Thursday, May 31, 2012

Genshiken Omnibus Volume 1

Welcome to the Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture -- also known as the low-rent anime club that haunts the back rooms of Shiiou University. Here you'll find all kinds of anime enthusiasts, video-game experts, model-makers and cosplayers... and, much to Saki Kasukabe's horror, this is also where you'll find her popular, good-looking boyfriend. Appalled at the idea that her stylish boyfriend is interested in this type of weird sub-culture, Saki is determined to cure him of his aberrant interests... even if she has to join the stupid anime club in order to do it!

The best-selling Genshiken comedy manga returns to bookshelves in an affordable new omnibus edition! Look for Genshiken Omnibus Volume 1, on sale now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of Titles Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 30:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #39
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27 (MR)
ANGEL & FAITH #10
ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1
BATMAN ANNUAL #1 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4
BATMAN DEATH BY DESIGN DELUXE ED HC
BPRD HELL ON EARTH TRANSFORMATION ODONNELL #1
EMPOWERED TP VOL 07
FF #18
GAME OF THRONES #8 (MR)
GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #9
INCREDIBLE HULK #8
KICK-ASS 2 PREM HC (MR)
MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #2
MONOCYTE #4 (OF 4)
NEW DEADWARDIANS #3 (OF 8) (MR)
NEW MUTANTS #43 (EXILED)
POWERS #10 (MR)
PREVIEWS #285 JUNE 2012
QUEEN SONJA #29
RASL #14 (MR)
RAVAGERS #1
ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #3 (OF 4)
SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #13
STAR TREK ONGOING #9
STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #1
STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #2 (OF 4)
SUPERCROOKS #3 (OF 4) (MR)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #10
TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #5
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #11
WALKING DEAD #98 (MR)
WOLVERINE #307
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #11 (AVX)
X-MEN #29
X-MEN LEGACY #267 (AVX)

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Batman Annual #1

The Court of Owls has marked some of the most important citizens of Gotham City for death -- and in doing so, they have unwittingly earned the wrath of a strange new opponent. Gripped by a lasting, unearthly cold... wielding the power of ice and frost as a weapon... the time has come for the cool, cruel Mister Freeze to exact his revenge on the Court of Owls -- and heaven help anyone who gets in his way!

An essential turning point in the Night of the Owls crossover arrives in one of the first annuals of DC's New 52! Don't be left behind -- make sure you reserve your copy of Batman Annual #1 before it goes on sale this coming Wednesday May 30!

Monday, May 28, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who - Assimilation2 #1

Resistance is futile... you will be upgraded! When the fearsome Borg Collective crosses realities to seal a pact with the powerful cyborg soldiers known as the Cybermen, the result is an unstoppable force that threatens to sweep away the entire galaxy in a tide of destruction. As the crew of the starship Enterprise prepare to mount a defense, they receive a little help from an eccentric time-traveler who may know more about how to deal with the situation than anyone else. Can Captain Jean-Luc Picard trust the mysterious man who calls himself the Doctor? With the future of two universes at stake, he may not have much choice!

Two of science fiction's most beloved mythologies cross over as the intrepid crew of the starship Enterprise meet up with the time-traveling vagabonds who make their home in the TARDIS! Look for Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who - Assimilation2 #1 when it goes on sale at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 30!

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Ravagers #1

For a bunch of teen meta-humans who tend to stand out in a crowd, keeping a low profile is proving a little difficult... and with the deadly Rose Wilson, Warblade, the agents of N.O.W.H.E.R.E. and the mysterious Brother Blood determined to see them dead at any cost, it's only going to get worse. Caitlin Fairchild, Beast Boy, Terra, Ridge and Thunder & Lightning -- they're just trying to survive, but these young heroes are in for the fight of their lives!

