Fall Monster Sale is Nov. 1-3

Friday, October 18, 2019

The monsters come out this fall!

Speeding Bullet’s super-awesome mega-sale starts Nov 1 and runs through Nov. 3.

How can you qualify for the sale? There are multiple ways to get a sale wristband!

1. Be a subscriber in good standing at the shop OR

2. Be a Speeding Bullet Gold Member OR

3. Purchase a wristband for just $10 OR

4. Confirm your e-mail in-store for our weekly e-mail updates OR

5. Get one free with any in-store $50 purchase from Oct. 20 - Nov. 1.

The Monster Sale wristband makes you eligible for all the weekend’s savings.

Our Fall Monster Sale will feature 50 percent off many back issues and 25 percent off trade paperbacks!

During the sale, premium back issues ($25 and up) will be 10 percent off the currently marked price.

Back issues priced $24.99 and under will be 50 percent off. Buy more than 70 standard back issues and the discount jumps to 70%! (Comic book ’sets’ count as one issue for purposes of the sale.)

Plus, all graphic novels 25% off! (Does not include any graphic novels pre-ordered or in files.)

Toys and statues will also be 25 percent off!

Spend $100 or more during the sale (after discount) and receive a mystery BONUS BOX full of all kinds of goodies — could include toys, graphic novels, comics or other surprises! Retail price of items included in BONUS BOX is an estimated $50+!

STORE HOURS DURING THE SALE:

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov 1

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov 2

noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov 3

 

Halloween Comic Fest is Oct. 26

Friday, October 18, 2019

Halloween ComicFest will feature free spooky comics while supplies last and an appearance by Robert Henry of “Bad Candy”!

All day on Oct. 26-27 any graphic novels in the “horror” category are buy two, get one free!

Halloween Comic Fest proper starts on Oct. 26 with giveaways including Ghost Rider, Spider-Man and more!

Robert Henry of the horror comic inspired by 1980s films, “Bad Candy” will be signing.
We may have some additional spooky surprises throughout the day as well! Speeding Bullet will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 26.

For more info, check out our Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/449597469013994/

 

Halloween Head Comics signing with Ben Soto on Oct. 4

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Get into the Halloween spirit with the Norman debut of “Tricks and Treats’ #2!

Writer/artist Ben Soto of Halloween Head Comics will be on hand from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Friday Oct. 4 to sign the second issue of the spooky series, which also includes a brand-new story by ‘Rachel Strand’ writer Tommy Brownell!

“More Than They Can Chew” is about a group of adventurous friends who find themselves on a secluded road in Northeastern Oklahoma trapped between hillbilly cannibals and Bigfoot! Art in “More Than They Can Chew” is by Johnnie Johnson and Jason Coody; colors by Ben Soto; story and letters by Brownell.

Ben and Justin Soto have a second story in “Tricks and Treats” #2 featuring aliens and Bigfoot!

See the full issue, buy a copy and get it signed Friday at Speeding Bullet!

More information at the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/322034508617995

 

Celebrate September with ‘Sister Powers’ and Batman Day!

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Mark your calendars for two big events in September at Speeding Bullet Comics!

First, on September 18 celebrate the release of “Sister Powers” with our signing with creator Mario Wytch!

The coming-of-age tale of two superpowered sisters is the focus of Keenspot’s newest all-ages series. Faith and Charity have inherited special abilities from their mother, and their lives are turned upside down by the consequences. Plus, their high school principal is totally turned into a rhinoceros, and as anyone who has ever watched an episode of Beast Wars knows, rhinos are completely awesome.

Mario will sign from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 18!

Then, celebrate the Dark Knight on Sept. 21!

Batman Day returns on September 21, 2019 for the annual celebration of the Dark Knight at Speeding Bullet Comics! Plus, this year is even more special since it’s Batman’s 80th Anniversary!

TWO FREE COMICS

As part of Batman Day festivities, fans who visit Speeding Bullet can receive copies of two specially selected Batman comics for free while supplies last!

SPECIAL SALES
Come in for special sales and discounts on a wide variety of products!

DOOR PRIZES
Enter for your chance to win cool Batman collectibles!

We can’t wait to see you! Celebrate comics with Speeding Bullet Comics in September!

