Celebrate Local Comic Shop Day Saturday, November 18th

 

On Saturday, November 18th visit your Local Comic Shop for Local Comic Shop Day 2017!

Local Comic Shop Day celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, showcasing their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

Get UNIQUE, LIMITED AND EXCLUSIVE comics and graphic novels!

These items are ONLY AVAILABLE AT 561 stores worldwide on Local Comic Shop Day:

http://localcomicshopday.com/participating-stores/

Here's the list of items being released:

 

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that it will be supporting Local Comic Shop Day® 2017 on November 18th, 2017 with a special, limited-edition release of the SECRET WEAPONS DELUXE EDITION OVERSIZED HC – the first oversized hardcover collection of the year’s best-selling independent limited series from Academy Award-nominated writer Eric Heisserer (ARRIVAL) and Harvey Award-nominated artists Raúl Allén (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR) and Patricia Martin (NINJAK) – to participating retailers!

Collecting SECRET WEAPONS #1-4 with a cover by multiple Eisner Award nominee David Mack (Fight Club 2) and exclusive to Local Comic Shop Day 2017, this oversized hardcover collection of Valiant’s sold-out, critically acclaimed series will not be available for sale anywhere else, and arrives weeks before the SECRET WEAPONS TPB arrives in stores on December 13th.


BATMAN: HUSH 15TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION LCSD VERSION HC

1000 unit print run

Written by JEPH LOEB
Art by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by JIM LEE

This special version of the new BATMAN: HUSH Deluxe Edition hardcover features new cover art by Jim Lee presented in black and white with no front cover trade dress, limited to just 1,000 copies for LCS Day partipating stores only!

In this classic tale, Batman sets out to learn the identity of the mysterious villain known as Hush. But Batman ends up facing the most intense case of his life as secrets from his past flood into the present! Guest-starring the Dark Knight¹s greatest allies and enemies, this title presents BATMAN #608-619, a 6-page segment from Wizard #0 and a 2-page origin story that originally appeared at dccomics.com, collected as a Deluxe Edition hardcover for the first time, along with a brand-new cover by superstar artist Jim Lee!
376 pg, FC, $49.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD #1
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by JASON FABOK
Variant cover by PAULO PANTALENA

Print Run is 3,000 units.

The debut issue of the smash-hit miniseries that rocked comics shops in December is back in a special edition with a variant cover by Paulo
Pantalena, available only to LCS Day participating stores only! The first major event storyline of DC¹s Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth¹s paragons of truth and justice! But you can bet that the Wall and her Task Force X won¹t go down without the fight to end all fights.


Thor Ragnarok, in theaters now, shows for the first time planet Sakaar on the big screen. To tie into the excitement of this movie, Marvel is releasing a special Planet Hulk Hard Cover for Local Comic Shop Day®.

With new cover art by Nick Bradshaw, this edition will be the only hard cover treatment of this storyline unless you go up to Omnibus size.

Marvel Comics to offer a special 999 limited print run of Captain America #695.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #695 LCSD version
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Chris Samnee
HOME OF THE BRAVE Part 1
HOME OF THE BRAVE begins – and Steve Rogers is back in action in the red-white-and-blue! Steve begins a journey across America to restore his tarnished reputation – and the dangers he encounters along the way are unlike any he’s faced before! PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!
Rated T+




Following up on the first two very successful Rick and Morty Local Comic Shop Day® Treasury Editions (2015, 2016), Oni Press once again brings us Rick and Morty for Local Comic Shop Day 2017!

This special double size treasury edition for Local Comic Shop Day includes issues #17 and #26, two hilarious standalone issues written by Kyle Starks (Sexcastle, Kill Them All) and illustrated by series artists Marc Ellerby and CJ Cannon.

 

Following up on their Hit Graphic Novel, Our Cats More Famous Than Us, Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota offer us more Johnny Wander! EXCLUSIVE TO LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY®

In 2008, Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota launched the auto-bio webcomic Johnny Wander. Early this year, Oni published a collection their work entitled Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us. Eight years, four cats, and three moves were chronicled in the graphic novel with a foreword by Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Ghosts).

