Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, August 27, 2014

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        Another week, another Wednesday.  It’s like Christmas 52 times a year!   TOP OF THE STACK Rai #4  – Valiant Comics Writer:  Matt Kindt Art:  Clayton Crain What Valiant says: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first … Continue reading

Action Comics #1 Sells for $3.2 Million Dollars at Auction

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  A copy of Action Comics #1, rated at an astounding 9.0 by CGC,set a record today.  It sold for  just over $3.2 at auction on eBay to an unnamed bidder.     The comic, which introduced Superman to the world, is widely considered the Holy Grail of comic collecting, with only a handful of the 200,000 or so copies that were originally produced in 1938.  Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What’s New for August 13, 2014

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  It’s Wednesday.  You know what that means.     There are over 450 different items headed to your local comic shop this week (when you include all the variant covers, re-solicitations, magazines and collectables. Here is what we think will be the best of the best.   TOP OF THE STACK Archer & Armstrong #23 – Valiant Comics Writers: Fred Van Lente Art: Pere Perez What Valiant says: THE END IS NEAR HERE! Archer … Continue reading

DC Bricks It Up With Lego Covers

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  DC has announced that November’s alternative cover theme will be Lego. The latest in a long line of alternative covers from DC will tie in with the release of LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham game, coming out November 30.   There will be a total of 22 books sporting the building brick mini-fig covers, showcasing most of the DCU’s major characters.   DC has scattered previews of all the covers across the web, like an … Continue reading

Staff Picks – Comics for August 6, 2014

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Ok,  it’s been a crazy summer here, and we haven’t had a chance to keep you in the loop of what’s coming up each week at your local comic shop.   We’re sorry about that.  But we are back, and it’s Wednesday,  so what do you say we tell what’s good this week. Harbinger: Omegas #1 – Valiant Comics Writers: Joshua Dysart Art: Rafael Sandoval What Valiant says: “It matters not how man dies, but how … Continue reading