Friday, February 28, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #1

Once, they were the students of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning - a group of select young mutants learning to control their abilities under the instruction of the world's most powerful telepath. But that was a long time ago, and the X-Men have been through a lot... including the death of Professor Charles Xavier and a bitter team conflict that ended with Wolverine headed back to Weschester to build a new school on the ashes of the old one - hoping to recover the original ideals, direction and purpose of the X-Men. But even now, threats to the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning are gathering on the horizon... including the arrival of the mysterious Phoenix Corporation!

Look for your copy of Wolverine and the X-Men #1, out Wednesday March 5 at Curious Comics!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Starlight #1

Once he was a hero, and risked his life to save the people of an alien world from danger - but all that was four decades ago, and the interplanetary exploits of Duke McQueen have all been long forgotten... or so he thought! When Duke receives a call for help from the planet Tantalus, he abandons his life on Earth for another adventure out among the stars. But the enemy waiting for him now is more powerful than anything he's faced before, and Duke might not live to see a second retirement...

Starlight - the first chapter in best-selling author Mark Millar's new universe - is coming! Don't miss out - be sure to reserve your copy of Starlight #1 before it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday March 5!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 26:



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

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Pariah #1

On a failing satellite in a decaying orbit, a handful of prisoners are facing certain doom. All genetically engineered geniuses exiled by the nations of the world, they have been abandoned to their fate and will meet their deaths as their home falls from the sky - unless the last one of their kind left on Earth can find a way to save them...

Prepare for an unforgettable trip into outer space with Dark Horse's newest science fiction series! From the producer of Shrek and the artist of The Surrogates comes Pariah #1, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Superman: Lois Lane #1

Not long ago, reporter Lois Lane found herself chasing the story of twenty people kidnapped and augmented by the computer tyrant of Colu - and before she had finished, she too had been altered, the temporary unwilling owner of psychic powers. She thought she had put the bizarre experience behind her, but as she pursues her latest story - an investigation which may cast shadows across members of her own family - she is alarmed to discover that she may not be as free from the influence of Brainiac as she had thought...

Be there as Lois Lane gets her first solo outing in the New 52! Look for your copy of Superman: Lois Lane #1, out Wednesday February 26 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, February 23, 2014

King Conan: Conqueror #1

A short while ago, he was the ruler of his own kingdom - now, Conan is just another wandering barbarian with a price on his head. But it takes a lot to keep any son of Cimmeria down, and this one hasn't given up yet. From the bowels of a slave ship to a Stygian labyrinth populated by hellish demons, Conan's quest to claim the mystical Heart of Ahriman from a serpent-worshipping cult is an all-or-nothing gamble with the throne of Aquilonia as the prize - and death the only alternative!

Crom's Blood! Look for your copy of King Conan: Conqueror #1, out Wednesday February 26 at Curious Comics!

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Batman: Dark Knight #28

Once an innovative researcher trying to develop a serum to cure deafness, the life of Doctor Kirk Langstrom was derailed forever after his formula was stolen by Talia al Ghul in her scheme to create an army of monstrous bat-shaped soldiers. Now trapped in a nightmarish existence - neither human nor bat - Langstrom and his savage alter-ego are about to collide with the Dark Knight Detective in one final terrifying encounter...

The best-selling Dark Knight series bows out with a two-part Batman vs Man-Bat story from Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan van Sciver! Look for your copy of Batman: Dark Knight #28, out Wednesday February 26 at Curious Comics!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Fantastic Four #1

It's an all-new beginning for Marvel's First Family - but one of their oldest enemies is already working behind the scenes to ensure that this new chapter in the lives of the Fantastic Four will also be their last. As a swarm of other-dimensional creatures descends on New York, the FF are forced to consider a terrible sacrifice to save their city... and this is only the beginning of their hidden opponent's master plan! Can the Fantastic Four survive their darkest hour...?

