Welcome to the Grand Adventure Blog! I am your host, Samantha. This week we are going to explore some crazy comics and manga!! So be on the lookout for some new reading material!
Fun fact of the day: During the superhero craze of the mid-1960s, Archie Comics published a few issues with Archie as the superhero Pureheart the Powerful. There was even a brief Jughead series portraying him as crime fighter Captain Hero.
We have a LOT of comics coming to you this week for the lottery!! Be sure to look at the names and labels as some are the same comic but different variants!!
- BATMAN #127 CVR E 1:25 INHYUK LEE CARD STOCK VAR (1:25)
- BATMAN DEAR DETECTIVE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR B INC 1:25 LEE BERMEJO VAR (1:25)
- NEW MUTANTS #29 REIS DESIGN VARIANT (1:10)
Don’t forget we are also a BAD IDEA Destination store!! And true to Bad Idea’s history of shenanigans, they are running a promotion for the launch. Details here: https://shop.theadventurebeginstx.com/preorder-bad-idea-two-part-one-all-in-1.html
Comic Book Rec’s!!
Comics this week are so amazing! I am so excited to share these with you!! Without further ado!
I give to you Star Wars: Oi-Wan #5. Obi-Wan has closed his journals for now and looks ahead as night falls and the sandstorm that has sequestered him begins to clear. But he discovers something unexpected in the hazards of the Jundland Wastes…a squad of ambushed storm troopers left to die. But one still has a fighting chance…and Obi-Wan may very well risk everything to save a single injured imperial stormtrooper that can’t help but remind Kenobi of the clones he served with for so long.
Our second comic is The Silver Coin #14. Lauren and Darren were working through their issues when a bad year hit. 2020 was when the world caught gore, when their relationship went to hell, and when a strange coin pushed things one step further.
Last but not least comic this week is Cover the Dead with Lime #2. Leaving Wivensea, Jack Teller: the lone plague Doctor has discovered the plague has shifted into an aggressive unearthly state of epidemic. The victims are coming back to life to further spread the disease. By request of Annabeth Williams, Jack sets out to the neighboring town of Arlington as Teller’s past begins to be explained.
Welcome to the manga corner where we talk about all things manga! This week we only have one manga but it will blow your mind! Next week will have some exciting news as well for the world of manga.
The manga this week is Correspondence from the End of the Universe.Russian recent college graduate Marko is looking forward to traveling the world with his lover. However, he is abducted by a mysterious being to the end of the universe, ruining his plans. That mysterious being assigns Marko a ten-year mission. All Marko can do is give his all to the mission and befriend his alien coworkers. This is the peculiar story depicting life in a place far removed from Earth.
Did you know we also do COMIC GRADING?? Come and see Macayla on the first Friday of the month with your favorite, or just a great comic you want to get graded. We have had some fantastic entries and even better grades. All comic book grading is done by CBCS and EGS.
Chaz and Dina have partnered with Comic Books for Kids/ Comic Books for Troops (https://www.comicbooksforkids.org/) to donate comics to sick kids and our honorable troops.
Be on the lookout for the next blog. Don’t forget to come in if you have any questions about anything on the blog or if you just want to come by and say hello. Until next time!
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