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Week of May 21st Volume 1 #597

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Want tickets for Gazpacho's last show EVER?

TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL NOON!  They're on their way to us now!

PLEASE!  Do not show up at Jetpack Comics without having read this WHOLE post!

We've got a handful of tickets for GAZPACHO's last show.

Limit of 2 tickets per person, while supplies last.  Tickets are $15 each (our cost) PLUS a healthy donation to RELAY FOR LIFE ROCHESTER https://www.facebook.com/rflrochesternh/
(we'll present them a check on Friday Night with your generous donations) or our other favorite charity, THE COPPER COMICS INITIATIVE https://www.facebook.com/coppercomicinitiative/

TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL NOON!  They're on their way to us now!

EVERYONE is looking for these tickets, so be appreciative that we have some and be generous to these charities that do so much good.

You place your donation in the pot of your choice. 

***Limit of 2 tickets per person.
***WE CAN NOT take phone, email or FACEBOOK orders.
***Must make a donation and Two Bits ain't gonna do it. 
***Cash or Credit Card.  There is a service fee for Credit Card.
***Don't be mean to us.  Last time we attempted something like this a lot of people were jerks to us because they couldn't get more than two tickets.  We reserve the right to deny you if you're mean and mean is at the discretion of the person you're being mean to.  Seriously, this part ain't no joke.

TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL NOON!  They're on their way to us now!

Please don't be mean to us again.  We're trying to do a good thing.  Last time kinda sucked.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2 IS COMING!

But we haven't even gotten to FCBD 1 yet?

Saturday 5/20 from 10 am - 4 pm Nick Steele is inviting you to join us for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2. 

FCBD2 is Saturday 5/20 from 10 am to 4 pm in the new JP game room. Enter from the regular store this time. Flash your ap and you get an extra free comic. All FCBD rules still apply.  NOTE - YOU CAN NOT ENTER FROM NORTH MAIN STREET.  GO through the regular store. 


All of the standard loot taking rules as FCBD apply.  Flash the Jetpack Comics Mega Ap on your phone and you'll get to pick up 1 extra free comic.  You can have a photo op with our cast of characters (including Nick) and take part in the FCBD Trade & Hardcover sale as well being able to purchase additional comics 15 / $10.  We've added more comics and more older comics as well.
Don't  miss your last chance at Free Comic Book Day

 

Want to get even more comics on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2?

Here's the details.  Only on Saturday 5/20 from 10 am - 4 pm.  At 4 pm Nick locks it all up and tells you to EFF OFF cause he's got a party to attend.  Don't mess with Nick today.

 

FCBD2 store - 35 North Main Street!

FCBD 2 central! Simply walk in to get 2 free comics if you're solo, or 4 free comic if you're with a group! You can also buy 15 comics for $10, as much as you want! That's less than a dollar a book Dollar Room fans!  Flash the infamous Jetpack Ap here and get an extra comic just for being UBER COOL!  This is also where you'll turn in your Ralphle Tickets, that you earn at our other locations, each good for an additional comic book.


Jetpack Annex (Silver Surfer store) - 31 North Main Street

We'll have an awesome Buy One get one FREE sale with thousands of collectibles and books to choose from. Shop the annex sale and BOOM, you'll get another awesome free comic book!  It's a CASH only sale lead by our newest king of swing, Jordan White.  Jordan ain't taken no guff but he is taking your cash and rewarding you with a Ralphle ticket, good for one more free comic at the FCBD2 store. 


Jetpack Comics - THE MEGA STORE - 37 North Main Street

At the megastore you'll get a free comic with any purchase of $10 or more! That's it! No strings! Once again, you will be given a Ralphle Ticket with the purchase and you can redeem that for one more Free Comic at The Jetpack Comics Free Comic Book Day store.

 

The Jetpack Comics Mega App

On the far superior Apple Apple App store but equal in awesomeness on the Google Play Store.
A simple download of the App and a flash of it to Nick, in the Jetpack Comics FCBD store, gets you a free comic.  Maybe if you enable push notifications you'll find an added bonus.


We've got FOUR all-new ways for you to save money and get free stuff this FCBD 2. Missed out on FCBD? We've got you covered with the only FCBD sequel in the world!

THE JETPACK COMICS MEGA APP IS LIVE FOR IOS & ANDROID NOW!

