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‘Bang,’ ‘Plunge,’: This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 19, 2020: “Bang” # 1 (Dark Horse Comics) Writer Matt Kindt has done some of the most counterintuitive, eccentric work around, from Dark Horse’s “MIND MGT” to …

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Here’s a look at what you can buy at the Big Bad Wolf sale

The Big Bad Wolf sale opens on Feb. 14 and this time, you will have 33,000 titles to choose from including 17,000 that you’ve never seen at the Big Bad Wolf sale before. Here’s a look at just some of the many, many books you can buy at the sale. The sale runs 24/7 until …

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‘Batman’s Grave,’ ‘Green Lantern,’ ‘Ascender’: This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 12, 2020: “The Batman’s Grave” # 5 (DC Comics) It is always outstanding when you get the best creators working on the most popular characters, and you …

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The secret history of Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’

The mysterious key first appeared to Cartlon Cuse in 2008. The Hollywood producer, coming off the mind-altering commercial and cult following of “Lost” was reading a new comic book series, “Locke & Key,” published by IDW Publishing. It was written by Joe Hill, a successful and young horror writer—also the son of somebody named Stephen …

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Mitch Albom’s Manila book signing postponed

Bestselling author Mitch Albom’s return to Manila will have to wait for now. His book signings, arranged by National Book Store, were originally slated for Feb 15 at SM Megamall and Feb. 16 at the Alabang Town Center; both have now been postponed to ensure the safety of everyone due to the danger of the …

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This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Feb. 5, 2020: “Justice League” # 40 (DC Comics) Writer Robert Venditti and artist Doug Mahnke take over DC Comics’ premier super team with this first issue of …

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The big bad book sale is back

Ready your money and mask, Big Bad Wolf is back on Valentine’s Day. The well-loved 24/7 book festival will be held Feb. 14-24 at World Trade Center in Pasay City. Malaysian cofounder Jacqueline Ng said Big Bad Wolf started in 2009 as an advocacy to make books accessible and affordable to all. To date, it …

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‘Call Down the Hawk’ explores the weight of creativity

These days almost every young adult novel of the sci-fi/fantasy persuasion is part of a series. And as if multiple-book deals weren’t enough, these very series also have spin-offs. Prequels and sequels crop up left and right with the same tropes, the same characters disguised in different names and different antics. No matter how good …

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This week’s Super comic book picks

Every Wednesday–New Comic Book Day–Super will pick three top titles you should pick up from your friendly comic book shop. These are the picks for this NCBD, Jan. 29, 2020: “Captain Marvel: The End” # 1 The latest in Marvel’s series of one-shots imagining the ultimate end of its most famous heroes sees Carol Danvers …

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‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ author Mitch Albom will be back in Manila in Feb.

Bestselling author Mitch Albom will be back in Manila in Feb. for a book signing tour with National Book Store. The “Tuesdays with Morrie” author will be at SM Megamall Event Center on Feb. 15 and at the Alabang Town Center Activity Center on Feb. 16. Each signing starts at 12 noon. Albom is best …

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