Brave New Worlds

The Best Comic Shops in the Philadelphia Area!

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

Archive for the ‘Willow Grove’ Category

MTG: Journey Into Nyx Prerelease Events in W-G

Posted by Eric On April - 7 - 2014

Our Willow Grove location will be running 3 Prerelease events for the next Magic set, Journey Into Nyx.  Your $30 entry will get you one of 5 different prerelease packs and one of 5 corresponding foil promo cards .

Event times are as follows:

  • Friday, April 26th @ midnight (into Saturday)
  • Saturday, April 27th @ 11 AM
  • Sunday, April 27th @ 11 AM

For more information on the event format please visit the official website here.

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BNW has gone Swiss!

Posted by Eric On February - 18 - 2014

We are happy to announce that Tuesday night Magic booster drafts in our Willow Grove store are now being run Swiss style.  For those unfamiliar with the format this means that every player plays every round.  You the player get more value for your entry fee!   This differs from our previous single elimination format events, but fear not!  If you prefer single elimination events we still have those for our Thursday night “wacky pack events”.

As always, Magic booster drafts begin on both Tuesday and Thursday night @ 7:30 PM with $15 entry fees.  One booster pack per person is contributed towards the prize pool.

Prizes for the Tuesday Swiss event are split: 1 pack to 3rd place, 1 pack to 4th place, 2/3 of the remaining prize pool to 1st place, and 1/3 of the remaining prize pool to 2nd place.

Prizes for the Thursday single elimination event are bigger but only go to 1st place unless 1st and 2nd place agree to split prizes.

If you have any additional questions or concerns please contact our Willow Grove location.

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ApocalypZe Card Game Demo in W-G

Posted by Eric On February - 18 - 2014

Stop by our Willow Grove location on Wednesday, February 19th between 6 and 9 PM to demo a new zombie card game called ApocalypZe.  for more information on the game visit the official website here or check out the Board Game Geek review here.

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Magic From The Vault Twenty: IN STOCK!

Posted by Eric On August - 20 - 2013

From the Vault: Twenty is now on sale in both locations for $124.99.  For more info and a complete spoiler for From the Vault: Twenty, please go here.

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MTG Commander: Open Play Mondays

Posted by Eric On August - 6 - 2013

Monday nights in Willow Grove are now officially Magic: the Gathering Commander nights!  Come in for open play with “Commander Kevin” from 5- 9 PM.  If you are not familiar with the Commander format then stop by the Willow Grove location for assistance. You can also check out the official Commander website here.

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Promo Magic Cards in Comics

Posted by Eric On September - 27 - 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new issue of Magic the Gathering: Spell Thief (#3) has the best promo card so far:  Standstill.  This card has not been printed since the Odyssey set back in 2001.  It is a staple card in the Legacy format and the basic version sells regularly for $7 and up.  You can get a cool promo version along with a great comic to read for only $4.99!

 

New Gundam models in stock now

Posted by Eric On September - 27 - 2012

 

Do you have a favorite Gundam series?  If so, chances are now quite good that we have a model from it.  Stop by either store and check out our selection of plastic snap-together Japanese robot kits.  Prices range from $13 for 1/44 size to $150 for 1/48 size.

MTG From the Vault: Realms is in stock!

Posted by Eric On August - 27 - 2012

Friday, August 31st, was the release date for the newest limited edition Magic set, From the Vault: Realms.  It is a 15-card all foil set that reprints some of the best land cards in Magic history.  Below are pictures of all cards in the set. We have a limited number of sets arriving at each store, so stop in either location and pick up a copy today!

 

Nick Fury has arrived in Willow Grove!

Posted by Eric On August - 23 - 2012

Want to wield the power of the tesseract?  You can do so if you purchase our New Hot Toys Nick Fury Avengers action figure.  We only have one left, so stop in our Willow Grove store if you are interested and Fury can be yours for $199.99!

Like all of our other Hot Toys figure he comes with a variety of extra hands and accessories, including a rifle, a pistol w/ holster, and a light-up LED briefcase which houses the tesseract while in transport.

Warhammer Rewards Program!!!

Posted by BRiAN On July - 25 - 2012

You’re probably aware of our little Book Club, you know the one where you buy 10 trades or hardcovers in a year and get store credit toward one…well we’ve started a Warhammer Rewards Program that works on the same principles.

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