James Robinson & Leonard Kirk take the FF through hell and back as they launch a new monthly series for Marvel's original super-heroes! Look for your copy of Fantastic Four #1, out Wednesday February 26 at Curious Comics!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Tomb Raider #1

Lost treasures. Fiendish puzzles. A deadly race against time. As creatures from ancient myth rise to stalk the survivors of an expedition to Yamatai, globetrotting young adventurer Lara Croft meets this terrifying challenge head-on - by going on the hunt for the source of the supernatural horror before it can track her down!

The best-selling video game series returns to comics with an all-new monthly from fan-favourite writer Gail Simone! Ask a friendly Curious Comics staff member how you can reserve your copy of Tomb Raider #1 before it goes on sale at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 26!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 19:

Amazing X-Men #4
Avengers World #3
Batman and Robin #28
Batwoman #28
Captain America #17
Dexter Down Under #1 (of 5)
Harley Quinn #3
Iron Man Annual #1
Justice League #28
New Warriors #1
Nova #13.1
Punisher #2
Savage Wolverine #15
The Terminator Enemy of My Enemy #1
Uncanny X-Men #17
Undertow #1 (MR)
Wonder Woman #28
X-Files Conspiracy TMNT #1
X-Men #11

Please note: not all items may be available at all locations. Ask a friendly Curious Comics staff member for details.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Nova #13.1

The Dark Phoenix. The Avengers. The Guardians of the Galaxy. Young Sam Alexander has been through a lot in his first year as Nova - but the pressure doesn't let up as his second year blasts off with the arrival of Beta Ray Bill, battles with giant robots, a trip to slum tenements in outer space and a desperate quest to save an entire race from a lifetime of slavery!

Get a double dose of Nova this week with two great places to start reading the adventures of the galaxy's newest hero! You're already on the lookout for New Warriors #1 - don't miss Nova #13.1, on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, February 17, 2014

New Warriors #1

The High Evolutionary - the unstable genius and brilliant geneticist who also happens to be one of the most powerful individuals on the planet - has decided that he's not satisfied with the evolutionary path of homo sapiens. Mustering his army of Evolutionaries, he has concluded he must act to put things right for humanity... by exterminating all super-powered beings on Earth. Can old teammates Speedball and Justice - together with a new team of heroes including the Scarlet Spider, Sun Girl, Hummingbird and Nova - re-forge the New Warriors and stop the High Evolutionary before he unleashes a global massacre?

A new era begins for the young heroes of the Marvel Universe in New Warriors #1, out Wednesday February 19 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos Emerald Candy Tins

Everybody knows the Chaos Emeralds are essential to Sonic the Hedgehog's ongoing battles against the deranged Doctor Eggman - but I'll bet you didn't know that they also make a tasty snack! Packaged in an awesome tin featuring the smiling mug of the world's most famous bright blue hedgehog, these sour candies are just what you need to give yourself a little sugar boost while the next level is loading.

Look for these Sonic the Hedgehog Chaos Emerald Sours Candy Tins when they arrive at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 19!

Friday, February 14, 2014

X-Files: Conspiracy - TMNT #1

For Richard 'Ringo' Langly, Melvin Frohike and John Fitzgerald Byers - three hackers and investigators better known as the Lone Gunmen - conspiracy theories and weird mysteries are something they see every day... but as urban legends go, this one really pushes the envelope. Who are the Manphibians of Northampton, and can these strange human-shaped reptilian martial artists help stop the coming apocalypse? The Lone Gunmen follow a trail of empty pizza boxes to what may be their strangest encounter yet!

IDW's epic crossover event continues! Look for your copy of X-Files: Conspiracy - TMNT #1, out Wednesday February 19 at Curious Comics!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Dexter Down Under #1

One of Miami's leading crime scene analysts is headed for Australia... but as this forensic specialist happens to be serial killer Dexter Morgan, that also means this will probably turn out to be a very unusual working holiday. Following the trail of blood-splattered clues left behind by a new murderer, Dexter is about to uncover a sinister mind mounting secret hunting safaris in the Outback - with human beings as prey...

