Thursday, October 31, 2013

Trick or Treat!

Zombies! Vampires! Werewolves! ... and FREE comic books! That's right, Hallowe'en isn't just about sugary snacks to rot your teeth -- you can get treats to rot your brain, too! This Hallowe'en, visit any Curious Comics location for some FREE Hallowe'en comics!

(While supplies last!)

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 30:

Adventure Time 2013 Spoooktacular #1 (One-Shot)
Avengers #22
Captain America Living Legend #2 (of 4)
Cataclysm #0.1
Damian Son of Batman #1 (of 4)
Deadpool Kills Deadpool #4 (of 4)

The Fox #1 Reg Haspiel Cvr
Game of Thrones #17 (MR)
G.I. Joe (2013-) #9
Hellraiser Annual 2013 Annual #1 (MR)
Herobear & Kid 2013 Annual #1
Infinity #5 (of 6)
Kick-Ass 3 #4 (of 8) (MR)
King Conan Hour of the Dragon #6 (of 6)
My Little Pony 2013 Annual #1
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #12
Nightwing Annual #1
Powerpuff Girls #2 (of 6)
Punisher Trial of Punisher #2 (of 2)
Saga #15 (MR)
Sandman Overture #1 (of 6) (MR)
Superior Spider-Man #20
Superior Spider-Man Team Up Special #1
Thor The Crown of Fools #1
Ultimate Comics X-Men #33
Uncanny X-Force #13
X-Men Battle of Atom #2 (of 2)

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Cataclysm #0.1

He is the Devourer of Worlds - an ancient and relentless force of unimaginable cosmic power propelled through the stars by an insatiable hunger, forever seeking out new planets upon which to feed. He is Galactus - and he is closing in on a parallel Earth whose defenders have no idea how to protect themselves against him! As the Galactus from the main Marvel Universe arrives on the Earth of the Ultimate Universe, every able hero responds... but is there really any hope for the Ultimates, or is this their final stand?

It's history in the making - and a universe in the un-making - as Galactus disassembles the Ultimate Universe! Get your first look at armageddon in Cataclysm #0.1, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, October 28, 2013

Damian: Son of Batman #1

The latest crimefighter to call himself Robin may have fallen... but as Jason Todd might tell you, that doesn't mean he's gone for good. Step into the startling future history of Damian Wayne as he takes on the mission for which he has trained his entire life... claiming the Batman's cape and cowl as his own, and carrying on his father's unrelenting crusade against crime.

As one Dark Knight falls, another rises to take his place! Find out what led up to the twisted future Gotham of Batman #666 with Damian: Son of Batman #1, out this Wednesday October 30 at Curious Comics!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

The Sandman: Overture #1

Return to the fantasy realms of Neil Gaiman's genre-defining Sandman epic with an all-new miniseries! From the birth of a galaxy to the moments leading up to his capture and long imprisonment as detailed in the original Sandman #1, this is the strange, untold story of Morpheus of the Endless - encompassing his family, friends, loves and the powerful enemies he earned along the way.

Featuring an expansive worlds-spanning tale by Neil Gaiman and art by the amazing J.H. Williams III (Batwoman, Promethea), The Sandman: Overture #1 is a comic milestone in every sense of the word. Look for your copy of The Sandman: Overture #1 when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 30!

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Universal Monsters Bust Banks

Now it's not just the state of your bank account that's terrifying... your spare change can be scary too! You know your rainy-day money would be safe in one of these Universal Monsters Bust Banks, because no potential thief would be foolhardy enough to try and tackle either of these two horrors! Featuring the famous Bride of Frankenstein as brought to un-life by Elsa Lancaster and the classic Wolfman as portrayed by Lon Chaney, these two Universal Monsters Bust Banks are exactly what you need to bring a little eerie to your economizing.

Just in time for Hallowe'en! Look for your Bride of Frankenstein and Wolfman Bust Banks when they arrive at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 30!

Friday, October 25, 2013

Meet Ron Randall at Curious Comics!

Acclaimed comics creator Ron Randall will be appearing today at Curious Comics Downtown!

