Halloween ComicFest Free Comic Day – Saturday October 25th

Published by Kevin on October 20th, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, News, Store News
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Kids who come in costume will receive a FREE Marvel poster!

UPDATED 10/23 WITH SALES & DOORCRASHER INFO!

Join us on Saturday October 25th for one of the world’s LARGEST Halloween ComicFest events right here at Stadium Comics, located in Shoppers World Mall in Brampton! Our event runs from 9:30am-6pm.

==WHAT IS IT?!?==
What is Halloween ComicFest? It’s like FREE COMIC BOOK DAY with a spooky twist! The free comics being handed out that day will have a Halloween theme. The comics are 100% FREE for anybody who enters the store on Sat. Oct 25th. I can honestly say that this year’s selection of Free Comics are better than they have ever been! To get a look at the comics being offered check out our VIDEO below!

==DOOR CRASHERS, SALES, and GIVEAWAYS==
One thing that our Free Comic Book Days and Halloween ComicFests have become known for are the awesome sales and door crasher items we offer! BOTH our main store AND our Sidekick Store will be open! 

AT SHOPPERS WORLD STORE 9:30am-6:00pm:
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  • FIRST 25 PEOPLE IN LINE: FREE BLANK COVER VARIANT (great for getting a sketch!) and 1 FREE COPY of Cyborg 009 Chapter 000 (Get it signed!)
  • Reg Price TPBs, Hardcovers, and Graphic Novels – 20% off US Cover – if we’re out of stock we’ll order it in!
  • Selected Newer Back Issues – $2 each of 15 for $20 – as recent as 1 week old
  • All Action Figures and Statues – 25% off
  • Funko POP figures – Reg 11.99 now $9.99 each
  • All variants, rare comics, and graded comics – NO TAX
  • KIDS! Come in costume and get a FREE Marvel Poster!

DOORCRASHERS at SHOPPERS WORLD STORE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST:
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  • Buy our SABRINA #1 Exclusive Cover for $14.99 and get ALL THE FREE COMICS being offered at Halloween ComicFest!
  • ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN DOSM OMNIBUS HC – $24.99 – Regular Price $85
  • X-FORCE OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 – $29.99 – Regular Price $112.99
  • The Watchmen – Hardcover Graphic Novel Only $9.99 – Regular Price $47.99
  • Superman: Our Worlds at War – Giant 500 Page Graphic Novel Only $9.99 – Regular Price $29.99
  • Superman: For Tomorrow – Oversized Absolute Edition Hardcover Only $24.99 – Regular Price $86.00
  • Horror Comics Set 10 books Regular Price $46.75 – Door Crasher Price $9.99
  • Marvel “Noir” Graphic Novel Set Only $14.99 – Regular Price $95.94
    • Daredevil Noir TP
    • Iron Man Noir TP
    • Punisher Noir TP
    • Wolverine Noir TP
    • X-Men Noir TP
    • X-Men Noir Mark of Cain TP
  • Vampire Tales Graphic Novel Set Only $9.99 – Regular Price $66.99
    • Vampire Tales Volume 1
    • Vampire Tales Volume 2
    • Vampire Tales Volume 3
  • Dracula Graphic Novels Only $9.99 – Regular Price $43.98
    • Marvel Illustrated: Dracula TP
    • The Complete Dracula HC
  • Frankenstein Graphic Novels Only $9.99 – Regular Price $42.94
    • Frankenstein Mobster TP
    • Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein HC

SALE AT OUR SIDEKICK STORE at 2 BRAM COURT 11am-5pm
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  • SPECIAL: 1 per customer a FREE COMIC BOOK GIFT PACK valued at $20. Each gift pack will include at least 1 variant cover comic. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST
  • All books regular priced $4.98 or less will be $2 each or 15 books for $20
  • All books regular priced $4.99 or more will be buy 1 get 1 FREE
  • All graphic novels priced 2 for $20 will be 3 for $20
  • All graphic novels priced 2 for $12 will be 3 for $12
  • All graphic novels priced 3 for $12 will be 4 for $12
  • All Heroclix figures buy 2 get 1 FREE

