Newsletter: 9/27

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Hello & happy Fall, everyone!

We had a great weekend at the shop, celebrating the new MTG release, Battle for Zendikar. We’ll be drafting the set at this week’s FNM, so if you didn’t get a chance to play this weekend, be sure to come by on Friday. Also this week, new comic book day is on Wednesday, as always. Check out some of the titles we’re looking forward to, listed below. Some other upcoming events:

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Zendikar Game Day

EN_BFZ_Black_LRJoin us for the Battle of Zendikar Game Day!

  • Everyone who enters gets a special foil promotional card for signing up (while supplies last)
  • Top 8 wins exclusive full-art promo cards
  • Top TWO winners receive a rare exclusive playmat for their victory

Game Day will take place on Saturday, October 24 at 11AM. Cost is $5 & registration is recommended. Stop by the shop or email

>> Read about the Standard Format deck construction rules here

>> Read more about Battle for Zendikar here

Skippack Zombie Crawl 2015

HiResOn Friday, October 23, get zombified by one of our favorite customers & professional makeup artist, Matt Phoenix of Phoenix Burn Productions, then head over to some of our favorite Skippack establishments for drinks & good times!

We’ll be going to Hotel Fiesole, Justin’s Carriage House & Cabana Bar in Skippack. All zombies will also get treats from Skippack Sweet Spot :) Pre zombie crawl, we’ll have pizza from Skippack Pizza, & post zombie crawl, we’ll be watching Shaun of the Dead at the shop.

Cost is $25 for zombie makeup, a drink at each of our stops, pizza, candy and the movie showing. Tickets will be available beginning October 3 in the shop & MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.

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Halloween ComicFest 2015

HCF 2015We are one of thousands of comic book shops celebrating Halloween ComicFest on Sat., 10/31, a day full of free comics, “The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever, & treats for comic & Halloween fans to experience together. ComicFest comic books are created specifically for this event — we’ll have titles for both kids & adults, filled with stories filled of fun, action, horror, adventure & more! This is the second year New Wave is celebrating Halloween ComicFest & we’re super stoked to offer the community a fun event where everyone can find a comic they’ll enjoy.  Click here to visit the Halloween ComicFest website.

Battle of Zendikar Prerelease this weekend!

11882312_903444683069214_7524096834626927776_oJoin us for the Battle for Zendikar Prerelease! Pre-registration is NOW open for prerelease events, happening on September 26 & 27. We’ll have prizes, sweet promos, free pizza & of course, awesome people :) Events will be held:

  • Saturday, 9/26, 10am – Sealed, 4 rounds
  • Saturday, 9/26, 3pm – Two-Headed GIANT, 3 rounds
  • Sunday, 9/27, 12pm – Two-Headed GIANT, 3 rounds

Space is limited, so sign up soon: Stop by the shop, call or email: (610) 222-9200 or

Each event is $30 for your Prerelease Pack, pizza & prizes. Why should you pre-register?:

  • So you have a guaranteed spot at the event! Day-of registration will be available, but only if spots are open, of course :)
  • You’ll have the best chance of getting your first choice color.
  • Save 5 bucks — DAY-OF REGISTRATION WILL BE $35

Space is limited,so sign up soon: Stop by the shop, call or email: (610) 222-9200 or

Battle for Zendikar returns the storyline to Zendikar which previously has been featured in the Zendikar block. It is a plane of adventure, many treasures, and potent mana supplies. The plane is littered with large, floating polyhedron-shaped stones called Hedrons, that were created by Nahiri, the Kor Lithomancer. Together with Ugin and Sorin Markov she used them to trap the horrendous Eldrazi on the plane. Thousands of years later, the meeting of Sarkhan Vol, Chandra Nalaar and Jace Beleren in the Eye of Ugin chamber unvoluntary loosened the bonds that kept the Eldrazi in torpor. The Eldrazi were finally released by the elf Nissa Revane, thinking that they would leave Zendikar far behind them. She was wrong. Two years after the initial destruction, at least Ulamog is still around.

Now, Gideon Jura takes the lead of a group of planeswalkers in facing the Eldrazi alongside the residents of Zendikar. Meanwhile, the trapped planeswalker-turned-demon Ob Nixilis is desperate for a way off of the plane. A pivatol moment in the storyline is the Slaughter at Sea Gate. (Source)

New extended hours!

We will now be open on Tuesdays, beginning August 18. Due to these extended hours, we will also now have customer pulls & new books available as soon as we open on Wednesdays. Please pardon any bumps we may encounter along the way as we implement new stocking & operating processes associated with the new hours. As always, we welcome your feedback, so please don’t hesitate to contact us!

New Wave Hours of Operation

  • Sunday: 11am – 5pm (MLP CCG weekly at 3pm, D&D 3rd week of each month at 1pm, Commander monthly at 1pm)
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 1pm – 7pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm – 7pm (New Comic Book Day)
  • Thursday: 1pm – 9pm (Open Game Night)
  • Friday: 1pm – 9pm (Friday Night Magic starts at 6:30pm)
  • Saturday: 11am – 7pm

Newsletter: 8/5

Hope everyone is having a great summer! Read on for details about:

  • Hot books out this week — Justice League, Dark Corridor, & Red Sonja Conan.
  • Magic: the Gathering news & events update, including info about this Sunday’s Commander meetup.

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