This week at your comic shop – 5/8/13

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Chin Music #1

Chin Music #1
Shaw is a man on the run and lost in time. Fleeing ancient enemies, Shaw finds himself in prohibition-era Chicago surrounded by gangers and demons alike and caught between law enforcement and the local supernatural underground.

CHIN MUSIC is a tale of mysticism and violence like nothing you’ve experienced before.

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DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #6 Detective #156

DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #6 Detective #156
he Batman Automobilia Collection gives collectors the most definitive collection of Batman’s vehicles ever assembled.

These amazing die-cast vehicles reproduce the Batmobiles that have been seen in comics, on television, and in the blockbuster Batman movies since Batman’s debut in 1939. Each Batmobile comes with a unique 3-D lenticular backdrop that creates a detailed scene of the Dark Knight and his vehicle. Perfectly reproduced at 1:43-scale and made of zinc alloy, these die-case vehicles have additional metal castings for extra detail, including gadgets.

Every vehicle also comes with an informative 12-page magazine that looks at the history of the vehicle — and Batman himself.

Begin your collection with the Batmobile from Detective Comics #400 (#5) and the Batmobile from Detective Comics #156 (#4).
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Justice League Of America #3

Justice League Of America #3
A new Secret Society is forming–but which of its members has the power to attack the Justice League from within?
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Dark Shadows #16

Dark Shadows #16
By: Mike Raicht, Guiu Vilanova, Francesco Francavilla
Willie and Quentin recruit unlikely allies for their battle to save Collinwood.

Meanwhile, Barnabas makes a desperate attempt to change his, and his family’s, future. . . but will it be all for naught?

A mysterious figure is haunting Collinwood. Could the changes Barnabas is making play right into the hands of one of his oldest foes?
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Doctor Who Auntie Matter Audio

Doctor Who Auntie Matter
Starring Tom Baker and Mary Tamm as the fourth Doctor and Romana. It had all started so well. Finally found a filly worthy of taking to Basset Hall for the blasted Aunt’s approval, bright young charmer called Romana, then everything goes to pot. Now some Doctor cove’s running round the place waving a wand at everything and people are firing weapons at us. It’s all terribly uncivilised. Looks like your hero’s goose might be a trifle on the cooked side. It’s all so dashed frightening. I wonder if it’ll be done for tea?
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Batman #20

Batman #20
By: Scott Snyder, Alex Maleev, Greg Capullo
A strange visitor comes to Gotham City when tragedy delivers the team-up you’ve been asking for since the start of The New 52!
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Gorgo

Gorgo
From VCI! A volcanic eruption in the North Atlantic brings to the surface a 65-foot prehistoric monster. Two treasure divers capture the creature and take it to London when it is put on display in a circus. A scientist discovers that the creature is only an infant, and sure enough Gorgo’s mother comes thundering ashore to reclaim her offspring and return to the sea – but not before she trashes a generous portion of London!
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Steed & Mrs Peel TPB Vol. 01 Very Civil Armageddon

Steed & Mrs Peel TPB Vol. 01 Very Civil Armageddon
By: Mark Waid, Steve Bryant, Joseph Michael Linsner
Saving the world in style! The British icon THE AVENGERS, one of the longest running TV shows in history, returns in comic-book form with all-new adventures! John Steed and Emma Peel face off against a reformed Hellfire Club, led by the children of their past antagonists. This new incarnation does not look to the past, but instead seeks to warp the British Isles to fit their idea of what ‘the future’ should look like. Eisner Award winning writer Mark Waid (IRREDEEMABLE, DAREDEVIL) begins a new era of Spy-Fi action alongside Caleb Monroe (BATMAN), and artists Steve Bryant (ATHENA VOLTAIRE) & Will Sliney (FEARLESS DEFENDERS)!
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Batman Media Lamp

Batman Media Lamp
Dressed in his blue and grey outfit, this 12-inch tall lamp features the Caped Crusader sporting a cylindrical head/shade, just like Funko’s previous Star Wars lamps! Window box packaging.
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Secret Avengers #4

Secret Avengers #4
By: Nick Spencer, Luke Ross, Tomm Coker
‘Tehran’

The Scientist Supreme and the new High Council of AIM ignite global war!

The Secret Avengers welcome their newest recruit: The Indestructible Hulk!
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Planet Of The Apes Cataclysm TPB Vol. 01

Planet Of The Apes Cataclysm TPB Vol. 01
By: Corinna Bechko, Damian Couceiro, Alex Ross
THE END IS JUST BEGINNING! Eight years before astronaut George Taylor fell from the stars…the stars fell on the PLANET OF THE APES! Once the destroyer of human civilization, the Alpha-Omega bomb of yore has slept silent in the dark side of the moon. One mad monk seeks to wake the beast…and all of ape society is at risk. It’s a race against time as Doctor Zaius struggles to find an end to the madness that has engulfed all that he knows! Collecting issues 1-4 of the critically acclaimed series from Corinna Bechko (HEATHENTOWN, FEAR ITSELF: THE HOME FRONT) and Gabriel Hardman (HULK, AGENTS OF ATLAS) along with fan-favorite artist Damian Couceiro (INCORRUPTIBLE)!
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Phantasm II DVD

