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April 2008 Blog Posts (19)

New Incredible Hulk trailer at Apple.com


You can watch it here:


http://www.apple.com/trailers/universal/theincrediblehulk

Added by Doc Beechler on April 30, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

EVENTS FOR FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2008 on SATURDAY MAY 3rd -UPDATED with SALES





Four Days and counting... Read the story to see the sales for Saturday. We have some fantastic guests at our Downtown Store this year so plan on battling the traffic. Here is the latest news of what Downtown Comics is doing next week.



Thursday May 1st (8pm - Midnight)



United Artists Theatre Galaxy 14 (96th st and I-65 in Fishers)



We will have a table set up for the midnight showing of IRON MAN. We will have posters, buttons, stickers, and… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 30, 2008 at 10:43am — 22 Comments

Essential Wolverine vol. 1



As many of us know...Wolverine was introduced back in Incredible Hulk #180 and #181 (1974) with Len Wein, Herb Trimpe and John Romita Sr as the creators usually given credit for his birth. Beyond being a living weapon for the Canadian government with claws...little was revealed about him during that first appearance. Most readers thought that the claws were just part of his gloves. When the international, all-new X-Men hit the scene in 1975,… Continue

Added by Doc Beechler on April 29, 2008 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Ironman Vs. Indiana Jones

I have a felling Ironman is going to out do ol' Indy! I'm sure Indiana Jones (which I am a BIG fan) will out gross Ironman but after the previews I think Ironman will prove to be one of the coolest flics of the summer!

Added by Free4all on April 29, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Shipping on Wednesday April 30th, 2008





Sorry about being late. Look for DC UNIVERSE Zero this week, very important prologue to Final Crisis. Lots of other good stuff. Look for the Sales to be posted today in the FCBD article. We still have tickets for the midnight Iron Man movie so go the The FCBD blog to see how you can get them.



2000 AD #1581 (C: 0-1-2)

2000 AD #1582… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 28, 2008 at 9:41am — No Comments

Partners in Crime tonight on SciFi


The Doctor is very excited for you to see this one. Come back this weekend for discussion about the episode and new companion, Donna.

Added by Doc Beechler on April 25, 2008 at 6:16am — 3 Comments

Uncanny X-Men this week with art by Michael Choi


I wasn't very familiar with Mr. Choi's work prior to his time on Uncanny...but, MAN, is his art beautiful. This new issue just about took my breath away and I've been reading comics for a loooooooong time.

Great work, Michael Choi!

Added by Doc Beechler on April 24, 2008 at 10:27am — No Comments

Shipping on WEDNESDAY APRIL 23rd, 2008







Some good titles this week including the final countdown (heh), thor, hulk, batman, and ultimate spider-man.





1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS ADVENTURES OF SINBAD #0 (MR)

A G SUPER EROTIC ANTHOLOGY #79 (A) (C: 1-0-0)

ANDREA D #1 (OF 3) (MR)

ARMY OF DARKNESS XENA WHY NOT #2 (OF 4) (MR)

AVENGERS INITIATIVE… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 19, 2008 at 3:17pm — 3 Comments

The Doctor returns to US television tonight!



Wha-hoo! Tune in for "Voyage of the Damned" on SciFi and be back later for discussion.

Added by Doc Beechler on April 18, 2008 at 9:02am — 4 Comments

Comic books - the last line of defense in the war on terror.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/132147?GT1=43002

Added by Brian on April 17, 2008 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Comics I'll be looking for this Wednesday





Doctor Who

Perhapanauts

Amazing Spider-Man

Captain America

Incredible Hercules

Iron Man - Legacy of Doom (finishing the Iron Man/Doom trilogy)

Marvel Adventures Avengers

Powers Annual

WWH - Warbound

X-Factor

X-Men - Divided We Stand (Nightcrawler by Fraction? I'm there!)

Goblin Chronicles

Shojo Beat (Holly loves this mag)

Uncle Scrooge



What are you waiting… Continue

Added by Doc Beechler on April 14, 2008 at 8:10am — 1 Comment

all star batman and robin #2

no matter how hard i freaking try. why can i not find either issue of ASBARTBW??? its crazy. i've been to random stores and even shows. i have not ever seen one.
anyone wanna help??

Added by jake mcgill on April 13, 2008 at 8:19pm — 1 Comment

Secret Invasion IS here---UPDATED 4-11-08







I am personally pretty geeked about this upcoming storyline. New Avengers #39 just solidify how cool this could be if done right. Here is a promotional trailer for the event by Marvel (click on continue to see it). Pretty sweet. Let me know if you are looking forward to it as well. Marvel has the 7 pg prologue for free on their site





www.marvel.com/digitalcomics/titles/Secret_Invasion_Prologue.2008.1







Read this. It… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 12, 2008 at 10:43am — No Comments

Shipping on WEDNESDAY APRIL 16th, 2008 -- UPDATED







Here is the actual list, including reorders.







100 BULLETS #90 (MR)

2000 AD #1579 (C: 0-1-2)

2000 AD #1580 (C: 0-1-2)

76 #3 (OF 8) (MR)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #557

AME COMI POWER GIRL VINYL FIGURE

AME COMI SUPERGIRL VINYL FIGURE

AMORY WARS TP 01 SECOND STAGE TURBINE BLADE (MR) (C:… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 12, 2008 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Wednesday shopping list



AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #556
BPRD 1946 #4 (OF 5)
CASTLE WAITING VOL II #11
CRIMINAL 2 #2 (MR)
GOON #23
GROO HELL ON EARTH #4 (OF 4)
MARVEL ADVENTURES HULK #10
ROD ESPINOSA PRINCE OF HEROES #3 (OF 3)
SERENITY BETTER DAYS #2 (OF 3)
SUBURBAN GLAMOUR #4 (OF 4)
TERRY MOORES ECHO #2
WOLVERINE #64 DWS

Howzabout you?

Added by Doc Beechler on April 7, 2008 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Alex Ross covers Uncanny X-Men #500


The issue is by Brubaker, Fraction, Land, and Dodson and will hit the store in July.

Added by Doc Beechler on April 7, 2008 at 2:42pm — No Comments

SHIPPING on Wednesday April 9, 2008







Interesting titles this week including Titans, GL corps, Amazing spider-man, wolverine and nova.







ALIENS VS PREDATOR VOL 2 CIVILIZED BEASTS GN (RES) (C: 0-1-2

AMAZING SPIDER-GIRL #19

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #556

AQUA LEUNG GN VOL 01

ARCHIE #583

ARMY OF TWO GN (O/A) (MR)

AVENGERS FAIRY TALES #2 (OF… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 6, 2008 at 8:31am — No Comments

The folks that brought you the Comics Code

Here's a little article about Frederic Wertham and the comics crackdown of the 50s. I found this very interesting as a comics fan and former history major.

http://www.slate.com/id/2188156

Added by Brian on April 5, 2008 at 7:17pm — 3 Comments

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