==SPECIAL GUESTS==
We’re also known for bringing out some of the best and brightest creative comic book talent in the GTA so you can meet them in person and grab a sketch, print, or autograph! Here’s our current Guest List, which is subject to change:

MARCUS TO – Sensation Comics, New Warriors, Hacktivist, Cyborg 009, Red Robin, Batwing, more!
TY TEMPLETON – Batman ’66, Batman ’66 vs Green Hornet, Ult. Spider-Man, more!
LEONARD KIRK – Fantastic Four, X-Factor, Bloodhound, Supergirl, Batman, more!
ADAM GORHAM – Zero, TMNT/Ghostbusters, Teuton
MEAGHAN CARTER – “Take Off” Webcomic http://www.megacarter.com/takeoff/
JASON LOO – Pitiful Human Lizard
DAVID BISHOP – Deep Sea, Stranger, Of Stone, Squirrels
RICKY LIMA – Deep Sea, Black Hole Hunters Club, Monstrosity
VINCE SUNICO – Spent Pencils
DANIEL WONG – Spent Penicls
PAUL LIMGENCO – Spent Pencils
NICHOLAS LUKIC – Spent Pencils
ANDREA MACFARLANE – Spent Pencils
PARIS ALLEYNE – From A Hat, TMNT/Ghostbusters
JAHNOY LINDSAY – From A Hat
JAMAL CAMPBELL – From A Hat
TE’SHAWN DWYER – From A Hat
DYLAN BURNETT – From A Hat
MATT SIMAS – From A Hat
MARVIN LAW – Monstrosity 1 & 2
GEORGE TODOROVSKI – The Bear Stories
RENE VRIENDS – The Bear Stories
DYL KLOEPFER – Loonie Bin Comics
MADDSKETCH – The Sequentials http://thesequentials.com/
T MEDEIROS – The Sequentials http://thesequentials.com/
ALVARO CRUZ – The Sequentials http://thesequentials.com/
SAM NOIR – Holmes vs. Moriarity, Heady Mental
JEFF LONGSTREET – Holmes vs. Moriarity
AUSTIN SUNG – https://www.behance.net/austinsung

Stadium Comics and Humber College present the 2nd HSF Comic Expo!

Published by Kevin on October 10th, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, News
Deathstroke, as played by Manu Bennett on ARROW

Deathstroke, as played by Manu Bennett on ARROW

We’re proud to announce that we’ve once again partnered with Humber College’s Student Federation to present an exciting Comic Book event for the students at one of Canada’s largest colleges!

The HSF Comic Expo takes place on Wednesday October 15th at Humber Lakeshore, and Thursday October 16th at Humber North, from 11am-3pm both days.

The HSF Comic Expo is truly a one-of-a-kind event – providing students with a weekday comic-con experience for free! We will be bringing a unique mix of vendors and comic creators to help bring pop culture to the students of both of Humber’s main campuses.

MANU BENNETT - HSF Comic Expo's Special Guest!

MANU BENNETT – HSF Comic Expo’s Special Guest!

We’ve just learned that the Humber Student’s Federation has some AWESOME special guests lined up for the event. Joining us will be none other than MANU BENNETT! (Slade/Deathstroke on ARROW, Crixus from SPARTACUS, Azog from THE HOBBIT). Manu is an extremely talented actor and we’re honoured to be a part of the same show. He’ll be signing for fans and will be doing a Q&A session.

Also joining Manu will be Humber Alumni SHAUN HATTON, co-host and correspondent on G4Tech TV’s “EP Daily” and “Reviews on the Run”. He has had the pleasure of interviewing many noteworthy pop culture personalities and icons, and is a graduate of Humber College’s Journalism program.

The Humber Students’ Federation will also be holding Cosplay contests both days where the prize will be a brand new PLAYSTATION 4!

Joining Manu and Shaun will be some of the Greater Toronto Area’s best and brightest independent comic book artists:
David Bishop – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: http://www.renerd.com
David is an illustrator and is the creator of “Stranger”, an independent zombie survival tale, Squirrels, Of Stone, as well as co-creator of “Deep Sea”, and original Graphic Novel.

