GW Price Increases

by Mick on May 29, 2012

Here’s the price changes that will take place this week (GW does their price adjustments every summer). On this list are most of the $66 box sets, some Battleforces and a BUNCH of other stuff. Let us know if you want us to put anything on hold for you (at the current prices, good til [...]

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Comics & Beer Ideas (for those over 21!)

by Colleen on January 31, 2012

It’s new comic book day tomorrow! For those over 21, check out the interesting pairings of various comics with their respective comics. A Guide to Pairing Your Comics & Beer

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Spotlight On: Sleeping Queens

January 19, 2012

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a spotlight article. This time, I’ll cover something a bit friendlier- Sleeping Queens! Once upon a time, every queen was left at the mercy of an evil sleeping spell… that is, until you came along! With a hand of cards, your task is to wake up the queens using [...]

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Join us for Amex’s Small Business Saturday!

November 18, 2011

November 26 marks American Express’s second annual “Small Business Saturday.” If you make a purchase with your registered Amex card at any small business, you get a $25 credit from Amex toward that purchase. And we’re one of those small businesses! Join us on Saturday, and grab your $25 worth of free stuff! Keep in [...]

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Spotlight On: Dystopian Wars

November 9, 2011

I’ve made it my mission to, every week or so, post a spotlight on one of the games or books in our store. This week, I’d like to highlight one of the newer miniature games in the store: Dystopian Wars. Spartan Games (creator of Uncharted Seas and Firestorm Armada) debuted the game in 2010 and, [...]

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My Friend Marzi

October 27, 2011

There is no shortage of wartime memoir graphic novels. Art Spiegelman’s Maus, which depicts a Jewish family’s struggles during the Holocaust as a game of cat & mouse, won the 1992 Pulitzer prize. Yossel, by Joe Kubert, is another haunting depiction of the Holocaust, and Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of the Islamic Revolution in Iran (Persepolis) [...]

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“Has anyone seen my sparkly top?” The Women of the New 52

October 13, 2011

Now that all of the New 52 first issues have been released, DC Comics has fully established its new world order. This is an exciting time for all, but especially for my heroic gal pals. In this nascent universe, we women must decide our fate and design our feminine environment. Luckily, DC has helped us [...]

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Blog of the Living Dead: Zombie Awareness Month

October 12, 2011

I love October. Once a year, I get to bring out all of our zombies from the dregs of the shelves and feature them in a window display. Both beautiful and disgusting, it’s ZOMBIE AWARENESS MONTH. This year during Zombie Awareness Month, please ask yourself the following question: “Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?” [...]

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The New 52: Week One (09.07)

September 14, 2011

Hello, all! Has anyone gotten a chance to check out the latest new 52? I’m making a concerted effort to read every #1, and I’ll throw some reviews up here for you to read. All-in-all, I was pleasantly surprised, although I’m still a bit apprehensive of what’s to come. And remember, since they’re all starting [...]

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The DC New 52

August 18, 2011

In September, DC Comics is relaunching its entire comics line. Its plan is to come out with a total of 52 #1 comics, a new one for each of the super heroes. Each week in September, there will be 13 new ones. DC has even gone so far as to introduce a trailer for the [...]

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