 

Closed for Labor Day - back Tuesday

Thursday, August 29, 2019

To give our staff a break and enjoy the holiday, Speeding Bullet Comics will be closed for Labor Day 2019 on Sept. 2.

We’ll be back for our regular hours on Sept. 3.

You can also reach us during our regular hours of 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday Aug. 31 and noon-5 p.m. Sunday Sept. 1.

 

Speeding Bullet to celebrate 21 years on July 20!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N. Porter Ave., will celebrate 20 years of serving the Norman community with an anniversary party on July 20.

Signings, giveaways, sales and more will mark the occasion. Event hours will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 20 at the shop.

Specials include buy two get one free on toys and posters all day long!
Speeding Bullet Comics will celebrate 21 years as an Oklahoma comics hub with special appearances scheduled by Phenylketonurics, Jessica Garvey and Don Rosencrans.

Matthew and Annette Price, both University of Oklahoma graduates, formed Speeding Bullet Comics in 1998, after purchasing the assets of Millennium Books, which itself had followed the Norman location of The Archives chain of stores.

Speeding Bullet Comics is located at 614 N. Porter Ave. in Norman; for more information, call (405) 360-6866 or visit speedingbulletcomics.com, or check out the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/604761876598882/

 

Four-hour Memorial Day Sale!

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Kick off your summer and enjoy some savings on Memorial Day at Speeding Bullet Comics!

We will be open from just 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Memorial Day, Monday May 27. But we’ve got some great ways to save during that four hours!

Speeding Bullet Comics’ four-hour Memorial Day sale will feature buy two, get one free on all graphic novels and trade paperback collections! Plus for every $50 spent, get a $10 voucher good during the month of June at Speeding Bullet!

We will also be adding new back issue stock throughout the weekend, so come and check that out as well!

 

Jessica Garvey to sign exclusive cover of Red Sonja & Vampirella meet Betty & Veronica #1!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Artist Jessica Garvey will sign her exclusive cover of Red Sonja & Vampirella Meet Betty & Veronica #1 from noon to 2 p.m. May 8 at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N Porter Ave in Norman!

Dynamite Entertainment and Archie Comics have joined forces for a new crossover from writer Amy Chu, formerly an Oklahoma resident herself, and artist Maria Laura Sanapo (DC Comics Bombshells, Sheena).

Mystery, murder, and mayhem descends on Riverdale as four of your favorite comic book women meet for the first time. A string of paranormal, unsolved murders leads the vampire hunter Vampirella and her sword-wielding barbarian partner Red Sonja to the small, sleepy town where things always seem to happen… There they discover Betty and Veronica, investigative reporters for the high school newspaper, also hot on the trail of the same killer.

Oklahoma artist Jessica Garvey has provided an exclusive cover, available at Speeding Bullet Comics!

Get an exclusive cover and get it signed on May 8!

 

Free Comic Book Day is May 4!

Monday, April 22, 2019

Free Comic Book Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 4 at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N Porter Ave. in Norman!

Free Comic Book Day, held annually on the first Saturday in May, is a worldwide event in which participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away selected comic books absolutely free to visiting patrons.

And this year “May the Fourth” be with you as we will give away a special Star Wars comic just for the day!

We will also have free comics featuring the Justice League, Catwoman and more! Each year hundreds of fans visit the shop, and thousands of comics are given away.

Local ‘Spider-Man’ cosplay actors will appear from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sign comics and take pictures with fans.

In addition, local comic book creators will appear this year at Speeding Bullet Comics.

Author J.O. Young will be on hand to sign her novel “Freaks” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Young is also the writer of the story “Oklahoma Time Quest” in Okie Comics.

Artist Hunter Huskey, who with Jerry Bennett was one of the original artists of “The Grave” from our own Matthew Price, will appear from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to sign and sketch.

Don’t miss one of the biggest comic book celebrations of the year! Find out more at our Facebook event page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2242420346013227/

 

Monster Sale set for April 6-7

Sunday, March 10, 2019

The monsters come out this spring!

Speeding Bullet’s super-awesome mega-sale starts with a special after-hours preview night on April 5 and runs through April 7.

How can you qualify for the sale? There are multiple ways to get a sale wristband!

1. Be a subscriber in good standing at the shop OR
2. Be a Speeding Bullet Gold Member OR
3. Purchase a wristband for just $10 OR
4. Confirm your e-mail in-store for our weekly e-mail updates OR
5. Get one free with any in-store $25 purchase prior to the first day of the sale.

