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Next show: Saturday December 8, 2012
King of Prussia Firehouse, 170 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406
10 AM – 4 PM
Star Wars 501st “Shoot-A-Trooper” * Raffles * Face Painting * Cupcake Bar * Door Prizes
We’ll have tables there!!
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 of All-New X-Men #1. While supplies last.
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 1997 Top Shelf has published more than 250 award winning comics and graphic novels. Their most recent accomplishment? The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire reached the New York Times Bestseller List in August of this year. For a publisher that started out as a single anthology showcasing up-and-comers, they’ve come a long way.
To celebrate our love for Top Shelf and their support of emerging talent, ALL TOP SHELF graphic novels are 25% off during the month of October!
If you’re looking for a gift for an alternative/independent reader we recommend starting with our Top Shelf section. Here are a few favorites:
- Andy Runton: Owly (all ages, wordless)
- Jeff Lemire: Underwater Welder, Essex County
- Craig Thompson: Blankets (available in soft or hardcover)
- James Kochalka: American Elf, Dragon Puncher, Johnny Boo (all ages)
- Harvey Pekar: Cleveland
- Jeffery Brown: Incredible Change-Bots, Clumsy, Undeleted Scenes
- Alan Moore: League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century
- Nate Powell: Swallow Me Whole, Any Empire
Thank you, everyone who came out for the midnight release of the Walking Dead‘s 100th issue! Lots of great food from Ulysses American Gastropub, brain cupcakes made by Sarah and tons of Image sale prices were enjoyed by all! Here’s some pictures of what you might have missed.
Thanks to Ulysses for various types of brains and brain flatbreads!
One of our sale displays: TWD, Image, and Kirkman!
The deals you missed!
Much fun and coffee was had!
You have two choices:
- Get the BIGGEST single comic of 2012 early by coming to our zombie party on TUESDAY, July 10th.
- Have all the gruesome, gory, gut-wrenching details spoiled for you by the populace at large.
THE WALKING DEAD #100 MIDNIGHT RELEASE PARTY + IMAGE SALE!
Tuesday, July 10th 7p-1a
Here’s what you’ll miss if you don’t come:
25% OFF ALL Image Graphic Novels!
50% OFF ALL Image Back Issues!
25% OFF ALL Image Display Case Books!
**PREPAY for your TWD #100 issues anytime after 7pm and pick them up at your convenience later! (Not before 12:01am)**
ENTER TO WIN!
Each copy of TWD #100 you buy gets you ONE entry in your choice of door prizes!
Come in zombie gear and get ANOTHER entry!
*Advance Orders ARE eligible for all specials!*
- TWD Companion Books: Rise of the Governor, TWD Philosophy, TWD Chronicles (details the comic VS tv show), and TWD Covers
- TWD #100 Poster signed by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard!
How many of you read or have read The Walking Dead, raise your hand. Now take that hand and grab your machete and/or shovel. Because what you thought you could only experience (rather vividly, if I might add) in comic books and television is now a reality. Wait, let me rephrase that. You can now escape zombies in reality. Please don’t kill them because that would bring up a whole slew of legal problems that San Diego just doesn’t need. That’s right, folks, step right up for The Walking Dead Escape this year near San Diego Comic Con.
Petco Park is the stage for a zombie infested obstacle course that will make you “climb, crawl, hide and slide” your way to safety. But surviving isn’t the only way to participate in this 3-day event. If you’re more zombie inclined, buy a “walker” ticket and get made up by the pros to look like a zombie and participate in the course. Then of course, if you’d like to just watch these people run around a zombie infested ball park as if it were the pages of the Walking Dead come to life, buy a spectator ticket and watch from a safe distance.
One of the cool parts of participating, besides the fact that you can tell your friends you survived The Walking Dead, is that each Survivor and Walker will receive a special, exclusive edition of the 100th issue of The Walking Dead.
With as popular as this franchise has become, this is the perfect addition to a San Diego Comic Con must-see/do list. Though not officially affiliated with the SDCC, this event will be taking place July 12-14, 2012. The earlier you buy your tickets, the cheaper they’ll be (for Survivors at least, Walker and Spectator prices have yet to be announced.) If you’re in the area, I’d definitely check it out. Who knows, if it’s a success maybe they’ll put one on at the next New York Comic Con.
Hey, folks! That’s right, our blog is back in action. Or at least, it will be soon. In the mean time, the blog will be under construction and will soon be all shiny and new.
Much like our new shop! We’re all a little crazy right now, as the shop is moving 1/4 mile down the road, to a bigger space with more parking. The new shop will be open April 1st, 2012. Which just happens to be our 2nd Anniversary Celebration! Star Wars characters! Snacks! Comics!
Be sure to keep an eye out as we post updates, industry news and reviews.