Weekly Shiplist for Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Thank you to everyone who participated in our drawing for the KEVIN SMITH talk on Saturday! We had a lot of fun doing that. Congratulations to Jim from Cambridge who won our drawing!

Also, both CHRIS WARE and CHARLES BURNS stopped into the shop before their talk on Thursday and signed all of our stock! Every book of theirs in the shop right now is signed. Stop by and get your copy!



Weekly Shiplist for Wednesday, 17 October 2012
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Enter Free Drawing to Win Tickets to See Kevin Smith

GOOD NEWS! With special thanks to the Wilbur Theater, we are GIVING AWAY 2 tickets to Kevin Smith at the Wilbur Theater, 9:45pm on Saturday, 10/13/2012. Stop into the Million Year Picnic comic shop and request a raffle ticket. They are free and do not require any purchase. WRITE YOUR NAME & PHONE # ON THE BACK OF THE TICKET before submitting it to us. We will randomly pick a ticket on Thursday afternoon at 4:20pm (yes, that’s a Kevin Smith joke) and announce the winning number. If you’ve left your contact info, we’ll call you. If you fail to leave you contact info, you better check email… or twitter… or Facebook… or our blog… or maybe even LiveJournal. If you haven’t picked up the tickets by Saturday afternoon, we’ll have to draw again!

The only requirement is that you MUST PHYSICALLY COME TO THE STORE. You may not call & ask for a raffle ticket. If you win, you must come back & physically present the ticket to get the Kevin Smith tickets.

More information about Kevin Smith’s talk here:


MICE: the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo

Hey folks, this coming Saturday, 9/29 is MICE: the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo with special guest ROBERT SIKORYAK!! Entry is FREE! The expo runs from 10am-7pm in University Hall at 1815 Mass Ave in Cambridge (previously known as the Sears Building and the Porter Exchange), just a block from the Porter Square T Station.

There are vendors AND presentations!

More info: http://www.masscomics.com

Please stop in to see the amazing works our friends and neighbors are making and to support local art!

Panel Discussion on Graphic Novels w/ Charles Burns, Chris Ware, & Chip Kidd

A Panel Discussion on Graphic Novels


Charles Burns, Chris Ware, and Chip Kidd

Thursday, 10 October 2012, 6pm at the Brattle Theater! Tickets $5 (plus $1.16 fee if you buy online). Tickets are also available in the Harvard Bookstore and over the phone at 617-661-1515.


New Stuff

We got 2 new little Edward Gorey hardcovers we’ve never had before – THE OSBICK BIRD ($12.95) and THOUGHTFUL ALPHABETS HC ($14.95). We also got a COMETBUS collection called ADD TONER ($12.00) and the newest issue, #54.

Brothers John Agbaje (art) and Charles Agbaje (story) dropped off issues #1 and #2 of their comic PROJECT 0. It’s a manga-influenced science fiction story chronicling the tale of an orphaned young boy, Owen, who finds himself gifted with the power to create change in the world around him. While trying to find a way back home, he and his only friends have a chance encounter with a mysterious private military organization, The Lancers, and the two saboteurs who would go to great lengths to stop this organization from completing its strange mission. An adventure is set in motion that will shake the foundations of reality. Kelly give the issues two thumbs up. Sample pages, biographies, and history of the world they’ve created can be found here: http://www.centralcitytower.com