Phantasm II DVD
From Shout! Factory! A young man and his friend joins forces to hunt down and destroy The Tall Man, an evil undertaker who terrorized them. Exploding with special effects and unparalleled thrills, Phantasm II climaxes with a blood-curdling conclusion that you have to see to believe!
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Doctor Who Companion Chron Flames Cadiz Audio

Doctor Who Companion Chron Flames Cadiz Audio
By: Marc Platt
A new adventure with the First Doctor, as told by his companions Ian and Susan, performed by William Russell and Carole Ann Ford. The TARDIS materializes in Spain in the late Sixteenth Century. The country is at war with England, and the travelers find themselves on the wrong side of the battle lines. When Ian and his new friend Esteban are captured by the Inquisition, the Doctor, Susan, and Barbara plan to rescue them. But these are dark days in human history. And heretics face certain death.
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Star Wars #5

Star Wars #5
By: Brian Wood, Carlos D’Anda, Gabe Eltaeb, Rodolfo Migliari
When Princess Leia is caught between two squadrons of TIE fighters, her undercover scouting may be at an end. But Luke Skywalker is doing his best to disobey Leia’s own orders, and to once again save the princess. Time is short and the Empire is closing in!

“Brian Wood and Carlos D’Anda truly have the making of a classic on their hands. If you ever wondered if Star Wars could ever recapture that childlike glee of those earliest of memories, wonder no more. Star Wars is back and it’s never been better.” -Newsarama
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DC Heroclix Teen Titans 24 Ct Primer

DC Heroclix Teen Titans 24 Ct Primer
DC HeroClix: Teen Titans offer a whole new level of play and collectability with the introduction of Team Bases!

Utilizing SwitchClix technology, specific HeroClix figures can be exchanged from single base play, to their corresponding Team Base, and back again! Unlock a whole new arena of strategy with Team Bases!

With 88 figures to collect, and 10 figures with all-new dial designs, popular sub-themes include Teen Titans new and old, Young Justice, the Fearsome Five, and more! Available in Gravity Feed Primer packs, Booster Bricks (eight 5-figure boosters, plus one super booster), and a Ravagers Fast Forces Pack.

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Harbinger #12 (Regular Reeder Cover)

Harbinger #12 (Regular Reeder Cover)
By: Joshua D. M. Dysart, Khari Evans, Amy Reeder
HARBINGER WARS: HARBINGER continues here! Battle weary, the Renegades follow Peter Stanchek’s strange dreams and visions into the Southwest American desert, unsure of what exactly they’ll find. Under the duress of constant conflict, and led by the words of the Bleeding Monk – who bleeds but does not die – our band of teens begins to fray, barely even a cohesive group by the time they reach Las Vegas, Nevada – now rechristened ‘Psiot Nation.’ Here Peter and his crew come face to face with the Harbingers who have escaped from Project Rising Spirit’s prisonÖHarbingers who call themselves GENERATION ZERO.
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Archer & Armstrong #0

Archer & Armstrong #0
By: Fred Van Lente, Clayton Henry
The true story of the Epic (Fail) of Giglamesh! Original series artist and Harbinger Wars superstar Clayton Henry returns to tell a tale of the early days of the man known as Armstrong! How early? How’s ancient Ur sound? For the first time, the 100% true story behind the Epic of Gilgamesh can be toldÖ A tale of three warrior brothers, the Anni-Padda – or as you may know them, ARMSTRONG, the ETERNAL WARRIOR and TIMEWALKER – on a quest to the mysterious Faraway to bring back its immortal Boon. What they find is a lost land full of danger, excitement – and the greatest secret of the Valiant Universe! Plus: this issue tees up the next arc of A&A, beginning this June in issue #10!
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Batman Death By Design TPB

Batman Death By Design TPB
n this original graphic novel from superstar writer/designer Chip Kidd and artist Dave Taylor, Gotham City is undergoing one of the most expansive construction booms in its history. The most prestigious architects from across the globe have buildings in various phases of completion all over town. As chairman of the Gotham Landmarks Commission, Bruce Wayne has been a key part of this boom, which signals a golden age of architectural ingenuity for the city. And then, the explosions begin.

All manner of design-related malfunctions-faulty crane calculations, sturdy materials suddenly collapsing, software glitches, walkways giving way and more-cause casualties across the city. This bizarre string of seemingly random catastrophes threatens to bring down the whole construction industry. Fingers are pointed as Batman must somehow solve the problem and find whoever is behind it all.
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Slaine Grail War GN

Slaine Grail War GN
By: Pat Mills, Steve Tappin
Slaine MacRoth, the Celtic warrior and High King of the tribes of the Earth Goddess Danu, continues his journey through time. Slaine arrives in 13th-century France where he comes face to face with Crusader Simon de Montfort, the sworn enemy of the Cathars. While searching for the tortured reincarnation of his lover Niamh, Slaine is compelled to join forces with De Montfort in order to seek out the Grail Stone. The quest won’t be easy, however – Slaine will have to defeat the dark forces of El if he is to stand any chance of saving Niamh’s soul.
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Hellraiser The Road Below TPB Vol. 01

