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Nerd Block Classic – February ’16 Block!

20 Jan

What does Nerd Block Classic have in store for their February block?  You apparently cannot have too much Deadpool….

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Subscribers should brace themselves, because Deadpool is hitting February’s Nerd Block Classic like a tonne of Chimichangas!

The Merc with a mouth is taking over and bringing an exclusive Deadpool item that we’ll be shipping to subscribers across the world this February! Knowing Deadpool, we expect there may be another surprise to be found too!

February’s Nerd Block Classic is full of super surprises, including one that should please fans of the Dark Knight!

There are plenty more surprises in store for subscribers, including one from the Mushroom Kingdom and a little something that might remind you of running from time-traveling robots determined to prevent your future!

And remember, every Nerd Block Classic subscriber is eligible to win February’s Monster Block Giveaway!

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A PS4 console, “Far Cry Primal” for PS4, “Lego Marvel Avengers” for PS4, “Street Fighter V” for PS4, a “Mortal Combat” triple feature Blu-ray and a “Street Fighter II” Blu-Ray!

Nerd Block Classic is $19.99 US plus S&H, less for longer-term subscription plans!

4-Colour Forward: Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Dec. 9/15

7 Dec

Time for another go checking out what’s new in your local comic shop this Wednesday, December 9/15!  To see the complete list from PREVIEWSworld, click here!


The Massive: Ninth Wave #1 – Dark Horse – $3.99

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In the pages of The Massive, Ninth Wave was struggling to repair a broken world. But before that, they were the preeminent global environmental-rescue unit, taking on criminals, polluters, politicians, and rogue states. The Massive: Ninth Wave tells these stories in a stylish, high-action, done-in-one format, reuniting the entire creative team from the original series.

Check out a 6-page preview here!


Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (of 6) – DC Comics – $3.99

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DC Comics and IDW team up for the crossover you never saw coming as two of the greatest entertainment icons meet for the first time! In Gotham City, a series of deadly raids leads Batman to believe he’s up against a group of highly trained ninjas known as the Foot Clan! Somehow, they’ve crossed over to another dimension and are determined to take advantage of the situation while looking to get back home. But they haven’t come alone: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are hot on their trail. Get ready for excitement as heroes and villains from both worlds clash and team up in an epic battle that threatens the very fabric of reality!

Written by James Tynion IV with art by Freddie Williams!


The Dark Knight III: Master Race #1 (of 8) Collector’s Edition HC – DC Comics – $12.99

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This oversized hardcover collects both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #1 at the same size!

Now you can read the “Atom” story full-size!  Ironic, no?  Yes?


Detective Comics #47 – DC Comics – $3.99

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LOCKED UP! In Robin War” part 3, the GCPD cracks down on the Robins, Batman must choose sides-and the mysterious Court of Owls stands behind it all pulling the strings!

“Robin Wars” #1 began this crossover, with “Grayson” #15 as part 2, “Detective Comics” part 3.  “Gotham Academy” #13 and “Red Hood/Arsenal” #7 are also tied in to the overall story.


Harley Quinn HC Vol. 3: Kiss Kiss Bang Stab – DC Comics – $24.99

Harley was certain she could have it all. She could be the world’s best landlord, protect Coney Island from the scum of the Earth, woo Mason Macabre, work her day job as a psychiatrist, volunteer at the puppy shelter…but that’s a lot of spinning plates, and eventually they’re bound to start breaking! What happens when a psychopath cracks up? Is it possible for Harley to go even more insane?! Don’t miss this big helping of Harley from HARLEY QUINN #14-16, ANNUAL #1, VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL #1, and HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1!

The trade paperback for Vol. 2, “Power Outage”, is also out at $16.99!


Back to the Future #3 – IDW – $3.99

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WEDDING BELLS AND CROSSED TIMELINES! Marty McFly’s parents were destined to marry-whether he went back in time or not-but without his intervention, did the wedding cake taste as sweet? Plus, Doc and Marty weren’t the only pilots the DeLorean ever had. Biff Tannen took a trip, too-and 1955 wasn’t his only destination!

The first issue is also re-released with a second printing this week!


Mickey & Donald Christmas Parade #1 – IDW – $5.99

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It’s a ho-ho-humongous collection of Disney Yuletide tales! Mickey and Uncle Scrooge battle Pegleg Pete and the Beagle Boys in “The Christmas Caper!” Then Daisy, Donald and Gladstone have a not-so-jolly holiday in “Christmas Clubbing”-and Super Goof returns for spacescape shenanigans in “Interstellar Santa!”

