What’s Better than Wednesday Comics? What about Tuesday Night Comics?! It’s the Monday Update for Wed. 5/25/16!

DC Rebirth #1This Tuesday Night from 12 Midnight to 1am the Joker’s Child  DC Rebirth Event Begins. We will be Open so you can get a head start on all that comes after.

DC Universe Rebirth #1 (which has in addition an exclusive Midnight Release Variant) and all your other DC and Marvel books will be available at Midnight,  as well as a special  30% off sale on all DC New 52 back issues, Trade paperbacks and Hard Covers! (We reserve the right to limit quantities, this doesn’t include new books, new trades or new HC’s. Joker Money will not be given or accepted as part of the sale, but will still be around otherwise.)

Lastly, there will be a special deal for people who want to sign up for all the June DC Rebirth Books, information will be at the event!

This is the Monday Update!

DC is setting up for big things!  The massive, 48-page conclusion to the critically-acclaimed “Darkseid War” can hardly be contained between two covers!  Don’t miss the final fates of the world’s greatest heroes and villains, along with world-changing revelations for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman.  It doesn’t get bigger than this as DC’s monthly super hero event comic sets the stage for the next year and beyond with Justice League #50!
Those meddling kids, Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo, get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world.  The apocalypse has happened.  Old rules about logic no longer apply.  The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to survive because in the apocalyptic badlands of the near-future, the horrors are real!  This new monthly series takes Scooby and the gang to a whole new level in Scooby Apocalypse #1!
The “Final Days” epic concludes in one explosive fight as the new master villain uses Superman’s own solar super flare power against everyone.  Can even two Supermen, Supergirl, Wonder Woman and Batman be enough to stop this onslaught?  How will the outcome of this battle change Lois Lane’s life forever?  Find out in Superman #52!
With one of his closest allies now his greatest foe, Dick Grayson will have to make his greatest sacrifice to save those he loves into Grayson #20!
The epic conclusion of the “Cybernetic Registration” epic is here!  The Cyforce’s true masterminds are finally revealed!  How will Cyborg ever regain the trust of our citizens, the government or the JLA again? Don’t miss out on Cyborg #11!

The Horror began in Archie Comics when Reggie Mantle struck and killed Jughead’s beloved pooch Hot Dog.  Since then, Reggie has been living with this secret knowledge and terrible guilt. With no one to talk to about it, Reggie has started to crack under the strain.  He is seeing visions of his dead friends, or are they literal ghosts?  When an act of kindness prompts a confession from him, Reggie must decide for himself, once and for all-is there any good within him, or is Reggie, as we’ve always suspected, beyond redemption?  Back from a long break is Afterlife with Archie #9!

Straight from the pages of Marvel’s Squadron Supreme comes one of the most brutal super heroes of the Marvel Universe.  Nighthawk is Chicago’s dark protector, dispensing swift, decisive justice to those that truly deserve it.  When the city’s shadiest power brokers turn up murdered in gristly ways, the apparent work of an inventive serial killer, Nighthawk must ask himself, Does this predator deserve to be caught?  Who is the killer?  What is he after?  What does he want from Nighthawk?  To answer these questions, he must first look in the mirror in Nighthawk #1!
He’s back!  The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission!  He’s not the only one who’s back though!  Find out who, in Captain America Steve Rogers #1!
The Last Days of Magic story continues in Doctor Strange #8!  All of Doctor Strange’s magic has been destroyed and our world is on the edge of disaster.  What on Earth can Stephen do?
Will Princess Leia be able to save a prison full of Imperial forces?  Will the mastermind of the takeover strike back against the Empire?  Find out as “Rebel Jail” concludes in Star Wars #19!
“Apocalypse Wars” continues here in Extraordinary X-Men #10!  Trapped a thousand years in the future, the X-Men are literally mutantkind’s last hope!  Not only has Apocalypse deemed the mutant race obselete, but he’s also claimed one of the X-Men as his newest Horseman.  Can the X-Men survive a trip across the perilous landscape of Omega World to restore mutantkind’s future and rescue their teammate?