The artist behind countless best-selling books and some of your favourite comic adventures of the past twenty years - including Star Wars, Predator, Batman, Venom, Deadpool & his own must-read sci-fi adventure series Trekker - best-selling creator Ron Randall will be signing books and meeting his fans at Curious Comics at 631 Johnson Street between 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM today. 

Please come on down and help us give this great artist a big Victoria welcome!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Meet Ron Randall Tomorrow!

Tomorrow's the day! Call in sick! Ditch your jazzercize class! Cancel your hair appointment! Do whatever you have to do, but be sure you make it to Curious Comics to meet comics creator Ron Randall!

The artist behind some of your favourite comics - including Star Wars, Predator, Batman, Venom, Deadpool as well as his own must-read sci-fi adventure series Trekker - don't miss your chance to meet Ron Randall when he drops by Curious Comics Downtown on Friday October 25 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM! 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 23:

Batman: The Dark Knight (2011-) #24
Beware the Batman #1
Bravest Warriors #13
Conan and the People of the Black Circle #1 (of 4)

Daredevil #32
Doctor Who Series III #14
FF #13
The Flash (2011-) #24
Indestructible Hulk #14
Iron Man #17
Justice League (2011-) #24
Justice League Dark (2011-) #24
Mass Effect Foundation #4
Massive #16
Pretty Deadly #1 (MR)
Secret Avengers #10
Superior Carnage #4 (of 5)
Superior Spider-Man Team Up #5
Superman (2011-) #24
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #28
Uncanny Avengers #13
Velvet #1 (MR)
Venom #42
Wolverine and the X-Men #37
Young Avengers #11

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Samurai Jack #1

The hero of Cartoon Network's classic animated series is back with an all-new comic series! This time, the Samurai known only as Jack will have to defeat deadly new enemies and face bizarre new challenges - including the attack of a pair of synchronized warriors who can exploit his every weakness, a strange mystery hidden in a remote village threatened by Aku's armies, and an ancient relic with the power to finally send Jack back home to his own century.

Look for your copy of Samurai Jack #1 when it goes on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, October 21, 2013

Hellboy: Midnight Circus Hardcover

The year is 1947, and the newest addition to the Bureau of Paranormal Research & Investigation - the pint-sized demonic refugee called Hellboy - has decided to run away from home. And where else would a young Hellboy go but off to join the circus? Unfortunately for Hellboy, dark forces already have him in their sights - and this will be one adventure that definitely won't turn out like he imagined.

Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo team up to reveal an untold story from Hellboy's misspent youth with an all-new original graphic novel! Look for Hellboy: The Midnight Circus Hardcover, out this coming Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation Complete Hardcover

Two different universes full of strange new worlds and lost timelines... two unstoppable cyborg races determined to crush all resistance... two legendary groups of heroes who join forces to save everything from assimilation and domination! It's the science fiction team-up fans have been dreaming about for decades - when Captain Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise stand next to the mysterious traveler in time and space known only as the Doctor to save two universes from the combined threat of the Borg and the Cybermen!

Look for the Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation Complete Hardcover - collecting the entire reality-hopping adventure series - when it goes on sale this Wednesday at Curious Comics!

Saturday, October 19, 2013

My Little Pony x 3

My Little Pony fans are in for a triple treat this week with the release of three new MLP collectibles! The new 16OZ Friendship is Magic Travel Mug is the perfect portable choice for Pony enthusiasts on the go, while the more unhurried fan can kick back with a 12OZ Rainbow Dash Mug wrapped around his or her beverage of choice. But either way, no MLP devotee will want to be without a copy of My Little Pony: Pony Tales Volume 1, the new softcover collecting comic stories featuring Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie and more.

Look for all these My Little Pony collectibles when they arrive at Curious Comics this coming Wednesday!

Friday, October 18, 2013

Joker: Death of the Family HC

In the wake of his horrific disfigurement one year ago, some might have hoped that the long and bloody career of the world's most feared homicidal maniac had come to an end... but those people are about to be proven wrong. The Joker is back and more terrifying than ever, and he has a deranged new plan to make the Dark Knight's life a living hell...

