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Sidekick Store Special for 1/17/2018

Sandman Overture HC

SANDMAN OVERTURE HC (MR)

DC COMICS

(W) Neil Gaiman (A/CA) J. H. Williams
Twenty-five years after THE SANDMAN first changed the landscape of modern comics, Neil Gaiman’s legendary series is back in a deluxe hardcover edition! From the birth of a galaxy to the moment that Morpheus is captured, THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE features cameo appearances by fan-favorite characters such as the Corinthian, Merv Pumpkinhead and, of course, the Dream King’s siblings: Death, Desire, Despair, Delirium, Destruction and Destiny.

This edition, exclusive to comic shops, features a new dust jacket art by Dave McKean!

This volume collects THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #1-6 in its entirety, plus bonus material.

Cover Price $24.99

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Posted January 16, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/27/2017

Mr. Punch

MR PUNCH 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION HC (MR)

DC COMICS

(W) Neil Gaiman (A/CA) Dave McKean
The classic graphic novel by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean is back in a new hardcover edition with bonus sketch material! MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy’s loss of innocence due to a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather’s seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy’s past, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his family’s dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt.

Cover Price $34.99

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Posted December 26, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 3/15/2017

Neil Gaiman's American Gods: Shadows #1

NEIL GAIMAN AMERICAN GODS SHADOWS #1

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell (CA) Glenn Fabry

NEIL GAIMAN! P. CRAIG RUSSELL! SCOTT HAMPTON! Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard – thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time!

$3.99

Posted March 13, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/7/2016

Marvel 1602

MARVEL 1602 TP

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Andy Kubert (CA) Scott McKowen
The year is 1602, and strange things are stirring in England. In the service of Queen Elizabeth, court magician Dr. Stephen Strange senses that the bizarre weather plaguing the skies above is not of natural origin. Her majesty’s premier spy, Sir Nicholas Fury, fends off an assassination attempt on the Queen by winged warriors rumored to be in service to a mad despot named Doom. News is spreading of “witchbreed” sightings – young men bearing fantastic superhuman powers and abilities. And in the center of the rising chaos is Virginia Dare, a young girl newly arrived from the New World, guarded by a towering Indian warrior. Can Fury and his allies find a connection to these unusual happenings before the whole world ends? In MARVEL 1602, award-winning writer Neil Gaiman presents a unique vision of the Marvel Universe set four hundred years in the past. Classic Marvel icons such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and Daredevil appear in this intriguing world of 17th- century science and sorcery, instantly familiar to readers, yet subtly different in this new time. MARVEL 1602 combines classic Marvel action and adventure with the historically accurate setting of Queen Elizabeth’s reign to create a unique series unlike any other published by Marvel Comics. Collecting MARVEL 1602 #1-8.
248 PGS./Rated T+

Cover Price $19.99

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Posted December 06, 2016 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week

Once and Future #1

ONCE & FUTURE #1 (OF 6)

BOOM! Studios

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Dan Mora

When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.

Bestselling writer Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars) and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Dan Mora (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Klaus) explore the mysteries of the past, the complicated truths of our history and the power of family to save the day – especially if that family has secret bunkers of ancient weapons and decades of experience hunting the greatest monsters in Britain ‘s history!

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