This week at your comic shop – 5/22/13

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Uncanny Avengers #8.1 (AU)

Uncanny Avengers #8.1 (AU)
By: Rick Remender, Daniel Acuna, John Cassaday
Kang and the The Apocalypse Twins enter the Age of Ultron, but what do they want?

Havok and Rogue, leaders of the Morlocks, must fight to save the man who condemned their people!

What secret will Rogue unearth about the Twins hidden past?
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Aquaman #20

Aquaman #20
By: Geoff Johns, Paul Pelletier
As the Scavenger compiles more Atlantean weaponry and artifacts, Aquaman enlists the aid of The Others to help find one missing relic in the Southwestern United States before his enemies can get to it.
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LEGO Batman cover art
LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite
When Bruce Wayne receives the man of the year award, fellow billionaire Lex Luthor becomes jealous and decides to run for President. To create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics Lex recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray which wreaks havoc on Gotham. As Lex destroys Batman’s tech, Batman reluctantly turns to Superman for help.
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Regular Show #1 Complete Cover Box Set

Regular Show #1 Complete Cover Box Set
REGULAR SHOW. . . IT’S ANYTHING BUT!

Cartoon Network’s powerhouse series now has its own comic book series! Hot on the heels of the smash hit adaptation, Adventure Time, KaBOOM! unveils the next all-ages comic phenomenon!

Join Mordecai the Bluejay and Rigby the Raccoon, a couple of best bros in their twenties just tryin’ to chill for a bit, man. But when you’re livin’ in as crazy a world as they are, no day can be called. . . regular!
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Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat

Lobster Johnson: Satan Smells A Rat
By: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, Kevin Nowlan
The artist of Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish returns for two-gun vengeance!

Someone is killing off skid row bums and dumping their corpses. The only one who can deliver justice is Hellboy’s favorite gun-blazing vigilante.

“This series continues to prove why Mike Mignola is one of the best creative forces in comic books and should be a must read for anyone.” -Technorati
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Flash #20

Flash #20
By: Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul
An all-new Flash epic begins here, and the stakes have never been higher as Barry races toward a confrontation with the Reverse Flash!
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Uncanny X-Men #6

Uncanny X-Men #6
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Chris Bachalo
The Uncanny X-Men face evil sorcerer DORMAMMU! Don’t miss this new take on the evil sorcerer demon courtesy of Bendis and Irving.

Discover the secrets Magik has been hiding since the Phoenix Force left her in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN.
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Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #8

Steed And Mrs Peel Ongoing #8
By: Caleb Monroe, Yasmin Liang, Joe Corroney
BRAND NEW ARC!

A perfect jumping-on point for new readers!

Last issue, John Steed and Emma Peel entered a quiet little town on what should have been a simple mission — but things were definitely not as they seemed! Now the super spies fight not to become the next victims of this city with big secrets.

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Adventure Time #16 (Retailer 15 Copy Incentive Variant Cover Edition)

Adventure Time #16 (Retailer 15 Copy Incentive Variant Cover Edition)
By: Ryan North, Shelli Paroline, Mike Holmes
THE FIRST ISSUE OF A NEW ARC AND THE PERFECT JUMPING-ON POINT FOR NEW READERS! It’s an all-new adventure for Finn, Jake and the gang from critically acclaimed writer Ryan North! The best all-ages series of 2012 continues!

This variant cover edition comes bagged and boarded.
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Iron Man 3 Blueprint-m Previews Exclusive Blk T-Shirt

Iron Man 3 Blueprint-m Previews Exclusive Blk T-Shirt
Build your own Iron Man armor with the handy blueprints on this black t-shirt!
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Marvel Select Iron Man 3 Iron Man Mark 42 Action Figure

Marvel Select Iron Man 3 Iron Man Mark 42 Action Figure
A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Gentle Giant!