Collecting stories from Batman, Batgirl, Detective Comics, Nightwing, Catwoman & more, look for your copy of the giant Joker: Death of the Family Hardcover, out now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake TP

Here comes the latest adventure for the unstoppable team of Fionna & Cake - straight from the ridiculously popular animated series to the top of your comics reading pile! The sinister Ice Queen is up to her old tricks - and that means no one in the Land of Aaa will be safe until fearless adventurers Fionna & Cake straighten her out. Featuring the Flame Prince, Marshall Lee, Prince Gumball and more characters from Adventure Time's fan-favourite alternate universe, look for your copy of the Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake TP, out now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 16:

Adventure Time #21
Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake TP

Avengers Assemble #20
Batman '66 #4
Batman and Robin (2011-) #24
Batman/Superman (2013-) #4
Batwoman (2011-) #24
Black Beetle No Way Out Vol. 1 HC
Conan the Barbarian #21
Fantastic Four #13
Forever Evil Rogues Rebellion #1 (of 6)
Guardians of the Galaxy #7
Hawkeye #13
Imagine Agents #1 
Indestructible Hulk Special #1
Justice League of America (2013-) #8 
New Avengers #11 
The Shadow #18 
The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights #4 (of 5) 
Star Trek Khan #1 
Superior Spider-Man #19
Uncanny X-Men #13
Wolverine Max #12 
Wonder Woman (2011-) #24
The X-Files: Season 10 #5
X-Men: Legacy #18

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Black Beetle: No Way Out HC

A massive explosion - taking out two of Colt City's most powerful mob bosses and dozens of their lieutenants in a single brutal instant - marks the beginning of one of the strangest cases in the Black Beetle's vigilante career. Who is the criminal mastermind known only as Labyrinto? Could a zombie mobster really be calling the shots from beyond the grave? The Black Beetle is determined to find out... if he lives that long!

From the mind of Francesco Francavilla - artist of last week's best-selling Afterlife With Archie zombiefest - comes some two-fisted costumed vigilante justice, served up just the way you like it! If you missed out on the Black Beetle the first time around, this is your chance to catch up - look for the Black Beetle: No Way Out Hardcover, out tomorrow at Curious Comics!

Monday, October 14, 2013

Holiday Hours at Curious Comics

All Curious Comics locations will be open Monday October 14 from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Have a great Thanksgiving, everyone!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Uglydoll Universal Monsters Plush Assortment

Icebat, Ox, Babo and the rest of the Uglydolls gang get into the spirit of Hallowe'en with this awesome new Universal Monsters series of full-size 11-inch plushes! Dressed up as Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster and his Bride, the Mummy, the Wolfman, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon, this spooky bunch of Uglies is all set to head out Trick-or-Treating.

Look for the Uglydoll Universal Monsters Plush Assortment, out now at Curious Comics!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Ron Randall is coming to Curious Comics!

Acclaimed comics creator Ron Randall is coming to Curious Comics! Artist of countless best-selling comics including Star Wars, Predator, Aliens, Batman, Deadpool, Venom & many more - not to mention writer & artist of his own sci-fi adventure series Trekker - Ron Randall has been delivering the visuals for your favourite comic adventures for more than twenty years. Now you can meet him in person when he drops by Curious Comics on Johnson Street to sign autographs and meet his fans!

Please help us give this great artist a warm Victoria welcome - come to Ron Randall's comic signing at Curious Comics Downtown on Friday October 25 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM! 

Friday, October 11, 2013

Star Trek Ceramic Travel Mug

Whether your beverage of choice happens to be Romulan Ale, Klingon Bloodwine or just a plain old garden-variety coffee to go, this mug is essential field equipment for any away team! Featuring a ceramic body with a silicone lid in command-approved department colours, this high-quality mug has also been stamped with the famous Starfleet delta - making it the perfect style choice for the Earth-bound interstellar traveller on the go.

