This week at your comic shop – 7/3/13

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Star Trek (The Original Series) Enterprise Minimate Vehicle Cs

Star Trek (The Original Series) Enterprise Minimate Vehicle Cs
A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! Star Trek Minimates return! After a long absence, DST is bringing back Trek Minimates with their most spectacular Minimates vehicle yet — the starship Enterprise! With an opening cockpit and a hidden Jeffries tube in the engineering section, the ship measures 10 inches long and includes an exclusive Minimate of Captain Kirk.
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Doctor Who Phantoms Of Deep Audio CD

Doctor Who Phantoms Of Deep Audio CD
By: Jonathan Morris
A new adventure in time and space for the Fourth Doctor and Romana. On their mission to explore the Mariana Trench at the very bottom of the ocean, the deepest and most inhospitable place on Earth, the crew of the deep sea vehicle Erebus make an unusual and startling discovery: a battered blue police box. As the Doctor, Romana, and K9 join them on their journey, the submariners soon discover that the TARDIS is not the only unusual find lurking on the sea floor!

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Iron Man #12

Iron Man #12
By: Kieron Gillen, Dale Eaglesham, Greg Land
“THE SECRET ORIGIN OF TONY STARK” CONTINUES!

The Birth.

451’s ulterior motive proves to be a big one. In a very literal sense.
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Detective Comics #22

Detective Comics #22
By: John Layman, Jason Fabok
Meet The Wrath! In Gotham City, he’s the anti-Batman, and the body count is about to shoot through the roof! And in the backup story, Man-Bat makes a startling discovery!

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Superior Foes Of Spider-Man #1

Superior Foes Of Spider-Man #1
By: Nick Spencer, Steve Lieber, Marcos Martin
BRAND NEW ON-GOING!

Boomerang and some of Spidey’s deadliest baddies prove that with terrible powers come terrible responsibilities!

Rising Star Nick Spencer teams with Eisner Award winning sensation Steve Lieber for a walk on the Spider-Verse’s evil side!
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Hot Wheels Elite Batman Dark Knight Rises 1/18 Scale Batpod Diecast

Hot Wheels Elite Batman Dark Knight Rises 1/18 Scale Batpod Diecast
Batman’s battle against The Joker for the fate of Gotham City inflicted many casualties in The Dark Knight, among them his beloved vehicle, the Tumbler. From the wreckage of the Tumbler came an emergency vehicle, the two-wheeled, motorcycle-esque Batpod.

The Batpod returned in the final film of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, and the Hot Wheels Elite: The Dark Knight Rises 1/18-Scale Batpod Die-Cast reproduces with extreme precision each feature of one of the most acclaimed vehicles by Batman fans and film goers alike!
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Star Reach Companion SC

Star Reach Companion SC
The Star*Reach Companion is a complete history and bibliography of the 1970s independent comic, highlighting its importance to the comics field. Star*Reach’s influence was enormous, impacting nearly every aspect of modern comics and genres, and showcasing such creators as Dave Stevens, Frank Brunner, Howard Chaykin, Steve Leialoha, Walter Simonson, Barry Windsor-Smith, Ken Steacy, John Workman, Mike Vosburg, P. Craig Russell, Dave Sim, Michael Gilbert, and many others. Also included in the book is extensive information about independent magazines like witzend, Hot Stuf’ and Andromedea that both preceded and followed Star*Reach in its mission to re-invent comics for a more mature audience.
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Flash New 52 Costume T-Shirt

Flash New 52 Costume T-Shirt
Become the fastest man alive with this new Flash costume t-shirt!

