This week at your comic shop – 10/24/12

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Frank Hampson Tomorrow Revisited Celebration Life & Art HC

Frank Hampson Tomorrow Revisited Celebration Life & Art HC
Tomorrow Revisited is a wholly rewritten and updated version of The Man Who Drew Tomorrow by Alastair Crompton.

The book is crammed with superb examples of Frank Hampson’s best work, printed in full color from original art boards, so you can see all the amazing detail and painstaking backgrounds Hampson was so good at creating. When he had completed The Road of Courage, Hampson went on to create seven other strip cartoon characters, intended for Eagle.

Now these amazing strips are printed for the first time, together with backgrounds and some of the intended story-lines.
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Dark Knight Rises Grand Heritage Batman Costume

Dark Knight Rises Grand Heritage Batman Costume
Instill terror in the criminal element this Halloween with this impressive costume of Batman based on this summer’s hit film, The Dark Knight Rises!

Available in Small (36″ chest, 28″ waist), Medium (42″ chest, 34″ waist), and Large (46″ chest, 40″ waist).
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Doctor Who Tardis Adult Analogue Watch

Doctor Who Tardis Adult Analogue Watch
Imported from the UK! Keep time with these Doctor Who watches! The Doctor Analogue Watch is embellished with Gallifreyan markings, while the TARDIS Analogue Watch features a white dial with the wording from the sign on the TARDIS door. The Doctor Who Projection Watch projects up to 10 different images from the series, while the Doctor Who Magnifying Compass Watch comes with a working compass and swiveling magnifying glass.
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Shadow #6

Shadow #6
By: Garth Ennis, Aaron Campbell, Alex Ross
All hell breaks loose in the kingdom of Buffalo Wong, as the Shadow faces an army and Pat Finnegan learns the facts of life in the worst possible way. Far too late to do any good, Margo Lane finds out her master’s true intentions, as the evil Taro Kondo gets clean away… or does he? Only the Shadow knows for sure, in the final part of The Fire Of Creation.
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Showcase Presents The Flash TPB Vol. 04

Showcase Presents The Flash TPB Vol. 04
By: Carmine Infantino
The Flash faces Heatwave, Gorilla Grodd and Captain Cold, and meets Green Lantern, Superman and the Golden Age Flash!

This title collects
THE FLASH #162-184

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Alter Ego #113

Alter Ego #113
Alter Ego documents Marv Wolfman’s first decade in comics – talking to Richard Arndt about his work on Tomb of Dracula, Teen Titans, Captain Marvel, John Carter, Daredevil, Nova, Batman, etc.-behind a wonderful Gene Colan cover depicting Marv!

Plus: Al Feldstein interviewed by Jim Amash about his pre-EC Comics work, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America), Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster’s Comic Crypt, Bill Schelly, and more!
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Thargs Creepy Chronicles GN

Thargs Creepy Chronicles GN
From the deepest, darkest recesses of the Nerve Centre vaults, the eerie alien editor of 2000 AD known as the Mighty Tharg presents some of the creepiest, kookiest tales to terrify this Halloween.
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EC Wally Wood Came The Dawn And Other Stories HC

EC Wally Wood Came The Dawn And Other Stories HC
From the legendary Wally Wood, Fantagraphics proudly presents one of two premiere releases in our highly-anticipated new EC reprint line. Ranging from supernatural shockers from the Tales from the Crypt and The Haunt of Fear to pointedly contemporary crime thrillers from Crime SuspenStories, these compelling and superbly crafted classics will be accompanied by extensive essays and notes on these historic stories by EC experts.
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Talon #1

Talon #1
By: Scott Snyder, Guillem March
A new series spinning out of ‘Night of the Owls’!

After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from ‘Night of the Owls’!

Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he’s been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

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Star Wars Old Republic Encyclopedia HC

Star Wars Old Republic Encyclopedia HC
Since its release, the massively multiplayer online role playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic has captivated gamers and Star Wars fans alike. Now comes the ultimate in-depth guide to the turbulent and fascinating world featured in the game – The Old Republic. Created in full collaboration with LucasArts, this in-depth companion covers the spectrum of characters, weapons, vehicles, events, and planets of Star Wars: The Old Republic.
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Captain America #19

Captain America #19
By: Ed Brubaker, Scot Eaton, Steve Epting
END OF AN ERA!

