Signing set for Nov. 30!
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Speeding Bullet Comics welcomes Patrick Rieger!
Television writer and comics creator Patrick Rieger will appear at a signing event for the release of the new graphic novel, “How I Spent My Summer Invasion.” It’s a combination of “Men in Black” and “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” and is great for younger kids looking for something to read.
Rieger will sign from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N. Porter Ave. in Norman, Oklahoma!
Find out more about the comic at http://wecomics.com!
Monster Sale begins tonight!
Friday, November 1, 2013
This weekend! Speeding Bullet welcomes you to the Fall Monster Sale!
The sale starts with a special spooky preview night at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1st. The savings will continue during regular store hours through the weekend, Nov. 2nd and 3rd.
We’ll be drawing for prizes all weekend! Enter each day to improve your chances to win!
Be one of the first 10 people in line Saturday at 10 a.m. and receive a prize pack of collectible comics, including “Aphrodite IX” #1 signed by writer Matt Hawkins!
During the sale, back issues will be 50% off! Buy more than 50 issues and the discount jumps to 70%! Plus, all graphic novels and new comics will be 25% off! (Does not include any comics pre-ordered or in files.)
Each day of the sale will bring a new batch of specials!
DAILY MONSTER SPECIALS!
* Friday night: A whopping 25% off toys!
* Saturday: An astounding 50% off statues!
* Sunday: A monstrous 25% off posters and games!
To scare up these savings, you’ll need a Monster Sale wristband. Be sure to show your wristband when you check out so that your savings can be entered! Wristbands are $10 at the door. They’re free for Speeding Bullet comic subscribers in good standing.
Monster Sale is Nov 1-3!
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Mark your calendar! The dates have been set for Speeding Bullet’s Fall Monster Sale!
The sale starts with a special spooky preview night at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1st. The savings will continue during regular store hours through the weekend, Nov. 2nd and 3rd.
To scare up these savings, you’ll need a Monster Sale wristband. Wristbands are $10 at the door, or free with any in-store purchase of $25 or more now through Oct 31. They’re also free for subscribers in good standing!
Be one of the first 10 in line on Saturday, Nov. 2 when Speeding Bullet opens at 10 a.m. for a special prize package!
RJ Woods of New Myth Comics to make Saturday appearance at Speeding Bullet Comics!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Speeding Bullet Comics has another 15th anniversary event this Saturday, Sept. 21!
“The Professor” RJ Woods will take comics fans to school with this event. Discover the universe of New Myth Comics, with titles including Black Clover, Download and Salt and Ignite.
Woods will be available to sign comics and to answer questions about writing from his experience as a comics creator, as adjunct professor at Rose State College in Midwest City and at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, and as the Comic and Editorial Cartoon Editor at Arcadia Magazine.
Woods will appear at Speeding Bullet Comics from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 21.
Jordan Boyd to sign at Speeding Bullet Comics on Saturday!
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Speeding Bullet Comics continues to bring you a fantastic 15th anniversary year of events!
Comic book colorist Jordan Boyd will appear at Speeding Bullet Comics from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 14 to give tips on comic-book coloring and to sign his new comic, King’s Watch #1.
Here’s the description for “King’s Watch” #1 from Dynamite Entertainment:
Panic spreads across the world. Strange phenomena fill the skies. Millions have nightmares of wild lands filled with horrible creatures… then wake to find the monsters are real.
What are three men willing to sacrifice to save us all? Witness the earth-crushing event of 2013, featuring Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician like you’ve never seen them before!
The comic is written by Jeff Parker with pencils by Marc Laming.
Speeding Bullet closed for Labor Day - regular hours resume Tuesday
Monday, September 2, 2013
Reminder: Speeding Bullet Comics will be closed for Labor Day on Sept 2 to allow our staff to take a break and to prepare for a huge week of comics on Sept. 4. Regular hours resume Tuesday.
Join the Legion of Doom!
