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New Release Pick of the Week for 4/24/2019

Ascender #1

Ascender #1

Image Comics

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Dustin Nguyen

“THE HAUNTED GALAXY,” Part One

Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!

Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER’s storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed… Mila, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, like her parents, Mila doesn’t like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot pal of her dad’s shows up, nothing will ever be the same!

With all the scope and heart of the sci-fi classic DESCENDER, LEMIRE and NGUYEN reunite to take readers on an unforgettable fantasy quest!

$3.99

Posted April 22, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 3/13/2019

Assassination Nation #1

Assassination Nation #1

Image Comics/Skybound

(W) Kyle Starks (A/CA) Erica Henderson

SERIES PREMIERE! Hot off her breakout success at Marvel, two-time Eisner award winner ERICA HENDERSON (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead) teams up with KYLE STARKS (writer of sales beast Rick and Morty) for a hilarious twist on the hitman trope that will have readers laughing in the aisles over ASSASSIN NATION.

The World’s Former Greatest Hitman hires the 20 best assassins in the world to be his bodyguards. These mean-as-hell hired guns and murderers must work together to keep the new crime boss safe while attempting to solve the mystery of who’s trying to off him.

With the same laugh-until-you-cry spirit of action-comedies like Hot Fuzz, Tropic Thunder, and Deadpool, ASSASSIN NATION is the bombastic, side-splitting murder-fest you’ve been waiting for.
MATURE READERS

$3.99

Posted March 11, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 2/20/2019

Sharkey the Bounty Hunter #1

Sharkey the Bounty Hunter #1

Image Comics

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Simone Bianchi

Set in a brilliant new sci-fi universe, Sharkey is a blue-collar bounty hunter who tracks criminals across the galaxy in his converted, rocket-powered ice-cream truck. Aided and abetted by his ten-year-old partner, he’s out for the biggest bounty of his career.

$3.99

Posted February 18, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/31/2018

Wytches Bad Egg Halloween Special

Wytches Bad Egg Halloween Special

Image Comics

(W) Scott Snyder (A) Jock
“BAD EGG” Serving as both a stand-alone story in the WYTCHES world and a prequel to the highly anticipated WYTCHES, VOL. 2, “BAD EGG” tells the story of Seb and Jackson—two innocent teenagers reared on opposite sides of the eternal struggle between good and evil. Sebastian’s mother is a member of “The Irons,” the most ruthless Wytch hunters in history, while Jackson’s family are “High Horn” Wytches. Can these two boys find friendship amidst this age-old blood feud, or are their fates already sealed? Collecting the entire IMAGE+ magazine run and, for the first time, the 13-page, pulse-pounding conclusion plus extra materials, WYTCHES: BAD EGG reunites the Eisner-award winning duo of SCOTT SNYDER and JOCK in a horror-filled romp just in time for Halloween!

Mature Readers

$7.99

 

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Posted October 29, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/10/2018

My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies HC

MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES HC (MR)

Image Comics

(W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA) Sean Phillips
Teenage Ellie has always had romantic ideas about drug addicts. The tragic, artistic souls drawn to needles and pills have been an obsession since the death of her junkie mother ten years ago. But when Ellie lands in an upscale rehab clinic where nothing is what it appears to be, she’ll find another, more dangerous romance… and find out how easily drugs and murder go hand-in-hand.

MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES is a seductive coming-of-age story, a pop and drug culture-fueled tale of a young girl seeking darkness-and what she finds there. This gorgeous, must-have hardback is the first original graphic novel from ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS, the bestselling creators of CRIMINAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, THE FADE OUT, FATALE, and INCOGNITO.

$16.99

 

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Posted October 08, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Walking Dead Day 2018

Walking Dead Day 2018

Saturday, October 13

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that October 13th will mark THE WALKING DEAD DAY – an exciting all-day, globally celebrated event commemorating the world’s favorite, long-running, survival comic created by Robert Kirkman (OBLIVION SONG, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA).