Get on board with the newest addition to DC's New 52 as the Ravagers #1 hits the shelves at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 30!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Villains for Hire Volume One

As the leader of the Heroes for Hire, Misty Knight has made the most out of her numerous connections in the super-hero world, assembling a rotating roster of vigilantes -- including Moon Knight, Paladin, Silver Sable and many more -- to do together what no one hero could do alone. But when the Purple Man begins to recruit his own army of villains to forge a new criminal empire, Misty is forced to expand her team to include a few maniacs and monsters of her own...

Follow Misty Knight as she enters a world of double-crosses, treachery and death in Villains for Hire Volume 1 TP -- out this coming Wednesday May 30 at Curious Comics!

Friday, May 25, 2012

True Blood #1

Welcome to Bon Temps, Louisiana... home to vampires, mind-readers, shape-shifters and all manner of strange things that go bump in the night. As the world comes to terms with the revelation that vampires are indeed real and existing alongside human beings in the everyday population, telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse and 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton protect each other from the bizarre dangers -- both living and undead -- that threaten to tear the two star-crossed lovers apart.

Join writer Ann Nocenti as she takes Sookie, Bill and the rest of the eccentric denizens of Bon Temps into their new ongoing monthly series with True Blood #1, on sale now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Star Wars Cook Book

You've always wondered what nerf herders eat for lunch... now you can find out! Featuring 30 recipes and three cookie cutters in the shapes of R2-D2, Darth Vader and Yoda, the official Star Wars Cook Book will allow aspiring chefs to whip up Wookie Pies, Clone Scones and other authentic Star Wars goodies guaranteed to satisfy all manner of hungry intergalactic scum and villainy.

But what I want to know is -- will they finally tell us what's in Aunt Beru's secret recipe for blue milk? Find out for yourself in the Star Wars Cook Book, on sale now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

New Today at Curious Comics

 Highlights of Titles Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 23:

ALL STAR WESTERN #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #686 (ENDS)
AQUAMAN #9
ASTONISHING X-MEN #50
BATMAN INCORPORATED #1
BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #9  (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #12
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #631
DEADPOOL #55
DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ #7 (OF 8)
ELRIC THE BALANCE LOST #10
FABLES #117 (MR)
FANTASTIC FOUR #606
FLASH #9
FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #9
GODZILLA ONGOING #1
GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #9
GUILD FAWKES #1
I VAMPIRE #9
IRREDEEMABLE #37
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #638 (EXILED)
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #9
MAGIC THE GATHERING #4
MIGHTY THOR #14
PANDORA HEARTS GN VOL 10
SAVAGE HAWKMAN #9
SECRET AVENGERS #27 (AVX)
SOUL EATER TP VOL 09
STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #1 (OF 5)
SUPERMAN #9
TEEN TITANS #9 (THE CULLING)
TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #5
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN DOSM FALLOUT TP
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #12
UNCANNY X-FORCE TP VOL 03 DARK ANGEL SAGA BOOK 01
UNWRITTEN #37 (MR)
WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #12 (MR)


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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Volume One

Young schoolgirl Madoka Kaname was given the chance of a lifetime when the magical creature Kyubey offered her a contract, promising to make her fondest wish come true -- and in exchange, she must agree to defend the innocent by wielding the amazing power of a Puella Magi. Her new friend and experienced mahou shoujo Mami Tomoe is thrilled at the idea of gaining a new comrade... yet Madoka's classmate, Homura Akemi, is dead set against the idea, seemingly willing to do whatever she can to prevent Madoka from joining the ranks of the magical girls. As Madoka hesitates, uncertain of what to do, she wonders... what will be the true cost of having her dream come true?

