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Watchmen Rorschach Bobble Head
Watchmen aren’t over…they’re just smaller!
First-ever Watchmen bobble head, featuring Rorschach!
Stands over 7-inches tall.
This first-ever Watchmen bobble head based on the hit movie adaptation of the classic graphic novel is the one and only Rorschach! Posed on a Doomsday clock base, Rorschach stands over 7-inches tall and features movie-accurate details. Order yours today!
Size: 7-inches tall
Squadron Supreme By Mark Gruenwald HC Omnibus
By: Mark Gruenwald, Bob Hall, Paul Ryan, Paul Neary, John Buscema, Alex Ross
Hyperion! Power Princess! Dr. Spectrum! The Whizzer! Nighthawk!
What happens when the greatest heroes of an alternate world institute the Utopia Project, vowing to abolish war and crime, to eliminate poverty and hunger, and to cure death itself! Can they possibly succeed? And when do heroes stop being heroes? Mark Gruenwald explores the ethics of heroism in his best-known story. Guest-starring Captain America and featuring the end of a world at the hands of the Scarlet Centurion!
This title collects
SQUADRON SUPREME (1985) #1-12, CAPTAIN AMERICA (1968) #314 and SQUADRON SUPREME: DEATH OF A UNIVERSE
Bullseye Perfect Game #1 (of 2)
By: Charlie Huston, Shawn Martinbrough, Tim Bradstreet
There was a year when no one knew where he was. When Bullseye – the world’s greatest assassin – simply vanished without a trace. In the glare of the white hot lights, no one noticed the lanky stranger with the rubber arm, throwing heat that could, well, take off a man’s head.
See, every man needs a challenge, a moment when he faces impossible odds, when he looks deep inside himself and sees what he’s really made of. Bullseye’s next pitch is one for the history books.
By: Jason Lutes
The beginning of the third book of the acclaimed historical trilogy!
Kurt Severing, having forsaken his career as a writer, is a lost man. He finds himself drawn to the Communist party, the only viable opposition to the National Socialists, who in the election of 1930 have gained legitimacy in the national government.
Silvia Braun, bent on asserting her strength in memory of her murdered mother, comes into her own as a Communist street fighter, compromising her relationship with the Jewish family that has taken her under its wing. And the true nature of the relationship between Marthe Muller and Anna Albrecht is discovered when their landlady surprises them in bed together.
Chaos War #3 (of 5)
By: Greg Pak & Fred Van Lente, Khoi Pham, Bryan Hitch
THE END OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE IS NIGH! As the penultimate step in the destruction of all creation, the CHAOS KING’S annihilating army of slave gods — including an undead (and angry) ARES, GOD OF WAR — takes on every divine pantheon on this mudball called Earth!
Can Thor, Allfather Hercules and the God Squad rally Earth’s feuding gods to beat back their common enemy and save existence itself? Or will a shocking betrayal pave the way for the triumph of chaos and darkness?
More epic, divine madness from New York Times Bestselling ‘Incredible Hercules’ writers Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente and fan-favorite penciler Khoi Pham!
Coffin HC 10th Ann Ed
By: Phil Hester, Mike Huddleston
The legendary cult classic returns to print in this deluxe hardcover tenth anniversary edition. Dr. Ashar Ahmad is a brilliant but heartless scientist intent on proving the physical existence of the soul, going as far as to create an impenetrable cybernetic skin that will trap the human soul after the body within has died-a walking coffin. Only when a dying Ahmad is encased in one of his prototypes does he realize the value of the life he has wasted.
A desperate race to reclaim his technology from an evil corporate overlord, and save the life of the daughter he once disavowed, force him to become the man he never was in life. An amazing combination of science fiction, horror, and spiritual awakening, The Coffin is one of the classics of independent comics.
Iron Man Thor #1 (of 4)
By: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, Scot Eaton, Ron Garney
Thor, God of Thunder, Son of Asgard, heir to the ancient and mythic heritage of divine power! Iron Man, invincible hero, miracle of technology, offspring of scientific genius and engineering wonder!
These two mightiest of Avengers come together to face a menace that is both magical and technological, and which threatens to wipe away the pantheons of legend and science so it can replace them with a shocking new order for the Twenty First century!
Written by fan favorites DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING (Guardians of the Galaxy) and penciled by SCOT EATON (Doomwar).
Graphic NYC Presents Vol. 01 Dean Haspiel Early Years SC
By: Christopher Irving, Dean Haspiel
Graphic NYC Presents: Dean Haspiel-The Early Years gives the low-down on the revolutionary indie artist, from his salad days working for Howard Chaykin on American Flagg! to his digital days spearheading the ACT-I-VATE Web collective.
