Friday, December 31, 2010

New Year's Hours @ Curious Comics

Curious Comics will be closing at 5:00 PM on New Year's Eve, but we'll be back again with our usual store hours on Sunday January 2. Happy New Year, everyone!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

New Today @ Curious Comics!

ACTION COMICS #896
ALICE I/T COUNTRY OF HEARTS GN VOL 05 (OF 5) (MR)
ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN WOLVERINE #4 (OF 6)
ASTONISHING X-MEN XENOGENESIS #4 (OF 5)
AVENGERS #8
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #1
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER TALES HC
CAPTAIN AMERICA #613
CARNAGE #2 (OF 5)
CHAOS WAR X-MEN #1 (OF 2)
DAKEN DARK WOLVERINE #4
DEADPOOL CORPS #9
DETECTIVE COMICS #872
FLASH #8 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GI JOE #25
GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #18
GREEN ARROW #7 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GREEN LANTERN #61 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
HALO FALL OF REACH BOOT CAMP #3 (OF 4) (MR)
HELLBOY SLEEPING & DEAD #1 (OF 2)
HETALIA AXIS POWERS GN VOL 02 (OF 3) (MR)
HULK #28
INCOGNITO BAD INFLUENCES #2 (MR)
JACK OF FABLES #49 (MR)
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #46
LIFE WITH ARCHIE MARRIED LIFE #6
NEMESIS #4 (OF 4) (MR)
NEW MUTANTS #20
OSBORN #2 BIG
PREVIEWS #268 JANUARY 2011
SECRET WARRIORS #23
SHIELD #5
SPIDER-GIRL #2
TEEN TITANS #90
TRANSFORMERS SECTOR 7 #4 (OF 5)
TRUE BLOOD #6 (OF 6)
ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 3 #5 (OF 6)
ULTIMATE COMICS THOR #3 (OF 4)
WHAT IF 200
WIDOWMAKER #2 (OF 4)
WIZARD MAGAZINE #234
X-23 #4

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Spotlight on: The Hobbit Board Game

Join Bilbo Baggins as he ventures forth from the Shire on his famous journey to the Lonely Mountain! Designed by Reiner Knizia, The Hobbit is a board game of bidding, chance & treasure for 2-5 players. Taking on the roles of dwarves, players must guide Bilbo on his quest to reach the treasure hidden in the dragon Smaug's lair... but beware! Smaug is suspects the worst and is even now descending upon Laketown, seeking to drive the last remnants of the old kingdom out of the shadow of the Lonely Mountain and ruin your quest!

The Hobbit Board Game is available now @ Curious Comics!

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

New Comics Delayed!

Due to circumstances beyond our control (we're looking at you, Santa), this week's new comics will arrive on Thursday December 30. We apologize for any inconvenience!

Monday, December 27, 2010

Boxing Day Sale - Held Over!

This just in - the Curious Comics Boxing Day Sale has been held over until Wednesday December 29! Look for big discounts on all your favourite comics, books, games and collectibles... but don't leave it too long, or all you might find left on our shelves will be the dust bunnies!

Thor: Wolves of the North

Get ready for an all new tale of classic Thor brought to you by Mike Carey and Mike Perkins! As Hela lays siege to Asgard, demon hordes are set loose to wreak havoc on the Earth. Weakened and alone, Thor must make a dangerous bargain with a mortal woman in order to mount a last defense against on the forces of death and chaos -- but is the God of Thunder walking into a trap?

Thor: Wolves of the North is available now @ Curious Comics!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Boxing Day Sale On Now!

What are you doing reading this? The Curious Comics Boxing Day Sale is on from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM today! Get to your local Curious Comics ASAP and check out all the amazing deals!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas Eve & Boxing Day Hours

Just to give everyone a heads-up: Curious Comics will be closing at 5:00 PM on Christmas Eve, Friday December 24, but we'll be back again to kick off our huge Boxing Day Sale bright & early at 9:00 AM on Sunday December 26. Hope to see you there!

Merry Christmas from everyone at Curious Comics!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

DC Heroclix: 75th Anniversary Set Out Now!

Get ready for an army of all-new fan-favourite heroes and villains looking to blow your HeroClix campaign wide open! Some of the biggest names in DC Comics -- from the first Golden Age champions to the most modern crimebusting crusaders -- are coming to your gaming table with the arrival if the all-new DC HeroClix: 75th Anniversary Set! This expansion features 60 new collectible HeroClix figures ranging from recreations of iconic comic covers from the 1940s to the heroes of the new White Lantern Corps.