Puella Magi Madoka Magica set the anime world on fire when the series first appeared on Japanese TV screens last year... and now, one of the most critically acclaimed stories of the new century comes to English audiences as a manga! Don't be left behind -- look for the genre-breaking Puella Magi Madoka Magica Volume One when it goes on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Godzilla #1

Gigantic radioactive monsters plague the Earth... trampling through cities, swatting aside advanced military defenses, and wreaking unrestrained havoc wherever they go. But one man and his team of highly trained mercenaries are offering a solution to the present state of kaiju chaos -- a Monster Kill Crew smart enough, tough enough and crazy enough to take down the massive mutants one by one. This could be the beginning of a new era for the people of Earth... provided the crew can survive their first assignment!

Be sure to grab your copy of Godzilla #1, the first issue of the new ongoing series, when it stomps its way onto the shelves at Curious Comics this coming Wednesday May 23!

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Batman Incorporated #1

His mother rules an army made up of the most dangerous assassins in the world. His father has sworn on his parent's graves to spend his life protecting the innocent. Between them, young Damian Wayne stands at a crossroads, struggling to find his true place and purpose in the world... which is made all the more difficult by the fact that someone is trying to kill him before he can work it all out!

Don't miss Grant Morrison's return to the Dark Knight with Batman Incorporated #1, on sale this coming Wednesday May 23 at Curious Comics!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Star Wars: Darth Vader & the Ghost Prison #1

A sudden strike at the heart of power on Coruscant leaves hundreds of Imperials dead -- but the real target here is Emperor Palpatine, and this audacious assassination attempt has come very close to succeeding. To crush this insurrection, protect his master and ensure the security of the Empire, Darth Vader must first face the spectres of his own past... a past locked within the deathly stillness of the abandoned Jedi Temple. What is the truth behind the Ghost Prison -- and how will it help Vader turn the tables on this rebellion?

Return to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #1, on sale this coming Wednesday May 23 at Curious Comics!

Friday, May 18, 2012

Uncanny X-Men #12

Even as their most powerful team members head out into space to face the fury of the Phoenix Force before it can reach Earth, the battle between the Avengers and the X-Men continues to play out around the world. In the strange territory known as Tabula Rasa, a contingent of X-Men prepare to defend their position as a group of the Avengers move in... and Prince Namor of Atlantis and the ever-lovin' blue-eyed Thing are about to meet head-on in the middle of it! Is Tabula Rasa big enough to contain this grudge match?

Find out in Uncanny X-Men #12 -- the latest crossover in Marvel's epic Avengers Vs X-Men event -- on sale now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Avengers #26

The Phoenix Force is headed for Earth, preparing to assume a new physical incarnation by fusing with its intended host, young mutant Hope Summers... but the Supreme Intelligence of the Kree Empire has other ideas. The Kree have already suffered greatly at the hands of the Phoenix, and they have no intention of allowing themselves to be exposed to its wrath yet again. To defend the Empire, the Supreme Intelligence has ordered Kree soldier Noh-Varr -- also known as the powerful and trusted Avenger, Protector -- to intercept and contain the Phoenix force... no matter who might get in his way!

Legendary comics illustrator Walt Simonson joins Brian Michael Bendis to deliver this mind-blowing turning point in the Avengers Vs X-Men saga! Don't miss Avengers #26, on sale now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

New Today at Curious Comics

 Highlights of Titles Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 16:

ADVENTURE TIME #4
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ENDS OF EARTH #1
ATOMIC ROBO REAL SCIENCE ADV #2
AVENGERS #26 (AVX)
AVENGERS ACADEMY #30 (AVX)
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4 (OF 12) (AVX)
AVX VS #2 (OF 6)
BATWOMAN #9
BIRDS OF PREY #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BLUE BEETLE #9
BPRD HELL ON EARTH DEVILS ENGINE #1
CAPTAIN ATOM #9
CATWOMAN #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
CATWOMAN TP VOL 01 THE GAME
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #4
DAREDEVIL #13
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #9
FANTASTIC FOUR #605.1
FURY MAX #2 (MR)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #9
GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 01 SINESTRO
GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #2
INCREDIBLE HULK #7.1
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #517
JUSTICE LEAGUE #9
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #9
LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #6 (OF 6)
MANHATTAN PROJECTS #3
MARVEL UNIVERSE VS WOLVERINE TP
NEW MUTANTS #42 (EXILED)
NIGHTWING #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9 (OWLS)
SAGA #3 (MR)
SAILOR MOON TP VOL 05
SAUCER COUNTRY #3 (MR)
SECRET SERVICE #2 (OF 7) (MR)
SHADE #8 (OF 12)
SHADOW #2
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #4
SUPERGIRL #9
THUNDERBOLTS #174
UNCANNY X-MEN #12 (AVX)
VENOM #18
WINTER SOLDIER #5
WONDER WOMAN #9
X-FACTOR #236


Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Justice League #9

What could possibly be more dangerous than the interplanetary threat of Darkseid? The most powerful super-team on Earth is about to find out! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League of the New 52 are put to the test as a formidable new villain arrives to put down these heroes once and for all!

Artist Jim Lee returns to help writer Geoff Johns deliver the first chapter in the next DC Universe blockbuster! Don't miss an issue -- ask a Curious Comics staff member how you can reserve your copy of Justice League #9 before it goes on sale this coming Wednesday May 16 at Curious Comics!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Batman Bat Signal Kit

Holy call for help, Batman! Atomic batteries to power... turbines to speed! The good citizens of Gotham City know that with the Bat-Signal on hand at Police Headquarters, the Caped Crusader is never very far away... just as the kooky crooks who plague that town know that a glimpse of the Bat-Signal in the sky means they might as well save themselves the trouble, lay off Henchmen One through Three and get themselves measured for an Arkham Asylum jumpsuit. 

Now you can scare the guano out of costumed criminals yourself with your very own replica of this iconic device! Packaged with a 48-page book bursting with Bat-History, look for this working desktop model of the world-famous Bat-Signal -- capable of lighting up and casting the Bat-Symbol on any nearby wall, ceiling, skyscraper or particularly dense and low-flying cloud -- when it goes on sale on Wednesday May 16 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Avengers Vs X-Men #4

The most destructive entity in the universe, the Phoenix Force, is closing in on Earth... and young mutant Hope Summers, the chosen host for the new incarnation of the Phoenix, has gone to ground. As the Avengers and the X-Men race each other to locate Hope, a team of the most powerful Avengers heads out into space in an attempt to stop the Phoenix Force before it can reach the solar system... but can even a God of Thunder deny the Phoenix its prize?

Buckle up, sports fans -- Avengers Vs X-Men #4 hits the shelves at Curious Comics this coming Wednesday May 16! Ask a friendly Curious Comics staff member how you can reserve your copy today!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Ozma of Oz TP

Traveling on a steamship headed for Australia, young Dorothy Gale is swept overboard during a fierce storm and finds herself stranded on the shores of the strange and unfamiliar Land of Ev. There, she and her newfound friends -- Billina the clever hen and Tik-Tok the mechanical man -- will join forces with her dear old companions from Oz to face the strange menace of the wicked Nome King!

The unmissable third installment in Eric Shanower & Skottie Young's continuing adaptations of L. Frank Baum's classic Oz novels comes to your bookshelf in a softcover format! Look for the Ozma of Oz TP, available now at Curious Comics!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Wolverine and the X-Men #10

The struggle between the Avengers and the X-Men has entered new territory, delivering a powerful blow to the mutant forces and putting the X-Men on the run. With no place left to turn and so many depending on him, Scott Summers makes the difficult choice to bring his followers home to Westchester... where Wolverine is waiting!

Catch the next stage in Marvel's epic Avengers Vs X-Men crossover with Wolverine and the X-Men #10, out now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, May 10, 2012

FLCL Omnibus

It's the old, old story. Boy meets girl. Girl runs over boy with her Vespa, then whacks boy over the head with her blue Rickenbacker 4001 left-handed electric bass guitar. Giant robots come out of a portal in boy's head, and girl becomes boy's live-in maid for easy access to said portal in hopes of catching the most powerful space pirate in the galaxy. But will boy ever muster up the courage to tell girl he likes her?