The Monster Sale wristband makes you eligible for all the weekend’s savings.

Our Spring Monster Sale will feature 50 percent off many back issues and 25 percent off trade paperbacks!

During the sale, premium back issues ($25 and up) will be 10 percent off the currently marked price.

Back issues priced $24.99 and under will be 50 percent off. Buy more than 70 standard back issues and the discount jumps to 70%! (Comic book ’sets’ count as one issue for purposes of the sale.)

Plus, all graphic novels will be 25 percent off! (Does not include any graphic novels pre-ordered or in files.) And each day, return for that day’s special discounts!

STORE HOURS DURING THE SALE:
Special preview night - must have wristband to enter:
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday April 5
Bonus discount: 25 percent off comic book supplies for 2 hours only

Must have wristband for discounts:
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6
Bonus discount: 25 percent off toys and statues for Saturday only

noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 7
Bonus discount: 50 percent off posters and novelties — magnets, buttons, pins and keychains, for four hours only.

Don’t miss this spring’s big savings!

 

Go for the Gold in 2019 at Speeding Bullet!

Saturday, January 5, 2019

As we start a new year at Speeding Bullet Comics, we’d like to offer our regular customers a chance to buy into the third year of a successful program at the store: Speeding Bullet Gold. This program is intended for customers who make frequent use of our services, and want to support the local economy and Speeding Bullet’s role in the community.
When you buy a Speeding Bullet Gold 2018 membership for $100, here’s what you get:

- A $50 gift card at Speeding Bullet, good 12 months from date of issue.
- 12 coupons, one for each month of the year in a variety of categories including statues, toys and back issues. (potential value - $100 plus.)
- Automatic invites to Speeding Bullet sales and events and early entry in some cases when applicable or possible.
- “Gold Days” — Discount days and other events exclusively for Gold members.
- Notification of new items, collections and other specials.
- “Matt’s Picks” – at least 6 times in 2019 (if you sign up in January), receive a free comic selected by owner Matt Price (approximate $24 value)

Sign up by Feb. 2 and get a free, selected graphic novel!

 

Holiday Hours at Speeding Bullet Comics

Friday, December 21, 2018

Here are our holiday hours for Speeding Bullet Comics this season:

Christmas Eve: Open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Christmas: Closed
New Year’s Eve: Open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
New Year’s Day: Closed

We anticipate being open our regular hours all other days this season; 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. on Sunday.
New Comics Day will remain Wednesday with release dates on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.

 

Don’t forget the ‘Bad-Gift Insurance’

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

We’re predicting this is how your holiday season might play out: You methodically plan your wish list, give everyone the greatest gifts you can find … Then you miss out on the item you really wanted!

Shop at Speeding Bullet and we’ll save the day. We call it “Bad-Gift” Insurance.

Here’s how it works:
Do your Christmas shopping at Speeding Bullet, or just buy comics like you do every week. With every $50 purchase, we’ll give you a 30% off coupon that you can use on any one item you choose Dec. 26-31.

That means you have a whole week after Christmas to get what you really wanted!

Of course, if your loved ones are already shopping for you at Speeding Bullet, you win big time, because you can combine those 30% off coupons with your Speeding Bullet gift certificates — available in any denomination!

“Bad-Gift” Insurance is available Nov. 16 - Dec. 24. You can collect as many 30% off coupons as you like, but you may only redeem one coupon per item.

 

Black Friday deals and Small Business Saturday-Sunday at Speeding Bullet!

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Specials for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Sunday at Speeding Bullet Comics are as follows:

- Select trades will be $5 and $10! (Look for the markdown table!)
- Comic Book Sets will be 25 percent off!
- Statues will be Buy One Get One Free!
- Toys will be Buy Two Get One Free!
- Supplies will be 25 percent off! Only time discounted this year!

BLACK FRIDAY ONLY
All back issues in the bins priced at $3 or under are just $1!

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SIGNING!
Meet Darren Croy and Allen Grimes of 2i Comics’ “Block of Time” from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Nov. 24!

 

Celebrate Local Comic Shop Day and Okie Comics on Nov. 17!

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Celebrate Local Comic Shop Day with Speeding Bullet Comics! We will welcome creators from “Okie Comics” #4 and have several LCSD-exclusive items for sale! Kick off your holiday shopping at your local comic shop!

