Saturday, November 30, 2013

Archie #650

The cornerstone of the classic Archie universe it about to hit its 650th issue - and to celebrate, The Archies are kicking off a Wild World Tour! From the glamour of Bollywood to the Australian Outback and everywhere in between, join Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, and Jughead - in addition to a ton of special guests including Josie and the Pussycats, Katy Keene, Bingo Wilkin and more of your favourite supporting characters from the world of Archie - as they show the world what a real birthday party is all about!

Party on, Arch! Look for Archie #650 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday December 4!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Black Friday!


Come into any Curious Comics location (including Curious Too GameCentral) on Friday, November 29th and save the tax on everything store-wide! This sale lasts for one day only, so make sure you come down and start - or finish! - your holiday shopping lists!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Amazing Spider-Man #700.1

Spins a web? Any size! Catches thieves? Just like flies! Is he strong? Listen, bud... he's got radioactive blood! One long strange year after his death at the hands of Doctor Octopus, the one and only Peter Parker - better known to the world as your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man - returns to active webslinging duty! But Spidey won't receive much of a warm welcome back... as a blizzard grips New York City and the life of his Aunt May hangs in the balance, the webhead has no choice but to get straight back to work!

Look for your copy of Amazing Spider-Man #700.1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday December 4!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 27:

All-New X-Men #19
Avengers Assemble #21
Batman: The Dark Knight (2011-) #25


Cataclysm Ultimate X-Men #1 (of 3)
Catwoman (2011-) #25 (zero Year)
Conan People of the Black Circle #2 (of 4)
Damian Son of Batman #2 (of 4)
Deadpool Annual #1
FF #14
Ghostbusters (2013-) #10
Godzilla: Rulers of the Earth #6
Hawkeye #14
Indestructible Hulk #16
Infinity #6 (of 6)
Infinity Heist #3 (of 4)
Infinity: The Hunt #4 (of 4)
Justice League Dark (2011-) #25
Mass Effect Foundation #5
Massive #17
Maxx Maxximized #1
Mr Peabody & Sherman #1 (of 4)
Never Ending #1 (of 3) (MR)
New Avengers #12
Nova #10
Pathfinder: Goblins! #5 (of 5)
Powerpuff Girls #3
Savage Wolverine #12
The Shadow #20
Superior Carnage #5 (of 5)
Superman (2011-) #25
Teen Titans (2011-) #25
Uncanny Avengers #14
The Walking Dead #117 (MR)
Wolverine and the X-Men #38
Wolverine and the X-Men Annual #1
The X-Files: Season 10 #6

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

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Walking Dead #117

The first brutal battle - pitting the combined forces of the Kingdom, the Hilltop Colony and the Alexandria Safe-Zone against the sadistic cult leader Negan and his Saviors - is over. But as walkers descend on the Sanctuary the surviving parties withdraw to tend to their wounded and regroup, it's clear that the all out war for control of this part of the country has only just begun...

The most ambitious story arc in the history of the best-selling zombie saga continues! Look for your copy of Walking Dead #117 - part three of All Out War - when it goes on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, November 25, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #22

Spider-Man and Venom have battled against one another many times in the past... but this time, both are quite literally very different men. So when Flash Thompson - Secret Avenger and the present host for the Venom Symbiote - crosses paths with Peter Parker - the drastically altered and unpredictable Superior Spider-Man - the outcome is anyone's guess. When the dust clears, what will this mean for Mary Jane? How does the Green Goblin fit in? And who is the Superior Venom?!

It's a confrontation between Spider-Man and Venom like you've never seen before! Look for Superior Spider-Man #22 - the first chapter in the unmissable 'Darkest Hours' story - when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 27!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Sledgehammer 44: The Lightning War #1

When the ruthless Nazi super-solider known as The Black Flame gets his hands on a top-secret experimental US Air Force warplane, it's time for the Sledgehammer - the unstoppable one-man army in an experimental Vril Energy Suit - to step up to the plate. But can even this iron juggernaut rescue the kidnapped crew and reclaim the Flying Wing before the Nazis can use them to turn the tide of the war against the Allies?

Step back into the history of Mike Mignola's Hellboy universe with another dark pulp adventure! Look for Sledgehammer 44: The Lightning War #1 when it arrives this Wednesday November 27 at Curious Comics!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Infinity #6

While an interplanetary task force of Avengers were off-planet dealing with the apocalyptic threat of the Builders, the Mad Titan Thanos made his move - launching a brutal invasion of Earth and a merciless attack on the Inhuman Kingdom of Attilan. But all of this chaos has served Thanos' true purpose, as he pursued a very specific and deadly goal. And while the tide may have turned out in space - freeing the Avengers to finally come home and begin the battle to liberate Earth - will they return in time to stop Thanos before he can claim the life of his own son?