The creators of nycgraphicnovelists.com, Christopher Irving and Seth Kushner, bring you Dino’s early Billy Dogma and semi-autobio comics presented against the framework of Irving’s essays and Kushner and Ryan Roman’s photography.
Along with a color section, this trade also features a never-before seen Billy Dogma story and artwork, all selected by Dean himself.
Enjoy 192 pages of Dino’s aggro-moxie in this sexy, black-and-white trade with a 16-page color section, the first of a new series by Graphic NYC!
Hawkeye & Mockingbird #6
By: Jim McCann, David Lopez, Paul Renaud
Attention new readers: This shock-filled issue is a great jumping-on point! After last issue’s daring developments, learn what will impact our deadly duo next!
What is Hawkeye’s new mission? Why is Mockingbird in the Savage Land? What secret is Dominic Fortune keeping? And who is the mysterious organization that is launching plans to destroy the lives of our troubled tandem?
Time to leap on the rollercoaster that has Newsarama.com’s Best Shots raving ‘It’s lighthearted swashbuckling with romance and intrigue…just like the skills of its titular heroes, this is a book you can’t miss.’
Marvelman Familys Finest #5 (of 6)
By: Mick Anglo & Various, Mike Perkins
With one word – KIMOTA! – newspaper copy boy Micky Moran becomes the invincible, indestructible Marvelman! In 1954, MARVELMAN #25 began the saga of one of the most storied characters ever to emerge from the British comics market.
Now, thrill to the adventures of Marvelman, Young Marvelman and Kid Marvelman as they take on enemy agents, mad scientists and more in this ‘best of’ series!
Punisher In Blood #1 (of 5)
By: Rick Remender, Roland Boschi, Francesco Mattina
Frank Castle is back. Back for revenge. Back in New York. Back to cleaning its streets. Back together, healed and strong, his mission resumed as he partakes in the sweet wet work, and notches up one of the highest body counts in Punisher history.
Cyber sensei Henry Russo is back, keeping Frank proficient with an eye in the sky. Others are back as well – two of Frank’s most sadistic enemies united in a new vindictive plot: Enter the Jigsaw Bothers!
Doctor Who 5th Doctor & Master Action Figure Set
Imported from the UK! In the penultimate adventure of the fifth Doctor’s era, ‘The Planet of Fire,’ the fifth Doctor, Turlough, and Peri became embroiled in one of the Master’s latest schemes on the distant planet of Sarn.
This action-figure two pack features new figures of the fifth Doctor (portrayed by Peter Davison) and the Master (portrayed by Anthony Ainley) as they appeared in the 1984 Doctor Who story.
By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Here it is!! The latest chapter in the best reviewed, creator-owned comics sensation of the year! Scarlet has had enough and has planted her flag. The world is broken and she’s going to fix it. But there are those who will not let this stand. In this issue you meet them.
The sides are being drawn. The first issue sold out the same week it shipped! Are you going to let that happen to you again? Hop on the Scarlet train for a comic book experience unlike anything else out there!From the Eisner award-winning team behind Daredevil, Spider-Woman, the Avengers and Halo.
Cthulhu Dice Bag Plush
When Cthulhu eats your sanity, you’re in trouble. But when he eats your dice, he’ll give them back! The Cthulhu Dice Bag is soft plush (15″ long, 9″ wide) with far more eyes, tentacles, and wings than any ordinary dice bag. He’ll hold dozens of ordinary six-siders or non-Euclidean polyhedrons in his zippered pouch. Or, of course, Sanity tokens from Cthulhu Dice. Using the Cthulhu Dice Bag in summoning rituals is not recommended, but mostly because summoning Cthulhu is really a bad idea…
Bela Lugosi Tales From Grave #1
By: John Cassaday, Gammill, Basil Gogos
An anthology of stories in the classic horror comics tradition, presented by horror film icon Bela Lugosi with the help of his assistant, Hugo, and his sexy vampire groupie, Nosferina.
Also featuring Lugosi portraits by various artists, a short claymation-style photo strip starting the aging Lugosi and his Ed Wood film co-star, Tor Johnson and a text piece by eminent Lugosi scholar and author Gary D. Rhodes. Creators include Kerry Gammill, John Cassaday, Terry Beatty, Bruce Timm, and many more.
Doctor Who Classic Season 18 4th Doctor Action Figure
Imported from the UK! The Doctor, as portrayed by Tom Baker, the fourth actor to essay the role of the enigmatic Time Lord from Gallifrey, masked his brilliant and inventive mind behind a facade of bohemian eccentricity. The longest-lived incarnation of the Doctor thus far, he was forced to regenerate after losing a fight with his old enemy, the Master, and falling from a radio telescope to the ground beneath him. This Doctor Who action figure pack comes with the fourth Doctor, wearing his burgundy jacket, accompanied by his trusty robotic companion, K-9. Blister card packaging.
