This week at your comic shop – 3/6/13

For the complete list of this week’s comics, click here.

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(note: all information including ad copy is from the publisher)
If you can’t make it to the shop, just click on any of the images below to be taken to an online retailer. I don’t get any referrals for these sales, I’m just doing my bit to spread the word on some neat products.

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Watchmen Toaster

Watchmen Toaster
This is the 1st in a line of collector toasters from Dynamic Forces! The Watchmen toaster will brand an iconic image of Rorshach’s trademark face mask onto slices of bread to make a fun impression on your breakfast, lunch or midnight snack! The extra-wide slots allow you to not only toast bread, but also bagels and more. UL tested and approved, it includes illuminated function buttons for cancel, reheat and frozen. The toaster design is a beautiful glossy black finish featuring the logo from the Warner Brothers motion picture. For those looking for full authenticity, make sure to serve your toast with beans, cold from the can!
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Age Of Ultron #1 (of 10) (Ultron Variant Cover Edition)

Age Of Ultron #1 (of 10) (Ultron Variant Cover Edition)
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Bryan Hitch
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth — that day has arrived.

This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and comics legend Bryan Hitch.

This variant cover edition comes bagged and boarded.
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Doctor Who 4th Doctor Scarf Over Knee Wmns Socks

Doctor Who 4th Doctor Scarf Over Knee Wmns Socks
Be the coolest Whovian on your block with these Doctor Who socks!
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Green Arrow #18

Green Arrow #18
By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Oliver Queen has lost everything: His company, his money, his friends and most of his arrows. It’s all because of one man: Komodo, who has come to tear Ollie’s life to shreds!

From the ashes, Ollie must uncover the secrets of his father’s past — secrets of the island and Ollie’s own uncanny ability with the bow.
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Sf&f Modeller Presents 21st Century Modeller #2

Sf&f Modeller Presents 21st Century Modeller #2
Volume Two of 21st-Century Modeller explodes onto the scene with 128 all-color pages of action-packed sci-fi modelling projects based on many of the more unusual ‘guest craft’ featured in the legendary puppet and live-action series of Gerry Anderson. Cool, retro styling offers an exclusive line-up of features, plus hundreds of jaw-dropping photographs, including: Space: 1999 Eagle and launch pad diorama.
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Steve Ditko Monsters HC Vol. 01 Gorgo

Steve Ditko Monsters HC Vol. 01 Gorgo
The genius artist Steve Ditko is a towering monster of awesomeness and so is the character he chronicled, GORGO! If you love Godzilla-and who doesn’t-you’ll love Gorgo who ravages London, New York City, and HOLLYWOOD! Gorgo goes head to head with the British Navy, atomic bombs, Communists, and aliens from the planet Corpus III! This is the complete Ditko Gorgo, 200 pages of comics, including 6 pulse-pounding covers all drawn during the height of Ditko’s prowess concurrent with his Spider-man and Dr. Strange creative explosions. Scripts are by the fan favorite writer Joe Gill. Introduction by Eisner award winner Craig Yoe with fascinating insight into the comics and the monster movie that inspired them. Every page is lovingly restored and the book is a large format 224-page hardcover to showcase the monstrous Ditko art.
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Glenn Fabry Sketchbook SC

Glenn Fabry Sketchbook SC
Iconic artist Glenn Fabry’s first ever sketchbook features over 100 paintings, figure drawings and sketches. High quality images including Preacher, Constantine, Spider-Man, Judge Dredd and many more. This sketchbook is also available as a remarked and signed version, limited to 100 copies, featuring exclusive hand drawn sketches by Glenn Fabry of some of his most beloved characters.
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Age Of Apocalypse #13

Age Of Apocalypse #13
By: David Lapham, Roberto De La Torre, Greg Land
PROLOGUE TO X-TERMINATION!

AOA Nightcrawler has betrayed UNCANNY X-FORCE, what next?

All the threads laid since #1 converge!

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Animal Man #18

Animal Man #18
By: Jeff Lemire, Steve Pugh, Jae Lee
‘ROTWORLD’ epilogue!

The horrible tragedy of ROTWORLD weighs heavily on the Baker family.