IDW continues the tradition of the Walt Disney Christmas Parade annual collections!  Also out this week, “Mickey Mouse” #7!


The Walking Dead #149 – Image – $2.99

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The devil on your shoulder.


We Stand on Guard #6 (of 6) – Image – $2.99

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The smash-hit miniseries reaches its epic FINAL ISSUE with explosive battles and shocking revelations… but how will things end for the Great White North?


Gwenpool Special #1 – Marvel – $5.99

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•  She-Hulk throws a holiday party and invites the entire Marvel U!
•  Deadpool teams up with both Hawkeyes – Kate and Clint – to…stop a pickpocket?!
•  Ms. Marvel takes on her most dangerous threat yet: the holiday blues!
•  And then there’s the reason for the season(al special): GWENPOOL!
•  Yup, you read that right – Gwen. Pool. C’mon, you know you’re curious.

Click here for a 6-page preview!

Hawkeye HC Vol. 2 – Marvel – $34.99

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Matt Fraction and David Aja’s Eisner Award-winning reinvention of the arrowed Avenger concludes! Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York and Clint Barton – but she can’t escape trouble, because Madame Masque is hanging out poolside! As Kate helps a reclusive artist find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean tries to kill her again. Meanwhile, back in New York, Hawkeye is reeling from recent events. And just when Clint’s rock bottom couldn’t arrive fast enough, his brother shows up. After a lifetime of bad decisions, Clint and Barney Barton realize they’ll have to save one another – if they don’t kill each other first. And when Clown and the Tracksuit Draculas lay siege to their building, it doesn’t go well! Read this book, bro! Collecting HAWKEYE (2012) #12-22 and ANNUAL #1.


Scarlet Witch #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Witchcraft is broken – and the SCARLET WITCH is on a journey across the globe to fix it. From the back alleys of Manhattan, to the serene Greek Isles, to the bustling streets of Hong Kong, Wanda will have to face down her foes and find out who her true friends are. But as Wanda solves magical crimes and pieces witchcraft back together, the most important question remains: Who is the mastermind that broke it in the first place? Written by Eisner Award winner JAMES ROBINSON, with covers by Eisner Award winner DAVID AJA with the first issue drawn by fan-favorite VANESA DEL REY!

Click here for a 6-page preview!


Secret Wars #8 (of 9) – Marvel – $3.99

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Chartbusting creators Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic march toward the end of their grand saga as the final battle against God Doom rages on! Battleworld teeters on the brink. The Shield has fallen. Armies march on Doomstadt. As Battleworld gives way to a new Marvel Universe…no one will come out the other side unscathed, if they come out at all. Who lives? Who dies? Find out when the penultimate chapter!

A 3-page preview awaits you – click here!


Star Wars Annual #1 – Marvel – $4.99

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•  Galactic espionage hits the Empire – hard!
•  Haarkon Dak has been undercover in the Imperial bureaucracy for years…
•  …but now, he’s the only chance to save Rebel sympathetic senators!

This is the 6-page preview you’ve been looking for.

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #16 – Titan – $3.99

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It’s the 2015 Doctor Who Holiday Special! When a mysterious Christmas card materializes on the TARDIS console, Clara and the Doctor are pulled into an interdimensional adventure of astoundingly festive proportions! Packed with impossible sights and nigh-insurmountable stakes, this special issue also contains puzzles and games woven into the story!


Escape From New York TP Vol. 1 – Boom! – $14.99

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Snake Plissken is back! Picking up right at the end of the cult classic film, Snake heads south to get away from it all, but trouble follows him to Florida where a militant family leads an attempted secession from the rest of the U.S.! Collects issues #1-4.

Rachel Rising #38 – Abstract Studios – $3.99

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Rachel and Zoe have teamed up with Lilith to find and catch Malus. They soon discover that finding the elusive demon is one thing, catching him is another. The gloves come off in this new, hair-raising issue of America’s favorite horror comic!

Street Fighter Unlimited #1 – Udon Entertainment – $3.99

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Street Fighter monthly comics are back! Gearing up for the release of Street Fighter V in 2016, UDON launches an all-new monthly comic book series that will pack in more adrenaline, more battles, and more characters than ever before! A new era for the undisputed king of fighting games begins here!

Click here for a 10-page preview!


