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THE BIG NEWS SECTION:

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

THE BIG QUAD CITY CON NEWS:
Krypton will be venturing out on the road again (though not too far out of our backyard) to the Quad City Con in a few scant weeks! Please check out details at their website and be sure to follow all safe practices (masks, social distancing, etc) to ensure that cons can slowly return to our world! And be sure to stop by our booth while you’re there!

Quad City Con takes place at the Mid-America Center on Sunday, September 27th, and entry is only $5 – get more info here: https://quadcitycon.com/

THE BIG FREE COMICS NEWS:
Well, Free Comic Book Day didn’t work out this year so far, but you can still pick up some of the free comics! Continuing this Wednesday, stop by Krypton and pick up to 5 titles from this year’s Free Comic Book Day! The new list this week includes:

Enter the Incal #1
Legend of Zelda Princess Splatoon
Sue and Tai-Chan Preview

Again, we ask that you limit to 5 titles per customer. Come on by!

THE BIG STORE OPERATION NEWS:
We understand that this is a very strange time right now. It seems like things are changing by the day all over the country. We’ve got a few things
we wanted to say here:
1) As of today, Krypton’s temporary hours are:
Sunday: 12 PM – 5 PM
Monday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM – 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Friday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 6 PM
2) We will be offering curbside pickup for your comics, if you just want to drive by and pick them up. We’ll pack them up and you can call in with payment, or other methods will be available based on whatever you’re comfortable with.
3) All of our gaming events have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.

Our primary concern at this time is the health and well-being of our customers and staff. We know that this is a tough time for many of you and we want to be at our best in serving your needs. We understand that everyone needs a distraction from the world and we think that comics are the perfect fit for that, so please let us do that for all of you if we can. And most importantly, stay safe and healthy, all of you!

Shipping This Week:

Shipping This Week: September 16th, 2020

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

Every week, PREVIEWS world announces which comics, graphic novels, toys and other pop-culture merchandise will arrive at your local comic shop. The products will be on sale in comic shops on the indicated date.
This list is tentative and subject to change. Please check with your retailer for availability.

PREMIER PUBLISHERS:

BOOM! STUDIOS

JUN200798 BTVS SEASON 12 LIBRARY HC VOL 01 $29.99
JUL200924 FAITHLESS II #4 CVR A LLOVET (MR) $3.99
JUL200925 FAITHLESS II #4 CVR B EROTICA CONNECTING VAR (MR) $4.99
JUL200883 FIREFLY #20 CVR A MAIN $3.99
JUL200884 FIREFLY #20 CVR B KAMBADAIS VAR $3.99
JUL200930 JIM HENSON DARK CRYSTAL AGE RESISTANCE #11 CVR A MAIN $3.99
JUL200931 JIM HENSON DARK CRYSTAL AGE RESISTANCE #11 CVR B CONNECT VAR $3.99
JUL208569 JIM HENSON DARK CRYSTAL AGE RESISTANCE #11 CVR C BERGARA $3.99
APR201375 JIM HENSON LABYRINTH CORONATION TP VOL 02 $16.99
JUL200927 ONCE & FUTURE #11 $3.99
JUL208570 POWER RANGERS DRAKKON NEW DAWN #1 (2ND PTG) $4.99
JUL208571 SEVEN SECRETS #2 CVR B NGUYEN VAR $3.99
JUL200917 SEVEN SECRETS #2 MAIN $3.99
JUN200780 SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE ORIGINAL GN HC $24.99

DARK HORSE COMICS

JUN200306 BLACKWOOD TP VOL 02 MOURNING AFTER $19.99
JUL200238 YOU LOOK LIKE DEATH TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY #1 (OF 6) CVR A G $3.99
JUL200240 YOU LOOK LIKE DEATH TALES UMBRELLA ACADEMY #1 (OF 6) CVR C R $3.99