The DC HeroClix: 75th Anniversary Set is available now @ Curious Comics!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

New Today @ Curious Comics!

ALAN MOORE NEONOMICON #3 (OF 4) (MR)
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #10 (MR)
ANGEL ILLYRIA #2 (OF 4)
ARCHIE #616
BATMAN ANNUAL #28
BATMAN INCORPORATED #2
BATMAN STREETS OF GOTHAM #18
CHAOS WAR DEAD AVENGERS #2 (OF 3)
CHEW #16 (MR)
DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #8 (OF 10)
DEADPOOL #30
DEADPOOL PULP #4 (OF 4)
DOCTOR WHO TALKING IN YOUR POCKET VER 2
FANTASTIC FOUR #586
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #55 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GREEN LANTERN LARFLEEZE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1
GUILD VORK #1
HAUNT #12
HELLBLAZER #274 (MR)
INCORRUPTIBLE #13
INCREDIBLE HULKS #619
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #33
JUSTICE LEAGUE GENERATION LOST #16 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #52
KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #169
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #8
LONE RANGER & TONTO #4 (C: 0-1-1)
NAMOR FIRST MUTANT #5
NGE SHINJI IKARI RAISING PROJECT TP VOL 07
POWER GIRL #19
ROBERT E HOWARDS SAVAGE SWORD #1
SECRET AVENGERS #8
STAR WARS INVASION RESCUES #6 (OF 6)
SUPERIOR #3 (OF 6) (MR)
SUPERMAN BATMAN #79
TALES FROM WONDERLAND TP VOL 03
ULTIMATE COMICS DOOM #1 (OF 4)
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #151
UNCANNY X-MEN #531
WARLORD OF MARS #3
WHAT IF DARK REIGN
WONDER WOMAN #605
WORLD OF WARCRAFT CURSE OF THE WORGEN #2 (OF 5)
X-FILES 30 DAYS OF NIGHT #6 (OF 6) (MR)
X-MEN #6
X-MEN LEGACY #243
ZATANNA #8

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Dungeons & Dragons & Gamma World Out Today!

Dungeons & Dragons Essentials: Dungeon Tiles Master Set - The Wilderness
This D&D Essentials Box Set contains 10 double-sided sheets of illustrated, die-cut terrain tiles printed on heavy cardstock featuring wilderness sites and terrain elements that Dungeon Masters can use to build exciting encounters set in the outdoors.

D&D: Gamma World - Famine In Far-Go
Surprisingly, the apocalypse hasn't exactly made the world a better place and the radioactive wastelands of Earth are home to many bizarre and barbaric creatures. Time to build a new food chain! Featuring a ready-to-play adventure, this Gamma World RPG expansion presents a menagerie of mutant creatures -- all of which can also be transferred over and used in the Dungeons & Dragons RPG.

D&D Essentials: Wilderness Tile Set & Gamma World - Famine In Far-Go are both available today @ Curious Comics!

Monday, December 20, 2010

'Twas the Week Before Christmas...

Christmas is just five days away... which means it's time for all you last-minute shoppers to start panicking! But if you find yourself running around trying to decide what to get for that special comics or games fan on your X-Mas list, don't forget that Curious Comics has gift cards available in any denomination from $15 to $250. There you go, the pressure's off! Wasn't that easy? Back to the egg-nog!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Savage Sword Returns!

Climb aboard for the first issue of Dark Horse's brand-new Robert E. Howard's Savage Sword anthology series! Each 80-page issue will showcase the exploits of Howard's heroes in new comic adventures as well as restored reprints of classic tales -- in addition to a wide range of bonus material! You'll see some familiar faces as well as some characters brand-new to comics -- all featuring the work of industry legends and today's top comics talent.

Robert E. Howard's Savage Sword #1 arrives Wednesday December 22 @ Curious Comics!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

World of Warcraft TCG: Worldbreaker Out Now!

In Worldbreaker, Goblin and Worgen Heroes and Allies from Cataclysm enter the World of Warcraft TCG arena for the first time! Plus, new race/class combos become available, Flying Mounts take flight, Heirloom gear comes into play, and new Hero powers become permanent! There has never been a better time to be a WoW TCG player!

World of Warcraft TCG: Worldbreaker is available now @ Curious Comics!

Friday, December 17, 2010

Spotlight on: Isla Dorada

Legends of fabulous treasure surround the mysterious island of Isla Dorada, where a once-mighty civilization built an empire before falling into ruin. Now your expedition has arrived on this exotic island. It's your chance for infinite riches... but you don’t want to share the loot with the rest of the expedition, do you?

