Friday, October 31, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Penny Dora & the Wishing Box #1

One day, a mysterious box appears on Penny's doorstep. An old, battered box with peeling paint and rusty hinges. A box that opens by itself. A box that whispers... 'What do you wish for?' No matter what she does next, Penny's life will never be the same!

Fans of books like Neil Gaiman's Coraline and Kazu Kibuishi's Amulet won't want to miss out on the beginning of a new all-ages urban fantasy adventure! Look for your copy of Penny Dora & the Wishing Box #1, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 29:

ADVENTURE TIME #33
ADVENTURE TIME BANANA GUARD ACADEMY #4
ALIENS FIRE AND STONE #2
AXIS CARNAGE #1
AXIS REVOLUTIONS #1
BALTIMORE WOLF AND THE APOSTLE #1
BATMAN ETERNAL #30
DEATH OF WOLVERINE DEADPOOL AND CAPTAIN AMERICA #1
DEATH OF WOLVERINE LOGAN LEGACY #3
DEATHLOK #1
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #20
HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL #1 INTERNATIONAL ED
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #2
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED ANNUAL #1
LITTLE NEMO RETURN TO SLUMBERLAND #2
MARVEL 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION #1
NEW 52 FUTURES END #26
NOVA #22
RASPUTIN #1
THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING #4
VERTIGO QUARTERLY #1 YELLOW
WONDER WOMAN #35

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Baltimore: The Wolf & the Apostle #1

On his hunt for the hated Red King, Lord Baltimore has faced some of the most powerful vampires stalking the ruins of Europe... but there are other predators hiding in the long shadows cast by the war. Can Baltimore solve the mystery behind the curse placed upon Judge Duvic - or will the Inquisitor-turned-werewolf end his monster-slaying days once and for all?

Just in time for Hallowe'en - horror masters Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden team up for another blood-curdling adventure! Look for Baltimore: The Wolf and the Apostle #1, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Meet comic creators Steve Leialoha & Trina Robbins!

Curious Comics is pleased to welcome two great comic creators - Steve Leiahola and Trina Robbins! Steve Leialoha is an American comic book artist whose work includes hit titles like Marvel's Secret Wars 2 and Howard the Duck. Trina Robbins is an American indie comic book artist and writer whose work as a cartoonist and historian has helped promote and create outlets for female comics artists.

Get yourself to Curious Comics Victoria to meet these two comic pros! Today only - Sunday October 26 from 3 PM to 5 PM at 631 Johnson Street. Come by and help us give them both a great Victoria welcome!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Hallowe'en Comic Fest 2014

Hallowe'en is on the way - and comic fans in Victoria, Langford and Nanaimo can get pumped with some free spooky comic books! Just find some time to get to your local Curious Comics today - that's 631 Johnson Street in Victoria, 844 Goldstream Avenue in Langford or in the Country Club Centre in Nanaimo - and claim some free ghoulish goodies.

No tricks.. all treats! See you there!

Friday, October 24, 2014

No Tricks... All Treats!

The creepiest day of the year is right around the corner - and comic fans in Victoria, Langford and Nanaimo can get psyched for Hallowe'en with some free spooky comic books! Just visit your local Curious Comics on Saturday October 25 - that's tomorrow! - and claim some free ghoulish goodies.

Happening at 631 Johnson Street in Victoria, 844 Goldstream Avenue in Langford or in the Country Club Centre in Nanaimo. 

See you Saturday!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Artist Diana Greenhalgh at Curious Comics Victoria

Come down to Curious Comics Victoria to meet artist Diana Greenhalgh! She will be in-store at the Johnson Street Curious Comics from 3PM-5PM on October 23rd - that's today! - before her appearance at Vancouver Island's Most Amazing Collectable Show.

Drop by and help us give Diana a great Victoria welcome!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 22:

ALL NEW GHOST RIDER #8
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8
ARKHAM MANOR #1
AVENGERS #37
AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #3
AXIS HOBGOBLIN #1
BATMAN ETERNAL #29
BTVS SEASON 10 #8
COLDER BAD SEED #1
DEADPOOL #36
DEATH OF WOLVERINE LOGAN LEGACY #2
DEATHSTROKE #1
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS LEGENDS OF BALDURS GATE #1
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #3
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #1
FATHERS DAY #1
FLASH #35
GODZILLA CATACLYSM #3
GODZILLA RULERS OF THE EARTH #17
GONERS #1
HALO ESCALATION #11
HARLEY QUINN #11
MULTIVERSITY THE JUST #1
NEW 52 FUTURES END #25
PREDATOR FIRE AND STONE #1
STARLIGHT #6
SUPERMAN #35
THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING #3
TMNT GHOSTBUSTERS #1
TRANSFORMERS PRIMACY #3
WALKING DEAD #133
WICKED & DIVINE #5
X-FILES SEASON 10 #17
X-FILES YEAR ZERO #4

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hallowe'en Comic Fest 2014

Get psyched for the creepiest day of the year with the Hallowe'en Comic Fest 2014! Featuring full-size and mini-comics for your favourite heroes - including Angry Birds, Plants vs Zombies, Batman, Afterlife with Archie, Scooby Doo, Betty & Veronica and many more - the Hallowe'en Comic Fest is happening Saturday October 25 at all three Curious Comics locations.