Steve Epting returns for the grand finale of Ed Brubaker’s EPIC RUN on Captain America, and the end of an era!
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Superman #13

Superman #13
By: Scott Lobdell, Kenneth Rocafort
It’s a deathrap for Superman as he matches wits with his greatest enemy for the final time as The Man of Steel loses it!

Plus: The death of…?!
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FF #23

FF #23
By: Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta, Ryan Stegman
FINAL ISSUE!

Jonathan Hickman wraps up his tenure as Old Franklin teaches Young Franklin ‘How To Be A God!’

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Star Trek The Next Generation Doctor Who Assimilation #6

Star Trek The Next Generation Doctor Who Assimilation #6
By: David Tipton, J. K. Woodward
The two greatest science-fiction properties of all time cross over for the first time in history, in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/DOCTOR WHO: ASSIMILATION2!

An unexpected alliance is formed, providing a glimmer of hope in surviving the CyberBorg onslaught!
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Legion Secret Origin TPB

Legion Secret Origin TPB
By: Paul Levitz, Chris Batista, Tom Feister
In this title collecting the 2011 miniseries, learn why the United Planets was formed, who tried to kill R.J. Brande the first time, what great power could leave entire planets desolate and lifeless, and more! ï Collecting the six-issue miniseries.
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A-Babies vs. X-Babies #1 (Eliopoulos Variant Cover Edition)

By: Skottie Young, Gurihiru, Chris Eliopoulos
It’s coming–and it’s bringing babies with it! Who will live? Who will die? Who will get diaper rash? Find out as the X-Babies face the A-Babies in the tie-in to end all tie-ins!
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Doctor Who Dalek Project GN

Doctor Who Dalek Project GN
At the height of the Great War, Hellcombe Hall is a house full of mystery: locked doors, forbidden rooms, dustsheets covering guilty secrets, and ghostly noises frightening the servants. Most mysterious of all, the drawing room seems to open directly onto a muddy corpse-filled trench on the Western Front. Arriving at this stately home, the Doctor meets Lord Hellcombe, an armaments manufacturer who has a new secret weapon he believes will win the war: the ‘Dalek.’ Soon, the Doctor and his new friends are in a race against time to prevent the entire Western Front from becoming part of the Dalek Project!
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Invincible Iron Man #527

Invincible Iron Man #527
By: Matt Fraction, Salvador Larroca
END OF AN ERA!

Who lives? Who dies? Who wins? Who loses?

More importantly: what’s next for Tony Stark and Iron Man?

You won’t believe it until you read it!
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Art Of Judge Dredd 35 Years Zarjaz Cvrs HC

Art Of Judge Dredd 35 Years Zarjaz Cvrs HC
For over 35 years, 2000 AD has dominated the British comics’ industry, delivering stories and characters which have etched their way into the cultural psyche.

This book celebrates 2000 AD and Judge Dredd’s joint 35th-anniversary with a compilation of the most stunning and innovative Judge Dredd-related covers, illustrated by some of the greatest talents in the industry.
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Secret Avengers #33

Secret Avengers #33
By: Rick Remender, Andy Kuhn, Arthur Adams
THE RISE OF THE DESCENDANTS part 1. THE RISE OF THE DESCENDANTS BEGINS HERE! The event that will devastate the lives of the Secret Avengers!

Descendants siege on Avengers Lighthouse station! Father launches his invasion. Can the Marvel Universe survive the plague of contagious robotic evolution? terrible new Avenger’s foe is born: Beware the bite of The Black Ant!
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Batman Black & White Statue Batman By Kelley Jones V2

Batman Black & White Statue Batman By Kelley Jones V2
DESIGNED BY KELLEY JONES SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE Featuring Kelley Jones’ signature take on the Batman, this moody reissued statue embodies the complexity of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego.

Perfectly complimented by the monochromatic tones synonymous with the ‘Batman: Black and White.’

Statue measures 7.75″ high x 4.75″ wide x 3″ deep.
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Ghost Rider Death Rider Red T-Shirt

Ghost Rider Death Rider Red T-Shirt
Ghost Rider rides the death plains on this stunning red t-shirt!
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Justice League Dark #13

Justice League Dark #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Mikel Janin, Ryan Sook
House of Mystery vs. House of Secrets!

The team is so badly defeated that even Constantine is out of tricks. Uh-oh!

