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Amazing Staff Picks (02/21/2018)

Is there anything better than opening up a new, crisp comic book and then following in love with the story? We have a few new books for you to try! Here are this week's Amazing Staff Picks...

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Deathbed #1

Katie's Pick

Writer: Josuah Williamson
Artist Riley Rossmo
Colorist: Ivan Plascencia

Myth, hack, sex symbol, stark raving lunatic-all of these words have been used to describe Antonio Luna, the world's greatest living adventurer. Or at least he was until 20 years ago, when he mysteriously vanished from the public eye. Now the ninety-year-old has returned and claims to be on his deathbed. Which is where Valentine Richards, a failed novelist turned reporter, comes in. Val is hired to travel to Luna's remote castle home and uncover where the old star has been all these years, and just how much of what he says is actually true. But once Val starts to hear Luna's tale, she finds herself entering into an insane world of psychedelic violence and explosive supernatural adventure. This brand-new series is a bold collaboration between Joshua Williamson (The Flash Rebirth, Nailbiter) and Riley Rossmo (Cowboy Ninja Viking). Before it's through, they promise to take you to the Moon and back-and everywhere in between-plus some places that are totally off the map.

Have you ever been on an adventure that you could never really talk about. Because, if you did, no one would believe you? Stories. Places. Events. All things you have done and known to be true... But you will be seen as a loon if you speak on it? Those are the stories and places Antonio Luna wishes to tell before he passes. Stories that would amaze. But could potentially be too good to be true. The new Vertigo series, Deathbed #1, is on shelves now.

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Infinity Countdown Prime #1

James' Pick

Writer: Gerry Duggan
Art: Mike Deodato Jr., Frank Martin, Cory Petit

Contains 30 pages of all-new story from Gerry Duggan (Deadpool) and Mike Deodato Jr (Invincible Iron Man), with additional bonus content! This brand-new story is the beginning of the saga fans won't want to miss. The Infinity Stones. Individually, they grant their wielder great power. Together, they grant the power of a god. Newly reformed and scattered throughout the universe, these artifacts allow the ones who claim them their heart's desire. Now, as their locations are discovered, forces converge for a battle that will begin the universe down a dark path to the END. Jump onto this exciting ride that will lead to the biggest Infinity yet! Plus: The saga of the Infinity Stones-what they are and how they came to be! From creation to destruction to re-creation, this prose primer will tell you everything you need to know about the legendary cosmic gems!

Avengers Infinity War is just around the corner, hitting theaters May 4th. So would it not be nice to know the truth about the Infinity Stones? What they are. How they came to be? Now is our chance. The Infinity Stones are back and the Universe will go to war to attain them. Check out this new series from Marvel and learn the history (and the future) of the Infinity Stones.

Only a couple of books on this week's list but you can come in and we can offer you more great ideas. More comics. More new. Come in today!

New Comic Book Day (09/13/2017) - The Amazing Staff Picks

It has been awhile. We missed you! Hopefully you missed us too? Or... At least the AMAZING Staff Picks we throw your way? You do not need to wait any longer. Let's get these Picks down to business.

Heather's Pick

Umm... Everything?

Heather's Pick

Action Comics #987, the first issue of the highly anticipated 'Oz Effect'... The Realm #1... Mister Miracle #2... The Runaways #1... Harley Quinn 25th Anniversary Special... Dark Nights: Metal #2... And no many more that are not pictured. Just... Everything!

Harley Quinn Day

There are so many new and exciting titles this week, some would call it unfair! You could drown in titles. Just... Come in! Grab everything. All of it! Literally! Just come in already!

For our fellow Harley Quinn Fans! We also want to wish a very Happy 25th Anniversary to our favorite Clown Princess of Crime! And do not forget our Harley Quinn Day Event on September 30th.

Free Comics, great stories and all the Harley Quinn you could ever need! (Well... Not all. Cause we can all use a little bit more!)

Norrin's Pick

Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It #3 (of 5)

Norrin's Pick

Aw gee, Morty's on his way to stop the Council of Ricks! Morty battling just isn't right, and we've gotta stop it! That is, until he gets stopped by Beth, and her team of pocket Jerries! Swimming Jerry! Wizard Jerry! Buff Jerry! They're all here, and they're all out to stop Morty! Plus: more Pocket Mortys cards in the back of every issue!

