The Ressurxion Begins This Week At Summit!
1. This Week’s New Comics
DC COMICS features DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #8, in which Baal’s Kryptonian army has invaded Themyscira. Wonder Woman and the Amazons will show them why that was a deadly mistake. In JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #3, the Extremists now control a nation, and within its borders, all is ordered and protected – all but free will. But how do seven people, even the JLA, fight an entire country? And even if they could, no one can truly prepare for the catastrophic design Dreamslayer has in store for reality itself.
MARVEL COMICS leads off OLD MAN LOGAN #20. Out of the frying pan… and into New Jersey! Trying to correct a mistake from his past, Logan has been forced to resort to teaming up with a past adversary! Will Logan learn to heed his friends’ warnings about mixing magic and time travel? In THANOS #5, you can cage Thanos, you can lock Thanos away, but you won’t keep him long. Doom comes face-to-face with two of his most mortal enemies in INFAMOUS IRON MAN #6. Faces he never thought he would ever see again. This is a big turning point issue for Infamous Iron Man. His reputation is on the line. Can Victor keep on the redemptive path even in the face of total adversity? Back in his old swamp in MAN-THING #2, Man-Thing is visited by an ally from his past, while struggling with his new status in life. But the swamp is less than welcoming, with every creature seemingly out to get him! Crocodiles, bats and mosquitoes – oh my! Will Man-Thing be able to restore the balance of the swamp and the cause of this calamity? Or will the forces that are affecting the swamp prove to be beyond his control?
SERENITY NO POWER IN THE VERSE #6 leads INDIE COMICS this week. The Serenity crew’s fight against Kalista continues! Mal isn’t willing to leave River behind, but he’s risking his crew—and more—to get her back. In OLD GUARD #2, the Old Guard is revealed. A new immortal is discovered. Things go sideways, fast. In OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA, Kyle Barnes hones his abilities… preparing for the battle ahead. Finally, in MOONSHINE #6, in the final chapter of the opening story arc, old scores are settled and much blood is shed as gangster Lou Pirlo finally comes face to face with the monstrous werewolf that’s been hunting him for months!
Don’t Forget – You can find the latest arrivals (or those on their way) via our Latest Arrivals page (live from Diamond).
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2. This Week’s New #1s
Ressurxion begins here! In the wake of their war with the Inhumans, the X-MEN are at a crossroads in X-MEN PRIME. Where do they go from here? Luckily, one beloved X-Men has the answer to that question: Xavier’s dream comes full circle as Kitty Pryde returns to the X-Men, ready to lead them in their mission to protect a world that hates and fears them. The next chapter of the X-Men’s saga starts here! In the wake of the awesome events of IVX – what will become of the Inhumans? In this oversized special issue of INHUMANS PRIME – the trial of Maximus! The coming of Marvel Boy! And what is the dark secret of Black Bolt? A special bridging issue between the past of the Inhumans and their future – on Earth and in the stars!
In TITANS ANNUAL, when Dick, Wally, Donna and Garth awaken in an unfamiliar place, they find themselves face-to-face with their mentors: Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman! Allied together against a common foe, the mentors and protégés must race against the clock to unlock the secret of their current predicament and save the planet from an alien invasion! Finally, in BATGIRL ANNUAL, Batgirl and Supergirl must team up to break into Arkham Asylum! In this all-new Rebirth annual Batgirl must seek Supergirl’s help to solve a mystery that leads them to the heart of the most insane insane asylum there is! But what they discover – and who they discover – in Arkham will lead to a much, much bigger story!
3. 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, March 29 – Dice Masters, 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 29 – D&D Encounters, 7:00 p.m.
- Saturday, April 1 – NEW TIME! – HeroClix, 11:00 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. Destiny – Join us on Friday, April 7th at 7:00 pm for a 100-point X-Wing tournament! It’s a three-round tournament with a $5 buy-in, with prizes coming in the form of store credit. We are adding a special rule for the tournament which is that pilot skill doesn’t matter. You can activate your ships in any order during both phases. We will have equal activations, and destroyed ships will be removed at the end of each phase of the game turn. 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 April 1st from 1:00 – 9:00!
