Friday, December 11, 2009



Thanks to all those that came down to "An Evening with Socko Jones," it truly was something special and absurd. If you missed it, we will have it posted up on the website in a few weeks but there's no way it can match the experience of actually being there. We will certainly do more in the future!

All that aside our big two year anniversary is finally here on Thursday, December 17th. It's hard to believe. A lot has happened in the past year and we feel that with each passing day we get better and better and are extrememly grateful to all of you for coming to our store, spending time with us and sharing your love of comics. We are eternally in your debt and so this day is for you. Come down, meet some awesome artists, writers and other creators, get some sketches, pick up some killer books and hang out with us for the day. After the day is done we'll be celebrating at the Cargo Cafe and would love for you to join us. All the information can be found below!

To wrap up the news for the week I would like to remind our Magic players that we are running a special anniversary sealed deck tournament on Friday, December 18th. Should be a whole lot of fun, we're expecting a good turnout. Once again, read on for more info!


Thursday, December 17th marks our two year anniversary. Last year's event was huge and this year its going to be even bigger! The first phase of the day begins at the store where we'll be having a killer signing and a 25% off everything special sale throughout the day. We've just added writer Ben McCool (writer of Image's upcoming title Choker!) and John Broglia (God Complex), here's the full lineup:
  • John Broglia (God Complex)
  • Mike Cruz (Million Dollar Eyes)
  • Evan Dorkin (Beasts of Burden, Milk & Cheese)
  • Bryan J.L. Glass (Mice Templar)
  • Ken Haeser (Living Corpse)
  • Mike Lilly (Black Terror, Detective Comics, Nightwing)
  • Stephen Lindsay (Ham & Eggs, Jesus Hates Zombies)
  • Ben McCool (Choker)
  • Lauren Monardo (Ham & Eggs, Venture Bros.)
  • Alex Robinson (A Kidnapped Santa Claus, Box Office Poison)
The day doesn't end there though! Once we close our doors for the evening we will then be embarking to Cargo Cafe for a couple of drinks and celebratory tomfoolery so if you're of age make sure you come down and hang with us. Do not miss this!


On Friday, December 18th we will be hosting a MTG sealed format tournament! Please aim to arrive at 5:30 PM because we'll be starting at 6:00 PM sharp. Entry fee is 6 packs. The main prize will be a Magic The Gathering life size standup as well as various promo cards. Other prizes will be based on the amount of attendees so get all your friends together!


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 with the subject line "Birthday."


Anita Blake Executioner #3 - 1/13/09 (Old Date 12/16/09)
Blackest Night #6 - 12/30/09 (Old Date 12/23/09)
Blackest Night Flash #2 - 1/20/10 (Old Date 1/13/10)
Black Panther #12 - 1/13/09 (Old Date 1/6/10)
Daredevil #504 - 1/27/10 (Old Date 1/6/10)
Deadpool #19 - 1/20/10 (Old Date 1/6/10)
Deadpool #20 - 2/17/10 (Old Date 2/3/10)
Flash Rebirth #6 - 1/27/10 (Old Date 12/23/09)
Guardians o/t Galaxy #23 - 2/17/10 (Old Date 2/24/10)
Kick Ass #8 - 1/6/10 (Old Date 12/23/09)
Nova #33 - 1/20/10 (Old Date 1/13/10)
Spider-Woman #4 - 12/23/09 (Old Date 12/16/09)
Strange #4 - 2/10/10 (Old Date 2/3/10)
Ultimate Comics Avengers #5 - 3/17/10 (Old Date 1/6/10)

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