Comics Shipping this Wednesday

Finally, a new comic day post where I don’t have to talk about the weather. Oh wait…dammit, I just did. Anyway, I will take this opportunity to remind folks about our DANCE PARTY & BREAKDANCE CONTEST this Saturday at 8pm. It will be a great time, and it looks like the weather will be most cooperating, so we won’t have to deal with dangerous roads. I know we like to keep the breaking on the cardboard, not on the asphalt.

Anyway, here’s this week’s stuff. BLACKEST NIGHT clocks in on schedule (yes, that was a planned skip month), while FLASH: REBIRTH (yes, that Flash Rebirth) limps along the finish line, three months late and a week after the Blackest Night miniseries that takes place *after* it wraps. If you read BN: Flash already, now’s your chance to find out how all those people got to where they were in that. It’s like Memento, right? Our copies of Ben Templesmith’s new book CHOKER finally show up, as do the second prints of one of my favorite books of the year thus far STUMPTOWN. There’s a bevy of SIEGE tie-ins, as well as the collection of Jonathan Hickman’s first arc on FANTASTIC FOUR. This has been amazing and should be owned by everyone with eyes.

The rest of the this week’s comics after the jump!
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Super-Fly Reads: MUPPET KING ARTHUR

I’d be lying if I professed not to love, by default, the works of Jim
Henson; even the posthumous ones that he never touched. It comes as
no shock, then, that having just finished Muppet King Arthur #1 I am
quite impressed. I really think all of the recent Boom Studios Muppet
books have been phenomenal and by far undeservedly under recognized.
They manage to quite succinctly capture the humor, wit, and
imagination, which delighted us all when we were younger. I feel,
however, that this one in particular really shines. These days it is
woefully rare that you encounter the kinds of verbal sparring and
vaudevillian punnery in which this book so enthusiastically engages.
Truth-be-told, none of these Muppet books hold themselves to the
rigorous standards of ‘higher literature’ which so many comics seem to
aspire towards lately, that said they are nonetheless a welcome
respite to the persistent “Event-Fatigue” thrown at us constantly by
the Big Two. These are the kinds of “popcorn literature” books that
remind me why I love comics in the first place. Very few books make
me laugh out loud; the Muppet books consistently do, however.
-Tony

Comics Shipping this Wednesday

This week would be a good time to remind you that we ship for free within Ohio, right? Let’s say a whole big series of winter storms hit, and you can’t make it out to thing Springs to get your comics, but you really, really want to read them. What would you do? Why, you could call us with your payment info and we’d ship them out to you the next day. Of course, who knows when something like that would happen, right? That’d be pretty crazy, huh? Buried under foot upon foot of snow. Wild.

Ahem.

Anyway, here’s what shipping to us this week! The latest wave of BLACKEST NIGHT action figures, which includes Star Sapphire, Arisia, Larfleeze and Black Lantern Aquaman, will be here and will most certainly fly out quick (even in the worst weather!). The latest ATOMIC ROBO miniseries ships, and with a subtitle like “Revenge of the Vampire Dimension” you know it’s going to be win. KICK-ASS the Hardcover collection will be here, for all of you who, several years ago, said “I’ll wait for that to come out in trade.” DOOMWAR, another Marvel mini-event kicks off this week as well, as the Black Panther, the Fantastic Four, Namor and other decide to enforce some UN sanctions of Doom & Latveria…with the point of their boots! Looking for more cool, non-comics stuff? Check out the two different sets of LIGHTSABER CHOPSTICKS! Red & Green and Red & Blue.