Ricky Lima – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BlackHoleHuntersClub
Ricky is an up and coming comic book writer, and his work so far includes independent books “Black Hole Hunter’s Club”, “Monstrosity” 1&2, and “Deep Sea”.

Shane Heron – Thursday Only
Website: http://prettygoodcomics.blogspot.ca
Shane Heron is a comic book artist and co-creator of “Black Hole Hunter’s Club”. Shane’s work has also appeared in “Horror in the West”, “Monstrosity” 1&2, as well as “Mike Gorbsmith”.

Mike Rooth – Thursday Only
Website: http://mikerooth.com/gallery/
Oakville, ON artist Mike Rooth has had his work featured on covers for Image Comics’ “Nailbiter”, and “Wicked and the Divine”. He’s also recently done cover work for “Captain Canuck”. Mike is currently working on his own comic series “Widow’s Wake”.

Marvin Law – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: http://marvin000.deviantart.com/
Marvin Law is a veteran of the Toronto comic book scene. His work includes “Kronk”, “Monstrosity” 1&2, and “SLAM!”

Spent Pencils Studio – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: http://www.spentpencils.com
The largest comic book art collective in the Greater Toronto Area, Spent Pencils artists’ work has been featured on comic book covers for publishers like Aspen Comics. Each artist has their own unique style and you will love what they have on display at the HSF Comic Expo. Joining us will be:
Paul Limgenco
Lidia Mejia-Figliomeni
Andrea MacFarlane
Georgina Poularakas
Joe Osei Bonsu – co creator “Heroes of the World”
Mark Williams – co creator “Heroes of the World”

From a Hat Studio – Wednesday and Thursday
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The young comic book artists in the “From a Hat” collective are pushing the boundaries each and every time they take pencil to paper. Their work has appeared on the cover of books such as “Black Hole Hunter’s Club” and “TMNT/Ghostbusters #1”. Joining us at HSF Comic Expo will be:
Paris Alleyne
Jamal Campbell
Jahnoy Lindsay
Matt Simas
Te’Shawn Dwyer

Uys Faber Publishing – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: http://www.uysfaber.com
Based out of Toronto, Uys Faber is a small press comic publisher that currently puts out two ongoing titles – “Hardwear” and “Totem Sacred”. Additionally, they produce a webcomic based on real-life events, “Lessons Learned”.

Sam Noir – Wednesday and Thursday
Sam is an artist, writer, and toymaker and has worked on titles such as “Holmes Incorporated”, “Heady Mental”, “Munchsters”, and now “Homes vs. Moriarity”.

Andrew Armelim – Wednesday and Thursday
Website: http://www.armelimonline.com/
Andrew is a comic book artist who in 2014 launched his series “Posthuman”.

James Edward Clark – Thursday
Website: http://jamesedwardclark.blogspot.ca/
Two-time Joe Shuster Award nominee James Edward Clark is best known for his independent comic book series “Evil”. He was also the cover artist for “Monstrosity” Vol 1.

Hugh Rookwood – Thursday
Website: http://www.Apocalypse4.com
Hugh is the artist and co-creator of the new comic “Apocalypse 4” from MDS Studios

Vendors

Stadium Comics – Comics, T-Shirts, Action Figures
Website: http://www.stadiumcomics.com
Brampton’s coolest comic store has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for over 20 years and is the place to go if you’re looking for awesome comics, pop-culture merchandise, in-store signings, and events! Their weekly YouTube web series Unboxing Wednesdays has been viewed over 1 million times!

Teddy N Me – Board Games, Magic, Yugioh, Pokemon
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/TEDDY-N-ME/426459480369
Teddy N Me carries a large selection of board games, trading card games, and more. They are the place to be in the GTA for TCG League Play.

We Got Games – New and Used Video Games
Website: https://www.facebook.com/wegotgames.ca
We Got Games specializes in new and used video games from the newest consoles to the retro systems. They also carry a large selection of new and used DVD and Blu Ray.

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Create Your Own Comic Book Cover – Sat Sept 27th!

Published by Kevin on September 25th, 2014 - in Comic News, Events

**UPDATE 9/26 – We’ve posted our SALE details below!**

Hey kids! Come by Stadium Comics’ Sidekick Location (2 Bram Court, Brampton L6W 3R6) on Saturday September 27th to create your very own comic book cover!