Out of print for years, the enthusiastically bizarre FLCL (pronounced Fooly Cooly) returns to English audiences in a new complete manga edition, featuring bonus colour illustrations and remastered story pages! Look for the FLCL Omnibus on the shelf now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

New Today at Curious Comics


 Highlights of Titles Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 9:

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #3
AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #7
BATGIRL #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BATMAN #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BATMAN AND ROBIN #9 (NITE OF THE OWLS)
BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #2
BATMAN HC VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS
BUFFY SEASON 9 FREEFALL #9
CAPTAIN AMERICA #11
CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #630
DEADPOOL #54
DEATHSTROKE #9
DEMON KNIGHTS #9
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS FORGOTTEN REALMS #1
FAIREST #3 (MR)
FATALE #5 (MR)
FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #9
FURY MAX #1 (MR)
GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #13
GREEN LANTERN #9
GRIFTER #9
HIGHER EARTH #1
HULK #51
IZOMBIE #25 (MR)
JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #637 (EXILED)
LEGION LOST #9 (THE CULLING)
LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #5 (OF 5)
LORD OF THE JUNGLE #4 (MR)
MARVELS AVENGERS AVENGERS INITIATIVE
MIND THE GAP #1
MYSTERY IN SPACE #1 (MR)
NEW AVENGERS #26 (AVX)
ONE PIECE TP VOL 62
PUNISHER #11
RESURRECTION MAN #9
SCARLET SPIDER #5
SPAWN #219
SPIDER-MAN SEASON ONE PREM HC
STAR TREK ONGOING #8
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #5
SUICIDE SQUAD #9
SUPERBOY #9 (THE CULLING)
ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #10
ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #11
UNCANNY X-FORCE #25
WALKING DEAD #97 (MR)
WOLVERINE #306
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #10 (AVX)
X-MEN LEGACY #266 (AVX)

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Batman Volume 1: Court of Owls HC

A series of brutal murders has shocked even Gotham City's jaded and desensitized citizens... and in pursuit of those responsible, the Bruce Wayne has stumbled across evidence of a far-reaching conspiracy that stretches back to the earliest days of the crime-plagued city. But is there really a powerful secret cabal behind the chaos, crime and corruption in Gotham... or has Batman finally begun to lose his grip on reality?

The first six issues of the Dark Knight's adventures in DC Comics' New 52 are collected in Batman Volume 1: Court of Owls Hardcover, out this coming Wednesday May 9 at Curious Comics!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Avenging Spider-Man #7

When Spider-Man and his Avengers teammate the Sensational She-Hulk partner up to put the kibosh on a monster running around the sewers of New York, your favourite wisecracking webhead tries to spin the fisticuffs into an invite to a free dinner at the opening of a new exhibit at the museum. But being She-Hulk's 'plus one' carries unique dangers, as Spider-Man is about to discover!

Look for this self-contained story by Kathryn & Stuart Immonen in Avenging Spider-Man #7, out this coming Wednesday May 9 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Nanaimo Comic Book Show - Day 2!

Thanks to everyone who helped make yesterday's Free Comic Book Day a success! Hope you all scored some fun comics and had a great time. But if you happen to be in the neighbourhood of Nanaimo's Country Club Centre, the party's not over yet -- today is the second day of the inaugural Nanaimo Comic Book Show! 

Come by, meet a few fellow collectors, browse the tables and maybe find an elusive gem or two for your collection. Admission is free. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, May 5, 2012

It's Free Comic Book Day!

What are you doing reading this? It's Free Comic Book Day! Get to your friendly neighbourhood Curious Comics (that would be your choice of 631 Johnson Street in Victoria, 844 Goldstream in Langford, or Country Club Centre in Nanaimo) and stock up on awesome free comic books while they last! See you there!