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Join Speeding Bullet Comics’ Legion of Doom!
Are you a DC Comics fan that wants it all? The Legion of Doom could be for you.
Speeding Bullet Comics is expecting heavy allocations on the 3-D cover editions of DC’s Villains Month.
If you want to be guaranteed getting the 3-D covers, join the Speeding Bullet Comics Legion of Doom. What do you pay? Pre-pay $211.47 (the cost of every book) and receive each 3-D cover and Forever Evil #1 (not in 3-D.) This is the only way we can guarantee availability on any Villains Month 3-D cover issue. We expect all 3-D covers to be immediate sell outs. Most non-Legion orders on these books will be filled with 2-D editions of the issues. Your place in line for the 3-D covers will be set by the order in which we enroll you in the club with your pre-payment.
As a Legion of Doom member, you’ll get special bonuses, gifts, and invitations to special events.
Membership is very limited, and will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
Just want to read the Villains Month comics? Speeding Bullet expects to have regular editions on hand for everyone.
So put on your yellow power ring, catsuit or jetpack and join Speeding Bullet’s Legion of Doom today!
Classic TV Batman returns!
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Holy flashback, Batman! Get out your cowl, eyebrow pencil and shark repellent spray. It’s that Bat-time, but the Bat-channel is now a Bat-comic!
BATMAN 66 #1
Put on your go-go boots and get ready to “Batusi” back to the Swingin’ 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form for the first time!
These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them.
In this first adventure, The Riddler’s out to steal some valuable artwork from under the noses of Gotham’s police. But Batman gets help from an unlikely source: a certain femme fatale dressed in feline finery!
Written by Jeff Parker. Art by Jonathan Case. Cover by Mike Allred.
Trinity War begins!
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
This Earth ain’t big enough for the three of them.
JUSTICE LEAGUE #22
TRINITY WAR, the action-mystery event of the summer, begins with a full-length epic adventure!
The death of a hero ignites a violent war among the Justice Leagues! It’s League vs. League vs. League as an impending darkness approaches the DC Universe. But the truth behind it all will lead to an evil that threatens every hero on the planet.
And what does the Secret Society of Super-Villains have to with this? Everything.
The issue also contains the first appearance of The New 52 Doctor Light!
But in The New 52, Doctor Light is not the same character you may recall from his previous incarnations. This time around, he’s a virtuous family man who is both a good husband and father.
But as Doctor Light becomes more and more involved with the Justice League of America, he becomes increasingly conflicted about the team’s motives. After all, if each member of the JLA was chosen to take out a specific member of the Justice League, what’s Doctor Light’s role meant to be?
Written by Geoff Johns with art by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, TRINITY WAR begins in this full-length epic!
Avengers A.I. #1 spawns the Artificial Age!
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Spinning out of Age of Ultron, this week from Marvel Comics we have…
AVENGERS A.I. #1
HARDER. BETTER. FASTER. STRANGER.
The triumph of Hank Pym turns to tragedy for the human race… an unfathomable Pandora’s Box of destruction!
When a brave new world is unleashed, only one team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes can save us from the future - AVENGERS A.I.!
The Vision! Hank Pym! Victor Mancha! Doombot! The mysterious Alexis! Monica Chang, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! The Age of Ultron is over! The Age of A.I. is NOW!
Written by Sam Humphries. Art by Andre Araujo.
A new Ghost Variant and creator-owned #1 from Image hit the shelves!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
This week Speeding Bullet is proud to present…
…a Fatale Ghost Variant by Darwyn Cooke!
A new arc begins! Fatale finally arrives in modern times, as Nicolas Lash’s research from his prison cell draws out old enemies. And him with nowhere left to run!
And remember each issue contains extra content that is not available anywhere but the printed single issues!
Written by Ed Brubaker. Art by Sean Phillips.
But that’s not all from Image Comics this week….
Family comes first. But what defines one’s family?
In a dystopian near-future, government is a quaint concept, resources are coveted, and posession is 100% of the law.
A handful of Families rule, jealously guarding what they have and exploiting the Waste who struggle to survive in their domains.
Forever Carlyle defends her family’s holdings through deception and force as their protector, their Lazarus. Shot dead defending the family home, Forever’s day goes downhill from there….
Written by Greg Rucka. Art by Michael Lark.
Age of Ultron finale is here!
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The first Marvel event since the launch of Marvel NOW! is coming to an end, and it looks to send massive ripples through the whole of the Marvel Universe!
How it’ll happen is a super-secret as every issue comes polybagged to protect what is sure to be a mind-blowing ending!
AGE OF ULTRON #10
THE FINALE! The biggest secret in comics will be revealed to you!
This is an ending so confidential even the artists of this book don’t know what lies on the final pages!
A surprise so big that comic book legend Joe Quesada himself returns to the pages of Marvel Comics to draw a sequence that people will be talking about for years!
We don’t know what will happen, but we do know that Neil Gaiman’s Angela from Spawn has joined the Marvel ranks and is rumored to make her first appearance in the final pages of this issue!
Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art by Joe Quesada, Brandon Peterson & Various.
Sterling Gates returns to Speeding Bullet!
Friday, June 7, 2013
Sterling Gates is back!
The “Superman: Last Stand on New Krypton” writer, Oklahoma native, and former Speeding Bullet Comics employee will be at Speeding Bullet from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 15 to sign copies of “The Posthuman Project” No. 0, the prequel comic book for the upcoming independent film.
Check out the event page on Facebook.
That’s not the only film Gates has been involved with; he worked with screenwriter David Goyer on an online comic tie-in to “Man of Steel.”
Speeding Bullet will have copies of Gates’ Superman work, including “War of the Supermen” and “Last Stand on New Krypton” for Gates to sign as well.”
The Posthuman Project” comic and movie were written by Gates, working with Speeding Bullet Comics’ own Matt Price. For now, the only way to get the official prequel comic is at Speeding Bullet - be among the first to see the origins of the group!
Find out more about the team behind the film! The comic was drawn by Mario Wytch, lettered by the Eisner-nominated letterer Deron Bennett, and has a cover by Javier Saltares (”Ghost Rider”). Matt Saltares provides the cover colors, and Jerry Bennett (”Nadir’s Zenith”) provides a pin-up of the Posthuman characters.
The official trailer for “The Posthuman Project,” directed by Kyle Roberts and filmed in Oklahoma, was released on Friday.
“The Posthuman Project” is about teenagers who receive a genetic boost of super abilities.
The film stars Kyle Whalen, Lindsay Sawyer, Alex Harris, Collin Place, Josh Bonzie and Rett Terrell.
For more information about the film, visit posthumanmovie.com.
Gates will also be on hand to sign or talk about his recent DC Comics series, “Justice League of America’s Vibe,” and other comics from his career, including “Supergirl,” “Captain Victory” and more.
PLUS! On June 14th and 15th, Sterling will be giving comic writing workshops at FOUR Oklahoma City Metropolitan Libraries
to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of Superman and the release of Warner Bros’ newest superhero epic, MAN OF STEEL!
Check out sterlinggates.com for more info.
What is The Wake?!
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
“THERE’S SOMETHING DOWN THERE…” in Wake #1!
When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines, but quickly realizes they won’t take no for an answer.
Soon she is plunging to the depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oil rig where they’ve discovered something miraculous and terrifying…
Writer Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire, Severed) and artist Sean Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus) bring their acclaimed talents to this sci-fi/horror epic that explores the horrors of the deep, probes the origins of human history, and leaps far beyond to a frightening future.
The Green Goblin Returns!
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Someone has a superiority complex. Here’s a hint: his name rhymes with “Blotto Bloctavius.”
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #10
IT BEGINS HERE!!
It’s the perfect jumping on point as The Green Goblin returns… and Spider-Man is nowhere to be found!
