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- Dr Horrible
January Previews Online

We'll be entering our monthly order soon, so please update your pull requests.  You can manage your pull list  Here!
 
 RKO Army Performs Dr Horrible @ FNC
Dr Horrible Performance
Friendly Neighborhood Comics is proud to present The RKO Army in a return engagement of Dr. Horrible!

Saturday, Jan. 28th, 8:00pm.

This all-new production will delight and entertain you.


The show is free, but seating is limited. The RKO Army always plays to a capacity crowd. Arrive early for the best seats.

For more on the event, click  Here!

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All Whedonverse comics & graphic novels will be on sale during the show!

New this week: Angel & Faith #6

Written & illustrated by Friends of FNC Christos Gage & Rebekah Isaacs

A mysterious illness is plaguing the streets of London and turning everyday humans into emotionless killers. The Watcher's Files, which may be the key to unraveling this mystery, have led Angel and Faith to seek out a demon from Giles's past for answers. Meanwhile a peculiar friend and foe returns to London and to Angel's inner circle.

You can preview the issue   Here!

Z-Girl Creator Signing

Z-Girl
A centuries-old female zombie leads a unique special forces team composed of ancient Chinese warrior spirits inhabiting human hosts. Traveling the globe, Z-Girl and the 4 Tigers combat monsters, demons and devils that seek to wipe out humanity. Is Z-Girl destined to be mankind's savior...or the cause of a devastating zombie apocalypse?

Meet creators Kirk Manley and Jeff Marsick at FNC on Saturday, Jan. 28th from Noon - 4:00pm!

For more on the event, click Here!
For more on Z-Girl, click Here! 

 

Original Art Coffee House Night
Meet Artist Bob Eggleton
Eggleton Godzilla

Come see original comic book artwork in a relaxed setting. Original art dealers and collectors will be on hand to display, buy, sell & trade art. Monday, Jan. 30th, 6-9pm.

Special guest will be artist Bob Eggleton!

Bob is a Hugo award-winning fantasy/SF artist who works on both publishing projects and film concept work(such as Jimmy Neutron).

He also has a passion for landscape work, small paintings and exploring the properties of paint.

Bob may be best known to comics and horror fans for his many works showcasing Godzilla, including recent covers for IDW's Godzilla comics.

We will have Godzilla comics featuring covers by Bob available!


For more on the event, click   Here!

 

Aquaman & Justice League
Headline DC New52 This Week!

Geoff Johns continues his impressive run reinvigorating Aquaman!  Also this week, the new Justice League must figure our how to work together to face Darksied.  And one of my favorite new series I, Vampire brings the vampire war to Gotham City.

Here are the blurbs:

AQUAMAN #5 by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis

Aquaman has been left for dead in the middle of the desert! But how did the King of Atlantis find himself marooned in such a hellish environment? As Aquaman struggles to survive impossible odds, what extreme measures will he resort to in order to stay alive?

JUSTICE LEAGUE #5 by Geoff Johns, Jim Lee

Now, with the teenaged powerhouse Cyborg at their side, this group of individual heroes must somehow put their differences aside to face the terror of Darkseid!

I, VAMPIRE #5 by Joshua Fialkov, Andrea Sorrentino

The war of the vampires comes to Batman's doorstep! The Queen of Blood has deadly plans for the citizens of Gotham City, but before Andrew can stop her, he must face The Dark Knight!

 

Archie Meets KISS

New issue this week!

'Archie Meets KISS,' Part 3: 'Rock 'n Roll All Fright.'

In part three of the most historic team-up in comics, the Archies learn more about what brought the KISS members to Riverdale, and how the two groups have to unite to stop a band of monsters from turning Riverdale into a forgotten town, full of zombified teens!


We also have all covers of Parts I and II still available!

 

Jonathan Hickman Brings Us Both FF
And Fantastic Four This Week!

Jonathan Hickman's epic Fantastic Four story continues this wee with new issues of both FF and Fantastic Four.  We're in the middle of one of the great FF tales of all time. Highly recommended!