APPLE APP STORE

In the Apple ap store search Jetpack Comics & the Jetpack Comics Mega Ap will come up.

Go ahead - install it.

 

ANDROID USERS

Okay Andorid users!  Head on over to the Google Play Store and get that Jetpack Mega Ap downloaded and ready for FCBD updates, news & deals.  Be sure you allow PUSH notifications or you'll miss out on even more Jetpack Comics fun.  They may be slow but they Google finally realized how awesome we are.

Download the android version!

 

ABOUT THE APP

Why?  You'll get access to our limited understanding of interacting with the App world!  Very limited understanding.
You'll care because this is where you will get special news and info ON FREE COMIC BOOK DAY.
Want EXTRA comics.  You need the App. Want to know what band is playing?  You want the App.  Want to know what costume Al is wearing?  You want the App.  Want to know what is on sale?  You want the app.

The Jetpack Comics Mega App.  Now in the Apple App store & Google Play for free.  Yes, allow it to send you notifications.  Yes, allow it to know your location.  Yes, let it access your microphone and speaker and YES let it make you a burrito.

For the first time in our eleven years of existence we are only 5 years behind the curve!  Get on board with the Jetpack Comics Mega App.  You won't be sorry.

 

SO YOU'RE HAVING TROUBLE LOCATING THE NOTIFICATIONS IN OUR MEGA APP?

Well here's a tip to help you

The first complaint we heard about the Jetpack Comics Mega Ap (available for iOS and soon for Android) is that you can't find the notifications after the go off screen.  Try this, pick any one of the app's sections and click on it.  Now click the menu icon (top right - it's three stacked dots).  Now you should see the notifications section.  You'll want this on Free Comic Book Day to keep up with all the things going on that day.

REGISTER YOUR FCBD SCAVENGER HUNT CARD BY SATURDAY 5/20

Saturday 6/11 from 10 am to 5 pm at the FCBD store

Be sure to follow the instructions on your scavenger hunt card to register to win our awesome FCBD prizes.
Deadline to register is Saturday 5/20 at midnight.

REGISTER NOW

FEELING FIDGETY AND NOT SURE WHAT TO DO?

Jetpack Comics has the spinning cure for you!

Who can say how these Fidget Spinner things got their start or why people love them so much, but they do.  We've got the largest selection of fidget spinners in the seacoast with more arriving daily.  They sell fast so if you see one you like you better grab it because it will be gone next time you come in.  Looking for a special one we don't have?  Stop back tomorrow because the selection changes fast.

Free RPG Day is coming up!

Its that time of year again, Free RPG Day is just around the corner and this year it is bigger than ever! 

On Saturday, June 17th don't miss your chance to try some of the coolest new tabletop roleplaying games on the market today!  

 
Whether you want to gamemaster or play, this even is absolutely FREE!  In fact, GMs and players will even have first choice of the free RPG product for the games that they play or run!
 
If you are interested in running one of the games being offered this year for Free RPG Day, email Al directly at 00alactus00@gmail.com.  Not sure what is being offered?  Head on over to www.freerpgday.com.
 
If you are interested in playing, please fill out this form to let us know!
 
 
 

The Schedule so far:

 
10-1:
  • Numenera: The Spire of Hunting Sound
  • Conann:The Pit of Kutallu
  • Time Watch: Font of Knowledge
  • Pathfinder: Aethera Campaign Setting
 
2-6
  • D&D Epic: Hectacomb ***Please note, this is an Adventurer's League module and you MUST have an a.l. legal character of levels 11-20!!
  • Pathfinder: Aethera Campaign Setting
 
 
We are looking to add more games to the schedule, but this means we need more GMs!!!  Let us know if you are interested!!
 
 

Magic the Gathering Hour of Devastation Prerelease

A $20 PRE-RELEASE & $90 BOOSTER BOXES

A $20 PRE-RELEASE & $90 BOOSTER BOXES 

You DON'T NEED TO PREREGISTER & PRE-PAY.  YOU DON'T NEED TO SIGN UP IN ADVANCE.
Not a hoax.  Not a dream.  Every one of our Hour of Devastation Pre-Releases will be just $20 to play in with 2 packs per player going into the prize pool.
Cash, Credit Card, Store Credit, they all work for the Pre-Releases
Just show up about 1/2 an hour so you can register. 
 
