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Brave New Worlds started on a dare in Willow Grove Pennsylvania April\'s Fool\'s Day 1989. It was originally named the \"Comic Book Store\" until the shop moved to Jenkintown. Brave New Worlds has been serving the greater Philadelphia area\'s comic book and toy needs for over 20 Years. You can visit Brave New Worlds in one of 2 locations:

Willow Grove - 433 West Moreland Road Willow Grove, Pa. (215.657.8838) Hours - Sunday 11-6, Monday-Friday 11-9, Saturday 11-7

Philadelphia - 55 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, Pa. (215.925.6525) Hours - Sunday 11-6, Monday-Saturday 11-8

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Here’s to another week of Comics!

Posted by BRiAN On August - 19 - 2017

Here’s our list of what’s going on in the world of Brave New Worlds including what we’ll have on the shelves this Wednesday 8.23.17!

 

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What’ll Be New On 8.16.17!

Posted by BRiAN On August - 12 - 2017

Another weekend is upon us all! This week’s list of comics features one of those rare Midnight releases too so strap on those stayin up late boots and we’ll see what’s coming out together!

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METAL MIDNIGHT MADNESS!

Posted by BRiAN On August - 10 - 2017

You can be the first kid on your block (or grown-up in your office) to know what’s going on with DC Comics’ Dark Multiverse by snagging a copy of Dark Nights Metal #1 at midnight!

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MORE NEW STUFF!

Posted by BRiAN On August - 5 - 2017

Now that we’ve all paid rent and all those pesky bills that sneak up on the first of the month let’s look at what’s coming out for the 2nd Wednesday of August 2017! (That’s 8.9.17 everyone!) **Spoiler Alert** one of them is a comic by an old Philly friend of ours!

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We’ve Made It Another Week!

Posted by BRiAN On July - 29 - 2017

Good news everyone! It’s time to look into the future at what’s coming down the lane this Wednesday in the realm of new stuff!

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#NOTATSDCC Here’s New Comics!

Posted by BRiAN On July - 22 - 2017

The Nation’s nerds have eyes turned to and their fingers on the pulse of all things SDCC this weekend. Since we’re #notatsdcc like those of you reading this (we assume) here’s what’ll be out this week: 7.26.17!

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New Magic Cards & New Comics!

Posted by BRiAN On July - 15 - 2017

Guess what it’s another HOT weekend…go figure. Here’s what we’ve got for ya for 7.19.17! Read the rest of this entry »

NEW Comics and STUFF

Posted by BRiAN On July - 8 - 2017

It’s Spider-man Homecoming weekend! It’s great go see it…here’s what we’ll have for you this week! 7.12.17!

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4th Of July Weekend!

Posted by BRiAN On July - 1 - 2017

It’s our Nation’s 241st birthday weekend! NEW COMICS WILL BE OUT ON WEDNESDAY JULY 5th despite the holiday falling on Tuesday! We will have comics in and around 11am at both shops (some of them may just be being placed lovingly on our racks as you come in if you’re on of the earlier comics birds getting the comics worm most Wednesdays)…enjoy your BBQs and Fireworks extravaganzas this weekend everyone!

 

 

What’s up for the week of Wednesday July 5, 2017!

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HEY IT’S THAT FRIDAY NIGHT MAGIC SCHEDULE!

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Our new schedule for FNM events has begun!

  • 1st Friday of each month – Standard
  • 2nd Friday of each month – Modern
  • 3rd Friday of each month – Commander
  • 4th Friday of each month – Pauper
  • 5th Friday of each month (if it exists) – Conspiracy: Take the Crown booster drafts

WE’VE GOT OTHER MAGICAL STUFF GOIN’ ON!

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Our Willow Grove location will be hosting 3 prerelease events for the new Magic: the Gathering set, Hour of Devastation, beginning at midnight on July 7th. BE THERE! INFO OVER HERE

PINS! WE’VE GOT PINS!

