March Comes In Like A… Zombie? This Week At Summit!

1. This Week’s New Comics

Batman #18BATMAN #18 leads off DC COMICS this week Bane broke the bat before, but it wasn’t enough-now he’s going to break everyone else! Bane is coming, and no one is safe! In DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the enigmatic Mr. Oz told this Superman, “You and your family are not what you believe you are. And neither was the fallen Superman.” In SUPERMAN #18, the first Rebirth crossover between Superman and Action Comics, the shocking truth behind Oz’s words is revealed. In JUSTICE LEAGUE #16, scattered across time, the individual members of the Justice League must fight their way back to the present from the ancient past and distant future to stop the Timeless from erasing the Earth’s greatest heroes from history itself. Finally, in NIGHTWING #16, Hate is coming to Blüdhaven, and it will tear Nightwing’s world apart! Try and keep up as Dick Grayson spans the globe to piece together clues and uncover the mystery of who wants Nightwing dead!

Star Wars #29MARVEL COMICS leads off with STAR WARS #29. A problem, Yoda has. A big problem. Strong with the stonepower, this problem is. But judge it not by its size, will he. CHAMPIONS #6 features the Freelancers! And you’ll be surprised to see who’s left standing at the end of the battle! Finally, in AVENGERS #5, “Kang War V” reaches its climax as the Avengers storm through time and space relentlessly to put an end to Kang’s menace once and for all!

 

 

 

INDIE COMICS opens with THE WALKING DEAD #165. When Alexandria is at its weakest… they strike. Growing up can be deadly in PAPER GIRLS #12. In MOTOR GIRL #4, Vic and Larry try to bully Samantha into selling the junkyard, but Sam proves to be a formidable opponent, especially with the help of a few resident extraterrestrials! Finally, in RIVERDALE ONE SHOT, learn the secrets and hidden tales from the summer before the eternal love-triangle begins in this special issue, which features four short stories focusing on the major players and events in the Riverdale series.

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. This Week’s New #1s

Rat Queens #1The RAT QUEENS are back! Betty, Violet, Dee, Braga, and Hannah return! It’s been a while since the Queens have done a good slaughter, so join them as they get back to the basics of killing monsters and drinking away the profits! ROYAL CITY charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades. Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up, is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his brow-beaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. The Clone Conspiracy is finished in CLONE CONSPIRACY OMEGA, but the impacts on Spider-Man’s life is HUGE. The Rhino comes at Spider-Man with an intense fury and aims to pin the spider to the wall… Permanently. In EXTREMITY, Thea dreams. Not of a better life, but of revenge on the clan that ruined her family. With ferocious battles between man, machines, and monsters ahead…who knows where her quest for vengeance will take her? Finally, in AMERICA, everyone’s favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series!

 

3. Games at Summit!Weekly Gaming 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, March 1 – Dice Masters, 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 1 – D&D Encounters, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 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!

Summit Star Wars Game NightStar Wars Gaming feat. Destiny – Don’t miss our monthly open gaming session for all-things Star Wars on Friday, March 3rd. This month, we will be emphasizing Star Wars Destiny with a standard Swiss tournament. $5 buy in, 35 minute games with the standard deck construction of up to 30 points in characters and exactly 30 cards in the deck, and one battlefield. Quarter one store kit up for grabs! All other games are still welcome. We hope to see you all downtown then!

Lansing Board GamersLansing 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 March 4th from 1:00 – 9:00!

pokemon_trading_card_game_logo-svgPokémon TGC – Pokémon at Summit?! You bet! Join us on Saturday, March 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!

 

4. New Graphic Novels & Collected Editions

TheWalkingDead_vol27-1The time has come in THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 27. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he’s built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this…there will be a cost. In TITANS VOLUME 1, this new band of Titans are on a quest to find out the truth behind the earth-shattering, universe-changing revelations that Wally ushered in in his return to the world he thought he’d lost. In SUICIDE SQUAD VOLUME 1, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, Katana and Killer Croc. All deadly criminals sent on the most dangerous missions possible by a government that wants them killed. Their newest challenge? A teammate so powerful that even these murderers and thieves can’t control him.

 

 

5. Comics.Community PodcastComics.Community Podcast

The Crew is back for Episode 70! In this episode, Mitch takes over as host as our panelists talk their favorite comic-based TV shows!

Don’t forget – Summit features the latest Comics.Community episodes on our Podcast Page.

 

6. New Nick-Knacks, Figures, and Misc. Goodies

We have several new POP figures, including MARVEL BLACK BOLT, LUKE CAGE and IRON FIST. Also be sure to check out our new METALS BVS and MARVEL CIVIL WAR line of figures, including ARMORED BATMAN, SUPERMAN, WONDER WOMAN, ANT-MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, IRON MAN and more!

 

7. This Week’s Featured Games

Games 3.1.17COAL BARON: THE GREAT CARD GAME is a standalone game based on the very popular board game, Coal Baron, originally published in 2013. With innovative mechanisms and almost 240 cards, immerse yourself in the dark world of coal mining as you extract coal from pits, load coal to wagon trains, and then rail your coal off to distant locations in search of fortunes.

SHERLOCK HOLMES CONSULTING DETECTIVE: JACK THE RIPPER AND WEST END ADVENTURES is a standalone expansion to Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective with updated graphics that features ten more cases to be solved in Sherlock Holmes’ Victorian-era London, England. A “London Directory”, map, and newspaper archives are included with the cases. Included are six independent “West End Adventures” cases (redesigned and updated from the 1995 expansion), and a series of four new cases based on the Jack the Ripper murders.

Play a first-person shooter on your gaming table in ADRENALINE! In the future, war has left the world in complete destruction and split the people into factions. The factions have decided to stop the endless war and settle their dispute in the arena. A new virtual bloodsport was created. The Adrenaline tournament. Every faction has a champion, every champion has a chance to fight and the chance to win. Will you take the chance of becoming the next champion of the Adrenaline tournament?

 

8. Coming Next Week to Summit

In HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D. 1954, Hellboy hunts ancient Chinese demons in the Walled City of Hong Kong when an old friend of Bruttenholm’s calls in a favor. A heavily researched look into the early days of the British spy network in the Far East, combined with Mignola’s unique brand of supernatural adventure. After working for years, MAN-THING has regained his ability to speak and has taken Hollywood by storm?But when an ancient and mysterious danger threatens the swamp, Man-Thing is going to have to choose between his new life and celebrity, and the world he used to call home? Also, don’t miss ASSASSIN’S CREED REFLECTIONS! To mark 10 glorious years of Assassin’s Creed, Titan Comics are bringing together the franchise’s best-loved characters for a celebratory series like no other! Get ready for four brand new adventures starring fan-favorite assassins!