But after the previous issue, can we even be sure there is a Spider-Man left to defend New York City?
There doesn’t even appear to be a Peter Parker left to fight Doc Ock’s takeover of the web-slinger!
Written by Dan Slott. Art by Ryan Stegman.
Vibe battles Batman!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A kid whose super-powers give him the potential to be the most dangerous person in the world is being cultivated by A.R.G.U.S. to be a weapon against the Justice League.
And now, Batman seems to have taken issue with this!
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #4
Why is Vibe battling Batman? Our hero is in way over his head when he’s forced to turn against A.R.G.U.S.!
Written by Oklahoma-native and former Speeding Bullet employee Sterling Gates, “Justice League of America’s Vibe” is one of the newest, most explosive additions to DC Comics’ New 52, featuring top-notch artwork from the likes of Pete Woods & Sean Parsons!
**VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT**
We’re very excited to announce the return of Sterling Gates to Speeding Bullet! Sterling will be in-store for a signing Saturday, June 15 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mark your calendars now! And pick up your copies of Vibe so you can bring them by and show Sterling some love!
12 Reasons to Die! A new Ghost Variant!
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
If you’re ever seeking revenge for your own murder, do it with panache.
TWELVE REASONS TO DIE #1
Twelve Reasons To Die is a brutal tale of gangsters, betrayal, and one vengeful soul hunting the twelve Dons who conspired his murder and all possess a vinyl record pressed from his remains!
Created by Ghostface Killah and produced by RZA, this hard-knuckled horror/crime hybrid follows multiple time lines - and multiple artists - in the quest for revenge.
More than just a comic book, Twelve Reasons To Die is also a concept album from Ghostface Killah, which was released this past April to rave reviews. The LP debuts the storylines found in the comic.
Speeding Bullet will have a rare “Ghost Variant” for this comic, available at only a handful of locations in North America!
Written by Ghostface Killah, Adrian Younge & Various. Art by Breno Tamura & Various.
Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This Saturday we’re letting you come into Speeding Bullet and walk out the door with FREE COMICS!
Free Comic Book Day is the single day during the year when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores!
Free comics this year will include The Walking Dead, Superman, Hulk: Agents of SMASH, Harbinger Wars and more! Check freecomicbookday.com for the full list.
Millar and Quitely debut new superhero epic!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
When writer Mark Millar and artist Frank Quitely collaborate, people pay attention.
Pick up the first issue of their new series from Image Comics this week to find out why!
JUPITER’S LEGACY #1
The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators Mark Millar and Frank Quitely give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by!
The world’s greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.
To check out some of Quitely’s art from the first issue, which Millar says turns into “a four dimensional psychic painting,” click here!
Monster Sale is here! And Sterling Gates returns!
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Speeding Bullet’s spring Monster Sale is finally upon us!
The sale starts with a special preview night starting at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Apr. 19! The savings will continue during regular store hours through the weekend, Apr. 20 and 21.
During the sale, back issues will be 50% off! Buy more than 50 issues and the discount jumps to 70%! Plus, all graphic novels will be 25% off!
DAILY MONSTER SPECIALS!
* Friday night: A whopping 25% off new comics!
* Saturday: An astounding 25% off toys!
* Sunday: A monstrous 50% off statues!
To scare up these savings, you’ll need a Monster Sale wristband. Wristbands are $10 at the door or free with any in-store purchase of $25 or more, now through April 19. Or, just be a subscriber in good standing!
Plus, Sterling Gates makes his return!
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICAS VIBE #3
Oklahoma’s own Sterling Gates, former Speeding Bullet employee, returns to DC Comics with “Justice League of America’s Vibe” #3, drawn by Pete Woods!
What is the one super power that is more than a match for Vibe and how can it tear the universe apart? And what does it have to do with some mystery kid?
Batman replaces Robin?!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
How can Batman cope without Damian Wayne at his side?
This week Batman and Robin becomes… Batman and Red Robin!
