he’s prepared to hunt the killers to the frozen tip of Norway in Black Road #1!

After the Twilight of the Gods, the world is precariously uncertain, and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years.  Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies , what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming.  Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called friend.  Along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena at any cost in Xena Warrior Princess #1 from Dynamite!

Marvel’s overnight internet sensation takes center stage in her own ongoing series! Gwen Poole used to be a comic book reader just like you…until she woke up in a world where the characters she read about seemed to be real!  But they can’t be, right?  This must all be fake, or a dream or something, right?  And you know what that means… no consequences!  Could Gwenpool truly be Marvel’s least responsible and least role-modely character to date?  She can be if she tries! The craziness starts in Gwenpool #1!
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years… or has he?  When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime’s worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities?) are called into question. Something is wrong, but is that something Marc Spector himself?  Jeff Lemire and rising star Greg Smallwood are calling everything you know about Moon
Knight into question in Moon Knight #1!
Trapped in Pleasant Hill, the Avengers can’t tell the heroes from the villains!  This week Avengers Standoff has 3 tie-ins with All New All Different Avengers #8,  Illuminati #6, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. #4!

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Follow everyone’s favorite protocol droid as he Journeys to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, in this special one-shot leading up to his appearance in the film! Just how did Threepio get a red arm, anyway?  Find out here as the blockbuster creative team of James Robinson and Tony Harris of DC’s Starman reunite for the first time in nearly two decades!  He may be fluent in over six million forms of communications, but Star Wars C-3PO #1 from Marvel is a must have in any language!

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Only four more weeks ’till Free Comic Book Day! It’s the Monday Update for Wednesday 4/6/2016!

Empress #1This is the Monday Update!

Another DC comic turns 50 this week!  The enemy lurking at the edges of Batgirl’s life has been revealed, as have the gang of heroes assembled to help her!  From this point on, Batgirl doesn’t walk alone! It’s an all out celebration of the greatest hero Burnside has ever known in Batgirl #50!
Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D., welcomes you to Evil Anonymous, the support group for super villains in need,  where no problem is too insane or homicidal, and where discretion is assured , (as only a clown princess of crime can), which is to say, not at all.  When Harley Quinn starts using her patients’ own evil schemes against them, it turns out that a much bigger, far more dangerous, and truly life-altering joke is being played on her in Harley Quinn & Suicide Squad April Fools Special #1!
The massive “Darkseid War” epic continues to set the stage for the future of the DC Universe as we reveal the secrets behind its newest major player: Darkseid’s daughter, Grail! And if the Justice League is not careful, the spoils of war will all end up with her!   Don’t miss the Justice League Darkseid War Special #1!
When a meteor crashes to Earth, bringing with it an unspeakable alien presence that terrorizes a nearby small town, the lucky ones die first.  As for the rest, they find themselves  locked in a hellish struggle for control of their bodies and their minds. This isn’t just an invasion. It’s an infestation.  What would you do if the greatest threat to humanity was hidden away inside of you? Award-winning writer J.T. Krul brings us a dark and horrifying science-fiction epic about tortured souls who are cursed to a fate worse than death in Bloodlines #1!

We can’t wait to read The Fix #1 from Image Comics!
A story of the crooked cops, scheming mobsters, and corrupt politicians that run things, and the sex toy that can bring them all down.  Oh, and the hero is a drug-sniffing beagle named Pretzels.  Bad people do bad things to each other in this frenetic, outrageous, sometimes off-putting new caper!

After a transient goes missing, Lobster Johnson is called in to investigate a priest who practices more than just religion. What he’s got cooking in his stew pot is nothing compared to what he has hiding in the sewers below! Thank you ,  Dark Horse for Lobster Johnson The Forgotten Man #1!

Marvel brings in a new era for the Black Panther! Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates , and illustrated by living legend Brian Stelfreeze! Now the current Black Panther, T’Challa, finds himself tested by a superhuman terrorist group called The People that has sparked a violent uprising among the citizens of Wakanda. T’Challa knows the country must change to survive — the question is, will the Black Panther survive the change? Don’t miss out on Black Panther #1!
Poe Dameron, former Republic flyer turned Resistance fighter, is the best pilot in the galaxy. Hand-picked for the resistance by General Leia Organa to lead a squadron on a top secret and vital mission,  Poe sets off investigating sites of historical importance to the Force.  Revealing backstory leading directly into the heroes’ greatest adventure, follow Poe and his X-Wing squadron on covert missions against the First Order in Star Wars Poe Dameron #1!

The Spider-Event of 2016 is here, bringing Spider-Gwen, Silk and Spider-Woman together for a story too big for any one of their books! Spider-Woman is taking a mentor-role with Silk and Spider-Gwen, and the three spider-heroes take a brunch break on Gwen’s Earth-65. But when the nefarious spy organization S.I.L.K. and their leader (Earth-65’s Cindy Moon) notice the interdimensional interlopers, all of Jessica Drew’s plans go wrong.  Read the first chapter in Spider-Woman Alpha #1!

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Mark Millar imagines you’re married to the worst bad guy from your favorite sci-fi movie…An alien dictator feared throughout the universe, who will kill you if you leave, but you need to escape for the sake of your three children.  All you have are your wits, your bodyguard, and three guns. Welcome to Empress #1, your new favorite Marvel / Icon comic!

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