DC COMICS

Batman #99 (Cover A Jorge Jimenez), $3.99
Batman #99 (Cover B Francesco Mattina Card Stock Variant), AR
Batman #99 (Cover C Jorge Jimenez Nightwing Card Stock Variant), AR
Batman Curse Of The White Knight HC, $29.99
Batman’s Grave #10 (Of 12)(Cover A Bryan Hitch), $3.99
Batman’s Grave #10 (Of 12)(Cover B Arthur Adams Card Stock Variant), AR
Catwoman #25 (Cover A Joelle Jones), $5.99
Catwoman #25 (Cover B Lee Bermejo Card Stock Variant), AR
Dark Knight Returns The Golden Child Deluxe Edition HC, $17.99
DCeased Dead Planet #1 (Of 6)(Peach Momoko 4th Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
DCeased Dead Planet #2 (Of 6)(David Finch 2nd Printing Black & White Variant Cover), $3.99
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover A Andy Kubert Wraparound Variant), $9.99
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover B Lee Bermejo Batman & Nightwing Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover C J. Scott Campbell Batman & Batgirl Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover D Stanley Artgerm Lau Batman & Batwoman Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover E Frank Quitely Batman & Robin Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover F Jim Lee Batman & Superman Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover G Jim Cheung Batman & Bane Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover H Olivier Coipel Batman & Harley Quinn Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover I Gabriele Dell’Otto Batman & Scarecrow Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover J Adam Hughes Batman & Catwoman Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover K Marc Silvestri Batman & Joker Variant), AR
Detective Comics #1027 (Cover L Blank Variant), AR
Hawkman Volume 3 Darkness Within TP, $16.99
Joker Killer Smile HC, $29.99
Justice League #53 (Cover A Liam Sharp), $3.99
Justice League #53 (Cover B Ian MacDonald), AR
Metal Men #10 (Of 12)(Cover A Shane Davis), $3.99
Metal Men #10 (Of 12)(Cover B Kevin Nowlan), AR
Strange Adventures #1 (Of 12)(Evan Doc Shaner 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Strange Adventures #1 (Of 12)(Mitch Gerads 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Strange Adventures #3 (Of 12)(Mitch Gerads 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Strange Adventures #4 (Of 12)(Mitch Gerads 2nd Printing Variant Cover), $4.99
Teen Titans #45 (Cover A Bernard Chang), $3.99
Teen Titans #45 (Cover B Khary Randolph), AR

DYNAMITE

AUG191228 ARTGERM VAMPIRELLA COLL BUST $129.99
JUL208126 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CASTRO FOC BONUS VAR $3.99
JUL200809 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CVR A PARRILLO $3.99
JUL200810 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CVR B GEORGIEV $3.99
JUL200811 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CVR C LINSNER $3.99
JUL200812 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CVR D PEEPLES HOMAGE $3.99
JUL200813 DEJAH THORIS (2019) #8 CVR E TASHA UK COSPLAY $3.99
DEC191096 JAMES BOND REFLECTIONS OF DEATH HC $24.99
JUL200727 VAMPIRELLA TRIAL OF THE SOUL ONE SHOT CVR A SEARS $4.99
JUL200728 VAMPIRELLA TRIAL OF THE SOUL ONE SHOT CVR B SEARS B&W $4.99

IDW PUBLISHING

FEB200683 GI JOE #8 CVR A WALTER $3.99
FEB200684 GI JOE #8 CVR B WILLIAMS II $3.99
APR200720 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #31 CVR A YARDLEY $3.99
APR200721 SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #31 CVR B JON GRAY $3.99
MAR200764 STAR TREK YEAR FIVE #14 CVR A THOMPSON $3.99
JUN200588 STAR WARS ADVENTURES TP VOL 10 DRIVING FORCE $9.99

IMAGE COMICS

JUL200191 BIG GIRLS #2 $3.99
JUN200080 HEAD LOPPER #13 CVR A MACLEAN (MR) $5.99
JUN200081 HEAD LOPPER #13 CVR B JOHNSON (MR) $5.99
JUL200059 LUCY CLAIRE REDEMPTION TP (RES) (MR) $16.99
JUL200122 OLD GUARD TP BOOK 02 FORCE MULTIPLIED (MR) $16.99
JAN200283 OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #46 (MR) $3.99
JUN200177 SONATA TP VOL 02 CITADEL (MR) $16.99
JUL200017 STILLWATER BY ZDARSKY & PEREZ #1 (MR) $3.99

