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Friday, February 01, 2013
Big Planet Comics Orbit Newsletter - 1 February 2013
1 February 2013
Magic Gatecrash events in College Park
Our College Park store is hosting two Magic the Gathering Gatecrash events this weekend, tonight (Friday) at 6 and Saturday at noon will sealed drafts. Stop on by if you want to check out the new Magic release!
Well, I'm grateful none of you wanted to point out I forgot to update the year on our last newsletter. But no No-Prizes for anyone either!
I hope everyone found some good loot in Bethesda for our hardcover sale! Seems like everything else has calmed down too, though we did just order our Free Comic Book Day comics, so that's coming up in only 3 months!
The Young Avengers are finally back! With young Loki thrown into the mix, we get a quick update on where the characters have been for 2 years, some crazy space action, and a creepy ending! Such a good start!
Dalen & Gole: Scandal in Port Angus SC
by Mike Deas
Two young aliens find a way to Earth and get mixed up with a fish-stealing scheme and enlist the friendship of an Earth girl. A strange, cartoony fun adventure!
The Books of Magic HC
by Neil Gaiman, Bolton, Vess, Hampton, Johnson
A young boy is told by 4 mysterious strangers (included John Constantine, Hellblazer!) that he might become the greatest magician ever and goes on a tour of the magic of the universe. Good thing JK Rowling never read this one before coming up with her idea!
Hellraisers: A Graphic Biography SC
by Robert Sellers, Jake
Richard Burton, Pete O'Toole, Richard Harris, and Oliver Reed take a wannabe hellraiser on a tour of their past and present drunken adventures!
Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth #1
by Ken Kristensen, M.K. Perker
A strange and darkly humored tale about a naive kid so ugly he always wears a bag over his head, his attempts to make friends with a neighbor who goes missing as a serial killer stalks the town! Plus a crazed detective, oblivious parents, and bullies! Super weird and fun.
The Answer #1
by Mike Norton, Dennis Hopeless
A mysterious hero tries to protect the city even as a woman gets drawn into a strange puzzle-obsessed cult! Unexpected twists.
Uncanny X-Force #1
by Sam Humphries, Ron Garney
The new team sees the addition of a mohawked-Storm and a crazy development in Fantomex's life!
by Igor Barenko
A Russian dictator tries to find the reincarnation of Genghis Khan to help him conquer the future world!
New This Week 1/30
(Let us know if you want any of these!)
Activity #11 Adventure Time #12 All New X-Men #3 2nd Ptg All New X-Men #4 2nd Ptg All Star Western #16 Amazing Spider-Man #698 3rd Ptg Amazing Spider-Man #699.1 2nd Ptg Angel & Faith #18 Aquaman #16 Archie Double Digest #237 Archie The Married Life Vol 3 SC Arrow #3 Avengers #2 2nd Ptg Avengers #4 Avengers Vs X-Men AVX Consequences SC Avenging Spider-Man #15.1 2nd Ptg Bad Medicine Vol 1 SC Batman And Robin Annual #1 Batman Beyond Unlimited #12 Batman The Dark Knight #16 Batman The Dark Knight Golden Dawn SC Batman Incorporated #7 Before Watchmen Dollar Bill #1 Before Watchmen Ozymandias #5 (OF 6) Cape 1969 HC Cave-In SC Complete Crumb Comics Vol 3 Fritz Cat SC Courtney Crumrin #9 Criminal Macabre Final Night 30 Days crossover #2 Crossed Badlands #22 Damsels #5 Daredevil #21 2nd Ptg Dark Avengers #186 Dark Avengers End Is Beginning SC Dark Shadows #13 Darkness #110 Deadpool #3 2nd Ptg Dear Beloved Stranger SC Deathmatch #2 Doctor Who Prisoners Of Time #1 (OF 12) Dragon Age Vol 2 Those Who Speak HC Emily & The Strangers #1 (OF 3) Executive Assistant Iris Vol 3 #2 Extermination Vol 1 SC Fantastic Four Reunited They Stand SC Flash #16 Flash Gordon Zeitgeist #9 Freddie Stories HC Fury Of Firestorm The Nuclear Men #16 Futurama Comics #65 Global Frequency SC Glory #32 Green Hornet #33 Green Lantern Corps Annual #1 (RISE) Hack Slash #23 Happy #3 (OF 4) 2nd Ptg Hawkeye #5 2nd Ptg Hawkeye #7 He Man And The Masters Of The Universe #6 (OF 6) Hellboy In Hell #1 2nd Ptg Hellraisers Graphic Biographies SC I Vampire #16 Injustice Gods Among Us #1 Invincible #100 Chromium Ed Invincible #100 Iron Man #1 2nd Ptg Iron Man By Joe Quesada SC Jihad HC Joe Kubert Presents #4 (OF 6) Journey Into Mystery #648 Justice League Vol 1 Origin SC Justice League Vol 2 The Villains Journey HC Justice League Dark #16 Limit Vol 3 SC Lot 13 #4 (OF 5) Macgyver Fugitive Gauntlet #4 (OF 5) Mara #2 (OF 6) Marbles: Mania Depression Michelangelo & Me Graphic Memoir SC Mars Attacks Zombies Vs Robots (One Shot) Marvel Previews February 2013 Masters Of The Universe Origin Of He Man #1 Nowhere Men #2 2nd Ptg Nowhere Men #3 Orchid #12 Pantha #6 Planet Of The Apes Vol 4 SC Previews #293 February 2013 Prince Valiant Vol 6 1947-1948 HC Punisher Nightmare #5 (OF 5) Punisher War Zone #4 (OF 5) Red Lanterns #16 (RISE) Savage Hawkman #16 Shadow #9 Silver Surfer By Stan Lee And Moebius #1 Simpsons Illustrated #5 Sixth Gun #28 Roger Langridge's Snarked Vol 3 SC Spawn #227 Star Wars Agent Of The Empire Hard Targets #4 (OF 5) Star Wars Omnibus Infinities SC Superior Spider-Man #2 Superman #16 Superman Family Adventures #9 Talon #4 Teen Titans #16 (DOTF) Thor God Of Thunder #3 2nd Ptg Thunderbolts #1 2nd Ptg Thunderbolts #2 2nd Ptg Treasury Of Victorian Murder Compendium Vol 1 SC Ultimate Comics Divided We Fall United We Stand HC Unwritten #45 X-9 Secret Agent Corrigan Vol 5 HC X-Men Blank Generation SC X-Men Legacy #5 X-Men Mutant Massacre SC New Ptg X-Treme X-Men #9 X-Women SC
The Answer #1 by Mike Norton, Dennis Hopeless Dalen & Gole: Scandal in Port Angus SC by Mike Deas The End Times of Bram and Ben #1 by James Asmus, Jim Festante, Rem Broo New Avengers #1 and #2 by Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting Savage Wolverine #1 by Frank Cho Star Wars #1 by Brian Wood, Carlos D'Anda Sullivan's Sluggers HC by Mark Andrew Smith, James Stokoe The Superior Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott, Ryan Stegman Threshold #1 by Keith Giffen, Tom Raney, Scott Kolins Todd, the Ugliest Kid on Earth #1 by Ken Kristensen, M.K. Perker Uncanny X-Force #1 by Sam Humphries, Ron Garney Young Avengers #1 by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton