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Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s bubbled up to the surface, or a classic work that he’s finally gotten around to. Comic books, movies, television, novels, podcasts, music, Old Time Radio: there’s something for everyone. Here’s what he’s been up to this week. * * * * *   The biggest pop culture surprise for me in the...

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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles. As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES 4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK #4 (MR) AMERICAN MONSTER #6 (RES) (MR) ANIMAL NOIR #4 (OF 4) ANIMOSITY #7 (MR) AQUAMAN #23 ARCHIE #20 // Have a bit of a hangover from this week’s Riverdale season finalé? Looking for more of the gang to tie things over until...

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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles. As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES ACTION COMICS #979 AD AFTER DEATH BOOK 03 (OF 3) // The final part of this gorgeous tale from Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire will finally be here - very pleased to see how this will wrap, finally! ALL NEW WOLVERINE #20 ALL STAR BATMAN #10 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #27 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #7 AMERICA...

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Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s bubbled up to the surface, or a classic work that he’s finally gotten around to. Comic books, movies, television, novels, podcasts, music, Old Time Radio: there’s something for everyone. Here’s what he’s been up to this week. * * * * * I own a lot of comic books created by...

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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles. As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES AB IRATO #1 (OF 6) // These days we’re always game for a good far fetched dystopia story, as they kind of take our mind off of… well, the current dystopia. From the publisher: “In a dystopian future of rising sea levels, the rich...

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Every business hates to do this, but I must admit, we’ve been running a lot tighter than we'd like. Due to various reasons – work schedules, weather, hockey even – customers have been behind on picking up their files. This, combined with a few extra expenses on our end lately - the cost of bringing in Free Comic Book Day product, along with a significant leak from our ceiling that damaged product and wrecked some of our lighting - has necessitated a harder line. Brandon and I have been understanding for as long as we comfortably could, and then beyond that. It’s...

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Heya folks! It’s that time of the week again, time for me to show off some of the exciting and bonkers titles that have appeared this week on Edmonton’s newest used bookshops shelves.  But before I dive into the exciting new pics I thought I’d let you folks know I’ll be tweaking the format of this blog a bit.  Rather than just talk about the books for sale I’ll be throwing in stories as I go out into the world hunting books and giving some updates on what I’m reading with commentary and review.  The plan is to give those interested...

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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles. As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES ACTION COMICS #978 ALIENS DEAD ORBIT #1 // We’ll admit - we’re not into Aliens like a lot of folks are, but regardless, this book is going to be really, really cool for those who are into it, and those who aren’t. James Stokoe is...

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Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s bubbled up to the surface, or a classic work that he’s finally gotten around to. Comic books, movies, television, novels, podcasts, music, Old Time Radio: there’s something for everyone. Here’s what he’s been up to this week. * * * * * As a humour series crammed full of visual and...

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