 
  • Midnight 7/07 (actually 12:01 am 7/08) (sign up starts at 11:00 pm 7/07)
  • Noon 7/08 (sign up starts at 11:00 am 7/08)
  • 6:00 pm 7/08 (sign up starts at 5:00 pm 7/08)
  • Noon 7/09 - TWO HEADED GIANT so bring a partner (sign up starts at 11:00 am 7/09)
  • 5:00 pm 7/09 (sign up starts at 4:00 pm 7/09)
 

MTG: HOUR OF DEVASTATION BOOSTER BOX SALE

Our cheapest day one Booster Boxes Ever - $90
No need to sign up ahead.  No need to pre-pay or pre-register!
We've NEVER sold out of a Magic booster box on release.  Ever!
We've got plenty of these coming so you hang onto your money and come see us when they come out.
Just show up on release day (7/14) and buy your booster boxes for only $90 each.
Buy 1 or 6 the price is the same per box.
Cash or Credit Card is no problem. 
Store Credit does not apply to the purchase of booster boxes at the reduced price. 
Store Credit is only applied at the retail price of an item.
 

RSVP ON FACEBOOK

Warmachine MKIII IS BACK AT JETPACK

Here we go! On 5/20, we're back at it!

Here we go! On 5/20, we're back at it! 

Bringing you another 75 point, second list optional tournament! Registration costs $5 and starts at 10, dice drop PROMPTLY at 11! We'll break for lunch after the first round. 

This time, we're doing Death Clock rules. What's that mean? Set a timer, pause it when you aren't the active player. If the clock runs out before you win, you lose! 

Grab your best 75 points, and drop by! We'll have Steam Roller coins for the top 3 players plus prizes for playing a fully painted list! I can't help you if you get paired up with Fred!

RSVP ON FACEBOOK

Pokemon League challenge this Sunday!

 

Pokemon League challenge:

Sunday 5/21
$5
Registration 12:00-12:30 play starts at 12:45
Join us for a Standard Legal Pokemon TCG tournament! Win special promo cards, store credit, and championship points toward the Pokemon World Chapionships! Deck list is required, you can print your own at http://pokegym.net/decklist/
See you there!!!

RSVP ONLINE


Pokemon League Cup: (same format of set up as the last one)

Sunday 6/11
Masters: $25
Seniors: $25
Juniors: $20
Registration 10:15-11:30am
Join us for a Standard Legal Pokemon TCG League Cup!! Win special promo cards, store credit, exclusive playmats, and championship points toward the Pokemon World Championships!! Deck list is required, you can print your own at http://pokegym.net/decklist/
See you there!!

RSVP ONLINE



Pokemon TCG Burning Shadows Prerelease: (same set up as last prerelease)

Saturday 7/29
$25
Registration 10:15-11:00
Join us and play the newest expansion of the Pokemon TCG before it hits the shelves!! Each player gets a special prerelease deck box, prerelease promo, and 7 packs altogether of the newest expansion. Players that do not stay for the event get 4 packs instead of 7. This is a great event for beginners or players who are nervous about competitive play-- there are no losers in this tournament! Everyone gets the same thing.

You don't have to bring anything to play with us but we do suggest having 40 sleeves or buying some with us to protect your shiny new cards.

RSV ONLINE

Japanese Trading Card Games invade Sunday Afternoons at Jetpack Comics!

JTCG SUNDAYS!

Do you love Japanese Trading Card Games? So do we! We couldn't be more exited to bring you the latest HOT series of events at Jetpack, JTCG Sundays!

  • Sunday JTCG Events Starting 5/21!
  • Cardfight Vanguard? You know it. 12:30pm $5 entry
  • Pokemon? Well duh. 1pm $5 entry
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!? Yup. 2:30pm, $5 entry.
  • Force of Will? Absolutely. 4pm FREE
  • MORE? Much more on the way!


We aim to bring you a FULL day of your favorite games from the East, and provide a tight-knit community experience for fans of everything Anime and JTCG'S. We'll be bringing you HUGE events (like our semi-annual, 50+ player Cardfight tournament series!), tons of bonus prizes, and demo's of upcoming games from across the Pacific! Stop by and win a full days worth of prizes for every game, or pick and choose your favorites to compete in. It's up to you!


