2018 Eisner Award Winners

2018 Eisner Award Winners

Below is the full list of 2018 Eisner Award Nominees & Winners. The Winners are in BOLD. The awards were presented at a ceremony in San Diego, California on the evening of Friday, July 20, 2018 as part of Comic-Con International. Presenters included Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek’s Lt...

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D+Q announces 2019 releases at SDCC

D+Q announces 2019 releases at SDCC

Today at San Diego Comic-Con International, Drawn & Quarterly announced the acquisition of numerous new titles, including fall 2019 releases of Making Comics by Lynda Barry and the first volume in a landmark English-language series by beloved Garo cartoonist Yoshiharu Tsuge as well graphic...

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Actual Comics News from Comic-Con International 2018

Actual Comics News from Comic-Con International 2018

The legendary San Diego Comic-Con International is happening this week. Instead of pissing and moaning about ‘where have all the comic books gone’ we will simply report on the comics news that comes out of the show that we think you might be interested in… bullet-list style...

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Nate Powell talk and signing for Come Again August 16

Nate Powell talk and signing for Come Again August 16

Meet the acclaimed artist of Congressman John Lewis’ autobiographic graphic novel of the civil rights movement — March. He will be talking about his work and career, answering questions and signing copies of his books. His latest—Come Again—is One of Publishers Weekly‘s “Top 10...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

And we are back! It has been a long time since the Sunday Service last ran (late October 2017 when we got stuck in Major Moving Mode – We are not quite done unpacking yet). But hopefully this bit of link bloggery is back for regular weekly installments. It is fitting that we open back

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Meet Jim Starlin – The Infinity Architect

Meet Jim Starlin – The Infinity Architect

Jim Starlin started his career in comics in the early 1970s, he is best known for “cosmic” tales and space opera; for revamping the Marvel Comics characters Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock; and for creating or co-creating the Marvel characters Thanos, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora and Shang-Chi...

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Website Relaunch, 20% Off Sale, and New Arrivals

Website Relaunch, 20% Off Sale, and New Arrivals

As some of you are sure to have noticed, our site was down for about a month, but we’re back with exciting new highlights and books and a faster interface! Over the last two weeks, we’ve been hard at work adding new titles from the past month and beyond. To celebrate our relaunch, we...

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New Books and Comics: May 18, 2018

New Books and Comics: May 18, 2018

Comics highlights this week: Barrier #3 — the stellar new series by Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin (don’t forget pick up issue one and two before they sell out) Ether: The Copper Golems #1 — From Matt Kindt and Black Hammer‘s David Rubín comes this fantasy adventure...

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New Books and Comics: May 11, 2018

New Books and Comics: May 11, 2018

Highlights this week: Barrier #1 and Barrier #2 — the stellar new series by Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin Good News Bible: The Deadline Strips of Shaky Kane collecting the British artist’s work from the classic ’90s magazine Deadline for the first time. Unfinished...

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New Books and Comics: May 4, 2018

New Books and Comics: May 4, 2018

The Wow Cool® Alternative Comics store in Cupertino is having it’s fifth annual Free Comic Book Day event from 10am-7pm tomorrow, Saturday, May 5th. Wow Cool is celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Cupertino store and the 30th anniversary of our founding in New York City in 1988. The sale...

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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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