From the all-star designer team of Bruno Faidutti, Alan R Moon, Andrea Angiolino & Piergiorgio Paglia, Isla Dorada is a board game of strategic bidding and exploration for 3-6 players.

Isla Dorada is available now @ Curious Comics!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Spotlight on: Northern Guard #1

Get ready for an all-Canadian action-filled poutine-eatin' hockey-playin' package of epic comic adventure! Northern Guard #1 is here, and Golden Age Canadian superheroes are finally back from beyond the mists of time. Johnny Canuck, Freelance, Commander Steele, Ghost Woman, Purple Rider, and the Red Rogue soar into action in all-new, full-length stories set in modern times, coupled with rare reprints of classic tales from the Golden Age of Canadian comics! You miss this and you are officially a hoser!

Northern Guard #1 is available now @ Curious Comics!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New Today @ Curious Comics!

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #650
ANGEL #40
ATOMIC ROBO DEADLY ART OF SCIENCE #2 (OF 5)
AVENGERS ACADEMY #7
BATMAN #705
BATMAN AND ROBIN #18
BATMAN ORPHANS #2 (OF 2)
BIRDS OF PREY #7
BLACK PANTHER MAN WITHOUT FEAR #513
BOYS HIGHLAND LADDIE #5 (OF 6) (MR)
BRIGHTEST DAY #16
CAPTAIN AMERICA MAN OUT OF TIME #2 (OF 5)
CHAOS WAR #4 (OF 5)
CONAN THE ROAD OF KINGS #1 (OF 6)
DEADPOOLMAX #3 (MR)
DMZ #60 (MR)
DR WHO MAGAZINE #428
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS #2
GREEN HORNET #11
GREEN LANTERN #60 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GREEN LANTERN EMERALD WARRIORS #5 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GREEN LANTERN PLASTIC MAN WEAPON MASS DECEPTION #1
HIGURASHI WHEN THEY CRY GN VOL 10
LOKI #2 (OF 4)
METALOCALYPSE DETHKLOK #2 (OF 3) (MR)
MOUSE GUARD BLACK AXE #1 (OF 6)
NORTHERN GUARD #1
OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB TP VOL 15
SPIRIT #9
STAR WARS LEGACY WAR #1 (OF 6)
STRANGE TALES 2 #3 (OF 3)
SUPERGIRL #59
SUPERMAN #706
THUNDERBOLTS #151
TIME MASTERS VANISHING POINT #5 (OF 6)
TITANS #30
TRON ORIGINAL MOVIE ADAPTATION #2 (OF 2)
UNCANNY X-FORCE #3
UNWRITTEN #20 (MR)
WHAT IF SPIDER-MAN
WOLVERINE #4
X-FACTOR #212
YOTSUBA & ! GN VOL 09

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mouse Guard - The Black Axe #1

The Eisner Award-winning Mouse Guard series returns with The Black Axe! In this prequel story, creator David Petersen unlocks the secrets of the most famous hero the Guard has ever known, as the wise oldfur Celanawe makes good on his promise to young Lieam and tells the young warrior the tale of the mouse who first wielded the deadly Black Axe.

Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #1 goes on sale tomorrow @ Curious Comics!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Preview: Resident Evil Deck Building Game

A deadly virus has brought the dead to life and filled them with a bloodlust that drives them to attack and infect any living thing they encounter! The secret to halting the spread of this horrific catastrophe lies hidden in a mysterious mansion belonging to the secretive Umbrella Corporation, and it's up to you to find it -- even as you fight for your survival against a legion of undead!

In Bandai's brand-new Resident Evil Deck Building Game, players choose one of their favorite Resident Evil characters, stock up on weapons and ammunition, and face down a legion of undead! Featuring three different game modes -- Story, Mercenary, and Versus -- the Resident Evil Deck Building Game promises to offer a massive amount of replayability.

Even better, early birds will get free alternate versions of Albert Wesker, Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield character cards when they purchase the main set -- while supplies last, of course! The Resident Evil Deck Building Game goes on sale @ Curious Comics on Wednesday December 15!

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Vive la Revolution!

Prepare for Revolution! In this new game from Steve Jackson Games (the folks who brought you the best-selling Munchkin series of games), players secretly bid against one another to gain the support of the people, win territory, and gather more resources. Will you attempt to make your stand at the tavern or the fortress? Knowing where to push for support and where to back away and let your opponents fight it out is the key to victory in this game of bluff, counter-bluff, and surprise!

