This week at your comic shop – 6/5/13

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Astro City #1 (Cover B)

Astro City #1 (Cover B)
By: Kurt Busiek, Brent Eric Anderson, Alex Ross
ASTRO CITY is back in a new, ongoing monthly series that showcases old heroes and new, as The Ambassador comes to Earth, and an ordinary man is caught up in a cosmic conflict!Featuring the return of favorites like Samaritan and Honor Guard, and the debut of some new sensations! Plus, the seeds of a new mystery: Who is the Broken Man?

The entire award-winning creative team is back to kick off a new epoch of the human and the super human. Get in on the ground floor of Astro City’s next epic!
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Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Festival Of Death

Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Festival Of Death
By: Jonathan Morris
A fourth Doctor adventure, featuring the Doctor as played by Tom Baker and his companions Romana and K-9. The Beautiful Death is the ultimate theme-park ride: a sightseeing tour of the afterlife. But something has gone wrong, and when the Doctor arrives in the aftermath of the disaster, he is congratulated for saving the population from destruction, something he hasn’t actually done yet. He has no choice but to travel back in time and discover how he became a hero. And then he finds out. He did it by sacrificing his life.
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Superior Spider-Man #11

Superior Spider-Man #11
By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli
The Spider-Slayer is scheduled for execution and Mayor J. Jonah Jameson is leaving nothing to chance. To ensure that everything goes according to plan, Jameson’s called in the one man he can trust to oversee everything-the Superior Spider-Man.

Since the startling events of Superior Spider-Man #9, will anyone realize that things have changed?
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Action Comics #21

Action Comics #21
By: Andy Diggle, Tony S. Daniel
Superman is betrayed by his own DNA! And in the backup story, learn The New 52 origin of The Parasite!

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Universal Monsters Fossilized Creature Hand Ltd Ed Prop Replica

Universal Monsters Fossilized Creature Hand Ltd Ed Prop Replica
Factory Entertainment makes available, for the first time ever, a limited edition prop replica of the fossilized Creature hand, as seen in the Universal Monsters classic 1954 film, The Creature from the Black Lagoon. Each replica is cast in heavyweight stone effect polyresin and then hand-painted to create an aged fossil effect. Support bars are permanently molded into the wrist bones to create stability and a durable replica suitable for display, mirroring the ‘specimen’ presentation style seen in the film during the scenes when the fossil is examined at the marine biology institute. Each Creature Hand comes with a limited edition plaque, Certificate of Authenticity, and detailed prop story booklet. Each piece is also presented in a full color box designed to emulate a shipping crate.
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Age Of Ultron #9 (of 10)

Age Of Ultron #9 (of 10)
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Brandon Peterson
To save the planet Earth — and maybe the entire galaxy! — the heroes of the Marvel Universe made the most controversial decision of their lives. The results have brought disaster the likes of which they have never seen before. And now, with one final chance. . . can they make it right?

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Hellboy Library Edition Volume 6: The Storm and the Fury and The Bride of Hell HC

Hellboy Library Edition Volume 6: The Storm and the Fury and The Bride of Hell HC
By: Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Richard Corben, Kevin Nowlan, Scott Hampton, Dave Stewart
The oversized Hellboy hardcover series continues, collecting the climactic death of Hellboy storyline from Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo, and one-shots by some of the greatest talents in comics! Hellboy Library Volume 6 collects two complete trade-paperbacks: The Storm and the Fury and The Bride of Hell and Others, as well as an extensive selection of previously unreleased art.

* An extensive selection of new sketchbook material.

* A New York Times bestseller!

* Includes the death of Hellboy!

“Every Hellboy story, whether short or long form, contributes to a larger tapestry that is not only entertaining but, as I can personally attest, offers you more bang for your buck in the form of numerous re-reads as the Hellboy saga grows ever larger.” – Comics Alliance

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Earth 2 #13

Earth 2 #13
By: James Robinson, Yildiray Cinar, Brett Booth
Captain Steel debuts as the World Army sends the hero into the Fire Pits left over from the war with Apocalypse, but even Earth 2’s newest hero isn’t ready for what is hidden within the burning reminders of the conflict that killed Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

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My Favorite Martian Martin & Ship Prebuilt Mod Kit

My Favorite Martian Martin & Ship Prebuilt Mod Kit
Based on the classic TV sitcom My Favorite Martian, this 1/18-scale model kit comes with an Uncle Martin figure (Ray Walston) and his spaceship. The spaceship features opening doors with interior and logo plaque. Pegasus consulted with art director James Hulsey, the original designer of the full size ship that was built by the Desilu special effects department headed by Joe Lombardi. This model comes pre-assembled.
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Cable And X-Force #9

Cable And X-Force #9
By: Dennis Hopeless, Salvador Larroca
Guest starring the Uncanny Avengers!