AIR #18 (MR)
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #621 GNTLT
ANGEL #30
ANGEL #30 10 COPY VIRGIN FRISON INCV CVR (NET)
ANGEL ONLY HUMAN TP
ATOMIC ROBO REVENGE O/T VAMPIRE DIMENSION #1 (OF 4)
AUTHORITY THE LOST YEAR #6 (OF 12)
AVENGERS VS ATLAS #2 (OF 4)
AZRAEL #5
BATMAN #696
BATMAN STREETS OF GOTHAM #9
BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14
BLACK GOD TP VOL 07 (C: 1-1-2)
BLACK PANTHER POWER TP
BLACK WIDOW AND MARVEL GIRLS #4 (OF 4)
BLACK WIDOW DEADLY ORIGIN #4 (OF 4)
BLACKEST NIGHT SER 3 BALANCED CASE ASST (NET)
BLACKEST NIGHT SER 3 WEIGHTED HALF CASE ASST (NET)
BLACKEST NIGHT THE FLASH #3 (OF 3)
BLACKEST NIGHT THE FLASH #3 (OF 3) VAR ED
BROKEN TRINITY TP
CAPTAIN AMERICA #603
CARS #1 (C: 1-0-0)
DAREDEVIL #505
DARK AVENGERS #14 DEADPOOL VAR SIEGE
DARK AVENGERS #14 SIEGE
DARK AVENGERS PREM HC VOL 02 MOLECULE MAN
DARK HORSE HEROCLIX HELLBOY & BPRD ACTION PACK (C: 1-1-2)
DC UNIVERSE ORIGINS TP
DEADPOOL #19
DEADPOOL MERC WITH A MOUTH #8
DEATHLOK #4 (OF 7)
DEVIL #1 (OF 4)
DIE HARD YEAR ONE #6
DOCTOR VOODOO AVENGER OF SUPERNATURAL #5
DOOMWAR #1 (OF 6)
DOOMWAR #1 (OF 6) MARVEL WOMEN VAR
DRONE #3 (OF 4)
ENDERS SHADOW COMMAND SCHOOL #5 (OF 5)
FARSCAPE ONGOING #4
FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH DANCE TP
FLASH WEB BELT (C: 0-1-3)
FREE REALMS #6 (OF 12)
GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS HAPPY VALLEY #3 (OF 9) (MR) (C: 1-0
GHOSTBUSTERS HOLIDAY SP TAINTED LOVE (ONE SHOT)
GI JOE COBRA II #2
GI JOE TP VOL 02
GREEN LANTERN #51 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
GREEN LANTERN #51 VAR ED (BLACKEST NIGHT)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #45 (BLACKEST NIGHT)
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #45 VAR ED (BLACKEST NIGHT)
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #23
HALO HELLJUMPER PREM HC (MR)
HELLBLAZER #264 (MR)
HULK #20 FOH
IGNITION CITY TP VOL 01 (MR) (C: 0-1-2)
INCORRUPTIBLE #3
INCREDIBLE HERCULES #141
INCREDIBLE HULK #607 FOH
INCREDIBLES #5 (C: 1-0-0)
INDIANA JONES ARTFX THEATER RAIDERS O/T LOST ARK (C: 1-1-4)
INVINCIBLE #70
JOE THE BARBARIAN #2 (OF 8) (MR)
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #42
KICK ASS PREM HC (RES) (MR)
KOBRA RESURRECTION TP
LADY DEADPOOL BY LIEFELD FOLDED PROMO POSTER (NET)
LOCKE & KEY CROWN OF SHADOWS #3
LOCKE & KEY CROWN OF SHADOWS #3 10 COPY RODRIGUEZ INCV (NET)
MAGOG #6
MARVEL SCARLET WITCH BISHOUJO STATUE (C: 1-1-3)
MARVELS EYE OF CAMERA #6 (OF 6)
MICE TEMPLAR DESTINY #7
MINDSCAPE OF ALAN MOORE WS DVD (C: 0-1-3)
MODERN WARFARE 2 GHOST #3 (OF 6) (MR)
OUTSIDERS #27
POWER GIRL #9
PSYLOCKE #4 (OF 4)
PUNISHER #14
RESURRECTION VOL 2 #8
SIMPSONS COMICS #163
SKIM GN (C: 0-1-2)
SONIC UNIVERSE #13
SPIDER-MAN 1602 #5 (OF 5)
SPIDER-WOMAN #6
STAND SOUL SURVIVORS #4 (OF 5)
STAND SOUL SURVIVORS #4 (OF 5) PERKINS VAR
STAR TREK DS9 FOOLS GOLD #3
STAR TREK ROMULANS PAWNS OF WAR TP
STAR WARS KNIGHTS OLD REPUBLIC #50 (OF 50) DEMON PT 4 (OF 4
SUPERGIRL #50 (NOTE PRICE)
SUPERGIRL #50 VAR ED (NOTE PRICE)
SUPERMAN BATMAN #69
SUPERMAN WEB BELT (C: 0-1-3)
SUPERNATURAL BEGINNINGS END #2 (OF 6)
SW LIGHTSABER CHOPSTICKS SET YODA & LUKE (C: 1-1-3)
SW LIGHTSABER CHOPSTICKS SET YODA & VADER (C: 1-1-3)
TAIMASHIN RED SPIDER EXORCIST GN VOL 01
TALISMAN ROAD OF TRIALS #4
TICK NEW SERIES #2
TINY TITANS #25
TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE #3
TRANSFORMERS LAST STAND O/T WRECKERS #2
UNCANNY X-MEN #521
UNCLE SCROOGE #388 (C: 1-0-0)
VINCENT PRICE PRESENTS #15 (MR)
WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #5 GNTLT
WEEKLY WORLD NEWS #2
WOLVERINE DARK WOLVERINE TP PRINCE
ZMD ZOMBIES OF MASS DESTRUCTION #6 (OF 6)
ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS AVENTURE #1 (RES)