This is part of the Canada-wide event CULTURE DAYS which is in its 5th year. Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. To learn more and to discover other events going on from Sept 26-28 please visit http://www.culturedays.ca/

Children of all ages are welcome. We’ll have free paper, supplies, and talented independent artist Marvin Law on hand to help you create your masterpiece.

If you feel like trying it on an actual blank cover comic book, we’ll have those available as well – we are selling them in bundles with a pack of crayons for just $5 each!

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Get your picture with an Amazon Princess!

PLUS – From 11am-2pm you can meet AMAZON PRINCESS WONDER WOMAN!

To thank you for coming out and participating, we’ll have a sale going on in the store as well:

SIDEKICK STORE SALE
Saturday Sept 27th & Sunday Sept 28th 11am-4pm

  • Large selection of All-ages graphic novels – $2.99 ea!
  • Huge Selection of Graphic Novels discounted up to 80%!
  • Lots of Back Issues – $2.00 ea or buy 25 for $30!
  • Action Figures as low as $2.50 each and up!
  • Big selection of complete comic book runs on sale!
  • Heroclix Singles – $2.00 each or 3 for $5
  • Blank Cover Comics – Buy 2 get 1 FREE!
  • Selected posters – $1.00 each!

You can view our listing on the Culture Days website here:
http://culturedays.ca/en/2014-activities/view/54126f98-a900-4c69-a905-3ec64c4a89be

RSVP on our Facebook event page here:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1466910133575141/

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Stadium Comics GARAGE SALE this Saturday!

Published by Kevin on August 14th, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, Store News

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It’s that time again! Join us on August 16th from 9am-2pm for the 2nd annual Stadium Comics Garage Sale!

We’re setting up tables garage sale style at our Sidekick store – located at 2 Bram Court in Brampton – and we’re filling them with all kinds of awesome STUFF! You won’t believe the items you’ll see and you certainly will not believe the prices.

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We’ll have things like vintage toys, vintage magazines, posters, loose action figures, comics, t-shirts, Heroclix, and more!

Speaking of Action Figures, we have HUGE selection of loose figures this year. Lots of Spider-man, X-Men, Avengers, Batman, and More!

Like any good garage sale we’ll be starting bright and early so join us at 9AM… ok, so it’s not THAT early, but we’d like to get a *little* bit of sleep :)

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Don’t miss out on picking up that awesome item you didn’t even know you wanted!

The Sidekick store will also be open on Sunday August 17th from 10am to 2pm. Make sure you come by for amazing deals on Comics and Graphic Novels!

July 2014 Mystery Box Comics Revealed!

Published by Kevin on August 13th, 2014 - in Comic News

A couple of weeks ago we shipped out our July 2014 MYSTERY BOXES to customers who participated in the program. It was our last box shipped under the old program. Due to the success of our Mystery Boxes, we have launched a separate website – ComicBoxer – to handle our monthly mystery box program. Consider checking it out if you haven’t already! By our calculations, both June and July’s Mystery Boxes have seen big increases in value over the initial $19.99 investment.

Here’s what was included in July’s shipment (click the images for larger versions):

grayson1Grayson #1 by Tim Seeley, Tom King, & Mikel Janin – DC Comics

This is an all-new ongoing series starring Dick Grayson, the former Nightwing and one of the most popular characters in the Bat-Family. Super Spies are in, and Grayson is aiming to show he’s got what it takes to be the greatest spy of all. This is written by Tim Seeley of Revival and Hack/Slash fame.

 

 

spread1Spread #1 by Justin Jordan & Kyle Strahm – Image Comics

Definitely reminiscent of Lone Wolf and Cub, the main character “No” is immune to a strange living virus known as “The Spread” and must protect a child which may hold the key to eliminating The Spread once and for all. Those who have read Jordan’s Luther Strode books won’t be too surprised by the action and gore found within the pages of this book!

 

 

rocket-stanleeRocket Raccoon #1 by Skottie Young: Stan Lee Lego Variant – Marvel Comics

Mark our words, this WILL be the summer of Rocket Raccoon! He’s poised to become one of the most popular characters in pop culture with the arrival of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie. This book is illustrated and written by Skottie Young, and the variant we have included here features the man himself, Stan Lee – in LEGO form!