The hit crime series returns with an all-new story as novelist Jeff Lindsay - Dexter's original creator - puts the serial-killer-of-serial-killers through his paces. Look for your copy of Dexter Down Under #1, out Wednesday February 19 at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 12:

All New X-Factor #3
All-New X-Men #23
Astro City (2013-) #9
Avengers #26
Batgirl (2011-) #28

Battlestar Galactica #8
Bunker #1
Deadpool #23
Egos #2
Fuse #1 (MR)
Gravel Combat Magician #1 (MR)
Green Lantern Corps (2011-) #28
Injustice Year Two #2
Justice League 3000 (2013-) #3
Justice League of America (2013-) #12
Kick-Ass 3 #6 (of 8) (MR)
Marvel Knights: X-Men (2013-) #4 (of 5)
Mercenary Sea #1
Nightwing (2011-) #28
Revolutionary War Alpha #1 #4
Royals Masters of War #1 (MR)
Secret Avengers #15
She-Hulk #1
Star Wars #14
Superior Spider-Man #27.1
Superman/Wonder Woman (2013-) #5
Thor: God of Thunder #19.1
Transformers Robots In Disguise #26 Dark Cybertron Part 9
The Walking Dead #121 (MR)
Winter Soldier Bitter March #1
Wolverine and the X-Men #41
The X-Files: Season 10 #9
X-Force #1
X-Men: Legacy #24

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

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Bunker #1

On the last day before they head their seperate ways, five good friends plan to hide a time capsule - already looking forward to a reunion where they can dig it up again and look back on their time together. But when they stumble across a concealed underground bunker with their own names stamped on the sealed door - a bunker hiding fragments of a future that hasn't happened yet and a history of lives they have only begun to live - they are faced with revelations that change everything they imagined about themselves. Because together, at some point in the future, each of these five friends will play a role in the end of the world...

The hit digital series comes to print with a double-sized issue! Look for your copy of The Bunker #1, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Fuse #1

She is Klem Ristovych - a veteran homicide detective with more than twenty years in the department. He is Ralph Dietrich - a rookie whiz-kid fresh out of the gravity well, with a shining reputation on Earth and no real experience in space. Together, they work the strangest beat around, solving crimes for the understaffed police department of a rickety orbital platform five miles long and twenty thousand miles straight up. For these two detectives, every day is a locked-room mystery... with half a million potential suspects!

Shake up your monthly pull list with this new ongoing sci-fi crime series from Antony Johnston and Justin Greenwood! Look for your copy of The Fuse #1, out Wednesday February 12 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Royals: Masters of War #1

1940. As the bombs of the Blitz hammer London, the city faces certain destruction under the Luftwaffe's brutal assault... but this isn't our world, and this isn't the history you know. Here, one man with incredible powers and abilities has had enough of sitting on the sidelines - but as England's Prince Henry breaks the agreement preventing the superhumans of the world from joining the war, he may save a city while risking an entire planet. Because the United Kingdom isn't the only nation with an unusual royal family, and far away in the Land of the Rising Sun, the immortal Emperor Jimmu - first ruler of Japan - is preparing to counter Henry's actions by leading his own troops onto the battlefield...

Look for your copy of Royals: Masters of War #1, out Wednesday February 12 at Curious Comics!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Adventure Time Fionna & Cake and Bacon Pancakes Mugs

Now you can start your day with the sunniest smiles in the Land of Aaa by wrapping this awesome Adventure Time Fionna and Cake Mug around your morning coffee! And for those of you who like to combine your smoked meat products with flatbreads and catchy jingles, the Adventure Time Bacon Pancakes Mug features Finn's best pal Jake makin' his breakfast specialty. (Possible side-effects of using this mug include not being able to get the Bacon Pancakes song out of your head for the rest of the day... which might be a plus or a minus, depending on where you stand.)

You know these won't last long! Look for your Adventure Time Fionna & Cake and Bacon Pancakes Mugs when they arrive at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 12!

Friday, February 7, 2014

She-Hulk #1

She's been a member of the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the Defenders and SHIELD - but before Jennifer Walters became world-famous for pounding goons into the pavement as the gamma-powered She-Hulk, she was routinely walloping opponents in a court of law. And who says a girl can't be a giant green-skinned superhero and a lawyer with a busy practice at the same time? With a little help from her friends Patsy Walker and Matt Murdock, Jen is about to start a new chapter in her life - and in both of her careers!