 

 

Starfinder is coming and now is your opportunity to secure your copy of the core books on release day!

Take your favorite fantasy RPG to the stars!

Take your favorite fantasy RPG to the stars!

Set thousands of years in Pathfinder's future, Starfinder is a stand-alone roleplaying game evolved from the Pathfinder rules and designed to bring you a whole new universe of science fantasy adventures. Play alien races both new and familiar as you explore the mysteries of a weird galaxy. Will you be an android assassin fulfilling corporate contracts, or a plucky ratfolk mechanic? A spellhacking lashunta technomancer, or a rakish human pilot? Uncountable worlds are waiting for you and your intrepid crew!

Click on this link and let us know what books you want!

 

Don't miss out on your first chance to play the game on Free RPG Day this year!  Schedule will be posted soon!

freerpgday.com

Jetpack's Upcoming Events




New Comics Coming out May 24th!

CHECK OUT OUR NEW COVER PREVIEW 


FREE AT THE MEGASTORE ON WEDNESDAY
COMIC SHOP NEWS 90CT BUNDLE #1562

NEW FUNNYBOOKS ON WEDNESDAY
ACTION COMICS #980
ACTION COMICS #980 VAR ED
ALL NEW GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #2
ALL NEW GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #2
ANCIENT DREAMS #2 REISSUE ED
ANGEL SEASON 11 #5 MAIN FISCHER CVR
ANGEL SEASON 11 #5 VAR DEKAL CVR
ANNO DRACULA #2 (OF 5) CVR D WILLIAMSON
ANNO DRACULA #3 (OF 5) CVR A MCCAFFREY
ANNO DRACULA #3 (OF 5) CVR B MANDRAKE
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR A JAIME HERNANDEZ
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR B DAVID MACK
ARCHIES ONE SHOT CVR C AUDREY MOK
ASSASSINS CREED UPRISING #4 CVR A HOLDER
BACK ISSUE #97 (C: 0-1-1)
BATGIRL #11
BATGIRL #11 VAR ED
BATMAN 66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN 77 #5 (OF 6)
BATMAN BEYOND #8
BATMAN BEYOND #8 VAR ED
BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6)
BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6) BURNHAM VAR ED
BATMAN THE SHADOW #2 (OF 6) SALE VAR ED
BEN REILLY SCARLET SPIDER #2
BLACK HAMMER #9 MAIN RUBIN
BLACK HAMMER #9 VAR LEMIRE
BLACK PANTHER #14
BLACK PANTHER #14 MCKELVIE CONNECTING B VAR
BLUE BEETLE #9
BLUE BEETLE #9 VAR ED
BTVS SEASON 11 #7 MAIN MORRIS CVR
BTVS SEASON 11 #7 VAR ISAACS CVR
CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS #17 SE
CONAN THE SLAYER #9
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR A CRAIG & BOYD
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR B MACLEAN
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR C SPAWN MONTH VAR
DEADLY CLASS #28 CVR D SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR
DEATH BE DAMNED #4
DEATHSTROKE #19 (LAZARUS)
DEATHSTROKE #19 VAR ED (LAZARUS)
DEPT H #14
DETECTIVE COMICS #957
DETECTIVE COMICS #957 VAR ED
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DIVINICA #1
DOC SAVAGE RING OF FIRE #3 (OF 4) CVR A SCHOONOVER
DOC SAVAGE RING OF FIRE #3 (OF 4) CVR B MARQUES
DOCTOR STRANGE SORCERERS SUPREME #8
DYING AND THE DEAD #4
DYING AND THE DEAD #4
EAST OF WEST #33
ELEKTRA #4
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR A LIMA
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR B ROSE
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #5 (OF 5) CVR C MELO
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR A CHEN
GFT WONDERLAND BIRTH OF MADNESS CVR C KROME
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #3
GHOSTBUSTERS 101 #3 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #240
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY MOTHER ENTROPY #4 (OF 5)
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #21
HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #21 VAR ED
HELLBLAZER #10
HELLBLAZER #10 VAR ED
HIGHLANDER AMERICAN DREAM #4 (OF 5)
HIGHLANDER AMERICAN DREAM #4 (OF 5) SUBSCRIPTION VAR
