Comicazi Bob’s Panel Schedule at Boskone from 2/17 – 2/19

  Hey gang! Comicazi co-founder Bob will be speaking on 5 (!!!) panels at Boskone, New England’s longest running science fiction and fantasy convention! Boskone takes place from Friday February 17th to Sunday February 19th this year, and they have some great programs and guests lined up. Bob will be speaking on panels covering everything from comics for kids, local book stores, and DC’s cinematic universe. We’re proud to have Comicazi well represented at the show! Additional details about Boskone, including ticket prices, show times, and special guests can all be found on their official site: http://www.boskone.org We’ll see you there!   FRIDAY, February 17, 2017 8:00 PM Comics Confrontational Brenda Noiseux (M), Robert Howard, Elwin Cotman, Josh Dahl Harbor III · 60 min · Panel Comics hold a multicolored mirror up to society. They can present social dilemmas in a very direct way. What do SF comics say about the questions that trouble us today? What comics — speculative fiction or otherwise — deal with diversity, mental illness from dementia to autism, or societal issues from the Occupy movement to homicide by cop? Which current confrontational comics are particularly worth reading?   SATURDAY, February 18, 2017 3:00 PM Comics for Kids Robert Howard, Josh Dahl Galleria · 60 min · Children – DragonsLair 4:00 PM Comic Books Are Frozen Movies Brenda Noiseux (M), Chris Irvin, Robert Howard, Kirbi Fagan, Josh Dahl Marina 3 · 60 min · Panel Why comic books — more than novels or short stories or video games or real-life events — are the ideal form of source material for cinematic storytelling.   SUNDAY, February 19, 2017...

Comicazi’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Hey gang! With the holidays fast approaching, we thought we’d put together some recommendations to help with your gift gathering. Everyone in the shop pitched in with some of their favorites, covering everything from new trades, to vintage back issues, to action figures, to games, and more! Hopefully you’ll find a little something for everyone on this list. And if you don’t find exactly what you’re looking for, just let us know next time you’re in the shop and we’ll be happy to help you with your holiday hunting! MIKE’S RECOMMENDATIONS “I love vintage back issues! And Comicazi has got them in spades. Pick up a collectible back issue or three for the classic comic collector in your life!” MUNSON’S RECOMMENDATIONS “Christmas is easily my favorite time of the year! I am always looking for cool ornaments or decorations, and let me tell you we have some excellent items here at Comicazi for your house / apartment / work… you name it! Come in and get this stuff before I buy it ALL!” “Deadly Class is easily my favorite Image series of the last few years. This series is set in the late 1980’s and tells the tale of a group of kids that attend a High School for Assassins. Written by Rick Remender & drawn by Wes Craig, it is a series for people who want to see a mash up of The Breakfast Club and Battle Royale! Volumes 1-4 are available right now ($9.99-$14.99), and the hardcover Omnibus Vol.1 is 30% off cover price just in time for the holidays!!” ERIN’S RECOMMENDATIONS “I’m going to recommend Chew Volume...

Black Friday Deals at Comicazi!

Hey gang! If you’re looking to start your holiday shopping, or if you want to save yourself a bundle on a stack of comic-y goodness, then we’ve got you covered! We’ve got a bunch of deals lined up for Black Friday, that should be continuing through the end of the year. Come on down! 50% OFF ALL MINI SERIES: Every single mini series in the shop is 50% off the already discounted price! We’ve got a few hundred minis, story arcs, and complete runs bundled up, ranging from the 1970s to books fresh off the wall in 2016. Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, and tons of indies are represented. A big chunk of these stories have never been collected in trade, and are long out of print, so it’s a great way to snag some excellent stories on the cheap.   50% OFF ALL HIGHLIGHT BOOKS: Highlights are some of our favorite back issues, all marked down 50%! We rotate Highlights every few weeks to spotlight new arrivals, movie tie ins, and some of our favorite covers from the back issue bins. This month we’ve got a range of books, including Silver Age Dr. Strange, Bronze Age Marvel horror, cosmic books like Infinity Gauntlet, and Modern Age keys like the first appearance of Danny Ketch as Ghost Rider! These Highlights are right above the back issue bins.     5 TRADES FOR $20: We’ve got a few hundred TPBs and GNs at the back of the shop marked down to 5 for $20! It’s a huge selection of stuff that we don’t have room for on the main trade shelf,...

Blood Bowl Release on 11/25, Save 15% With a Free Demo!

Blood Bowl – The Game of Fantasy Football –  is returning in a new printing, and will release on Black Friday! Come in for a demo on either Friday 11/25 between 6-9pm, or Saturday 11/26 between 11am-6pm, and save 15% off your Blood Bowl purchase. Throw your team into competition with the Comicazi Blood Bowl League (CoBBLe) and see if you can beat the Bad Kids!   www.bloodbowl.com...

Bad Kids Press Open Studio On 11/12

Hey gang! On Saturday 11/12 we’ll be hosting an open studio at the shop for Bad Kids Press, our very own independent publishing imprint. Bad Kids Press is meant to spotlight some of our favorite local writers, artists, novelists, and creators, and we’re excited to open our doors to have a bunch of them in the shop. Creators will be showing off work in progress for upcoming releases, answering questions about indie publishing, and sharing ideas. The open studio will run from 8-10pm on Saturday 11/12, and you can get more details and RSVP at the event page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1365739016779280/ And if you want to learn more about Bad Kids Press, and what we’ve published so far, check out our official site: http://www.badkidspress.com Also, you can always find Bad Kids Press releases on the Local Art shelf right next to the new book wall. See you on Saturday!...

ComedyCazi Presents: Cops and Supers on Saturday, April 25

In a city of super-heroes, normal humans are represented by two separate but equally unimportant groups: The police, who have nothing to offer in the fight against super-villains, and the prisons who fail to contain them. These are their stories. Catch the loose cannon comedy that doesn’t play by the rules Saturday, April 25th. See Gideon Bautista, Jonathan Lang, Kyle Coston, T.J. Williams, Caitlin Donnelly, Tim O’Brien and Alex Lang perform with sound design by Emily Ledger. Tickets are $10.00 cash at the door or you can choose to pay just $8.00 online in advance. Crime doesn’t pay, and neither does...