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Fun Home

Thursday, December 3rd  – Considerate readers welcome! Fun Home by Alison Bechdel Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. Distant and exacting, Bruce Bechdel was an English teacher and director of the town funeral home, which Alison and her family referred to as the “Fun Home.” It was not until college that

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Thursday, October 22nd – Considerate readers welcome!   LUMBERJANES Vol TP: BEWARE THE KITTEN HOLY (W) Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis (A) Brooke A. Allen (CA) Noelle Stevenson   At Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams! Luckily, Jo, April, Mal,

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Summer camp. Adventure. Monsters. Mysteries. Friendship. All these things and more can be fount at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, home of the Lumberjanes! The first four issues of the astoundingly popular and Eisner Award winning LUMBERJANES are now available in the collected edition with the foreboding title, “Beware

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long halloween

Thursday, October 1st – Considerate readers welcome!   Batman: Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale  From the early days of Batman’s crimefighting career, this new edition of the classic mystery involves a killer who strikes only on holidays. Working with Harvey Dent and Lieutenant Gordon, Batman races to discover who Holiday is! Collected

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Margaret Atwood

TCBS Book Club – Fourth Thursdays at 7pm Because reading comics is better with friends!   *** SPECIAL DAY ***  Thursday, September 3rd We’ve got something really cool happening at The Shop on 8/27, so August Book Club will be held on the following Thursday!   Sex Criminals #1-10 by Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky,

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The Brandywine Hundred Library on Foulk Rd. asked us if we wanted to throw a convention with them and we said, SURE!   Join us on Sunday, October 16th from 1p-5p *OMNI-CON* A celebration of FANDOMS OF ALL KINDS and of local LIBRARY SERVICES! Something for Everyone! ********************************************************************************************** Meet comic book writers & artists! Support them

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TCBS Book Club   –   Fourth Thursdays at 7pm Because reading comics is better with friends!   Thursday, July 23rd  –  Considerate readers welcome!   All*Star Superman Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely    Not a lot of writers can pull off a good Superman story. In this outside-of-continuity story Grant Morrison manages to capture the essence of

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Book Club: Thursday June 25th at 7pm  Considerate readers welcome!   Underwater Welder story & art by Jeff Lemire  (Top Shelf)   A brutally emotional story by the Canadian king of depressing.  Hear all about it on Paperkeg Podcast #70!   Pressure! As an underwater welder on an oilrig off the coast of Nova Scotia,

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Book Club: Thursday May 28th at 7pm   Fantastic Four by Waid & Wieringo Ultimate Collection Vol 2 Written by MARK WAID  Penciled by MIKE WIERINGO   Yep, we’re starting with Volume 2!  Sure, we could start at the beginning of this modern classic run by two creators at possibly their finest works, but we

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YTLM Book 1

Book Club: Thursday April 23rd at 7pm Post-Apocalyptic Favorite!  Do you like to imagine what the world would be like after worldwide obliteration? Are you intrigued by the thought of how the world might work, what tendencies people would develop, and just how far people might go to retain sanity? If you like the Walking

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