New Books and Comics: April 20, 2018

New Books and Comics: April 20, 2018

Hot new arrivals this week include the much-talked-about Action Comics #1000 and Black Mask’s Survival Fetish #1 by Patrick Kindlon and Antonio Fuso. We have also added copies of Adrian Tomine‘s Optic Nerve and Junji Ito‘s weird, horror/auto-biographical Cat Diary to our online...

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New Books and Comics: April 13, 2018

New Books and Comics: April 13, 2018

Free Comic Book Day Cupertino is approaching quickly and we’ve been hard at work sorting bargain bins and preparing for the event. In addition to  Yancey Labat, artist of DC Super Hero Girls, we are happy to announce two more guest artists will be joining us — alternative cartoonist...

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New Books and Comics: March 31, 2018

New Books and Comics: March 31, 2018

As the month comes to an end, we are getting ready to launch some exciting new April sales and articles and have begun preparation for Free Comic Book Day Cupertino. This past week, we were happy to announce that Yancey Labat, artist of DC Super Hero Girls, will be Wow Cool’s special guest...

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New Books and Comics: March 23, 2018

New Books and Comics: March 23, 2018

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at Wow Cool as we implement our new point-of-sale system at our Cupertino store and prepare for some exciting new April sales and articles. While we have continued to add dozens of new books and comics to the store, we missed last week’s post, so...

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New Arrivals March 9

New Arrivals March 9

Lots of great stuff this week, notably Eleanor Davis‘ Why Art?, The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America by Jaime Hernandez, the first issue of Young Animal‘s new Shade the Changing Woman, the rural-mystery/urban-horror mashup Gideon Falls #1 by Jeff Lemire and Andrea...

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New Arrivals March 2

New Arrivals March 2

This week’s highlights include the return of Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Stables, the conclusion to Young Animal‘s Milk Wars in Doom Patrol/JLA Special, and the second issue of the popular Black Mask series Calexit. Notable additions to our backlist are a copy of Futurama...

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New Arrivals February 23

New Arrivals February 23

Between this week and last 50+ new books have arrived. Highlights include Secret Loves of Geeks featuring acclaimed dystopian writer Margaret Atwood, Brandon Graham’s Multiple Warheads one-shot concluding the story featured in Island magazine, two comics from the DC/Young Animal crossover...

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New Arrivals February 8

New Arrivals February 8

Big week for new arrivals here at Wow Cool with books like Inside Moebius, Black Comix Returns, Paper Girls #20 by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, and Image’s new Twisted Romance #1 with art by Katie Skelly. Also this February, you can recieve 10% off your entire online order at...

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New Books In The Shop February 2

New Books In The Shop February 2

New in the shop this week are Gerard Way‘s Doom Patrol/JLA (which kicks off the Young Animal event Milk Wars), the collection of the acclaimed limited series Godshaper, Sparring With Gil Kane a book collecting decades of interviews with the creator, Blind Justice #2 with art by Noah Van...

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New Books In The Shop January 26

New Books In The Shop January 26

This week’s new comic highlights include the beautiful Jamie Hewlett art book, the second issue of Fantagraphics’ new anthology Now, and the very, very weird Doom Patrol #10. In other news, Wow Cool has just implemented a 10% discount when you subscribe to six or more current titles...

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New Arrivals January 19

New Arrivals January 19

A new week brings new arrivals and this week the highlights include an archival collection of Jack Kirby’s masterpiece Sky Masters of the Space Force, the third volume of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ Kill or Be Killed, and sci-fi epic Descender Vol. 5 by Jeff Lemire and Dustin...

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New Arrivals January 5

New Arrivals January 5

Hope everyone had a great New Year! Slow week in comic releases, but we have added Elijah Brubaker’s Reich and a few other goodies. We just migrated to a new faster web server, so the site should be flowing smoother now. New Books This Week New Collections New Backlist Titles

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New Arrivals December 29

New Arrivals December 29

This week’s post is going up a day late because we are in the midst of moving the stock from our former upstairs storage area to the backroom downstairs. If you didn’t already stop by today, the massive 25c bargain bin clearance sale will continue through tomorrow, New Year’s...

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Boxing Day Sale

Boxing Day Sale

It’s 20 percent off everything in the WowCool.com  store for one day only. Today. December 26th. Boxing Day. It’s a new store, too. We just made it. There is much more there than there ever was before and we keep adding to it every week. Dozens of books new and old, every single...

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New Arrivals December 21

New Arrivals December 21

The books keep showing up at Wow Cool. The following are now in stock online and in the Cupertino shop. We are continuing to add older back issues as well. Highlights this week include the long-awaited X-Men: Grand Design #1, Head Lopper #8 by Andrew MacLean, Joe Kubert’s Sojourn #1, and...

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New Arrivals December 15

New Arrivals December 15

As we ease into the new Wow Cool online shop we are also working out how to best announce new books each week. This inaugural post in the new format covers the last two weeks of books new to the Cupertino and online stores. You can now order directly from blog pages. We will eventually

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If You’re Not Watching the Football

If You’re Not Watching the Football

Here, after a long delay, is the next little group of cartoons that I like very very much. Some of them, like this “latte” one, come to me in an idle moment and then won’t leave me alone until I draw them. You ever get a pun running through your head as if it were

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Jim Rugg on the AltComics Podcast

Jim Rugg on the AltComics Podcast

Jim Rugg makes comics, books, drawings, illustrations, and designs. His books and comics include Street Angel, Afrodisiac, the PLAIN Janes, Rambo 3.5, Notebook Drawings, and Supermag. He has exhibited drawings at iam8bit, Gallery1988, Mondo, and the Society of Illustrators. Honors include Eisner...

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*Ahem* Is This Thing On?

*Ahem* Is This Thing On?

Hello, everyone. My name is Peter and I draw comics. The amazing and generous Marc Arsenault, proprietor of these here parts, has offered me a soapbox on the official Wow Cool blog. How cool is that? I’m going to explore some topics here that I don’t get to write (or draw) about...

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