This week at your comic shop – 10/17/2012

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Monopoly Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Etd

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Marvel Now Point One #1

Marvel Now Point One #1
By: Various, Adi Granov
CLASSIFIED

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Justice League #13

Justice League #13
By: Geoff Johns, Tony S. Daniel
GEOFF JOHNS is joined by TONY DANIEL for a two-part chapter in the Justice League saga marching toward TRINITY WAR.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 will have the world debating its shocking conclusion – and where it will lead from here!

The League takes on a villain destined to be one of the greatest threats to the DC Universe in the year ahead – the mysterious Cheetah! But who is she? What is her connection to Wonder Woman? And how will this fundamentally change the relationships within the team?
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Spock On T-Shirt

Spock On T-Shirt
You may think you’ve reached the most logical conclusion for rockin’ wear, but once you get an eye-taste o’ this sucker, it’ll be time for a ‘colorful metaphor’. And then you’ll buy one.
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Elric The Balance Lost TPB Vol. 03

Elric The Balance Lost TPB Vol. 03
By: Chris Roberson, Francesco Biagini, Francesco Mattina
DON’T MISS THE STUNNING CONCLUSION TO ELRIC’S EPIC RETURN TO COMICS!

The Eternal Champions Elric, Hawkmoon, Corum, and Eric Beck have finally found the source of the unrest that’s gripping the Multiverse. But are they powerful enough to stop it?

New York Times best-seller Chris Roberson (iZOMBIE, STAN LEE’S STARBORN) and legendary fantasy author Michael Moorcock are bringing Elric back to comics in a series critics call ‘one of BOOM!’s best!’
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Uncanny X-Men #20

Uncanny X-Men #20
By: Kieron Gillen, Ron Garney
The fallout of AVX is here! We can’t tell you anything without spoiling AVX!
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Cthulhu Knitted Ski Mask

Cthulhu Knitted Ski Mask
Deep in the cold heart of the Antarctic wastelands, where the wind sometimes howls and nightfall can last for weeks, your chances of survival will slowly diminish like a fading ember in a long-dead fire. Yet, in this treacherous landscape, Cthulhu slumbers soundly despite the frigid temperatures. With Toy Vault’s Cthulhu Knitted Ski Mask, you too can abide the cold and stalk the snowy fields for your prey.
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Lovecraft Anthology TPB Vol. 02

Lovecraft Anthology TPB Vol. 02
By: H. P. Lovecraft, Jon J Muth
A graphic anthology of tales featuring collaborations between established writers and artists and debut contributors, The Lovecraft Anthology showcases Lovecraft’s talent for the macabre. From the insidious mutations of ‘The Shadow over Innsmouth’ to the mindbending threat of ‘The Call of Cthulhu,’ this collection explores themes of insanity, inherited guilt, and arcane ritual to startling effect.
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DC Universe Presents #13

DC Universe Presents #13
By: Marc Andreyko, Robson Rocha, Ryan Sook
The New 52 debut of not one, but TWO heroes – Black Lightening and Blue Devil! Fan-favorite writer Marc Andreyko kicks off our strangest team up yet with a stunning mystery!

Can these two VERY different heroes keep it together without killing each other long enough to unlock a new corner of the DC Universe?
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New Avengers #31

New Avengers #31
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos, Mike Deodato
END TIMES HAVE ARRIVED!

The final explosive arc for long-time Avengers writer Brian Michael Bendis. Now that the New Avengers have sacrificed all they had to fight the Phoenix, many are asking hard questions: Is it time for New Avengers to call it quits? Meanwhile, one of the New Avengers deadliest foes hatches his elaborate plot for revenge!
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Daredevil #19

Daredevil #19
By: Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, Paolo Rivera
The streets of New York run red with blood! Matt’s mind unravels as the Coyote creates chaos!
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Walking Dead Minimates Halloween 2012 Black & White 2-pack

Walking Dead Minimates Halloween 2012 Black & White 2-pack
A Diamond Select Release!

Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! The Walking Dead comic book has reached its landmark 100th issue, and Diamond Select Toys is celebrating with an exclusive black-and-white two-pack of Walking Dead Minimates! Winter-Coat Dale and a Female Zombie come colored in shades of gray, in honor of the long-running black-and-white series.

Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accesories.
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BILLY THE KID’S OLD TIMEY ODDITIES AND THE ORM OF LOCH NESS #1 (ERIC POWELL VARIANT COVER)

BILLY THE KID’S OLD TIMEY ODDITIES AND THE ORM OF LOCH NESS #1 (ERIC POWELL VARIANT COVER)
The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of a traveling spectacle of biological curiosities—or “freaks,” as Billy calls them. Billy and crew head to Loch Ness to rescue their lizard-skinned comrade from Count Dracula.

* From the Eisner Award-winning creator of The Goon!

* See the cast of Billy the Kid in this month’s issue of The Goon!

“At last, a lit-and-history riff to rival The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.” —Entertainment Weekly
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Batwoman #13

Batwoman #13
By: J. H. Williams
Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up to fight Medusa! Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up to fight Medusa! (We’re so excited we had to say it twice!)
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Amazing Spider-Man Adult Mask

Amazing Spider-Man Adult Mask
Create your own Spider-Man costume for Halloween with this adult-sized Spider-Man mask!
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Star Wars Death Star Bottle Opener

Star Wars Death Star Bottle Opener
A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! That’s no moon! That’s a fully armed and operational bottle opener! Cast in solid metal, this Death Star opener features all the detail of the famous Imperial battlestation from Star Wars, but at four inches in diameter it fits in the palm of your hand, and the small exhaust port opens bottles with ease. Plus, a magnet on the back allows it to hang ominously on your refrigerator! The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of applied force! Comes packaged in a collector’s case with a full-color wrap.
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Legion Of Super Heroes #13

Legion Of Super Heroes #13
By: Paul Levitz, Scott Kolins, Steve Lightle
The Legion take on space pirates!

Meanwhile, rumors concerning the Fatal Five start to spread.
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Beatles Collectors Edition Scrabble

Beatles Collectors Edition Scrabble
Fifty years ago four loveable lads from Liverpool began to reshape the world of music with the release of ‘Love Me Do.’ Now, they are doing the same to the English language with The Beatles Collector’s Edition Scrabble! This Beatles-themed Scrabble set comes with custom titles and a custom game board.
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Mighty Thor #21

Mighty Thor #21
By: Matt Fraction, Alan Davis
EVERYTHING BURNS FINALE!

The War against Surtur crushes Thor – literally! Hela and Loki make their move! Can the All-Mother save the Nine Realms?

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Peanuts Vol. 2 #3 (of 4)

Peanuts Vol. 2 #3 (of 4)
By: Charles M. Schulz, Vicki Scott
If you thought an empty supper dish was bad news, Snoopy, just you wait until the cat next door darkens your doorstep in ‘Food For Fraught’! Another round of PEANUTS adventures kicks off with Snoopy and continues with a How to Draw, classic Charles Schulz Sunday strips, and more!

With a special Peppermint Patty 1st appearance variant cover!
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Nightwing #13

Nightwing #13
By: Kyle Higgins, Eddy Barrows
Lady Shiva makes her New 52 debut!

Why has one of the world’s most deadly assassins returned to Gotham City?
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Famous Monsters Of Filmland #264

Famous Monsters Of Filmland #264
Time for a trip down Mockingbird Lane. With The Munster family set to hit TV sets again this fall, we’ll look back at the phenomenon that started it all. From the cars, collectibles, and characters to never-before-seen photos and exclusive articles, we’ll dig deep in to the history of horror’s First Family! Plus, the Academy restoration of Spiderbaby, the blurry line between horror films and reality, I Was A Teenage Werewolf, and more!
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Master Of Kung Fu Red Previews Exclusive T-Shirt

Master Of Kung Fu Red Previews Exclusive T-Shirt
Shang-Chi deals out justice with this flying fists on this red t-shirt that features the fan-favorite Marvel Comics character!
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Lost Art Of Ah Pook Here HC Images From The GN

Lost Art Of Ah Pook Here HC Images From The GN
By: Malcolm McNeill
The Lost Art Of Ah Pook gathers the visual elements from the legendary unfinished collaboration between William S. Burroughs and artist Malcolm McNeill. Begun in the early 1970’s, Ah Pook was to be a meditation on time, power, control and corruption that evoked the Mayan codices and specifically, the Mayan god of death, Ah Pook. Although the work was never completed, Malcolm McNeill created over a hundred paintings, illustrations and sketches for the book, and these are finally seeing the light of day in The Lost Art of Ah Pook. Even in a context divorced from the words (Burroughs’ text will not be included), they represent a stunning precursor to the graphic novel form to come. Also included is a historical essay chronicling the long history of Burroughs’ and McNeill’s work together.
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B.P.R.D.: 1948 #1 (MIKE MIGNOLA VARIANT COVER)

