Hello! Here's the current week comic and toy releases plus upcoming sales and a money saving coupon!
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

1st Saturday in May!
MAY 7th 2022!

OPEN AT 10am!
ALSO ON FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

MEET ARTIST PAUL ALLEN!

On Saturday May 7th, Paul Allen (the artist of our paintings in the front of the store) will be doing signings of his books and artwork, and selling his crazy buttons, prints, and other nutty stuff! Come check it out, on Saturday May 7th 10am to 3pm.
CHECK OUT OUR EXTENSIVE LISTINGS ON EBAY and AMAZON!

NO SALE COUPON THIS WEEK!

DON'T MISS
FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

MAY 7th 2022!

OPEN AT 10am!
NEW THIS WEEK!!>>>>
THIS WEEK'S NEW COMICS!!

NEW COMICS ARRIVING TODAY and each week on Tuesday!

DC TITLES GO ON SALE TUESDAY AT 10AM!


MARVEL AND INDIE TITLES GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY AT 9am!

All SAVER customers will have their titles pulled as usual. All other customers, please call to reserve or stop and shop during business hours.

 LIMITED SUPPLY ON ALL ISSUES! 916-973-8973

Looking for that elusive RATIO VARIANT?
We generally have our ratio variants and other exclusives priced and ready for reservation by 5pm the day before on-sale date.

BOOM STUDIOS

DUNE THE WATERS OF KANLY #1 CVR A WARD   $4.99
DUNE THE WATERS OF KANLY #1 CVR D FOC REVEAL VAR   $4.99
JIM HENSONS STORYTELLER SHAPESHIFTERS #3 CVR A FRANY   $4.99
JIM HENSONS STORYTELLER SHAPESHIFTERS #3 CVR B MANHANINI   $4.99
MAGIC THE GATHERING #14 CVR A MERCADO   $4.99
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ONCE & FUTURE #25 CVR A MORA   $4.99
ONCE & FUTURE #25 CVR D FOC REVEAL VAR DI MEO   $4.99
ONCE & FUTURE DLX LTD SLIPCASE ED HC BOOK 01   $79.99

DARK HORSE COMICS

CRIMINAL MACABRE COMPLETE CAL MCDONALD STORIES TP (   $19.99
DAPPLED DAYDREAMS ART OF CAMILLA D ERRICO HC   $29.99
DUNE CHANI FIGURE   $59.99
JOYAMA TP VOL 01   $19.99
MOB PSYCHO 100 TP VOL 08   $11.99
SIN CITY DLX HC VOL 04 THAT YELLOW BASTARD   $100.00
SIN CITY TP VOL 04 THAT YELLOW BASTARD   $25.00
STONE KING TP   $19.99
DC COMICS


BATMAN #123 CVR A HOWARD PORTER   $4.99
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BATMAN BEYOND NEO-YEAR #2 CVR A MAX DUNBAR   $3.99
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BATMAN BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #1 Second Printing Cvr A Sean Murphy   $4.99
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JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 08 DEATH METAL   $16.99
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TAILS OF THE SUPER PETS TP   $19.99
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WORLD OF KRYPTON #6 CVR A MICO SUAYAN   $3.99
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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT COMICS
BOYS HEROGASM #1 CVR A INTRO PRICED   $0.50
DIE!NAMITE NEVER DIES #3 CVR A FLEECS   $3.99
PANTHA #3 CVR A MATTEONI   $3.99
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IDW PUBLISHING
RICHARD STARKS PARKER MARTINI ED LAST CALL HC   $99.99
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STAR TREK MIRROR WAR #6 CVR A WOODARD   $3.99
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THE TOWER TP   $19.99
TMNT ONGOING #128 CVR A TUNICA   $3.99
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TRANSFORMERS BEST OF HOT ROD ONESHOT #1   $6.99
IMAGE COMICS