Writer, Tini Howard (The Skeptics), and Artist, Marc Ellerby (Love the Way You Love TP: Side A), are having way too much fun and taking us for a wild ride. Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It is the mini-series we may not have deserved but we definitely needed. The series only has two issues left, which means you need to get in here and buy the issues all up.

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Winnebago Graveyard #4 (of 4)

Katie's Pick

MINI SERIES FINALE! The end is near. Christine fights to keep her family alive as Satanists attack.

That is a pretty definitive ending explanation if there ever was one. And we are saddened that it is over. Winnebago Graveyard, from horror writer extraordinaire, Steve Niles (October Faction), along artist Alison Sampson (Genesis GN), is nothing short of... AMAAAAAAAAZING! If you have not read it... Well... You need to. Like right at this very second!

Would you rather get in Trade? That is an option to! The Winnebago Graveyard Trade Paperback has a release date of 11/22/2017 and we are taking pre-orders now.

James's PIck

Ms. Marvel #22

James's Pick

Something sinister has turned every citizen of Jersey City against Ms. Marvel. Worse still, Becky St. Jude a.k.a. Lockdown, has made it her personal mission to take end J.C.'s great defender. With Becky's new sidekick's intimate knowledge of Ms. Marvel's moves, it's Kamala Khan's life that hangs in the balance...

We have said it before. If you are not reading Ms. Marvel, come in. Please! Come in and grab this sensational book. It is ground breaking in so many ways. And the story is only getting better!

Big week. Big Picks! And there are so many more unbelievable titles in store that we are happy to throw your way. So come on by! And make sure to check back here for all of our Amazing Staff Picks.

New Comic Book Day (05/24/2017) - The Amazing Staff Picks

What better way than to christen our brand new website than with its first full (well partial, we have to start slow) Staff Picks blog post! If you are looking for something new and exciting, let us lead the way.

Katie's Pick

Redneck #2

Katie's Pick

"Death and destruction have come to Sulphur Springs! With the murder of one of their own, the vampiric Bowmans are ready to wage war on anyone in their path. But will Bartlett be able to get to the bottom of things before the whole town explodes?
  
DONNY CATES (God Country) and LISANDRO ESTHERREN (The Last Contract) bring you the next chapter in this blood-soaked, Southern-fried Gothic masterpiece!"

Wait, wait! The very first Staff Pick that The Amazing Comic Shop decides to post is a #2?

Yes! Not only is Redneck #2 so fantastic that it is already sold out on a Publisher Level, but as of it's first day out on the shelf a second printing has already been announced! This series is hotter than the state it is based out of!

... Texas! It is based out of Texas! That would probably have been funnier if you had already read Redneck #1. Of which is the primary reason Katie picked it. Not only is #2 out this week, but the Second Printing of Redneck #1 also hit shelves on Wednesday! So come in and grab the issue before it is gone!

Or... If Katie has sold every copy we have in store by the time you read this... DO NOT WORRY! We take Special Orders. Come on in and make your Pre-Orders for Redneck #1 3rd Prints and #2 Second Prints as soon as possible!

James's Pick

Venom #150

James's Pick

"REUNITED, AND IT FEELS SO GOOD! 
Or, feels so bad? However it feels, Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited, and they're web-slinging their way around New York again. Featuring a host (hah!) of Venom creators from the character's near 30-year history, this  monstrous anniversary spectacular welcomes guest artist TRADD MOORE (Luthor Strode) for an oversized and brutal main story AND a lethal story featuring fan-favorite creators David Michelinie (Iron Man/The Amazing Spider-Man) and Ron Lim (Thanos: The Infinity Finale/Captain America), reunited! With questions still lingering about how the symbiote was separated from Flash Thompson, and what lies in its future now that it's reunited with Eddie Brock, this is one issue you can't afford to miss!"

What more do we have to say than "VENOM" and "EDDIE BROCK" and "MONSTROUS ANNIVERSARY SPECTACULAR"? This issue is huge! With over 50 pages of Venom, if there was only one reason to come to The Amazing Comic Shop this week, it would be to grab Venom #150!

It's Us! As POPs!

So those are our two big Staff Pick's of the week. But don't worry there are far more to come. And it will not be just two Picks in the future. Expect Staff Picks and crazy pictures from all of us at the store. And make sure to follow the in-store adventures of the little POP!'d versions of ourselves. Each week they will be somewhere new and exciting, eagerly waiting for you to come by and try their suggestions!