This week at your comic shop – 7/4/2012

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Doctor Who Seeds Of Death DVD


Doctor Who Seeds Of Death DVD
New to DVD! By the late 21st century, mankind has become totally dependent on the ‘T-Mat’ to transport people, food and medicines around the world. But when the system breaks down, the Earth is soon crippled by global shortages. Traveling to the relay station on the Moon, the Second Doctor (Patrick Troughton) and his companions discover the horrific truth: the Ice Warriors have hijacked T-Mat, and intend to claim the planet for themselves. Can the Doctor defeat the Martians before Earth is smothered in deadly fungus, and the human race is condemned to extinction? Digitally remastered, this adventure featuring Patrick Troughton as the Second incarnation of The Doctor, includes Special Edition features such as audio commentaries, biographies, deleted scenes, production featurette & notes, and more!

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Batman Earth One HC


Batman Earth One HC
From Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, the acclaimed team behind Superman: Secret Origin and the Shazam! stories in Justice League!

In the tradition of Superman: Earth One, this spectacular original graphic novel gives new insight into Bruce Wayne’s transformation into Batman and his first year as The Dark Knight.

In this all new take on the Batman mythos, Bruce Wayne is on the hunt for his parents’ killer. His target? The Mayor of Gotham City! Plus, who is Alfred Pennyworth, and why is he so determined to put an end to the Batman?

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Peanuts TPB Vol. 01


Peanuts TPB Vol. 01
By: Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott
Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang’s return to comic books is all here in one heart-warming volume. Collecting the first four issues, this trade brings you the perfect balance, with brand-new adventures and classic Sunday strips from Schulz himself. This is one book that will delight old and young fans alike, from the most devoted fans to readers picking up their first comic book.
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Freaks of the Heartland


Freaks of the Heartland
Trevor’s monstrous little brother lives in the barn behind the house. The boy’s only six years old, but he towers over his older brother, and possesses incredible strength. For years, Trevor has looked after his baby brother, keeping him from the light, but now that’s all about to change. His family’s secret is about to be revealed, uncovering the horrible truth of the small midwestern town the boys have grown up in. Collected in a deluxe hardcover edition and sized at a generous 9″ x 12″, Freaks of the Heartland has now been redesigned to perfectly display Ruth’s stunning artwork.
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Animal Man #11


Animal Man #11
By: Jeff Lemire, Steve Pugh
The stunning conclusion of ‘Extinction Is Forever’! Big things are in store for the next chapter in the Animal Man saga – and they start here!
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Web Spinning Heroics SC


Web Spinning Heroics SC
This volume collects a wide-ranging sample of fresh analyses of Spider-Man. It traverses boundaries of medium, genre, epistemology, and discipline in essays both insightful and passionate that move forward the study of one of the world’s most beloved characters. The editors have crafted the book for fans, creators, and academics alike. Foreword by Tom DeFalco, with poetry and an afterword by Gary Jackson.
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Uncanny X-Men #15


Uncanny X-Men #15
By: Kieron Gillen, Dustin Weaver, Adam Kubert
AVX TIE-INS! o We can’t say much or we spoil the event of the summer! o The X-Men move against the forces of SINISTER!
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Batman & Robin HC Vol. 01 Born To Kill


Batman & Robin HC Vol. 01 Born To Kill
By: Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
The hit DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series is collected for the first time!

Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together!

As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil.

This title collects
Batman and Robin #1-8

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Doctor Who Resurrection Of The Daleks DVD


Doctor Who Resurrection Of The Daleks DVD
New to DVD! The TARDIS is dragged down a time corridor, forcing the Doctor (Peter Davison), Tegan and Turlough to materialize in a disused part of London in 1984. The corridor links Earth with a battle cruiser in the future that contains the Doctor’s oldest enemy – the Daleks! Having lost the war with the Movelians, only one person can now help the evil race. With shocking consequences for the Doctor, it is time for the Daleks to resurrect their creator, Davros! Digitally remastered, this adventure featuring Peter Davison as the Fifth incarnation of The Doctor, includes Special Edition features such as audio commentaries, deleted scenes, production featurette & notes, and more!

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Before Watchmen Ozymandias #1 (of 6)


Before Watchmen Ozymandias #1 (of 6)
By: Len Wein, Jae Lee
‘I have goals to achieve. Dreams to make come true.’ Plus, a new CRIMSON CORSAIR backup feature from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
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Dcu Superman vs. The Elite Bd + DVD


Dcu Superman vs. The Elite Bd + DVD
The Elite, a team of super-powered antiheroes, is renowned for simply killing their enemies. Despite the acclaim and approval the Elite enjoy, Superman knows they are in the wrong, creating more harm than good by their methods. Tensions between them finally culminate in a mass showdown on Jupiter’s moons, when Superman is forced to prove that violence is never a positive in this adpatation of the 2001 Action Comics (#775) story, ‘What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?’, written by Joe Kelly and illustrated by Doug Mahnke, Lee Bermejo and Tom Nguyen!
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Hulk #55


