The Joker’s Child will be closed Tuesday, July 4th for Independence day. We will we open for new comics on Wednesday at 12:00 pm as usual.

We are proud to announce that Marvel Comics writer Gerry Duggan will be making a special appearance at our store this Wednesday night July 5th from 4-8 pm!! 

This is the Monday Update!

Continuing the ocean-shattering events of DC’s Aquaman #25, the League confronts Mera, who is desperate, reckless and emotionally exhausted by what’s happened to Arthur Curry.  When she shows Arthur’s teammates exactly how powerful she is she does not hold back!  “Underworld” continues in Justice League #24!
Mankind is dead!  The world as we know it is gone!  Welcome to the Planet Anomaly, where all life takes the form of soulless cybernetic hybrids.  One spark of humanity remains deep within Cyborg’s robotic husk, and it’s the world’s only hope for restoration! “Singularity Aftermath” begins in Cyborg #14!
Nightwing is trapped on a submarine, and in order to escape he must defeat the most lethal villains in the DCU led by Tiger Shark!  If he can’t escape, Blockbuster will get what he wants: all of his criminal competition at the bottom of the sea, along with Nightwing!  Dick must fight for his life in Nightwing #24!

Located along the sleepy coastal town of La Jolla, California, Diablo House lets you make your dreams come true – if you dare!  Surf-bum and Diablo House host, Riley, takes us into his home and shares the stories of the people who let their desire come at the cost of all else.  Diablo House #1 from IDW is inspired by the classic horror comics of the past!

Comic legends Klaus Janson and Pablo Raimondi proudly present Sacred Creatures #1, their first-ever creator-owned series, with a monster-sized first issue from Image Comics!  When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expectant father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it! As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle against an enemy dating back to the beginning of time itself!

Ash found out the hard way that major corporations frown upon the dismemberment of Deadites on company property.  Go figure!  A change in career won’t stop him from being The Chosen One!  Writers Chad Bowers & Chris Sims , and artist Mauro Vargas , put Ash Williams exactly where we need him…in the public school system!  Don’t miss Ash Vs. The Army of Darkness #1 from Dynamite Entertainment!
Also from Dynamite is Green Hornet ’66 Meets The Spirit #1!  On police records a wanted criminal, The Green Hornet is really Britt Reid, owner/publisher of The Daily Sentinel.  Reid and Kato have traveled to Central City to participate in the futuristic World’s Fair, to get the skinny on the “Newspaper of Tomorrow,” a device capable of predicting headlines before events happen!  Isn’t that a dangerous power for the press to wield… and say, who’s that blue-suited skulker in the shadows?

Everything’s going perfectly for Peter Parker …he’s got some time off and landed tickets to the hottest Broadway show in town which means there’s another shoe ready to drop somewhere! Join everyone’s favorite web-slinger in an all-new story against his classic foe The Crime Master!  Also included in the MARVEL’S Spider-Man Master Plan One-Shot is a special reprinting of Amazing Spider-Man #2, featuring the first appearance of The Vulture!

It’s time for the Secret Empire Breakdown!

• Avengers #9-  The most loved Avenger of all has now shown his true colors – and the Avengers will have to put their allegiance to Steve Rogers aside and fight the good fight!  For one Avenger, that fight is very far away indeed!  Trapped in a nameless land, a timeless time, can Thor find her way back to the here and now in order to return to the struggle?
• Champions #10-  The Champions are put to the ultimate test.  This is no small-town problem they’re facing – it’s up to them to help right an entire world turned upside down!
• Secret Empire Brave New World #3- Estranged from the planet he’s bound to protect, Kevin Conner, A.K.A. Starbrand wrestles with the weight of his destiny.  Meanwhile on Earth, the citizens of New York City find themselves trapped and a traitor in Atlantis could bring an end to Namor’s truce with Hydra!
•X-Men Gold #7- When Manhattan is besieged, the X-Men open their doors and repurpose their school as a safe haven for any human or mutant in need of sanctuary.  Little do they know that one of the humans they’ve welcomed is the all-new X-Cutioner, and he’s about to make the Xavier Institute the last place mutants want to be!

Now the Spotlight of the Week!

Remember the time Deadpool went a little too crazy and killed the entire Marvel Universe?  Well, this isn’t that.  This is a different time!  Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Dalibor Talajic (A.K.A. the creators behind Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe) have reunited for another tale of Deadpool taking out all of your faves in the most horrific ways possible!  It’s gonna hurt him more than it hurts you…and you’re gonna love it! Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again #1 is your new favorite book….again!

There’s so much more so scroll down to the Diamond Shipping Widget below for an almost complete list!  Some things on that list may not be here just yet so check with us first for availability!  All other things that do exist will be here , along with Gerry Duggan , this Wednesday July 5th!

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