Big Planet Comics Orbit Newsletter - December 29, 2011
December 29, 2011
The 20% off Sale!
It is time! Our annual New Year's Day 20% Off Everything Sale is this Sunday, January 1st, from noon to 5 at all of our locations. We might even have some extra special stuff going on, so stop by and see what's what! If you're down like that, you can say you're attending on our Facebook Event page for the sale: https://www.facebook.com/events/202333366523008/
All 4 stores! Everything in the stores 20% off! Toys, games, t-shirts, supplies, comic books, graphic novels, everything! Noon to 5 pm on January 1, 2012!
The Guild: Zaboo
by Felicia Day/Sandeep Parikh and Becky Cloonan
The web comedy series The Guild has another single issue focusing on one of the members of their World of Warcraft team. This time Zaboo realizes that Cyd is in trouble in real life and must go to help her. Unfortunately, he's been trapped at home by his domineering mother his whole life. He has to escape the house and learn to travel the real world. Full of puzzles and adventures for the reader! Crazy and brilliant.
X-Men: Age of X SC
by Mike Carey and Leinil Francis Yu/others
Because the X-Men never existed, the mutants of the world have been hunted down and trapped in Fortress X, where every day they fight off the assaults of humanity through their psychic barrier. But then a conspiracy is discovered from within the Fortress itself, as mutant starts to turn on mutant. An amazing new X-Men story in the vein of Days of Future Past, with new takes on all of your favorite X-Men characters.
Witch Doctor: The Resuscitation
by Brandon Seifert and Lukas Ketner
If you haven't tried Witch Doctor yet, here's the perfect spot with a single issue adventure. Dr. Morrow is an occult physician who deals with possessions and the like with his two magical assistants. This time a man wakes up to find someone has stolen one of his kidneys and replaced it with someone else's! Ancient Egyptian magic and a new antagonist bring Dr. Morrow into one of his craziest cases yet. Plus great characterization and a new development!
Elseworlds 80 Page Giant
by Kyle Baker/Dixon and Baker/Lopresti/more
The ridiculous and the hilarious come together is these short "Elseworlds" stories from throughout the years. President Superman faces Scandalgate! Super-sons! The comic strip for Birds of Prey! The dangerous adventures of the babysitter of young Superman! A parody of Kingdom Come! And more! Plus most of these are drawn by some of comics alternative creators, providing a much more different look at your typical DC superheroes.
Black Hawk: The Intergalactic Gladiator SC by Finley-Day/Grant and Belardinelli/Sola An African becomes a Roman soldier before being captured by aliens!
Chase SC by Dan Curtis Johnson and J.H. Williams III/others Agent Chase investigates superhumans as she suddenly develops powers herself.
DMZ #72 by Brian Wood and Riccardo Burchielli The DMZ series comes to an end with this poignant epilogue!
Golden Age Marvel Comics Masterworks 1 SC by Raymond Gill and others The first issues of Marvel Comics from 1939 and the 40s! The Human Torch, Sub-Mariner, detectives, cowboys, robots, and jungle raiders!
King-Cat Comics #72 by John Porcellino John moves across the country and has a depressing year.
Roots of the Swamp Thing SC by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson/Nestor Redondo The legend is created! The first 14 stories, with Wrightson art!
Shaky Kane's Monster Truck SC by Shaky Kane A strange and hallucinogenic road trip.