This week at your comic shop – 3/27/13

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Guardians of the Galaxy #1

Guardians of the Galaxy #1
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Steve McNiven
There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! No one!! Why has Earth become the most important planet in the Galaxy? That’s what the Guardians of the Galaxy are going to find out!! Join the brightest stars in the Marvel universe: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and–wait for it–Iron-Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW! These galactic Avengers are going to discover secrets that will rattle Marvel readers for years to come! Why wait for the movie? It all starts here!
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Time Warp #1

Time Warp #1
By: Dan Abnett, Mark Buckingham, Eduardo Risso
Let’s do the time warp again!It’s time for another fantastic Vertigo anthology filled with spectacular sci-fi stories. Robots, deep space and lots of time travel twists by a bevy of comic greats and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow.

Damon Lindelof and Jeff Lemire bring us a blast from DC’s past, plus another installment of the ‘Dead Boy Detectives’ from Toby Litt, Buckingham and Victor Santos, Matt Kindt presents a stirring story of man vs. machine-and so much more!

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Wolverine and the X-Men #27

Wolverine and the X-Men #27
By: Jason Aaron, Ramon K. Perez
Jason Aaron and Eisner-Award winning best artist Ramón Pérez continue the arc that readers will remember for years to come.

Dog Logan is back and Wolverine is in for a world of hurt.

The students are on their own in the Savage Land with no supervision. Uh-oh.

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Star Wars Kenner Rocket-firing Boba Fett 12-in Action Figure

Star Wars Kenner Rocket-firing Boba Fett 12-in Action Figure
A Gentle Giant Release!

Gentle Giant is proud to present their take on one of the most legendary toys in action figure history – the Rocket Firing Boba Fett. Never released due to safety concerns, the few figures that found their way out of Kenner’s factories are some of the most sought-after Star Wars collectibles in the world. Digitally scanned from an authentic 3 3/4″ Kenner prototype and reproduced to a substantial 12″ tall, no detail has been overlooked.

Injection molded and made of durable plastics, this jumbo figure comes fully articulated and includes real rocket-firing action! That’s not all, this classic Kenner creation comes packaged on a 1980 Empire Strikes Back-inspired blister card, featuring original artwork, in a resealable plastic outer clamshell to help protect and display!
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Star Trek Mr Spock 1/4 Scale Statue

Star Trek Mr Spock 1/4 Scale Statue
Hollywood Collectibles presents Mr. Spock, the science officer of the starship Enterprise, recreated in a fantastic 1/4-scale. With an authentic likeness of Leonard Nimoy in character as Mr. Spock, this statue is a must-have for any Star Trek fan! Spock is ready for action with his Phaser in hand, trusty tricorder, and transporter-themed base. Standing approximately 19″ tall and a companion piece to the previously released Captain Kirk statue, this incredible piece of art is constructed from heavyweight polystone and then hand-painted to the finest detail.

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Doctor Who Sands Of Life Audio CD

Doctor Who Sands Of Life Audio CD
Starring Tom Baker as the fourth Doctor and Mary Tamm as Romana.

Sheridan Moorkirk has just been elected president of Earth, but the harsh realities of who really runs the planet are just beginning to dawn on her. And what’s more, she’s starting to hear voices.

Meanwhile, the Doctor and Romana encounter a mass of aliens heading to Earth, aliens who have already made the mistake of upsetting the infamous Cuthbert, all-powerful CEO of The Conglomerate, by destroying one of his space platforms.

Will the Doctor and Romana be able to avert inter-species war that will destroy all life on Earth?
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Green Arrow Symbol Zip Hoodie

Green Arrow Symbol Zip Hoodie
The Emerald Archer has finally made the big-time!! Following his successful new TV show he now gets his own line of apparel. We start with the Green Arrow Full-Zip Hoodie that features not only the Arrow symbol imprinted on the front left, but comes complete with fully-loaded quiver on back of a Deep Forest garment. Very cool and very fun. We follow that with the Green Arrow: Face and Year One shirt designs. Each features GA-inspired designs imprinted in color on Deep Forest and Black shirts respectively. Green Arrow has arrived! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.
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Peanuts Vol. 2 #7

Peanuts Vol. 2 #7

By: Charles M. Schulz
Rock and Bowl!

