Big Planet Comics Orbit Newsletter - March 2, 2012
March 2, 2012
Bizarro Heroes Book Now Available
We got our shipment of Dan Piraro's new strip collection Bizarro Heroes, so if you'd like to read it before his signing next weekend, we should have copies at all of our stores by early next week. We also got a nice supply of the beautiful screenprinted comics of Nobrow Press at our Vienna store!
Dan Piraro, will be appearing at our U Street store March 11, from 6:00 to 7:00, to sign his new book, Bizarro Heroes. Bizarro Heroes is a collection of his superhero themed spoofs from the last 25 years of Bizarro.
The Simpsons brings one of their most iconic and hilarious characters to comics! Ralph Wiggum tries to make breakfast, becomes a TV news anchor, gets involved in a prison riot, and goes up against a devious leprechaun! Obviously fun to write, Ralph has some great lines just like in the TV show.
by Mikkel Sommer
A damaged soldier returns from years serving in the wilds of Afghanistan and tries to find his way in regular life, only to head down a path of depression, madness, and tragedy. A beautifully drawn and emotionally evocative tale from one of the rising talents from Nobrow Press.
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by Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting and Barry Kitson
After the death of the Human Torch, Spider-Man becomes the newest member of the Fantastic Four, just as the plots by all the Richard Reeds from other dimensions begins to impact the FF! So Mr. Fantastic assembles a conference of his greatest enemies to plan how best to defeat himself! Amazing art brings across the great adventures that Hickman comes up with.
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by Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert, and Aaron Kuder
After the zombie apocalypse, the warlords of New York City orient around old baseball stadiums. In this new world, one man continues his vendetta against the king of Yankee Stadium while fighting off the zombie hordes.