Mondo Tees artist (and a guy who used to show his sweet sweet art off at our Old City First Friday Shows) Tom Whalen has fashioned a series of stylish enamel pins featuring your favorite Marvel Comics characters! Perfect for decorating a backpack or lanyard or wearing on a jacket or shirt, these soft enamel pins measure roughly 1″ tall and feature a single post with butterfly clutch for fastening. These pins are the perfect and stylish way to show your love for Marvel Comics at school, at work, or out on the town!

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YO! WE GOT THIS SICK WOLVERINE FROM SIDESHOW!

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He’s available at both locations as of RIGHT NOW!
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ANGEL CATBIRD HC VOL 03 CATBIRD ROARS
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Margaret Atwood (A/CA) Johnnie Christmas
It’s all-out war in the madcap conclusion to Angel Catbird’s superhero saga. The evil rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way. Internationally best-selling novelist and animal lover Margaret Atwood pens the conclusion to the dramatic, hilarious, and heartwarming trilogy.
o Featuring a foreword by Kelly Sue DeConnick!
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APPLESEED ALPHA HC GN VOL 01
KODANSHA COMICS
(W) Masamune Shirow, Iou Kuroda (A/CA) Iou Kuroda
A prequel to the cyberpunk franchise Appleseed by Shirow Masamune, creator of The Ghost in the Shell. In the 22nd century, New York City is a war-torn place ruled by warlords and a giant robot mayor with three eyes and a three-piece suit. While there, Deunan and her cyborg lover Briareos stumble across two citizens of a legendary utopia. It’s up to them to guard what could be humanity’s best chance to rebuild. Note: New format and increased page count.
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DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE AGAIN #1 (OF 5)
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Dalibor Talajic (CA) Dave Johnson
Remember the time Deadpool went a little TOO crazy and killed the entire Marvel Universe? Well, this isn’t that. This is a DIFFERENT time. Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Dalibor Talajic (A.K.A. the creators behind DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE) have reunited for ANOTHER tale of Deadpool taking out all of your faves in the most horrific ways possible! It’s gonna hurt him more than it hurts you…and you’re gonna love it!
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HANAZUKI FULL OF TREASURES #1
IDW PUBLISHING
(W) David Mariotte (A/CA) Nico Pena
“A Moonflower is Born.” The origin of Hanazuki! Based on the new digital-first show, Hanazuki: Full of Treasures comes a comic retelling of the birth of Hanazuki! On a distant moon, Hanazuki is the new protector of a group of cutie-pies known as Hemkas and the guardian of special treasures that will turn back the forces of darkness!
•  Based on the first episode of Hanazuki: Full of Treasures, which has over 2 million views on YouTube!
•  Catch the wave of the hit show, interactive app, and more!
•  Don’t miss out on this treasure, you irresistible yumbuckets!
•  Check out the retailer incentive covers by animated series artists Nicoletta Baldari and Christina Ellis!
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INHUMANS VS X-MEN HC
MARVEL COMICS
(W) Charles Soule, Jeff Lemire (A) Various (CA) Leinil Francis Yu
The X-Men and Inhumans have been on a collision course ever since the link was proven between the Inhumans’ precious Terrigen Mist and the sickness and death of many mutants. And when the Beast discovers that mutants have only two weeks left before Earth becomes uninhabitable for them, an Inhuman/mutant war is unavoidable! It all begins with one choice, and the world will never be the same! As New Attilan comes under attack, the Inhumans won’t surrender without a fight – but when the X-Men target the Terrigen cloud, will that mean the end of the line for the entire Inhuman legacy? Karnak vs. Fantomex! Emma Frost vs. Medusa! The NuHumans vs. Magneto! IVX delivers sensational set pieces and gargantuan grudge matches that promise to shatter the Marvel Universe as you know it! Collecting INHUMANS VS. X-MEN #0-6.
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RICK & MORTY POCKET LIKE YOU STOLE IT #1 (OF 5)
ONI PRESS INC.
(W) Tini Howard (A/CA) Marc Ellerby, Katy Farina
Rick and Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It is a new comic book miniseries based on the popular Adult Swim television series and inspired by the Pocket Mortys mobile game! In this five issue series, Morty is on a quest to free himself (and all the other Mortys) from the clutches of Ricks, who collect Mortys and force them to battle one another for schmeckles and glory. Along the way, he’ll discover the grisly history of Morty battling, the dastardly lengths that Ricks are willing to stoop to in order to win, and perhaps… the strength in himself that’s needed to free the Mortys once and for all?
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SABRINA #7
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
(W) Roberto Aguirre Sacasa (A/CA) Robert Hack
The horror adventures of Sabrina return! Learn the haunting back story of Sabrina’s father, Edward Spellman.
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SACRED CREATURES #1
IMAGE COMICS
(W) Pablo Raimondi, Klaus Janson (A/CA) Pablo Raimondi
When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expecting father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it. As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle against an enemy dating back to the beginning of time itself.
Comic legends KLAUS JANSON (Daredevil, Dark Knight Returns) and PABLO RAIMONDI (X-Factor, Book of Doom) proudly present SACRED CREATURES, their first-ever creator-owned series, with a monster-sized first issue featuring 66 pages of color art!
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UNHOLY GRAIL #1
AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) Cullen Bunn (A/CA) Mirko Colak
Arthur Pendragon was the king of all Britain. His story is legendary. Merlin. The Lady of the Lake. Excalibur. Camelot. The Knights of the Round Table. But these stories are bright lies painted over the truth. Here is presented the gospel of Arthur’s bloody rise to power and his unholy reign. The legend of King Arthur is not the stuff of legends, but the fuel of nightmares.
As Arthur descends into darkness, is there any lingering hope that he still might do something good?
From writer Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men, Deadpool) and artist Mirko Colak (Punisher) comes a Lovecraftian take on the Arthurian legend that HAD to be told at AfterShock Comics.
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ZODIAC STARFORCE CRIES OF FIRE PRINCE #1
DARK HORSE COMICS
(W) Kevin Panetta (A/CA) Paulina Ganucheau
An elite group of teenage girls with magical powers have sworn to protect our planet against dark creatures . . . as long as they can get out of class! Known as the Zodiac Starforce, these high-school girls aren’t just combating math tests-they’re also battling monsters!
After defeating a former ZS member and her mean-girl minions, the girls thought they’d get a little break! But a new big bad’s come out to play, and demons are starting to overrun the downtown!