To be concluded in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1.
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Lego Star Wars The Malevolence (9515)

Lego Star Wars The Malevolence (9515)
The Malevolence is Genereral Grieveous’ flagship and one of the Separatist military’s most feared weapons. Unbeknownst to Grievous and his crew, Anakin and Padme have entered the giant craft in an attempt to rid the galaxy of this deadly curse. The Malevolence features a cargo bay with transport train, detailed interior with removable-opening sections for easy access and twin flick-fire missile launchers.

Includes Anakin Skywalker, Padme Amidala, General Grievous, Count Dooku , Battle Droid Commander, and Battle Droid MiniFigures
Features a cargo bay with transport train, detailed interior with removable-opening sections for easy access and twin flick-fire missile launchers.
Contains 1092 pieces.

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Batman Incorporated #4

Batman Incorporated #4
By: Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham
BATMAN and TALIA AL GHUL continue their fight for control of their son DAMIAN – better known as ROBIN! WINGMAN and REDBIRD descent upon GOTHAM CITY! Who are these heroes, and what is their relationship to THE DARK KNIGHT
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Incredible Hulk #15

Incredible Hulk #15
By: Jason Aaron, Jefte Palo, Ron Garney
FINAL ISSUE!

HULK: UNITED concludes!!!

HULK VS. DOOM-BOTS!!! EEEE-NUFFZZAID-00011001010BOOM!
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The Shaolin Cowboy Adventure Magazine TPB

The Shaolin Cowboy Adventure Magazine TPB
By: Andrew Vachss, Mike Black, Geof Darrow, Gary Gianni, Scott Gustafson
Best selling author Andrew Vachss teams with award-wining artist Geof Darrow to revive the spirit and format of the pulp novels of the 30s and 40s. The Shaolin Cowboy Adventure Magazine is the first new hero-pulp to be printed in decades and combines hard-hitting prose with illustrated mayhem. The Shaolin Cowboy: The Way of ‘No Way!’ is a kung fu gripping tale of high adventure and relentless bloodshed. The Shaolin Cowboy and his trusty mule battle overwhelming odds and inclement weather against enemies thirsting for revenge and retribution in the battle royal to end all battle royals.

* Best selling crime-fiction author Andrew Vachss!

* Geof Darrow co-creator of Doc Frankenstein, Hard Boiled, and The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot

* Decorated police officer turned author Mike Black! Prince Valiant artist Gary Gianni!

* And an amazing cover by award winning Scott Gustafson!
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Munsters Koach Minimate Vehicle

Munsters Koach Minimate Vehicle
A Diamond Select Release!

Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum!Everybody’s been talking about the Munsters lately, from DST’s popular 7-inch figures to the long-gestating TV remake. Well, now the Munsters are going Mini! Series 4 of Minimates Vehicles is entirely dedicated to the first-ever Munsters Minimates vehicle, the Munsters Koach! It comes in an exclusive black-and-white color scheme, with a figure of Herman Munster in his racing outfit. The Koach can accommodate multiple 2.5-inch Minimate figures, and is packed on a blister card.

Case contains 4 vehicles.
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Flash #13

Flash #13
By: Francis Manapul
‘THE SIEGE OF CENTRAL CITY’ starts here!

Gorilla Grodd’s army attacks Central City, and The Flash is forced to team up with the Rogues!?
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Lego Monster Fighters The Ghost Train (9467)

Lego Monster Fighters The Ghost Train (9467)
Will the monsters collect all the moonstones and open a portal to the monster world and unleash doom on Earth? You decide!

The Ghost Train is getting away and must be stopped! Help our heroes Frank Rock and Ann Lee catch it in their acrobatic airplane, suck up the ghosts with the vacuum weapon and grab the moonstone! But these ghosts won’t go without a fight and want nothing more than to trap the heroes in the Ghost Train prison!

Includes 5 minifigures: Frank Rock, Ann Lee, and 3 ghosts
Airplane has 4 flick fire missles
Wings on middle two train cars flap up and down when train is pushed
740 pieces
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Green Lantern Revenge Symbol T-Shirt

Green Lantern Revenge Symbol T-Shirt
With Halloween coming up at the end-of-the-month, make the Lantern part of your party attire. Check out the new Green Lantern: Revenge Symbol T-Shirt imprinted on a black 100% cotton shirt.
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