 

 

spidey2099-1Spider-Man 2099 #1 by Peter David and Will Sliney: Skottie Young – Marvel Comics

Everyone’s favorite futuristic Spider-Man from the 1990s is back and this time he’s stranded in our present! Miguel O’Hara’s new adventures begin here, written by Peter David who is also Spider-Man 2099’s original creator. We have included the Skottie Young variant cover here, because Spidey covers by him have climbed in value!

 

 

lifeafter1The Life After #1 by Joshua Fialkov and Gabo – Oni Press

The Life After takes a look at a man breaking through the barriers of the monotonous afterlife, and has been getting great reviews. The story is written by Joshua Hale Fialkov, hot on the heels of his successful comic book The Bunker which is being developed for television.

 

 

 

Low_01-1Low #1 by Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini – Image Comics

A beautiful looking comic which is set in a world where the sun is expanding, and scorches the Earth above. Humanity has retreated to the depths of the ocean while looking for an exodus to another world. Painted art by Greg Tocchini compliments Remender’s masterful writing; he’s been on fire lately with success on books such as Deadly Class and Black Science, in addition to several titles at Marvel.

Batman Day at Stadium Comics – TWO Events!

Published by Kevin on July 21st, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, News, Store News
Help Batman celebrate his 75th Anniversary!

Help Batman celebrate his 75th Anniversary!

Batman is celebrating his 75th Birthday this month and we are going to celebrate it in style with TWO separate events at both our mall store and our Sidekick Store!

BATMAN DAY at STADIUM COMICS SHOPPERS WORLD – JULY 23rd 10am-9pm

SPECIAL GUEST
We’re pleased to announce that the incredible MIKE ROOTH will be joining us for his FIRST APPEARANCE at our store! Mike will be available for sketches and commissions. Check out some of his recent work at:http://instagram.com/uncouthrooth Mike will be appearing from 4pm-9pm

MORE Special Guests
We’re happy to welcome back both the DARK KNIGHT (aka Brampton Batman) and AMAZON PRINCESS WONDER WOMAN for photo opportunities from 10am-12pm on Wednesday

FREE STUFF while supplies last:

  • FREE Detective Comics #27 Special Edition Comic Books
  • FREE Batman Bookmarks
  • FREE Batman Masks (4 styles to choose from Detective Comics #27, Batman 1966, The Dark Knight and The New 52)
  • In addition to the free giveaways a limited number of Batman Masks and 75th Anniversary Cape sets will be available for purchase!
LIMITED Batman Screen Print signed and numbered by Vince Sunico

LIMITED Batman Screen Print signed and numbered by Vince Sunico


DOOR CRASHERS

  • BATMAN DEATH MASK MANGA COLLECTED EDITION – ONLY $4.99 (Regular Price $11.99)
  • BATMAN INTERNATIONAL TP – ONLY $9.99 (Regular Price $22.99)

PLUS

  • Exclusive LIMITED edition Batman screen print by artist Vince Sunico available on a first come first serve basis.
  • Regular priced Batman Graphic Novels 20% off US cover price!
  • Recent Batman related back issues buy 2 get 1 FREE!


BATMAN DAY at STADIUM COMICS’ SIDEKICK STORE – JULY 26th 10am-2pm
LOCATION – 2 Bram Court #3, Brampton ON L6W 3R6

SPECIAL GUESTS
We’re pleased to welcome back artists MARVIN LAW and MADDSKETCH who will be selling prints and will be available for sketches and commissions!

FREE STUFF while supplies last:

  • FREE Detective Comics #27 Special Edition Comic Books


DOOR CRASHERS

  • BATMAN MONSTERS TP – ONLY $9.99 (Regular Price $24.99)
  • ABSOLUTE IDENTITY CRISIS HC – ONLY $39.99 (Regular Price $112)


PLUS

  • Hundreds of Batman back issues from the past and present day including tons of key issues. ADDED JUST FOR THIS EVENT! Includes series like Batman, Detective Comics, Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl, Catwoman, Legends of the Dark Knight, and many many more!
  • Hundreds of hardcover and softcover graphic novels up to 75% off!
  • Hundreds of back issue comic books $2 each or take 30 books for $25, lots of All-New Marvel NOW! and DC New 52 books just added!
  • Huge savings on complete comic book sets, mini-series and full series available.