 

NOW HERE’S THE FULL LIST!

If you want a full visual list of everything howabout you click on this hyperlink  (tho the Diamond  might not update til Monday or something)

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(the following list of comics reflects ALL the comics coming into BOTH locations. If there’s something on this list that’s NOT IN STOCK at your favorite BNW location DO NOT HESITATE  TO ASK FOR US TO ORDER IT FOR YOU!)

COMICS AND MAGAZINES

Adventure Time #66

All New Guardians Of Galaxy #5

All New Wolverine #22

Alter Ego #147

Amory Wars Good Apollo #4 (OF 12)

Ash vs AoD #1

Assassins Creed Reflections #4 (OF 4)

Assassins Creed Uprising #5

Avengers #9

Babyteeth #2

Bane Conquest #3 (OF 12)

Batman #24 3rd Ptg

Batman #26

Beauty #16

Black Bolt #3

Bloodshots Day Off #1

Champions #10

Cyborg #14

Daredevil #23

DC Comics Bombshells #30

Deadpool Kills Marvel Universe Again #1

Deathstroke #21

Doc Savage Ring Of Fire #4 (OF 4)

Doctor Who 12th Year Three #5

Doctor Who Ghost Stories #4 (OF 4)

Everafter From The Pages Of Fables #11

Extremity #5

GI Joe (2016) #7

Giant Days #28

Green Arrow #26

Green Lanterns #26

Gwar Orgasmageddon #2 (OF 4)

