Check out Marvel’s books on sale 6/20/2018!

This weeks Marvel releases include the following:

Dan Slott says goodbye to Amazing Spider-man in #801 and says hello to Tony Stark Iron Man #1 (yes, we are getting all the different armor covers, reserve your favorite now!)

X-Men Gold (The Wedding of Colossus & Kitty) #30! We do have a very limited number of J. Scott Cambell covers (including a classified JSC cover!)

The Hunt for Wolverine continues in Claws of a Killer #2, Doctor Strange #2 and Avengers #3 come out.

The Countdown to Infinity continues in Infinity Black Widow #1 and Infinity Champions #1!

Don’t forget Weapon H #4 as he battles Man-Thing?!?!

Captain America, Daredevil, Runaways #10, Spider-Gwen, Poe Dameron, Ant-man & Wasp #2, Cable and more!


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Join us for a Spirits & Horror event!

New Wave Comics & Boardroom Spirits are teaming up to bring you a deliciously frightful event! Join us on Saturday, June 23, at 6:30pm for a discussion about the trade paperback, Severed, & how the elements of horror translate into the comic book medium. Between discussion points, we’ll be sampling spirits from Boardroom Spirit’s selection of craft vodkas & gin. Boardroom distiller, Tim Mokes, will be our host, walking us through the finer points of the liquors we’ll be sampling.

Cost is $27, which includes a copy of book, samples of spirits, & snacks. Books are available at the shop & will be provided when ticket purchase is made. Seats are limited, so contact us or visit us at the shop to reserve your spot today!

>> Disclaimers: So that everyone gets the most out of discussion, please be sure you’ve read the book in its entirety prior to the event. Purchasing admission to the event gives consent to be recorded & to be a part of our podcast, which will be posted on our website & other platforms. You must be 21 or older to participate.

>> What is Severed about & why are we reading it?
Published by Image, Severed is the hit horror comic of 2012! 12-year-old Jack Garron runs away from home to find his biological father, a wayward minstrel. Along the way, he meets up with a traveling salesman whose winning smile is fake, beneath which hide his real teeth… jagged spikes that he uses to eat children. Eisner Award Winning Writer Scott Snyder & NY Times Best Selling Artist Atilla Futaki bring you this collected paperback that everyone has been talking about!

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Free Comic Book Day 2018 @ New Wave Comics & Collectibles!

A huge THANK YOU to everyone that made this yet another aWeSoMe Free Comic Book Day! It was an incredible day and we blew through a huge amount of free comics. We gave away so many books that we’re going to increase our orders for next year by at least 25%!

As I was uploading the pictures it hit me why we not only host Free Comic Book Day, but also why we opened the shop nearly 5 years ago:  Seeing all the smiling faces and having a place where people feel comfortable to be who they are is what it’s all about.

Thanks again, we’re proud to be your local comic book store.

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Avengers Infinity War: Will it live up to the hype?

It used amaze me when I would hear about a recent comic book movie being described as not good, or actually hearing someone say, ‘it stinks!’ I know it’s an age thing (rapidly approaching 50), I grew up watching Bill Bixby’s and Lou Ferrigno’s The Hulk. There’s definitely something to be said for the anachronistic feel when you go back and watch some of the 70’s and 80’s ‘superhero’ shows/movies, but they were slow moving and the graphics ‘stunk’. For me, Blade with Wesley Snipes was the first time I really thought, ‘wow, now this is a good comic book movie.’ Blade came out in 1998, fast forward 20 years and we’re about to witness a 10-year Marvel Cinematic Universe plan reach its climax. If I compare what I grew up with against even a current ‘flop’, like Suicide Squad, it’s no contest. The current ‘flop’ is still visually stunning and far surpasses Lee Majors running in slow motion.

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Considering everything, maybe some of these current movies DO stink. Perhaps comparing movies to what I grew up with is just an old-timers problem. I suppose it’s important to compare the current super-hero movies to other current super-hero movies and not the under-funded, graphically challenged shows/movies of the 80’s and 90’s. I will go into movies with a more discerning eye, which I will do this Friday as I’ll finally get so see Thanos do what he is meant to do, kill and destroy.

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