SEE YOU THERE!

June Mystery Box contents revealed!

Published by Kevin on July 16th, 2014 - in Comic News

We recently shipped our June MYSTERY BOXES to the lucky people who decided to participate in the program. It was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who placed their orders.

If you’re interested in participating in July’s Mystery Box, you can place an order for yours today by clicking here!

The best news for those who purchased Mystery Boxes is that, judging by eBay prices, the original value of $19.99 for the box has since SKYROCKETED to around $55 due to the success of the books that we selected. So what did we choose? Have a look!

 

superman_doomed_coverSuperman: DOOMED #1 Signed by Ken Lashley – DC Comics

Superman vs. Doomsday in the early 90s, for better or for worse, was a defining moment in the history of comics. DC looks to make history again this time around with Superman taking on his deadliest foe once again. Believe us – this is MUCH different than the last time they met, and the last few pages of this story will surprise you! Brilliantly illustrated by the legendary Ken Lashley, this comic was signed at our store on May 23, 2014

 

outcast1Outcast #1 by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta – Image Comics

We’d be fools to not include the new book from Robert Kirkman in our Mystery Box. This time the Walking Dead creator takes on the phenomenon of demonic possession and exorcism. Plus it’s an extra sized issue with no ads! If any of the books in this month’s box have a chance of becoming a television or movie property in the future, it’s this one. When Robert Kirkman writes, Hollywood pays attention!

 

 

wicked_divine_omalley_cover_a_pThe Wicked and the Divine #1 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, variant cover by Bryan Lee O’Malley – Image Comics
The team that brought us Phonogram and Young Avengers bring us their most anticipated title yet – the story of Gods who re-incarnate themselves into the bodies of young people every century. There’s lots of buzz around this book, especially with the variant cover included here by Scott Pilgrim artist Bryan Lee O’Malley!

 

 

cover of superman 32Superman #32 by Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. – DC Comics

This is a landmark issue for the Man of Steel. It features new creative team that DC hopes will inject some much-needed excitement into their flagship character. It also marks John Romita Jr’s first regular title with DC Comics! This one is a no-brainer, as many people will be reading this book to see how Johns and Romita Jr do. It’s make or break time for Superman, and we’re betting that they do a fantastic job.

 

 

wonder-woman32Wonder Woman #32 – Bombshell Variant Cover – DC Comics

The Bombshell variants by Ant Lucia being offered by DC Comics have been absolutely stunning, and we believe this cover to be the “crown jewel” in that collection. Wonder Woman is presented in pin-up style, mimicking the famous 1940’s propaganda poster “We Can Do It”.

 

 

 

emptyman1Empty Man #1 by Cullen Bunn and Vanesa R. Del Rey – BOOM Studios

A very creepy release by Boom Studios, and one that has had a lot of people talking! Cullen Bunn is a man on FIRE lately, writing hit books such as The Sixth Gun, Magneto, Helheim, and the Deadpool Kills series of books. So it’s no surprise we were willing to take a gamble on him this time around with Empty Man – a story about a mysterious illness or virus that has been affecting people across the country. After reading the first issue, we’re in for the long haul!

Death of Wolverine #1-4 Pre-Order Packs Available

Published by Kevin on July 6th, 2014 - in Comic News
Regular Cover for Death of Wolverine #1

Regular Cover for Death of Wolverine #1

The Death of one of comics’ most beloved characters is coming THIS SEPTEMBER from Marvel Comics. Stadium Comics has put together this pack to satisfy the collector in you – get the variant covers you NEED to have for this historic event by pre-ordering them now! Death of Wolverine will be a 4 issue series released over 4 weeks in September 2014. Our packs have the best selection of variants available anywhere, including the hard to find MORTAL VARIANT by Ed McGuinness, all the way up to the 1:500 variant! See what’s included in each pack below. Click here to order your pack today. You only have until SUNDAY JULY 13th to place your order!