Hulk #55
By: Jeff Parker, Carlo Pagulayan
The hands of the doomsday clock race towards MAYAN RULE!!! o Former Avengers arrive to help stop the end of the world as more Mayan gods return. o Rick ‘A-Bomb’ Jones falls in battle!
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Earth 2 #3


Earth 2 #3
By: James Robinson, Nicola Scott, Ivan Reis
Don’t miss the debut of GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT!
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Punisher #13


Punisher #13
By: Greg Rucka, Mirko Colak, Bryan Hitch
Fight or Flight continues! o A friend switches sides. o Cole becomes the hunted!
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Detective Comics #11


Detective Comics #11
By: Tony S. Daniel, Szymon Kudranski
The connection between HYPNOTIC and the attacks on Wayne Enterprises is revealed! Plus, the latest chapter in the TWO-FACE backup story.

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Age Of Apocalypse #5


Age Of Apocalypse #5
By: David Lapham, Roberto De La Torre, Mike McKone
Jean Grey goes on her first mission with the X-Terminated. Will she survive it? o Meet the Quentin Quire of the AGE OF APOCALYPSE for the first time and find out why so many fear him!

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Batmobile Complete History HC


Batmobile Complete History HC
Here for the first time is the complete history of the sleek, sophisticated, incomparable Batmobile. From its humble beginnings in the pages of Detective Comics, to its reimaginings every decade in the pages of DC Comics, to its unforgettable appearances on the big screen, this book explores each incarnation of the Batmobile in incredible detail and scope. With stunning gatefolds and detailed specs, blueprints, and historical comparisons, Batmobile: The Complete History is an informational and visual delight for auto and Batman fans alike.
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Amazing Spider-Man #689


Amazing Spider-Man #689
By: Dan Slott, Stefano Caselli
Spider-Man, Peter Parker, Curt Connors, and the Lizard. The stars of this summer’s big blockbuster movie are right here! ï Morbius the Living Vampire is on the loose and no one at Horizon Labs is safe-including a recently cured Curt Connors. But if Curt Connors is cured, who or what is that new Lizard creature? It’s definitely someone Spider-Man knows.
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Batman Brave And The Bold DVD Sea 03


Batman Brave And The Bold DVD Season 03
Join the Caped Crusader and a wealth of DC Comics’ finest as they team up to battle injustice in the third and final season of the cutting-edge animated series! Evil never sleeps in these diabolical schemes plotted by the world’s most infamous criminals, including The Joker, Lex Luthor, Equinox, and Ra’s al Ghul! Fortunately, Batman and his many allies – including Superman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, and Wonder Woman – are always up for the challenge! Circle this globe and others, and even travel through time, in this 12 action-paced, fun-filled episodes!
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Showcase Presents Showcase TPB Vol. 01


Showcase Presents Showcase TPB Vol. 01
DC’s legendary try-out title is reprinted from the start for the first time! o Includes the debuts of the Silver Age FLASH, THE CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN and ADAM STRANGE! o Collects SHOWCASE #1-21!
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Doctor Who Classics Series 4 #6 (of 6)


Doctor Who Classics Series 4 #6 (of 6)
By: Jamie Delano, John Ridgway
IDW’s newly recolored reprints of classic Doctor Who tales from years past, this time featuring the SIXTH DOCTOR, concludes! The Doctor, Peri, and Frobisher deliver a present to a jazzy birthday bash, only to unleash a self-replicating robot that threatens the planet in ‘The Gift.’
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Best Of Batman DVD


Best Of Batman DVD
It’s the ultimate in villain-thwarted, Gotham City-saving superhero action as the Dark Knight stars in 13 all-time fan favorite Batman animated episodes! Together for the first time on DVD, these are the very best episodes chosen from multiple animated series. In ‘Bane,’ Batman faces the double threat of chemically-enhanced uber-assassin Bane and crime boss Rupert Thorne. Then, ‘Avatar’ finds the Dark Knight battling an ancient Egyptian sorceress unleashed by the fiendish Ra’s al Ghul. In ‘Mad Love’ bad girl Harley Quinn falls for the Joker, with complications for the Caped Crusader that are definitely no joke. And that’s just the start for this action-packed must-have collection featuring the best of the Bat!
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Star Trek Legion Of Super-heroes HC


Star Trek Legion Of Super-heroes HC
Chris Roberson (w) o Jeffrey Moy (a) o Phil Jimenez (c) IDW Publishing and DC Comics are proud to present the greatest tale of the 23rd century! Or is that the 31st century? The crew of the Starship: Enterprise and the Legion of Super-Heroes come face to face as they deal with a changed history and timeline that neither knows the cause of. Traveling to the past and the future to find answers both teams must work together to set things right.
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