I AM GROOT #1
I AM GROOT #1 NIGHT NIGHT GROOT VAR
INFAMOUS IRON MAN #8
INJUSTICE GROUND ZERO #12
JACK KIRBY COLLECTOR #71 (C: 0-1-1)
JAMES BOND SERVICE SPECIAL
JEAN GREY #2
JIM HENSON POWER OF DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12)
JIM HENSON POWER OF DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12) 30 COPY INCV LEE
JIM HENSON POWER OF DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12) FOC INCV LEE COL
JIM HENSON POWER OF THE DARK CRYSTAL #3 (OF 12) SUBSCRIPTION
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 LUCIOUS CVR
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 NATURAL BEAUTY CVR
JUNGLE FANTASY SURVIVORS #1 WRAP CVR
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7 VAR ED
KAMANDI CHALLENGE #5 (OF 12)
KAMANDI CHALLENGE #5 (OF 12) VAR ED
KISS #8 CVR A MANDRAKE
KISS #8 CVR B WILSON
KISS #8 CVR C PHOTO
LETTER 44 #33
LUMBERJANES #38
MAGDALENA VOL 4 #3
MAGDALENA VOL 4 #3 CVR B SPAWN MONTH VAR
MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1
MASS EFFECT DISCOVERY #1 NIEMCZYK VAR
MICKEY MOUSE #20
MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #5 SE
MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR #19
MOSAIC #8
MOTHER PANIC #7
MOTHER PANIC #7 VAR ED
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #54
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #54 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
NORMALS #1 REG CVR
OLD GUARD #4
OLD GUARD #4 CVR B SPAWN MONTH VAR
OLD GUARD #4 CVR C SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR
OPTIMUS PRIME #7
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OPTIMUS PRIME #7 SUBSCRIPTION VAR B
PLASTIC #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG
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POWERPUFF GIRLS TIME TIE #1 (OF 3)
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RAPTURE #1 CVR A SUAYAN
RAPTURE #1 CVR B JONES
RAPTURE #1 CVR E 10 COPY INCV CHAR DSN KANO
RAT QUEENS #3
REBELS THESE FREE & INDEPENDENT STATES #3
REDNECK #1 2ND PTG
REDNECK #2
SAMARITAN VERITAS #1
SAUCER STATE #1 (OF 6)
SAUCER STATE #1 (OF 6) SUBSCRIPTION VAR
SAVAGE DRAGON #224
SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #26
SECRET EMPIRE #2 (OF 9)
SECRET EMPIRE #2 (OF 9)
SECRET WARRIORS #2 SE
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR A OPENA & HOLLINGSWORTH
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR B HARREN
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR C SPAWN MONTH VAR
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #6 CVR D SPAWN MONTH B&W VAR
SHAOLIN COWBOY WHOLL STOP THE REIGN #2
SHAOLIN COWBOY WHOLL STOP THE REIGN #2 CHO VAR
SIZZLE #73 (A)
SOUTHERN NIGHTGOWN #5
STAR TREK BOLDLY GO #8
STAR TREK BOLDLY GO #8 10 COPY INCV
STAR TREK BOLDLY GO #8 FUNKO ART VAR
STAR TREK BOLDLY GO #8 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
STAR-LORD ANNUAL #1
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FUNKO UNIVERSE
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FUNKO UNIVERSE FUNKO TOY VAR
SUICIDE SQUAD #18
SUICIDE SQUAD #18 VAR ED
SUN BAKERY #3
TMNT UNIVERSE #10
TMNT UNIVERSE #10 10 COPY INCV
TMNT UNIVERSE #10 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
TOTALLY AWESOME HULK #19
UNDERWINTER #3 CVR A
UNDERWINTER #3 CVR B ZDARSKY
VENOM #150
VENOM #150 DELLOTTO VAR
VENOM #150 STOKOE VAR
VICTOR LAVALLE DESTROYER #1
WALT DISNEY COMICS & STORIES #738
WARHAMMER 40000 REVELATIONS #3 (OF 4) CVR A SVENDSEN
WARHAMMER 40000 REVELATIONS #3 (OF 4) CVR B PERCIVAL
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WEAPON X #1 LAND 2ND PTG VAR
WONDER WOMAN #23
WONDER WOMAN #23 VAR ED
X-MEN BLUE #4
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #3 CVR A LAROSA
X-O MANOWAR (2017) #3 CVR B ROCAFORT
X-O MANOWAR (2017) CVR E #1-3 PRE-ORDER EDITION #3