Okie Comics creators scheduled to sign at noon include:

Jerry Bennett
Mackenzie Mullins
Cari Lee
Jeff Provine
Ellis Goodson
Matthew Price

Some of the exclusive items set to be released on Local Comic Shop Day are as follows. Reminder, some of the exclusive items are very limited and in many cases Speeding Bullet may only have one copy.

BLACKBIRD #1 LCSD cover
GIDEON FALLS HC VOL1 LCSD cover
GREEN LANTERN #1 Foil Cover
X-O MANOWAR KINDT DLX HC SGN –
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS YEAR 2 BLIND BOX
MARVEL KNIGHTS 20TH #1 (OF 6) LCSD cover
DOCTOR WHO: THE THIRTEENTH DOCTOR set of 14 comics
GO-BOTS #1 LCSD cover and exclusive content
LCSD 2018 BRAVE AND THE BOLD BATMAN AND WONDER WOMAN HC
LCSD 2018 RICK & MORTY TREASURY EDITION
LCSD 2018 CHERYL BLOSSOM #1
LCSD 2018 WILLIAM GIBSON ALIEN 3 #1
LCSD 2018 UNCANNY X-MEN #1 DEODATO

Celebrate your local comic shop with Local Comic Shop Day 2018!

 

Fall Monster Sale is Nov. 2-4!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The monsters come out this fall!

Speeding Bullet’s super-awesome mega-sale starts Nov 2 and runs through Nov. 4.

How can you qualify for the sale? There are multiple ways to get a sale wristband!

1. Be a subscriber in good standing at the shop OR

2. Be a Speeding Bullet Gold Member OR

3. Purchase a wristband for just $10 OR

4. Confirm your e-mail in-store for our weekly e-mail updates OR

5. Get one free with any in-store $25 purchase from Oct. 24 - Nov. 1.

The Monster Sale wristband makes you eligible for all the weekend’s savings.

Our Fall Monster Sale will feature 50 percent off many back issues and 25 percent off trade paperbacks!

During the sale, premium back issues ($25 and up) will be 10 percent off the currently marked price.

Back issues priced $24.99 and under will be 50 percent off. Buy more than 70 standard back issues and the discount jumps to 70%! (Comic book ’sets’ count as one issue for purposes of the sale.)

Plus, all graphic novels 25% off! (Does not include any graphic novels pre-ordered or in files.)

Toys and statues will also be 25 percent off!

Spend $100 or more during the sale (after discount) and receive a mystery BONUS BOX full of all kinds of goodies — could include toys, graphic novels, comics or other surprises! Retail price of items included in BONUS BOX is an estimated $50+!

STORE HOURS DURING THE SALE:

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov 2

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov 3

noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov 4

 

Halloween ComicFest Events!

Monday, October 22, 2018

We have a big lineup of events for you on Oct. 26-27 to celebrate Halloween and Halloween ComicFest!

First, on Oct. 26 is our Halloween ComicFest Preview! From 10 a.m.-noon we will welcome Ben Soto and Justin Soto with their comic “Tricks & Treats” from Halloween Head Comics!

All day on Oct. 26-27 any graphic novels in the “horror” category are buy two, get one free!

Then, Halloween Comic Fest proper starts on Oct. 27 with giveaways including Hellboy, Spider-Man and more!

At 10 a.m. on Oct. 27, we will welcome Christopher Michael Elliott (”The Ominous Adventures of Poppi & Poe” variant cover) to sign, sketch and visit with fans!

At noon Oct. 27, Robert Henry and Joe Evans of the horror comic inspired by 1980s films, “Bad Candy” will be signing. This will be the only place to get a special “Bad Candy” exclusive!

From noon-3 p.m. meet some of the creative minds behind the upcoming horror/sci-fi film “Shifter,” producer Zachary Burns and writer/director Jacob Leighton Burns! Get a free sticker, and see the teaser trailer for the film!

At 2 p.m., we will have as many of our panel of guests as possible for a Q&A!

Then at 3 p.m. author J.O. Young of the prose series “Freaks” will sign copies and meet with fans!

We may have some additional spooky surprises throughout the day as well!

It’s a big two-day extravaganza at Speeding Bullet! Don’t miss it!