Oni is following that Hardcover up with this comic EXCLUSIVELY for Local Comic Shop Day.

Hirsh and Ota’s charming reverie about new adulthood will appeal to fans of Kate Beaton, Bryan Lee O’Malley, and Jeffrey Brown-along with anyone who’s just winging it.



Robotech, Harmony Gold’s cult ’80s television series, returns for all new adventures by award-winning writer Brian Wood (DMZ, Briggs Land, Northlanders) and artist Marco Turini. The Robotech LCSD Kerschl Super-Pack Exclusive features issues #1-4 with all covers by artist Karl Kersch along with a very limited virgin Kerschl variant cover, with a limit of 700 Super-Packs available worldwide on LCSD. This item has a suggested retailer price of $20.

 

For LCSD 2017, IDW is offering Star Wars Adventures #1. This LIMITED edition comic has a 5,000 unit print run.

Star Wars Adventures #1
Jim Zub, John Layman (w) • Derek Charm, Eric Jones (a) • Chris Samnee (cover art)
Introducing an exciting new era in all-ages Star Wars comics! Each issue in this monthly series will feature two stories, starring your favorite Star Wars characters from all the films! This debut issue will reveal Rey’s early adventures on Jakku as well as a comical tale of clone catastrophe!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99



Optimus Prime: First Strike #1 Local Comic Shop Day Variant

John Barber (w) • Guido Guidi (a) • Paolo Villanelli (c)

With Cybertron under siege by Baron Ironblood’s forces, Optimus Prime and Arcee defend their homeland! Caught in the middle is the human/Transformer team known as the Revolutionaries—and one of them has a secret that puts everyone at risk!

FC • 32 pages

Limited to 1,000.



The beautifully illustrated WWE ROYAL RUMBLE PRINT ($19.99) by artist Brent Schoonover (Generations: Captain Marvel & Captain Mar-Vell) measures 16” x 20” and is the culmination of 12 connecting covers of BOOM! Studios’ acclaimed WWE comic book series. This frameable image features over three dozen Superstars—including The Ultimate Warrior, Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, Finn Bálor, and many more—as they battle it out in the Royal Rumble match of fans’ dreams.

This print is limited to 500 units.



Each SABAN’S POWER RANGERS BLIND BOX ($99.99) contains a copy of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Year One: Deluxe hardcover; a limited-edition Mighty Morphin Power Rangers lithograph by Acme Archives featuring one of the Rangers, including rare Green and White Rangers; and two random, limited-edition variant covers from previous Mighty Morphin Power Rangers issues. In addition, 25 random blind boxes will contain copies of the hardcover signed by Saban Brands—Haim Saban (Creator of the Power Rangers franchise), Brian Casentini (Executive Producer, Power Rangers content), Melissa Flores (Director, Power RangersContent), and Judd “Chip” Lynn (Executive Producer, Power Rangers television series)—the company behind Power Rangers.

SABAN’S POWER RANGERS BLIND BOX is limited to 250 units.

 

Being released the same week as Maestros #2, Image Comics is releasing a UNIQUE foil cover for Maestros #1 for Local Comic Shop Day®. The title and border will both be foil.

The Maestro and his entire royal family have been murdered. Now, his banished son from Earth will inherit the Wizard King’s throne along with a spell that turns its user into GOD. With enemies everywhere, will this Orlando-born millennial be able to keep his new magic kingdom?

From STEVE SKROCE, the storyboard artist of The Matrix trilogy, the artist and co-creator of WE STAND ON GUARD and Doc Frankenstein, the writer / artist of Wolverine, and the artist of Amazing Spider-Man and ALAN MOORE’s YOUNGBLOOD.

 

Mike Allred has completed a special Local Comic Book Day variant for Jeff Lemire and David Rubin’s Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil #1.

