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Poll: Who is your current favorite creative team?

With the massive upswing in long runs with the same creators and creator-owned comics, people have become more drawn to pairings between writers and artists. Who is your current favorite writer/artist team?

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Last Week’s Results: What are you most excited about in comics right now?

So many good things in comics right now.
1. Vault Comics – Every title is on point at the moment.
2. Valiant Comics – X-O Manowar returns in March!
3. Berger Books at Dark Horse – Do they know now to NOT make an amazing title?

-Bryan

Posted February 03, 2020 by Patrick

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Sean McKeever Signing & Book Release Party

Outpost Zero #1

Wednesday, July 11th

12 PM – 3 PM

OUTPOST ZERO #1

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Sean McKeever (A/CA) Alexandre Tefenkgi, Jean-Francois Beaulieu

SERIES PREMIERE!

Welcome to Outpost Zero, the smallest town in the universe. The people there work the land, go to the fights every Friday night, and tuck their children into bed-but the Outpost is no place for dreams or aspirations. To survive is ambitious enough. As Alea and her friends graduate to adulthood on a frozen world never meant to support human life, something stirs. Something sees…

Explore the mysteries and wonder of the Frost in this oversized debut issue by Eisner-winning writer SEAN KELLEY McKEEVER, artist ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI, and colorist JEAN-FRANCOIS BEAULIEU.

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Posted June 18, 2018 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 3/28/2018

The Marvels Project TPB

MARVELS PROJECT BIRTH OF SUPER HEROES TPB

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Ed Brubaker (A) Steve Epting (CA) Steve McNiven

Captain America. Bucky Barnes. The Angel. Namor, the Sub-Mariner. Nick Fury. The Human Torch. Toro. The Phantom Bullet. Witness the birth of the Marvel Universe through the eyes of one of its own Golden Age heroes! As the dashing Angel fights crime in the streets of pre-wartime America of the 1930s and ’40s, he witnesses the rise of an entire generation of titans – of fiery men, undersea kings and inspiring soldiers. Will these Marvels be enough to fight back the onslaught of World War II – including the Nazi’s own super-soldier, the Red Skull? The beginning of the Marvel Age of Heroes is documented in this fast-moving and shocking tale from the mind of writer Ed Brubaker (SECRET AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) and the pen of artist Steve Epting (CAPTAIN AMERICA, FANTASTIC FOUR). Collecting THE MARVELS PROJECT #1-8.
224 PGS./Rated T+

Cover Price $29.99

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Posted March 26, 2018 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 3/21/2018

Mass Effect Redemption TPB

MASS EFFECT TP VOL 01 REDEMPTION

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Mac Walters, John Jackson Miller (A) Omar Francia (CA) Daryl Mandryk
The eagerly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster science-fiction epic IGN.com named the #1 Xbox 360 game of all time, Mass Effect 2 begins with the disappearance of Commander Shepard. The story of what happens next-exclusive to this graphic novel-will have the commander’s companion Dr. Liara T’Soni undertake a deadly mission of extraordinary importance in the Milky Way’s lawless Terminus Systems.
o Mass Effect Volume 1 features essential developments in the Mass Effect gaming saga, plus a special behind-the-scenes section with sketches and more.

Collects the four-issue miniseries.

Cover Price $16.99

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Posted March 19, 2018 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week

HELLIONS #1 DX

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Zeb Wells (A/CA) Stephen Segovia
BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they’d have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold… but they didn’t plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child, Empath, Nanny, Orphanmaker, Psylocke…and Havok?! Under Sinister’s direction, they are sure to become productive members of mutant society. Writer Zeb Wells (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, NEW MUTANTS) and artist Stephen Segovia (WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY, SUPERIOR CARNAGE) bring you the team you’re going to hate to love!
Rated T+

$4.99

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