We Can Never Go Home TP Vol. 1 – Black Mask – $9.99

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The story of two teenagers, a mixtape, a stolen car, a fully loaded .45, strange abilities, dead drug dealers, and their money. A dark and modern story about getting lost and finding yourself on the backroads of America. Collecting We Can Never Go Home #1-5.

Dorbz Ridez: 1966 Batmobile Vinyl Figure – Funko – $29.99

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Atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed! To the Batmobile – with this stylized vinyl recreation of the world-famous vehicle, which comes complete with a 3″ tall 1966 Batman Dorbz-styled vinyl figure.

Pop! Saved By the Bell Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99 each

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Class is back in session at Bayside High School with these 3-3/4″ tall stylized vinyl figures of Zack, Kelly, A.C., Lisa, Jessie and Screech.

Pop! Bob’s Burgers Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99 each

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It’ll be just like dining on Ocean Avenue every day when you welcome these 3-3/4″ tall stylized vinyl figures of Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene and Louise into your home.

What will you be getting this week?









4-Colour Forward: Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Nov. 25/15

23 Nov

Welcome back to another award-avoiding look at the new comic books and collectibles coming to your local comic book store Wednesday, November 25/15!  If you want to see the entire list of new goodies coming out, click here!

Previews #327 December 2015 – Diamond Publications – $3.99

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Available directly from your comic shop, get a look ahead as to what’s coming in the month of February 2016!

Fight Club 2 #7 – Dark Horse Comics – $3.99

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Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart continue the story where the movie left off!

Batman: Endgame: Director’s Cut – DC Comics – $5.99

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Perfect for the budding artist or writer, this presents the “Endgame” finale reprinted with artist Greg Capullo’s pencils and the original script by Scott Snyder!


Dark Knight III: Master Race #1 (of 8) – DC Comics – $5.99

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This will be THE book to get this week!  Writers Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello, along with artist Andy Kubert and inker Klaus Janson bring you the first part of a new epic!

Flash by Geoff Johns Vol. 1 TP – DC Comics – $24.99

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If you’re loving “The Flash” on the CW, you’ll love this!  Collecting the beginning of writer Geoff Johns’ unforgettable run, “The Flash” #164-176 and “The Flash: Iron Heights” #1!

Omega Men #6 – DC Comics – $2.99

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Tom King and Barnaby Bagenda are getting the chance to tell their story the way they wanted to (thank you, Social Media!), so join in and pick up this issue!

Saga #31 – Image Comics – $2.99

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“Saga” returns from its’ break with a great jumping-on point, as the story jumps ahead to Hazel’s new life…in kindergarten!

Darth Vader #13 – Marvel – $3.99

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The second of six parts of the “Vader Down” crossover is presented here!  It’s Vader versus the Rebels!

Silk #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Silk is back!…and now working with Black Cat?

Archie #4 – Archie Comics – $3.99

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Artist Fiona Staples may be back doing her “Saga” gig, but the rebooted “Archie” book is in good hands with artist Annie Wu!  Finally, the “lipstick incident” is revealed!

The Pitiful Human Lizard #2 – Chapter House Publishing – $3.99

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Continuing the reprints of the original self-published issues by creator Jason Loo!  Is that former Toronto mayor Ro…..naaahhh, can’t be!  It says right in the word balloon that it’s “Rabb the Malevolent”!  Still think it’s Rob Ford though…

Walt Disney’s Uncle Scrooge HC Box Set: Only a Poor Old Man and The Seven Cities of Gold – Fantagraphic Books – $49.99

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This boxed set collects two of Fantagraphic Books’ Duck albums, “Only a Poor Old Man” and “The Seven Cities of Gold”!  Separately, you’d be looking at around $30 each, so this is a great deal for two fantastic collections of Carl Barks’ works!

Venom: Space Knight – Marvel – $3.99

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Flash Thompson in space!  An Agent of the Cosmos!

Jessica Jones: Alias TP Vol. 3 – Marvel – $19.99

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If you’ve just powered down all the episodes of “Marvel: Jessica Jones” on Netflix, check out the source material!  Here’s the third volume which collects “Alias” #10 and #16-21!

Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series Vol. 1 HC – Abrams Comicarts – $24.95

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Take a look back at the original run of Topps’ “Star Wars” trading cards issued in 1977!  All five classic trading card series are being reprinted in book form in a deluxe volume of 516 pages.

