This week at your comic shop – 9/26/2012
Posted by dailypop on September 24, 2012
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 [Blu-ray] (2012)
It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenage female Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one of them will survive.
Alien Illustrated Story Artists Ed HC
Two of comics’ greatest talents – Walt Simonson and Archie Goodwin – joined forces to bring Ridley Scott’s epic Alien to the comic book page, including scenes cut from the final movie! This brand-new softcover edition of Alien: The Illustrated Story, released to coincide with Scott’s latest sci-fi epic, Prometheus, has been carefully reproduced from the original artwork in Walt Simonson’s studio. The limited run Artist’s Edition presents the story for the very first time in a huge 14″ x 17″ hardcover. The Artist’s Edition also includes never-before-published color try out pages, early sketches and Archie Goodwin’s complete annotated script, and an interview with Walt Simonson, providing an in-depth view into the creation of a legendary comic. Signed by artist Walter Simonson
Judge Dredd Restricted Files TPB Vol. 04
By: John Wagner, Bryan Talbot
Mega-City One: an especially violent city of the future that requires a special kind of police force – the Judges – to maintain law and order. Toughest of them all is Judge Dredd. He is the law! Featuring rare thrills from 2000 AD annuals and specials released through the mid-90s into the new millennium, experience some of the most outrageous Dredd stories ever published.
Batman Inc Symbol T-Shirt
The Dark Knight comes at you from all angles this month with three great new shirt designs.
Batman: On Fire T-Shirt features a flaming DK screenprinted in color, while Batman Incorporated Logo shirt proudly displays the logo from the book and last but not least featuring the art of David Finch, is the Batman: Zombie T-Shirt.
Amazing Spider-Man #694
By: Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos
Spider-Man’s 50th Anniversary adventure ratchets up as an old foe returns!
And an ALL-NEW character joins the Marvel Universe!
WHO IS ALPHA?!
Next Men HC Vol. 03
By: John Byrne
It ain’t over till it’s over. Project Next Men has been undone, the Past has been rewrittenÖ but it’s never easy to reshape the Fourth Dimension.
By: Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis
It’s the first appearance of Atlantis – and Aquaman’s first encounter with Atlanteans! How will this story of Arthur’s past set the stage for his future? Find out here!
By: Greg Rucka, Mico Suayan
The Punisher and Cole reach a shared conclusion. Prepare for the War Zone.
Absolute Green Lantern Sinestro Corps War HC
By: Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver
Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver bring you the Absolute Green Lantern Sinestro Corps War HC! This epic story starring one of DC Comics’ most compelling villians gets the deluxe treatment in this oversized, slipcovered hardcover.
A must-have for serious collectors and Green Lantern fans!
By: Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta, Mike Choi
Concluding the crossover with FF #610, witness the fallout of Bentley 23′s reunion with his father, the Wizard. It’s Bad Father, Worse Son.
Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #1
By: Mark Waid, Steve Bryant, Mike Perkins
Mark Waid’s incredible reimagining of the super spy series is here! John Steed and Emma Peel are right back to work, and the threats are bigger than ever. After the shocking return of the Hellfire Club, our swinging super spies realize their mortal foes have infiltrated all aspects of British society, and Steed and Peel can’t trust anyone — except one another. Eisner Award-nominated writer Mark Waid (DAREDEVIL, IRREDEEMABLE) teams up with rising star Caleb Monroe (BATMAN 80-PAGE GIANT, ICE AGE) and Russ Manning Award-nominated artist Steve Bryant (ATHENA VOLTAIRE) to craft the thrilling adventures of the cult classic team!
Saga Of The Swamp Thing TPB Book 02
By: Alan Moore, Stephen R. Bissette
Collecting SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2, the Earth Elemental says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100 percent plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could.
Batman The Dark Knight #0
By: Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch
Batman takes on the most important case of his career as a detective – who murdered his parents?
Meet Joe Chill and explore the epic conspiracy to wipe out the Wayne family!
Doctor Who Androids Of Tara Audio CD
Getting the fourth segment of the Key to Time is the easiest part of the trip to the planet Tara, whose idyllic atmosphere lulls the Doctor into a mood to go fishing and leave the segment-tracing to Romana. She locates it after a short walk on a beautiful day, but her luck changes when she meets the courtly Count Grendel. Contrary to appearances, Tara is a hotbed of political intrigue, and beneath its Old World veneer lies a surprising advanced level of technological development that includes lifelike androids and electric swords.
Batman Incorporated #0
Batman, Incorporated wants you!
