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We can’t think of a better crossover event to give the Minimate treatment than the super-successful “Age of Apocalypse” storyline! This set from Diamond Select Toys includes Cyclops, Magneto, Rogue, and Sunfire.
Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities and the Ghastly Fiend of London #2
By: Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, Dan Brown, Dave Stewart
Billy the Kid managed to make it nearly a full day in London without passing out drunk and being carted off to jail, which unfortunately wasn’t long enough to find Jack the Ripper, who is still on the loose. The remaining members of Fineas Sproule’s traveling spectacle of biological curiosities are on the case, but with “freaks” suspected of being behind the Ripper murders, none of them are safe. It’s up to a very hung–over Billy and conjoined twins Malcolm and Miles to break out of jail and find the real killer.
* Goon backup story by Eric Powell!
* Powell’s The Goon was named the #4 Essential Indie Comic by ugo.com!
From The Goon creator Eric Powell!
Doctor Who: The Only Good Dalek GN
By Justin Richards and Mike Collins
Station 7 is where the Earth Forces send all the equipment captured in their unceasing war against the Daleks. It’s where Dalek technology is analyzed and examined. It’s where the Doctor and Amy have just arrived. But somehow the Daleks have found out about Station 7 – and there’s something there that they want back! With the Doctor increasingly worried about the direction the Station’s research is taking, the commander of Station 7 knows he has only one possible, desperate defense. Because the last terrible secret of Station 7 is that they don’t only store captured Dalek technology – it’s also a prison. And the only thing that might stop a Dalek is another Dalek! An epic, full-color graphic novel featuring the Doctor and Amy, as played by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan in the spectacular hit series from BBC Television
Tunes Graphic History Of Rock N Roll GN
By: Vincent Brunner, Scott Chantler
Full of colorful personalities from larger-than-life divas to modest men who made it big, the story of rock is compelling and diverse. From Elvis and Little Richard to the British Invasion in the 1960s and onward through grunge, this series of black-and-white graphic depictions ranges from hilariously personal to absolutely wild. Each strip is accompanied by humorous yet informative text recounting the early struggles, successes, and challenges of each band. Also included is a selective discography for each band or artist, highlighting their biggest hits or most memorable songs.
Green Lantern Chronicles Vol. 03 TPB
By: John Broome, Gil KaneJoe Giella, Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, Joe Giella
A new helping of chronologically collected GL tales from issues #10-14 of his Silver Age series, along with THE FLASH #131.
Included are the Emerald Gladiator’s first confrontation with the Guardians, an early team-up with The Flash, the origin of the GL oath and more.
Green Lantern Golden Age 1/6 Scale Figure
Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern, was the first to discover the power of the green flame. Saved from death by a mysterious green metal lantern fashioned from a meteor, it flamed with power, fulfilling an ancient prophecy. Upon its instruction, Alan Scott formed a ring from the lantern’s metal, touching it to the lantern to charge it – and a new hero was born.
The figure features 28 points of articulation, is packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel and includes a display stand.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Hellblazer City Of Demons #2 (of 5)
By: Si Spencer, Sean Murphy
Don’t miss this stand-alone, 5-issue miniseries from writer Si Spencer (Torchwood) and red-hot artist Sean Murphy (JOE THE BARBARIAN) shipping twice in October!
Safe in sanctuary, Constantine is forced to relinquish the temptations of his hot and deviant nurse and limp back onto his beloved London streets only to find that things are changing fast in the City of Demons.
Doc Savage Double Novel Vol. 41
(W) Lester Dent, Martin Baker, William Bogart Doc Savage investigates a series of bizarre Hollywood murders surrounding ‘The Seven Agate Devils,’ strange Satanic statues left at the scene of each killing. Then, a rocket attack frees a deranged patient from Doc Savage’s ‘Crime College’ and the Man of Bronze journeys to Sleepy Hollow in search of ‘The Flying Goblin.’
Blakes 7 Season 1 Audio CD Set
The galactic Federation, once a beacon of democracy and peace, has become a corrupt tyranny. Freedom and justice are things of the past. Roj Blake stood up for the ordinary people. When the establishment tried intimidation he laughed in their faces, when they tried to crush him he fought back. They framed him for crimes he didn’t commit and sentenced him to permanent exile on the notorious prison planet of Cygnus Alpha. The Federation thinks it has seen the last of Roj Blake. The Federation will wish it had. Three all-new audio adventures, set in the world of the BBC series, Blake’s 7, starring Derek Riddell, Colin Salmon, Carrie Dobro, Craig Kelly, and Daniela Nardini.
