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Sidekick Store Special for 2/13/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Open this weekend

Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following weekends.

2/16 & 2/17 — Everything Bulk Priced

The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be bulk priced in value boxes.

“Dollar” Comics are 10 cents, or get an entire long box for $20.
All Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks are $1.
Pops are $1.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted February 11, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 2/6/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Open this weekend

Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following weekends.

2/9 & 2/10 — 75% off Everything at Sidekick

We return February 9th and 10th, when everything is 75% off. GNs & TPBs are 88% off cover price. Everything else is 75% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/16 & 2/17 — Everything $1 or Bulk Priced

The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be $1 or bulk priced in value boxes.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted February 04, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/30/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Open this weekend

Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following weekends.

Closed until Saturday, 2/2.

2/2 & 2/3 — 50% off Everything at Sidekick

We will reopen February 2nd and 3rd and everything will be 50% off (trade paperbacks will be 75% off cover price.) Everything else is 50% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/9 & 2/10 — 75% off Everything at Sidekick

We return February 9th and 10th, when everything is 75% off. GNs & TPBs are 88% off cover price. Everything else is 75% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/16 & 2/17 — Everything $1 or Bulk Priced

The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be $1 or bulk priced in value boxes.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 28, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/23/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Get what you can while you can…

Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following weekends.

Closed until Saturday, 2/2.

2/2 & 2/3 — 50% off Everything at Sidekick

We will reopen February 2nd and 3rd and everything will be 50% off (trade paperbacks will be 75% off cover price.) Everything else is 50% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/9 & 2/10 — 75% off Everything at Sidekick

We return February 9th and 10th, when everything is 75% off. GNs & TPBs are 88% off cover price. Everything else is 75% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/16 & 2/17 — Everything $1 or Bulk Priced

The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be $1 or bulk priced in value boxes.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 21, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/16/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Get what you can while you can…

Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following four weekends.

1/19 & 1/20 — 25% off Everything at Sidekick

The first SIDEKICK SALE will be this coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday 19th-20th. Everything will be 25% off — you’ll even get a slight round up on the trade paperbacks discount (63% off cover price.) Everything else is 25% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

— Bagged sets will be moved Austin Books so get them the first week! —

2/2 & 2/3 — 50% off Everything at Sidekick

We will reopen February 2nd and 3rd and everything will be 50% off (trade paperbacks will be 75% off cover price.) Everything else is 50% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/9 & 2/10 — 75% off Everything at Sidekick

We return February 9th and 10th, when everything is 75% off. GNs & TPBs are 88% off cover price. Everything else is 75% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

2/16 & 2/17 — Everything $1 or Bulk Priced

The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be $1 or bulk priced in value boxes.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 14, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/9/2019

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Emma HC

Marvel Comics

(W) Nancy Butler (A/CA) Janet Lee

Award-winning writer Nancy Butler – adapter of Marvel’s best-selling SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – brings you another Jane Austen classic, breathing life into the author’s most precocious heroine, Emma Woodhouse. Discover what has made this story so enduring, as it’s retold in the Mighty Marvel Manner with the beautiful illustrations of Janet Lee! Collecting EMMA #1-5.

Cover Price $19.99

Sale Price $5.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

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Posted January 07, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/2/2019

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Ryder Windham (A/CA) Ben Dewey

With so many Jedi Generals occupied with the Clone Wars, assignments that would usually go to Knights or Masters are falling to Jedi in training in this case, masterless Padawan Nuru Kungurama. Accompanied by his squad of clone troopers and a hulking swoop biker named Gizz, Nuru”s job begins as a routine protection detail, but soon evolves to include a mystery massacre, the hijacking of a space freighter, and the kidnapping of a group of orphaned younglings! The characters from The Clone Wars: Secret Missions novels for young readers make the leap to comics pages in this full-length, standalone tale!
Watchmen archive.

Cover Price $7.99

Sale Price $2.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 01, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/19/2018

Watching the Watchmen HC

Watching the Watchmen HC

Titan Comics

(W) Mike Essl & Various (A/CA) Dave Gibbons

A Previews Exclusive! Watchmen is one of the biggest-selling graphic novels ever. It has stayed constantly in print since 1987, remains a bestseller, and the film adaptation arrives in theaters in March 2009. Acclaimed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 best English-language novels since 1923, Watchmen is widely considered to be the greatest graphic novel ever. In Watching the Watchmen, artist Dave Gibbons gives his own account of the genesis of Watchmen, opening his archives to reveal the secrets behind the book’s creation with a stunning array of previously unpublished sketches, early script extracts, and exclusive photographs. Featuring the breathtaking design of Chip Kidd and Mike Essl, Watching the Watchmen is both a major art book and the definitive companion to the graphic novel that changed an industry. This special edition will feature an exclusive variant cover, a signature page from Dave Gibbons featuring unseen archive art, and a set of eight wrapped art cards drawn from Gibbons’s
Watchmen archive.

Cover Price $50.00

Sale Price $10.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted December 17, 2018 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/12/2018

Batman Year One Hundred TPB

Batman Year One Hundred TPB

DC Comics

(W/A/CA) Paul Pope

Collecting the acclaimed 4-issue miniseries by visionary creator Paul Pope (SOLO)! In Gotham City, 2039, a federal agent is murdered, leaving the Batman, a forgotten icon from the past, wanted for the murder. And as a special bonus, Pope’s “Berlin Batman” story set in 1939, from BATMAN CHRONICLES

448 PGS./Rated T+

Cover Price $19.99

Sale Price $6.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted December 11, 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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