NEW TRADES / HCs / BOOKS / COLLECTIONS / ETC
BATMAN NEW GOTHAM TP
BIG GUY & RUSTY THE BOY ROBOT TP
BILLIE HOLIDAY HC (C: 0-0-1)
BOOKS OF MAGIC TP BOOK 01
COLOR YOUR OWN MARVEL TSUM TSUM TP
DC UNIVERSE BY MIKE MIGNOLA HC
DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 07 DEADPOOL DOES SHAKESPEARE
DOCTOR STRANGE AND SORCERERS SUPREME TP VOL 01 OUT OF TIME
EROS GN VOL 55 YOUNG WITCHES PT 4 ETERNAL DREAM (A)
GRAPHIC CLASSICS GN VOL 26 VAMPIRE CLASSICS
HARROW COUNTY TP VOL 05 ABANDONED
HELLBLAZER TP VOL 16 THE WILD CARD
JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS TP VOL 01
MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 02 REINCARNATIONS
MOONSHINE TP VOL 01
REBELS TP VOL 01 WELL REGULATED MILITIA
SCIENCE COMICS FLYING MACHINES SC GN
SILVER SURFER EPIC COLLECTION INFINITY GAUNTLET TP
STRANGE KIND OF WOMAN GN VOL 02 (A)
SUPERMAN THE FINAL DAYS OF SUPERMAN TP
TERMINATOR BURNING EARTH TP
TMNT TEA TIME FOR A TURTLE HC
UNCANNY INHUMANS TP VOL 04 IVX
UNWORTHY THOR TP
VIOLENT LOVE TP VOL 01 STAY DANGEROUS
WONDER WOMAN ULTIMATE GUIDE TO AMAZON WARRIOR HC
YOUR BLACK FRIEND GN

NEW TOYS / TRINKETS / BAUBLES & FUN
DCTV ARROW CONSTANTINE AF
DCTV SUPERGIRL AF
DCTV SUPERGIRL MARTIAN MANHUNTER AF
GOT DRINK & KNOW THINGS 16OZ PINT GLASS 4PC SET (AUG168080)
MYSTERY MINIS CLASSIC SPIDER-MAN 12PC BMB DISP (C: 1-1-1)
NINTENDO LOZ NAVI NECKLACE (JAN178124)
POP CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS PROFESSOR POOPYPANTS VINYL FIG (C: 1-
POP FALLOUT PALADIN DANSE VINYL FIG (NOV168606)
POP NARUTO SHIPPUDEN KAKASHI VINYL FIG (NOV168291) (C: 1-1-2
POP SPACE JAM BUGS BUNNY VINYL FIG
POP SPACE JAM M3 BLUE MONSTAR VINYL FIG
POP STRANGER THINGS ELEVEN EGGOS VINYL FIG (SEP168596) (C: 1
REN & STIMPY REN SUPER DEFORMED PLUSH
REN & STIMPY STIMPY SUPER DEFORMED PLUSH
RICK & MORTY MEDIUM FIGURE
ROCKOS MODERN LIFE ROCKO SUPER DEFORMED PLUSH
STAR WARS X-WING STAR FIGHTER 1/72 MDL KIT  (DEC168509)
TMNT MOUSERS 1/6 SCALE COLLECTIBLE FIGURE 2PK  (C: 0-1-
TMNT MOUSERS 1/6 SCALE COLLECTIBLE FIGURE 2PK  (FEB1687

