Upcoming Week at Fantom – August 31st Edition

Saga's Back, Baby! And the Black Panther trade drops   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS Sunday, September 4 - Queer Book Club: Virgil - After the success of our Queer Book Club for Midnighter a few months ago, we'll be talking about writer Steve Orlando's other graphic novel: VIRGIL. A "queersploitation" story set in Jamaica, this book is about an outed cop who's out to get

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Upcoming Week at Fantom – August 24th Edition

Pretty Deadly Book Club Yes, Kelly Sue DeConnick IS Skyping In   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   ORDERS FOR THE AUGUST DIAMOND CATALOG Orders for the August Catalog are due by 11:59pm on Wednesday. If you want to guarantee you'll get a copy of such buzz-worthy books as Infamous Iron Man #1, Betty Boop #1 or Shade the Changing Girl #1 then make sure to CLICK THIS LINK! Do it...you know you want

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Upcoming Week At Fantom – August 17 Edition

Trivia Night on Saturday And Wicked & Divine #22 drops this week   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS Thursday, August 18 - Black Panther #5 Book Club - After an epic Black Panther #4 book club with Ta-Nehisi Coates himself, issue #5 dropped a short two weeks later, and we'll get another chance to get back deep into Wakanda. Saturday, August 20 - Geek Trivia Night: Derp

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Upcoming Week At Fantom – August 10 Edition

Black Panther #5 drops on Wednesday! And March Book 3 Book Club on Sunday   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS Wednesday, August 10 - Pop Culture Uncovered at Fantom - C'mon by and be a part of the most happening podcast in DC! Pop Culture Uncovered brings you no holds barred discussion on the latest comics and the best pop culture news! Friday, August 12 - Friday Night Magic

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Upcoming Week At Fantom – August 3 Edition

The March Book 3 drops on Wednesday! And Saturday night is Ladies' Night   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS Thursday, August 4 - Black Excellence book club: The Ultimates - Black Panther! Captain Marvel! Ms. America! Spectrum! Blue Marvel! Galactus?! The vol. 1 trade paperback just dropped, so you can catch up if you're not reading this already. Friday, August 5 - Friday

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2015 in Review – A Comic Book Shop Talks Comic Book Sales Trends

2015 in Review Comic Book Sales Trends for Fantom Comics   We're very excited to present our 2nd Year in Review! (you can find our 2014 Year in Review here). The last year was our first full year in our Dupont Circle location, so the numbers show a more comprehensive picture than 2014, as that year was split almost 50/50 between our Union Station location and our Dupont Circle location. While in the same city, the preferences of the customer bases turned out to be significantly different. We

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Fantom’s Image Comics Sweet 16 Tournament

Iowa Caucuses leaving you cold? Then vote for your favorite Image Series today! We took the Top 16 best selling Image series at Fantom in 2015, seeded them by sales, and (loosely) broke them in to similar categories. At 1pm today we'll start running polls on our Twitter account with the #FantomVotes hashtag. Each poll tweet will be a single match. Once the Sweet 16 is over we'll update this post with the results and move on to the Awesome 8. Let's DO this!!!  

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Upcoming week at Fantom – October 14 edition

Trivia and pumpkins! Plus Bitch Planet book club   Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS Wednesday, October 14 - Super Social Wednesdays @ Fantom - Join us for Super Social Wednesday here at Fantom, starting every Wednesday at 7pm! Come chat with us about what you're reading, what shows you think everybody should check out, and everything comics-related. We'll be watching the new

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Upcoming week at Fantom – July 22 edition

July catalogue deadline! Plus trivia night   Before we get started, heads up: the deadline for guaranteeing your orders from the July catalogue (for books out mostly in September) is tomorrow, WEDNESDAY at 11:59 PM! Welcome to this week's dashboard post, intended to keep you updated on all that's happening at ol' Fantom.   THIS WEEK'S EVENTS   Thursday, July 23 - Classics Club: Bat-manga - During the height of Batman fever in the '60s, DC Comics commissioned

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