The Legend of Zelda: Link on the Crimson Loftwing Statue – First 4 Figures – $489.00

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Do you know what you want for Christmas now?  I do!  The entire piece measures 26″ by 22″ by 25″, making it the perfect center piece to any collection and an absolute must-have for any Zelda collectors. It’s sculpted from polystone resin, with all of the finer details finished and painted by hand, resulting in a truly stunning, individual product.

Pop! Walking Dead Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99/ea

Season 6 of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” gets represented with these new Pop!’s of Rick Grimes, Morgan, Abraham and Michonne!


With Christmas around the corner there’s certainly lots of goodies here that could find their way under your tree!  So what will you be getting this week?


















4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Sept. 30/15

28 Sep

September’s almost over, but the want…nay, the NEED to collect remains strong!  Yea verily, ’tis the weekly column that telleth you what cometh in thy local comic stores on Wednesday, September 30!  To view upon the list with thine own eyes, seeketh this link!  And I promise I’m done with the Holy Grail talk!

—– Batman Annual #4 – DC – $4.99 —–

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Can Bruce Wayne ever really escape from the shadow of the Dark Knight?  You may think this Annual will provide some answers, but more likely it’ll produce more questions….

—– Justice League #44 – DC – $3.99 —–

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So far “The Darkseid War” has been pushing our heroes to their limits!  Looks like Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok are taking things to the next level!

—– Sandman: Overture #6 (of 6) – DC – $3.99 —–

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The final issue of this series features the grand finale of OVERTURE, leading into the Sandman’s first journey!

—– Southern Bastards HC Vol. 1 – Image – $29.99 —–

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If you haven’t read an issue of Jason Aaron and Jason Latour’s “Southern Bastards”, this hardcover collection contains the first eight issues!  Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin’ Rebs football team and more bastards than you’ve ever seen!

—– The Walking Dead HC Vol. 12 – Image – $34.99 —–

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Speaking of collections, if you have the first eleven hardcover collections of “The Walking Dead”, you’ll definitely want the twelfth!  Collects “The Walking Dead” #133-144!

—– Archie #3 – Archie – $3.99 —–

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Mark Waid and Fiona Staples continue their re-imagining of an American classic!  The #lipstickincident and the Lodges loom large in this issue!

—– Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor: Year 2 #1 – Titan – $3.99 —–

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Titan Comics continue their excellent versions of the Doctor, the Tenth now into “Year 2”!

—– Clerks Select B&W Action Figures – Diamond Select Toys LLC – $24.99 each

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Awesome figures based on Kevin Smith’s classic “Clerks”!

—– DC Mopeez Plush Figures – Funko – $8.75 each —–

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It’s a plush cuddly moping Harley Quinn!  That’s why they’re called “Mopeez”!  It all makes sense now!  Choose from Harley, Batman, Superman, and others!

—– Pop! X-Files Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99 each —–

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I saw these in the store last week – The Cigarette-Smoking Man, along with Fox Mulder and Dana Scully!  There goes my paycheque!  Groceries and eating are soooo over-rated anyway….

—– Star Wars: Chewbacca Fleece Robe – Pinnacle International – $84.99 —–

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It’s a bath robe!  It’s Chewbacca’s hide!  No, it’s both!

—– Vinyl Idolz Dodgeball Vinyl Figures – $19.99 each —–

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Vinyl figures based on 2004’s “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story”?  Sure!  Choose from Peter La Fleur (above) or White Goodman!

What will make you part with your hard-earned money this week?

4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Sept. 23/15

21 Sep

This week, comics, collectibles, and TV shows compete for your hard-earned (yet easily-spent) dollar!  It’s what’s coming in comics and collectibles Wednesday, September 23!  If you would like to see the full list of product coming this week, click here!

—– The Flash: Season 1 – Available on DVD and Blu-Ray/Digital HD Tuesday September 22/15 —–

Face it, this is a must-buy for a couple of reasons.  First, it’s arguably the best comic book show on TV right now.  Second, it’s broadcast on The CW in the States, and a lot of people don’t have an HD-broadcasting CW station in their area.  Now you can see just how awesome this show looks in the best quality possible!

—– The Arrow: Season 3 – Available on DVD and Blu-Ray/Digital HD Tuesday September 22/15 —–

Another must-buy, for the “Flash” crossovers, as well as supporting actor Stephen Amell (“Oliver Queen/Arrow”), who is just as awesome in real-life as he is on the show, if not more so!

—– Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 2 Available on DVD and Blu-Ray/Digital HD Tuesday September 22/15 —–

More superhero mayhem from the mighty folks at Marvel!  Season 2 embraced the Marvel Universe more than the initial season, making this set a lot more exciting!

—– Joker: Endgame HC – DC Comics – $29.99 —–

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Last week the graphic novel to get was Batman Vol. 7.  This week, all the “Endgame” stories are put together in one collection!  You get Batman #35-39, Batman Annual #3, Gotham Academy: Endgame #1, Batgirl: Endgame #1, Detective Comics: Endgame #1, and Arkham Manor: Endgame #1!

—– Donald Duck #5 – IDW – $3.99 —–

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Making its U.S. debut, it’s “The Diabolical Duck Avenger”, a super-anti-hero ready to get even with Uncle Scrooge!

—– Orphan Black TP Vol. 1 – IDW – $19.99 —–

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Collecting issues 1-5 of IDW’s “Orphan Black”, from the hit TV show on Space and BBC America!

—– Nameless #5 – Image – $2.99 —–

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The soul-destroying origin story of the man known only as “Nameless” is uncovered in all its horror. What caused “Nameless” to surrender his identity? What are the sickening secrets of the Razor House Project? And what went wrong in there?  Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham reveal all!

—– Howard the Duck TP: “What the Duck?” – Marvel – $16.99 —–

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Collecting Howard the Duck (2015) #1-5…Howard the Duck is back!  I saw the original movie in the theatre.  Now how long ago was that?  Let me Google it…1986?!  Sheesh!  I also remember reading the comic book series that was out back then…this new iteration by Chip Zdarsky and Joe Quinones goes a loooong way towards me forgetting those days of yore!

—– Book of Death #3 (of 4) – Valiant – $3.99 —–

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There is no hope….only MASTER DARQUE!!!  Hmmm.  Sounds ominous.

—– Doctor Who Event 2015: Four Doctors #5 (of 5) – Titan – $3.99 —–

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With Doctor Who back on TV with new episodes, and the concluding chapter of the “Four Doctors” mini-series, this is a good week to be a Whovian!

—– Pitiful Human Lizard #1 – Chapter House Comics – $3.99 —–

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I’ve had the fortune to meet Pitiful Human Lizard creator Jason Loo last year at a Stadium Comics event last year, and picked up a signed #1 copy of his self-published comic book.  Now, Chapterhouse Comics has welcomed Jason and his creation into the fold, bringing Lucas Barrett and his superhero-on-evenings-and-weekends alter-ego to the masses!  64-page first issue for ONLY $3.99!  With more Toronto references than you can shake an Honest Ed’s Christmas turkey at!

—– Batman Utility Belt – Rubies Costume Company – $15.99 —–

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If you’re thinking of dressing as Batman this Halloween, you shouldn’t be caught outside the Batcave without your utility belt!  Perfect to keep your Batarangs, Bat Grappling Hook, and Bat Shark Repellant in!

—– Guardians of the Galaxy: Smiling Groot Molded Mug – Surreal Entertainment – $16.99 —–

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You won’t hear “I….am….Starbucks!” coming from this mug, matter of fact you won’t hear anything.  It’s not a talking mug, it’s just a mug.  Molded to look like Groot, mind you.  Actually kinda cute.  Is that caffeine stains on his teeth though?

—– Mr. Potato Head: Star Wars – PPW Toys – $24.99 —–

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You can choose from C-3P0, Boba Fett, or Princess Leia (in Jabba Captive gear). As Potato Heads.  Oh dear.

—– Star Trek: Uniform Laptop Bags – Crowded Coop LLC – $49.95 —–

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These laptop bags feature a custom Delta metal rivet, embroidered braid rank on side panel, interior pockets and pen holders, and a custom printed lining. The padded interior fits up to a 13″ laptop or tablet. Available in Gold, Red, or Blue (but let’s face it…Starfleet officers and engineers that wear red usually suffer quick deaths, so choose your colour wisely).

4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Sept. 16/15

14 Sep

It’s a new week, and that can only mean that new stuff is on its way to your local comic shop, and I’ve gotta do a blog about it!  Here’s what’s coming in comics and collectibles Wednesday, September 16!  If you would like to see the full list of product coming this week, click here!

