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Skillet @ Forbidden Planet

Skillet will sign their brand-new graphic novel “Eden” at the famous Forbidden Planet Comics. This comes care of the folks at Z2 Comics so come on out and meet the band and maybe even get a photo with them.

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“Batman Day” @ Forbidden Planet

Today is “Batman Day” and its the celebration of all things Caped Crusader. Head over to Forbidden Planet in NYC or your participating comic book retailer in the region wherever you might be and come home with discounted products, some freebies and more.

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Jerry Only of Misfits Signing Super7 “ReAction” Figure @ Forbidden Planet Tomorrow

You’ll have to pardon my missing this news the day it was first announced by a little bit but here we are now and the scoop is here. The great bassist of the legendary Misfits, Mr. Jerry Only will be signing his brand-new ReAction figure that comes care of Super7 at the amazing Forbidden Planet. Check out the skinny below on how you can participate.

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The Press Release:
Forbidden Planet is beyond excited to announce the return of JERRY ONLY, original member of the legendary MISFITS. The punk rock icon will be at Forbidden Planet NYC to celebrate the release of his very own Misfits Super7 Re-Action figure. Not only will FPNYC have the new Jerry figure, they will also have a selection of Super 7 Misfits Fiend figures available too. Mark your calendar for Thursday July 11th from 6 to 8pm to meet the famous monster at Forbidden Planet 832 Broadway in NYC, and get an autographed Jerry Only figure!

To attend the event and meet Jerry Only you must purchase at least one Super 7 Jerry Only figure at Forbidden Planet NYC. With purchase of the figure you will be permitted to get a maximum of two personal items autographed as well.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’m a big fan of the items that come out from Super7 and when I hit the assorted conventions I can’t seem to get to my credit card fast enough to get one or two of their latest round of awesome. It was a few weeks ago that I first announced some of their Rock and Metal coolness HERE in case you missed it. I actually saw this super cool Jerry Only figure at the recent Toy Fair but since they were still finalizing some designs with the musician I wasn’t able to photograph it 🙁 What we saw was awesome and we wanted one for sure and now along with all the rest of you I get to get on the line and shake hands with the monster man himself. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet Jerry a number of times over the years while reporting on his shows and appearances such as this and I have to tell you that he is one cool dude. Fans from the region are going to want to be a part of this signing and also get their butts over to the Psycho Las Vegas event where Misfits are one of the headlining acts. So as I close this up I wonder what you folks think about it all and if you are a toy collector in some sense what do you feel about the Super7 line of spookified trinkets? Chime in down below.

Official Websites:
Misfits: http://misfits.com/
Super7: https://super7.com/

“Batman Day” @ Forbidden Planet

Today is “Batman Day” and its the best way to celebrate all things involving the Caped Crusader. During the day, comic book mavens can get special edition comic books for FREE along with discounts on other related items. If Forbidden Planet in NYC is not a logistical possibility then use the Comic Shop Locator tool to find the participating retailer nearest you.

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DC Comics Reveals “Action Comics” #1000 Retailer Variants

A few days ago I shared the variant covers that span the years that “Action Comics” has been on the stands. These clever editions took a decade each to showcase the adventures of Superman, the Man Of Steel. Hopefully you saw that post and if not, just click HERE for the overview. You’re going to need this when you visit your local comic book retailer next month when issue #1000 hits the stands. In addition to those variants, many of the retailers will have their own exclusive editions and I’ve secured a stockpile of images for you to peruse. I’ve named the retailer and the artist involved in the variant cover and I’ve started with the two popular comic retail giants of our own Metropolis and then the rest are in alphabetical order. Check it out.

Forbidden Planet Exclusive (Jock Variant)

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Midtown Comics Exclusive (Olivier Copiel Variant)

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