Nothing will be the same for Animal Man after this issue!
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Dark Shadows #14

Dark Shadows #14
By: Mike Raicht, Guiu Vilanova, Francesco Francavilla
The future of Collinwood has been glimpsed. Barnabas and his clan are headed towards dark days. What are those who endured it willing to sacrifice to make sure it never happens? Is it too late for some, or is there one last drastic measure one member of the clan can make to make the future unknown again?
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Star Trek Next Generation On Board USS Enterprise 3d Tour HC W CD Rom

Star Trek Next Generation On Board USS Enterprise 3d Tour HC W CD Rom
This amazing book delights Star Trek fans with a spectacular double-page spread detailing the history of the starship Enterprise in words and vivid illustrations, spreads and gatefolds with 3D features illustrating the Enterprise from all angles, including a side-on cutaway image showing the craft’s interior, views of the ship’s bridge, showing the captain’s chair, main consoles, and the functions that the consoles control, artifacts, floor plans, photos from the TV show, and much more. Enclosed with the book is a fabulous CD-ROM that gives viewers a detailed tour of the Enterprise.
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Planet of the Apes Cataclysm #7

Planet of the Apes Cataclysm #7
By: Corinna Bechko, Damian Couceiro, Gabriel Hardman
Deep in the caves near the Forbidden Zone, Milo, Vitus, and Cornelius find themselves cut off from the rest of their party, and face the grim task of fending for themselves with no help or hope of rescue!
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Detective Comics #18

Detective Comics #18
By: John Layman, Jason Fabok
Batman vs. The Penguin!

The stakes are high, and even if Batman wins he loses!

Plus, in the backup feature, it’s the origin of Ignatius Ogilvy, the new criminal kingpin of Gotham City.
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Avengers #7

Avengers #7
By: Jonathan Hickman, Dustin Weaver
‘WORLD BREAKER’

The Avengers must scramble to deal with the threat of another Universal SYSTEM.

The New Adam is transformed, and his true self revealed.

And the most dangerous hero on Earth is created.
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Green Lantern #18

Green Lantern #18
By: Geoff Johns, Doug Mahnke, Gary Frank
The epic, universe-shattering ‘WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN’ continues!

Don’t miss the shocking fates of Hal Jordan and Sinestro!

And the First Lantern continues his cosmic life experiments, but with a great cost to the Corps.
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Cable And X-Force #5

Cable And X-Force #5
By: Dennis Hopeless, Salvador Larroca
X-FORCE is officially on the run.

Cable must face his daughter Hope, the savior of AVX.

The Uncanny Avengers are hot on their trail!
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Wasp Action Statue

Wasp Action Statue
A central character of Marvel’s Avengers team, The Wasp has the ability to change her physical size and can shoot out bioelectrical bursts from her hands.

Sculpted by Jason Smith, this 12″ tall statue shows Janet Van Dyne in a dynamic action pose in her classic costume!
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Sleeper Omnibus HC

Sleeper Omnibus HC
By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
SLEEPER tells the story of agent Holden Carver, a reluctant double agent without hope of rescue. Tao, the criminal mastermind whose organization Carver has infiltrated, had Carver’s only lifeline, spymaster John Lynch, shot, leaving him in a coma. Tao’s cut off every means of escape, and he’s persuaded Carver to join him…for real this time.
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Swamp Thing #18

Swamp Thing #18
By: Scott Snyder, Yanick Paquette
Don’t miss the heartbreaking epilogue to ‘ROTWORLD.’

Swamp Thing makes the ultimate sacriface in an attempt save the world from the Rot!

This issue marks the end of life as Swamp Thing knows it!

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All New X-Men #8

All New X-Men #8
By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez, Stuart Immonen
Guest-starring the Avengers!

How will the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes react to the time-swept X-Men?
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Iron Man #7

Iron Man #7
By: Kieron Gillen, Greg Land
THE GODKILLER ARC CONTINUES

THE SHI’ARD – race of aliens related to the Shi’ar – accuse Tony Stark of killing their god.

That god was the Phoenix!

Can Tony trust the ancient alien machine that has offered to help him?
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Winter Soldier #16

Winter Soldier #16
By: Jason Latour, Nic Klein, Declan Shalvey
Writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) begin the second chapter of The Winter Soldier’s newest deadly mission.

With only the enigmatic Robards at his side, Bucky wades into his dark past, visiting a treacherous school for young assassins. . . The Orphanage.

And just who is The Electric Ghost?
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