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Doctor Who 10th Doctor Davros Navy T-Shirt

Doctor Who 10th Doctor Davros Navy T-Shirt
The Doctor and Donna face their greatest challenge on this navy blue Doctor Who t-shirt!
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Cinefex #134

Cinefex #134
Cinefex profiles the following: Star Trek Into Darkness – J.J. Abrams returns with cast and crew for a second tour of duty aboard the starship Enterprise, reprising characters from Gene Roddenberry’s beloved television series, and this time tasking Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) with an intergalactic manhunt of an enigmatic villain (Benedict Cumberbatch); Iron Man 3 – director Shane Black deftly picks up the reins to deliver a third film in Marvel Studios’ popular franchise; Oblivion – Tom Cruise stars as court-martialed soldier Jack Harper, sent to destroy an alien race on a distant planet; and After Earth – Astronaut Cypher Raige (Will Smith) and his son (Jaden Smith) crash-land their spaceship on Earth a millennia years after a cataclysmic event has transformed the planet into an exotic and savage world.
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Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities Vol. 3 TPB – The Orm of Loch Ness TPB

Billy the Kid’s Old Timey Oddities Vol. 3 TPB – The Orm of Loch Ness TPB
By: Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, Kyle Hotz, Daniel Brown
The world believes the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid was killed by Pat Garrett, but in reality the Kid is very much alive, the hired gun of Fineas Sproule’s traveling spectacle of biological curiosities-or “freaks,” as Billy calls them. In their latest adventure, Billy and crew head to Loch Ness to rescue their lizard-skinned comrade Callahan from the wrath of Count Dracula.

* From the Eisner Award-winning creator of The Goon!
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Doctor Who Lady Of Mercia Audio CD

Doctor Who Lady Of Mercia Audio CD
By: Paul Magrs
A new adventure in time and space for the Fifth Doctor, Tegan, Turlough, and Nyssa. The TARDIS brings the Doctor to the University of Frodsham, close to where the warrior queen Æthelfrid fought a desperate and bloody rearguard action against the savage Danes. Over a thousand years later, battle is still being raged, with student activists taking on savage funding cuts – and disrupting a conference about Æthelfrid convened by history professor John Bleak. Meanwhile, over in the Physics Department, Dr Philippa Stone is working night and day on a top-secret project, but can her theoretical time machine really be the solution to the University’s problems?

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Aquaman New 52 Costume T-Shirt

Aquaman New 52 Costume T-Shirt
Suit up as the King of Atlantis with this new Aquaman costume t-shirt!
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The Chronicles of Conan Volume 24: Blood Dawn and Other Stories TPB

The Chronicles of Conan Volume 24: Blood Dawn and Other Stories TPB
By: Jim Owsley, Don Kraar, John Buscema, Ernie Chan, Mike Docherty, Ernie Chan, Dave Simons, George Roussos, Ken Feduniewicz, John Buscema
Conan, now a warlord of Koth, is sent by his jealous and spiteful king on a doomed foray into the territory of bloodthirsty Kushite marauders. But greater perils await as Conan and his men again encounter Imhotep, demon from beyond the stars, who seeks Conan’s life and the enchanted amulet the barbarian carries. Collects Conan the Barbarian #182-#189 and Conan the Barbarian Annual #11.
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ABC Warriors Volgan War GN Vol. 01

ABC Warriors Volgan War GN Vol. 01
By: Pat Mills, Clint Langley
As the A.B.C. Warriors travel across Mars to recruit their latest companion, they recall their battles in the Volgan War, a vicious conflict fought for oil on Earth. Hammerstein, Mongrol, and Joe Pineapples relate their personal experiences fighting the bloodthirsty Ikon, and find that their tales contain a sinister common thread. Just who was the mysterious Zippo, and what was the Phoenix Programme? Then in Volume 2, ever closer to retrieving their comrade Zippo from Marineris, ‘The Ugliest City in the Galaxy,’ Deadlock and Blackblood recount dark tales from their involvement in the Volgan War, and an ex-ABC Warrior nursing a big grudge commits the ultimate act of betrayal!
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Green Eggs And Maakies HC

Green Eggs And Maakies HC
By: Tony Millionaire
The ever-popular Maakies blends vaudeville-style humor with a style that harkens back to the glory days of the American comic strip.

