FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014

Eric, Batman & Robin at Free Comic Book Day 2014

Eric, Batman & Robin at Free Comic Book Day 2014

 

Another Free Comic Book Day has come and gone here at the Westfield Comics retail locations in Madison, Wisconsin. It was a bit windy, but otherwise a beautiful day for getting some free comics and finding something good to read! We cannot thank everyone enough for coming in a making this past Saturday, May 3 such an incredible success!

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, May 7, 2014

DC's New 52 Future's End #1

DC’s New 52 Future’s End #1


Highlights This Week: After not having a new weekly series for a few years, DC Comics now has 2 of them going at the same time (and a third coming this fall). Batman Eternal is joined this week by DC’s New 52 Future’s End #1. Five years from now, the DC Universe is reeling from a war with another Earth, leaving the world unprepared for an approaching evil that threatens to destroy the future. Can a time-traveling Batman Beyond help a massive cast of the DCU’s finest avert the impending apocalypse? Find out in this new weekly series that will forever alter the direction of The New 52;

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014 at both Westfield Comics Retail Locations This Saturday!

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Come one, come all to this year’s Free Comic Book Day this Saturday, April 3. Go catch Amazing Spider-Man 2 in theaters before or after and get some FREE comics to read while your standing in the ticket line or waiting through a sea of trailers. (Although you might need a flashlight for that one)

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Bob’s News About Stuff!!!

Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier's Groo VS Conan #1 (of 4)

Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier’s Groo VS Conan #1 (of 4)

 

Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier’s long-awaited Groo VS Conan #1 (of 4) will finally be released this July and then followed by an all-new Groo the Wanderer 12-issue series!

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In-Store New Releases For Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos

Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos

 

Highlights This Week: Peter Parker’s back in the pages of the all-new Amazing Spider-Man #1. Written by Dan Slott and illustrated by Humberto Ramos, Spidey’s finally free of his symbiotic relationship with Doc Ock and just in time for the release of the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Movie this Friday, May 2. But, just like the movie, Peter must face one of the major villains in his Rogue’s Gallery in the form of a recharged and re-energized Electro;

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 

Marvel's Original Sin #0 (of 8)

Marvel’s Original Sin #0 (of 8)

 

Highlights This Week: Mark Waid and Jimmy Cheung set up Marvel’s next event with Original Sin #0 (of 8). We won’t spoil anything that hasn’t already been promoted in the book’s advertising, but basically The Watcher who we’ve known for years has been murdered and something important is stolen from him. The stolen item contains the many secrets to the Marvel Universe and the new Nova, Sam Alexander, is the sole witness to the crime. Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato will be the creative team on the rest of the mini-series when issue #1 is released on May 7;

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2014 AT WESTFIELD COMICS’ MADISON LOCATIONS

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From the world’s greatest superhero fare and new kids’ stories to out-of-this-world science fiction and horror tales, it’s that time of the year again to discover, or rediscover, the joy of reading a comic book!

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Mark Waid & Mark Bagley's Relaunched Hulk #1

Mark Waid & Mark Bagley’s Hulk #1

 

Highlights This Week: After the shocking events of Indestructible Hulk #20 last month, Mark Waid along with artist Mark Bagley (who’ve never worked together before) relaunch the Jade Giant in the all-new Hulk #1. Bruce Banner lies at death’s door and if he survives, it won’t be as the Bruce Banner we’ve known. And, how will the Hulk wreak vengeance on Banner’s assailant? The Banner D.O.A. storyline begins here;

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New In-Store Releases For Wednesday, April 9, 2014

 

The All-New Weekly Batman Eternal #1

The All-New Weekly Batman Eternal #1

 

Highlights This Week: Set in the near future, Batman Eternal #1 is the first weekly comic DC has done in a few years. A massive cast of Gotham City’s best (and worst) examines the relationship between Batman, his allies and his city and, in this debut issue, Commissioner James Gordon is caught on the wrong side of the law;

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Bob’s News About Stuff!!!

Sandman Overture #3 (of 6) Coming in July

Sandman Overture #3 (of 6) Coming in July

 

Sandman fans – put your patience hats back on! In a recent interview with CNN, Neil Gaiman stated that we wouldn’t see Sandman Overture #3 (of 6) until this July! So only a 4 month wait instead of the 5 months between issues #1 and the just-released issue #2! At least we’re seeing a little improvement!

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