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How to Enjoy and Get the Most out of Your Comic-Con Experience!   Wear comfy shoes and clothes. Bring a backpack to hold all your loot! Pack your own snacks and water. Maybe some pain reliever, too. Have a rally point to meet your friends. BRING CASH. Stash it in a few different places on

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New Publisher, Twice the Doctors! The 10th and 11th Doctors EACH get their own title from new publisher Titan! The first issue of each series hits shelves on 7/23/14 – Reserve yours now!   Saturday July 26th is Doctor Who Day! ALL DOCTOR WHO Books & Merchandise 25% OFF! Graphic Novels, Plushies, Back Issues, Screwdrivers,

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Celebrate 75 years of the Batman on Batman Day! Wednesday July 23rd    11a – 8p   Come on down to The Shop for Batman fun and giveaways all day!   We’ll be giving away special edition of DETECTIVE COMICS #27, the first appearance of Batman! This very special reprinting also includes new material and the

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Insta-Con: A Pop-Up Pop Culture Convention! Saturday July 12th    10a – 6p Bayard Taylor Memorial Library Kennett Square, PA   The Background Info: You know all the cool programming we’ve started at The Shop lately? Book Club, Kids’ Club, Ladies’ Night…. These were all made possible with the direction of  @IvyNoelle. Ivy is the newly

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First State Comic Con Admission $3 / In Costume or Under Age 5 = FREE!

DC Comics The New 52: Futures End One-Shots    It’s time for the next DC stunt covers! As with last year’s Villains Month Variant Covers there will be special one-shot editions for “Future’s End.”   There will be 41 different “#1” one-shots.  These titles will ship in September.   If you want these special issues you

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Each year outstanding creators and series are nominated for the comic industry’s most prestigious achievement, the Will Eisner Award. These are some of the top picks we’re featuring in The Shop. Check out the display in our Graphic Novel section, and check out some of Eisner’s works, too! Best New Series Lazarus Rat Queens Sex

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Come talk about comics with Ivy & Sarah!   Decide the name of this newly formed Comics Club/Society/League!   Debate the important issues!   Clap for M.O.D.O.K!  

The Comic Book Shop Book Club – Because Reading Comics is Better with Friends!   May Book Club : I Kill Giants by Joe Kelly & JM Ken Niimura Thursday, May 29th at 7:00 pm Saturday, May 31st   Joe Kelly: Man of Action!  signing 11a – 3p Adam WarRock show following.

Hellboy is one of those books that causes some comic fans to get a little misty-eyed. Those who love it, adore it, and many have a story about how their discovery of Mignola’s seminal work was an integral part of their development as a comic reader.    Hellboy is a unique mix of mythology,  deep

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