BATMAN AND RED ROBIN #19
On the darkest of nights, who is the one person Batman meets who could change his life forever?
And wait, what’s this? Carrie Kelley makes her first ever in-continuity appearance!
The Robin from Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns makes her debut in the New 52, and word is she’s here to stay!
Is The Dark Knight ready for someone new to take on the role of his sidekick Robin?
Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art by Patrick Gleason & Mick Gray.
Thanos thumps the galaxy!
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
What comes after Marvel NOW!? Whatever it is, it starts here!
THANOS RISING #1
The vile face left movie audiences in shock after last summer’s Marvel Studios’ “The Avengers” movie, but who is this eerily disturbing villain?
Thanos rises as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of death and destruction come from and, more importantly, what does he want?
The answers come from the incredible creative team of writer Jason Aaron (Wolverine, X-Men Origins) and artist Simone Bianchi (Wolverine, Astonishing X-Men) as they take you on journey that will not only change the course of one boy’s life…but will soon change the very nature of the Marvel Universe. Preview it!
Guardians of the Galaxy launch party!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
There’s a new rule in the galaxy: No one touches Earth! No one!!
Why has Earth become the most important planet in the Galaxy?
Find out at Speeding Bullet’s Guardians of the Galaxy Launch Party!
Pick up a copy of Guardians of the Galaxy #1 this week at Speeding Bullet and get a free Guardians of the Galaxy trading card and litho while supplies last!
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 NOW
Join the brightest stars in the Marvel universe: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and - wait for it - Iron Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening chapters of Marvel NOW!
These galactic Avengers are going to discover secrets that will rattle Marvel readers for years to come! Why wait for the movie? It all starts here!
Written by Brian Michael Bendis. Art by Steve McNiven. Preview it!
Constantine hits the big-time!
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
John Constantine. Dark magician. Trouble-maker. Hellblazer.
The star of Justice League Dark and Hellblazer finds new footing in the DC Universe and is unleashed in his all-new ongoing series!
Liar, cheater, manipulator… John Constantine is all of these, and yet he uses these skills and more to protect the world from the darkest corners of the DC Universe.
What Constantine learns in this first issue will shake the very foundations of the New 52… and only he knows how to deal with it!
Written by Robert Venditti. Art by Renato Guedes. Preview it!
Wolverine is on the hunt!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
What’s the Marvel Universe lacking nowadays? Why, a solo title featuring the life and times of everyone’s favorite Canucklehead, Wolverine of course!
WOLVERINE #1 NOW
It’s hunting season! The best there is at what he does gets an all-new ongoing title!
Pay attention very closely: there’s a mystery here that even Wolverine hasn’t sniffed out yet. When Wolverine finds himself the bargaining chip in a hostage situation, he must make a decision to save a little boy that will follow him forever…literally!
How can a berserker fight what he can’t see? And how far will he go to assert his humanity in the face of the Unknown?
Find out when superstars Paul Cornell and Alan Davis take on the Wolverine! For more info, check out this interview with Cornell for his thoughts on writing Wolverine over at Marvel.com! And you can also Preview it!
Ultron takes over!
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Just a robot, they said. Just some artificial intelligence, they said.
Well, this automaton is back, and it has world domination on it’s artificial mind. And it may have all ready pulled it off!
AGE OF ULTRON #1
For years the heroes of the Marvel Universe have lived in fear that the artificial intelligence known as Ultron would one day evolve to fulfill its desire to wipe out all organic life and take over the Earth - that day has arrived.
Now, it’s up to the few remaining heroes to band together and find any way possible to topple their new monarch. Can Wolverine, Emma Frost, Invisible Woman, Taskmaster, Beast, She-Hulk, Luke Cage, Spider-Man, and Moon Knight turn the tide? With the robotic revolution in full force, no fan can miss how Age of Ultron will ultimately change the Marvel Universe, leaving no hero or villain unscathed!