Image/Skybound Entertainment is thrilled to reveal the first of many collectable THE WALKING DEAD DAY items for fans to keep an eye out for – THE WALKING DEAD #1 15th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT – which boasts cover artwork by series artist, Charlie Adlard, for the first time, with colors by Dave Stewart.

THE WALKING DEAD #1 15th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT features a brand new cover by Adlard showcasing walkers invading comic book shops across the globe to celebrate THE WALKING DEAD DAY.

A selection of WALKING DEAD DAY participating local comic shops will become a part of the iconic story with their own special edition of this cover which will feature the store’s logo incorporated into the cover artwork. Fans should contact their local comic shop to inquire as to retailer participation in store exclusive version (WE ARE!) and to learn more about limited WALKING DEAD DAY promotional swag available.

THE WALKING DEAD #1 15TH ANNV VAR will be available on Saturday, October 13.

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Posted September 17, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Leviathan #1 Release Party With Nick Pitarra

Leviathan #1

Wednesday, August 1st

4-7 PM

LEVIATHAN #1 (MR)

IMAGE COMICS

(W) John Layman (A/CA) Nick Pittara

SERIES PREMIERE! Poor Ryan DeLuca didn’t buy enough beer for his party, and while he was out on a beer run his idiot buddies busted out some mystical arcana and performed a summoning ceremony-a ceremony that summoned a giant monster from hell!
Join multiple Eisner-winning writer JOHN LAYMAN (CHEW) and Eisner-nominated artist NICK PITARRA (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS), along with soon-to-be-nominated-for-best-colorist MICHAEL GARLAND (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS) for an eye-popping, face-melting, reality-defying, nonstop rush of pure adrenaline.

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Posted July 30, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 6/13/2018

Magic Order #1

MAGIC ORDER #1 (OF 6)

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Mark Millar (A/CA) Olivier Coipel
We live in a world where we’ve never seen a monster, and The Magic Order is the reason we sleep safely in our beds. Magic meets the mob in THE MAGIC ORDER, as five families of magicians-sworn to protect our world for generations-must battle an enemy who’s picking them off one by one. By day, they live among us as our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but by night, they are the sorcerers, magicians, and wizards that protect us from the forces of darkness…unless the darkness gets them first. MARK MILLAR’s first NETFLIX comic book, drawn by the incredible OLIVIER COIPEL (Amazing Spider-Man, Thor).

$3.99

 

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Posted June 11, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 4/25/2018

Peter Panzerfaust TPB Volume 1

PETER PANZERFAUST TP VOL 01 THE GREAT ESCAPE

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Kurtis J. Wiebe (A/CA) Tyler Jenkins

The first volume of PETER PANZERFAUST, the critically acclaimed reimagining of the Peter Pan story set in the backdrop of World War II France. Peter leads a band of orphans in their desperate attempt to escape the city of Calais as the Nazi army presses its advance deeper into the country. With impossible odds against them, the Lost Boys survive a series of dangerous adventures on their road to Paris, and to freedom.

Cover Price $14.99

Sale Price $4.00 each

 

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Posted April 23, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Poll: Who is your favorite independent publisher?

The world of comics isn’t just Marvel and DC, there are a lot of great independent publishers out there too! Which one is your favorite?

Who is your favorite independent publisher?

  • Image Comics (41%, 17 Votes)
  • Dark Horse Comics (24%, 10 Votes)
  • Valiant Entertainment (12%, 5 Votes)
  • Other (add in comments) (12%, 5 Votes)
  • BOOM! Studios (5%, 2 Votes)
  • IDW Publishing (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Avatar Press (2%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 41

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Last Week’s Results:

Who is your favorite archer?

  • Green Arrow (42%, 21 Votes)
  • Hawkeye (Clint Barton) (36%, 18 Votes)
  • Hawkeye (Kate Bishop) (12%, 6 Votes)
  • Arsenal (Roy Harper) (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Other (add in comments) (4%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 50

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Other:

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Posted April 02, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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