Local Comic Shop Day is on November 17th, 2018

Local Comic Shop Day®, the day celebrating the independent spirit of local comic book specialty shops, returns for its fourth annual event Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Here is a list of Participating Stores.  Each store 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 four-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!





Dark Horse to offer LCSD exclusive cover of William Gibson’s Alien 3 – The Unproduced Screenplay

The first official project to be announced for Local Comic Shop Day® 2018, is Dark Horse’s LCSD exclusive cover of William Gibson’s Alien 3 – The Unproduced Screenplay,

This is the official adaptation of the original screenplay for Alien 3, written by William Gibson, the award-winning science fiction author of the cyberpunk cult classic Neuromancer. You’ll see familiar characters and places-but not all is the same in this horrifying Cold War thriller!After the deadly events of the film Aliens, the spaceship Sulaco carrying the sleeping bodies of Ripley, Hicks, Newt, and Bishop are intercepted by the Union of Progressive Peoples. What the U.P.P forces don’t expect is another deadly passenger that is about to unleash chaos between two governmental titans intent on developing the ultimate cold war weapon of mass destruction.

o Based on the original screenplay by Neuromancer’s William Gibson!

o Adaptation and art by Johnnie Christmas-co-creator of Margaret Atwood’s Angel Catbird and creator of Image Comics’ Firebug.

o Featuring some of the most famous characters in the Alien film canon: Hicks, Bishop, Newt, and Ripley.

 If you’d like to buy this comic, it will be on sale at your participating Local Comic Shop on Local Comic Shop Day®, November 17, 2018.

Tell your local comics retailer you want them to be a part of Local Comic Shop Day®
Have them sign up here:  www.comicspro.org/lcsd2018


Deadline to sign up is September 14th.

Local Comic Shop Day® calls attention to locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.   Each comic shop will mark the Local Comic Shop Day® occasion in its own unique way.    With exclusive, unique and limited items created just for the event on Saturday November 17, LCSD is a great time to pop into your Local Comic Shop to begin your holiday gift buying.








Check out this cool slideshow that has all the items on sale for LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY!



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21 Items to be released for Local Comic Shop Day® 2017.

Here are the 21 items that are being released on Local Comic Shop Day® 2017!
Not all items will be at all participating stores!  You might want to visit multiple stores in your local area to get some limited and hard to find items.

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New Local Comic Shop Day Exclusive! Justice League Pins from Fansets

To celebrate the Justice League movie which comes out on November 17th, DC and Warner Brothers announced that November 18th – Local Comic Shop Day® – will also be Justice League Day!

To celebrate the day, Fansets is offering Local Comic Shop Day® stores in the United States an exclusive sales window on their Justice League pins.  (Until December 31, 2017).  So the only place to get these pins during the 2017 holiday season will be at participating Local Comic Shop Day® retailers!

Many participating Local Comic Shop Day® stores will also have free Justice League temporary tatoos and comic books to hand out.

Note:  Not every item will be offered at every store.  Plan on visiting several stores in the area.





New LCSD item! ComixTribe BLACK BAG includes sold out Sink #1 and #2.


  • Two weeks ago, Sink #1 sold out at comic book stores wordwide.
  • For Local Comic Shop Day®, ComixTribe is offering a BLACK BAG special which includes LIMITED EDITION variants of the first two issues as well as one of eleven inserted mystery OXYMORON Volume 1 Hardcovers, each a rare limited edition print run.
  • The BLACK BAG also includes a randomly inserted hard-to-find ComixTribe single issue variant, and a downloadable SINK #1 & 2 Digital Audio Bundle, featuring a soundtrack to accompany your reading of SINK #1 & 2, plus creator commentary on both issues by writer John Lees & artist Alex Cormack
  • SRP of a black bag is $29.99. Only 900 units made.
  • Here’s an article about Sink #1 from Wonder Alliance.com.
  • Killer clowns in a blue van, shovel-wielding vigilantes, and the last bus you’d ever want to ride… You must be in Sinkhill.   A forgotten East End district of a warped funhouse mirror vision of Glasgow, Scotland, Sinkhill is a hive of crooks, deviants and killers, and ordinary folk unfortunate enough to live among them. SINK is a vicious new crime series from the creative team behind OXYMORON: THE LOVELIEST NIGHTMARE.