Batman has a war to fight, but first he must recruit an army to combat the menace of Leviathan.
See how The Dark Knight assembled his lieutenants!
By: Scott Lobdell, Kenneth Rocafort
Welcome the new creative team of Scott Lobdell and Kenneth Rocafort as they take us back to the days when Jor-El learned the truth about Krypton’s imminent destruction! Plus: More on the introduction of the Eradicators!
Captain America And Black Widow #637
By: Cullen Bunn, Barry Kitson, Kalman Androsofsky
Captain America and the Black Widow are on a deadly collision course!
Crosshairs are trained on Cap!
Kashmir Venemma dies! At least twice!
Guest-starring Hawkeye, Iron Man, and Dr. Doom (?)
Doctor Who 4th Doctor Tom Baker Mini Bust
Imported from the UK! The Doctor Who Masterpiece Collection from Titan Merchandise recreates the many characters seen over the half-century history of the hit BBC series, Doctor Who! Tom Baker was the fourth actor to take on the role of the Doctor, the enigmatic Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey, and for seven years (the longest tenure of any Who actor), Baker defined the role for all time. Whether teamed with UNIT to battle the Krynoid or working with fellow Time Lord Romana to find the six pieces to the Key of Time, the fourth Doctor was a powerful force in the universe during his long tenure. A bohemian and an eccentric, Tom Baker’s Doctor is brought to life in an astonishingly-detailed three-quarter length sculpt that stands 8″ tall.
Invincible Iron Man #525
By: Matt Fraction, Salvador Larroca
The villian revealed!
Shang-Chi uncovers a monster threat to humanity.
Can he stop the threat in time to save everyone?
Before Watchmen Ozymandias #3 (of 6)
By: Len Wein, Jae Lee
‘If a man has the opportunity to do good, he’s obliged to take it.’
Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
By: Francis Manapul
At last, it’s the origin of The Flash!
The loss of his mother put Barry Allen on the road to becoming a hero, but only when he gains his powers will he understand her most important lesson.
Wheres My Shoggoth
By: Ian Thomas, Adam Bolton
Your tentacled friend has gone missing. What can you do? Go looking for him, of course! Travel from the deepest cellars to the highest spires of a sprawling mansion. Search the grounds from the forest to the lake. On the way you’ll meet monsters and demigods, aliens and Old Ones, and all manner of creatures from the Cthulhu mythos. Surely something, somewhere, has seen your shoggoth? An affectionate homage to the works of H. P. Lovecraft, beautifully illustrated by Adam Bolton, with rhymes by Ian Thomas. For Mythos dabblers and shoggoth owners of all ages.
All Star Western #0
By: Justin Gray, Moritat, Ariel Olivetti
How did Hex get his scar? Jonah Hex’s early life is accounted for…and it’s plenty ugly!
Doctor Who Aztecs Audio CD
The TARDIS brings the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara to Mexico during the reign of the Aztec civilization. Barbara is incensed by the violent rituals and determines to alter history-but is such a thing possible?
Enjoy this unabridged reading of the classic novelization by John Lucarotti. _______________________________________________________
Wolverine and the X-Men #17
By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Why is Doop at the Jean Grey School? Find out the real reason that Wolverine brought Doop to the school and it will shock you! More guest-stars than we have room to list here!
Color Out Of Space DVD
Arkham, 1975: Jonathan Davis’ father has disappeared. His tracks lead to Germany, to the Swabian-Franconian Forest where he was stationed after the Second World War. Jonathan sets out to find him and bring him home, but deep in the woods he discovers a dark mystery from the past. Based on H.P. Lovecraft’s short novel ‘The Color Out of Space’.
New Deadwardians #7 (of 8)
By: Dan Abnett, I. N. J. Culbard
Inspector Suttle prepares to close the Hinchcliffe Case, but the case seems to be closing in on him. Dark secrets that Suttle is in no way prepared for loom from the silence of the past, and he finds he can no longer trust anyone. Not even himself.
Judge Dredd Cry of the Werewolf GN
By: Alan Grant, Steve Dillon
Beneath Mega-City One lies the ‘Undercity,’ ruined remains of what was once known as New York City. Now it is a deadly environment where only the most ruthless creatures can hope to survive.
One such creature – a flesh-eating werewolf – has managed to find its way out into Mega-City One, so Judge Dredd must go down to Undercity to investigate, ensuring that no others can make their way to the surface!
Winter Soldier #11
By: Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, Steve Epting
The hunt for the Black Widow is on! And Hawkeye is in the trail!