Come early and grab the ghoulish goodies while they last! See you Saturday!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Edward Scissorhands #1

It's been fifty years since a strange, unfinished creature stumbled into suburbia - forever changing the lives of the people he met. Now, as strange disappearances rock the town, the granddaughter of a woman who once met an incomplete man with scissors for hands is about to come face to face with a forgotten legend...

Give yourself an early Hallowe'en treat with Edward Scissorhands #1, out this Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Deathstroke #1

Infamous mercenary. Determined assassin. Victim of a mind-wipe? When Slade Wilson discovers evidence that someone has been tampering with his memory, he launches an investigation into his own stolen past... but his hunt for the truth will lead him straight into the fight of his life!

Tony Daniel launches a new chapter in the life of your favourite DC anti-hero! Look for Deathstroke #1, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Friday, October 17, 2014

TMNT/Ghostbusters #1

Pesky poltergeist? No problem! Giant rampaging marshmallow man? They've got you covered! But when a malfunctioning invention crosses dimensions and connects two very different universes, the question is - are New York's premier paranormal investigators ready to handle an encounter with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Cowabunga, dude!

It's an unmissable monster mashup as IDW combines two of your favourite franchises! Look for TMNT/Ghostbusters #1 - with art by Victoria local Dan Schoening! - out next week at Curious Comics!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Arkham Manor #1

When the incarceration of the world's most dangerous maniacs is shifted from Arkham Asylum to stately Wayne Manor, Batman takes the chance to go undercover and find the culprit behind the murders of several inmates. But is the Dark Knight Detective really in his right mind - or has Gotham's protector finally started to come apart at the seams?

Find out in Arkham Manor #1, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 15:

AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #2
BATMAN AND ROBIN #35 (ROBIN RISES)
BATMAN ETERNAL #28
BATMAN SUPERMAN #15
DAREDEVIL #9
DEADPOOLS ART OF WAR #1
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4
DEATH OF WOLVERINE LOGAN LEGACY #1
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #2
FANTASTIC FOUR #11
HULK #7
JUSTICE LEAGUE #35
LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #7
MAGNETO #11
MILES MORALES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #6
NEW 52 FUTURES END #24
NEW AVENGERS #25
ORIGINAL SIN ANNUAL #1
PROMETHEUS FIRE AND STONE #2
SKYLANDERS #1
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #5
TEEN TITANS #3
THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING #2
TMNT NEW ANIMATED ADVENTURES #16
TMNT ONGOING #39
TRINITY OF SIN #1
UNCANNY X-MEN #27
WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #10

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Skylanders #1

You love the video games - you have the best-selling toys - now you can add the Skylanders comic book to your collection! Kicking off with a prequel to the upcoming Skylanders Trap Team game, fans will travel to the Skylanders Academy, discover secrets about your favourite Skylanders and go on brand-new all-ages comic book adventures every month!

Don't miss out - look for your copy of Skylanders #1, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014

Deadpool's Art of War #1

A respected classic. Written by one of the most influential warriors of all time. Shaping strategy on the battlefield for centuries. This... is not that book. When Wade Wilson decides to write his own updated version of Sun Tzu's classic Art of War, he kicks off his promotional tour with a little publicity stunt - namely, by starting the next world war!

The Merc with a Mouth is about to rewrite the pre-eminent book on military tactics... with lots of doodles and spelling mistakes thrown in at no extra cost! Look for your copy of Deadpool's Art of War #1 by Peter David & Scott Koblish, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Batman & Robin #35

Battling murderers and madmen on the streets of Gotham City is one thing - surviving the perils on the surface of Apokolips is something else entirely. Yet now that the body of Damian Wayne has been stolen by Glorious Godfrey, Batman is left with no choice - and, armed with the dangerously unpredictable Hellbat armour, Bruce Wayne is about to embark on the most hazardous mission of his life... facing off against Darkseid himself to reclaim his son!

