Local Comic Shop Day® is on November 23, 2019. Find a participating store!

Local Comic Shop Day®, the day celebrating the independent spirit of local comic book specialty shops, returns for its fifth annual event Saturday, November 23, 2019.

A map to find the closes participating store can be found here. Each of the 614 stores participating is celebrating Local Comic Shop Day® differently, so plan to visit more than one store.

Exclusive Items will be available. Not all items will be available at each store.

Local Comic Shop Day® is a five-year old event conceived and implemented by ComicsPRO comic book specialty retailers to call attention to locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.   Pop Culture begins in your Local Comic Shop!

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Beware Online Sellers!

BE CAREFUL BUYING FROM ONLINE SELLERS!

The best place to get Local Comic Shop Day® Items is at participating local comics shops on Saturday, November 23rd.

List of Participating Store-fronts.

If you miss that date, you can buy them online starting Monday, November 25th.

Please be careful about buying them from online sellers prior to Monday, November 25th. Some of these resellers might not be affiliated with Local Comic Shop Day® or have the item in stock! You might buy the product and then have monies refunded to you when the reseller can’t get the product.

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LCSD 2019 News: Lion Forge Shines With Catalyst Prime Seven Days 1

FOIL SIENKIEWICZ COVER! LIMITED TO 1000 COPIES!

(W) Gail Simone
(A) José Luis
(CA) Bill Sienkiewicz

DAY ONE: Lorena Payan was the first to realize a meteor was hurtling towards Earth two years ago. Now, she’s the first to realize the Earth is in danger once more from something equally cosmic but far more sinister. As dubbed by a mystery figure, the Obsidian Men begin appearing silently all over the globe, and our heroes Noble, Summit, and Accell join together to investigate.

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LCSD 2019 News: Oni Goes Big With Invader Zim

Image is releasing Invader Zim in a large format, treasury edition for Local Comic Shop Day.

“Retailers and Fans love Oni’s Treasury Editions!” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPRO. “Each of them have become evergreen sellers for stores and sought after by collectors and readers.”

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W) Eric Trueheart
(A) Maddie C.
(CA) Krooked Glasses

Relive the epic war of DarkPoop in this collection of issues 29 and 30 from the Oni Press comic series, Invader ZIM! After Dib spills Gaz’s limited edition DarkPoop Cola, he’s forced to find her a replacement. But every convenience store is sold out, and Dib gets involved in the gaseous world of Poopromancers, sworn enemies of the evil and terrifying Poopthulu. To defeat him, they’ll need the DarkPoop as well! (We say Poop a lot in this comic.)

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LCSD 2019 News: Image Primes the Pump with Super Dinosaur

Image and Skybound are releasing Super Dinosaur for Local Comic Shop Day.

An animated series of Super Dinosaur is going to be released on Amazon Prime in October. “Comic stores are excited to re-stock on Super Dinosaur and re-introduce the comic to a new set of fans.” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPRO. “It’s a perfect time to do it since the Amazon Prime Animated Series is starting in the Fall.”

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(W) Robert Kirkman (A/CA) Jason Howard

Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard’s SUPER DINOSAUR follows 10-year-old genius Derek Dynamo and his T-Rex best friend Super Dinosaur as they protect the planet against evil. This LCSD exclusive features characters from the animated show debuting on Amazon Prime Video October 6, and reprints SUPER DINOSAUR #1 and SUPER DINOSAUR ORIGIN SPECIAL.

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LCSD 2019 NEWS: Titan Connects Dr. Who To The Holidays

DOCTOR WHO 13TH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1
DOCTOR WHO 13TH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #2

The two Holiday Specials will have Connecting Covers.
DOCTOR WHO 13TH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 on Local Comic Shop Day November 23.
DOCTOR WHO 13TH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #2 will come out on December 18.

“Since there are going to be two Holiday Specials, fans have been clamoring for connecting covers,” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPro. “They will make very cool Holiday Gifts.”


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This year we’re bringing the fans a Doctor Who Christmas Special… in comic form! Can the Doctor save Christmas? Is Santa a myth, a man, or a Time Lord? Are chimneys bigger on the inside?! Two-part festive fun from Jody Houser (Stranger Things, Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows).

Author(s): Jody Houser
Artist(s): Roberta Ingranata, Enrica Eren Angiolini
Cover Artist(s): Coming Soon!

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The Walking Dead: The Alien Shambles to Local Comic Shop Day. First Time In Print For Brian K Vaughan, Marcos Martin Story

The Walking Dead: The Alien LCSD edition is the first time in print for this previously digital-only story. “As soon as this story was released digitally, comics’ fans and retailers have been clamoring for a print version,” said Peter  Dolan, President of ComicsPro. “We are very grateful that Image, Skybound, Robert Kirkman and the creators of the book are debuting the print version on Local Comic Shop Day, allowing us to connect this story with comics’ fans. This LCSD edition is sure to be a big hit!”  

