Thursday, December 17, 2009

Wonderful Wednesdays!

Several of you have asked us how the holidays are going to impact Wednesday new comic book day, and the answer is--not at all! We'll get in books on Wednesday, December 23rd, just like always. Then a week later, on December 30th, we'll have two must-read books (Blackest Night #6 and Origins of Siege) along with a few other surprises. Then, on Wednesday January 6th, the first books of 2010 arrive right on schedule. Diamond Distributors and FedEx are working overtime to make sure we have those books ready for you every Wednesday, so don't change you plans for the holidays!

Make Those Holiday Plans Now!

Is your Christmas afternoon a little empty? After getting up at 4:53 in the morning to open gifts and see what Santa brought, are you ready for something to do? Well, Dr. No's can be your place for holiday fun--not only are we open from 1pm until 6pm on Christmas day, but we're having our Christmas Day sale all day long! All sorts of things are on sale--but it's only one day, so be sure to come by!

Meanwhile, we're looking ahead to New Year's week. While it's a "skip week," there are still two must-have books slated for release on Wednesday, December 30th: Blackest Night #6 and Origins of Siege. That's right--you can find out what happens next in the biggest crossover story of the year, and you can catch up on the background info leading into Marvel's big 2010 crossover story. So come on by on Wednesday, December 30th to pick up these must-read books... and while you're there, betcha we can help you find a few other goodies you've overlooked!

A Ho-Ho-Whole Lot of Great Reading!

This week and next week promise to be two of the best weeks of the year for comics readers--lots of great books, some wonderful collections, and a heaping helping of Blackest Night tie-ins to make your holidays bright... or dark, as the case may be!

Highlights for this week include the refocused X-Factor #200, J. Michael Straczynski's superb Brave & Bold #30, James Robinson & Mark Bagley's compelling Justice League of America #40, and the positively stunning Rocketer Volume 1: Complete Collection Deluxe Edition HC, complete with over a hundred pages of sketches, unpublished art, and more.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Don't Miss the Dr. No's 10 Hour Sale!

Start your Christmas shopping early at our Dr. No's 10 Hour Sale. We'll be open from 1pm to 6pm on Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving Day), and the sale will continue from 11am until 4pm on Friday, November 27th. There'll be great bargains in every product category, so come on in and stock up! Don't wait too long, though--the sale ends at 4pm on Friday!

A Great Comics Week!

There are three more Blackest Night "ring books" this week--Adventure Comics #4 and Outsiders #24. There's also a surprise non-ring Blackest Night tie-in: Superman/Batman #66.

If you missed any of the earlier ring tie-in books, we are taking advance orders for the second printings of all three; these printings will have recolored covers, and they will qualify for a ring if you preorder.

Marvel has two Realm of Kings books shipping this week: the kickoff oneshot and the first issue of the Realm of Kings: Inhumans miniseries.

And all of you collectors of those remarkably affordable British lead figurines will be happy to know that there are new figures coming in for the DC and Marvel lines, as well as new Star Wars vehicles and the first two Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lead Figures.

See you on Wednesday! Remember, we have all the new books available for purchase the minute the doors open at 11:00 am!

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Ring 'Em Up!

Want to wage your own personal re-enactment of Blackest Night? Then you're really going to want the seven limited-distribution promotional rings that are being offered in conjunction with seven Blackest Night tie-in books shipping in November. The seven books include Doom Patrol #4, Booster Gold #26, R.E.B.E.L.S. #10, Adventure Comics #4, Outsiders #24, Justice League of America #39, and Blackest Night #5. Each book will have a ring offered in conjunction with its release. Prepay for the entire set and you're guaranteed one of each ring--and we'll even give you a Black Lantern ring immediately to get your collection started! This offer is limited, though, so don't wait too late--when we run out of rings, that's it!

(Amazing powers not included, unless you have sufficient will power...)

Stardust Overdrive Sneak Peek Slated for 10/31

YuGiOh fans, take note: the sneak peek event for the next YuGiOh booster set, Stardust Overdrive, is slated for 1pm on Saturday, October 31st. The price for the sneak peek is $20; that gets you five packs of the next booster release two weeks before they go on sale to the rest of the world--and there are bonus items as well! We start signing people up at noon, for those of you already planning your schedule.

