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Do your comics look like this? Are you tired of digging through stacks on your coffee table? Does your significant other want their end table and/or floor back? Are your comics crying out to be alphabetized and in proper order? Your comics could look like this after one trip to The Comic Book Shop! Ding!

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Eisner and Harvey Award Nominated writer Jonathan Hickman is a key player in the Marvel NOW! Universe. Why, you ask? The former Fantastic Four writer is now penning Avengers, a cornerstone in Marvel’s stable. Do yourself a favor and pick up Avengers #1. Hickman has brought his unique style to the fan-favorite book and he

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Comic book readers and collectors are difficult to buy for. Fact. We’re here to help you with all your gift giving needs this holiday season and all year round. Fact. If they like…The Walking Dead: Y The Last Man (Vertigo) Yorick is the last man on earth, literally. And now he must survive a world

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All-New X-Men Launch Party! November 14, 2012 All Brian Michael Bendis/Stuart Immonen graphic novels will be 25% off! For each copy of All-New X-Men you purchase, be entered to win a free year’s subscription to All-New X-Men! Join us in celebrating one of Marvel Now’s premiere titles! Limited Edition Lithographs, Buttons & More!!* *With purchase

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    Top Shelf Productions publishes some of the most interesting and visually engaging alternative comics and graphic novels in the industry right now. Working with talents such as Alan Moore, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Nate Powell, Craig Thompson, and many other award-winning creators, they continue to deliver unique, quality stories year after year. Since

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Very rarely does a children’s book come along that is as inspiring and touching as Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess. In the vein of Oh The Places You’ll Go! by Dr Suess and Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, Gaiman has written a poem that speaks to the women of fate for

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Every once in awhile, there comes along a graphic novel that grabs your attention and refuses to let go. I was lucky enough to read two of those back to back this past week.     Blankets is very much what the title suggests.  A handmade quilt. A thick cover of snow. It’s a soft and

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What do you get the person that seems to have everything? How do you avoid that awkward moment when someone gets you a birthday present that you already have?  The Comic Book Shop has the answer! Gift Registry! For any big event in your life, we’ve got you covered. Tell us the day of the

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Books. They’re one of the most influential mediums in the world, reaching almost every corner of the world. Classics and major franchises like Harry Potter have reached billions of people and continue to gain new readers every day. There’s a vast influence that the written word has over the human mind. The right words can

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We’ve all been there. “My best friend/girlfriend/boyfriend/spouse/mother/sibling/cat doesn’t read comics and I think they’d really like them if they just started reading!” Then there’s always the question of, “But what should they read first?” to which there are a thousand answers. It varies from person to person. As a woman still discovering comics, I have

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