This is a PRE-ORDER and will ship on completion of the series in SEPTEMBER 2014

About the series:

IT’S THE BEGINNING OF THE END – 3 MONTHS TO DIE ENDS HERE!
• The beginning of the end is now here … THE DEATH OF WOLVERINE!
• THREE MONTHS TO DIE, the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor–all led to this, the single most important X-Men event of the decade.
• Logan has spent over a century being the best there is at what he does…but even the best fade away eventually.
• Over the years, Logan has been a warrior, a hero, a renegade, a samurai, a teacher-and so much more. But now, the greatest X-Men hero will play a role he’s never played before in this special weekly event brought to you by industry superstars Charles Soule and Steve McNiven.
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Pack 1 – $49.99 includes the following TEN comics:

  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 YOUNG VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 DEADPOOL MEMORIAL VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER

Pack 2 – $174.99 includes the following FOURTEEN comics:

  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 YOUNG VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 DEADPOOL MEMORIAL VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 YU 1 IN 50 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 ROSS 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1 IN 75 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 QUESADA 1 IN 100 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 MORTAL VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER

Pack 3 – $749.99 includes the following SIXTEEN comics:

  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 YOUNG VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 DEADPOOL MEMORIAL VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 YU 1 IN 50 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 ROSS 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1 IN 75 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 QUESADA 1 IN 100 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 ROSS SKETCH 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1 IN 300 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 QUESADA SKETCH 1 IN 500 VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 MORTAL VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 MCNIVEN CANADA VARIANT COVER
  • DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4
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Captain Canuck Day – Saturday June 28th

Published by Kevin on June 27th, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, Store News
Get this comic FREE at Stadium on Sat June 28th!

Get this comic FREE at Stadium on Sat June 28th!

Join us on the most patriotic of Canadian weekends this Saturday June 28th as we celebrate CAPTAIN CANUCK at our Shoppers World Location!

We’ll be giving away FREE copies of the CAPTAIN CANUCK Canada Day Annual #1 which is packed full of 64 pages of Canadian Content – including TWO unique Captain Canuck stories: one by the original creative team of Richard Comely, George Freeman, and Paul St. Aubin, and a second story by the new creative team of Kalman Andrasofszky, Paul Gardner and Dean Henry!

**THIS COMIC WILL BE LIMITED AND GIVEN ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS, ONE PER CUSTOMER. NO HOLDS OR RESERVES ALLOWED, AND THEY ARE AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!**

There will also be special limited edition variants of the Captain Canuck Canada Annual available for purchase at $19.99 each.

IN-STORE SPECIALS:
In honour of the Captain and in honour of Canada’s 147th birthday, we’ll have a bunch of in-store specials as well:

  • Save 25% on regular-priced Trade Paperbacks and Hardcovers!
  • Save 15% on regular-priced Action Figures, Toys, and Statues!
  • Buy 2 get 1 FREE on regular-priced back issue comics!

All the offers above exclude new releases from the last two weeks, as well as items on hold.

Here’s the press release from the Captain Canuck Team:

Richard Comely and Fadi Hakim announced the First Captain Canuck Canada Day Annual edition from the Calgary Entertainment Expo on April 24. Production of this first issue is to be completed for late June delivery to public libraries and comic book stores across Canada.

This first edition will include two Captain Canuck adventures along with other features never before included in a comic book. Cover art, poster and story illustration is by Winnipeg based George Freeman and Claude St. Aubin (Raymond, Alberta). This issue marks 33 years since Comely (63), Freeman (62) and St. Aubin (62) have worked together on Captain Canuck.

Creator Richard Comely first published Captain Canuck in May 1975 from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Freeman and St. Aubin came along to assist on the second and third issues before they all moved to Alberta in 1976. Captain Canuck issues 4-14 and the Summer Special were published from Calgary in 1979-80.

Comely later published the Captain Canuck Reborn series (1993 -96) and other Captain Canuck editions after moving to Ontario in 1985. He also illustrated children’s books, greeting cards, storyboarding for film, editorial art and taught drawing after moving to Cambridge Ontario. George Freeman and Claude St. Aubin have illustrated comics for Marvel, DC and other publishers. Comely now lives in Welland Ontario.