The Peanuts gang is headed to the bowling alley, and no one wants to win that coveted tournament trophy like Charlie Brown! If you’re looking for laughs, this issue is a full strike!

Ask your retailer about the Franklin 1st appearance variant cover!
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Cinefex #133

Cinefex #133
Director Sam Mendes has James Bond hunting a sinister cyber-terrorist through Istanbul, Shanghai, Macau, London, and the Scottish highlands in Skyfall. Special effects supervisor Chris Corbould collaborated with visual effects supervisor Steven Begg to energize the film with a brawny blend of practical, miniature and digital effects.

Plus coverage of Jack the Giant Slayer, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Carrie, and Les Misérables.
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T-shirt: Baltimore Men’s

T-shirt: Baltimore Men’s
By popular demand we have made a T-shirt based on Baltimore, the thrilling comic book series by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.

This chestnut brown men’s T-shirt features the main character, Lord Henry Baltimore, a World War I soldier determined to wipe out the vampires flooding postwar Europe.
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Uncanny X-Force #3

Uncanny X-Force #3
By: Sam Humphries, Ron Garney, Kris Anka
This is it! Bishop vs. UNCANNY X-FORCE!

Bishop has amazing new powers that help him take down X-Force. But how did Bishop get the new power?

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Talon #6

Talon #6
By: Scott Snyder, Guillem March
Batman uncovers more clues about Calvin’s mission in Gotham City. . . but will he stop The Talon or support him?

Secrets are revealed about Sebastian Clark that could endanger the lives of everyone Calvin cares about!
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Mister X: Hard Candy

Mister X: Hard Candy
By: Dean Motter
Someone has abducted the sole heir to the pharmaceutical company that transformed the City of Dreams into the City of Nightmares. Mister X is hired to find her . . . alive. His payment-all the brain candy he could ever need. Will he trade his principles for this tasty payout, or stay on the path to saving Radiant City?!

* From visionary artist and designer Dean Motter!

* A great introduction to the classic series!
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Green Arrow Year One T-Shirt

Green Arrow Year One T-Shirt
The Emerald Archer has finally made the big-time!! Following his successful new TV show he now gets his own line of apparel. We start with the Green Arrow Full-Zip Hoodie that features not only the Arrow symbol imprinted on the front left, but comes complete with fully-loaded quiver on back of a Deep Forest garment. Very cool and very fun. We follow that with the Green Arrow: Face and Year One shirt designs. Each features GA-inspired designs imprinted in color on Deep Forest and Black shirts respectively. Green Arrow has arrived! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.
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Nexus Omnibus Volume 2 TPB

Nexus Omnibus Volume 2 TPB
By: Mike Baron, Steve Rude, Eric Shanower, Eric Shanower, John Nyberg, Rick Bryant, Les Dorscheid
Plagued by nightmares of the horrific misdeeds of his mass-murderer targets, the executioner Nexus chooses a life-threatening procedure to block his tormenting night visions. But though the nightmares cease, the behavior of Nexus becomes increasingly erratic and violent, a dangerous development for a man who wields the power of the stars! Collects Nexus #12ñ#25.

* Nexus has won six Eisner Awards.

* Look for new Nexus in Dark Horse Presents!
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All Star Western #18

All Star Western #18
By: Justin Gray, Moritat, Glenn Fabry
When Catherine Wayne is kidnapped in Gotham City, Alan Wayne turns to Jonah Hex for help! Faced with the machinations of Vandal Savage, can Hex and Mrs. Wayne make their escape?

