Black Friday and Local Comic Shop Day

Ash Ave Comics will be closed on Thursday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will be open our regular hours on Wednesday from 9 AM to 9PM, as the Thanksgiving holiday will not impact our shipping schedule.

Our doors will open at 9 AM on Friday November 27th with extended hours for Black Friday sales.  We’re offering 30% off storewide from 9 AM to Noon, and 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.

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At 8 PM on Friday night, we will be hosting the November edition of Untidy Secrets, titled “I am gonna make it through this year if it kills me,” this monthly story telling event features folks from the valley telling their stories.  It’s one of the Phoenix New Times recommended events for the week too.  It’s free and BYOB.

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Finally, Saturday, November 28th is the first ever Local Comic Shop Day, and Ash Ave Comics is one of only 3 participating retailers in the valley!  We’ll be opening our doors at 10 AM, all items are one per customer, and some of the LCSD exclusives have been allocated and will not be cover price.  For a complete list of what we’ll have available for purchase, check out the LCSD website.  These titles will be first come, first serve, so make sure to hit the shop early on Saturday.

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Final Friday at Ash Ave Comics! Untidy Secrets Presents: I am gonna make it through this year if it kills me

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An evening of storytelling with
Bonnie Grabowski
Jeffairy T’day
Chris Snuggles
Megan McCluskey
more may be announced.
Hosted by Sarah Richie-Rich.

We’re closing the year with the theme “I am gonna make it through this year if it kills me.” Artists tell their stories from their own interpretation of the theme.

This event is all ages, free, and BYOB.

We start a few minutes after 8, if you arrive late, don’t hesitate to enter quietly.

Ash Ave Comic Book Club December Meetings: All Star Superman and Preacher vol 3

bookclub22015 is coming to a close, and with it is two more Ash Ave Comic Book Club meetups!  The first discussion group is Sunday, December 6th at the shop!  We’ll be gathering at our usual time of 6 PM to discuss All Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely.  One week after that we meet again to discuss volume 3 of the Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon series Preacher, that meeting will be held Sunday, December 13th at 6PM at the shop.

Coming up in 2016, we have Adrian Tomine’s Shortcomings and Preacher volume 4 scheduled for January.

A reminder that our current Reading Club titles are 20% off of the listed price, and we encourage anyone interested in attending the reading group to prepay for the next monthly title a few weeks ahead of time.  Check out the cover image and summary of our next titles below.

Here’s our schedule for the next two months, all reading groups meet at 6 PM at the shop.

Sunday, December 6th:: All Star Superman

Sunday, December 13thPreacher vol 3

Sunday, January 3rd: Shortcomings

Sunday, January 17th: Preacher vol 4

 

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The complete 12-issue run of ALL-STAR SUPERMAN by Morrison and Quitely is collected in a single trade paperback!
Witness the Man of Steel in exciting adventures featuring Lex Luthor, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Bizarro, and more! Plus: Superman goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro, his oddball twin, and the new character Zibarro, also from the Bizarro planet.

 

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Collects PREACHER #27-33, SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4 and PREACHER SPECIAL: CASSIDY – BLOOD AND WHISKEY! During some down time, Jesse Custer faces an enemy from the past who seeks vengeance for his father’s death. Also includes a story spotlighting the Saint of Killers and a stand-alone tale starring Cassidy, the vampire.

Halloween Comic Fest, Storytelling, and Reading group this weekend!

It’s going to be a busy Halloween weekend at Ash Ave Comics!

Friday, October 30: Untidy Secrets Presents: Tales of Ghosts and Zine Swap
Kicking off with Friday night’s Untidy Secrets Presents: Tales of Ghosts and Zine Swap beginning at 8 PM at the shop.  This month’s storytellers are Karen Wegryn, Dustin TheWind, Bradley Sutherland, and Sarah R; it is free, and and BYOB is encouraged.

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A good crowd at last month’s inaugural Untidy Secrets storytelling

 

Saturday, October 31: Halloween Comicfest
Saturday is Halloween, and that means it’s once again Halloween Comicfest!  There’s something for everyone this year with a range of full sized comics and mini comics, the best part is they’re free.  Halloween Comicfest is an all day event, and we’ll be taking 20% off all comics and graphic novels, 25% off all back issues, 30% off all toys/statues and shirts! Had your eye on something in stock? Swing by on Saturday to get it before it’s gone.

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Sunday, November 1: Ash Ave Comics November Discussion Group
Finally, Sunday, November 1st, is our Ash Ave Comic Book Club meetup for November!  We will be discussing volume one of Rick Remender and Greg Tocchini’s  series Low.  We’ll be meeting at 6PM, and, as usual, BYOB.

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A scene from our first discussion group, back in August of 2014!