This week at your comic shop – 11/21/12

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Captain America #1 (Meinerding Variant Cover Edition)

Captain America #1 (Meinerding Variant Cover Edition)
By: Rick Remender, John Romita, Ryan Meinerding
Thrust into a bizarre, inhospitable world far from home, the all-new, high-adventure, mind-melting, tough-as-nails, sci-fi, pulp-fantasy era of Captain America is NOW!

With no country and no allies, what’s left for the Sentinel of Liberty to protect? The Saga of Dimension Z begins here!

This variant cover edition comes bagged and boarded.
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Batwoman #14

Batwoman #14
By: J. H. Williams
The Batwoman/Wonder Woman team-up epic continues!

Batwoman may be out of her league as she chases down Medusa!

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King Ghidorah S.H.MonsterArts Action Figure

King Ghidorah S.H.MonsterArts Action Figure
Imported from Japan!

All hail the king! Godzilla’s ultimate rival joins the ranks of the hit S.H.MonsterArts series. Made to scale and towering above Godzilla at nearly 10″ tall, the S.H. MonsterArts King Ghidorah boasts cutting-edge articulation technology and will reign supreme as one of the kings of all monster action figures. Superior articulation allows for re-enactment of flying poses without the need for interchangeable parts.

Expertly crafted by Yuji Sakai, each head and tail has been meticulously sculpted! The deluxe figure set includes beam effect part, as well as a special stand and support arms for the beam effect parts. Window box packaging.
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Complete Calvin & Hobbes SC Slipcase Ed

Complete Calvin & Hobbes SC Slipcase Ed
By: Bill Watterson
They’re back! This eagerly awaited four-volume slipcased paperback edition of the original groundbreaking collection features the adventures of Calvin and his pet tiger, Hobbes.
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52 Omnibus HC

52 Omnibus HC
By: Geoff Johns, J. G. Jones, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid, Keith Giffen, Grant Morrison

‘As addictive as any good TV series, any good mystery-novel series, any good comic book series.’
- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

‘Gripping.’
- THE WASHINGTON POST

‘A compelling, epic story that wound up saving the world five times over.’
- NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

After Infinite Crisis, the DC Universe had its most eventful year ever. It was a year without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman… But it was not a year without heroes! This massive 1216-page hardcover collects the entire year-long run of the weekly series 52!

This title collects
52 #1-52

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Thunderbird 2 Container Dock 1/350 Scale Model Kit

Thunderbird 2 Container Dock 1/350 Scale Model Kit
Imported from Japan!

The vehicles of International Rescue are stored in the Container Dock, and this 1/350-scale model kit recreates the hanger as seen in Gerry Anderson’s popular series, Thunderbirds!
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Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #3

Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #3
By: Mark Waid, Steve Bryant, Mike Perkins
John Steed & Emma Peel are not fooled by the con the new Hellfire Club has pulled over Parliament and the leaders of the UK — but will they live long enough to do anything about it? Mark Waid (IRREEDEEMABLE, DAREDEVIL), Caleb Monroe (BATMAN 80 PAGE GIANT, ICE AGE) and Steve Bryant (ATHENA VOLTAIRE) bring us ‘A Very Civil Armageddon’!
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Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm (one-shot)

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm (one-shot)
By: Richard Corben
A horrifying adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic by comics legend, Richard Corben. A betrayed man hunts down his wife and her lover only to stumble upon a gruesome puppet show based on his life.

* Poe in comics!

* 2012 Eisner Hall of Fame inductee.

“Atmosphere is key to sell the malevolent atmosphere and is pulled off in style by Corben, who makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in time…”-Comic Book Resource
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It Girl & The Atomics #4

It Girl & The Atomics #4
By: Jamie S. Rich, Mike Norton, Laura Allred
‘DARK STREETS, SNAP CITY’ Part Four LaLa Wah Wah has It Girl right where she wants her: under her boot! The truth about who this mysterious inter-dimensional villain really is comes to light, and the Atomics will have to rally everything they have to stop her. Featuring art from the Eisner-winning team behind Battlepug!
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Luke Cage Powerman Previews Exclusive Yellow T-Shirt

Feel the power of one of Marvel Comics’ most popular characters with this yellow t-shirt!
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Nexus Omnibus Volume 1 TPB

Nexus Omnibus Volume 1 TPB
By: Mike Barron, Eric Shanower, Steve Rude, Les Doscheid
Nexus is the greatest avenger in history, but his power and purpose come from an alien race with their own agenda. Is Nexus hero or pawn? Deliverer or destroyer? God or devil? Contains Nexus Volume 1 #1-3, Nexus volume 2 #1-11.

* Winner of six Eisner Awards.

* New stories in Dark Horse Presents have refocused attention on this archetypal series.

* “When it comes to comic books, it just doesn’t get any better than this.”