MARVEL COMICS

MAR201054 AERO #11 $3.99
JUL200606 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SINS OF NORMAN OSBORN #1 $4.99
JUL200607 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SINS OF NORMAN OSBORN #1 CASANOVAS VAR $4.99
APR201102 AVENGERS OF THE WASTELANDS TP $15.99
APR201029 CAPTAIN AMERICA #23 $3.99
JUL200666 CAPTAIN AMERICA #23 ALEX ROSS CAPTAIN AMERICA TIMELESS VAR $3.99
JUN209040 CAPTAIN AMERICA #23 GURIHIRU HEROES AT HOME VAR $3.99
JUL208171 CAPTAIN MARVEL #19 2ND PTG SMITH VAR EMP $3.99
APR201046 CONAN BATTLE FOR SERPENT CROWN #5 (OF 5) $3.99
APR201048 CONAN BATTLE FOR SERPENT CROWN #5 (OF 5) MCKONE VAR $3.99
JUN209248 EMPYRE #4 (OF 6) 2ND PTG MCKELVIE VAR $4.99
APR200907 EXCALIBUR #12 XOSP $3.99
APR200900 GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 $4.99
JUL200664 GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 ALEX ROSS STORM TIMELESS VAR $4.99
APR200901 GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 BARTEL VAR $4.99
APR200897 HELLIONS #4 $3.99
JUL208169 HELLIONS #4 GOMEZ VAR $3.99
JUL200662 IMMORTAL HULK #0 $4.99
APR201027 IMMORTAL HULK #37 $3.99
JUL200663 IMMORTAL HULK #37 ALEX ROSS HULK TIMELESS VAR $3.99
JUN209042 IMMORTAL HULK #37 GURIHIRU HEROES AT HOME VAR $3.99
JUL200595 IRON MAN #1 $4.99
JUL200599 IRON MAN #1 ALEX ROSS IRON MAN TIMELESS VAR $4.99
JUL200604 IRON MAN #1 BLANK VAR $4.99
JUL200601 IRON MAN #1 TENJIN VAR $4.99
JUL200602 IRON MAN #1 WEAVER VAR $4.99
APR201105 MARVELS SPIDER-MAN TP BLACK CAT STRIKES $15.99
APR201118 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP SPIDER-WOMEN $9.99
MAR201070 STAR WARS #6 $3.99
MAR201071 STAR WARS #6 SPROUSE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VAR $3.99
APR201051 STAR WARS DARTH VADER #5 $3.99
APR201052 STAR WARS DARTH VADER #5 SPROUSE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VAR $3.99
FEB201059 STAR WARS JEDI FALLEN ORDER DARK TEMPLE TP $15.99
MAR201114 STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION EMPIRE TP VOL 06 $44.99
APR201008 THOR #7 $3.99
APR201009 THOR #7 KLEIN VAR $3.99
APR200914 TRUE BELIEVERS X-MEN CYPHER #1 $1.00
APR200913 TRUE BELIEVERS X-MEN HAVOK #1 $1.00
APR200917 TRUE BELIEVERS X-MEN MAGIK #1 $1.00
APR200891 X-MEN #12 EMP XOSP $3.99
MAR201094 X-MEN FANTASTIC FOUR TP 4X $15.99
FEB200902 X-MEN MARVELS SNAPSHOT #1 $4.99
FEB200903 X-MEN MARVELS SNAPSHOT #1 REILLY VAR $4.99
FEB201065 X-MEN TP RELOAD $39.99

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

JUL201660 BEASTARS GN VOL 08 $12.99
JUL201561 BELLE HEARTS & MINDS ONE SHOT #1 CVR A VITORINO $5.99
FEB202004 BLADE RUNNER 2019 TP VOL 02 OFF WORLD $16.99
JUL201549 BLEED THEM DRY #3 $3.99
FEB202085 BLOODSHOT (2019) #8 CVR A KIRKHAM $3.99
FEB201452 CARSON OF VENUS EYE OF AMTOR #3 CVR A CARRATU MAIN $3.99
JUL200995 DEAD DAY #3 (RES) $3.99
JUL201089 DEVILS HIGHWAY #3 (MR) $3.99
JUL201010 FEARLESS DAWN MEETS HELLBOY ONE SHOT MANNION CVR (RES) $3.99
JUL201011 FEARLESS DAWN MEETS HELLBOY ONE SHOT MIGNOLA CVR (RES) $5.99
JUL201552 FINGER GUNS #5 $3.99
JUL201540 HEAVY #1 CVR A DONOVAN (RES) $3.99
JUL201541 HEAVY #1 CVR B DANIEL (RES) $3.99
JUL200951 KENT STATE FOUR DEAD IN OHIO GN (RES) $24.99
JUL201555 MONEY SHOT #8 (MR) $3.99
JUL201090 OLD HAUNTS #4 (MR) $3.99
JUN201437 RAI (2019) TP VOL 01 (RES) $9.99
APR201729 TAROT WITCH OF BLACK ROSE TP VOL 01 ORIGINS 20TH ANNIV DLX ( $31.99
JUL201166 TENACIOUS D POST APOCALYPTO HC JACK BLACK KYLE GASS $29.99

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Picks of the Week

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

1.
HELLIONS #1 DX
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Zeb Wells (A/CA) Stephen Segovia
BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they’d have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold… but they didn’t plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child, Empath, Nanny, Orphanmaker, Psylocke…and Havok?! Under Sinister’s direction, they are sure to become productive members of mutant society. Writer Zeb Wells (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, NEW MUTANTS) and artist Stephen Segovia (WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY, SUPERIOR CARNAGE) bring you the team you’re going to hate to love!

