Archive for the ‘Shop Events’ Category

Those of us of the geeky persuasion are lucky. The rest of the world gets one day to dress up — Halloween — and we get so many opportunities: cons, festivals, midnight premieres, and of course, the fast-approaching Free Comic Book Day. Did you know that here at The Comic Book Shop, people who come

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** Thank you for an event successful beyond our imaginations! We look forward to a bigger and better event next year, on May 3 & 4, 2014! ** News for Free Comic Book Day FCBD Finds Print, Digital in Demand Washington Post: Comic Riffs Free Comic Book Day Weekend 2013! Saturday May 4th   10a-8p

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Superhero Appreciation Day with Unit 5 Comics!   Creators of the new comic UNIT 5 are coming to The Shop to give away copies of their book and say “Thank You” for reading comics!   * FREE Raffle for Gift Certificates to The Shop! * Comic Book TRIVIA! * SUPERHERO Costume Contest with CASH PRIZE

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It’s Our BIG SALE! Saturday, March 9th  10am-8pm Sunday, March 10th  12pm-5pm   Grab GRAPHIC NOVELS you’ve heard about but haven’t gotten yet! Bulk up on BACK ISSUE COMICS you missed or haven’t met yet! Add some new APPAREL to your spring wardrobe! Take home a few TOYS for girls and boys!   50% OFF

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March 2013 Lineup! All events are at The Comic Book Shop unless noted. Sunday March 3rd   Philadelphia Comic-Con at the Clarion Hotel Local comic show near the Philadelphia Airport. We’ll have tables there with special stock you won’t see in the shop. Other vendors will have tables there with all kinds of comics and more.

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***UPDATE: The Launch Party was amazing!*** We couldn’t have hoped for a better day than last Saturday! The shop was packed as soon as we opened, with some fans came to their first signing event, some came from EIGHT HOURS away, and all were kind to our guests.         Fred Van Lente

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Welcome to a new era of GI Joe and meet your new leader, Fred Van Lente! With a passion for comics and a vast knowledge to pull from, Van Lente is bringing beloved characters to meet the modern era. Cobra’s outed the Joes and now the US Government is embracing that. The agents are public

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GI Joe #21

Spotlight On: Larry Hama In 1969 a young artist from Queens went to Vietnam with the United States Army Corps of Engineers. His experiences there would influence and inform his career in the comic book industry for years to come. This young man was Larry Hama. Hama is best known for his long-running work on

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February 2013 All events are at The Comic Book Shop unless noted! Friday 1st – Magic the Gathering: Gatecrash Release!  Sealed Booster Draft at 8pm.  $10. Fun! Saturday 2nd – HeroClix Tournament: Superbowl Saturday! Wednesday 6th – HeroClix Tournament: Amazing Spider-Man! Saturday 9th – HeroClix Tournament: TBD Wednesday 13th – St. Valentine’s Eve with Super

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Wednesday, December 19th    11am-6pm Geek Boy Press and Super Sox Nerdy gifts we’re sure they don’t already have! Geek Boy Press T-Shirts, Aprons, and Tote Bags featuring Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, & other cult classics PLUS Colorful Prints to suit any taste of pop culture, in assorted sizes – some are framed! Super Sox Christmas

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