WHAT CAME IN LATE IN THE WEEK
AGE OF ULTRON TP
ANGRY BIRDS COMICS GAME PLAY #1 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
ANGRY BIRDS COMICS GAME PLAY #2 SUBSCRIPTION VAR
ARCHANGEL #3 (OF 5)
BATMAN TP VOL 04 ZERO YEAR SECRET CITY (N52)
BATMAN TP VOL 05 ZERO YEAR DARK CITY (N52)
BATMAN TP VOL 09 BLOOM
BLACK #4
BLACK BOLT #1
BLACK BOLT #1
BLACK HAMMER #1 MAIN CVR
BLACK HAMMER #2 MAIN CVR
BLACK WIDOW TP VOL 01 FINELY WOVEN THREAD
BLACK WIDOW TP VOL 01 SHIELDS MOST WANTED
BTVS SEASON 11 #6 MAIN MORRIS CVR
CALL OF DUTY ZOMBIES #2
CALL OF DUTY ZOMBIES #3
CINEMA PURGATORIO #4 CODE PRU CVR
CINEMA PURGATORIO #4 VAST CVR
DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 01 REAGAN YOUTH
DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 05 CAROUSEL
DETECTIVE COMICS #950
DISNEY FROZEN #1
DISNEY FROZEN #2
DOCTOR WHO 12TH YEAR THREE #2 CVR A IANNICIELLO
DONALD QUEST #1 (OF 5)
EVIL DEAD 2 REVENGE OF EVIL ED #1 (OF 2)
FCBD 2017 BALLAD OF FRANKLIN BONISTEEL
FCBD 2017 INCAL
GFT DAY OF THE DEAD #1 (OF 6) CVR C CHEN
GFT VAN HELSING VS THE MUMMY OF AMUN RA #4 (OF 5) CVR B MELO
GOTG 2 XPV R/C ROCK N ROLL GROOT CS 
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #5 CVR A CHEN
HAUNT TP VOL 01
INFINITY TP
JAMES BOND HAMMERHEAD #5 (OF 6)
JUNGLE FANTASY IVORY #2 NATURAL BEAUTY CVR
LOCKE & KEY TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT
LOW #16 CVR A TOCCHINI
LUCIFER #17
LUMBERJANES TP VOL 05
MARVEL HEROES BABY GROOT PX FIGURAL BANK
MASK MOBILE ARMORED STRIKE KOMMAND #5 SUB VAR A
MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 01 LUNATIC
MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDS FOREVER #34
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Comic Review: The Flash #22!

 

FLS_Cv22_non-lenticular[10]_590d2e22ac7773.69640683The Flash #22 (DC Comics)

It’s all come to this. With the hype of the entire DC universe and comic fans behind it, “The Button” has reached its conclusion. But now that we know the next installment in the Rebirth mystery is coming in November, has the wind been taken out of The Flash #22 sails?

Not really. In fact, it’s probably helped Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter’s finale. Without spoiling anything, you don’t get any major jaw dropping revelations in this issue. Sure, you’ll get glimpses and more hints about a certain blue skinned character from a famous comic work messing around with the DC universe, but Batman and The Flash don’t see him. In fact by the end of the issue Batman and Flash are left with more questions and answers.

Now usually I’d be pretty annoyed by this, but knowing that the main mystery behind DC’s Rebirth will play out over two years really helps keep expectations in check. Not only that, but what this concluding installment lacks in revelations it more than makes up for with character work. Joshua Williamson is able to play with the mystery more than in the second installment of the story, and he even peppers in some heartfelt tragedy into Batman’s role in the story at the issue’s end. Even though the title of the issue is The Flash, there’s plenty of great character beats for Barry Allen and Bruce Wayne.

Howard Porter’s art is a huge improvement over Flash #21. It’s such an improvement in fact that I wouldn’t be surprised if you told me someone else did in the art in this issue.  Porter is tasked with drawing some pretty wild stuff in this issue, but he’s able to handle it really well and keep all of these crazy ideas looking pretty consistent too. The action set pieces and quieter character moments are both given equal support with art, and it helps elevate not only Williamson’s script, but the entire “Button” storyline as well.

Those going into The Flash #22 hoping for all of the answers behind DC Universe Rebirth are definitely going to be disappointed. But as the “next chapter” in the Rebirth story it’s a really great, character focused installment of the ongoing saga. By focusing on the human side of Batman and The Flash, Williamson, Porter, Tom King, and Jason Fabok look at how deep these crazy adventures can affect our characters, something that isn’t done enough these days in modern superhero comics.

Comic Review: Curse Words #5

 

 

Curse Words #5 (Image Comics) CurseWords_05-1

Charles Soule and Ryan Browne’s Curse Words is, simply put, bananas. The adventures of Wizord and Margaret the Koala have proven to be one of the most unique Image titles on the stands, with Soule and Browne clearly having a blast playing in the world they’ve created. With Curse Words #5, they close up the first story arc of their series, which finds Wizord in battle with the witch Ruby Stitch, who also just so happens to be his ex.