2.
BATMAN CURSE OF THE WHITE KNIGHT #8 (OF 8)
DC COMICS
(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy
DC Black Label
Witness the final battle of the two Bats in this conclusion to the second installment of the White Knight saga! After learning the truth about his name and fortune, Bruce Wayne has made a shocking public announcement in pursuit of redemption-but before he can secure Gotham’s future and prosperity once and for all, he must protect the city in one last brutal showdown with Azrael. With Batman devastated by his shattered identity and with little left to lose, there may be nothing left to stop him from abandoning his code and resorting to one unthinkable desperate measure.

3.
KILLING RED SONJA #1 CVR A WARD
DYNAMITE
(W) Mark Russell, Bryce Ingman (A) Craig Rousseau (CA) Christian Ward
An all-new series, spinning out of the smash hit RED SONJA title written by MARK RUSSELL!
In order to become queen, Sonja The Red had to defeat an evil emperor. But that emperor had a son. And that son will do ANYTHING to exact his revenge…even if it means embracing horrible magics he does not understand. Don’t miss out on this series that will affect the Sonja series for years to come! By MARK RUSSELL (Red Sonja, Year Of The Villain), BRYCE INGMAN (Edgar Allen Poe’s Snifter Of Terror) and CRAIG ROUSSEAU (The Flash).

4.
GIANT SIZE X-MEN #1 NIGHTCRAWLER
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Alan Davis
HICKMAN AND DAVIS HAUNT THE XAVIER SCHOOL!
Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman teams with legendary artist Alan Davis (X-MEN, EXCALIBUR, AVENGERS) for an eerie tale of adventure! When the X-Men lose contact with the Greymalkin Habitat, it falls to Nightcrawler to lead a mission into the unknown!

TOY SPOTLIGHT PICK OF THE WEEK!
Highlighting a toy that is new this week or a blast from the past!

MY HERO ACADEMIA WV2 7IN SHOTO TODOROKI AF CS (Net) (C: 1-1-
TMP TOYS / MCFARLANE’S TOYS
Designed with Ultra articulation with 22 moving parts
Showcased in My Hero Academia themed window box packaging

GAMING EVENTS:

This week's Gaming

Posted: Thursday September 24, 2020

GAMING SCHEDULE:

THE KRYPTON GAMING ROOM IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ALL EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH THE END OF MARCH!

Krypton offers scheduled events for Magic, Pokémon, D&D, HeroClix, Chess and Star Trek Attack Wing in our gaming zone!

MAGIC: THE GATHERING -
Friday Night Magic Dates, Formats, and Entry Fees:

03/13 – Mystery Booster Draft – Registration at 6:00 PM, Play at 7:00 PM – $20 / Mystery Booster Draft – Registration at 8:00 PM, Play at 8:30 PM – $20

BRAWL TUESDAYS! – Krypton presents Tuesday night 1v1 Brawl events! Entry Fee: $5 – Registration at 6:00 PM, Play at 6:30 PM. 125% of all paid entries will be paid out in store credit!

PIONEER WEDNESDAYS! – Krypton presents Wednesday night Pioneer events! Entry Fee: $11 – Registration at 6:00 PM, Play at 6:30 PM. 125% of all paid entries will be paid out in store credit!

MODERN THURSDAYS! – Krypton presents Thursday night Modern events! Entry Fee: $11 – Registration at 5:30 PM, Play at 6:30 PM. 125% of all paid entries will be paid out in store credit!

HEROCLIX
Bring about all the battles you wish you’d seen in the Comic Book world
with HeroClix! Every Thursday, Universes collide on Krypton’s gaming tables!

Thursdays —- Play begins at 5:30 PM – FREE!

POKEMON
Every Monday, trainers meet to tame and teach their monsters to send
into battle! Gotta catch ‘em all!

Mondays — Play begins at 5:30 PM – FREE!

STAR TREK ATTACK WING
Klingons, Vulcans, Romulans; at the heart of it all stands the Federation! Come
battle for the fate of the Universe every Sunday!

Every Sunday — Play begins at 12:00 PM. – FREE!

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