Batman HC Vol. 7 Endgame – DC Comics – $24.99

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Universally acclaimed, the Batman series written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Greg Capullo has been a huge hit for DC since the New 52 ‘reboot’.  In my opinion, the best way to experience this team’s Batman is through the hardcover collections.  Volume 7 cover the “Endgame” storyline, starring the Joker, who pushes Batman – and himself – to the limit!  If you haven’t read this yet, you will not believe where this story goes!  Collects Batman #35-40!

Swamp Thing by Scott Snyder Deluxe Edition Hardcover – DC Comics – $49.99

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Another winner from the beginnings of the New 52, here’s the omnibus you deserve!  Collects Swamp Thing #0-18, Annual #1, and Animal Man #12 and #17!

No Mercy TP Vol. 1 – Image – $9.99

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If you want to find a good place to start an Image series that has been running for longer than an arc, look no further than the trade paperback, where the first volume is typically around $9.99!  This book is about a group of American teenagers trapped in remote Central America, where things go from bad to worse!

The Paybacks #1 – Dark Horse – $3.99

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Super-hero repo men!  Okay, I’m in!

Harley Quinn #20 – DC Comics – $3.99

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Harley pays a visit to Tinsletown!  Hollywood may never be the same!

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #34 – IDW – $3.99

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Part 1 of “Seige of the Crystal Empire” begins here!

Agent Carter S.H.I.E.L.D. 50th Anniversary #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Kathryn Immonen and Rich Ellis bring you Agent Peggy Carter’s secret history with S.H.I.E.L.D.!

Star Wars #9 – Marvel – $3.99

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It’s the hottest property out there right now, and Marvel’s doing it right!  (Of course, Dark Horse was no slouch…)  Han Solo’s ‘wife’ (..?) is appearing to attempt to collect the bounty out for Princess Leia!  And Luke’s trying to track down his stolen lightsaber!

Dedication #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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A series that lives on the fringes of the “Night of the Living Dead” universe!  This book takes place at a deli called George’s Market!

Home #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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All Double Take books appear to be existing in that sorta-kinda “Night of the Living Dead” universe.  Here’s another, this one involving a happy family, a lovely spring evening, and Zombies!

Honor #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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It’s a Double Take book, you know what that means!  This book looks to be about the judicial side of a zombie apocalypse.  Well, maybe not from THIS particular viewpoint….

Invader Zim – Oni Press – $3.99

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Invader Zim has been getting some real great press, issue #1 had to go back for another printing…I’m gonna have to check this one out personally!

Remote #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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Testing…testing…is this thing on?  It’s a Double Take book, this one taking place at a radio station, much like the one in my head, but during a zombie apocalypse.  Good times….good times….

Rise #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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It’s “an old story with a new end and a new beginning.”  Perhaps, but at this moment it’s a Double Take book, taking place on the fringes of the “Night of the Living Dead” universe.

Lab #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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Yup, another Double Take book.  What separates this from the others?  It takes place in western Pennsylvania!  Please don’t be Erie…please don’t be Erie….

Soul #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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Double Take book?  Check.  Zombies?  Check.  “Night of the Living Dead” reference on the cover?  Check.

Spring #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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Co-ed versus the undead!  This book sells itself!

 Voltron From the Ashes #1 (of 6) – Dynamite – $3.99

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Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Blacky Shepherd bring back Voltron…from the ashes!  I see what they did there….

Z-Men #1 – Double Take – $2.50

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Well, if zombies can interact with delis, co-eds, families and radio stations, why not the Secret Service?  This week you’re completely covered!

In Your Video Store This Week

Furious 7 – Universal – $19.99 (DVD)/$24.99 (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD)/$26.99 (Best Buy Steelbook)

Not really a geek movie, but it is Paul Walker’s last and the biggest “Furious” at the box office.

The Big Bang Theory: Season 8 – Warner Home Video – $28.99 (DVD)/$32.99 (Blu-ray)

Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eighth Season (Blu-ray)

Get ready for the new TBBT season beginning September 21 and marathon these puppies!

Air Hogs Star Wars RC Ultimate Millennium Falcon – Spin Master – $129.99

Be Han Solo and fly the Millenium Falcon!  Great Christmas gift…not that I was trying to think that far down the road….!

Lots of fun things to look at this week!  Let me know what you’re thinking of picking up in the comments section!

4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Sept. 9/15

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Hope you had a great Labour Day (or Labor Day, depending on your country of origin) weekend!  If you have any money left, let’s see what you can be spending it on at your local comic shop this Wednesday, September 9!  To see the full list of goodies coming out, click here!