Since Wizord lost his connection to magic for disobeying his master, he’s been in search of different areas around the globe that can restore his magical abilities. After preventing a massive tsunami last issue, Wizord is in desperate need of a recharge, but he’s then attacked by Ruby Stitch. Wizord desperately tries to hold his own against Ruby, but it’s not until he visits a casino and is recharged by people’s belief in “luck” that he’s able to fully power up and take on Ruby, which leads to a conclusion that may turn Ruby to Wizord’s side and against their former master.

Charles Soule’s script for Curse Words #5 moves at a much brisker pace than the previous issues, largely due to the fact that this issue features a ton of action. While Soule could’ve dragged out the under powered Wizord for another issue, he quickly finds a way to recharge our “hero” and then get him right back into the fight. He also peppers in some pretty major reveals about Wizord and Ruby’s past history that I won’t spoil here, but know that it’s very much unexpected. If you are the type to flip through your comics before you purchase them, I recommend you hold off doing that with this issue.

If Soule’s script moves quickly, Ryan Browne’s art only adds to the frenetic pace of the issue. Browne’s art has been great on this series, but with this issue he outdoes himself. From his dynamic layouts to the framing of the fight between Wizord and Ruby Stitch, there’s not a bad page in the issue.

If you haven’t given Curse Words a try yet, I highly recommend that you do. Now that the fifth issue has come out, the trade paperback will be hitting shelves pretty soon. Charles Soule and Ryan Browne’s story of a wizard sent to Earth to destroy it, only to fall in love with it is surprisingly funny and human, and it’s one of the best Image titles on the stands.

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Waugh's Bag Volume 6, Issue 19!

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Volume 6, Issue 19!

“Two Minutes To Doomsday”

Ever since the final pages of DC Universe Rebirth, comic fans have waited with bated breath for more information on the shocking revelation that Dr. Manhattan was (probably) behind the DC’s “New 52” reboot. We’ve been getting a few more details in “The Button” storyline that’s been playing out in current issues of Batman and The Flash, but now we’ve got a real-deal next installment in the ongoing “DC Rebirth Saga”: Doomsday Clock.

With megastar creators Geoff Johns and Gary Frank handling the miniseries, this book would be anticipated even if this storyline wasn’t the next installment of the Rebirth story. But the fact that Johns states that it will feature Superman and Dr. Manhattan puts this into the stratosphere of hype. Until now, DC has only alluded to the idea of characters from Watchmen interacting with their heroes. But now, Johns has all but confirmed that it’s going to happen. 

Naturally this opens up a whole big Alan Moore sized can of worms. As always, the use of the Watchmen characters is going to bring everyone and their mothers who have an opinion on resurrecting Moore’s greatest creation to make a quick buck. Some hate the idea of anyone but Moore using these characters (even though they’re not entirely original), others couldn’t care less. I myself fall into the camp of “if it’s a good story, then by all means do it”. And if I’m being completely honest, I haven’t liked anything Moore has done in the last five years, and his attitude towards modern comics, where he’s stated that it all is “terrible” without actually READING any modern comics doesn’t make me want to champion him either. I of course appreciate what Alan Moore has done for the comics medium, but the fact that he can’t be bothered to even look at series like Y: The Last Man, Preacher, Saga, or Southern Bastards infuriates me to no end.  And at the end of the day, Alan Moore’s not going to care about DC doing this, so why should we?

DC’s made major strides with Rebirth, winning back lapsed fans and introducing their characters to a whole new generation. While you can say that they should probably leave the Watchmen universe alone, at the same time, you could do a LOT worse than have Geoff Johns and Gary Frank tackle it. Hell, we had Before Watchmen five years ago, and guess what? That didn’t affect people’s view of the original Watchmen at all (and it’s also worth noting that those miniseries didn’t end up doing all that well). Besides, Johns has already stated this is NOT a sequel to Watchmen. It’s a standalone story that plays a part in the larger Rebirth story as a whole. Everything seems to be in place for another home run for DC. Provided that they don’t immediately start having Dr. Manhattan high fiving B’Wanna Beast, I think we’ll be okay.

 

 

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