April’s reading groups are coming up, as we continue our journey into the groundbreaking series Sandman, by Neil Gaiman and a number of artists, including the World Fantasy Award winning story “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” For our regular reading group we’ll be discussing Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Omnibus.
Check below for the meeting dates for the next two months, below that is the cover art and publishers’ summary of April’s titles. All of these discussion are on Sundays at 6PM at the shop!
Sunday, April 3rd:League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Omnibus
Sunday, April 17th:Sandman vols 3+4
Sunday, May 1st:Patience
Sunday, May 15th:Sandman vols 5+6
The original two LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN epics are back in a single trade paperback. In this incredible tale, Allan Quatermain, Mina Murray, Captain Nemo, Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, and the Invisible Man unite to defeat a deadly menace to London and all Britons! Then, one month later, the skies over England are filled with flaming rockets as Mars launches the first salvo of an invasion. Only our stalwart adventurers can save mother England and the Earth itself.
A new, recolored edition of the classic SANDMAN series with new cover art and trade dress. Volume 3 collects issues #17-20 including
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” which won a World Fantasy Award.
Volume Four of New York Times’ best-selling author Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed creation, with updated coloring and new trade dress. Ten thousand years ago, Morpheus condemned a woman who loved him to Hell. Now the other members of his immortal family, The Endless, have convinced the Dream King that this was an injustice. To make it right, Morpheus must return to Hell to rescue his banished love – and Hell’s ruler, the fallen angel Lucifer, has already sworn to destroy him.
For this sixth installment of Untidy Secrets we have the Story Tellers:
Christine Rose Weir
Jenna Megumi Midori Sour
Russ Kazmierczak, Jr.
The theme this month is “Hardly Art, Hardly Starving”, storytellers interpret this theme however they see fit.
Untidy Secrets exists to encourage literature through alteranative means (storytelling, small press, self publishing, zines, and more). If you’re a writer, bring your work to swap and connect with others.
This event is all ages and BYOB (some of the storytelling may not be appropriate for sensitive kid ears). Ash Ave Comics has some chairs available at first come first serve basis, feel free to bring your own chair or stand.
We’ll also be rocking some big sales throughout the day to accompany this unique convention experience. Check out the schedule below, all times listed are eastern, so the events kick off at 10 AM Arizona time. Our doors will be open from 10 AM to 8 PM this Saturday.
*All new issues, graphic novels, manga, t-shirts, statues, toys, and back issues are 25% off
*All 50% off discount books are $1 each.
*All $1 discount books are .50¢, buy more than 100 $1 books, get them for .25¢ each!