The last YuGiOh sneak peek we hosted drew more than 60 people, and we're hoping for even more this time. Konami has allowed us to order enough card packs to handle up to 80 people--but after that, we have to start turning folks away. If you want to be sure you don't miss out, come on by and preregister--that way you're guaranteed that you'll have a slot when you show up on October 31st!

Blackest Night Tie-Ins Make for a Bright Week

Yep, there are two Blackest Night books this week--Blackest Night: Batman #3 (and what a great ending to this miniseries!) and Green Lantern Corps #41, both must-reads for those who want the full Blackest Night picture. Marvel gives us Web of Spider-Man #1 (spotlighting Spidey's supporting cast, along with new tales of the near-future Spider-Girl) and X-Men Vs. Agents of Atlas #1 (a great way to find out why so many are raving about Agents of Atlas).

The hottest upscale items of the week are Absolute Death, reprinting every Neil Gaiman Death-related piece, and the Batman Family Multi-Part Statue #1, featuring Catwoman and Robin, along with 1 segment of the Batman statue. Get all three Batman Family Statue Sets, and you have a complete Batman as well!

Thursday, October 08, 2009

More Entertainment, Less Money!

Looking for a bargain? Then peruse our collected volumes sales shelf, where hundreds of titles with orange stickers are "buy two get one free"! Lotsa great reading in manga, superhero, sophisticated adventure, fantasy, and more!

And while we're talking about bargains, don't forget our huge selection of $1 comics. We update those boxes regularly, so you can find books ranging from a couple of months old to more than 40 years old--and no matter how old or who's in 'em, they're only a buck each!

Great Stuff for October 7th

It's a great week for Bat-fans, with Batman Annual #27 (the first part of a two-parter that leads into the new Azrael series), Batman & Robin #5 (more goodness from Grant Morrison & Philip Tan), and Batman: The Unseen #1 (the new Doug Moench-Kelley Jones limited series with a creepy edge). Meanwhile, the former Brother Voodoo gets an upgrade in Doctor Voodoo and the X-Men get youthened in X-Babies #1.

Here are some of the highlights for the week. Come on by and check 'em out; they're all available for sale as soon as the doors open on Wednesday morning!

And of course, we still have the largest selection of collected volumes in the Southeast, so you can be sure that we've got something you'll enjoy!

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Zendikar Release Event coming up Saturday, 10/3!

As Magic: The Gathering fans know, Zendikar officially goes on sale October 3rd--and to celebrate the release of the hottest Magic set in years, we're holding an official release event on Saturday, October 3rd. Come on by and join in the fun.

And just in case you haven't heard what makes Zendikar so phenomenally hot: WotC has inserted some of the rarest original MtG cards in these packs, including Moxes, Black Lotus, and more. These aren't reprints--they're original, ultra-valuable, ultra-desirable collectible cards, put into the packs at random. That means that you might get a card worth hundreds or thousands of dollars. These are only certain to be included in the first wave--and all the Zendikar boxes we have right now are first wave boxes, so get 'em while the getting's good!

Spend Some Time With Superman's Pal

Silver Age DC fans will want to take a look at the impressive selection of very good to fine condition Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen that we recently picked up. Lots of fun Silver Age reading here! (And of course, we still have some primo Superman, Action, and Superboy left from our last large Silver Age purchase, so check them out at the same time!)

Get Savage!

Conan fans, take note--we've just purchased a huge collection of Savage Sword of Conan, and now have about 95% of the first 200 issues in stock in very fine or better! If you've been looking to fill in holes, this is your chance--we rarely see these books in this condition! The last time we got a collection of Savage Sword, 30% of 'em sold in the first two weeks, so don't dawdle!

Monday, September 28, 2009

The Best in Comics for September 30th

It's another great comics week, with Blackest Night: Titans #2, Green Lantern #46 (can you believe how great Blackest Night is? Apparently we're not the only ones who think so, based on the way all these books are selling!),Batman: Widening Gyre #2 (by Kevin Smith!), and Thor #603 (the next-to-the-last J. Michael Straczynski issue) headlining. Here are some of the week's bigger titles--and they're all on sale as soon as we open the doors Wednesday morning!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Lots to Read for the Week of September 23rd!