The newest iteration of the Iron Man armor is now the newest Marvel Select action figure! Based on its appearance in the upcoming feature film Iron Man 3, the Mark 42 armor is Tony Stark’s latest and greatest, able to activate and assemble via remote synaptic link.

This highly detailed Select figure stands over 7 inches tall, features 16 points of articulation and comes ready to display in the famous Select-style blister card.
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The Massive #12

The Massive #12
By: Brian Wood, Danijel Zezelj, Jordie Bellaire, J.P. Leon
When the crew of the Kapital gets trapped in an ice field, Captain Callum Israel ventures out on foot to continue the pursuit of The Massive. He quickly gets lost in the increasingly dangerous weather, and the reality of the risks he’s asked his crew to take fully hits him. When it does, it threatens to break him completely.

“In a period where Wood’s name seems to pop up all over the industry, this series has emerged as one of his most ambitious and rewarding so far.”-IGN
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Green Lantern #20

Green Lantern #20
By: Geoff Johns, Doug Mahnke
It’s the final battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians in this, the extra-sized finale of Geoff Johns’ historic run on the title! Plus, don’t miss a special retrospective on Geoff’s run on GL!
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Fantastic Four #8

Fantastic Four #8
By: Matt Fraction, Mark Bagley
One day a year, The Thing reverts to his human form. This year. . . Ben Grimm is going to go home again — as Ben Grimm!

What was Yancy Street REALLY like back in the day? And how long until the ever-loving’ THING makes his appearance?

And meanwhile, the tables get turned in Franklin and Val’s relationship. . . and when these two siblings have a rivalry, all bets are off.

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Mind MGMT #11

Mind MGMT #11
By: Matt Kindt
Once, Mind Management’s agents were trained in its remote headquarters, Shangri-la. Now, with MIND MGMT shut down-at least officially-its location has been erased from every former agent’s memories. So how do you find a secret base? With a secret map.

* Ongoing series from Matt Kindt (3 Story)!

“Kindt’s story and art pull you in effortlessly and make you desperate for the next piece to the puzzle.” – Greg McElhatton, Comic Book Resources
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All Star Western #20

All Star Western #20
By: Justin Gray, Moritat, Howard Porter
The future collides with the past in this issue as time traveler Booster Gold causes problems for Jonah Hex. And in the backup story, a never before seen Stormwatch team takes the spotlight!
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Doctor Who Leela & Sutekh 8-in Action Figure Assortment

Doctor Who Leela & Sutekh 8-in Action Figure Assortment
Travel through time and space with Doctor Who! Reminiscent of the best-selling action figures of the 1970s and 1980s, Bif Bang Pow!’s amazing Doctor Who figures stand 8″ tall and feature episode-specific fabric clothing, in addition to multiple points of articulation. The evil Osirian god Sutekh from ‘Pyramids of Mars’ and the fourth Doctor’s companion Leela are based on the incredibly popular television series, and their figures embody that distinctive look and feel of the longest-running sci-fi TV series in the world. Blister card packaging.

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Justice League #20

Justice League #20
By: Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis
The PROLOGUE TO TRINITY WAR continues as a revelation about Pandora’s Box could destroy Wonder Woman and Superman’s relationship!

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Masks #7

Masks #7
By: Chris Roberson, Dennis Calero, Alex Ross
All hope seems lost. The Shadow, Green Hornet, and the other masked heroes are outnumbered, outgunned, and surrounded by the Black Legion forces of the Justice Party, who are bent on expanding their chokehold on the surrounding countryside. Even the arrival of the new Zorro and Black Bat is not enough to turn the tide. But what of the Spider?
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Batman Incorporated #11

Batman Incorporated #11
By: Chris Burnham, Jorge Lucas
A slight break in the action, as we check back in with the Batman of Japan once again!
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DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #11 Dark Knight Movie Bat Pod

DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #11 Dark Knight Movie Bat Pod
The 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. 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. Continue your collection with the Batpod from The Dark Knight (#11), the Batmobile from Detective Comics #27 (#12), and the Batmobile from Detective Comics #601 (#13).
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Star Trek John Byrne Collection HC

Star Trek John Byrne Collection HC
By: John Byrne
Comics legend John Byrne has taken on four Star Trek titles, all collected in this oversized hardcover collection.