Revolution! and its 5-6 player expanion The Palace are both available now @ Curious Comics!

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Stay Puft Marshmallows - Available Now!

It doesn't matter if you're Ghostbuster Ray Stantz or the earthly manifestation of death and destruction known as Gozer the Gozerian, one thing is clear -- Stay Puft Marshmallows are the discerning snacker's marshmallow brand of choice!

That pan-dimensional reputation for excellence continues with the release of these all-new gourmet Stay Puft Marshmallows. Produced using top-quality ingredients by the best small-batch marshmallow producer in the US, Stay Puft Marshmallows come complete with extra caffeine added for a quick burst of energy, helping you to cope with whatever horrors life can throw your way.

Stay Puft Marshmallows are available now @ Curious Comics!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Spotlight on: Jaipur Card Game

Games Magazine's Best New Family Card Game of the Year! Welcome to Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan. You are one of the two most powerful traders in the city... but that's not enough for you, because only the merchant with two Seals of Excellence will have the privilege of being invited to become the Maharaja's personal trader. Achieve excellence by buying, exchanging and selling at the best prices in Jaipur!

Jaipur, an award-winning, fast-playing & beautifully illustrated card game for two players, is available now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

The Emperor Protects!

Deathwatch RPG: The Emperor Protects offers up three new separate adventures for those brave enought to face the horrors and perils of the war-torn front lines of an Imperial Crusade. Will your Space Marines be able to win over a fierce and proud warrior culture to join the Imperium? Will a sinister conspiracy bring dire consequences to the Jericho Reach? Will the hunt for a missing Inquisitor be the last mission for your Kill-team as they face dark enemies in a mysterious city beneath the sea? Assemble your Kill Team and prepare to tackle these missions... before they tackle you!

The Emperor Protects is available now @ Curious Comics!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

New Today @ Curious Comics!

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #150
BATGIRL #16
BATMAN THE WIDENING GYRE HC VOL 01
BOOSTER GOLD #39
BPRD HELL ON EARTH NEW WORLD #5 (OF 5)
CAPTAIN AMERICA KORVAC SAGA #1 (OF 4)
CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER CITY OF DEMONS #5 (OF 5) (MR)
DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER LITTLE SISTERS ELURIA #1 (OF 5)
DCU HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2010 #1
DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #12
FABLES #100 (MR)
FIRST WAVE #5 (OF 6)
FLASH #7 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #161
GI JOE FUTURE NOIR SP #2 (OF 2)
GI JOE ORIGINS #22
INCREDIBLE HULKS #618
JUSTICE LEAGUE GENERATION LOST #15 (BRIGHTEST DAY)
KNIGHT & SQUIRE #3 (OF 6)
LADY MECHANIKA #1
NEW AVENGERS #7
NORTHLANDERS #35 (MR)
PROJECT SUPERPOWERS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1
QUEEN SONJA #12
RED ROBIN #18
ROSARIO VAMPIRE SEASON II TP VOL 03
SHADOWLAND AFTER THE FALL #1
SPIKE #3 (OF 8)
STAR TREK KHAN RULING IN HELL #3 (OF 4)
STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT AFLAME #3 (OF 5)
STAR WARS LEGACY TP VOL 10 EXTREMES
SUPERBOY #2
THOR #618
THUNDER AGENTS #2
TINY TITANS LITTLE ARCHIE #3 (OF 3)
TRANSFORMERS ONGOING #14
VAMPIRE KNIGHT TP VOL 11
WHAT IF WOLVERINE FATHER
WIDOWMAKER #1 (OF 4)

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Walking Dead T-Shirts

You've read the best-selling comics, you've watched the hit TV show... now you can show the world where your loyalties lie with a brand-new Walking Dead T-Shirt featuring gruesome art by series illustrator Charlie Adlard. It's zombie-riffic!

Walking Dead T-Shirts go on sale tomorrow @ Curious Comics!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Staff Pick: Heroes for Hire #1

Shadowland is over, and New York's heroes have been crippled in their battle with the Hand. Even as the survivors are trying to regroup and pick up the pieces, their most dangerous enemies are forming new alliances in the shadows... is there anyone left to stand against them?