Hanazuki Full Of Treasures #1

Harley Quinn #23

Hawkeye #8

Hi Fructose Magazine Quarterly #44

Injustice 2 #5

Iron Fist #5

James Bond #5

Jem & The Holograms Misfits Infinite #1 (OF 3)

Jessica Jones #10

Jupiters Legacy Vol 2 #5 (OF 5)

Justice League #24

Lady Mechanika Clockwork Assassin #1 (OF 3)

Letter 44 #34

Marvel Universe Ult Spider-Man Vs Sinister Six #11

Marvels Thor Ragnarok Prelude #1 (OF 4)

Motor Girl #7

Namwolf #1 2nd Ptg

Nick Fury #4

Nightwing #24

Predator Hunters #3

Rat Queens #4

Redline #5

Rick & Morty Pocket Like You Stole It #1 (OF 5)

Riverdale (ONGOING) #4

Rock Candy Mountain #4

Sabrina #7

Sacred Creatures #1

Samaritan Veritas #2

Savage Things #5 (OF 8)

Secret Empire Brave New World #3 (OF 5)

Seven To Eternity #7

Shade The Changing Girl #10

Skybourne #4

Snotgirl #6

Spider-Man #18

Spider-Man Deadpool #19

Spider-Man Master Plan #1

Star Wars #33

Star Wars Darth Maul #3 (OF 5) 2nd Ptg

Star Wars Rogue One Adaptation #4 (OF 6)

Starstruck Old Proldiers Never Die #6 (OF 6)

Stray Bullets Sunshine & Roses #25

Sun Bakery #4

Superman #26

Theres Nothing There #3

Transformers Till All Are One #11

Unholy Grail #1

Unsound #2

Unstoppable Wasp #7

Vampirella #4

Visitor How And Why He Stayed #5 (OF 5)

Walking Dead #169

Weapon X #3 2nd Ptg

Wicked & Divine #29

Woods #33

X-Men Gold #2 2nd Ptg

X-Men Gold #3 2nd Ptg

X-Men Gold #4 2nd Ptg

X-Men Gold #7

Zodiac Starforce Cries Of Fire Prince #1

TRADE PAPERBACKS, GRAPHIC NOVELS, HARDCOVERS AND MANGA

Angel Catbird Hc Vol 03 Catbird Roars

Appleseed Alpha Hc Gn Vol 01

Beanworld Hc Vol 04 Hoka Hoka Burbl Burbl

Berserk Tp Vol 38

DC Super Hero Girls A Kids Coloring Book Tp

Death Of Stalin Hc

Deathstroke Tp Vol 02 The Gospel Of Slade (REBIRTH)

Dept H Hc Vol 02 After The Flood

Empress Tp Book 01

He Man Thundercats Tp

Inhumans Vs X-Men Hc

Injustice Ground Zero Hc Vol 01

Log Horizon Light Novel Vol 08 Larks Take Flight

Monstress Tp Vol 02

Star Wars Tp Vol 05 Yodas Secret War

Tokyo Ghost Dlx Ed Hc

Wonder Woman By Greg Rucka Tp Vol 02

ODDS AND ENDS

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M:TG Hour of Devastation Draft Weekend in W-G

Posted by Eric On June - 26 - 2017

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Our Willow Grove location will be hosting a Saturday booster draft featuring the new Magic: the Gathering set, Hour of Devastation, beginning at noon on July 15th.  Your $15 entry will get you a foil promo Ramunap Excavator and entry into our 3-pack Hour of Devastation booster draft. 1 & 1/2 booster packs of Hour of Devastation cards per person will be added to the prize pool, with the top half of players getting prizes.  The Invocation series of cards which began in the Amonkhet set will continue here.  Examples  of an invocation and other exciting cards from the new set are pictured below.  Dates and times for our events are as follows:

For more information on the set, you can visit the official Magic website here.

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