Look for your own Star Trek 12oz  Ceramic Travel Mug, out now at Curious Comics!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Batman #24

After years of intensive training, Bruce Wayne has returned to the city of his birth, seeking a way to channel his anger and turn the next chapter of his life into something extraordinary. Trying to find his path, he has met with opposition from his trusted advisor Alfred Pennyworth, his uncle Phillip Kane, the murderous Edward Nygma... but as he chases down the mysterious Red Hood Gang, the Dark Knight will reach a turning point in his life and career as a vigilante - one that will shape everything that is to come!

The best-selling Zero Year continues with a double-sized Part Four in Batman #24 - out now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

New Today at Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 9:

Adventure Time: Candy Capers #4 (of 6)
Afterlife With Archie #1
Astonishing X-Men #68
Astro City (2013-) #5
Avengers A.I. (2013-) #4
Avengers Arena #16
Batgirl (2011-) #24
Batman (2011-) #24
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #19
Batman Lil Gotham #7
Buck Rogers In 25th Century #2 (of 4)
Captain America #12
Coffin Hill #1 (MR)
Deadpool #18
Dexter #4 (of 5)
Doctor Who Varsity, Crew & Argyle Socks

Elfquest Special Final Quest (One-Shot)
Forever Evil Arkham War #1 (of 6)
Ghostbusters (2013-) #8
Infinity #4 (of 6)
Magic the Gathering Theros #1
Nightwing (2011-) #24
Shaolin Cowboy #1
Sons of Anarchy #2 (of 6) (MR)
Superman Wonder Woman #1
Thor: God of Thunder #14
Three #1
Transformers Robots In Disguise #21
Triple Helix #1 (of 4)
Ultimate Comics X-Men #32
Uncanny X-Force #12
The Walking Dead #1 (MR) 10th Anniversary Ed
The Walking Dead #115 (MR)
The Walking Dead Tyreese Special Special (MR)
Wolverine #10
X-Men #6

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

Click here for the complete list!

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Walking Dead Midnight Release Party

Rick and the rest of his band of survivors thought they had finally found a safe place to build lives for themselves in a walled community - but that was before Negan and his ruthless Saviors turned up. Facing extortion backed up with acts of brutal violence, Rick and his friends have had to tread carefully to avoid losing everything to this new threat... but all that's over now. Now, Rick is ready to make his move... and now is the time for All Out War.

The best-selling zombie epic launches its most ambitious storyline yet with Walking Dead #115 - and to celebrate, Curious Comics is hosting a Midnight Launch Party - the only one on Vancouver Island! Come to Curious Comics Downtown between 12 midnight and 1:00 AM tonight to get your hands on the extremely limited Party Variant Cover - a true collector's item for zombie fans! See you there!

Monday, October 7, 2013

Afterlife With Archie #1

It's Archie, Betty, Veronica and the gang from Riverdale High as you've never seen them before - fighting for their lives as a zombie apocalypse sweeps the world! Can Sabrina the Teenage Witch summon up a spell to turn back the tide of hungry zombies - or will Zombie Jughead's insatiable appetite be turned on his old pals?

This is the moment we've all been waiting for... when Zombie Jughead arrives at the doors of Curious Comics! Don't miss out on the comic everyone will be talking about by Thursday - get your Curious Comics Variant copy of Afterlife With Archie #1 this Wednesday October 9!

*Sorry kids! Suggested for mature readers.

Please note: Afterlife With Archie #1 will not be available at the Walking Dead Midnight Release Party, but will go on sale during regular hours on Wednesday October 9.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

The Zombies Escape at Midnight!

A horde of relentless undead have been spotted heading for Curious Comics, so you all know what that means... it's zombie party time! 

With Walking Dead #115 comes the first issue of 'Total War', the most ambitious story in Walking Dead history... and to kick off this zombie epic, our downtown shop will be open from 12 midnight Tuesday October 8 to 1:00 AM on Wednesday October 9 for a zombie-riffic Midnight Release Party! 

Even better, Afterlife With Archie #1 - the opening chapter of Archie Andrews' first ongoing mature readers horror series - arrives the next day, wrapped up in a limited Curious Comics Variant cover!

Don't miss out - be at Curious Comics Downtown at 12:00 midnight on Tuesday October 8 for the Walking Dead Zombie Release Party, and come back on Wednesday October 9 for your copy of Afterlife With Archie!