The end is here! Look for your copy of Marvel's blockbuster Infinity #6 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 27!

Friday, November 22, 2013

The X-Files Season 10 #6

Conspiracy. Paranoia. Otherworldly threats. In other words, business as usual! FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully have been brought back to active duty even as mysterious forces begin systematically targeting anyone with connections to the X-Files division... and as a trail of suspicious missing persons reports sends Mulder to Martha's Vineyard, Scully heads to Quantico on a grim mission of her own. No matter what it looks like, these latest incidents couldn't be the work of the giant bloodsucking worm known as the Flukeman, because he's dead... right?

The truth is out there! Look for your copy of The X-Files Season 10 #6 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 27!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men #1

The heroes of the Ultimate Universe are staring into the face of catastrophe as the World Eater Galactus - having crossed dimensions and traded his familiar reality for another far less prepared to oppose him - closes in on Earth. As the Ultimates scramble to save the planet, the mutants of the world form a plan that could just be the key to defeating the cosmic menace. Before it's all over, a hero from the X-Men's past will return, another will breathe his last and it will fall to Rogue to shape the future of the X-Men - if they live to see one!

Look for your copy of Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men #1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 27!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 20:

A+X #14
Adventure Time #22
Afterlife With Archie #2
Avengers #23
Avengers A.I. (2013-) #6
Batman '66 #5
Batman and Robin (2011-) #25
Battlestar Galactica Starbuck #1 (of 4)
Batwoman (2011-) #25
Ben 10 #1
Birds of Prey (2011-) #25 (Zero Year)
Bravest Warriors #14
Cataclysm Ultimates #1 (of 3)


Conan the Barbarian #22
Daredevil #33
Harley Quinn #0
Indestructible Hulk #15
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #13
Pathfinder Special #1
Samurai Jack #2
Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Force War #1 (of 5)
Superior Spider-Man Annual #1
Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #6
Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye Ongoing #23 Dark Cybertron Part 2
Uncanny X-Men #14
Wolverine Max #13 (MR)
X-Men #7
Young Avengers #12

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

Click here for the complete list!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Pathfinder Special 2013

Welcome to the port city of Magnimar - also known across Varisia as the City of Monuments in honour of its incredible towering Thassilonian ruins. When human cleric Kyra and elven rogue Merisiel decide to hit the town and see the sights, they aren't expecting to wind up in a fight for their lives - but this is a sightseeing tour that could end our heroes' adventuring days for good, and Kyra and Merisiel will be lucky to live to see another dawn!

Step into the world of Paizo's best-selling fantasy roleplaying game with the all-new Pathfinder 2013 Special, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Doctor Who Mini Talking Dalek Plushes

Those pesky pepperpots from Skaro are here to conquer your toy collection! They may have swapped their bonded polycarbide armour for colourful new squishy plush exteriors, but these Daleks still mean business and are as mouthy as ever - as you'll discover when you mash 'em! Featuring famous phrases like 'You are an enemy of the Daleks!' and 'Exterminate!', these Mini Talking Dalek Plushes are perfect for adding a little intergalactic menace to your favourite backpack, jacket or keychain.

Get your Doctor Who Mini Talking Dalek Plushes - available in yellow, orange and white versions - when they arrive at Curious Comics this Wednesday November 20!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Superior Spider-Man Annual #1

Something drastic has changed for Spider-Man... something that has pushed him to become brutal in his conflicts with opponents, to punish his enemies in ways that sometimes make it difficult for the public to tell hero from villain. And when vicious murderer Blackout comes to New York with a plan to lure the webheaded wallcrawler into a trap - a plan that places the life of Peter Parker's Aunt May in jeopardy - the Superior Spider-Man will find the merits of his savage new approach put to the test...

Don't miss another vital turning point in the ongoing Superior Spider-Man saga - look for Superior Spider-Man Annual #1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 20!

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck #1

He's the top Viper pilot in the Colonial Fleet, best friend to Captain Apollo and like a son to the revered Commander Adama - and in his years of service as a Warrior on board the Battlestar Galactica, he's become a veteran of some of humanity's most harrowing encounters with the relentless Cylon Alliance. He is Lieutenant Starbuck - and this is the origin story you'd never thought you'd see!

Discover some of the secrets of the classic Starbuck's early days in the all-new Battlestar Galactica: Starbuck #1, out Wednesday November 20 at Curious Comics!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Marvel Select: Silver Surfer Action Figure

One-time Herald to the merciless Devourer of Worlds, master of the Power Cosmic and high-flying Sentinel of the Spaceways, he is the Silver Surfer - and he has come to Earth to take your action figure collection from 'meh' to mind-boggling! Featuring multiple points of articulation, his trademark board, a display base and a figure design faithful to his early comic appearances, this is a must-have release for any serious Marvel figure collector.