Hope goes on the run, determined to help Cable whether he wants it or not. . . but the Uncanny Avengers have been keeping tabs on Hope and they’re not about to let her get tangled up with Cable’s band of fugitives!

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Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Beautiful Chaos

Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Beautiful Chaos
By: Gary Russell
A tenth Doctor adventure, featuring the Doctor as played by David Tennant and his companion Donna. Wilfred Mott is very happy: his granddaughter, Donna, is back home, catching up with family and gossiping about her journeys, and he has just discovered a new star and had it named after him. He takes the Doctor with him to the naming ceremony. But the Doctor soon discovers something else new, and worryingly bright, in the heavens – something that is heading for Earth. It’s an ancient force from the Dark Times. And it is very, very angry.
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Kre-o Star Trek Spock Volcano Mission

Kre-o Star Trek Spock Volcano Mission
Pretend to carefully lower KREON figures onto dangerous, volcanic planets with the KRE-O Star Trek Spock’s Volcano Mission, from the Star Trek Into Darkness movie. The building set features LightTech that illuminates the cockpit of the ship and can be rotated 90-degrees to provide light for the KREON figure to be lowered out of the ship with the string zip line feature! The building set also includes a push lever activated erupting brick volcano. Set includes 141 pieces and two KREON figures (Sulu and Spock). Requires two LR41 Alkaline batteries. Batteries are included.

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Dark Knight Rises Batarang Replica

Dark Knight Rises Batarang Replica
Based on the film film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, this replica of the Batarang by The Noble Collection measures 9″ wide and comes with a display.
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Daredevil Dark Nights #1 (of 8)

Daredevil Dark Nights #1 (of 8)
By: Lee Weeks
A gorgeous new series featuring the greatest talents in comics brings you the rest of the Man Without Fear’s story

Legendary artist Lee Weeks returns to his favorite hero for ‘Angels Unaware!’

A blizzard brings New York to a stand still — and a young patient lies on death’s door unless Daredevil can get to him in time!

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Green Arrow #21

Green Arrow #21
By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Ollie returns to the island where he first became Green Arrow and learns some hard truths about his father and the mysterious Outsiders!
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Iron Man #11

Iron Man #11
By: Kieron Gillen, Dale Eaglesham, Greg Land
‘THE SECRET ORIGIN OF TONY STARK’ CONTINUES!

The Price.

The Deal.

The Consequences.

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Super Boys Amazing Adv Of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster HC

Super Boys Amazing Adv Of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster HC
In the vein of Schulz and Peanuts, the first comprehensive literary biography of Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel, creators of Superman. Drawing on ten years of research, Brad Ricca’s Super Boys is the first ever full biography about Superman’s creators. Among scores of new discoveries, the book reveals the first stories and pictures ever published by the two, where the first Superman story really came from, the real inspiration for Lois Lane, the template for Superman’s costume, and much, much more. Super Boys is the story of a long friendship between boys who grew to be men and the standard that would be impossible for both of them to live up to.

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Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Last Of Gaderene

Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Last Of Gaderene
By: Mark Gatiss
A third Doctor adventure, featuring the Doctor as played by Jon Pertwee and his companion Jo, written by Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss. The aerodrome in Culverton has new owners, and they promise an era of prosperity for the idyllic village. But former Spitfire pilot Alex Whistler is suspicious; when black-shirted troops appear on the streets, he contacts his old friend Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart at UNIT. The Doctor is sent to investigate, and soon uncovers a sinister plot to colonize the Earth. The Gaderene are on their way!

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Kre-o Star Trek Micro Build Ship Assortment

Kre-o Star Trek Micro Build Ship Assortment
Kids and fans alike will be excited to build the four ships in the KRE-O Star Trek Mirco-Build Ships assortment, inspired by ships from the Star Trek Into Darkness movie. The assortment includes the U.S.S. Enterprise, Klingon D7 Battle Cruiser, U.S.S. Kelvin, and the Jellyfish vehicles. Each building set comes with a LightTech illuminated display stand and approximately 34-42 pieces. Each ship sold separately. Requires two LR41 Alkaline batteries. Batteries are included.
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Best Of Alter Ego SC Vol. 02

Best Of Alter Ego SC Vol. 02
The Best of Alter Ego Volume 2 presents more fantastic features from the fabled mag begun in 1961 by Jerry Bails and Roy Thomas, covering undiscovered gems from all 11 original issues published between 1961 and 1978.

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Red She-hulk #66

Red She-hulk #66
By: Jeff Parker, Carlo Pagulayan, Francesco Francavilla
“ROUTE 616” CONTINUES WITH A NIGHTMARE AT THE NEXUS OF REALITIES!