Assignment Earth recounts the adventures of interstellar agent Gary Seven, Crew recounts a tale from the very beginnings of the United Federation of Planets, Leonard McCoy: Frontier Doctor is a collection of tales from this famous member of the Frontier Medics Program, and mystery, intrigue, and war abound in Romulans: Pawns of War.

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Batman Lil Gotham #2

Batman Lil Gotham #2
By: Dustin Nguyen
In the second issue of the new, digital-first series, the search for a missing holiday choir leads Batman and Nightwing into a confrontation with Mr. Freeze! But in this heartfelt Christmas tale, the frozen fiend’s motives aren’t as nefarious as they seemÖ And on a festive New Year’s Eve, Catwoman thinks she’ll be spending a quiet night at home, contemplating her New Year’s resolutions-until Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn show up, that is!
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Phantom Comp Series HC Charlton Years Vol. 02

Phantom Comp Series HC Charlton Years Vol. 02
By: Joe Gill, Pat Boyette
The early 1970s comic book adventures of The Phantom return in full, glorious color! Hermes Press is collecting all 74 issues of The Phantom comic books which ran from 1962-1977, and this is the second volume of the Charlton years. The Charlton comic book version of the grand-daddy of costumed heroes, The Ghost Who Walks, is available again, digitally remastered to look better than the original books. Reprints issues #39-47.
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Iron Man 3 50caliber-m Previews Exclusive White T-Shirt

Iron Man 3 50caliber-m Previews Exclusive White T-Shirt
Iron Man and War Machine are ready for battle on this new t-shirt based on the blockbuster film Iron Man 3!
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Justice League Dark #20

Justice League Dark #20
By: Jeff Lemire, Mikel Janin
The Flash and Swamp Thing guest-star as the team struggles to recover the stolen House of Mystery from Dr. Destiny!

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Avengers #12

Avengers #12
By: Jonathan Hickman, Mike Deodato, Dustin Weaver
‘CHILDREN OF THE SUN’

A day in the life of the Avengers. . . in the Savage Land.

The boys go hunting for dinosaurs and end up catching something else entirely.

Hyperion and Captain Universe begin the godlike education of the transformed Savage Land children.
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Dark Shadows Year One #2

Dark Shadows Year One #2

By: Marc Andreyko, Guiu Vilanova, Patrick Berkenkotter
A blood-thirsty monster terrorizes the people of Collinsport! As the bodies pile up, the Collins’ family faces an unspeakable truth: the killer is one of their own! The vengeance of Angelique hits Barnabas and his family hard— and threatens to tear them, and the innocent townspeople, apart! Plus: Victoria Winters appears at the estate, but will anyone believe her warnings? Or will her tales of time-travel and vampires get her burned at the stake? The retelling of the classic ‘Dark Shadows’ history continues here!
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Daredevil #26

Daredevil #26
By: Mark Waid, Chris Samnee
A DOUBLE-SIZED EXTRA-vanagnza celebrating the third-year of the acclaimed series!
Face to face with his opposite number–a foe Daredevil cannot beat!

What is his connection to the accident that created Daredevil?

PLUS: As Foggy deals with his cancer, Matt turns to one of the brightest guys in the galaxy for help.

Here comes. . . Iron Man!
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Hobby Japan Apr 2013

Hobby Japan Apr 2013
Hobby Japan, the key source for model kit building and customizing in Japan, has a new look and a larger format!

Plus, the monthly ‘How to Build. . .’ feature, which shows readers how to build and customize the latest and greatest Gundam kits from Bandai!

Japanese Text.
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