Friday, May 4, 2012

FCBD Spotlight: Spider-Man Season One

Free Comic Book Day is tomorrow! Mark the 5th of May on your calendar... set your alarm clocks... book the day off work... do whatever it takes to make sure you don't miss out on all the Free Comic Book Day fun! Here's a quick look at just one of the many titles coming to Curious Comics at this year's FCBD:

A gifted young teenager attending a science demonstration... an irradiated spider, altered by incredible forces... an instant that would change the life of Peter Parker forever! The greatest hero of the Marvel Universe is re-imagined and reborn for the 21st century in the new Spider-Man Season One graphic novel, and you can get the first chapter of the story when Free Comic Book Day hits Curious Comics tomorrow!

Look for Spider-Man Season One and many other great comics waiting for you at Curious Comics Victoria, Langford or Nanaimo on May 5th 2012 -- this year's Free Comic Book Day!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

FCBD Spotlight: DC Kids Special

Free Comic Book Day is coming! Mark the 5th of May on your calendar... set your alarm clocks... book the day off work... do whatever it takes to make sure you don't miss out on all the Free Comic Book Day fun! Here's a quick look at just one of the many titles coming to Curious Comics at this year's FCBD:

Three sensational new comic series from DC Kids are coming to make your Free Comic Book Day even more amazing! Look for stories from Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Young Justice, and a sneak peak at the all-new Superman Family Adventures series coming from the best-selling Tiny Titans creative team! It's a triple-treat super-hero spectacular that readers of all ages are guaranteed to enjoy!

Look for the DC Kids Special and many other great comics waiting for you at Curious Comics Victoria, Langford or Nanaimo on May 5th 2012 -- this year's Free Comic Book Day!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of Titles Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday May 2:

ACTION COMICS #9
AGE OF APOCALYPSE #3
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #685 (ENDS)
ANIMAL MAN #9
AVENGERS ACADEMY #29 (AVX)
AVENGERS VS X-MEN #3 (OF 12) (AVX)
BATWING #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
BOYS #66 (MR)
DAREDEVIL #12
DEFENDERS #6
DETECTIVE COMICS #9 (NIGHT OF THE OWLS)
DIAL H #1
DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ #6 (OF 8)
DR WHO MAGAZINE #446
EARTH 2 #1
EXILED #1
GI COMBAT #1
GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #178
GREEN ARROW #9
INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #516
JUSTICE LEAGUE HC VOL 01 ORIGIN
JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #9
NARUTO TP VOL 56
RED LANTERNS #9
RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #3
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #1
STORMWATCH #9
SWAMP THING #9
TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 (THE CULLING)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #9
ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #10
VENOM #17
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN ALPHA AND OMEGA #5 (OF 5)
WORLDS FINEST #1
X-FACTOR #235
X-MEN #28

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

FCBD Spotlight: Buffy/The Guild

Free Comic Book Day is coming! Mark the 5th of May on your calendar... set your alarm clocks... book the day off work... do whatever it takes to make sure you don't miss out on all the Free Comic Book Day fun! Here's a quick look at just one of the many titles coming to Curious Comics at this year's FCBD:

Stressed out by zompires, pouring coffee and other lousy aspects of her day-to-day life, Buffy has never needed a vacation as badly as she does right now... but after finds herself stuck on a starship with a bloodthirsty space-bug-zompire-thing, she may have cause to regret letting Spike talk her into taking a "space-cation"! Then, in the wake of the unfortunate disaster that claimed their usual monthly meeting place Cheesybeard's, Clara, Bladezz and the rest of the Guild decide on a new place to meet up in-game... by fighting each other to the death!

Look for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer/The Guild Double Feature and many other great comics waiting for you at Curious Comics Victoria, Langford or Nanaimo on May 5th 2012 -- this year's Free Comic Book Day!

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