In the backup feature, John Leather travels to Mexico where he faces werewolves and The Shade!
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Doctor Who Vol. 3 #7

Doctor Who Vol. 3 #7
By: Joshua Hale Fialkov, Horacio Domingues, Mark Buckingham
‘Space Oddity,’ Part 1 of 2

First in a special two-part story written by I, Vampire’s Joshua Hale Fialkov! When a cosmonaut attempts the first space walk in 1965, the rest of his crew watches in horror as he’s swallowed whole by shadow. Only the Doctor can save the spacecraft and the historically important mission.
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Aquaman #18

Aquaman #18
By: Geoff Johns, Paul Pelletier
In the bloody aftermath of ‘THRONE OF ATLANTIS,’ Aquaman must pick up the pieces of his life. But is there enough left to carry on?
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Aquaman Symbol T-Shirt

Aquaman Symbol T-Shirt
Atlantis’ big-boss gets a shirt of his own on the new Aquaman Symbol T-Shirt. Features the Aquaman ‘A’ imprinted in color on an Orange 100% cotton shirt. Long live the king! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.
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Journey Into Mystery #650

Journey Into Mystery #650
By: Kathryn Immonen, Valerio Schiti, Jeff Dekal
BERSERKERS GONE. . . well, YOU KNOW!

Sif battles to contain one of her Berserker pals’ murderous rampage!

Can she come to terms with her new abilities and serve Asgard?

The GUT-RIPPING CONCLUSION!!
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Showcase Presents Sgt Rock TPB Vol. 04

Showcase Presents Sgt Rock TPB Vol. 04
By: Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert
o In these tales, Sgt. Rock meets ace pilot Johnny Cloud, is taken prisoner by German forces, and leads a team of youthful soldiers into action. o Collects OUR ARMY AT WAR #181-216.
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Mark Waid Green Hornet #1 (Ross Subcription Variant)

Mark Waid Green Hornet #1 (Ross Subcription Variant)
By: Mark Waid, Daniel Indro, Alex Ross
For comic fans that signed up ahead of time with their comic shop to reserve this issue, you can Advance Order the Alex Ross cover for Mark Waid’s Green Hornet #1! This Super Special Subscription Variant is only available for Comic Shop subscribers and limited to INITIAL orders ONLY! The FIRST in a series of Alex Ross Subscription covers!
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Batman Incorporated #9

Batman Incorporated #9

By: Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham
The fallout from last month’s shocking turn of events has Batman on the run!

Is The Dark Knight a murderer?
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FF #5

FF #5
By: Matt Fraction, Mike Allred
The mystery that is… Medusa!
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Justice League Dark #18

Justice League Dark #18
By: Jeff Lemire, Mikel Janin

The conclusion to the ‘DEATH OF MAGIC’ comes crashing down upon our heroes, as its consequences dramatically shift the status quo of the team moving forward!

This issue also has ties to the new ongoing CONSTANTINE series, also on sale this month.

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All New X-Men Prem HC Vol. 01 Here Comes Yesterday Now

All New X-Men Prem HC Vol. 01 Here Comes Yesterday Now
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen

It’s a blast from the past as Professor X’s original five students — Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Iceman, Angel and Beast — are plucked from the past and brought to the present. But what they find, the state their future selves are in and the state of Xavier’s dream, is far from the future they dreamed of.

How will these young, idealistic heroes react when faced with the crushing knowledge of what their future holds? And how will the embittered X-Men of the present day deal with their past coming crashing forward?

When the original team comes face to face with their counterparts, it isn’t a peaceful meeting — and one of the X-Men will be forever changed.

Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen blaze a new trail for the X-Men!

This title collects
Collecting ALL-NEW X-MEN #1-5

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Flash #18

Flash #18
By: Brian Buccellato, Marcio Takara, Francis Manapul
The Trickster is accused of murder! Can The Flash help solve his case?

Plus, a surprising twist ending that will rock the world of . . DIAL H?

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Age Of Ultron #3 (of 10)

Age Of Ultron #3 (of 10)
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.
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Green Arrow Face T-Shirt

Green Arrow Face T-Shirt
The Emerald Archer has finally made the big-time!! Following his successful new TV show he now gets his own line of apparel. We start with the Green Arrow Full-Zip Hoodie that features not only the Arrow symbol imprinted on the front left, but comes complete with fully-loaded quiver on back of a Deep Forest garment. Very cool and very fun. We follow that with the Green Arrow: Face and Year One shirt designs. Each features GA-inspired designs imprinted in color on Deep Forest and Black shirts respectively. Green Arrow has arrived! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.

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