 

Walking Dead Day is Oct. 13!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

With The Walking Dead we’ve had 15 years of love, loss, walkers, gore, and top-notch story-telling.

To celebrate, Image and Skybound are teaming up with Speeding Bullet and other comic shops around the world to have The Walking Dead Day, Saturday, October 13!

First off, to celebrate this insane milestone, there will be a re-print of The Walking Dead #1! Whether you’re a new reader or a super fan, this re-print, featuring an all new cover by Charlie Adlard, is a MUST have!

PLUS, in honor of the 15th anniversary of The Walking Dead, 15 of the best artists working in comics were tapped to create new original art for 15 key issues of TWD!

These awesome comic book store exclusives won’t be on sale until this Saturday, October 13! So make sure you swing by Speeding Bullet Comics to celebrate The Walking Dead Day with us this weekend!

 

Speeding Bullet Comics Pop Art and Graphic Novel Signing on Oct. 6!

Monday, October 1, 2018

Meet Michael Garrett of Art by MG and Robert Soul, writer of the Set-In-Tulsa graphic novel, Ruined My Rhythm from noon to 3 p.m. on Oct. 6! Talk art and writing with the creators and get original art and graphic novels signed.

Rob has acted in several musicals, starring in three, including Esther and the Banquets of Susa, for which he co-wrote the music, lyrics, and the book. His non-fiction articles have appeared in Green Country’s PreviewMagazine and TulsaPets. His short fiction, under the pen name ROBERT SOUL, has appeared in Dark and Dangerous Things III.

Here’s a description of “Ruined My Rhythm”:

Maria’s pen and ink sketches always seem to cause things to happen. Six months after a stray bullet from a drive-by kills her mother, she steals from a foster family and leaves town in search of answers and her estranged father.

A snarky, intelligent outsider, Maria is hard, edgy and tough, a combination of Lisbeth Salandar, the angry, volatile main character from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and cynical, witty, coming-of-age Enid Coleslaw from Daniel Clowes‘ Ghost World.

For more information, check out the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/411290736067036/.

 

Batman Day is Sept. 15!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Get a free Batman comic and meet artist Christopher Michael Elliott from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Batman Day 2018, Sept. 15, at Speeding Bullet Comics!

While supplies last, we will have free “Batman” comics — Li’l Gotham for the younger readers and “Batman: White Knight” #1 for mature readers, with a preview of the first Black Label comic, “Batman: Damned.”

Check out our Facebook event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/234800940541888/

 

Labor Day Sale 2018 at Speeding Bullet Comics!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

All Labor Day Weekend, starting Saturday Sept. 1, get selected back issues for just $1!

On Monday, Sept. 3, Speeding Bullet will be open from just noon - 3 p.m. with more exclusive deals!

Speeding Bullet Comics’ 3-hour Labor Day sale will feature buy two, get one free on all graphic novels and trade paperback collections!

Also on Monday, for every $50 spent, get a $10 voucher good during the month of September at Speeding Bullet!

Select back issues will be 25 cents each on Labor Day!

Celebrate with us and these great deals!

 

Back to School Signings with Speeding Bullet!

Monday, August 6, 2018

It’s almost time to go back to school, but we won’t let the fun stop at Speeding Bullet! We are celebrating back-to-school with a great lineup of events on Aug. 18.

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 18, we’ll celebrate the release of Okie Comics #3 and J.O. Young’s “Freaks” with signings, Q&As, specials and more!

Our tentative schedule for the day:

10 a.m. - noon: Signing by Okie Comics artist Jessica Garvey!
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Signing by “Freaks” author J.O. Young!
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Panel discussion with Jessica Garvey, J.O. Young, Jeff Provine and possibly others!
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Signing with Okie Comics artist Don Rosencrans and Okie Comics author and creator Jeff Provine!

ALL DAY LONG:
- 25 percent off for teachers!
- 10 percent off your purchase with a student ID!
- “X-Men” and related graphic novels are buy one, get one free!

Find out more and sign up at our Facebook event page!

 

Celebrate 20 years of Speeding Bullet Comics!

Monday, July 9, 2018

Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N. Porter Ave., will celebrate 20 years of serving the Norman community with an anniversary party on July 14.

Signings, giveaways, sales and more will mark the occasion. Event hours will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 14 at the shop.

