Those comics based on them there cartoons the kids are all into nowadays are all the rage here at the Emerald City! First we had the My Little Pony and the Adventure Time, and now they’ve come out with that REGULAR SHOW comic this week! It’s got about a bazillion different covers, so come by soon to pick your favorite cover art!
Speaking of the cartoons, like we were just doing and all, ADVENTURE TIME has an all-new original graphic novel out this week! It’s called PLAYING WITH FIRE, and it features — yup, you guessed her — Flame Princess!!! The story is, of course, as with all Adventure Time stories, weird and wonderful!
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Featured Comic Books:
Cartoon Network’s powerhouse series now has its own comic book series! Hot on the heels of the smash hit adaptation, ADVENTURE TIME, KaBOOM! unveils the next all-ages comic phenomenon! Join Mordecai the Bluejay and Rigby the Raccoon, a couple of best bros in their twenties just tryin’ to chill for a bit, man. But when you’re livin’ in as crazy a world as they are, no day can be called…regular!
Writer & Artist: John Byrne
Harkening back to Byrne’s earliest days in comics, DOOMSDAY.1 tells the thrilling tale of seven adventurous astronauts, who watch in horror, aloft in the International Space Station, as most of Earth is annihilated by a titanic solar flare.
When all communication is lost and their home appears destroyed, what are the intrepid astronauts to do? Prepare to cling to a new life in zero gravity, waiting for the space stations supplies to dwindle to nothing? That doesn’t sound very adventurous, now does it? No, the true thrills of DOOMSDAY.1 come when the seven stranded heroes descend back to their decimated home world to confront the dangers left behind by the universe’s cruel ravaging!
Writers: J.H. Williams, III & W. Haden Blackman
Artist: Trevor McCarthy
Batwoman is being played right into a confrontation with Batman…and that’s the least of her problems after the final page of issue #20!
Writer: Matt Fraction
Artist: Mike Allred
Field trip…into the heart of the Negative Zone!Scott Lang has already lost a daughter… watch what happens when he puts it all on the line to save… Bentley-23?The shocking reveal of the villain pulling the strings and pitting family against family — and a rescue mission unlike anything you’ve ever seen — FF vs FF!
Featured Graphic Novels:
ADVENTURE TIME: PLAYING WITH FIRE – THE ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL
Join Flame Princess, alongside Finn and Jake, as she leaves the Flame Kingdom and goes on her very first adventure! Written by acclaimed cartoonist Danielle Corsetto (GIRLS WITH SLINGSHOTS) and drawn by rising star Zack Sterling (BRAVEST WARRIORS, ADVENTURE TIME). A pocket black and white edition appealing to fans of SCOTT PILGRIM and Japanese manga!
AQUAMAN VOL.2 : THE OTHERS
Aquaman joins up with his old teammates, The Others, to learn who destroyed Atlantis! But as they seek the truth, Black Manta is stalking them all—and Mera learns some dark truths about Aquaman! Don’t miss this second AQUAMAN hardcover!
Collects AQUAMAN #7-13.
BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY ESCAPE
Batman™: Arkham City Escape is a two-player game that pits Batman against all of his greatest foes as they try to escape Arkham! In this game, one player represents Batman, and the other player represents the villains that Batman has fought in the past. The player controlling the Arkham inmates earns victory points by helping the villains escape Arkham, while the Batman player gains points by apprehending his rivals before they make it out of the city. The first player to earn 10 Victory Points is the winner!
DC HEROCLIX TEEN TITANS
Superboy! Nightwing! Red Robin! Don’t call them “sidekicks” any more! The Teen Titans are here to battle evil and fight alongside both new and classic allies to win the day! DC HeroClix: Teen Titans Super Boosters offer a whole new level of play and collectability with Team Bases! Utilizing SwitchClix technology, specific HeroClix figures can be exchanged from single base play, to their corresponding Team Base, and back again!
Featuring 88 figures to collect, with popular sub-themes including Teen Titans new and old, Young Justice, and the Fearsome Five, DC HeroClix: Teen Titans is introduced in 9-count Booster Bricks containing eight standard, five figure boosters and one Super Booster, as well as 24-count Primer Gravity Feeds showcasing 10 figures boasting an all-new dial design.
DC HEROCLIX TEEN TITANS “THE RAVAGERS” FAST FORCES PACK
From the ashes of “The Culling,” Caitlin Fairchild is joined by Terra, Beast Boy, Thunder, Lightning, and their one-time foe, Ridge, to form The Ravagers! Featuring six figures with all-new dial designs, two exclusive maps, and an impulse-friendly price point, this Fast Forces pack is an excellent product for new and established players!
Toys / Collectables
JUSTICE LEAGUE NEW 52 GREEN LANTERN SIMON BAZ ACTION FIGURE
Simon Baz’s universe just got a whole lot bigger! When Hal Jordan is presumed dead, Jordan’s ring chooses Simon for his ability to overcome great fear – but is he ready to bear the burden of being Earth’s newest Green Lantern? From DC Comics – The NEW 52, standing 6 3/4 inches tall, comes the next wave of figures in the ongoing line based on Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s Justice League.