Hellraiser The Road Below TPB Vol. 01
By: Brandon Seifert, Haemi Jang, Tim Bradstreet
Kirsty Cotton: Year One! Kirsty Cotton has gone from a human resisting the forces of Hell, to the ruler of light in the darkest of places. Shortly after becoming Hell’s Priestess, she was called to New Orleans by a holder of the LeMarchand Device — a woman looking to end a decades-long family feud by any means necessary… Writer Brandon Seifert (WITCH DOCTOR, HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH) and internationally acclaimed artist Haemi Jang unite to tell the story of the first time Kirsty Cotton was called to Earth as the new Pinhead. This collected edition of the hit mini-series reveals Kirsty’s first days in Hell, and how the road there is always paved with good intentions. Collects Hellraiser: The Road Below #1-4.
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Green Lantern Corps #20

Green Lantern Corps #20
By: Peter J. Tomasi, Fernando Pasarin, Andy Kubert
‘WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN’ epilogue!

In the aftermath of their battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, it’s up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and the other survivors to try to put the Corps back together, or decide if there should even BE a Corps anymore. Join Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin for the epic conclusion of their run!
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Iron Man #258.2

Iron Man #258.2
By: David Michelinie, Dave Ross
Micheline. Layton. Two voices that defined Iron Man come together to tell the untold story of his most dire hour – Armor Wars 2!
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Doctor Who Magazine #459

Doctor Who Magazine #459
Packed with exclusive photos and interviews, DWM looks forward to the brand new episodes of the 2013 series; the full-color comic strip continues; showrunner Steven Moffat answers more of your questions; The Fact of Fiction puts another story under the microscope; all the latest audios and DVDs are previewed and reviewed; plus in-depth interviews and features, all the very latest news, prize-winning competitions and much, much more.
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Thor God Of Thunder #8

Thor God Of Thunder #8
By: Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic
GODBOMB Part Two of Five

Thor in chains. Gorr transcendent. All hope for divinity lost. As the clock ticks down on one very large bomb, as enslaved gods look to the skies for a savior, enter. . . the Girls of Thunder?
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Roy Thomas Presents The Heap Slipcase Ed Vol. 01

Roy Thomas Presents The Heap Slipcase Ed Vol. 01
Comics’ original muck monster, The Heap, returns in this, the first of a three volume set collecting his original adventures! Featuring art by Infantino, Starr, Bolle, Peddy, Leav, Barry, and more, Roy Thomas Presents The Heap Volume 1 boasts a new cover by Michael Ploog and a 5,000 word introduction by Roy Thomas. Limited to 300 slipcased copies, with an exclusive art print signed by Mike Ploog and Roy Thomas.
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Doctor Who Wrong Doctors Audio

Doctor Who The Wrong Doctors
By: Matt Filton
Starring Colin Baker and Bonnie Langford as the Sixth Doctor and Mel. With Evelyn gone, the Doctor sets course for his destiny — in the form of his first meeting with Miss Melanie Bush, a computer programmer from the village of Pease Pottage — and blissfully unaware that her future is on its way, in his TARDIS. Make that two TARDISes. Because at that very moment, a slightly younger Doctor is flying into Pease Pottage, too, returning his future companion Melanie Bush to her rightful place and time, after they were flung together during the course of his Time Lord trial.
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Wolverine #3

Wolverine #3
By: Paul Cornell, Alan Davis
Guest-starring Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

How will Logan take down a foe with no permanent body to slash and claw?

And what does the Watcher have to do with all of this?

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Creepy Comics #12

Creepy Comics #12
By: Richard Corben, John Arcudi, Ron Marz, Dan Braun, Peter Bagge, Richard Corben, Peter Bagge, Julian Totino Tedesco, Richard P. Clark, Richard Corben
New terror from legendary artist Richard Corben reveals that six feet of soil can’t keep a good man down! John Arcudi (B.P.R.D.) and Julian Totino Tedesco (Uncanny X-Force) explore the aftermath of a deadly plane crash in the ghastly “Pack Leader.” And join Ron Marz and Richard P. Clark for a delightfully twisted fairytale!

* New story written and drawn by Richard Corben (Ragemoor)!

* Creepy Family strips from Peter Bagge (Hate)!
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Uncanny X-Force #4

Uncanny X-Force #4
By: Sam Humphries, Ron Garney, Kris Anka
The first arc comes to a crazy climactic end!

What have Fantomex and Cluster been up to while Bishop has been killing the rest of X-Force?
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Uncanny Avengers #8

Uncanny Avengers #8
By: Rick Remender, Daniel Acuna, John Cassaday
Xavier is dead, now begins the age of The Apocalypse Twins! Now begins Ragnarök and it’s all Thor’s fault!

S.W.O.R.D. Peak station is attacked by Apocalypse’s Ship! A Celestial’s fate so shocking, so impossible, it will rock the Marvel Universe to its core.

This is it, Ragnarök is now and not even the Uncanny Avengers can hold it back!

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Superior Spider-Man By Martin Poster

Superior Spider-Man By Martin Poster
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