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New Release Pick of the Week for 7/17/2019

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

DC Comics

(W) Matt Fraction (A/CA) Steve Lieber

Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman’s best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It’s a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends in Gotham City. And then we kill Jimmy.

$3.99

Posted July 15, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 6/19/2019

Superman Year One #1

DC Comics

(W) Frank Miller (A/CA) Danny Miki, John Romita Jr

From the burning world of Krypton to the bucolic fields of Kansas, the first chapter of SUPERMAN YEAR ONE tracks Clark Kent’s youth in Kansas, as he comes to terms with his strange powers and struggles to find his place in our world. DC BLACK LABEL is proud to present the definitive origin of Superman as rendered by the legendary comics creators Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.!

PRESTIGE FORMAT

MATURE READERS

$7.99

Posted June 17, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 5/29/2019

Batman: Last Knight on Earth #1

BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 (OF 3) (MR)

DC Comics

(W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion

Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane.
And…he was never Batman.

So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he embarks on a quest through a devastated DC landscape featuring a massive cast of familiar faces from the DC Universe. As he tries to piece together the mystery of his past, he must unravel the cause of this terrible future and track down the unspeakable force that destroyed the world as he knew it…

From the powerhouse creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the team that reinvented Batman from the emotional depths of “Court of Owls” to the bombastic power of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, DC Black Label is proud to present the bimonthly, three-issue miniseries BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH, published at DC’s standard comic trim size.

This could be the last Batman story ever told…

Prestige Format

$5.99

Posted May 27, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Mister Miracle

Mister Miracle #1

Tuesday, May 28th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The biggest book of 2018. From Tom King, the writer of The Vision, Omega Men, and Batman, with his Sheriff of Babylon co-creator, Mitch Gerads. Covers by Gerads and Nick Derrington.

The greatest escape artist in the universe faces war with Darkseid, the mundane cages of everyday life, and the greatest trap of all, his own mortality. Also staring fan-favorite female fury BIG BARDA!

Collecting Mister Miracle 1-12. Available now in softcover, with a limited, comic store only hardcover coming out this month.

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Book club meets the last Tuesday of every month. Everyone is welcome!

Posted May 06, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 5/1/2019

DCeased #1

DCeased #1

DC Comics

(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine & Various

“I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was Death, and Hades was following close behind him.”-Revelation 6:8

A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600 million people and turning them instantly into violent, monstrous engines of destruction.
The heroes of the DCU are caught completely unprepared for a pandemic of this magnitude and struggle to save their loved ones first…but what happens to the World’s Greatest Heroes if the world ends?

New York Times best-selling writer Tom Taylor (INJUSTICE) returns with a terrifying new tale and is joined by artists Trevor Hairsine (LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT) and Stefano Gaudiano (The Walking Dead).

$3.99

Posted April 29, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 3/27/2019

Detective Comics #1000

Detective Comics #1000

DC COMICS

(W) Peter J. Tomasi & Various (A) Doug Mahnke & Various
After 80 years, it’s here-the 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC!

This 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman’s past, present and future…plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight!

But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here!

$9.99

We will be open for the midnight release of this comic Tuesday 3/26 at 11:00pm, new books will be available for purchase at Midnight!

ALL NEW RELEASE COMICS AND TOYS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!

Posted March 25, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Midnight Release for Detective Comics #1000

Detective Comics #1000

Tuesday, March 26th

11:59 PM – 1:00 AM

Join us between 11:59pm and 1am Tuesday Night / Wednesday Morning, March 26th-27th for the release of the long-awaited Detective Comics #1000!

We will have all twelve of the standard release issues available for sale at $9.99 each. Sets of all 12 will also be available for $89.99 (save ~$30).

DETECTIVE COMICS #1000
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1930S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1940S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1950S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1960S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1970S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1980S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 1990S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 2000S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 2010S VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 BLANK VAR ED
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 MIDNIGHT RELASE VAR ED

See the DC feature article here.

We will also be debuting a collection of classic Batman and Detective Comics back issues!

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Posted March 04, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New SHAZAM! Trailer

DC Comics/Warner Brothers have released the new trailer for SHAZAM! What do you all think?

In theaters April 5, 2019.

Share your thoughts in the comment section below!.

Get ready with these great titles!

Shazam! and the Monster Society of Evil

Shazam! and the Monster Society of Evil

Shazam! #1

Shazam! #1

Shazam!: Mr. Mind Over Matter

Shazam!: Mr. Mind Over Matter

The Power of Shazam!

The Power of Shazam!

Shazam!: A New Beginning

Shazam!: A New Beginning

Shazam! Origins

Shazam! Origins

Posted March 04, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Poll: What is your favorite DC Comics Extended Universe film (so far)?

DC Comics’ movies have a broad array of styles and settings. Which DCEU film is your favorite?

What is your favorite DC Comics movie?

  • Wonder Woman (60%, 33 Votes)
  • Aquaman (18%, 10 Votes)
  • Man of Steel (7%, 4 Votes)
  • Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (7%, 4 Votes)
  • Suicide Squad (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Justice League (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 55

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Last Week’s Results:

What is your favorite Marvel Studios film?

  • Thor: Ragnarok (24%, 16 Votes)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (13%, 9 Votes)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (12%, 8 Votes)
  • Captain America: Civil War (10%, 7 Votes)
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (10%, 7 Votes)
  • Iron Man (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Black Panther (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Captain America: The First Avenger (3%, 2 Votes)
  • The Avengers (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Doctor Strange (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Ant-Man (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Thor (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Iron Man 3 (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Iron Man 2 (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The Incredible Hulk (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Thor: The Dark World (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 67

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Posted March 04, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Poll: Who is your favorite DC cosmic superhero?

DC has had many great cosmic superheroes over the years and across their multiverse. Who is your favorite?

Who is your favorite DC cosmic superhero?

  • Green Lantern (any) (52%, 23 Votes)
  • Starfire (18%, 8 Votes)
  • Adam Strange (11%, 5 Votes)
  • Hawkman (7%, 3 Votes)
  • Orion (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Other (Add in comments) (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Hawkwoman (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 44

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Last Week’s Results:

Who is your favorite Marvel cosmic superhero?

  • Silver Surfer (33%, 16 Votes)
  • Cosmic Ghost Rider (25%, 12 Votes)
  • Rocket Raccoon (13%, 6 Votes)
  • Cosmo the Space Dog (10%, 5 Votes)
  • Star-Lord (8%, 4 Votes)
  • Nova (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Groot (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Other (add in comments) (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Gamora (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 48

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The Golden Age Vision by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby.

-Charles Cunyus

Adam Warlock

-Benjamin D Reece

Posted February 04, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week

House of X #1

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6)

Marvel Comics

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz

FACE THE FUTURE!

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

$3.99

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