-Joe Casey
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Back Issue #61

Back Issue #61
By: Rich Buckler, John Beatty
Back Issue #61 takes a big look at ‘Tabloids and Treasuries,’ spotlighting the Bronze Age’s biggest comic books! Including every all-new tabloid from the 1970s, and a checklist of reprint treasury editions. Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, The Bible, Captain America’s Bicentennial Battles, The Wizard of Oz, even the Paul Dini/Alex Ross World’s Greatest Super-Heroes editions – they’re all here!

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Green Lantern New Guardians #14

Green Lantern New Guardians #14
By: Antony Bedard, Aaron Kuder
‘Rise of the Third Army’ continues! What does Kyle Rayner fear? He’ll find out at the hands of Arkillo, the God of Terror! Can the rise of the Third Army be stopped?

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James Bond Goldfinger Homing Device Prop Replica

James Bond Goldfinger Homing Device Prop Replica
In the third James Bond film Goldfinger, MI-6′s quartermaster Q gave James Bond, one of the agency’s top secret agents, a magnetic homing device. Factory Entertainment has created a screen accurate replica with electronic arming sound, a spring-loaded slide, and magnetic attraction, just like the original. This 1/1-scale replica is limited to 500 pieces, includes a numbered plaque, prop story, booklet, a display stand, and an acrylic cover.
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Hellblazer #297

Hellblazer #297
By: Peter Milligan, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Simon Bisley
Hungry ghosts, tainted fairies and a mother’s lively corpse converge in Ireland as John Constantine uncovers the serial killer’s identity and the terrible truth about his nephew Finn’s beautiful wife. ‘The Curse of the Constantines’ reaches its conclusion, and there’s nothing W.B. Yeats can do about it.
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Comic Strip Companion Unoff Unauth Gt Dr Who In Comics 64-79

Comic Strip Companion Unoff Unauth Gt Dr Who In Comics 64-79
By: Paul Scoones, Various
First launched in the pages of TV Comic in November 1964, the comic strip version of Doctor Who is just one year younger than the television series on which it is based.

This volume chronicles the first 15 years of the Doctor Who comic strip from TV Comic to just before the ongoing strip was launched as a regular feature in Doctor Who Weekly in 1979. During this time more than 200 comic strip stories were published in magazines, comics, and books.

Every strip is covered in depth, including plot details, continuity, points of interest, and analysis. Follow the exploits of the Doctor in his first four incarnations alongside John, Gillian, Jamie, Sarah, and Leela as he battles Daleks, Cybermen, Quarks, Kleptons, Trods, Sarracoids and the Ugrakks!
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Justice League #14

Justice League #14
By: Geoff Johns, Tony S. Daniel
The second chapter of a tale that lights the fuse that will ultimately explode in 2013′s TRINITY WAR. The League must fight the mysterious Cheetah…AND a monstrous Superman!

The result will radically change the dynamics of the entire team! Amid all this, where is Green Lantern? Plus: The next chapter of the SHAZAM backup epic by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank!
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Wolverine and the X-Men #21

Wolverine and the X-Men #21
By: Jason Aaron, Nick Bradshaw
STORM joins the faculty of the Jean Grey School! o Wolverine is a clown? Iceman is a fire swallower? Rachel Grey a fortune teller? Frankenstein’s Murder Circus comes to town!
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Legion Of Super Heroes #14

Legion Of Super Heroes #14
By: Paul Levitz, Scott Kolins, Steve Lightle
Element Lad tries to take Chemical Kid under his wing as they go after the mercenaries that injured Cosmic Boy, but both Legionnaires soon find themselves in over their heads. Meanwhile, Brainiac 5 tries to discover what caused their teammate, Comet Queen, to betray the Legion to the Dominators.
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Uncanny X-Force #34

Uncanny X-Force #34
By: Rick Remender, Phil Noto, Jerome Opena
FINAL EXECUTION races to its thrilling conclusion! o X-Force brings the attack to the Brotherhood, but there is dissension in the ranks. o Genesis faces the truth about Apocalypse and his destiny!
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Nightwing #14

Nightwing #14
By: Kyle Higgins, Andres Guinaldo, Eddy Barrows
The epic martial arts throwdown of the year: Nightwing vs. Lady Shiva! Nightwing may be outmatched this time, but he’s not going down without a fight!

This issue leads directly into the ‘DEATH OF THE FAMILY’ event!
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Journey Into Mystery #646

Journey Into Mystery #646
By: Kathryn Immonen, Valerio Schiti
AN ALL-NEW JOURNEY BEGINS WHEN KATHRYN IMMONEN AND VALERIO SCHITI BRING YOU…SIF: THE BERZERKER?!

She may be a ‘Lady,’ but girly ain’t her style! Known by many names: lover of Thor, sister of Heimdall, defender of Asgard…Sif is the ultimate faithful…sidekick?! Immortal, please.

When the latest crop of beasties beset Asgard, it’s business as usual for our sword-slingin’ heroine as she leads the battle charge-but that no-holds-barred zeal for glory may be the very thing that brings the realm down around her winged helm!
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Showcase Presents Worlds Finest TPB Vol. 04

Showcase Presents Worlds Finest TPB Vol. 04
By: Cary Bates, Neal Adams, Curt Swan
A new, value-priced volume collecting WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #174-178, 180-187, 189-196 and 198-202!