The Sensational She-Hulk steps back into the spotlight with a new life, a new practice and an All New Marvel NOW ongoing series! Look for your copy of She-Hulk #1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 12!

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Death Sentence Deluxe Hardcover

What would you do if you woke up one day with the powers of a superman... but you knew the virus that gave you those powers would kill you in six months' time? Would you go back to your life and live as best you could during the time you had left? Would you devote yourself to using your new powers for good works around the world? Or would you go out in a spectacular way guaranteed to leave everyone talking after you're gone?

Viewer discretion is advised!

It's already a sell-out miniseries, and now it's shaping up to be the breakout superhero graphic novel of the year! The Death Sentence Deluxe Hardcover doesn't hit the shelves until this summer, but you can pre-order your copy now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 5:

Action Comics (2011-) #28
Adventure Time Flip Side #2 (of 6)
All New Invaders #2
Apocalypse Al #1 (of 4) (MR)
Avengers A.I. (2013-) #9
Batman Black & White (2013-) #6 (of 6)
Batman Jokers Daughter #1 (One-Shot)
Batwing (2011-) #28 (gothtopia)
Black Widow #3
Captain America #16.1
Detective Comics (2011-) #28 (gothtopia)
G.I. Joe (2013-) #13
Green Arrow (2011-) #28
Iron Man #21
Lazarus #6 (MR)
Lobster Johnson Get Lobster #1 (of 5)
Marvel Knights: Spider-Man (2013-) #5 (of 5)
Mighty Avengers (2013-) #6

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #16
New Avengers #14
Punisher #1
Star Wars Lucas Draft #5 (of 8) Lucas Draft
Superior Carnage Annual #1
The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #8
Turok Dinosaur Hunter #1
Vampire Diaries #2
Wolverine #1
X-Men #10.1

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

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Action Comics #28

Giant monsters lurking beneath the surface of the Earth. Heavily armed military forces moving in with an agenda of their own. A mysterious operative with powers to challenge even the Last Son of Krypton. It all adds up to a riddle that will force the Man of Steel into making a choice that could earn him some very dangerous new enemies...

New regular series writer Greg Pak continues to make life difficult for Superman as Action Comics #28 hits the shelves! Look for your copy when it goes on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Punisher #1

Frank Castle is trading the concrete canyons of New York for the smog and palm trees of the City of Angels - and with the gangs, crooks and maniacs who plague the streets of Los Angeles, he'll have no shortage of targets. With every thug in the city looking to claim his head, a police force less than inclined to tolerate his vigilantism, and a lethal military task force just one step behind him, Frank's new life on the west coast is looking doomed even before it can begin...

It's the beginning of a new chapter in Frank Castle's one-man war on crime! Look for Punisher #1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 5!

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Mass Effect: Foundation TP Volume 1

From the Brain Camp on Gagarin Station to the lost human colony of Eden Prime and the violent mining colony world of Themis - this is your ticket for a journey to some of the darkest corners in the universe of Bioware's best-selling Mass Effect franchise!

The lead writer of Mass Effect 2 and 3 unlocks the secret pasts of some of your favourite characters - including Urdnot Wrex, Ashley Williams, Kaidan Alenko and more - as the first collection in Dark Horse Comics' ongoing monthly series arrives to claim a space on your science fiction bookshelf. Look for your copy of Mass Effect: Foundation Volume 1 TP when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday February 5!

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Digital Comics Pick of the Month: Valentine's Day Edition

Healthier than candies! Funnier than flowers! It's not too early to start planning your sweetheart's Valentine's Day, and you can't go wrong with a selection of digital comics featuring the most famous fictional romance of the last 70 years!

Featuring Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Jughead and the rest of the gang from Riverdale, the Archie Comics section of the Curious Comics Digital Store is fully stocked with more Double Digests, graphic novels, specials, Spectaculars and Digital Exclusives than you or your significant other would be able to read in a month of Valentine's Days - all ready to be delivered to the smartphone, tablet and/or computer of your choice. Just follow this link to the Curious Comics Digital Store, sign in and get going straight away!

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