Specials include:

All Day: 20 percent off all back issues!
All Day: Buy two get one free on toys and posters!
Spend $50, get a 20th anniversary T-shirt!
Enter drawings for prizes all day!

“We are so appreciative to the people of Norman for supporting us for 20 years,” said co-owner Matthew Price. “And we’re so honored that local comic readers have chosen to make us part of their lives, in some cases across multiple generations.”

Speeding Bullet hopes that this year’s celebration will be even more than meets the eye.

“Transformers” fans will want to stop by to have a chat with former Marvel Comics assistant editor and letterer Jim Massara, who worked on Marvel Comics version of the title. Massara is also a veteran animator, penciller and inker. He’ll be on hand from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

“We are always glad to celebrate those who have worked for the larger comic publishers who have Oklahoma ties,” co-owner Matthew Price said. “We’re pleased to welcome Jim Massara on this big anniversary for us!”

Comic book writer/artist Jerry Bennett will return to Speeding Bullet Comics for the anniversary. Bennett is one of the artists of the comic-book story “The Grave,” written by Speeding Bullet Comics’ Matthew Price. The pilot film based on the Grave screened at this year’s deadCenter Film Festival in Oklahoma City and is on its way to Comic-Con International in San Diego.

Bennett has worked on sketch cards for many big licenses in recent years, including “Star Wars” and Marvel Comics. Coming up later this year, he will provide sketch cards for an official “Stranger Things” card set. Bennett will appear from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the shop. Bennett also created the art for the official Speeding Bullet Comics 20th anniversary T-shirt.

Kent Clark — in fact, his real name — is also on hand to celebrate 20 years of Speeding Bullet Comics. Clark, whose illustration of “The Grave” was recently featured in Oklahoma Contemporary’s exhibit on local comics, has drawn comic books for Looking Glass Studios, Equinox Comics, Gray Haven Press, and InDELLible Comics. He’s also worked on Marvel Comics characters through the Upper Deck card company. Clark will sign from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on July 14.

Matthew and his wife Annette, both University of Oklahoma graduates, formed Speeding Bullet Comics in 1998, after purchasing the assets of Millennium Books, which itself had followed the Norman location of The Archives chain of stores.

Speeding Bullet Comics is located at 614 N. Porter Ave. in Norman; for more information, call (405) 360-6866 or visit speedingbulletcomics.com. The Facebook event page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/209911372968168/

 

Bat-Wedding on July 4!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Celebrate the possible nuptials of Batman and Catwoman at Speeding Bullet! Christopher Michael Elliott will be on hand doing sketches and artwork all day long! Have cake! Sign the guestbook! Try to catch the bouquet!

It’s the wedding you never thought you’d see! The Batrimony is real as Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are set to tie the knot in a can’t-miss, extra-length milestone issue that will reshape Gotham City. All their friends (and a few enemies?) will be party to a comic book coupling for the ages. Superstar scribe Tom King officiates the sure-to-be-offbeat nuptials, joined by an all-star lineup of guest classic Bat-artists doffing their hats to the lucky couple in a series of pre-wedding flashback scenes sure to set the romantic mood.

Also check out Catwoman #1 on sale the same day!

At Speeding Bullet, check out cool Batman- and comics-related art from Christopher Michael Elliott from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on July 4 as part of our Bat-wedding celebration!

Sign up at our Facebook event!

 

Free Comic Book Day is May 5!

Friday, April 27, 2018

Free Comic Book Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on May 5 at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N Porter Ave. in Norman!

Free Comic Book Day, held annually on the first Saturday in May, is a worldwide event in which participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away selected comic books absolutely free to visiting patrons.

Get free comics featuring the Avengers, Supergirl and more! Each year hundreds of fans visit the shop, and thousands of comics are given away.

Our local ‘Black Panther’ cosplay actor will appear from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to sign comics and take pictures with fans.

In addition, several local comic book creators will appear this year at Speeding Bullet Comics.
Writer/artist Mario Wytch (”Myth,” “Sasquatch”) will be on hand at Speeding Bullet Comics on Free Comic Book Day with comics and more! Mario is set to debut an all-new comic at this year’s event! Catch him from 10 a.m. until around 4 p.m.!

Writer/artist Robert Henry and artist Joe Evans will be on hand from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with their “Bad Candy” comic books.