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

It all begins here.  Do not skip to the last page.  Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you.  The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here!  Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe. It brings back what has been lost, the legacy of the characters, the love and the hope of the DCU is back in DC Universe Rebirth #1!  Can’t wait until Wednesday?  Then come Tuesday night at midnight to pick up DC Universe Rebirth #1 (which has an exclusive Midnight Release Variant) as well as all your other DC and Marvel books! (you’ll have to wait for wednesday for all other publishers.

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Your One Stop for all Things new in Comics, it’s the Monday Update for Wednesday 5/18/16!

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DC brings the Hanna Barbera universe into their own!  When the adventurous and inquisitive Jonny Quest and his adoptive brother Hadji make a startling discovery in the swamplands of Florida, they are pulled into an epic struggle between the Space Rangers and a dangerous villain who threatens the galaxy!  Now it’s up to the combined forces of Team Quest, Inter-Nation Security, Space Ghost, and a host of Hanna-Barbera’s greatest action heroes to stop him and save their universe!  Don’t miss Future Quest #1, the start of this new, monthly series that features character designs by comics superstar Darwyn Cooke (R.I.P.),  and kicks off with an extra-sized story and a wraparound cover !
After a massive explosion rocks downtown Metropolis, Clark finds himself face-to-face with a white-skinned alien riding a flying motorcycle-and the eyes of the world are all on this so-called Superman!  When Clark’s attempt at reason fails,  and the bounty hunter reveals some unpleasant truths about Clark’s own alien origin, a brutal showdown begins!  Superstar artist Jock reteams with Max Landis for the epic series finale in Superman: American Alien #7 !
Aquaman faces his old enemy, Scavenger, who now has seriously upgraded armored tech!  If that wasn’t bad enough, there’s a third party in the fight…the ravening and vengeful Dead Water!  Caught in the middle of this brutal free-for-all,  Aquaman’s world is about to be rocked in Aquaman #52!

Dark Horse presents a new comic by Gene Ha!  When Abbie was just a girl, she discovered a portal to a fantasy world and for the last couple of years has been having great adventures : defeating horrible monsters, power-mad scientists, and evil nobles. There She was a celebrated action hero!  But when she turned twenty-one it all came apart and she decided to return home.  Her sister, Mae, has had no idea what happened to Abbie all this time.  Her tales are too hard to believe; that is, until the monsters and other terrible creatures start to cross over to our world in Mae #1!

Science Fiction Superstar William Gibson comes to comics in Archangel #1 from IDW!    The U.S. political leaders of 2016 abandon the radioactive planet they’ve destroyed and harness the power of humanity’s last hope: The Splitter, a colossal machine designed to manufacture a bright new reality for them to infiltrate and corrupt.   William Gibson, author of Neuromancer and one of the most influential science fiction writers of the last 30 years, makes his comic book debut with this all-new, original story!  Joining Mr. Gibson for this comic book event are fan-favorite artists Butch Guice (interiors) and Tula Lotay (covers)!
Also from IDW is Brutal Nature #1!  A collection of masks transforms the young man known as Ich into innumerable different beasts and monsters.  Using this ancient power, he embarks on a battle that pits the indigenous people of Colombia against the encroaching Spanish empire.  Can one man hope to beat back the massive forces of the conquering Spaniards?  Luciano Saracino and Ariel Olivetti (Venom: Space Knight) bring readers a stunningly illustrated story of beasts and men fighting for the soul of a nation!