Black Mask to offer three EXCLUSIVE hardcovers for LCSD and bandana! Plus possible lenticular action!

Black Mask is offering three EXCLUSIVE HARDCOVERS for Local Comic Shop Day®!  And a Calexit Bandana!
Information below.
4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK – Exclusive Hardcover
4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK is the darkly comedic story of four burgeoning child criminals and their elaborate plans.When a group of bumbling criminals show up in her father’s life looking to pull one last job, young Paige has two choices – let her father get caught up in their criminal hijinks or enlist her three best friends to do the job first. Paige picks the bad one.
208 pages. Collects the 5-issue mini-series.
BLACK – Exclusive Hardcover (w/ possible Lenticular Cover Opt-In)
In a world that already hates and fears them – what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it’s safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free.
160 pages. Collects the 6-issue mini-series.
* Participating Stores may possibly receive an Exclusive Lenticular Cover Card that customers can affix for a DIY lenticular cover or keep as a sticker.  Details being worked out.
YOUNG TERRORISTS – Exclusive Hardcover (w/ possible Lenticular Cover Opt-In)
$29.99 [limited to 999]
A young heiress discovers her father is part of a tyrannical new world orders, and she vows to burn his whole empire down.
224 pages. Collects parts 1 and 2 with the FCBD special.

* Participating Stores may possibly receive an Exclusive Lenticular Cover Card that customers can affix for a DIY lenticular cover or keep as a sticker. Details being worked out.

LCSD CALEXIT “Mulholland Resistance” bandana
Join the resistance with this black bandana inspired by the flag of the Mulholland Resistance, Zora’s band of black masked revolutionaries in CALEXIT!

Aftershock to release Animosity: The Rise HC EXCLUSIVE to Local Comic Shop Day®

Note:  Not Final Cover.


By Marguerite Bennett and Juan Doe
64 pages / Full Color

Exclusive for Local Comic Shop Day!

“The Animals thought, spoke and took revenge. The dust has settled and the blood has dried, but a new force is rising in the West, ready to help Animal-kind seize power in the dark new world to come…”

Spinning out from Marguerite Bennett’s (INSEXTS, Bombshells and Batwoman) hit new series ANIMOSITY is this special collection, illustrated by Juan Doe (AMERICAN MONSTER, WORLD READER)! Witness the devastating effects of “The Wake” and how it affected other parts of the world on that terrifying day!

This hardcover edition, printed in the European Graphic Album size of 8.4 x 11.6, will be the only solo collection of this limited series ever printed. This oversized edition collects all three issues of this spin-off from the fan-favorite Animosity series. Available for the first time, and limited to 1,500 copies, as an exclusive for Local Comic Shop Day.


Oni to release Rick and Morty Comic Shop Day Treasury Edition 2017

Following up on the first two Rick and Morty Local Comic Shop Day® Treasury Editions (2015, 2016), Oni once again offers the fan-favorite Rick and Morty Local Comic Shop Day Treasury Edition in 2017!

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious hit Adult Swim animated show RICK AND MORTY has its own comic book series from Oni Press! Join degenerate superscientist Rick Sanchez as he embarks on all-new adventures with his awkward grandson Morty, his teenage granddaughter Summer, his veterinary surgeon daughter Beth, and his hapless son-in-law Jerry.

This special double size treasury edition for Local Comic Shop Day includes issues #17 and #26, two hilarious standalone issues written by Kyle Starks (Sexcastle, Kill Them All) and illustrated by series artists Marc Ellerby and CJ Cannon. Come for the jokes, stay for the crushing ennui. Wubba lubba dub dub!