Speeding Bullet Comics will also welcome artist Michael Garrett for Free Comic Book Day starting at 10 a.m.! Check out his art at Art by MG: https://www.facebook.com/ArtbyMG/

Those 12 and under who come to Free Comic Book Day at Speeding Bullet Comics in costume will have a chance to win a special prize package.

Find out more at our Facebook event page!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1833251443415229/

 

Spring Monster Sale is April 6-8!

Monday, March 26, 2018

The monsters come out this spring!

Speeding Bullet’s super-awesome mega-sale starts April 6 and runs through April 8.

How can you qualify for the sale? There are multiple ways to get a sale wristband!

1. Be a subscriber in good standing at the shop OR
2. Be a Speeding Bullet Gold Member OR
3. Purchase a wristband for just $10 OR
4. Confirm your e-mail in-store for our weekly e-mail updates OR
5. Get one free with any in-store $25 purchase prior to the first day of the sale.

The Monster Sale wristband makes you eligible for all the weekend’s savings.

Our Spring Monster Sale will feature 50 percent off many back issues and 25 percent off trade paperbacks!

During the sale, premium back issues ($25 and up) will be 10 percent off the currently marked price.

Back issues priced $24.99 and under will be 50 percent off. Buy more than 70 standard back issues and the discount jumps to 70%! (Comic book ’sets’ count as one issue for purposes of the sale.)

Plus, all graphic novels 25% off! (Does not include any graphic novels pre-ordered or in files.)

Toys and statues will also be 25 percent off!

Spend $100 or more during the sale (after discount) and receive a mystery BONUS BOX full of all kinds of goodies — could include toys, graphic novels, comics or other surprises! Retail price of items included in BONUS BOX is an estimated $50+!

STORE HOURS DURING THE SALE:
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 6
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7
noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 8

Don’t miss this spring’s big savings!

 

‘Rachel Strand’ signing on March 24!

Monday, March 12, 2018

Are you ready? Equinox Comics’ Tommy Brownell and Johnnie Johnson hold their first official Norman signing in years for The Chronicles of Rachel Strand.

Born a half-vampire, Rachel Strand is blessed with great powers…and cursed with a dark heritage. Choosing to fight the darkness rather than join it, Rachel takes up the Hellrazers to seek out and destroy evil wherever it may be found. These are her stories. These are the Chronicles of Rachel Strand!

Writer Tommy Brownell and artist Johnnie Johnson will sign from noon-5 p.m. March 24 at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N Porter Ave in Norman. Visit the Facebook event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/172985426658925/

 

Pre-Chocolate Festival Kickoff Party

Monday, February 5, 2018

Speeding Bullet Comics is a sponsor of this year’s Norman Chocolate Festival, presented by the Norman PTA Council. We are going to have a comics-themed pre-celebration of this event on Feb. 7 in store, and one lucky visitor can win a ticket for free chocolate at the Festival, Feb. 10 at Norman North High School! We will debut 200 signed comic books at Wednesday’s event, we’ll have treats available in-store, and local writer/artist Don Rosencrans will sign his comic Doc Crimson from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.!

We’ll open at 10 a.m., so come on by and check out the fun!

 

Go for the Gold in 2018!

Friday, January 12, 2018

As we start a new year at Speeding Bullet Comics, we’d like to offer our regular customers a chance to buy into the second year of a successful program at the store.

This is intended for customers who make frequent use of our services, and want to support the local economy and Speeding Bullet’s role in the community.

When you buy a Speeding Bullet Gold 2018 membership for $100, here’s what you get:

- A $50 gift card at Speeding Bullet, good 12 months from date of issue.
- 12 coupons, one for each month of the year in a variety of categories including statues, toys and back issues. (potential value - $100 plus.)
- Automatic invites to Speeding Bullet sales and events and early entry in some cases when applicable or possible.
- “Gold Days” — Discount days and other events exclusively for Gold members.
- Notification of new items, collections and other specials.
- “Matt’s Picks” - at least 8 times in 2017 (if you sign up in January), receive a free comic selected by owner Matt Price (approximate $35 value)

Sign up by Jan. 18 and get a free, selected graphic novel!

 

Okie Comics signing on Dec. 9!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Get a free copy of Okie Comics Magazine as it makes its debut Norman signing, as editor/publisher Jeff Provine will be signing copies from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Speeding Bullet Comics!

