All Kinds Of Cool Stuff This Week At Summit!
1. This Week’s New Comics
In MARVEL COMICS, Master Yoda finds himself overpowered and captured in STAR WARS #28! Imprisoned within the caves, the master must become a student once more. IN MONSTERS UNLEASHED #2, the heroes of the Marvel Universe repel wave after wave of Leviathon monsters as more and more fall to Earth…Captain Marvel rallies her Alpha Flight against these hordes from space while Captain America and the Avengers hold the line around the world. In CHAMPIONS #5, just when the Champions had a nice little movement going on, here comes Gwenpool to ruin – I mean, “improve” – it all, with her patented brand of consequence-less violence and disregard for human life! The Avengers turn the tables on one of their oldest foes in AVENGERS #4 by adopting one of his tactics, leaving Kang nowhere to run and nowhere to hide – except in the timestream itself! Finally, in OLD MAN LOGAN #17, it’s Old Man Logan versus a thousand Brood! Who do you put your money on?!
In DC COMICS, Bane is coming for Batman in BATMAN #16. Bruce must keep those he loves safe for five days in order to save Gotham Girl once and for all. But Bane will stop at nothing, and no one is safe. In JUSTICE LEAGUE #14, broken, battered and pinned down by a new alien threat, the Justice League is forced to confront long-simmering tensions between teammates before they can save the world. Superman, New Superman and Justice Incarnate make their last stand against their multiverse-spanning foe in SUPERMAN #16, and the Man of Steel discovers another clue to the truth of his existence. In NIGHTWING #14, the psychopath who’s been carrying out the killings in Blüdhaven has placed the blame on Nightwing! Now Dick Grayson must apprehend this maniac to stop the murders and to convince Blüdhaven he’s not a villain.
It’s a huge week for INDIE COMICS as all is lost in the aftermath of the Whisperer War as a new story arc begins in a special 25 cent issue of THE WALKING DEAD #162! In PAPER GIRLS #11, Erin, Mac, and Tiffany finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ… only to encounter some horrifying new threats in an unexpected era. Also, in INVINCIBLE #132, Thragg makes a move that will change everything. The cataclysmic events of this issue lead directly into the twelve-part epic “End Of All Things” starting next issue.
Don’t Forget – You can find the latest arrivals (or those on their way) via our Latest Arrivals page (live from Diamond).
Not sure what you’ll like? “Try before you buy” courtesy of the Comic Book Resources Previews site.
2. Games at Summit!
Summit Comics and Games is happy to provide local gamers with the Summit Base Camp–a great place to play your favorite games! In addition to our open gaming hours, we hold regularly scheduled events for specific games ever week!
As always, more details can be found on our store calendar, but this week’s games at a glance are:
- Wednesday, February 1 – Dice Masters, 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, February 1 – D&D Encounters, 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, February 4 – HeroClix, 10:00 a.m.
As always, the latest gaming event dates and details are found on our store calendar.
Also, don’t forget about these upcoming events!
Star Wars Gaming feat. X-Wing – Don’t miss our monthly open gaming session for all-things Star Wars on Friday, February 10rd at 7:00 p.m.! Any Star Wars titles from Fantasy Flight Games are welcome, with a special emphasis on the X-Wing Miniatures Game. This week we’re having a 100-point X-Wing tournament! It’s a three-round tournament with a $5 buy-in, with prizes coming from the store kit for quarter one. We hope to see you all downtown then!
Lansing Board Gamers –Every first and third Saturday of each month the Lansing Board Gamers host an open to the public board gaming event downtown at Summit that features a number different board games. Come on out and join us on February 4th from 1:00 – 9:00!
Pokémon Comes to Summit – Pokémon at Summit?! You bet! Join us on Saturday, February 11th and every other Saturday at 4:00 p.m. as we introduce the Pokémon TCG to downtown Lansing! All ages are welcome for some casual drop-in gameplay with organized events to come!
Stay Up To Date – Check our store calendar regularly for all the latest gaming event dates and details as they become available!
3. This Week’s New #1s
Vampirella was last spotted in 2016 doing what she does best-defending the world from threats both mystic and evil. She hasn’t been seen since. Now, in In VAMPIRELLA #0, over a thousand years later, she’s poised to make her fateful return, but the world that awaits her is unlike anything she might expect—or want—to defend! Darth Maul’s time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows, but at last we will reveal his tale of revenge in STAR WARS DARTH MAUL. As monsters fall from the sky, the X-Men find themselves in New Orleans in ALL NEW X-MEN.MU – but this trip is going to involve more than beignets and gumbo! While the rest of her team enjoys Mardi Gras in the city, Wolverine travels deep into the bayou with an old friend to investigate several mysterious disappearances.
4. New Graphic Novels & Collected Editions
In CIVIL WAR II, when a new Inhuman emerges with the ability to profile the future, the Marvel Universe will be rocked to its core! While Captain Marvel harnesses Ulysses’ powers to prevent crime, Iron Man is violently opposed to the implications. In SPIDER-GWEN, Gwen Stacy is the Spider-Woman of her world, but you knew that already. What you don’t know is what’s waiting for her on the other side of the Spider-verse! Also, in WIND IN THE WILLOWS, experience the timeless story of Toad, Rat, Mole, and Badger in a beautiful new unabridged, hardcover designed and illustrated by New York Times Bestselling author and Eisner Award-winning creator David Petersen. Painstakingly illustrated over three years, this exquisite and lavish edition features both color and pen and ink illustrations throughout.
5. Comics.Community Podcast
The Crew is back for Episode 69 and a look at their Favorite Freshmen Titles of 2017! These recommended books aren’t even in their first trade yet – and easy to catch up with – so you can say you were there at the beginning! Don’t forget – Summit features the latest Comics.Community episodes on our Podcast Page.
6. New Nick-Knacks, Figures, and Misc. Goodies
Combined with impressive agility and stamina, Deadpool’s powers of self-healing make him nearly unstoppable in a fight. This 6-inch X-MEN LEGENDS DEADPOOL figure is highly articulated and features a comic-inspired design, making it another epic addition to the Marvel Legends Series. Also, be sure to check out all of our new POP figures, including POWER RANGERS, SON OF ZORN and WITCHER!
7. This Week’s Featured Games
SANTORINI is a highly accessible pure strategy game that is simple enough for an elementary school classroom, but with enough gameplay depth and content for even hardcore gamers to explore. Move your builders and construct your buildings to win! In KEY TO THE CITY – LONDON, each player aims to develop their own London borough based around their home tile, using the large hexagonal location tiles. Each location tile gives victory points and may generate resources (skill tiles or connectors that connect two location tiles). Connectors and skill tiles can be used to upgrade location tiles for additional victory points and productivity.
8. Coming Next Week to Summit
BOOM! Comics is bringing STEVEN UNIVERSE back to comic books with more Steven, more gems, and more of the characters we all love in an all-new ongoing series! In JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, Batman, Black Canary, Killer Frost, the Ray, Vixen, the Atom, and Lobo! Discover how Batman assembled the roughest, toughest Justice League of all time! Finally, the KINGPIN has done bad things. Deplorable things. He has cheated the law. He has blackmailed rivals. He has killed. But that’s all in the past. The Kingpin is back in the city that he loves and ready to make his mark as a titan of legitimate industry, but needs to rekindle his public image.