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Lately I've been feeling particularly grateful for this little corner of the internet, where I get to talk about things that I think are good, interesting, fun, and worthwhile. This week I'm really interested in focusing on the "fun" part of that equation, from kung fu comedies to comic book crossovers beyond time, space, and credulity. It's a weird, wonderful world out there. Let's dive right into it. One of my favourite television shows of the past two decades is the critically-acclaimed cult sitcom Community. It's an uneven ride through the show's six seasons but it's a show that combines real heart,...

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Let's do this! ADVENTURE TIME COMICS #7 ALL NEW X-MEN #17 IVX AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #23 CC  AQUAMAN #15 ARCHIE #16 AVENGERS #3.1 BATMAN #15 BLACK HAMMER GIANT SIZED ANNUAL #1 // One of the best superhero titles on the shelves today presents a special issue featuring art from Dustin Nguyen, Emi Leno, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt and Ray Fawkes, all telling stories written by series writer and co-creator Jeff Lemire. A brilliant series. If you’ve yet to check it out, definitely try this issue. BLACK PANTHER WORLD OF WAKANDA #3 BLACK ROAD #6 (MR) BLACK WIDOW #10 CAGE #4 (OF 4) CAPTAIN AMERICA SAM WILSON #18 CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE #4 (MR) CLANDESTINO...

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As I mentioned in yesterday's post, we had so many books come in I had to split the details about them all into two parts! This post features the larger portion of what came in, our new and improved cookbook section!  Just a few days ago I set up a deal to get about 400 cookbook and cooking related titles in the shop.  And they are now all processed and ready for the world. As you can see, there are a ton of new titles. As those images don't show much on the book subjects matter, here are a few...

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This week I claw myself up from illness-riddled depths, and along with me I have brought a basket of pop culture tidbits! It's a Friday The 13th miracle! [caption id="attachment_349217" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Interior page from Red Sonja #10, art by Walter Geovani and colours by Adriano Lucas.[/caption] I'm not going to lie: it was the covers that kept me away from Red Sonja for the longest time. They always struck me as...

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Oh goodness, has it ever been a week for the used book section here at the store.  All sorts of new treasures from all sorts of places.  So much so that it’s going to take me two blog posts to show you the highlights from everything!!!  What is this madness!? This post is going to focus on a new venture I dived into earlier this week, book picking. Unlike most used bookstores I don’t want to rely solely on what books come through the front door of the shop for trade or selling.  There are so many more treasures to find...

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First things first, thank you so much for a great start to the new year! With the move and everything else we went through last year, having a great end to 2016 and a dynamite start to 2017 really has us in great spirits! It also helps that comics have been amazing lately. So! As always, we have a list of new comics coming out this week along with a bit of commentary. If you're interested in any of these books, let us know and we'll place a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES ACTION COMICS #971 ALL NEW WOLVERINE #16 // It’s...

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Hey all! Jared here with this week’s new in used books! It’s been a little while since I’ve been posting consistently due to our days being closed for the holidays but I’m here to catch all you up on the exciting new stock we have in store!  I’ve been hard at work processing my GIGANTIC non-fiction acquisition from a few weeks back, plus a few other collections coming in results in a ton of new sections in store and bonkers books to show off to y’all. Science Fiction To get started we have a large amount of science fiction from the space...

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Happy 2017 everyone! We're rushing back from taking three whole days off (I know, right?) and popping these up for everyone to take a gander at. Lots of great books to kick off the new year! Let's get to it. ADVENTURE TIME #60 AQUAMAN #14 AUTUMNLANDS TOOTH & CLAW #14 (MR) AVENGERS #3 BATMAN #14 BLACK SCIENCE #27 (MR) BOX OFFICE POISON COLOR COMICS #1 // A classic independent series finds a second life with old stories presented in full colour for the first time! This was one of the first comics that brought me into the wider range of comics (beyond "superheroes") and I'm looking forward for an...

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Hello everyone! We hope your holiday season is treating you well! Just a note - this week were are open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for regular hours this week ACTION COMICS #970 AD AFTER DEATH BOOK 02 (OF 3) ALIENS DEFIANCE #8 ALIENS VS PREDATOR LIFE AND DEATH #1 ALL STAR BATMAN #5 // It’s here! Batman’s road trip to save Two Face wraps up here as Scott Snyder concludes the first story in this new Batman series alongside John Romita Jr. We’ve been describing this story as “Batman meets Die Hard” in terms of storytelling style. So much fun. ASPEN UNIVERSE REVELATIONS #5 BATGIRL #6 BATMAN...

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Greetings everyone, and welcome to another week of pop culture here at Variant Edition! A couple things right off the top, before we get to the new releases this week: Danica and Brandon watched Doctor Strange and Star Wars: Rogue One this week and would love to talk with you about it at the shop! We have some holiday hours to let you know about! Specifically, what we're doing this week and next. Take a look: Sat - Dec 24: 11am-4pm Sun - Dec 25: Closed Mon - Dec 26: Closed Tues - Dec 27: Closed (as usual) Wed - Dec 28: 10am-8pm Thurs - Dec 29: 11am-7pm Fri - Dec 30: 11am-7pm Sat -...

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