 

Black Friday weekend specials and Enigma Machine #2 signing!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Get Black Friday /Small Business Saturday specials all weekend at Speeding Bullet Comics! And on Saturday, meet John Eric Osborn of “Enigma Machine!”

The following are specials going on Friday-Sunday at Speeding Bullet Comics while supplies last!

$5 Marvel Essentials
Other selected trades at $5-$10
Buy one get one free statues
Back issues under $25 are buy one get one free
Supplies 25% off (only time discounted this year!)

We are open 10-7 Friday and Saturday and noon-5 Sunday
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/399505943802344/

On Saturday meet local writer/artist John Eric Osborn, and get the comic book Enigma Machine #2 for the first time in Norman!

Enigma Machine #2 makes its Norman debut in a Nov. 25 signing at Speeding Bullet Comics from noon to 3 p.m.! Ex-soldier Aaron Pike receives a cryptic message from his long-lost father, involving him in a tale espionage, deceit, and…robots?

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1137922583004634/

 

Get some ‘Bad Candy’ on Nov. 18!

Saturday, November 11, 2017

As part of our Local Comic Shop Day celebration on Nov. 18, Robert Henry and crew will host the Norman debut of the “Bad Candy” comic at Speeding Bullet Comics!

An official signing will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 with the limited edition “Bad Candy” comic.

Bad Candy is a comic book in the vein of 80s horror films created by Robert Henry and Joe Evans.

Don’t miss your chance to check out this great local comic on Local Comic Shop Day on Nov. 18!

More info at the Facebook event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/543190749346886/

 

Local Comic Shop Day set for Nov. 18!

Monday, October 30, 2017

The third annual Local Comic Shop Day® is Saturday November 18, 2017.

Get exclusive items and celebrate the local comic shop with this special day all about brick and mortar comic stores.

Included in this year’s Local Comic Shop Day will be a special, limited-edition release of the SECRET WEAPONS DELUXE EDITION OVERSIZED HC writen by Academy Award-nominated writer Eric Heisserer (ARRIVAL), originally from Norman!

Conceived and implemented by ComicsPRO comic book specialty retailers, LCSD calls attention to locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture. Pop Culture begins in your Local Comic Shop!

We will have many exclusive items but some are extremely limited! Show up early for the best selection.

Check out our event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/156703394930251/

 

Halloween ComicFest is Oct. 28!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HalloweenComicFest is the celebration of Halloween and comics! The nationwide event takes place in Norman on October 28 at Speeding Bullet Comics! Free Halloween themed comics will be available while supplies last! We’ll have other Halloween-themed activities throughout the day!

We will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. to celebrate the day.

Free comics available while supplies last will include special editions of:

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Season Two, Batman: Night of the Monster Men, DC Super Hero Girls, Runaways #1 HCF edition, Darth Maul #1 HCF edition and Thor by Walt Simonson #1!

More info at our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1447752575335043/

 

Wizard World Welcome Party on Oct. 25

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Speeding Bullet is an official host of a Wizard World Welcome Party on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at the store, 614 N Porter Ave. in Norman.

Wizard World Oklahoma City will be held Oct. 27-29 at the Cox Convention Center in OKC.

Attendees to the Welcome Party could win a pair of passes or a Walking Dead CGC variant!

We’ll also have limited surprise variant covers to give away to party attendees while supplies last! ‘

If you want to attend Wizard World, use the code SPEEDING for 20% off your tickets at http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/oklahoma-city.

Our Welcome Party Events include:

10 a.m.: Be first in line for free variant comics!

Noon-3:30 p.m.: Game Knights Signing! Meet Game Knights co-creators Jessica Garvey and Zachary Sarchet at Speeding Bullet Comics’ pre-Wizard World party, event and signing! Game Knights is co-written by Jessica Garvey and Zachary Sarchet; drawn by Jessica Garvey; and colored by Zachary Sarchet.
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1726387360998595/

6 p.m.: Drawing for fabulous prizes!

7 p.m.-9 p.m. Christophe’s Nightmare Cinema! Join us at Speeding Bullet as Christophe showcases and explains a title from his vault of classic horror films as part of our Wizard World pre-party!
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/973441709461860/

Join us for fun and surprises at our Wizard World Welcome Party!

 
 
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