Comicazi’s 17th Annual Halloweeniversary Party is Saturday 10/21!!!

HALLOWEENIVERSARY PARTY  SATURDAY 10/21 6pm – Midnight On Saturday October 21st, Comicazi will be celebrating our 17th BIRTHDAY! Nothing would make us happier than sharing the occassion with all of our friends, so we’re throwing a FREE Halloween / anniversary party… a Halloweeniversary, if you will! This event will be held right in Davis Square at the VFW (just 2 blocks from the shop) from 6pm until midnight, and EVERYONE is invited. This is an all ages / family friendly event, but drinks will be available for the 21+ crowd. We’ll have food, music, and games, along with a costume contest, and raffle prizes!   COSTUME CONTEST For the costume contest, we’ll be judging Best Over-All (Womens), Best Over-All (Mens), Best Group / Couples Costume, and Best Family Costume. Costumes aren’t required to attend, so no pressure if you just want to come and hang out.   RAFFLE  For the raffle, we’ll have prizing available at the party, and tickets are purchasable for 1 for $1, 10 for $5, 20 for $10, 30 for $20, 50 for $40, and 100 for $60. Ask about them next time you’re in the shop! Here’s a sneak peak at just a few of the raffle packages we’ll have at the party: We’re always super excited for our Halloweeniversary party, but this has been an exceptionally huge, Eisner winning year for us, so we hope to see all of you there. Please RSVP on the Halloweeniversary event page and help spread the word on social...

Thanks to Our LadiesCon Sponsors!

With MERE HOURS until LadiesCon 2017 we just wanted to take a moment to say THANK YOU to all of the sponsors that have come together to make the show happen. We are incredibly lucky to be part of such an amazing community. Thanks to Rockland Trust, Candlewick Press, Comicopia, FanMail, Genretastic.com, and Hub Comics for all your support! Check in on the LadiesCon site if you don’t have all the show details yet, or ask about it when you’re in the shop. We hope to see you all at the show!...

Comicazi: Best in Boston… and Eisner Nominated!!!

Hey gang! Some of you may have already seen the news on our social channels, but Comicazi won Best Comic Shop in Boston Magazine’s Best of 2017 poll! Winners were 100% selected by the community, so thank you so, SO much to everyone that voted for us. It means the world to us, honest. Check out all of Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston 2017 winners here. We were honored to be nominated alongside our friends from Comicopia, Hub Comics, and New England Comics. If you happen to spot a copy of the printed magazine in the wild please grab one for us so we can proudly display it in the shop! And as much as it’s a HUGE deal to win Best in Boston, wait ‘til you see the news below!   HOLY COW! Comicazi is nominated for the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award! The Eisners are essentially the Oscars of the comics world, an opportunity for pros in the comic industry to recognize the best in the field. The Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award is an award created by Eisner himself, recognizing the best comic shops in the world! We’re one of 19 retailers nominated from all around the world, including comic shops from across the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, France, Israel, and Portugal. Only one shop in Massachusetts has ever won this award, so it’s an enormous honor to receive this kind of recognition. Check out all 19 of the 2017 Eisner Spirit of Comics Award nominees here.  The finalists will be announced during the week of San Diego Comic-Con, and the...

Comicazi Back Issue Sale Weekend – Sat 5/13 & Sun 5/14!

Comicazi is having a huge sale on back issues! We don’t have sales very often, but our back issue bins are filled to overflowing, so this is the perfect time to stop in and pick up any vintage comic books you’ve had your eye on. We’ve got the biggest back issue selection in the Boston area, so you’ve got plenty of books to choose from. The sale will run all weekend long, on Saturday May 13th (11am – 9pm) and Sunday May 14th (11am – 7pm). Here’s the breakdown:   * Premium issues below $30 will be 50% off! * Super premium books $30 and up are 10% off! * Select comics in the showcase up to 50% off! * 50% of Highlights are Buy 1, Get 1 Free! * Buy 2, Get 1 Free rack comics will be Buy 2 Get 2 Free! * 50% off mini series! * Many more discounts in store!   We’ll be taking sign ups for a back issues exclusive newsletter mailing list, so you can get the inside track on new comic collections, conventions we’ll be attending, limited deals, and more. Make sure to RSVP on our Facebook event page, and please share to help spread the...

Free Comic Book Day Sale at Comicazi on May 6th!

Saturday May 6th is Free Comic Book Day! From 11am to 9pm we’ll be giving away FREE COMIC BOOKS for everyone’s favorite annual comic themed celebration. Not only will we be giving a ton of comics away, but we’re also having a HUGE SALE ON NEW COMICS, BACK ISSUES, TRADE PAPERBACKS, HARDCOVERS, and GAMES!   CURRENT ISSUE SALES: – $2 each for current back issues on the wall *excluding* the books on the New This Week Wall. That’s current series from Marvel, DC, Image, IDW, Vertigo, Dark Horse, & more!   GRAPHIC NOVEL / TRADE PAPERBACK / HARDCOVER SALES: – Select TPBs for $6 each / 2 for $10 / 5 for $20 – Buy 1 Get 2 Free hardcovers – Buy 1 Get 2 Free manga trades – 3 for $30 Image trade paperbacks (you must buy 3 to get the deal!) – $10 Vertigo older print TPBs (Preacher, Y:TLM, DMZ, Hellblazer) – $10 Marvel Essential & DC Showcase collections – 30% off Omnibus Hardcovers *or* BUY ONE GET ONE!   BACK ISSUE SALES: – 50% off Mini-Series (By the front, the new wall, and behind the Bad Kids Press display) – 3 Variants for $10 (By the counter) – Select Buy 2 Get 1 premium issues (Rack by the Star Wars case) – 50% off Highlights (Border above the coffin and premium books) – 20% off premium issues, $2 back issues, and Kid Comics (everything in the main room)   GAMES SALES: -Buy 1 Get 2 Assorted Card Sets -20% Games Workshop: includes all Warhammer & Citadel paints & tools   We’ve got a killer list of...

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...