Local Comic Shop Day announces first three promotions

Local Comic Shop Day is Wednesday, November 24 (the day before Thanksgiving.) Held for the seventh time this year, it is a local comic book party / promotion hosted by the group of ComicsPro comic book retailers. The goal is to spotlight local stores and retailers, and publishers are making special promotional week items available, bearing the LCSD logo.

Stores can now register for the promotion for free at www.comicspro.org/lcsd2021. Participating stores will be reminded to order special items of which the first three have been announced:

  • JOY OPERATIONS 1, Dark Horse Comics. From Peabody and Brian Michael Bendis, winner of multiple Eisner Awards, this Jinxworld comic goes 55 years into the future and stars Joy, who is an ENVOI., A special agent for the Jonando Trust. Stephen Byrne art with a Tyler Boss cover variant.
  • CHUCK D PRESENTS APOCALYPSE 91 REVOLUTION NEVER SLEEP, Z2 Comics. limited edition graphic novel. Celebrate the 30e anniversary of the Public Enemy album, “Apocalypse 91: The Enemy Strikes Back”.
  • METALLICA SPECIAL EDITION, 10 Tons Press. Reissued to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s “Black Album”.

“We are very excited about our first three titles announced,” said Jenn Haines, Chairman of the Board of ComicsPRO. “Not only do we have Joy Operations, the first Jinxworld title released by Dark Horse Comics, but also two incredible music projects, Metallica Special Edition and Apocalypse 91. The world of comics and music has always been connected, but over and over again. Over the past few years we have seen more and more titles like these, which bring new readers to comic book stores, looking for material from their favorite bands. We can’t wait to see what other publishers are announcing to bring attention to the uniqueness and magic of local comic book stores.

Registration is technically not required to order these items, but Marco Davanzo, The Executive Director of ComicsPRO explains “The advantage of registration is that retailers will be reminded when to order, they will get a marketing boost and customers will be able to find them more easily because they are on the storefront map. recorded. “

Publishers are invited to participate by affixing the LCSD logo to articles coming out on November 24e. If you want to participate, contact [email protected].

Learn more about the special editions:



New York Times bestseller Brian Michael Bendis, Peabody and award-winning co-creator of multiple Eisner Awards from Miles Morales, Naomi, Jessica Jones and Powers, teams up with comic book hotspot Stephen Byrne (Wonder Twins, Legion of Superheroes) for their first ever successful creator-owned series.

In fifty-five years. Joy is an IN · VOI. A special agent of one of the JONANDO TRUST. Trusts are corporate-owned cities that are the centerpiece of modern society. It rightes wrongs for confidence. She is excellent. Perfection. Hard on herself. Pushed. Almost legendary in parts. Until one day a voice arises in her head trying to make her betray everything she has always believed.

This meticulously crafted Akira Meets All of Me journey shows us a new future like only the comics can. All of this, plus an exclusive behind-the-scenes look and a look at other Jinxworld projects coming exclusively from Dark Horse.

With a brand new variant of LCSD cover from Tyler Boss! On sale 11/24!




Rock and Roll Biographies featuring Metallica. The Bay Area Metal scene started with Metallica in the early 80’s. Today, 30 years later, we find out where this mega metal band stands today! Giving a brief history of the band, we go straight to Metallica from the “Death Magnetic” era to today’s “Hardwired for Self Destruction”. Includes a full list of those who have played with or been in the group.



Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the flagship album Revelation 91: The enemy strikes the dark with this graphic anthology commemorative sequel! The revolution never sleeps begins against the familiar backdrop of 1991 and explodes into distant futures with a series of speculative fictional stories from the industry’s leading creators, including Evan Narcisse, Regine Sawyer, Che Grayson, Troy-Jeffrey Allen and many more. ‘others ! Witness the revolutionaries of each millennium rise up and fight power with a little help from the rhythms and rebels of the past.

Daniel K. Denny