FANTASTIC FOUR #602 by Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting

FOREVER PART 3 The Kree Empire vs. the Annihilation Wave, with Earth's heroes in the middle! And Galactus returns to judge the world!

You can preview the issue

FF #14 by Jonathan Hickman, Juan Bobillo

ALL HOPE LIES IN DOOM PART 3 "Help me Doctor Doom, you're my only hope."

You can preview the issue

 

World of Warcraft Realm Qualifier

If you want a chance to call yourself the Realm Champion, you're going to have to earn the privilege to compete! Not everyone will make the grueling process to ten points, but those who do will walk into the final field of battle with their head held high. Do you have what it takes?

Starting in January, 2012 players will begin the qualification process through competing in Realm Qualifier tournaments. Each tournament awards between 3 to 10 points to each player depending on standing. Players will need to accumulate 10 points during the qualification window in order to advance to the Realm Championship tournament.


Compete at FNC on Sunday Jan. 29th, 1:00pm.

 

Scam #1 Creator Signing
Exclusive FNC Cover Available!

scam 1
 
Meet Scam #1 creator Joe Mulvey on Saturday, Feb. 4th from 11:00am - 1:00pm!

The first printing of SCAM #1, the comic book debut of writer/artist Joe Mulvey, will hit the shelves of select comic retailers on January 25, 2012.

SCAM has been described as X-Men meets Oceans 11 and involves a team of super-powered grifters on the biggest con of their lives...taking down a Vegas casino and getting revenge on a former teammate who double-crossed them.

SCAM #1 is the double-sized first installment of a five-issue mini-series, and marks the latest release from creator-owned publisher ComixTribe (The Red Ten).

SCAM #1 first printing is limited to only 777 copies, and will be exclusive in just 21 comic shops, including Friendly Neighborhood Comics!

SCAM #1 will release on January 25, the last new comic day of the month. Physical retail copies will be EXCLUSIVE to only those 21 stores for 30 days, before ComixTribe opens up wider distribution for the second printing and future issues.

Friendly Neighborhood Comics will have the "Pit Boss Upgrade"- an exclusive, store-branded cover of SCAM #1.


New Comics Wednesday! 

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January Events
- Sat 1/28/12

A centuries-old female zombie leads a unique special forces team composed of ancient Chinese warrior spirits inhabiting human hosts. Traveling the globe, Z-Girl and the 4 Tigers combat monsters, demons and devils that seek to wipe out humanity. Is Z-Girl destined to be mankind's savior...or the cause of a devastating zombie apocalypse?

Meet creators Kirk Manley and Jeff Marsick!

Check out their most recent email newsletter Here!

- Sat 1/28/12

One of our most popular events is back!

Friendly Neighborhood Comics is proud to present The RKO Army in a return engagement of Dr. Horrible!

This all-new production will delight and entertain you.

The show is free, but seating is limited. The RKO Army always plays to a capacity crowd. Arrive early for the best seats.

- Sun 1/29/12

If you want a chance to call yourself the Realm Champion, you're going to have to earn the privilege to compete! Not everyone will make the grueling process to ten points, but those who do will walk into the final field of battle with their head held high. Do you have what it takes?    
- Mon 1/30/12

Come see original comic book artwork in a relaxed setting. Original art dealers and collectors will be on hand to display, buy, sell & trade art.

Special guest will be artist Bob Eggleton!

Bob is a Hugo award-winning fantasy/SF artist who works on both publishing proj
ects and film concept work(such as Jimmy Neutron). He also has a passion for landscape work, small paintings and exploring the properties of paint. Bob may be best known to comics and horror fans for his many works showcasing Godzilla, including recent covers for IDW's Godzilla comics.  


 

Stuff of Legend
Jester's Tale #4
Arrives This Week!
The stunning conclusion!

He's fought his way to the very edge of the nightmare realm, but nothing could have prepared Jester for the ultimate challenge that awaits him next.

The battle rages off the page as Jester finally confronts his Dark past!

Th3rd World Studios is proud to present a major turning point in the continuing saga of The New York Times-bestselling graphic novel, The Stuff of Legend.