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April 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Star Trek Movie Passes for Sat. at 11am in Castleton

Ok everyone I have passes for to see Star Trek at 11am in Castleton on Saturday. Here's the deal











We have a limited number of passes at both the Castleton and Downtown locations and will be giving them away in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day. The showing is kinda weird this time. It is



Saturday May 2nd 11:00am (Free Comic Book Day!)

AMC Castleton Theater

6020 E 82nd St. Indianapolis

(Castleton Square Mall Theater)



This… Continue

Added by Pete Kilmer on April 30, 2009 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Win free passes to see Star Trek on Saturday!

http://scifichick.com/2009/04/28/star-trek-sneak-preview-giveaway/

Thanks again to Downtown Comics!

Added by SciFiChick on April 28, 2009 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Shipping on Wednesday April 29th, 2009





Hopefully everyone is stopping by on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. New Wizard, Previews, and other goodies this week...



AIRBOY 1942 BEST OF ENEMIES NAPRSTEK RETRO CVR

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN FAMILY #5

ANITA BLAKE PREM HC BOOK 01 LC ANIMATOR (MR)

ARCHIE #596

ARCHIE HIGH SCHOOL CHRONICLES TP VOL 01 FRESHMAN YEAR

ASTOUNDING WOLF MAN TP VOL 02

ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #15

AVENGERS INVADERS #10 (OF 12)

BATCAVE COMPANION SC (C: 0-1-2)

BATMAN… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 24, 2009 at 8:01pm — 2 Comments

Top comic book runs (#5-#1)







5. Usagi Yojimbo – Stan Sakai



Like Jeff Smith, Wendy & Richard Pini, and Dave Sim, Stan Sakai made comics his way, telling stories about feudal Japan through the eyes of a ronin rabbit. And while it could have lent itself to parody, and make no mistake, parts of Usagi are hilarious, Sakai made us believe in an ancient time populated by animal-people and taught us Japanese history and life truths simultaneously. Frank… Continue

Added by Doc Beechler on April 24, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Top ten comic book runs (#10-#6)









10) Alpha Flight – John Byrne



During my golden years of reading comics, this was THE one. I had just missed the Claremont/Byrne years of Uncanny X-Men, but I made sure I got to the drug store every month to pick up the new issue of Alpha Flight. They were an unusual team, echoing the Defenders, in that they didn’t seem to like hanging out with each other…at all. But the Hudsons, James and Heather, were strong enough… Continue

Added by Doc Beechler on April 24, 2009 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

Wolverine - Prodigal Son review



For some reason, I'm getting more and more into manga lately. Kenshin Rurouni, Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, Mail, 20th Century Boys...I'm finding the tricks and story techniques different from the big two and it's been a lot of fun.



Anyway, Antony Johnston (a British writer who has done work I've liked at Oni) and Filipino artist Wilson Tortosa are the team behind this new Wolverine series. You have to know absolutely nothing about… Continue

Added by Doc Beechler on April 22, 2009 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Shipping on Wednesday April 22, 2009







Well all the stuff that hasn't come out in the last 3 weeks is coming out this week. Lots of good books including the Detective issue, X-force, new avengers, thor, kick ass, and more. Also the DC lead wonder woman figure.









AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #592

ANGEL #20

ARMY OF DARKNESS XENA TP VOL 01 (C: 0-0-2)

ASTONISHING X-MEN #29

AVENGERS INITIATIVE #23 DKR

AZRAEL DEATHS DARK KNIGHT #2 (OF 3)

BART SIMPSON COMICS… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 17, 2009 at 2:13pm — 6 Comments

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY - Saturday MAY 2nd, 2009



We all know what the first Saturday in May means to all of us here at Downtown Comics. Forget the Spring Equinox, FREE COMIC BOOK DAY is the beginning of the Summer season. I have embedded a video for FCBD by Wolverine himself. Feel free to find it on the web and post on your personal site. We will have more info in the coming days but plan on guests, sales, free comics, a movie pass or two and more. Spread the word and plan… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 17, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Shipping on April 15th, 2009





If you don't see me I'm probably doing my taxes.







100 BULLETS #100 (MR)

100 PERCENT HC (MR)

ACTION COMICS #876

AIR #8 (MR)

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #591

AMERICAN MCGEES GRIMM #1

ANGEL SMILE TIME #3

ASHLEY WOODS ART OF METAL GEAR SOLID SC

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE SE GOTHAM KNIGHT… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 10, 2009 at 10:45am — 2 Comments

Shipping on April 8th, 2009





WOW, really late... My apologies. I recommend the Star Trek Countdown movie prequel TP for anyone excited about the new movie, good stuff.



ALL NEW SAVAGE SHE-HULK #1 (OF 4) DKR

AMAZON #2 (OF 3)

AME COMI HARLEY QUINN PVC FIGURE

AME COMI POISON IVY PVC FIGURE

ANITA BLAKE LC NECROMANCER #1 (OF 5) (MR)

ARCHIE &… Continue

Added by Michael Costello on April 6, 2009 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

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