DEADLY CLASS #52 CVR A CRAIG   $3.99
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FRONTIERSMAN LOCKUP SPEC   $5.99
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ANNIHILATION OMNIBUS HC DELLOTTO CVR   $125.00
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AVENGERS FOREVER #4 2ND PTG CAMUNCOLI VAR   $3.99
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CARNAGE #1 2ND PTG KUNKKA VAR   $4.99
DEFENDERS TP THERE ARE NO RULES   $15.99
DOCTOR STRANGE SORCERER SUPREME OMNIBUS HC VOL 03 DM VAR   $125.00
GHOST RIDER EPIC COLLECTION TP HELL ON WHEELS   $39.99
GIANT-SIZE X-MEN THUNDERBIRD #1   $4.99
GIANT-SIZE X-MEN THUNDERBIRD #1 CHARLES VAR   $4.99
INCREDIBLE HULK EPIC COLLECTION TP CROSSROADS   $44.99
IRON MAN #19   $3.99
IRON MAN #19 CABAL STORMBREAKERS VAR   $3.99
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JANE FOSTER TP SAGA OF MIGHTY THOR   $44.99
MAESTRO WORLD WAR M #3   $3.99
MARAUDERS #2   $3.99
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SPIDER-GWEN GWENVERSE #1 2ND PTG NISHIJIMA VAR   $4.99
SPIDER-MAN 2099 EXODUS ALPHA #1   $4.99
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SPIDEY AND FRIENDS GIVEAWAY SAMPLER #1   $0.25
SPIRITS OF VENGEANCE TP RISE OF MIDNIGHT SONS NEW PTG   $39.99
STAR WARS #23   $3.99
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STAR WARS HIGH REPUBLIC TP VOL 03 JEDIS END   $19.99
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STAR WARS OBI-WAN KENOBI #1   $3.99
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STAR WARS OBI-WAN KENOBI #1 MOMOKO JAPANESE CREATOR V   $3.99
THOR BY JASON AARON COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 05   $39.99
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WOLVERINE PATCH #1 2ND PTG SHAW VAR   $3.99
X-MEN LEGENDS TP VOL 02 MUTANT MAYHEM   $17.99
OTHER COMICS
AND GRAPHIC NOVELS
2000 AD OCTOBER 2021 PROG PACK   $26.00
78 MPH #1   $3.95
ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DUKES DAUGHTER GN VOL 08   $12.99
ACG COLL WORKS ADV INTO UNKNOWN SOFTEE VOL 15   $24.99
ACG COLL WORKS FORBIDDEN WORLDS SOFTEE VOL 15   $24.99
ADAM ETERNO HERO FOR ALL TIME TP   $16.99
ANNE OF WEST PHILLY GN   $12.99
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ARCHER & ARMSTRONG FOREVER #1 CVR A CHANG   $3.99
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ART MASTERS SERIES GN VOL 09 GEORGIA O KEEFFE   $19.99
BEYOND THE BREACH TP   $16.99
BEYOND THE FARTHEST STAR #4 CVR A RANALDI   $3.99
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BLACKGUARD GN VOL 02   $12.95
BLOOD ON SUNSET #5   $3.99
BLUE EXORCIST GN VOL2 27   $9.99
BORUTO GN VOL 14 NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS   $9.99
BUZZARD AND BONE #1 CVR A GUTIERRREZ   $3.99
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CANT STOP CURSING YOU GN VOL 03   $13.00
CARBON GREY OMNIBUS HC   $39.99
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CATS CATS CATS GN   $14.99
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CREEPY CAT GN VOL 02   $14.99
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DISNEY MONSTERS AT WORK SCREEN COMIX TP VOL 01 MEET MIFT   $7.99
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DR STONE GN VOL 21   $9.99
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HAPPY HILL #3   $4.99
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HEAVY METAL PRESENTS ARENA MODE GN   $24.95
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ISH ONESHOT   $14.99
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MAGICAL EXPLORER LIGHT NOVEL SC VOL 02   $15.00
MANGA CLASSICS SCARLET LETTER GN NEW PTG   $19.99
MEANWHILE #10   $23.95
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MISS KOBAYASHIS DRAGON MAID ELMA DIARY GN VOL 05   $12.99
MONEY SHOT TP VOL 03   $15.99
MY FIRST PANDEMIC GN   $29.99
MY ONLY CHILD HC   $26.00
ODE TO KIRITO OMNIBUS GN   $34.95
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THIRD WAVE 99 #3   $3.99
THIRTEENTH FLOOR TP VOL 03   $19.99
TOILET BOUND HANAKO KUN GN VOL 13   $13.00
TOUCHING EVIL #21   $3.99
WASTED SPACE TP VOL 05   $15.99
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WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #119   $8.99
WORLD YAXIN DAY OF UNICORN HC   $19.99
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007 MAGAZINE SIR SEAN CONNERY TRIBUTE SPECIAL   $25.99
BRICKJOURNAL #73   $10.95
CINEMA RETRO #51   $11.99
COMIC SHOP NEWS #1811   ALWAYS FREE!
COMICS REVUE PRESENTS APRIL 2022   $19.95
DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE #562   $11.99
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HOBBY JAPAN FEBRUARY 2022 #1385   $20.00
ILLUSTRATORS MAGAZINE #35   $27.99
ILLUSTRATORS SPECIAL #13 ART OF GLAMOUR HISTORY OF PIN UPS (   $45.99
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MEGAMI JANUARY 2022   $20.00
NEWTYPE JANUARY 2022 #221   $20.00
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SCARY MONSTERS MAGAZINE #126   $14.99
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STAR WARS INSIDER #210 NEWSSTAND ED   $9.99
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