Jack Kirby Collector #55
‘Kirby Goes To Hollywood’ as the Jack Kirby Collector examines the King’s forays in and out of Hollywood.
Inside you will find a comparison of the most recent Star Wars films to ‘The Pact’ and ‘Himon’ Fourth World issues, a look at his time at Ruby-Spears animation as a designer on Thundarr the Barbarian, how Kirby inspired Hollywood productions from the 1940s through today, plus how television and film were worked into Kirby’s comics work.
Venture Bros Brock Samson Bobble Head
The Venture Bros. has been one of [adult swim]’s top animated series since its debut, and this autumn the characters from the sardonic and slapstick series come to life as a series of 7″ tall bobble heads from Bip Bang Pow! Choose from stalwart secret agent Brock Samson, super-villain The Monarch, or expert necromancer Dr. Orpheus. Each comes atop a logo base. Window box packaging.
Iron Man Legacy #8
By: Fred Van Lente, Steve Kurth, Juan Doe
Caught between the SERPENT SOCIETY on one side and THE PRIDE on the other in his attempts to remake the impoverished Imperio neighborhood in Los Angeles, TONY STARK makes the daring move to take his case directly to the people themselves-but can anything make them stand up against the super villain masters of L.A.?
One thing might, when IRON MAN makes an appearance-except at the moment it’s JIM RHODES under the golden mask, and he’s not too thrilled with what Tony is doing! Find out why here!
Baltimore: The Plague Ships #4
By: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, Ben Stenbeck, Dave Stewart
While hunting the vampire responsible for the death of his family, Lord Baltimore gets stranded on a haunted island, where horrible fungus spores cover the beaches and rotting corpses don’t stay dead.
* Based on the novel by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.
Strange Tales 2 #2 (of 3)
By: Jaime Hernandez
Marvel’s critically acclaimed indie anthology returns! The best, most exciting cartoonists working today re-imagine Marvel’s greatest characters in three giant-sized issues! And with no ads! Get excited, folks. Comics absolutely do not get more awesome than this! Don’t miss out on what’s guaranteed to be one of the best reads of the year!!!
Providing insight into the famed Cthulhu mythos of H. P. Lovecraft as well as the countless mythical threats that creep among Earth’s population, this comprehensive handbook explores the transdimensional beings, subterranean creatures, and fantastical beasts that lurk in the corners of time. From encounters with Barnabas Marsh and Wilbur Whateley to dangerous seaside communities, this witty exploration covers the multitude of imaginary dangers, escape options, and chances of survival when confronting these horrors. Shoggoths, Nightgaunts, ghouls, and Cthulhu all have ventured into popular culture in the form of cuddly toys, but as this entertaining overview proves, these monsters are not so warm and fuzzy when met face-to-face, face-to-muzzle, or face-to-tentacles. Authoritative and hilarious, this “survival guide” sheds light on the mysterious and often unimaginable world of Cthulhu.
About the Author
Rachel Gray is a software writer. She has worked as a freelance copy editor, author, and designer for numerous publishers specializing in H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. She is the author of several dark fiction, fantasy, and science fiction stories. She lives in Detroit, Michigan. William Jones is an English professor and game designer. He is the author of The Strange Cases of Rudolph Pearson and Voodoo Virus and the editor of Dark Wisdom magazine as well as the anthologies Arkham Tales, High Seas Cthulhu, Horrors Beyond, and R’lyeh Rising. He lives in Metamora, Michigan.
Classic Mummy 7 Inch Plush
Frankenstein’s Monster. The Wolfman. The Mummy. The Creature from the Black Lagoon. For eighty years these cinematic legends have frightened and delighted audiences, and their adventures have become legendary. Now these classic Universal Monsters are ready to terrorize a new generation with Funko’s 7″ tall plushes!
Each of these iconic monsters are given a soft, loveable, and huggable makeover to bring their owners pleasant dreams, not horrific nightmares! Collect all four!
By: Jeff Lemire, Rafael Albuquerque
Superboy is back in a brand-new ongoing series! Join Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and amazing up-and-coming artist Pier Gallo as they take Superboy on a journey to a side of Smallville not even Superman knows about!
What mysteries lurk beneath the surface of this all-American town – and what are their direct ties to Superboy? The start of the next great DC Universe epic begins right here!
By: Joe Casey, Tom Scioli
BOOK THIRTY-THREE: DØGLAND
Sometimes, there are no words… Thank Iboga we’ve got a cover to show! And what a cover! Guess where Commander Adam Archer is goingÖ? GØDLAND’S TICKING CLOCK IS POUNDING IN THE EARS OF ALL HUMANITY!
