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Hello everyone, and welcome to another great week of pop culture here at Variant Edition. As always, we have a lot of things to get to this week. This Friday, we have another one of our Introverts Reading Night events from 6pm-8pm. And then, we have a very busy Sunday planned, with the next instalment of Seen and Heard in Edmonton’s Podcast Meet-Up at 1pm… and we’ll have a table at Pop Culture Fair this weekend to say hello to alla’ you folks as you nab yourselves some pop culture. Truly a little something for everyone! And now… as always… here’s a list...

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Hello folks, and welcome to another week of great pop culture here at Variant Edition. The coffee is refilling our veins so it's time to get to filling your eyes with info. What follows is a list of all the new comics and such hitting our stands this week! As always, if you see something you're interested in, let us know and we'll set a copy of it aside for you. AIRSHIP ENTERPRISE #4 ALL STAR BATMAN #8 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #25 ANGEL CITY #6 (OF 6) (MR) ANGEL SEASON 11 #3 AQUAMAN #19 ARCHIE #18 BATMAN #19 BATWOMAN #1 // The first official issue of the new ongoing series is here! We've...

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Changing it up a bit, this week’s new in used books features the announcement of our March History sale for the section.  We’ve got far too many titles in our History, Biography, and Medical History sections so we are blowing them out with a 30% off sale.  We’ve marked hundreds of our titles for this sale from a wide variety of focuses throughout history.  On top of this we’ll be regularly adding more titles through the duration of the sale so check back to see what sort of new pieces of history you can discover! A fair few contemporary biographies from...

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So full disclosure: it's my birthday. I am old. Tonight I am looking forward to enjoying the company of some of the fantastic people that I am lucky to know and enjoying some delicious food and drink. But before then I thought I'd drop a quick column featuring a bunch of great pop culture offerings that I was fortunate to delve into lately. And then I will go get free birthday pancakes. With that plan in mind: let's go! [caption id="attachment_349424" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Cover to Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love #3 by Stephanie Hans.[/caption] With Deadman: Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love, DC Comics has given...

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Here at Variant Edition, we’re always looking for ways to make ordering comics easier for you – and in that spirit, we’re reintroducing the ability to add titles to your subscription file through the magic of the internet. Each and every month, we’ll be gathering a list of new title you can order and put them up on our website. Over the course of the month, we’ll be creating articles that let you know more about the product, including spotlights on titles that we’re particularly excited for. At any point in time, you can fill out the handy form included at the bottom of...

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Hello all, and welcome to another week of pop culture here at Variant Edition. Last week saw the relaunch of our store newsletter to great response - and we'll be releasing the first full version of our new weekly missive tonight, so if you haven't signed up, please do! As always, what follows is a look at all the new comics hitting our shelves this week. If you see something you want, let us know, and we'll put a copy aside for you! ACTION COMICS #975 ALL NEW WOLVERINE #18 ASTRO CITY #42 BACK TO THE FUTURE BIFF TO THE FUTURE #2 (OF 6) BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #8 CAPTAIN...

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There’s been all sorts of exciting things this week here in our Used book section from attending literary events here in the city to setting up deals that will make hunting down requests easier.  All in all a fair few interesting developments.  But there have also been new books!  We’ve got all sorts of new titles gracing our shelves, here’s some info on the highlights! RPG books A few D&D 3.5e starting books as well as one of the Vampire White Wolf titles Fighting Fantasy We stumbled into a larger collection of solo RPG books.  Done in a Choose Your Own Adventure style, all...

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For this week's column I have quite a few things that I want to talk and don't really want to leave any of them out. So I'm going to do quick reviews that (hopefully) get to the heart of why they've grabbed my interest, and then hop right out. Like a thief in the night, except instead of stealing people's valuables I'm leaving them wonderful treasures! (Also, I just realized that there's no antonym for "thief." A guard prevents theft but preventing crime is not the opposite of stealing.) And now that I have the linguistic oddities out of the way, here's what caught my attention...

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Hello everyone, and welcome to another great week of pop culture here at Variant Edition. This week is filled with some amazing comics - including quite a few extremely interesting first issues. As always, if you see something below that you might want to check out, contact us and we'll set a copy aside for you! ACTION COMICS #974 ALIENS VS PREDATOR LIFE AND DEATH #3 ALTERS #4 (MR) AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #24 CC  ASTRO CITY #41 AVENGERS #4.1 BACK TO THE FUTURE #17 BACKSTAGERS #7 (OF 8) BATGIRL #8 BATMAN 66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN 77 #2 (OF 6)  BATMAN BEYOND #5 BEAUTY #12 (MR) BELFRY (ONE-SHOT) (MR) // A brand new horror one-shot from the incomparable...

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