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LAKEVIEW store broken into

March 8, 2020 Articles

Unfortunately this morning (Sunday March 8th) we got a phone call that our Lakeview location (3162 N. Broadway) got broken into. I'm writing about it publicly in the hopes that someone may recognize the individual that we caught on camera,…

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11 QUESTIONS WITH MIRKA ANDOLFO

March 4, 2020 Articles, Interviews
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Leading up to her signings at our Chicago locations the week, Mirka was kind enough to sit down for a few questions about her background and creative process. For more from Mirka, check out her Twitter (@mirkand) and Instagram (@mirkand89).…

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A Brief History of Lady Death By Michael Huber

February 26, 2020 Articles
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Lady Death is a character created by Brian Pulido. Her first appearance was in Evil Ernie #1 from Chaos Comics in December of 91. She originally came from medieval times in Sweden, where she was originally known as Hope Raised…

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Graphic Novels That I Like Presented In No Specific Order Whatsoever by Shawn S.

February 17, 2020 Articles, Reviews
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From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell: I think it's the best graphic novel of all time. It's not my favorite, but it exists in an entirely different phylum than just about everything else. Odds are you've heard of…

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Five Independent Super Hero Titles you should read by Jake Pierce

February 9, 2020 Articles
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When most people think of super heroes and comics they think of Marvel and DC, which makes total sense seeing how both companies have been around for decades. I’d say most of us grew up with Marvel and DC and…

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The Unnerving Works of Junji Ito by Phil Tilecky and Julio Manzano

February 2, 2020 Articles, Reviews
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“I am writing this under an appreciable mental strain”. -- H.P. Lovecraft Back in my adolescent days, my older brother handed me two books to lessen the boredom of an in-school suspension. Coated in black with red lettering, read the…

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HELP US HELP YOU (HELP US)! by Kevin H.

January 27, 2020 Articles

HELP US HELP YOU (HELP US)! We have one job-helping you get the comics you want. There are lots of branches on that tree, but if we start with the one main goal, we’ll all be moving in the right…

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Why issue numbers haven’t mattered to me and maybe you can be free too…by Rick B.

January 19, 2020 Articles
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I know, I know how can you possibly start reading a comic book today if you don’t start with issue number 1. How will you know who’s who and what’s what? How, how, how? If I don’t start at the…

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Top 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS of 2019

January 11, 2020 Articles
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A quick look back at the absolute best selling GRAPHIC NOVELS from 2019. Note: this isn't based on our opinions, it's based on the sheer number of copies that were purchased throughout GCComics 12 store chain. In other words customers…

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Options for Television by Nick L.

January 7, 2020 Articles
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For me, there’s nothing better than seeing your favorite comics and characters come to life on the big and small screen. We’ve all been lucky to be living in this era of the Mega Marvel hit movies. Comics are everywhere,…

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