In these classic team-up tales, Superman and Batman are tormented by a mysterious villain, a villain steals Superman’s secret identity, Superman races The Flash and much more!
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Dark Shadows #10

Dark Shadows #10
By: Mike Raicht, Guiu Vilanova, Francesco Francavilla
Barnabas Collins and his family are still reeling from their encounter with The Children and their sire. The brutal war has left those closest to Barnabas questioning his very nature. However, with a possible cure in his hands, will this 175 year old vampire finally be free of his vampiric curse? Or will remaining a vampire show once and for all that you don’t need to be human to prove you have a noble soul?
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Iron Man #2

Iron Man #2
By: Kieron Gillen, Greg Land
Tony’s hunt for the rogue Extremis Units takes him to the island of NEW CAMELOT! Introducing THE CIRCLE, a mysterious high-tech brotherhood of mech-knights! IRON MAN vs. the secret Russian Black Exoskeleton Academy’s greatest pilot!

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Shadow #8

Shadow #8

By: Victor Gischler, Aaron Campbell, Alex Ross
Revolutionary Part 1 (of 4) – The Shadow traveled to Nepal to investigate a strange glitch in his mystic powers. He left with only partial answers. Now The Shadow and Miles Crofton, his pilot and sidekick, pause in Paris to take on some gun runners who are smuggling weapons bound for Spain. But a dark-eyed Spanish beauty named Esmeralda complicates matters when Cranston is unable to determine her intentions. The Shadow finds himself smack dab in the middle of the Spanish Civil War as he juggles the fate of a single solider who might help shape the future of humanity.
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Superman Is Jewish HC

Superman Is Jewish HC
By: Harry Brod, Ian Gibson Brett Ewins
In Superman Is Jewish? Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a penetrating investigation of iconic comic book figures. He describes how the role of each hero reflects the evolution of the Jewish place in American culture – an alien in a foreign land, like Superman; a figure plagued by guilt for not having saved his family, like Spider-Man; outsiders persecuted for being different (X-Men); a nice, smart guy afraid people won’t like him when he’s angry (the Hulk). Brod blends humor and sharp observation as he considers these well-known figures’ overtly and discreetly Jewish characteristics and talks about how their creators integrated their Jewish identities and their creativity.
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Indestructible Hulk #1

Indestructible Hulk #1
By: Mark Waid, Leinil Francis Yu, Chung Yu
Hulk – Indestructible force more weapon than man. Banner – smartest man alive. Combined they are the Strongest, Smartest Weapon on the planet! And NOW! the INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK is an Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
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Avengers #34

Avengers #34
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Mike Mayhew, Brandon Peterson
One of the most controversial and spectacular eras of the Avengers comes to a spectacular and controversial extra-sized, All-Star conclusion!

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Rocketeer Cargo Of Doom #4 (of 4)

Rocketeer Cargo Of Doom #4 (of 4)
By: Mark Waid, Chris Samnee
Cliff Secord, AKA, the Rocketeer, finds himself flying high over the smog-drenched skies of Los Angeles, locked in mortal combat with an ancient and terrifying creature… and then it all starts to go to Hell! Plus, the ultimate truth about Peevy’s niece is revealed! The final issue of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee’s Rocketeer series is going full throttle and the thrills show no signs of slowing down-miss this comic at your own peril!
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Amazing Spider-Man #698

Amazing Spider-Man #698
By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Steve McNiven
DYING WISH PRELUDE

The end of Spider-Man’s world begins when Doctor Octopus discovers who Peter Parker really is. (Fifty years goes by much…too…fast.)
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Dark Avengers #183

Dark Avengers #183
By: Jeff Parker, Neil Edwards, John Tyler Christopher
THE END OF THE THUNDERBOLTS!

Bid farewell to Ghost, Centurius, Man-Thing and the gang forever!

Jeff Parker and Neil Edwards plot a dark new course for Earth’s Deadliest Heroes!
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Daredevil #20

Daredevil #20
By: Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, Paolo Rivera
The year’s most critically acclaimed comic book is back as BLIND MAN BLUFFED continues!

Daredevil’s newest threat, The Coyote, is not what Matt expects. Say Goodbye to NYC, Matt Murdock.
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Deadpool #2

Deadpool #2
By: Gerry Duggan, Tony Moore, Geof Darrow
Dead former United States presidents, from George Washington to Gerald Ford have been resurrected, and that’s BAD. The Marvel heroes can’t be the ones to stop them, someone is needed with the reputation, skills and plausible deniability to take out these com-monsters in chiefs…NOW! is the time for Deadpool In Wade We Trust!

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Hawkeye #4

Hawkeye #4
By: Matt Fraction, David Aja
You won’t believe what is on The Tape! S.H.I.E.L.D. recruits Clint to intercept incriminating evidence-before he becomes the most wanted man in the world. Superstar artist Javier Pulido joins Matt Fraction in a Hawkeye thriller that spans the globe…and the darkest parts of Clint Barton.
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