B.P.R.D.: 1948 #1 (MIKE MIGNOLA VARIANT COVER)
The Nazi occult bureau threatened to destroy the peace that followed the end of World War II. One year after the war, Professor Bruttenholm, guardian of the child Hellboy, enlisted a special task force to connect the dots between a series of massacres and a mad vampire nobleman. Now the B.P.R.D. launches an investigation of an atomic-fueled space-travel experiment that’s apparently unleashed horrific monsters in the Utah desert.

* Dark Horse Horror gets under your skin.

The end of the secret origins trilogy!

Praise for B.P.R.D.: 1947:

“It has aspects of pulp, horror (of course), and historical fiction. All while maintaining the same tone and mood. The continuity maintained over years now of stories is very impressive, and “1947” never wavers in that execution.” —Comic Book Resources
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The Lone Ranger Snake Of Iron #3

The Lone Ranger Snake Of Iron #3
By: Chuck Dixon, Esteve Polls, Dennis Calero
Tonto stands between a stranded trainload of innocents and a Kiowa war party bent on massacre. The Masked Man leads a cavalry unit through a blizzard to bring peace to the Nations with the help of the legendary Spirit Horse. Scout is alone in a hostile land! Blazing western suspense from action masters Chuck Dixon and Esteve Polls.
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Marvel Minimates Series 47 Assortment

Marvel Minimates Series 47 Assortment
A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! Mutants and humanity have had their differences, but they have a mutual enemy: the Brood! This interstellar race of parasites has preyed on men and X-Men alike, and this wave of Marvel Minimates includes three all-new comic-based two-packs: Rogue with Colossus, Longshot with Dazzler, and Wolverine with a Brood, plus a rare, one-per-case variant two-pack where Wolverine has been infected by a Brood egg! Each Minimate stands 2 inches tall with 14 points of articulation and a variety of removable and interchangeable parts and accessories. The figures in this assortment will only be available in comic shops and specialty stores, so don’t miss out!
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Young Justice #21

Young Justice #21
By: Greg Weisman, Christopher Jones, Min S. Ku
Aliens have arrived on Earth-16! ï Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted! ï Metropolis is in danger! ï Enter: BRAINIAC!
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Chew #29

Chew #29
By: John Layman, Rob Guillory
story JOHN LAYMAN art / cover ROB GUILLORY ‘SPACE CAKES,’ Part Four On the trail of the vampire!
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Hawkeye #3

Hawkeye #3
By: Matt Fraction, David Aja
What is the Vagabond Code?

Barton and Bishop mean Double the Hawkeye…and Double the trouble.

Fraction and Aja are back with a chase that will blow not only your mind, but several your ancestors’ minds as well. ____________________________________________________

Activity #9

Activity #9
By: Nathan Edmondson, Mitch Gerads
Disguised as a news crew, Team Omaha is in Somalia to help a British SAS team snatch and grab a British national from the Somali government – but even the best planned operations can end in a furious escape through the desert in the dead of night.

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Avenging Spider-Man TPB Friends Beat Up Your Friends

Avenging Spider-Man TPB Friends Beat Up Your Friends
By: Zeb Wells, Joe Madureira
He’s been Amazing, he’s been Spectacular, and he’s been Sensational. Now, Spider-Man is doing a little Avenging, and he’s brought a few of his pals along for the ride.

Ever the social animal, the wall-crawler has a proud tradition of fighting side-by-side with heroes from across the Marvel Universe. And now that he’s a card-carrying member of both the Avengers and the Fantastic Four, he can’t go far without swinging into a teammate or two.

Step forward the rascally Red Hulk, the hotheaded Hawkeye and the legendary Captain America as Spidey bonds with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!

Collecting AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #1-5.

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Dark Avengers #182

Dark Avengers #182
By: Jeff Parker, Neil Edwards, John Tyler Christopher
IT HAD TO HAPPEN – THE DARK AVENGERS V. THE THUNDERBOLTS!

But who can the Thunderbolts call on to knock down the Dark Avengers? THE ORIGINAL JUGGERNAUT, CAIN MARKO!

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