Ash Ave Comics will be closed on Thursday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open our regular hours on Wednesday from 9 AM to 9PM, as the Thanksgiving holiday does not impact our shipping schedule.
Our doors will open at 9 AM on Friday November 25th with extended hours for Black Friday sales. We’re offering 30% off storewide from 9 AM to Noon, all back issues are 50 % off, and all discount bin books are .25¢ The entire store will be 20% off from Noon to 8 PM. If you know the shop, then you know we have tons of great gift ideas for the holidays and something you’ve wanted to add to your own collection as well.
As 2017 is just around the corner, our Ash Ave Comics’ Comic Book Club reconvenes for one final discussion before bidding adieu to 2016 with a reading of the classic imaginary tale Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? bywriter Alan Moore and a bevy of artists (Curt Swan, Dave Gibbons, George Pérez, Kurt Schaffenberger, Murphy Anderson, Al Williamson, and Rick Veitch).
Finally, a reminder that the selected readings of a given month are 15% off at the shop. Thirsty? We recommend Bring Your Own Beverage. Below is our schedule for December and January’s readings and a plot summary for Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?, our discussion groups begin at 6 PM.
Sunday, December 4th: Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?
Sunday, January 8th: Y: The Last Man vol 01
Legendary writer Alan Moore’s seminal Superman issues are collected in this title featuring beautiful art from Curt Swan (ACTION COMICS), Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN), and Rick Veitch (SWAMP THING)! Collects the two-part “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” from SUPERMAN #423 and ACTION COMICS #583 as Superman faces his greatest foes and his final battle! Also featuring the classic story “For the Man Who Has Everything” from SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11, in which Batman, Robin and Wonder Woman fight the evil warlord Mongul for the fate of The Man of Steel, and DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, in which Superman meets Swamp Thing.
The 13th Installment of Untidy Secrets Storytelling. The theme this month is “Same As It Ever Was”. Storytellers interpret this theme in interesting and unexpected ways.
Storytellers This Month Are…
This event is all ages and BYOB (though, some of the storytelling has adult themes). Ash Ave Comics has some chairs available at first come first serve basis but feel free to bring your own chair or stand.
Untidy Secrets’ goal is to encourage literature through alternative means (storytelling, small press, self publishing, zines, and more). If you’re a writer, bring your printed work to swap and connect with others. If you’re a storyteller come out and connect with other storytellers and writers.
Saturday, November 19th is the second Local Comic Shop Day at Ash Ave Comics is the only participating retailer in Tempe We’ll be opening our doors at 10 AM, a few LCSD exclusive items are one per customer, due to allocation, and will not be cover price. For a complete list of what we’ll have available for purchase, check out the list below. These titles will be first come, first serve, so make sure to hit the shop early on Saturday.
LCSD 2016 THE TICK (ONE SHOT)
Original Content! New Stories!
NEW ENGLAND COMICS
LCSD 2016 NOW CHAMPIONS #1 NEAL ADAMS COVER
LCSD 2016 DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH DELUXE EDITION HC
Has a Dustjacket! Non-LCSD edition does not.