Emerald City Graphic Novel Sale!

Because of  Labor Day, new comics won’t arrive until Thursday — and you know what THAT means:

SALE!!!  SALE!!!  SALE!!!

New comics will arrive Thursday the 9th instead of Wednesday the 8th. And that means our “Wednesdays That New Comics Don’t Arrive” SALE!

On Wednesday, September 8th, buy one trade paperback / graphic novel, and get one of equal or lesser value for half price!

You can do this for as many books as you’d like — if you buy five books, you get five books for half price!

Also, all back issue comics are 20% off!

This sale is in-store only.

“See you next Wednesday!!!”

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Comics

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Featured Comic Books:

Thor: For Asgard #1

Beginning an epic adventure showcasing the God of Thunder as you’ve never seen him before! The vassals of Asgard are in armed revolt…Odin is missing…Balder is dead…and the entire continent is battered by a years-long winter. How can Thor put the empire back together ? Especially with his mighty hammer Mjolnir mysteriously denied him?

WOLVERINE #1

Acclaimed author JASON AARON (ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN AND WOLVERINE, WEAPON X) and superstar artist RENATO GUEDES (Action Comics, Adventures of Superman) launch an all-new ongoing Wolverine series as Wolverine goes to hell literally! Someone is out to destroy Wolverine permanently and they may have succeeded. But if Wolverine’s soul is in hell, how is his body terrorizing those closest to him?

FREEDOM FIGHTERS #1

A new call to arms begins as Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters return in an all-new action packed ongoing series helmed by the writing team of Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Travis Moore and Trevor Scott!

A national mystery unfolds when the government learns of the existence of a Confederate super weapon intended to insure the South won the Civil War. Who built it and why wasn’t it used? Find out when Uncle Sam leads the team on a quest through the hidden history of the United States! With new challenges and old threats returning to plague them, the stakes are higher than ever. Can even these stalwart heroes stand by their duty when their country calls?

BRIGHTEST DAY #9

The resurrected have discovered their purpose for being back, but where will the knowledge lead them? Who is the new Aqualad? And what strange event is taking place around the White Power Battery in New Mexico?

Featured Graphic Novels:

THE AMAZING SCREW-ON HEAD AND OTHER CURIOUS OBJECTS

Mike Mignola has deservedly become one of the biggest names in comics for his creation of Hellboy. But when Mignola needs a short break from the Hellboy universe, he turns to diversions such as The Amazing Screw–On Head, winner of the Eisner Award for Best Humor Publication!

When Emperor Zombie threatens the safety of all life on earth, President Lincoln enlists the aid of a mechanical head. With the help of associates Mr. Groin (a faithful manservant) and Mr. Dog (a dog), Screw–On Head must brave ancient tombs, a Victorian flying apparatus, and demons from a dimension inside a turnip. This new collection of oddball Mignola creations also includes “The Magician and the Snake” from Dark Horse Maverick: Happy Endings, and nearly fifty pages of brand new material, all as weird and hilarious as the beloved Screw-On Head.

INVINCIBLE VOL. 13: GROWING PAINS

In the aftermath of his battle with CONQUEST, Invincible and his world are left in ruins. He’s faced with questions he doesn’t know how to answer about his future as a hero and what is needed to actually protect the people of Earth.

Meanwhile: deep in space, Nolan and Allen the Alien are making preparations for the impending VILTRUMITE WAR! This volume is not to be missed!