Green Eggs and Maakies features yet another two years’ worth of strips culled from over a dozen of the largest U.S. weekly newspapers and is presented in a deluxe landscape format that complements the strip’s elegant and classical style.
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Doctor Who Comp Chron Apocalypse Mirror Audio CD

Doctor Who Comp Chron Apocalypse Mirror Audio CD
By: Simon Barnard
A new adventure with the Third Doctor, as told by his companion, Sergeant Benton. At the Doctor’s request, Sergeant Benton is investigating ghosts and missing people in Kettering, while undercover as a local councillor And that’s how he comes to meet Margery Phipps. An alien incursion in the town hall leads them on a journey to a terrible future, one where Margery discovers how she changed a world, and the life of a whole civilization hangs in the balance!
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Action Comics #22

Action Comics #22
By: Scott Lobdell, Philip Tan, Tony S. Daniel
A group of warriors from space come to Earth in search of their new king-and they’ve set their sites set on Superman to lead them!
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Red She-hulk #67

Red She-hulk #67
By: Jeff Parker, Carlo Pagulayan, Francesco Francavilla
“ROUTE 616” CONCLUSION! IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS!

The MAD THINKER has improved the next generation of Super-Soldiers and they are here to finish the rampage of the RED SHE-HULK!

Is Betty stuck in Omega Stage Hulk form forever?

Will MACHINE MAN, SHE-HULK and humanity pay the price for Betty’s interference of the future?
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Green Lantern #22 (Variant Cover Edition)

Green Lantern #22 (Variant Cover Edition)
By: Robert Venditti, Billy Tan
Larfleeze arrives on Oa to find the Corps at their most desperate, while Hal is forced to throw new Green Lantern recruits into a battle they might not win! And don’t miss the birth of a brand new threat.

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John Stanley Library Nancy HC Vol. 04

John Stanley Library Nancy HC Vol. 04
In the fourth and final volume of the John Stanley Library’s Nancy comics, the whole gang is back. Readers are treated to still more uproarious antics from Nancy, Sluggo, Spike, Aunt Fritzi, and Mr. & Mrs. McOnions. In these stories, Nancy has a dream that seems a little too real, Sluggo’s moth cupboard turns out to be pretty profitable, and Rollo Haveall takes rhubarb and blackberry pie revenge on an ungrateful Nancy. John Stanley’s work is incredibly fresh and funny half a century later. Pudgy, irritable, and always trying to find ways to have fun, Sluggo and Nancy’s hijinks are laugh-a-minute.
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Avengers #15

Avengers #15
By: Jonathan Hickman, Stefano Caselli, Leinil Francis Yu
‘ECHO TERRA’

Prelude to INFINITY: Part Two.

Aliens races fleeing an intergalactic terror crash to Earth, just as the Avengers are occupied with the now-active Origin Sites!

Captain Universe and Manifold take a trip across the universe.

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Swamp Thing #22

Swamp Thing #22
By: Charles Soule, Kano, Jock
The mysterious Seeder has given a desperate town in Scotland an astonishing gift: a tree that bears whiskey like fruit! It’s a disturbance in the natural order that draws the Swamp Thing’s attention-trouble is, it’s caught the eye of John Constantine as well!

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Avengers AI #1

Avengers AI #1By: Sam Humphries, Andre Araujo
HARDER. BETTER. FASTER. STRANGER.

The triumph of Hank Pym turns to tragedy for the human race. . . an unfathomable Pandora’s Box of destruction!

When a brave new world is unleashed, only one team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes can save us from the future – AVENGERS A.I.!

THE VISION! HANK PYM! VICTOR MANCHA! DOOMBOT! The mysterious ALEXIS! MONICA CHANG, AGENT OF S.H.I.E.L.D.!

The AGE OF ULTRON is over! The AGE OF A.I. is NOW!