Star Wars Super Shogun Stormtrooper Vinyl Figure
Children growing up in the 70s and 80s had their lives touched by two pop culture phenomena: the Star Wars saga and Jumbo Machinder toys (marketed in the US as Shogun Warriors).
Acclaimed toy design firm Super7 has combined Star Wars characters with the Japanese Super Robot aesthetic to create a collectible that could only have been imagined in the past. The Star Wars Stormtrooper Super Shogun stands 24″ tall, and features free rotating wheels on the bottom of his feet and a spring-loaded Rocket Punch firing fist. Utilizing the same techniques implemented by Japanese toy manufacturers in the 1970s, the figure is constructed from durable, blow-molded polyethylene with a painted vinyl helmet.
The figure is articulated at the neck and shoulders, and includes a removable, highly-detailed BlasTech E-11 laser blaster. As a special bonus, metallic foil stickers are included to allow fans the option to customize the torso with the character name in English or in Japanese. Collectors of both Japanese and Star Wars memorabilia are sure to be impressed with the care taken to fuse the disparate concepts into one unique entity.
Packaged in an illustrated gift box, each Stormtrooper is individually serial numbered as part of this one-time limited edition production run of only 1200 pieces.
Doctor Who: Coming of the Terraphiles HC
By: Michael Moorcock
Miggea – a world on the very edge of reality. The cusp between this universe and the next. A point where space-time has worn thin, and is in danger of collapsing. And the venue for the grand finals of the competition to win the fabled Arrow of Law. The Doctor and Amy have joined the Terraphiles – a group obsessed with all aspects of Earth’s history, and dedicated to re-enacting ancient sporting events. They are determined to win the Arrow. But just getting to Miggea proves tricky. Reality is collapsing, ships are disappearing, and Captain Cornelius and his pirates are looking for easy pickings. Even when they arrive, the Doctor and Amy’s troubles won’t be over. They have to find out who is so desperate to get the Arrow of Law that they will kill for it. And uncover the traitor on their own team. And win the contest fair and square. And, of course, they need to save the universe from total destruction.
By: Jeff Parker, Declan Shalvey, Frank Martin
Luke Cage’s squad of fierce felons face the nature of true evil when they uncover secrets of the ancient order known as The Hand beneath Hell’s Kitchen! Will a group of people rarely known for doing the right thing choose a higher path-or will they add to the power of the ninja cult? Meanwhile, as Cage fights to help his friend Daredevil up on the streets, he realizes that he picked a bad time to trust his skeleton crew of criminal operatives on an unsupervised mission!
So come on, all you DD fans, pick up this issue and find out why Aint It Cool News raves: ‘very fun…I love this cast…this one is definitely going back on my pull list.’
Secret Warriors Prem HC Vol. 04 Last Ride of The Howling Commandos
By: Jonathan Hickman, Alessandro Vitti, Jim Cheung
The glory days of WWII are revisited as you are invited to the reunion of Steve Rogers, Nick Fury and the remaining members of the US’s most elite Special Unit from the Greatest Generation! And in SIEGE: SECRET WARRIORS, Nick Fury’s plans are revealed!
Find out why ComicBookRecources.com raves that SECRET WARRIORS is ‘a surprisingly tense and engrossing black-ops story.’ Collecting SECRET WARRIORS #17-19 and SIEGE: SECRET WARRIORS.
Marvel Universe The End
By: Jim Starlin
Jim Starlin is back, and this time he destroys everything!
When the immortal Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten gains cosmic powers, his first act is to annihilate the Avengers and the X-Men! The universe is endangered, and Thanos and Dr. Doom may be the world’s best chance at survival! Featuring lead roles for Thor, Zeus, Captain Marvel, Dr. Strange, Namor and the Silver Surfer! And Thanos, more powerful than you’ve ever seen him!
This title collects
MARVEL UNIVERSE: THE END #1-6
Secret Warriors #21
By: Jonathan Hickman, Mirko Colak, Jim Cheung
In ‘Night’ part two, predestined events come to pass as chaos reigns in the world of Nick Fury and his Secret Warriors!
Join us as all the pieces begin to fall into place and we get one month closer to the concluding story arc of Secret Warriors, the book that has IGN.com saying: ‘As crazy as the war between Leviathan, HYDRA and Fury has become, it’s as enjoyable and engrossing as ever…a consistently great series.’
Fantastic Four By Jonathan Hickman Prem HC Vol. 03
By: Jonathan Hickman, Neil Edwards, Alan Davis
Faced with the death of imagination and growing pandemic of tomorrow fear, Reed Richards takes the future of discovery into his own hands. Think the world is a bad place, everything is going to hell, and the end times are surely around the corner? Try reading the World’s Greatest Comic Magazine.