Look for your Marvel Select: Silver Surfer Action Figure when it arrives at Curious Comics this coming Wednesday November 20!

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Afterlife With Archie #2

It started off with a well-intentioned young witch doing a favour for a grieving friend - but the dark magics called up from within the pages of the Necronomicon have proven impossible for Sabrina the Teenage Witch to control. Now, unimaginable evil has been set free. The walking dead are on the loose. No one is safe. Oblivious to all this, Archie, Betty, Veronica and the gang are headed for the Hallowe'en costume party at Riverdale High... but the bad news is, so is a zombie Jughead!

The undead horror continues to sweep Riverdale with the next chapter of the Afterlife With Archie ongoing series! Get in on the comic everyone's talking about - look for your copy of Afterlife With Archie #2 when it goes on sale at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 20!

*Sorry kids! Suggested for Mature Readers.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 13:

Adventure Time: Candy Capers #5
All New Soulfire #1
All New X-Men #18
Astro City #6
Avengers Arena #17
Batgirl (2011-) #25 (Zero Year)
Batman (2011-) #25 (Zero Year)
Cataclysm Ultimate Spider-Man #1 (of 3)
Deadpool #19
Forever Evil Arkham War #2 (of 6)
G.I. Joe (2013-) #10
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #196
Herobear & Kid 2013 Annual #1
Justice League of America (2013-) #9
Manifest Destiny #1
Marvel Knights X-Men #1 (of 5)
My Little Pony Art Gallery
My Little Pony: Micro Series #9 Spike
Nightwing (2011-) #25 (Zero Year)
Noir #1
Savage Wolverine #11
Star Trek Khan #2 (of 5)
Star Wars #11 2013 Ongoing
Superior Spider-Man #21
Superman Wonder Woman #2
Thor: God of Thunder #15
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Color Classics #1
Umbral #1 (MR)
Unity #1
The Walking Dead #116 (MR)


Wolverine #11
X-Men Gold #1

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

Click here for the complete list!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man: Worlds Collide Volume 1

When a freak accident connects two parallel dimensions and brings the villainous Eggman face-to-face with the diabolical Doctor Wily, there's only one thing for these two evil geniuses to do... and that's team up and take over both realities! Is there anything the Blue Bomber and the world's fastest hedgehog can do to stop them? We're about to find out!

Look for Sonic the Hedgehog/Mega Man: Worlds Collide TP Volume 1 - collecting the first four chapters of the story as well as exclusive bonus material - when it arrives tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, November 11, 2013

Come and work with us!

Curious Comics Langford location is looking for a new manager! If you have previous retail experience and preferably management experience please come down and talk to James at the downtown Victoria location. Great opportunity to work at one of the greatest stores around!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

X-Men Gold #1

They may be hated and feared within the Marvel Universe... but in our world, everyone loves the X-Men! Celebrating fifty years of the Children of the Atom, X-Men Gold #1 recruits some of the most influential comic creators of the last half century to tell all-new stories from the past, present and beyond.

With contributions from Stan Lee, Walter Simonson, Louise Simonson, Fabian Nicieza and many more - including the legendary creative team of Chris Claremont and Bob McLeod - look for your copy of the anniversary special X-Men Gold #1, on sale Wednesday November 13 at Curious Comics!

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man #1

Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and the team of Cloak and Dagger may feel ready to face whatever dangers the mean streets of New York can throw at them... but an ancient cosmic hunger born in another universe is a threat on a whole new scale. Galactus has arrived in the Ultimate Universe, and he has brought this parallel Earth's darkest hour along with him. Is there anything these young heroes can do do protect their planet from the Devourer of Worlds?

It's an unmissable turning point in the history of Marvel's Ultimate Universe as Miles Morales and his friends face the apocalypse! Look for your copy of Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man #1 this Wednesday November 13 at Curious Comics!

Friday, November 8, 2013

Digital Comics Pick of the Month: The Fox

When photographer Paul Patton Jr. first put on a superhero costume in an attempt to generate some easy-to-cover news, he thought he'd come up with the perfect way to have the story come to him... but now that he's inside the costume, he can't get the weirdness to stop! A classic Red Circle superhero gets the all-star treatment as Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid team up for new adventures for The Fox - and now that The Fox is in the Curious Comics Digital Store, he's ready to join your digital comics library on the computer, mobile device or tablet of your choice!

