New Releases July 26th!

New Releases July 26th!

Here are the new comics, trades and novelties out on July 26th! If you are interested in a title, contact us! We also offer a free comic subscription service COMICS HARLEY QUINN #22 VAR ED INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #9 LUKE CAGE #1 STARGATE UNIVERSE BACK TO DESTINY #1 CHAR DSN CARACUZZO CVR 24 LEGACY RULES OF ENGAGEMENT #3 (OF 5) ACTION COMICS #984 ACTION COMICS #984 VAR ED ALL NEW SOULFIRE #5 CVR A CAFARO ALL NEW…

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New Releases July 19th!

New Releases July 19th!

Here are the new comics, trades and novelties out on July 19th! If you are interested in a title, contact us! We also offer a free comic subscription service COMICS DEADPOOL #20 KOBLISH VAR DOCTOR WHO 10TH YEAR THREE #3 CVR A ZANFARDINO DOCTOR WHO 10TH YEAR THREE #4 CVR C MYERS DOCTOR WHO 10TH YEAR THREE #5 CVR C DIAZ I AM GROOT #1 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #8 KULL ETERNAL #1 NO ANGEL #3 SECRET EMPIRE…

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Collecting Comics

Collecting Comics

Often at Heroes’ Beacon, we are approached by folks looking to sell their old comics. Sometimes this is very exciting for us to dig through looking for treasure. There are many surprises to be found, both positive and negative. Sometimes you think you have a book worth $100, but the creases in the cover or clipped coupons bring that value way down. It can be a little sad, but heavy collectors want the most pristine…

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So I Created A Web Comic – You Can Too!

So I Created A Web Comic – You Can Too!

Last year I came to the realization that I used to love to draw. I remember drawing Nintendo characters as a child. I remember growing up enamored with Disney cartoons, comics like Jeff Smith’s Bone and foreign animated films from Studio Gibli. That said, I hadn’t drawn in years. My skill level had deteriorated considerably. Still, I used to love to draw. I used to enjoy the creativity. I discovered some friends who had been…

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Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

It’s almost that time of year again!  Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday May 6th.  Now you might be asking yourself “What is Free Comic Book Day?”  if so, it is a single day that has taken place every year (typically the first Saturday in May) since 2002 that celebrates independent specialty comic shops all over North America.  Publishers and suppliers work together to provide a selection of comics at cost to retailers who…

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Why Superman?

Why Superman?

Why Superman? This question has been asked to me countless times since I have been part of the comic book community. Why is Superman your favourite character? There are so many other “cooler”, “more relatable”, “more interesting” characters to choose from. Why would you like “Captain every-power”? The short answer for me is inspiration. Superman is not about punching the world’s problems away or using his heat vision to burn away the bad guys. He…

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Geek New Year (AKA Free Comic Book Day)

Geek New Year (AKA Free Comic Book Day)

If you get our newsletter (and I would totally recommend that you do!), you’ve read me gushing over Free Comic Book Day already in the past (and I wouldn’t doubt there could be some follow ups once we’re past it). Don’t get me wrong, we have a ton of fun with you guys the day of, however, Free Comic Book Day is not free or easy to pull off. But we <3 you guys and…

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How To Help Fandoms Grow

How To Help Fandoms Grow

It’s never been a better time to be a fan. Geek culture has become mainstream and fan communities have, as a result, been able to grow and connect like never before. As a result it’s very common these days to see people of all ages embrace their favorite fandom and share the things they love. It may be comics or games or a specific intellectual property. From Pokemon to Harry Potter, being a geek has…

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I am one with the Force, and the Force is with me.

I am one with the Force, and the Force is with me.

With Rogue One having come out this week and Star Wars Celebration coming up later in the month in Orlando, it got me thinking about how great it is to be a fan these days.  Not only is there a Star Wars movie in some form in the works every year for the foreseeable future, but we have great new and exciting products coming out in virtually every medium.  Some fans might not be aware…

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Happy Birthday, Sailor Moon!

Happy Birthday, Sailor Moon!

March 7th, 2017 marked 25 years since Sailor Moon first aired in Japan. I’m a “born again” Moonie, meaning I adore Sailor Moon and I have for about 20 years (that just made me feel ancient), however, I did go through a phase where I thought I was “too old” for it. It’s a shame really, that any of us ever believe that, but I fell for it just the same. But no more! I…

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