This massive 10-part Marvel Universe-spanning event is brought to you by Eisner award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and legendary comic book artist Bryan Hitch. Preview it!
The Guardians return!
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Coming to an Earth near you…
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #0.1 NOW
Move over Avengers…the Guardians got this.
Star-Lord. Gamora. Drax. Rocket Raccoon. Groot. …and the Invincible Iron Man?!
The Marvel Universe just got bigger as the legendary cosmic epic returns in the hands of superstar creators Brian Michael Bendis (Avengers, All-New X-Men) and Steve McNiven (Civil War; Old Man Logan).
In this special prelude issue meet the man behind the Guardians: Star-Lord… and discover how this child of Earth became the leader of the rag-taggiest of teams in all the Galaxy. All setting the stage for next month’s historic Guardians of the Galaxy #1. This is the start of something big, Marvel fans! Written by Bendis. Art by McNiven. Preview it!
The JLA is back!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The JLA is back, and they’re a more explosive team than ever before!
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1
The march toward Trinity War begins with part one of “World’s Most Dangerous”!
Green Lantern! Green Arrow! Catwoman! Katana! Vibe! Hawkman! Stargirl! They aren’t the world’s greatest super heroes-they’re the most dangerous! But why does a team like the JLA need to exist? What is their ultimate mission? And who is pulling the strings?
Plus: Find out why Martian Manhunter is the most dangerous of them all. Period. Written by Geoff Johns. Art by David Finch. Covers are available for all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico! Get your Oklahoma cover at Speeding Bullet!
Also, out this week…
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #1
No, that’s not a typo. Vibe stars in his own ongoing monthly title, starting with this debut issue co-written by Geoff Johns!
One of the most unlikely members of the Justice League of America ever (okay, THE most unlikely) will soon discover he’s one of the most powerful individuals on Earth. But how did Vibe get his abilities? What is the cost to them? And why does the JLA want him on the team so desperately?
Plus: We’ve seen the Red Room and the Black Room, but what is…the Circus? Written by Andrew Kreisberg & Johns. Art by Pete Woods.
The Joker has his last laugh
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
It’s the final chapter of one of the most gripping, terrifying and insane Batman-versus-Joker stories ever told!
With his back against the wall and his family’s lives on the line, what can The Dark Knight possibly do to trump the Clown Prince of Crime this time?!
This is it: The stunning conclusion to Death of the Family! Who lives? Who dies? Who laughs last? Find out as Batman and The Joker face off one last time! Written by Scott Snyder. Art by Greg Capullo & Various.
Barbara Gordon must deal with the fallout from Death of the Family in this issue that will forever change her status quo in The New 52! What does James Gordon Jr. have planned for his sister, Batgirl? Written by Gail Simone. Art by Ed Benes.
Love is in the air?
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Romance is in the air in the Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine’s Day Special #1!
The issue comes with included perforated Valentine’s Day cards for the special superheroes in your own life!
Some of the highlights of the issue:
* Wonder Woman consults Eros himself about her feelings for The Man of Steel.
* Barbara Gordon has always been too busy for romance, but could her role as Batgirl bring her back to the first guy she ever kissed?
* Following the events of Death in the Family, how can Catwoman ease Batman’s troubled soul?
* Aquaman makes waves as he treats his wife like a queen for a day.
* From the pages of Stormwatch, Apollo and Midnighter celebrate Valentine’s Day separately but with each other in mind. Who - or what - stands between them?
* Dick Grayson and the daughter of Lucious Fox meet - cute!
Comic Signing This Wednesday!
Monday, January 28, 2013
Charles Martin will appear at Speeding Bullet Comics to sign his latest book, “The Wonderboy Serials” Vol. 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on January 30, 2013.
Martin’s previous book, “The Wonderboy Serials” Vol. 1, was Speeding Bullet Comics’ best-selling prose book of 2012.
The “Wonderboy” series examines the real-world implications of an all-powerful superhero from a variety of perspectives.
