Friday, December 23, 2011

PR: Big Planet Comics Orbit Newsletter - December 22, 2011

Big Planet Comics

December 22, 2011

Holiday Time

So we will be closed on Sunday for Christmas, but we are open Saturday from noon to 5, if you need some last minute comics. And then NEXT Sunday, January 1st is our 20% Off Everything Annual New Year's Day Sale (whew!). More info on that is below, I hope everyone is enjoying the end of the year with the manic overly busy schedule!
If you haven't seen it yet, we put together some of the year's best graphic novels for our 2011 Holiday Gift Guide:
We will have our voting polls on best of the year starting after new years.

Feel free to forward on our newsletter, and please send us any comments or mailing list requests to

- the Big Planet Comics kids

New Year's Day Sale

20% Off Everything

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!

Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary HC

by Keshni Kashyap and Mari Araki

Tina is a young teenager dealing with being an Indian in California, her best friend leaving her to hang out with a new boyfriend, family problems, confusing boys, and an assignment to write a diary about her life. Her self-analysis leads to a great commentary as her lives changes.

Memorial #1 (Of 6)

by Chris Roberson and Rich Ellis

A woman who lost her memory finds a strange magical shop and realizes that in another world there is something stealing memories from everyone, but a stringless puppet and mechanical man have been sent to capture her. Magical realism in the style of Gaiman and Fables, with great art.

The Last Battle SC

by Tito Faraci and Dan Brereton

As Julius Caesar attempts to pacify the warriors of Gaul in their last stronghold of Alesia, he calls on his greatest general Rodius to track down the rebel Cammius. But Rodius and Cammius have a prior history together, and even Rodius's band of elite soldiers may not be enough. Historical action!

The Activity #1

by Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads

When the CIA messes up, they send in this group to fix their problems. Team Omaha are the elite team whose mission is flexible but their tech and skills are cutting edge. In their last mission, they lost a member, and now must accept a new woman. More espionage thrillers by the writer of Who Is Jake Ellis?

Big Planet Comics Podcast #27

In this week's podcast Kevin, Nick and Jared plug a lot of stuff, talk about the world's best comic stores, and review all the new stuff. Download this week's now or subscribe on iTunes! Send us questions to

Baltimore 1: The Plague Ships SC
by Mike Mignola/Christopher Golden and Ben Stenbeck

After a plague ends WWI, Lord Baltimore must fight off a vampire attack!

Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes #1
by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham/Cameron Stewart

Grant Morrison ties up his Batman Inc. storyline with a double issue of awesomeness!

The Immortal: Demon In The Blood #1
by Ian Edginton and Vicens Villagrasa

In medieval Japan, magical tattoos can let demons possess the owner.

Infinite 1 SC
by Robert Kirkman and Rob Liefeld

Bowen must travel back in time to find his younger self to stop The Infinite!

Jason Conquers America
by Jason

An overview and interview with Jason's work and some new short strips.

Jubilee SC
by Robert Kirkman and Derek Donovan/Michael O'Hare/Casey Jones

Kirkman's great high school thriller as Jubilee moves in with her mysterious aunt.

Ratfist SC
by Doug TenNapel

TenNapel's online comic experiment of the surreal adventures of Ratfist!

Tales Designed to Thrizzle #7
by Michael Kupperman

A new and hilarious issue dealing with Reservoir Dogs 2 and the adventures of Saint Peter.

Uncanny X-Force #19
by Rick Remender and Robbi Rodriguez

The epilogue to the Dark Angel saga starts off a new direction and team for X-Force!

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