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Batman Incorporated #12

Batman Incorporated #12
By: Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham
Leviathan and the Heretic are on the ropes. . . could Batman be on the verge of avenging all he’s lost?
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Doctor Who 3 TPB Vol. 02 Eye Of Ashaya

Doctor Who 3 TPB Vol. 02 Eye Of Ashaya
By: Andy Diggle, Josh Adams, Mark Buckingham
In “The Eye of Ashaya” Andy Diggle and Craig Hamilton bring you a tale of the Doctor, Amy, and Rory on a luxury star-liner for some rest but as the Doctor crosses paths with a thief from his past, any thoughts of peace go right out the porthole.

In “Space Oddity,” Joshua Hale Fialkov and Horacio Domingues tell the story of a cosmonaut’s attempt at the first space walk in 1965, as his crew watches in horror as he’s swallowed whole by a shadow. Only the Doctor can save the spacecraft and the historically important mission.
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Pacific Rim Man Machine & Monsters HC

Pacific Rim Man Machine & Monsters HC
By: David S. Cohen
Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters chronicles the creative development of the epic sci-fi adventure from Academy Award-Nominated filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures – the studio that has ruled the box office with The Dark Knight trilogy, 300, Inception, The Hangover, and the forthcoming Man of Steel.Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters chronicles the production of the film with stunning concept art, captivating photography, and cast and crew descriptions of the shoot.
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Green Arrow #22

Green Arrow #22
By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Count Vertigo makes his debut in The New 52! And just when Ollie thinks he’s got it all figured out, another piece of his family mystery emerges only this one is still breathing!
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ABC Warriors Volgan War GN Vol. 02

ABC Warriors Volgan War GN Vol. 02
By: Pat Mills, Clint Langley
Ever closer to retrieving their comrade Zippo from Marineris, ‘The Ugliest City in the Galaxy,’ Deadlock and Blackblood recount dark tales from their involvement in the Volgan War. While past secrets create new hostilities within the team, an ex-ABC Warrior nursing a big grudge commits the ultimate act of betrayal!
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Animal Man Symbol T-Shirt

Animal Man Symbol T-Shirt
Buddy Baker is the man of the hour on the new Animal Man Symbol T-Shirt. Influenced by his costume, the new shirt features the stylized ‘A’ imprinted in color on a Twilight Blue, 100% cotton heavyweight shirt. Catch the new symbol as well as our ever-popular previously-offered AM shirts!! NOW AVAILABLE for sale in Canada and U.K.
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Mark Waid Green Hornet #3

Mark Waid Green Hornet #3
By: Mark Waid, Daniel Indro, Paolo Rivera
For the first time, Kato has seen the darkest side of his partner, the Green Hornet–and the fracture between them will bring pain and suffering to both men – and to the entire city of Chicago!
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Earth 2 #14

Earth 2 #14
By: James Robinson, Nicola Scott, Juan Doe
The bells of war ring loudly as Green Lantern, The Flash and Doctor Fate attack Steppenwolf head on- with the future of Earth 2 hanging in the balance!
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Owl #1 (of 4)

Owl #1 (of 4)
By: J. T. Krul, Hubert Khan Michael, Alex Ross
Fear the shadows, the Owl has returned! Lost for 50 years in an ethereal limbo, the Owl has come back to find a violent and desperate world of strangers. The woman he loved is gone, but he remains determined to continue his fight for justice. Can the Owl withstand the challenges awaiting him. . . or will this new reality crush his body and spirit?
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Thief Of Thieves #15

Thief Of Thieves #15
By: Robert Kirkman, Shawn Martinbrough
It’s go time for Conrad’s Italian heist!
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Shadow #15

Shadow #15
By: Chris Roberson, Giovanni Timpano, Alex Ross
The Shadow has come face-to-face with the killer known as “The Light,” and barely managed to survive the encounter. Who is this mysterious woman? Where has she come from? And how has she gained mystic skills and martial abilities that make her a match for the weird avenger of the night himself?
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