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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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“Ask me about PaperKeg Podcast!” Have you listened to PaperKeg Podcast? Because you should. You’ll hear Roundtable discussions of the latest comics and a  Book Club Review hosted by some of the funniest and informative guys on the internet airwaves. On the spinner rack near the TARDIS we showcase graphic novels and trade paperbacks that

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Did you know we can ReOrder some sold out items? It’s happened to all of us, you’re looking for that one specific issue that you missed last week and now they’re all gone. Never fear! Simply ask us “Hey, can you still get that one issue of Space Explorers VS Aqua-Bots that came out last

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It’s quite possible that if you’re reading this blog, you’ve visited our shop in North Wilmington. But there might be some things that you don’t know or haven’t noticed about our shop. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be having Shop Editions of Did You Know?, focusing on those things that our shop happily offers.

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