THE WALKING DEAD: THE ALIEN
STORY: BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
ART/COVER: MARCOS MARTIN
60 PAGES / FC / M / $5.99
IN PRINT FOR THE FIRST TIME!

Originally only available on PanelSyndicate.com, this special one-shot by Brian K. Vaughan (Saga) and Marcos Martin (The Private Eye, Barrier) features a story firmly set in THE WALKING DEAD comic book continuity.

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LCSD 2019 News: Image unveils Killadephia #1

SERIES PREMIERE! “SINS OF THE FATHER,” Part One-Featuring the show-stopping talents of SPAWN series artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER and the writer behind such hit shows as Wutang: An American Saga, Marvel’s Runaways, and Starz’s American Gods-RODNEY BARNES.

When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father-the revered Philadelphia detective James Sangster Sr.-he begins to unravel a mystery that leads him down a path of horrors that will shake his beliefs to their core. The city that was once the symbol of liberty and freedom has fallen prey to corruption, poverty, unemployment, brutality… and vampires.
Welcome to KILLADELPHIA.

If you are a comic book storefront, and would like to participate please sign up here. www.comicspro.org/lcsd2019


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LCSD 2019 News: Mad Cave dives into wrestling with Over the Ropes.

Step Over the Ropes and into 1990s wrestling. Set in a fictional world, Over the Ropes dives into sports entertainment’s biggest era. A young high-flyer named Jason Lynn goes off-script in a match to win the world title and sets the southern territory on fire as the face-painted wrestler, Phoenix.

“We are extremely excited about Mad Cave’s submission for Local Comic Shop Day®,” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPro. “Over The Ropes is an awesome story and the LCSD version has an amazing cover. We are also very excited that the LCSD version will be coming out 3 weeks earlier than the regular edition. It gives LCSD fans a sneak peak!”

Local Comic Shop Day® is only open to comic store-front retailers.
If you’d like to register for Local Comic Shop Day®, please register here: www.comicspro.org/lcsd2019

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LCSD 2019 News: Marvel’s triple play! Three Different Local Comic Shop Day® releases.

For Local Comic Shop Day® 2019, Marvel is offering three different items.

  • New Mutants #1: Only 1000 copies.
  • Absolute Carnage #5 LCSD: Print to Order
  • Absolute Carnage #5 LCSD Limited Print Comic: Only 500 copies.

“We are very excited about the three LCSD items that Marvel is offering for Local Comic Shop Day,” said Marco Davanzo, Executive Director of ComicsPro. “New Mutants #1, written by Jonathan Hickman and Absolute Carnage #5, written by Donny Cates are both going to be very HUGE books!”

Retailers: The Absolute Carnage #5 LCSD Limited Print Comic can be ordered for every 20 issues of Absolute Carnage #5 LCSD you order.

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LCSD 2019 ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #5 (OF 5)
Marvel
Venom and Carnage – To the Death!
40 PGS./RATED T+ …. $4.99

LCSD 2019 ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #5 (OF 5) LIMITED PRINT COMIC
(500 COPIES)
Marvel
Venom and Carnage – To the Death!
40 PGS./RATED T+
One copy can be ordered by retailers for every 20 copies of LCSD 2019 Absolute Carnage #5 (Of 5) ordered

LCSD 2019 NEW MUTANTS #1
Marvel
THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news… a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!
40 PGS./RATED T+
(1000 copies)

Local Comic Shop Day is only open to comic store-front retailers.
If you’d like to register for Local Comic Shop Day, please register here: www.comicspro.org/lcsd2019

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LCSD 2019 News: IDW marks the Holidays with the Crow Local Comic Shop Day® edition.

IDW is celebrating Local Comic Shop Day® with the Crow: Hark the Herald EXCLUSIVE and LIMITED comic.

“It’s Perfect for the holidays! A Christmas story from the Crow!” said Marco Davanzo, Excecutive Director of ComicsPRO. “Since Local Comic Shop Day® falls the at the beginning of the Holiday Season, retailers and fans love when the Publishers offer Holiday stories. We are all excited to see IDW’s spin.”

The CROW:



AUG198002 LCSD 2019 CROW HARK THE HERALD #1 SEELEY
Tim Seeley (w) • Meredith Laxton (a) • Fei Chen (c)
Every year a group of six people gathers for Christmas in a cabin in the far Northwoods of Wisconsin. But this isn’t your average bickering nuclear family. These are six of the most prolific killers in North America.Now, last year’s sins have risen from the grave, ready to deliver the gift of revenge. Guided by the Crow, Cecilia Rite will give six psychos a holiday hammer party.The Crow knows who has been naughty…FC • 36 pages • $4.99

Local Comic Shop Day is only open to comic store-front retailers.
If you’d like to register for Local Comic Shop Day, please register here: www.comicspro.org/lcsd2019

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