Pokémon at Summit – Join us on Saturday, April 8th 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
In SAGA TP VOLUME 7, finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. New friendships are forged and others are lost forever in this action-packed volume about families, combat, and the refugee experience.
It’s a return trip to the dark, dystopian Age of Apocalypse in X-MEN AGE OF APOCALYPSE OMNIBUS COMPANION HC! Untold tales of Apocalypse’s rise to power and the beginning of the X-Men’s underground resistance! Blink’s extradimensional exploits! The desperate struggle of Earth’s remaining non-mutant heroes! And in the wake of Apocalypse’s defeat, a deeply scarred Earth tries to rebuild. But some of the AoA’s most powerful mutants have escaped into the Marvel Universe! All the orphaned AoA adventures are collected in one oversized volume!
Also, don’t miss HELLBLAZER TP VOLUME 1 THE POISON TRUTH (REBIRTH), INVINCIBLE TP VOLUME 23 and SABAN POWER RANGERS AFTERSHOCK MOVIE GRAPHIC NOVEL.
5. Comics.Community Podcast
The Crew is back for Episode 72! Episode 72 of the Comics Community Podcast features panelists Alec, Chris, Mitch, Randy, and your host Phil as they discuss the best in comics and pop culture for the week of March 13, 2017.
Don’t forget – Summit features the latest Comics.Community episodes on our Podcast Page.
6. New Nick-Knacks, Figures, and Misc. Things
An impressive addition for every Star Trek collection, STAR TREK STARSHIPS SPECIAL #9 LG ENTERPRISE NCC-1, is a brand new, oversized version of the iconic ship from the classic television series. It has been carefully recreated in die-cast, high-quality materials then hand-painted with an incredible level of detail.
7. This Week’s Featured Games
Join the X-Men on a thrilling adventure to defend mankind from renegade mutants. MUNCHKIN X-MEN combines Marvel’s beloved collection of X-Men comics with the role-playing fun of Munchkin. In the game, players take on the role of students attending Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters and team up with Professor X, Wolverine, and more super-charged mutants to take down the likes of Sabretooth, Juggernaut, and the almighty Magneto. The game includes 128 Door and Treasure cards, four player Role cards, four level trackers, game rules, and a custom die.
IMPERIAL SETTLERS: AZTECS bring new rules, a new resource, and a sixth faction to the world of Imperial Settlers! Prayer actions and blessing tokens bring religion to the world, while the Aztecs build temples and organize festivals and ceremonies to gain favors and be blessed! With this expansion, all other factions will also be able to add religion and their own pantheon of gods to their Empires. This expansion includes a new faction board, the Aztecs faction deck, blessing tokens, and expansion cards for the original factions that complement the Aztecs abilities.
Also, don’t forget to check out the LEGEND OF ZELDA CHESS SET!
8. Coming Next Week to Summit
The ‘Ressurxion of the Inhumans begins! A myth from the future. A quest to the far stars. A legend written across galaxies. Guided by the other-dimensional Kree warrior known as Marvel Boy, the Inhuman Royal Family departs on an odyssey across all creation on search for lost secrets – and the last hope – of their people. ROYALS is a Marvel-style space epic that takes the Inhuman Royal Family and plunges them into the unknown! The knowledge they seek could change the course of Inhuman destiny, but it cannot be attained without cost…for at the end of days, the Last Inhuman tells the tale of how seven left Earth for the stars…but only six returned.
From the ashes of Inhumans vs. X-Men, an all-new team of X-Men rises! Xavier’s dream comes full circle as Kitty Pryde takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. Storm. Colossus. Nightcrawler. Old Man Logan. Prestige. They are X-MEN GOLD! And they’re on a mission to be Earth’s finest heroes, even when that means defending those who hate and fear them.
The Rebellion is here! The biggest movie of the year jumps from the big screen to the comic book page in STAR WARS ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION! All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super-weapon – the Death Star. New heroes Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans to destroy the new super-weapon.