Thor By Michael Straczynski Omnibus HC Dm Variant Ed
By: J. Michael Straczynski, M Djurdjevic, O Coipel, D Aja, Michael Turner
Witness the return of Thor in a story only J. Michael Straczynski could tell!
Returned to the pantheon of great Marvel heroes, the Asgardian God of Thunder is reunited with the mortal form of Dr. Don Blake. Together, they must reckon with the legacy of the mythic Norse kingdom and the awakening of its immortal heroes – but in a world that may not want them back! J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5 creator, Changeling screenwriter) hits a grand slam with his reappraisal of the Thor mythos, a creative success on so many levels the glowing praise from fans and critics alike is becoming routine.
Walking Dead TPB Vol. 13 Too Far Gone
By: Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard
Life in the community is as near as Rick and his group can ever hope to come to returning to normal life. So why is Rick so on edge? Will his behavior spell doom for everyone else? Will they let it get that far?
MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES
This title collects
The Walking Dead #73-78
Mystery Society #4
By: Steve Niles, Fiona Staples
After being framed for murder by the government, Nick and Anastasia are forced to abandon their home for a new, secret headquarters.
Meanwhile, in Baltimore, new team members Secret Skull and the robot Verne are hot on the trail of the thief who stole the skull of Edgar Allan Poe!
Avengers Academy #6
By: Christos Gage, Mike McKone
Reptil goes Jurassic on Tigra! When Humberto is elected class leader of Avengers Academy, it should be a dream come true but instead it’s a nightmare!
As he struggles with the weight of his repressed grief and anger, added to the responsibility he feels to keep his teammates on the heroic path, something’s got to give…and it might just be Reptil’s humanity!
Plus: more on Quicksilver and Finesse, the villainy of Mentallo, and another Avengers guest appearance in the series that Comic Book Club Live hails as ‘All of the fun of ’90s New Warriors with a dark side.’
Taskmaster #3 (of 4)
By: Fred Van Lente, Jefte Paolo, Francesco Mattina
GUEST-STARRING NICK FURY AND STEVE ROGERS, SUPER-SOLDIER!
Fan-favorite anti-hero Taskmaster and his thoroughly involuntary sidekick/love interest Mercedes Merced are on the precipice of unlocking Tasky’s secret origin, which is so secret even he doesn’t know what it is.
The final leg of the journey involves storming a foreboding Bavarian castle … high in the South American Andes? And if that wasn’t bizarre enough, Taskmaster finds goose-stepping Seig-Heiling death in ‘THE TOWN WHERE EVERYONE IS HITLER’.
You need to read it to believe it! We guarantee you won’t read a stranger tale this year without the benefit of chemical enhancement!
Doctor Who Classic 3rd Doctors Sonic Screwdriver
Imported from the UK! The Sonic Screwdriver is a versatile tool used by the Doctor for opening hatches, panels, and controls. Later uses included cutting through walls and even as a conventional screwdriver. During the third Doctor’s exile on Earth he had a larger and more detailed version, which had a decorated silver handle and stripes. This electronic replica features 2 sounds and spring-loaded sound activation.
B.P.R.D.: King of Fear TPB
By: Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, Guy Davis, Dave Stewart
A story that began in the first issue of Hellboy concludes with the B.P.R.D. team set to permanently wipe out the subterranean colony of frog monsters that have been a story–driving plague. With Memnan Saa dead, agents Liz and Abe take on the powerful King of Fear–who ultimately reveals that it is, in fact, the B.P.R.D. members themselves who will lead the world to apocalypse, not the supernatural monsters, demons, or colossal squidbots.
* Collects B.P.R.D.: King of Fear issues #1–#5.
* Since being featured prominently in the two Hellboy motion pictures, The B.P.R.D. has established a large readership of its own!
Green Lantern Agent Orange TPB
By: Geoff Johns, Philip Tan
The prelude to BLACKEST NIGHT is collected in this trade paperback featuring GREEN LANTERN #39-42! A war of light explodes across the Vega System – and the Green Lantern Corps, led by Hal Jordan, must battle the bizarre Orange Lantern Corps and its leader, Agent Orange, possibly the most vile being in the universe.
Plus, the Guardians’ pact with the criminals of the universe is revealed.
Tom Strong And The Robots Of Doom #6 (of 6)
By: Peter Hogan, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Has the menace of the Dero robots been eliminated? Have Tom Strong and Albrecht returned to the present day? What happened to Dr. Permafrost?
Will Tesla and Val ever get married? Join Peter Hogan and Chris Sprouse as they answer all these questions and more in our mind-bending finale!