Upcoming Book Club Books

Upcoming Book Club Books

Heroes’ Beacon is proud to present “Between the Panels” book club. The goal is to introduce more people to the graphic novel and to expand the horizons of people who currently read graphic novels. Age: 17 and up (due to mature subject matter) Bi-weekly meetings held on Thursdays. Next meeting: Dec 12th Note: There will be no meeting held Dec 26th! Never read a graphic novel before? Don’t fret! There is never a bad time…

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Timeline for Heroes’ Beacon opening.

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about when Read’s closes and Heroes’ Beacon opens so I wanted to take a moment and try to clear that up. Read’s will continue to operate as normal until Friday, September 27th at 9pm.  That means the usual weekly events like D&D Encounters, FNM (Theroes release on the 27th!), Heroclix, etc… will happen as normal.  Anyone that has Mad City Comics loyalty points on their account will have…

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Perks for Pick up!

The D6, T-shirt, and Tote bag perks are all in now!  People can begin picking them up at Impossible Realities this weekend at our vendor table on Friday night and Saturday afternoon.  After that they will be available in store starting Sunday.  Extras will be for sale at Impossible Realities and then in store after Heroes’ Beacon officially opens. Thank you all for your support!

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Impossible Realities and the fast approach launch of Heroes’ Beacon!

It has been a few weeks so I thought I should bring you the latest news from Heroes Beacon. First up, our Paragon sponsor Impossible Realities is having their big annual convention September 13th – 15th.  It is a full weekend of great gaming.  If you enjoy D&D, Magic the Gathering, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Battletech, Infinity, just about any board game and a slew of other games this is a must attend event!  Heroes’ Beacon will…

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What’s happening?

As most of you may have noticed it is August and we have not made the big switch over yet. We get asked all the time when it is going to happen so I thought I’d talk a bit about it here. The process of starting a new business is one which we have never experienced before, so there have been a few things that are taking longer than we expected. Couple that with a…

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Indiegogo Perks

Just want to give a quick update on the Indiegogo Perks. T-shirt design is with the printers and awaiting final approval. Dice design is with Chessex, they are making some minor changes to our text to ensure it is readable. We should have a sample next week. Tote bags are being ordered today! If all moves smoothly the physical perks should be in our hands by the end of August! We are still looking into…

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Indiegogo!

Tomorrow we will launch our Indiegogo campaign. If you have not already seen the teasers for the various perks, head on over to facebook.com/heroesbeacon, to check them out. I’ve had a few people ask me why we are doing an Indiegogo campaign and what the money we raise will be for. The information on the campaign site when it launches will tell you much of it but I thought I’d answer some questions now. Why…

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The Journey begins

Well as many of you will have noticed on Facebook and Twitter we are starting to get Heroes’ Beacon off the ground.  Now if you are still wondering “What is Heroes’ Beacon?”  Let me elaborate.  Steve Henderson and I (Chris Duffield) have worked at Read’s / Mad City Comics for a lot of years (25+ between the two of us).  We’ve always loved the gaming and comic side of the store but it has never…

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