Sunday, March 04, 2012

Big Planet Comics Orbit Newsletter - March 2, 2012

Big Planet Comics

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!

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- the Big Planet Comics kids

UPCOMING March 11 - Dan Piraro Signing

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.

6-7 pm
Big Planet Comics of U Street
1520 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009


Ralph Wiggum Comics #1

by Carol Lay, Mike Kazaleh, and Sergio Aragon├ęs

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.

(all ages)

Obsolete SC

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.


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.

Key of Z SC

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.

Big Planet Comics Podcast #35

The fifth Wednesday in a month doesn't have a lot of new comics, but Kevin, Nick and Jared do their best! Download this week's now or subscribe on iTunes! Send us questions to

4/14 - Justin Jordan & Tradd Moore

Signing The Strange Talent of Luther Strode 11am-1pm
426 Maple Ave. East
Vienna, VA 22180


Signing The Strange Talent of Luther Strode 3pm-5pm
7315 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740



5/5 - Free Comic Book Day

All stores!


5/5 - Jeremy Whitley

Batman Beyond Unlimited #1
by Adam Beechen, Derek Fridolfs, Dustin Nguyen, Norm Breyfogle

The Batman of the future returns as Joker gang members converge on Gotham.

Invincible #89
by Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Cliff Rathburn

Invincible is out, but who is the new Invincible?

Orc Stain #7
by James Stokoe

What? Another issue of Orc Stain?! Heading into a cursed mountain pass!

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