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Games

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WARHAMMER FANTASY: ISLAND OF BLOOD

The Island of Blood boxed game contains everything you need to start playing Warhammer, including two complete armies ready to assemble and put straight on the battlefield. Featured herein are more than 70 finely-detailed Citadel miniatures, forming two plastic armies: High Elves (a High Elf Prince on Griffon, a High Elf Mage, 10 High Elf Lothern Sea Guard, 10 High Elf Sword Masters of Hoeth and five Ellyrian Reavers) and Skaven (a Skaven Warlord, a Skaven Warlock Engineer, 40 Skaven Clanrats, a Skaven Master Moulder, two Skaven Rat Ogres, a Skaven Warpfire Thrower, and a Skaven Poisoned Wind Mortar). In addition, you’ll find a pocket-sized, 200-page, full-color Warhammer rulebook, a 32-page, full-color ‘Getting Started’ booklet, 10 dice, two Artillery Dice, three templates, and two plastic range rulers

CASTLE RAVENLOFT BOARD GAME

Evil lurks in the towers and dungeons of Castle Ravenloft, and only heroes of exceptional bravery can survive the horrors within. Designed for 1–5 players, this boardgame features multiple scenarios, challenging quests, and cooperative game play.

HEROCLIX: THE WATCHMEN COLLECTOR’S BOXED SET

The Watchmen Collector’s Boxed Set includes 25 highly detailed, 3D miniatures including Dr. Manhattan, Rorschach, Nite Owl and Silk Spectre.  The Collector’s Boxed Set, which includes a complete set of Watchmen HeroClix figures, comes in deluxe, display-quality packaging.

BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE CARD GAME

Jump into the seat of the famous Delorean and travel back in time to the events from the Back To The Future movies. As a descendant of Marty, Biff, Doc, or others, you must alter history to ensure your own existence — then win the game by un-inventing time-travel itself.

Back To The Future: The Card Game is a fast, exciting, time travel card game for 2-6 players. Cards are laid out to form a timeline of events, and players use various items and time machines to change circumstances to achieve their personal realities.

WORLD OF WARCRAFT TCG: ARCHIVES

One of the most highly anticipated releases in the history of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game is hitting hobby store shelves this August. The WoW TCG Archives set will consist of 190 cards, hand selected as the best of the best, and will be presented in a premium foil treated format.

What’s even more exciting… the WoW TCG Archives Booster Packs will also contain randomly inserted loot cards from the past three years of the WoW TCCG. …and not just any loot cards… the Archives Loot Cards will include the most popular and highly sought after WoW TCG Loot Cards. We’re talking… the X-51 Nether Rocket, Red Bearon, Saltwater Snapjaw, and even the Spectral Tiger!

In addition to the four premium mount loot cards, there will also be some nice uncommon and common loot, including: Robotic Homing Chicken, Banana Charm, D.I.S.C.O., Fishing Chair, Papa Hummel’s Pet Biscuit, Sandbox Tiger and more…

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Toys / Collectables

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THE VENTURE BROS. 8″ FIGURE SERIES 1 & 2

Bif Bang Pow! blasts off for action with this line of fully articulated, 8-inch tall action figures based on Adult Swim’s all-the-rage animated series The Venture Bros. You’ll find the most popular and recognizable characters from the show faithfully represented in amazing detail, real fabric clothing, and a 1970’s retro style that accurately portrays that distinctive action-comedy mix that has become synonymous with the TV series! Series 1 features Dr. Venture and Brock Samson. Series 2 features The Monarch and Dean Venture.

STAR WARS: RALPH MCQUARRIE CONCEPT COLLECTION ACTION FIGURE SET 1 & 2

When George Lucas wanted to transform his screenplay for Star Wars into a film, he turned to the concept artist Ralph McQuarrie. These action figure sets take McQuarrie’s original concept designs and sculpt them into a unique group of action figures that are both comfortingly familiar – and surprisingly different. Set #1 contains Concept Chewbacca, Concept Han Solo, Concept Obi-Wan, Concept Yoda, Concept Boba Fett, Concept R2-D2, and Concept C-3PO. Set #2 contains Concept Vader, Concept Storm Trooper, Concept Snow Trooper, Concept Rebel Trooper, Concept Star Killer, and Concept Luke. Each figure is sculpted at the 3 3/4″-scale. Collect this unique look at the Star Wars phenomenon.

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