Betty needs to save the future, but THE MAN-THING stands in her way!

The Mad Thinker retools the ECHELON soldiers!

Red She-Hulk versus Green She-Hulk!
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DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #8 Animated Series

DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #8 Animated Series
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 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. Continue your collection with the Batmobile from Batman #575 (#7) and the Batmobile from Batman: The Animated Series (#8).

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All New X-Men #12

All New X-Men #12
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen
The All-New X-Men find themselves face-to-face with the UNCANNY AVENGERS!

Young Cyclops meets the adult version of the little brother he thought he may never see again.

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Dial H #13

Dial H #13
By: China Mieville, Alberto Ponticelli, Brian Bolland
This issue must be read to be believed!

Open-Window Man tells the tale of a world of living graffiti that’s on the verge of erasure. Send up the Open-Window signal — we need a hero!

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Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Only Human

Doctor Who 50th Anniv MMPB Ed Only Human
By: Gareth Roberts
A ninth Doctor adventure, featuring the Doctor as played by Christopher Eccleston and his companion Rose. Reports of a time disturbance lead the Doctor to modern-day London, where he discovers a Neanderthal Man, 28 thousand years after his race became extinct. A trip back to the dawn of humanity only deepens the mystery: who are these strange humans from the far future now living in the distant past? The Doctor must learn the truth about the Osterberg experiment before history is changed forever.

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DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #7 Batman #575

DC Batman Automobilia Figure Coll Mag #7 Batman #575
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 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. Continue your collection with the Batmobile from Batman #575 (#7) and the Batmobile from Batman: The Animated Series (#8).
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Superman The Golden Age Omnibus HC Vol. 01

Superman The Golden Age Omnibus HC Vol. 01
The early adventures of Superman are collected in one massive hardcover as he battles social injustice and political corruption, fighting for the common man. Includes the first appearances of Lois Lane and Lex Luthor.

This title collects
Stories from ACTION COMICS #1-31, NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR #1, NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR 1940, and SUPERMAN #1-7.
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Famous Monsters Of Filmland #268

Famous Monsters Of Filmland #268
This June we celebrate what would have been Peter Cushing’s 100th birthday, and Famous Monsters will look back over the life and classic works of one of cinema’s greatest legends! We’ll also be digging deeper into the world of Charles Addams and his most famous creation, The Addams Family. From their comic strip roots to TV and now Broadway, Gomez Addams and his clan are as prolific today as they ever were. Featuring a Peter Cushing cover by Oscar-winner Dave Elsey.

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Doctor Who Magazine #460

Doctor Who Magazine #460

Packed with exclusive photos and interviews, Doctor Who Magazine looks at 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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Winter Soldier #19

Winter Soldier #19
By: Jason Latour, Nic Klein, Declan Shalvey
High above Earth, the ELECTRIC GHOST has set a plan in motion that tears at the very fabric of reality. As the universe threatens to unravel, only THE WINTER SOLDIER can stop it — But does he even want to?

Writer Jason Latour (Loose Ends, Wolverine) and artist Nic Klein (Dancer, Viking, Doc Savage) bring you the fiery conclusion to THE WINTER SOLDIER’S latest deadly mission

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Detective Comics #21

Detective Comics #21
By: John Layman, Scot Eaton, Jason Fabok
Harper Row joins Batman on a case that leads all the way back to DETECTIVE COMICS #0, but will The Dark Knight be willing to accept her help? Illustrated by guest-artist Scot Eaton!
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Thanos Rising #3 (of 5)

Thanos Rising #3 (of 5)
By: Jason Aaron, Simone Bianchi
The Mad Titan flees his home in search of true love.

But how many lives will he have to take to find it?

The book so blood-soaked you’ll be glad it’s a mini-series.

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Swamp Thing #21

Swamp Thing #21
By: Charles Soule, Kano, Jock
Who is Capucine, and what is the Sanctuary of the Green Leaves? Mysteries plague Swamp Thing as he rushes to find the answers to these questions and finds much more than he expected, and see a Swamp Thing from the past unlike any you’ve ever imagined!
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Solo Deluxe Ed HC

Solo Deluxe Ed HC
By: Darwyn Cooke, Tim Sale
At last, the acclaimed 12-issue series SOLO is collected, featuring the work of some of comics’ greatest creators, including Darwyn Cooke, Tim Sale, Paul Pope and so many others. With stories starring Batman, Robin, Superman, The Spectre, The Teen Titans and more, as well as westerns, war stories, science fiction epics, humor and horror, this is a collection you won’t want to miss!

This title collects
SOLO #1-12.

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