Enter the new Heroes for Hire -- one of the most unusual teams you've ever seen! Throughout her adventuring career, Misty Knight has made quite a few contacts in all the right places, and she figures now is the best time to call in a debt or two and take back the mean streets of the Big Apple. The Black Widow, the Falcon, the Punisher, Moon Knight, Elektra, Ghost Rider, Iron Fist and many others -- Misty is the link that brings them all together to get the job done!

Brought to you by the best-selling creative team of writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning and artist Brad Walker, Heroes for Hire is a high-octane race through the darkest places of the Marvel Universe. Taking the old H4H concept and giving it a clever and modern spin, this new ongoing series promises to deliver enough twists and turns to make it your next must-read title!

Heroes for Hire #1 is available now @ Curious Comics!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Spotlight on Shadowland #5

The battle for the soul of New York ends here! Daredevil has fallen under the sway of the Hand, and his war to claim the city as his own has brought him into conflict with many of his former allies -- including Spider-Man, Moon Knight and Ghost Rider -- and pushed him into new alliances with his most despised enemies. Now the chaos in Shadowland is about to hit critical mass... but will Daredevil himself survive to see the result?

Don't miss Shadowland #5, on sale now @ Curious Comics!

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Jace Vs Chandra - Tokyo Style!

Get ready for one of the most unusual Magic: The Gathering CCG releases yet! In a special limited production run, the brainboxes at Wizards of the Coast are offering up a new chance to get your hands on the sold-out Jace Vs Chandra Duel Decks... but this time, these Mythic Rare Planeswalkers are coming your way via Japan! Featuring exclusive Japanese art and all Japanese language game text, this special re-release offers players the chance to dazzle your friends and confound your linguistically-challenged enemies... all while punishing them with the powerful cards found in these Duel Decks, of course!

Magic CCG: Jace Vs Chandra Duel Decks (Japanese Language Edition) are available now @ Curious Comics!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Spotlight on Bleach Volume 33

Ichigo's misson to rescue his friend Orihime from the Hollow world has turned into a struggle for survival against a succession of enemies, each one more powerful than the next. Now another vicious challenger has entered the fray, one that happens to know the startling truth about Ichigo's new friend Nel!

Bleach Volume 33, the latest volume in the best-selling manga series, is available now @ Curious Comics!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Spotlight on Wolverine: The Best There Is #1

Wolverine has never hesitated to use his adamantium claws to deal out lethal solutions to his extraordinary problems... but what happens when he faces an opponent who becomes a much bigger problem after he's killed? Enter Contagion, an unforgettable new addition to the ranks of Wolverine's enemies! But first, Logan must contend with Contagion's defenders, the aptly named crew known as the Unkillables! Be warned, True Believers: this one is definitely not for the kiddies!

Wolverine: The Best There Is #1
is available now @ Curious Comics!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

New Today @ Curious Comics!

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13
ADVENTURE COMICS #521
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #9 (MR)
BALTIMORE PLAGUE SHIPS #5
BATMAN 80 PAGE GIANT 2010 #1
BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #51
BATMAN ORPHANS #1 (OF 2)
BLEACH TP VOL 33
BOYS #49 (MR)
BRIGHTEST DAY #15
BRIGHTEST DAY HC VOL 01
BUFFY VAMPIRE SLAYER #39
CHAOS WAR GOD SQUAD #1
DAREDEVIL #512
EVERY ZOMBIE EATS SOMEBODY SOMETIME SC
FABLES TP VOL 14 WITCHES (MR)
GUILD TP VOL 01
HEROES FOR HIRE #1
IRON MAN THOR #2 (OF 4)
IRREDEEMABLE #20
IZOMBIE #8 (MR)
JONAH HEX #62
JSA ALL STARS #13
KICK-ASS 2 #1 2ND PTG JRJR VAR (MR)
LIFE WITH ARCHIE MARRIED LIFE #5
OZMA OF OZ #2 (OF 8)
PLANETARY TP BOOK 04 SPACETIME ARCHAEOLOGY
PSYCHO BUSTERS GN VOL 06 /07
RASL #9 (MR)
SAYONARA ZETSUBO SENSEI GN VOL 08
SECRET SIX #28
SHADOWLAND #5 (OF 5)
SHE-HULKS #2 (OF 4)
STAR WARS OLD REPUBLIC #6 (OF 6)
SWEET TOOTH #16 (MR)
TSUBASA GN VOL 28
VERTIGO RESURRECTED WINTERS EDGE #1 (MR)
WHAT IF IRON MAN DEMON IN AN ARMOR
WIZARD MAGAZINE #233
WOLVERINE BEST THERE IS #1

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