“Wonderboy is a modern marvel of experimental literature,” Daniel Pool, Examiner.com.
Also, you can check out Martin’s blog at literatipressok.com!
Young Avengers freshens up Marvel NOW!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
YOUNG AVENGERS #1
Legacy isn’t a dirty word… but it’s an irrelevant one. It’s not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You’re someone. Do the math.
The critically acclaimed team of Gillen/McKelvie/Wilson (with added Norton Sauce) decide to reinvent the teen superhero comic for the 21st century, uniting Wiccan, Hulkling and Hawkeye with Loki, Marvel Boy and Ms. America. No pressure.
Young Avengers is as NOW! as the air in your lungs, and twice as vital. It’s the book that knows Hyperbole is the BEST! THING! EVER! Written by Kieron Gillen. Art by Jamie McKelvie.
Plus, check out the behind-the-scenes Young Avengers interview with Kieron Gillen over at Marvel.com!
The Joker plays his hand
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
What happens when the most sadistic, maniacal villain of DC Universe sets his crooked sights on Batman and company?
Death of the Family!
Writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo take us down another twisted trail toward The Joker’s endgame this week with…
Batman heads into his showdown with The Joker as the madman’s plan is finally revealed - in Arkham Asylum! It all lead’s into next month’s terrifying conclusion!
And in the backup story, in the midst of The Joker’s assault on Batman and his allies, get a secret glimpse into what started The Crown Prince of Crime on his horrifying journey!
But that’s not all! Check out the rest of the thrilling Death of the Family tie-ins out this week!
In this issue you are invited to the wedding of Barbara Gordon and The Joker! The entire Gordon family is on hand for the most terrifying nuptials of all time! Written by Gail Simone. Art by Ed Benes.
BATMAN AND ROBIN #16
Has The Joker broken the young Damian? Has Batman’s son met his fate at the hands of The Clown Prince of Crime? Written by Peter J. Tomasi. Art by Patrick Gleason & Mick Gray.
New Star Wars series!
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
In a comic book store very, very nearby (we mean Speeding Bullet), there is a window into a galaxy far, far away.
In other words, this week we have Star Wars #1!
This is Star Wars as you remember it… and as you have never seen it before!
Go back to those heady, adventure-filled days following the destruction of the Death Star - when the Empire ruled, the Rebels were on the run, and the galaxy was a dangerous place where anything might happen!
Dark Horse is pulling out all the stops, enlisting Eisner-nominated Brian Wood with art by the talented Carlos D’anda!
Imagine a Star Wars comic set in the period immediately after A New Hope and before The Empire Strikes Back. Now, imagine Brian Wood is writing it.
Not enough incentive? Check out an interview with Wood along with some snazzy preview pages compliments of Nerdist!
Now do you have your midi chlorians all in a tizzy? Don’t just sit there with your blast shield down!
New Avengers Assemble!
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Another week, another explosive new book from Marvel NOW!
New Avengers #1 launches this week with the very capable Jonathan Hickman (Avengers, Fantastic Four) and Steve Epting (FF, Fantastic Four) at the helm!
To prevent the collision of our universe with another, the Illuminati, led by the Black Panther, must assemble NOW!
It’s the most powerful and brilliant team in the Marvel Universe - The Black Panther, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Black Bolt, Mister Fantastic, Namor the Sub-Mariner and The Beast - against an infinite legion of parallel realities.
And did we mention that this is the same Namor who very nearly wiped Wakanda off the face of the planet during AvX? This could get very interesting!
Written by Hickman. Art by Epting. Preview it!
To read more on Hickman-penned Marvel NOW! titles, check out this interview!
And don’t forget, Speeding Bullet is bringing the latest and greatest independently published comic books on the market to your backyard just for you!
We now have a big display of the hottest indie comics in the country, and they’re all ripe for the picking! Snuggle up with a few today because it’s too cold to be running around outside unless it’s to the comic book store!