From the pages of Marvel’s Doctor Strange Last Days of Magic comes a new one shot featuring everyone’s favorite merc with a mouth!  The Empirikul are waging a war on magic with the goal of wiping the fantastical from the pages of existence.  This concerns Deadpool, because some of his best friends are magic.   You know the old saying “Nothing ever goes wrong in a war.” That’s a saying, right?  Find out in Deadpool Last Days of Magic #1!
A death cult has abducted an Inhuman child and installed him as their messiah!  Magister Karnak of the Tower of Wisdom, hired by the family to retrieve the boy…might be finding that the death cult members are not the bad guys.  Back on a seemingly normal schedule , Karnak #4!
After the massive fallout from the events of Silver Surfer’s 50th Anniversary issue is a mythic tale in the Mighty Marvel Manner!  There is a price to pay for what Norrin Radd has done.  Some actions can never be taken back…or forgiven.  Will any of Earth’s heroes stand by the Silver Surfer’s side in this, his greatest moment of need?  Guest starring The Avengers, The Thing and major characters from around the Marvel Universe in Silver Surfer #4!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

From the creative team that brought you House of M and Siege comes a blistering first chapter in Marvel’s new explosive event.    Watch as the players are introduced and the table is set for a storyline that fans will be talking about for years!  Civil War II #0 starts a whole new era for Marvel Comics!

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Free Comic Book Day Has Gone By, It’s the Monday Update For Wednesday, 5/11/16!
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This is the Monday Update! 

All of DC’s New 52 books are coming to their final issues!  The epic Batman run finally ends, but what does that mean?  Echoes from Batman’s past will ripple out into Gotham City’s future in Batman #52! 

As secrets about the Faceless mask and the history of the False Face Society come to light, Catwoman’s own past comes back to haunt her.  Where the False Face Society is involved, Black Mask is never far behind, and with him, a dark secret regarding his connection to Selina’s past.  When it’s revealed, that secret will change Catwoman’s life forever in Catwoman #52!
“Final Days” continues-as two Supermen meet at last: pre-New 52 Superman meets the current Clark!  A force seeking to end both Men of Steel brings them together, but divided they may fall as one Superman must choose the safety of his family before himself in Action Comics #52!

Wrapping up the 3rd arc after a brief break comes Southern Bastards #14 from Image!  The big game is over, but the troubles have only just begun.  The return of Roberta Tubb is about to shake all of Craw County!  Don’t miss out on this great book from Jason Aaron and Jason Latour!

The hit Showtime television series Penny Dreadful is presented in comics for the first time!  This prequel reveals the terrifying events that led Vanessa to attempt to find her missing childhood friend, Mina Harker, and exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London.  Beautifully realized by Louie De Martinis, and written by the scriptwriters of the series comes Penny Dreadful #1 from Titan Comics!

Marvel presents the All-New All Different Wasp!  Who is she?  What is she?  And what does she intend to do about Earth’s Mightiest Heroes?  A new story line starts in All New All Different Avengers #9!

The darkest chapter of the Black Panther mythos continues as Wakanda crumbles from within!  Enter: The Midnight Angels!  Two mysterious women leading the citizen revolt against the current regime of Wakanda, challenging not only T’Challa’s politics but also his resolve.  Will their rage provide more for the people than the royal family has thus far? Find out in Black Panther #2!
Gwen Poole finds herself unexpectedly working for a big-deal mercenary outfit…and she takes a gig pitting her head-to-head against Thor!   It’s the Goddess of Thunder vs. the Oddest of Wonders in Gwenpool #2!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

Time-travelling into comics directly out of Telltale’s 2010 smash-hit episodic video game Back to the Future: The Game!  When an empty time-traveling DeLorean suddenly shows up in 1986, Marty McFly quickly learns that his friend Doctor Emmett “Doc” Brown is stranded in 1931 and possibly in mortal danger.  Now it’s up to Marty to return to the past to once again save Doc and the time-space continuum! But this time, will he be too late?  Featuring the talents of Back to the Future co-creator Bob Gale, writer Erik Burnham, and artist Alan Robinson, adapting the hit video game from for the first time comes Back to the Future Citizen Brown #1 from IDW!

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

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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!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

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!

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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!  

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

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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