Batman #44 – DC Comics – $4.99

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A new issue of “Batman” is always cause for celebration, but this issue has special significance…writer Scott Snyder is joined this month by Jock, as they bring us the origin of Mr. Bloom!

Harley Quinn Road Trip Special #1 – DC Comics – $5.99

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Catwoman and Ivy join Harley for a cross-country road trip!

Saga TP Vol. 5 – Image – $14.99

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I’ve been reading “Saga” since the beginning (still have all the floppies!) and this series never fails to excite, to bring wonderment, to surprise, to disgust, and to do so many other things!  Definitely worth picking up if you’ve been following the series, and if you want to get your non-comics-reading friends into it, pick up the first trade for $9.99 and pass it along!

The Walking Dead #146 – Image – $2.99

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“A breaking point reached.”  Maggie none too happy with Rick, obvs.  This book continues to charge in new directions!

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9 – Marvel – $3.99

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The Dark Lord at a crossroads!  The second-biggest “Star Wars” book you’ll get this week!  What’s the biggest?

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1 (of 4) – Marvel – $3.99

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Guaranteed…biggest book of the month!  Revealed for the first time in the new Star Wars canon, what happened after “Return of the Jedi”!  I’m watching the original trilogy on Blu-ray right now and can’t wait to read this!

Dorbz XL DC Heroes 6″ Vinyl Figures – Funko – $28 each

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“Batman” and “Robin” star in their own extra-large Dorbz!

Dorbz XL Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vinyl Figures – Funko – $28 each

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Not to be outdone, “Rocket Raccoon” and “Groot” are out with 6″ vinyls!  Did you catch the new “Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy” cartoon on Disney XD over the weekend?

Harley Quinn Nurse T-Shirt – Graphitti Designs – $18.95 (XXL +$2)

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Maybe Obama-care wasn’t a bad choice after all…?  With the art of Amanda Conner!

Pocket Pop! Horror 3pc Tin Gift Set – Funko – $16.99 each

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There are two tin sets; the first (shown above) consists of “Jason Voorhees”, “Freddy Krueger” and “Sam”!  The second has “Ghost Face”, “Chucky” and “Billy”!  You can also get keychain versions of Jason, Freddy, Ghost Face and Chucky for $5.99 each!

Pop! Movies: Sixteen Candles Vinyl Figures – $10.99 each

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Funko released “The Breakfast Club” vinyls a month or two ago, so obviously “Sixteen Candles” was on the way!  Get “Jake Ryan” (above), “Samantha Baker”, “Ted ‘The Geek'”, and “Long Duk Dong”!

ReAction – Arrow: Deathstroke Figure – $10.99

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“Deathstroke” is added to the CW’s “Arrow” ReAction series!

ReAction – Gremlins Figures – $10.99 each

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Don’t get these wet or feed them after midnight!  Your choice of “Gizmo” (the Christmas version shown above and a regular version), “Stripe” (Mogwai and Gremlin), “Bandit Gremlin”, “Billy Peltzer”, and “Cinema Gremlin”!

Vinyl Idolz – Say Anything: Lloyd Dobler Vinyl Figure – Funko – $19.99 

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You never know where John Cusack is gonna show up next.  Who would have thought it would be a vinyl figure from Funko?  Just in case you were wondering how accurate the vinyl figure is compared to the real thing:

Hmmmm….not bad!  Impressive, even!

Coming to video stores Tuesday, September 8:

Gotham: Season 1 – Warner Home Entertainment/DC Comics – $45.99 (Blu-Ray and Digital HD copy)

Gotham: The Complete 1st Season (With Bonus Content) (Only at Best Buy) (Blu-ray)

Four Blu-ray discs cover the first season of FOX’s “Gotham”, a series taking place in pre-“Batman” days.  Ben McKenzie plays “James Gordon”, opposite Donal Logue’s “Harvey Bullock”.  David Mazouz is the young “Bruce Wayne”, and Camren Bicondova “Selina Kyle”.  The breakout star of the show has to be Robin Lord Taylor as “Oswald Cobblepot”, otherwise known as “The Penguin”!  And not to forget, Jada Pinkett Smith as “Fish Mooney”!  Lots of great characters, the stories are a bit haphazard at times, but overall worth getting into.  Second season starts September 21/15!

So that’s what’s out this week!  Tell the world what you’re getting with a comment to the blog, and be back here next Sunday/Monday for a new 4-Colour Forward!