Over 2 million copies of Captain Canuck were sold and 28 editions have been published to date. Since 2009, three volumes collecting the original series were published by San Diego based IDW Publishing and have all sold out. Captain Canuck, The Complete Edition is in its second printing.

Comely wrote one of the two feature stories and is Editor-in-chief for the Canada Day Edition. Fadi Hakim, President of Captain Canuck Inc., serves as publisher. Comely and Hakim (42) formed Captain Canuck Inc. in early 2013 to produce animation, comic books and license Captain Canuck merchandise. Comely has also contracted with Minds Eye Pictures to produce a Captain Canuck feature film. Vancouver based Arne Olsen is currently working on the second draft of the screenplay.

The second Captain Canuck adventure in this new annual is written by Paul Gardner and Dean Henry. Paul serves as creative director for Captain Canuck Inc. He and Dean Henry wrote the first Captain Canuck animated web series available online at www.captaincanuck.com

Pop Culture Canada, a listing of cultural events across Canada: a current listing of Canadian comic book stores and comic book conventions are also featured in this 64 page deluxe annual Canada Day edition.

Captain Canuck Cosmos bio-cards, the best of Captain Canuck fan art and a peek at the upcoming Captain Canuck comic book series written and illustrated by Kalman Andrasofszky makes up the balance of the book.

This Captain Canuck Canada Day edition will have a print run of over 50,000 copies and will be made available for free through public libraries and comic book stores across Canada beginning June 28. A limited run variant cover edition and blank cover edition will also be published for Comic book retail store sales.

“Because of the limited print run of this first issue we appreciate that it will become a collectors’ item almost immediately.” says, publisher Fadi Hakim. “We’ll be putting the complete edition online in time for Canada day for everyone who wants to read it, but are unable to get their hands on a printed copy.”

Free Graphic Novel Day – Saturday June 14th!

Published by Kevin on June 3rd, 2014 - in Comic News, Events, News

FGND instagramFree Comic Book Day was so fun this year that we’ve decided that we want to do it all again – with Graphic Novels!

Our 2nd annual Free Graphic Novel Day will be on Saturday June 14th 2014 at our SIDEKICK STORE on 2 Bram Court (Rutherford Rd and Steeles Ave area). It also happens to be the 1st Anniversary of our Sidekick Store’s Grand Opening! Come celebrate with us!

**FREE GRAPHIC NOVELS**
Anyone who makes a purchase at the store that day of ANY amount will receive a FREE graphic novel! Want to know which books we’ll be offering for free? It’s a SECRET! You’ll have to come by the store to find out!

**HUGE SALE**

Pitiful Human Lizard by Jason Loo

Pitiful Human Lizard by Jason Loo

  • Back Issues $3 each or buy 10 books for only $9.99!
  • Wall comics 50% off!
  • Large selection of Graphic Novels up to 75% off – prices as marked
  • An opportunity to get MORE Free books:
    • Spend $25 or more on discounted graphic novels and take a FREE graphic novel of your choice. (Sale value $4.99 or less)
    • Spend $50 or more on discounted graphic novels and take a FREE graphic novel of your choice. (Sale value $11.99 or less)
  • Great deals on complete comic sets and mini series!

**SPECIAL GUESTS**
We’re excited to announce that JASON LOO, creator of Toronto’s own PITIFUL HUMAN LIZARD will be appearing at our store to sign copies of his new book, and to sketch for fans! The Pitiful Human Lizard has taken Canada by storm, and has been a huge success! Follow The Pitiful Human Lizard on Facebook to see recent media articles and interviews about the book from places such as the Globe and Mail, BlogTO, Indie88.1, Edge 102.1, BellTV, and more!

UPDATE – The supremely talented “FROM A HAT” artist collective will be represented at our Free Graphic Novel Day by artists PARIS ALLEYNE, DYLAN BURNETT, and MATT SIMAS!

We’re also told that we may be treated to a special appearance by Brampton’s DARK KNIGHT as well as his friend, making her worldwide debut –  WONDER WOMAN!

More details on the celebration and sale will be made available in the near future keep checking here and http://www.facebook.com/stadiumcomics for more details.

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