Head on over to the Curious Comics Digital Store to check out the The Fox - as well as a huge selection of other comics and graphic novels available at the click of a button! Click here, sign up and start a new adventure today!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Arkham Origins Series 1 Action Figures

Catch a glimpse of the early days of the Dark Knight with the highly anticipated Arkham Origins video game... and expand your Bat-Collection with these awesome new action figures based on the game's character designs! Featuring The Joker, Bane, Black Mask and Batman himself as they appear in their pre-Arkham Asylum and Arkham City days, look for your Arkham Origins Series 1 Action Figures, out now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 6:

ACTION COMICS #25 (ZERO YEAR)
ALEX + ADA #1
AMAZING X-MEN #1
BALTIMORE INFERNAL TRAIN #3 (OF 3)
BATMAN BLACK & WHITE #3 (OF 6)
BATMAN NIGHT OF THE OWLS TP
BATMAN SUPERMAN #5
BATWING #25 (ZERO YEAR)
CAPTAIN AMERICA #13
CAPTAIN MARVEL #17
CATACLYSM ULTIMATES LAST STAND #1 (OF 5)
DAREDEVIL DARK NIGHTS #6 (OF 8)
DETECTIVE COMICS #25 (ZERO YEAR)
EARTH 2 #17
EMERALD CITY OF OZ #4 (OF 5)
FATALE #18 (MR)
FOREVER EVIL #3 (OF 7)
GHOSTBUSTERS #9
GI JOE COBRA FILES #8
GREEN ARROW #25 (ZERO YEAR)
GREEN LANTERN #25
IRON MAN #18
LEGENDS OF RED SONJA #1 (OF 5)
LONGSHOT SAVES MARVEL UNIVERSE #1 (OF 4)
MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #2 (OF 5)
MIGHTY AVENGERS #3 INF
PAINKILLER JANE PRICE OF FREEDOM #1 (OF 4) (MR)
PROTECTORS INC #1 CVR A PURCELL & ATIYEH (MR)
STAR WARS #3 (OF 8) LUCAS DRAFT
SWAMP THING #25
TRANSFORMERS DARK CYBERTRON #1



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

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

My Little Pony Large Tin Tote

Featuring embossed portraits of Pinky Pie and Twilight Sparkle on the outside and enough room to keep your sushi and jelly beans safely tucked away on the inside, this new large tin tote is the perfect accessory for the My Little Pony fan who has places to be and snacks to eat. Look for your My Little Pony Large Tin Tote when they arrive tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Green Arrow #25

Oliver Queen has just returned to civilization after his life-changing experiences on the desert island - but his problems are only just beginning. A grim bat-shaped vigilante haunts the streets of Gotham City. A new costumed criminal calling himself Killer Moth is on the loose. And the Emerald Archer is about to reach a turning point in his new career...

The classic team-up from The Brave and the Bold gets re-introduced to the New 52 with a must-read Zero Year crossover! Look for your copy of Green Arrow #25 this Wednesday November 6 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The Walking Dead: Rick Grimes Bust Bank

Keep your spare change safe from sticky-fingered creeps - whether they're alive or undead - with this imposing new coin bank! Featuring post-apocalyptic hero Rick Grimes as he appears in the blockbuster zombie TV series The Walking Dead, this fully painted and highly detailed coin bank will add a little extra awesome to any horror fan's survival kit, emergency bunker or fallout shelter.

Get your own Walking Dead: Rick Grimes Bust Bank at Curious Comics on Wednesday November 6!

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Amazing X-Men #1

The Children of the Atom have been through a lot over the last couple of years - from the death of Nightcrawler to the Schism that split the team and the catastrophic impacts of the lastest manifestation of the Phoenix Force, things have never been so grim for the mutants who fight for Charles Xavier's dream of a better future. So when the team discovers that Nightcrawler might not be lost to them after all, the X-Men won't hesitate to cross worlds, hop realities and face any danger to get their friend back!

Join Wolverine, Storm, Iceman, Northstar, Beast and Firestar as they search for a team member they all thought gone forever - the one and only Nightcrawler! Look for your copy of Amazing X-Men #1 by Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness, out this Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Friday, November 1, 2013

Mara TP

When world-class athlete Mara Prince suddenly manifests strange super-powers on live TV, her life as a superstar comes to a crashing halt. Now, as a formerly fawning media descends upon her like vultures - as what was once an adoring public bays for her blood - as the military machine tries to claim her and use her abilities on the battlefield - Mara Prince must build a new life for herself in a world that has left her without any options...

Best-selling writer Brian Wood and artist Ming Doyle combine forces to tell a must-read tale of superheroes and pop culture stardom! Look for your copy of the Mara TP - collecting all six issues of the miniseries - out now at Curious Comics!

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