Collecting FANTASTIC FOUR #579-582.
Fantastic Four #584
By: Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting, Alan Davis
It’s the return of Galactus, a trip to Nu-World, the Old Kings of Atlantis and Namor, the all-new Yancy Street Gang, and the day the Thing becomes human again.
Join Jonathan Hickman and superstar artist Steve Epting in THREE, part 2: ‘Congratulations, Mr. Grimm…You’re Human Again.’
By: Jonathan Maberry, Scot Eaton, John Romita Jr
Wakanda has been conquered, its Vibranium reserves plundered. Storm faces execution in the next 48 hours. And Dr. Doom stands triumphant. It will take the combined forces of the X-Men, the Fantastic Four and the two Black Panthers to stand against him.
A war has begun that will pit the world’s most relentless super-villain against a collection of the world’s most powerful super heroes — one that will span the globe, offering twists and turns and surprise players (hello, Deadpool!) that neither side will see coming.
Collecting DOOMWAR #1-6.
By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr
The blockbuster Avengers book continues!!
Kang versus Ultron with Avengers from every era right in the middle. The end of this issue is a shocker that sets up one of the biggest new threats to the Marvel Universe!! Plus: another chapter in the oral history of the Avengers!
Famous Monsters Of Filmland #252
By: Guy Davis
he revival of the No. 1 monster fan magazine continues with our Halloween issue, featuring a ‘then and now’ look at Hammer Films, with a special focus on the upcoming Let Me In!
Revisit Clive Barker’s Nightbreed! An in-depth analysis of the gloriously restored silent classic Metropolis! The heart-stopping work of Joe Hill! A peek behind the scenes of monster builders Moebius Models! The winners of the FM Beauty Contest held at our summer convention! All of this and more inside a cover by Eisner Award-winning artist Guy Davis, with the second in a series of incentive covers by the incredible William Stout!
Amazing Spider-Man #646
By: Mark Waid, Paul Azaceta, Marko Djurdjevic
THE HEARTBREAKING CONCLUSION OF ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES!
The odds are stacked against Spider-Man as he and Harry Osborn fight side-by-side in a battle to save Harry’s child. The people Peter Parker cares about most are in danger, and someone won’t live to tell the tale!
“Save everyone; never insist on resting!”
Superman Earth One HC
By: J. Michael Straczynski, Shane Davis, Sandra Hope
Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world’s most popular super-hero.
Best-selling, Hugo Award-winning writer J. Michael Straczynski (BRAVE AND THE BOLD, THOR, BABYLON 5) and red-hot rising star artist Shane Davis (GREEN LANTERN, SUPERMAN/BATMAN) team up for this exciting launch of the EARTH ONE graphic novel series. Set in an all-new continuity re-imagining DC’s top heroes, EARTH ONE is a wave of original, standalone graphic novels produced by the top writers and artists in the industry. The groundbreaking new line rockets into effect right here with the super-hero who started it all — Superman!
What would happen if the origin of the Man of Tomorrow were introduced today for the very first time? Return to bucolic Smallville and experience the journey of Earth’s favorite adopted son as he grows from boy to Superman as you’ve never seen before!
Justice Society Of America #44
By: Marc Guggenheim, Scott Kolins, Shane Davis, Sandra Hope
With this all-new creative team comes all-new terror! The United States is attacked by a lone mysterious warrior who’s escaped from a super-secret government holding tank! The Justice Society races to Washington, D.C. to neutralize the threat and find themselves at the heart of a catastrophe that will redefine justice, the society AND America!
Don’t miss this stunning start to the run from Marc Guggenheim (Amazing Spider-Man, Wolverine) and Scott Kolins (FLASH, SOLOMON GRUNDY) as they take on the new adventures of the JSA!
Beasts of Burden/Hellboy
By: Mike Mignola, Evan Dorkin, Jill Thompson
he paranormal activity in the outwardly charming town of Burden Hill has gone from bad to worse, as seen in Dorkin and Thompson’s hardcover graphic novel Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites. Now the occult–investigating team of dogs (and one cat) need some serious help. Contact with the Wise Dog Society has broken off, leaving the team on its own, as a series of unexplained animal slayings have begun to occur. But magic can work in surprising ways, and help is brought to the team with the unexpected arrival of the World’s Greatest Paranormal Detective.
Evan Dorkin (Milk and Cheese, Bizarro World) and Jill Thompson (Scary Godmother, Magic Trixie) join forces with Mike Mignola (Hellboy, B.P.R.D., Witchfinder, Baltimore) in an amazing one–shot bringing their supernatural worlds together!
Mike Mignola’s Hellboy joins the animals’ of Burden Hill!