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Lo, the Order changeth, yet somehow stayeth the same…by Shawn S.

November 19, 2019 Articles
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For 37 years, in a row, there has been a fixed point in life. Impervious to even the illusion of change, it has been there, a beacon of stationary comfort in a tumultuous world. As we belong to a tribe…

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Winter Wonder Sale: A Primer for Our Best Sale of the Year!

November 13, 2019 Articles, Events
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This weekend, Friday November 15 through Sunday November 17, every one of our locations will be hosting our favorite sale of the year, the winter sale. A good way to get yourself out of those early winter blues and ready…

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BACK ISSUE TO THE FUTURE: DETECTIVE COMICS #747

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Commentary by Dan W. It’s 1999. You can’t go a day without hearing Prince’s seminal hit of the same name on the radio. (Everyone still listens to terrestrial radio.) DC’s Batman comics are in the midst of “No Man’s Land”,…

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MIKE’S GOT ISSUES!

October 23, 2019 Articles, Managers, Reviews
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Anyone that goes into the Naperville store knows this. Yet this essay will not be about my personal problems. What I want to talk about is something close to all our heart: COMICS. Coming soon in November is our Winter…

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Yes! More Mutants! By Chris V.

October 15, 2019 Articles, Reviews
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When it comes to Marvel my tastes tend to skew towards Thor, Cap, and you can inject Abnett & Lanning cosmic into my veins. One part of the Marvel universe I have stayed away from (including symbiotes, sorry, I just…

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Your love letter to comics…by JC Cunningham

October 9, 2019 Articles, Managers
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Your love letter to comics. I know what you are thinking, “shouldn’t the title be MY love letter to comics?” Admittedly this is kind of my love letter to comics, but the idea is that hopefully reading mine encourages you…

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My Top 5 Current Ongoing Series By Connor K.

October 2, 2019 Articles, Managers, Reviews
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1. Immortal Hulk In my opinion this is the best Hulk book we’ve had since “Planet Hulk”. Al Ewing and Joe Bennet have made the perfect mix of horror and super hero comics. Bruce Banner is human by day and…

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My Favorite Guy by Shawn S.

September 25, 2019 Articles, Managers
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There are three omnipresent questions in every comic guy's life and yes we both call ourselves and will answer to "comic guy". The sound of ripping tape triggers a Pavlovian response in every single one of us. Please don't tell…

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My First Comic by Pete R.

September 16, 2019 Articles, My First Comic
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To be honest, I’m not sure what the first comic I ever owned was and I’m not sure what the first comic I ever read was either. As kids my sister and I would go to the public library and…

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FFS: Fun reading with Kevin H.

September 2, 2019 Articles, Managers
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FFS, and comics. This should have a different meaning than what you’re expecting. Let’s talk about why you should love comics, why you should read comics, why you should collect comics: For Fun’s Sake. There is a derth of comic…

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