Lots of good stuff coming your way as always! First and foremost, thanks to everyone who came down for the Halloween 2 Tailgate Party. We hope ya'll had a good time, we had a great time hosting and we hope you all enjoyed the 30% off sale.
More importantly, if you guys haven't been checking out the blog on the website, please do! We've got an ever growing list of contributors including Mitch Maglio who has been doing a fantastic job throwing his comic book expertise and knowledge around, ready and willing to share it all with you. He's been posting something new on an almost daily basis and he's always got something good to bring to the table (I'm not just saying that, it's really good!). So please check it out. We've also been joined by our good friend Stephen Lindsay, creator of Jesus Hates Zombies and Inspector Ham & Eggs so keep on the lookout for his antics. And, of course, make sure you don't miss Previews & Reviews with Gore Jones appearing weekly. Now for the rest of the news!
BEASTS OF BURDEN SIGNING FEAT. EVAN DORKIN & JILL THOMPSON
In celebration of their new book, Beasts of Burden, Evan Dorkin (writer) and Jill Thompson (artist) will be appearing at Comic Book Jones for a signing on Wednesday, September 16th from 6PM - 9PM! This also happens to be the day that Beasts of Burden #1 is released so you can pick up your copy and get it signed! We will also have plenty of copies of their other works including Milk & Cheese, Magic Trixie, etc. Here's a look into what they've worked on over the years:
-Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
-Milk & Cheese
-Occasionally writes and does animation for the hit TV show Yo Gabba Gabba! (Super Martian Robot Girl) on Nickelodeon.
-Dark Horse Book of Hauntings, Witchcraft, Dead, Monsters
-Fables 1001 Nights of Snowfall
SIGNED MARVEL THEN & NOW DVD RAFFLE
Time for another raffle folks. This time we'll be raffling off the Marvel Then & Now DVD which features an interview featuring Stan Lee, Joe Quesada and Kevin Smith. Now whats so special about this DVD? Well it just so happens to be signed by all three of those fine fellas and happens to be #1 of 225 in this limited series. Very cool indeed. This bad boy retails for $69.99 and can be yours for just $1 per raffle ticket. The raffle will be ending on Wednesday, September 2nd.
LABOR DAY SHIPPING UPDATE
Just a quick note and a little notice so that you're all in the know - during the week of Labor Day, the delivery will be coming in on Thursday, September 10th instead of Wednesday, September 9th. We'll remind you again for the forgetful types. Our store hours for Monday, September 7th will also be adjusted, we will let you know next week exactly what those hours are.
E-mail us your full name and birthday and receive a special gift from us when your special day arrives! Send your e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Birthday."
Amazing Spider-Man Pres. Anti-Venom #1 - 9/9/09 (Old Date 9/2/09)
Astonishing X-Men Omnibus HC - 9/23/09 (Old Date 9/2/09)
Dark Reign: List Avengers One Shot - 9/9/09 (Old Date 9/2/09)
Dark Reign: Zodiac #3 - 9/9/09 (Old Date 9/2/09)
Kick Ass #7 - 9/9/09 (Old Date 9/2/09)
Sleeper Season 2 TP - 9/30/09 (Old Date 9/23/09)
Spider-Woman #1 - 9/23/09 (Old Date 9/9/09)
Spider-Woman #2 - 10/21/09 (Old Date 10/7/09)
Spider-Woman #3 - 11/18/09 (Old Date 11/4/09)