*This post has been adjusted to show the correct release date for Afterlife With Archie #1.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

ElfQuest Special: The Final Quest

Over the last thirty years, the band of elves called the Wolfriders have been through astonishing adventures and endured terrible darkness - and through it all, they have been guided by what they know as The Way and their place in the circle of life on the World of Two Moons. But as a bloodthirsty new enemy rises, their connection to that world is shaken in a way they never would have thought possible... and the Final Quest to end all their adventures begins.

The last chapter of the epic fantasy adventure beloved by generations of comic fans begins here! Look for your copy of ElfQuest Special: The Final Quest when it arrives at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 9!

Friday, October 4, 2013

Digital Comics Pick of the Month: Vampire Hunter D

In the distant future, the ravages of war have left a diminished humanity scraping out a meagre existence in the midst of a terrible new Dark Age... one administered by a ruling class of the hungry undead. Reawakened after countless centuries, this world now belongs to the ruthless Nobility - vampire lords who govern the peasantry according to their terrible whims and bloody appetites. But there is one who is not afraid of the hunger that feeds by night. A half-breed dhampir, cursed and feared by living and undead alike, the Vampire Hunter known only as D wanders the shattered countryside, and - calling on dark and mysterious powers of his own - exacts his own personal vendetta against the sinister masters of this shattered world.

Already a best-selling series of novels and two legendary anime films, the manga adaptation of Hideyuki Kikuchi's Vampire Hunter D saga is a stylish way to set the mood for your Hallowe'en! Head on over to the Curious Comics Digital Store to check out the Vampire Hunter D Manga Series - as well as a huge selection of other comics and graphic novels available at the click of a button! Click here, sign up and grab yourself a few Hallowe'en treats today!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Star Wars: Clone Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Vinyl Bank

He helped save Naboo from the Sith... he saved Utapau from a Confederate occupation led by the ruthless General Grievous... he saved the children of Anakin Skywalker from their own father after he fell to the Dark Side... surely he can be trusted to save your spare change! Obi-Wan Kenobi, member of the Jedi Council and seasoned General of the Grand Army of the Republic, is a perfect fit for your bookshelf, end table or computer desk with this new Clone Wars Animated Series-styled bust and fully functional piggy bank.

The Force is strong with this one! Look for your Star Wars: Clone Wars Animated Series Obi-Wan Kenobi Vinyl Bank, out now at Curious Comics!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

New Today @ Curious Comics

Highlights of New Arrivals Expected at Curious Comics on Wednesday October 2:

Action Comics (2011-) #24
Adventure Time 7-in Fan Fave Princess Bubblegum Plush

Adventure Time Tin Tote Gift Set
All-New X-Men #17
All New X-Men Special #1 Special
Batman Black & White #2 (of 6)
Bushido #1 (of 5)
Detective Comics (2011-) #24
Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #9 (of 12)
Earth 2 (2012-) #16
Fantomex Max #1 (of 4) (MR)
Green Arrow (2011-) #24
Green Lantern (2011-) #24
Hunger #3 (of 4)
Iron Man #16
Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1 (of 5)
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #1
Mighty Avengers #2 Inf
Occultist #1 (of 5)
Savage Wolverine #9
The Shadow Now #1 (of 6)
Spawn #236
The Superior Foes of Spider-Man #4
Swamp Thing (2011-) #24
Witching Hour #1 (MR)

Please note: not all items may be available at all three stores. Ask a staff member for details.

Click here for the complete list!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1

The Lizard. Electro. The Sandman. Mysterio. In his long career as a crimefighter, Spider-Man has faced them all - and defeated every one of them. But when master manipulator Arcade sets all of these super-villains - in addition to a staggering ninety-five more - on the webheaded wallcrawler's case at the same time, even Spider-Man will find it a challenge to make it to the end of the day in one piece!

He might be Superior over in the main Spidey title... but in this Marvel Knights miniseries, Peter Parker is still Amazing! Look for your copy of the flashback Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1 when it goes on sale tomorrow at Curious Comics!

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