Sherlock Frankenstein #1:
Lucy Weber, daughter of the Black Hammer, grew up to become an investigative reporter for the Global Planet. Now she’s on the hunt for the true story about what happened to Spiral City’s superheroes after they defeated Anti-God and saved the world. All answers seem to lie with the dangerous super villain tenants of Spiral City’s infamous asylum. As she gets closer to the truth she uncovers the dark origin stories of some of her father’s greatest foes, and learns how they tie into the puzzle of what happened to Spiral City’s greatest hero.
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Artist: David Rubin
Colorist: Dave Stewart
Cover: Mike Allred



ANIMOSITY: THE RISE HC
By Marguerite Bennett and Juan Doe
64 pages / Full Color
$19.99

Exclusive for Local Comic Shop Day!

“The Animals thought, spoke and took revenge. The dust has settled and the blood has dried, but a new force is rising in the West, ready to help Animal-kind seize power in the dark new world to come…”

Spinning out from Marguerite Bennett’s (INSEXTS, Bombshells and Batwoman) hit new series ANIMOSITY is this special collection, illustrated by Juan Doe (AMERICAN MONSTER, WORLD READER)! Witness the devastating effects of “The Wake” and how it affected other parts of the world on that terrifying day!

This hardcover edition, printed in the European Graphic Album size of 8.4 x 11.6, will be the only solo collection of this limited series ever printed. This oversized edition collects all three issues of this spin-off from the fan-favorite Animosity series. Available for the first time, and limited to 1,500 copies, as an exclusive for Local Comic Shop Day.


Black Mask is offering three EXCLUSIVE HARDCOVERS for Local Comic Shop Day®! And a Calexit Bandana!

YOUNG TERRORISTS – Exclusive Hardcover (w/ possible Lenticular Cover Opt-In)
$29.99 [limited to 999]
A young heiress discovers her father is part of a tyrannical new world orders, and she vows to burn his whole empire down.
224 pages. Collects parts 1 and 2 with the FCBD special.
* Participating Stores may possibly receive an Exclusive Lenticular Cover Card that customers can affix for a DIY lenticular cover or keep as a sticker.

4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK – Exclusive Hardcover
$29.99
4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK is the darkly comedic story of four burgeoning child criminals and their elaborate plans.When a group of bumbling criminals show up in her father’s life looking to pull one last job, young Paige has two choices – let her father get caught up in their criminal hijinks or enlist her three best friends to do the job first. Paige picks the bad one.
208 pages. Collects the 5-issue mini-series.

LCSD CALEXIT “Mulholland Resistance” bandana
$9.99
Join the resistance with this black bandana inspired by the flag of the Mulholland Resistance, Zora’s band of black masked revolutionaries in CALEXIT!

 

BLACK – Exclusive Hardcover (w/ possible Lenticular Cover Opt-In)
$34.99
In a world that already hates and fears them – what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it’s safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free.
160 pages. Collects the 6-issue mini-series.
* Participating Stores may possibly receive an Exclusive Lenticular Cover Card that customers can affix for a DIY lenticular cover or keep as a sticker.

 

ComixTribe is proudly supporting Local Comic Shop Day® 2017 by offering THE BLACK BAG, a special, limited-edition bundle featuring LIMITED BLACK EDITION variant covers of the first two issues of the sold-out, smash hit crime horror series SINK, as well as one of eleven randomly inserted mystery OXYMORON Volume 1 Hardcovers, each a rare limited edition print run.

THE BLACK BAG also includes a randomly inserted hard-to-find ComixTribe single issue variant, and a downloadable SINK #1 & 2 Digital Audio Bundle, featuring a soundtrack to accompany your reading of SINK #1 & 2, plus creator commentary on both issues by writer John Lees & artist Alex Cormack.

 

This is a joint ComicsPRO/Local Comic Shop Day® Exclusive!

The only place to get thes awesome Justice League Pins in 2017 will be participating Local Comic Shop Day® locations.

Collect them all! Coming out just in time for the Justice League Movie.

Note:  Not every item will be offered at every store.  Plan on visiting several stores in the area.

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