It's another great comics week, with Blackest Night Superman #2, Dark X-Men: Confessions, New Avengers, and Justice League headlining. Here are some of the week's bigger titles--and they're all on sale as soon as we open the doors Wednesday morning!

Monday, September 14, 2009

Incoming for Wednesday, September 16th

It's a solid week for comics fans, highlighted by Blackest Night #3. There's a great reason why this is the biggest event of 2009: writer Geoff Johns is delivering one of the most high-energy, suspenseful stories in comics history, and it's written so that newcomers can enjoy the book just as much as DC comics veterans!

As always, all new releases will be on the wall ready to sell when we open the door on Wednesday, so come on by!

Monday, September 07, 2009

Check out the New Arrivals for September 10th!

It's a solid week for comics fans, highlighted by Blackest Night: Batman #2, Marvels Project #2, Ultimate Comics Avengers #2, and the Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft Special. The week's collected volume highlight has to be the The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the 21st Century, a massive Absolute-style compilation of all the Frank Miller-Dave Gibbons Martha Washington tales. And for Duck fans, we're getting in the first syroco-style Walt Disney sculpture, featuring the miser-with-a-heart-of-gold Uncle Scrooge.

Don't forget that books will go on sale on Thursday, September 10th this week due to the Labor Day holiday delay. We'll have everything on the shelves and ready for purchase when we open the doors at 11am!

Thursday, September 03, 2009

A Stealth Blackest Night Tie-In & More!

Lots of great stuff to read for the week of September 2nd, including Solomon Grundy #7 (a stealth Blackest Night tie-in!), Justice League: Cry for Justice #3, and Batman #690 (featuring another outstanding art job by Mark Bagley). There's also an amazing Absolute V for Vendetta with over a hundred pages of material not collected in the trade paperback. And of course, we still have all the Blackest Night issues and tie-ins in stock, along with lots of other great books. Come on by!

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Open July 4th (and every other day!)

As always, Dr. No's will be open on July 4th from 11am until 8pm. Of course, our regulars aren't surprised by that--for three decades now, Dr. No's has been open 365 days a year for your convenience! So come on in on the 4th of July (it seems like a particularly appropriate day to check out some independents)!

Red White & Blue Reason to Visit Dr. No's on July 1st

After an absence of more than two years, Steve Rogers is about to return to the Marvel Universe. But how? And who's responsible? Find out in Captain America: Reborn #1, which will be available starting at 11am on July 1st! What more appropriate event book can there be leading into the 4th of July weekend?

Looking Ahead to July 15th

We've been waiting for it for almost a year now, and at long last Blackest Night is about to begin! The first issue will be available at Dr. No's at 11 am on Wednesday, July 15th. Be here!

(And if you prepay for all eight issues of Blackest Night in the next couple of weeks, you can get a copy of Blackest Night #0 at no additional charge!)

Monday, April 27, 2009

Free Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day is approaching on Saturday, May 2nd--and we have plenty of reasons for you to mark the date on your calendar!

First off, we have some wonderful books, including all-ages-friendly comics, Blackest Night #0, an Avengers special that pits the team against the Dark Avengers, and much more. There's stuff for newcomers, for long-time fans, for collectors... there really is something for everyone!

Second, we have some great guests joining us for a little while that day. Mark Bagley, artist of Trinity and the man who drew more issues of Spider-Man than any other illustrator, will be on hand. So will Brian Reed, writer of Ms. Marvel, Timestorm 2009-2099, the upcoming Sinister Spider-Man series, and much more. And Dean Motter, creator of Mister X and writer/illustrator of the latest Mister X series for Dark Horse, will be here as well. That's three great creators--and you can say hello and get their autographs between noon at 1:30 pm on Saturday!

Third, our backstock sale will still be going on. We're running 25% on all boxed backstock, with 35% off for purchases over $100 (before discount) and 45% off for purchases over $200 (before discount). What a great time to fill in holes in your collection.

Fourth, we've just launched our "buy two get one free" sale on hundreds of manga titles. Check 'em out!

And fifth, for those of you who are gaming fans, we're having a sneak peek event for the latest YuGiOh series that day. $20 gets you five packs of the new release, Raging Battle, more than a week before the rest of the world has a chance to buy it!

That's Saturday, May 2nd--don't miss it!