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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Ever Wonder Why We Missed Your Title?

Ever come into the shop to pick up your pull list only to find a title that is on your list is missing?  Sadly it happens.  Steve and I are quick to check the shelf or do a back order to make sure you don’t miss out but the mistake has already been made.  I’d like to walk you through an average comic order so you can see behind the scenes of our system and…

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Fun filled weekend and more ahead!

Our Indiegogo campaign continues go well as many of you have heard from our Facebook, so I wanted to talk a little about some of the events and changes to the store that will happen after we take over. You already know about the chairs, tables, and renovations but there are far cooler things we want to offer.  For example, this weekend we hosted our first Magic the Gathering pre-release.  Over Saturday and Sunday (with the…

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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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