Fantastic Comics Halloween Costume Contest 2016

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Every year Fantastic Comics hosts a costume contest on Halloween. Our customers come in wearing incredible costumes and we just have to share them. If YOU want to vote for this year’s winner, head over to our facebook album and … Continue reading

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Ebay Listings – TOMB OF DRACULA #1 & G.I. COMBAT #91

Did you know we have a Fantastic Comics Ebay store? Although we’re much more focused on providing a fantastic local comic shop experience, occasionally we will sell rare, valuable, or otherwise special comics online.

Check out our current listings, ending 9/29!

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Tomb of Dracula #1 CGC 8.0 VF (Apr 1972, Marvel)
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GI Combat #91 CGC 5.5 – Haunted Tank 1st cover! (DC Comics, 1961)
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Wonder Woman and Black Magick Events

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We had a fantastic time in August at our WONDER WOMAN and BLACK MAGICK events with writer Greg Rucka and artists Liam Sharp and Nicola Scott! Thanks to everyone who came out and made them both so special. Check out … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Signing FAQ

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We are all super excited for our Wonder Woman signing this Sunday! Folks have been contacting us with questions and we think this FAQ should address most of them. As always, if you have any further questions about attending this event, just let us know!

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Lying Cats have arrived!

Good news, Saga fans!
We just got in our shipment of Lying Cat plushies!

We love Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga here at Fantastic Comics, so we were thrilled when Essential Sequential contacted us about carrying these fantastic stuffed animals of everyone’s fan favorite lie-detector.
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These Lying Cats stand about 17″ and are super soft. They purr and, of course, say “Lying!” Call us if you have any questions and make sure you come in to pick up your Lying Cat today!

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 with Kate Leth

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Despite the rain, we had another FANTASTIC FCBD this year! We were so happy to see so many of you turning out for the free comics and to meet the phenomenal Kate Leth at her signing! Thank you so much … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 with FAQ

May is fast approaching, which means it’s time for our yearly FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

This year our FCBD will be featuring a signing with KATE LETH!
Kate is a fan favorite artist and the writer of Patsy Walker aka Hellcat, Vampirella, Power Up, Edward Scissorhands, Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors, and more! Check her out at her website: http://kateleth.com/

Come by the store to take advantage of all-day, store-wide sales, get your picture taken with members of the 501st Legion, and pick up a bag of specially produced FREE COMICS!

Free comics are first come first serve and our doors open at 10AM, so come early.

For updates, RSVP to our facebook event.
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FCBD FAQ:

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Fantastic Comics Halloween Costume Contest 2015

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Every year Fantastic Comics hosts a costume contest on Halloween. Our customers come in wearing incredible costumes and we just have to share them. If YOU want to vote for this year’s winner, head over to our facebook album and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Ladies Comics Club Discusses BITCH PLANET

Are you a woman who loves reading comics? Then come join us at Fantastic Comics for our monthly women’s comic book club!
Read a pre-arranged trade paperback or hardcover a month, then join us for a group discussion. Whether you’ve been reading comic books your whole life or have never picked one up before, please join us. Come have fun and talk comics!
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For Sunday, Nov 1st we will be reading:

BITCH PLANET
By Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro

In the near future the world is governed by The Fathers and women who step out of line are labeled Non Compliant. The worst of these Non Compliant women are sent to an off-world prison known as Bitch Planet. This is their story! A critically acclaimed comic that combines the women in prison exploitation genre with hardcore, punch-you-in-the-face, feminist science fiction.

We meet Sunday, Nov 9th from 7:30-8:30PM at Fantastic Comics, one block from Downtown Berkeley BART.

This meeting is open to women attendees only, including LGBT+ and nonbinary identified adults. We are wheelchair accessible and happy to welcome new readers as well as life-long comic book fans.

Please RSVP on facebook.

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Fantastic Ladies Comics Club Discusses NIMONA

Are you a woman who loves reading comics? Then come join us at Fantastic Comics for our monthly women’s comic book club!
Read a pre-arranged trade paperback or hardcover a month, then join us for a group discussion. Whether you’ve been reading comic books your whole life or have never picked one up before, please join us. Come have fun and talk comics!
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For Sunday, Oct 4th we will be reading:

NIMONA
By Noelle Stevenson

Nimona, an impulsive young shapeshifter, declares herself the sidekick of Ballister Blackheart, a villainous scientist working to expose the less than heroic government ruling the kingdom and seeking vengeance against his nemesis, Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin. A flawless mix of science fiction an fantasy, NIMONA is an alternately funny and touching all ages adventure!

We meet Sunday, Oct 4th from 7:30-8:30PM at Fantastic Comics, one block from Downtown Berkeley BART.

This meeting is open to women attendees only, including LGBT+ and nonbinary identified adults. We are wheelchair accessible and happy to welcome new readers as well as life-long comic book fans.

Please RSVP on facebook.

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