Robin Rises continues with the unmissable Batman & Robin #35, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 8:

ALIEN VS PREDATOR FIRE AND STONE #1
ALL NEW ULTIMATES #9
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #7
AVENGERS #36
AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #1
BATGIRL #35
BATMAN #35
BATMAN ETERNAL #27
EARTH 2 #27
EARTH 2 WORLDS END #1
GRENDEL VS SHADOW #2
HALO ESCALATION TP VOL 01
HAWKEYE VS DEADPOOL #1
INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #1
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #5
KLARION #1
NEW 52 FUTURES END #23
STAR WARS REBEL HEIST TP
SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #12
THANOS A GOD UP THERE LISTENING #1
TRANSFORMERS VS GI JOE #3

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Star Wars: Rebel Heist TP

Smuggler Han Solo has stumbled into the Empire's grasp. His Wookie co-pilot has gone on a rampage. Princess Leia is undercover on the fringes of Imperial space. How are these events connected - and how will the inexperienced farm boy Luke Skywalker put it all together in time to pull his friends out of the Bantha poodo?

It's disguises, gadgets and double-crosses in an offbeat new Star Wars adventure! Look for the Star Wars: Rebel Heist TP - collecting the entire four-issue miniseries - out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, October 6, 2014

Earth 2: World's End #1

Five years ago, the three greatest heroes on Earth fell protecting the planet from an alien invasion - inspiring the next generation to take up their cause and continue the neverending battle. Now, as the forces of Apokolips stand poised to sweep across the world, the new heroes of Earth 2 will be tested like never before. Some will live... some will die... and Earth 2 will never be the same!

Join Earth 2's champions in a new weekly series as they battle Darkseid in a desperate struggle for the future of the planet! Look for your copy of Earth 2: World's End #1, out Wednesday October 8 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hawkeye vs Deadpool #1

It's Hallowe'en in New York - and someone is brainwashing villains, dressing them up as superheroes and letting them loose on the streets of the city. The nearly unkillable mutant nutcase Deadpool and sharpshooting Avenger Hawkeye find themselves right in the middle of all the chaos - but can these two very different vigilantes solve the mystery and get things back under control before they kill each other?

The Merc With a Mouth faces off against the Avenging Archer in a chaotic Hallowe'en-themed Marvel mashup! Look for your copy of Hawkeye vs Deadpool #1, out Wednesday October 8!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1

The World's Greatest Heroes join forces with the Children of the Atom to face off against a terrifying alliance of the most powerful super-villains on Earth - with nothing less than the future of the planet at stake! It's all hands on deck for an epic new Marvel miniseries as the armies of the Red Skull claim Genosha and unleash World War Hate!

Look for your copy of Avengers & X-Men: Axis #1, out Wednesday October 8!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Klarion the Witch Boy #1

As the rise of powerful Techno-Wizards threatens to reshape the world, followers of primitive pagan magic find themselves faced with a choice: accept a new order driven by machines... or fight to defend the elemental source of their power. Now, as Gotham City becomes ground zero in a battle to shape the mystic destiny of the planet, the future could rely on a young sorcerer named Klarion and his monster familiar cat Teekl...

Ann Nocenti reworks Jack Kirby's classic Klarion for DC's New 52 in a new ongoing series! Start your October off right with the spooky first issue of Klarion the Witch Boy, out next Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Free Hallowe'en Comics on October 25

Free stuff alert! Hallowe'en is on the way - and that means zombies, vampires, werewolves... and free comic books!

Come to any Curious Comics location on Saturday October 25 - that's the last Saturday before Hallowe'en - to score some free, specially-printed Halloween ComicFest comic books. Angry Birds, Plants vs Zombies, Betty & Veronica and many more - all creepy, all awesome and all FREE!

While supplies last. Come early for best selection! Ask a staff member for more details.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of new arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 1:

ACTION COMICS #35
ADVENTURE TIME #32
ANGEL AND FAITH SEASON 10 #7
ANGRY BIRDS COMICS #5
AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS #6
BATMAN ETERNAL #26
BATMAN SUPERMAN #14
BLACK WIDOW #11
BUCKY BARNES WINTER SOLDIER #1
CAPTAIN AMERICA #25
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3
DETECTIVE COMICS #35
FANTASTIC FOUR ANNUAL #1
FLASH SEASON ZERO #1
GOTHAM ACADEMY #1
GRAYSON #3
GREEN ARROW #35
GREEN LANTERN #35
GUARDIANS 3000 #1
INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO ANNUAL #1
JUSTICE LEAGUE #34
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #10
LEGENDARY STAR LORD #4
LOBO #1
MAGIC THE GATHERING: LEGACY ACTION FIGURES
MEN OF WRATH BY JASON AARON #1
MOON KNIGHT #8
SILVER SURFER #6
SPIDER-MAN 2099 #4
THOR #1
TMNT ONGOING #38
UNCANNY AVENGERS #25
WALKING DEAD #132
WONDER WOMAN #34
X-FILES YEAR ZERO #3
X-MEN #20

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