FREE COMIC BOOK DAY Party Saturday, May 2, 2015!

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Free Comic Book Day Party! Saturday, May 2! 10 AM – 6 PM 5060 N. Central, Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-277-0757 Our last FCBD in this location before our BIG MOVE! FREE Comics! Free Refreshments! Free Balloons! One Free Comic Per Person – No Purchase Necessary! Get 5 FREE Comics if you spend over $5.00! Free Super-hero Face Painting 11 am – 2 pm! Meet Spider-man, Batman, Deathstroke, Arrow, Batgirl, Dr. Strange, The Scarlet Witch and more Superheroes throughout the day. When we have the exact times we will post them here.  Take your pictures with the Superheroes and post them … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #309

Squirrel Girl #3

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #3 — Writer: Ryan North;  Art: Erica Henderson;  Colors: Rico Renzi Batgirl #40 — Writers:  Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher;  Art: Babs Tarr;  Breakdowns: Cameron Stewart;  Colors: Maris Wicks Batgirl: Endgame #1 (of 1) — Writers: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher;  Art/Color: Bengal Lumberjanes #12 — Writers: Noelle Stevenson and Shannon Watters;  Art: Carolyn Nowak;  Colors: Maarta Laiho Sensation Comics #8 — (Main story):  Writer: James Tynion IV;  Art/Colors: Noelle Stevenson;  (Second story):  Writer: Heather Nuhfer;  Art/Colors: Ryan Benjamin We’re living in a remarkable era of female-friendly comics: not comics exclusively for women, necessarily, since they’re … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #308

Silver Surfer #10

The Surface #1 — Writer: Ales Kot;  Art: Langdon Foss;  Colors: Jordie Bellaire Quite a few first issues again this week, with an interesting mix of sf, fantasy adventure and comedy. The Surface is sf, set in a near-future where everyone’s high-tech enough that the fad is “livelogging,” where you wear cameras and mics 24/7, and your whole life gets downloaded — but not everyone is satisfied absorbing all that digital data, and there’s another reality trying to break through…. Ales tried something similar to this with last year’s Change, although this new series seems a lot more linear, and … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #307

Lady Killer #3

Descender #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art/Colors: Dustin Nguyen Hawkeye #1 — Writer: Jeff Lemire;  Art: Ramon Perez;  Colors: Ian Herring with Ramon Perez Two first issues by writer Jeff Lemire this week — one corporate-owned, and one creator-owned. Descender, the creator-owned one, is a science-fiction tale about giant killer robots who, ten years ago, devastated a planetary system and led to widespread fear and discrimination against all machine-based life. Its main character is a young boy, the only survivor of a mining colony disaster, who awakens ten years after that and… well, at first he seems like Jonny Quest (he even has … Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #306

Spider-Gwen #1

Spider-Gwen #1 — Writer: Jason Latour;  Art: Robbi Rodriguez;  Colors: Rico Renzi Curb Stomp #1 (of 4) — Writer: Ryan Ferrier;  Art: Devaki Neogi;  Colors: Neil Lalonde The Black Hood #1 — Writer: Duane Swierczynski;  Art: Michael Gaydos;  Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick Criminal: Special Edition #1 (of 1) — Writer: Ed Brubaker;  Art: Sean Phillips;  Colors: Elizabeth Breitweiser Prince Valiant #1 — Writer: Nate Cosby;  Art: Ron Salas;  Colors: Luigi Anderson Suiciders #1 — Writer/Artist: Lee Bermejo;  Colors: Matt Hollingsworth Orphan Black #1 — Writers: Graeme Manson and John Fawcett with Jody Houser;  Art: Szymon Kudransky;  Colors: Mat Lopes After a … Continue reading

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