Only one short week away!
You know what these are, right:
Come in next Saturday and you'll get three (or more with food donations) of them!
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South-Central Pennsylvania's Ultra-Hip Pop Culture Mecca™! Since its founding in 1988 by local fans Ned Senft and Bill Wahl, Comix Connection™ has served the Pennsylvania comic-reading community for over 25 years. From its humble beginnings in the old York Book Emporium in downtown York to its current globe-straddling locations in the West Manchester Mall in York and on the Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, Comix Connection™ has always provided the very best in customer service, selection of neat stuff and attention to detail. Visit us today! Questions? Comments? Call or Email us! Of course, all images are © and ™ their respective copyright and trademark holders! No matter where you go, there you are.
New X-MEN FIRST CLASS trailer:
Labels: at the movies
My friend Mike gave me this button:
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NOUS41 KCTP 182022 PNSCTP PAZ065-190030-
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA 422 PM EDT MON APR 18 2011
...TORNADO CONFIRMED ABOUT 2 MILES WEST OF YORK IN YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA...
LOCATION...2W YORK IN YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA DATE...APRIL 16 2011 ESTIMATED TIME...8:20 PM EDT MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0 ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85 MPH MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 YARDS PATH LENGTH...JUST UNDER ONE-HALF MILE BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.967703 / -76.779524 ENDING LAT/LON...39.970876 / -76.771306 FATALITIES...0 INJURIES...2
...SUMMARY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS NOW CONFIRMED A TORNADO IN WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP IN YORK COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA ON APRIL 16 2011.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...ALONG WITH THE YORK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND PEMA...CONDUCTED A STORM SURVEY OF WIND DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED ON THE WEST SIDE OF YORK SATURDAY EVENING. ALTHOUGH AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT CONCLUDED A MICROBURST HAD OCCURRED...A DETAILED REVIEW COMPLETED TODAY HAS NOW DETERMINED THAT A SMALL TORNADO DID TOUCH DOWN IN WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP.
THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN JUST NORTH OF BROUGHER LANE WHERE DAMAGE TO TREES...WIRES...AND SEVERAL OUT-BUILDINGS OCCURRED. SOME MINOR DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOMES ALSO OCCURRED IN THIS AREA. THE TORNADO DAMAGED A CANOPY ON A GAS STATION AND TWO BILLBOARDS AT THE CORNER OF CARLISLE ROAD AND BROUGHER LANE AS IT TRAVELED NORTHEAST. AFTER CROSSING CARLISLE ROAD...MORE TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED. A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF A ROOF WAS REMOVED OFF A BUSINESS AND BLOWN ACROSS BROUGHER LANE NEAR HAVILAND ROAD.
THE TORNADO THEN LIFTED...BUT BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN AT THE WEST MANCHESTER MALL. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED. AT THE MALL ITSELF...A LARGE 40X40 FOOT SKYLIGHT WAS LIFTED AND BLOWN ACROSS THE ROOF OF THE MALL...WHERE ADDITIONAL ROOF DAMAGE OCCURRED.
THE TORNADO WAS ABOUT 200 YARDS WIDE AT ITS WIDEST POINT...AND HAD A TOTAL PATH LENGTH OF JUST UNDER 1/2 MILE. MAXIMUM WINDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 85 MPH...RATING THE TORNADO AS A HIGH END EF0.
THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/CTP.
FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH. EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH. EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH. EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH. EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH. EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.
Labels: technical difficulties
I just wanted to remind people that we will be giving out this ultra-cool Free Comic Book Day 2011 Hal Jordan Green Lantern Heroclix Game Piece to the first 350 people at both stores who come in on Saturday, May 7th, Free Comic Book Day:
Did you ever take a big old stack of your favorite sides over to a friend's house only to discover that she doesn't have a record player? Well fret no more! Just get yourself one of these sweet babies:
I'm just saying, the word is that these two books:
"Written by Brian Michael Bendis Pencils & Cover by Mark Bagleyand
It is the shot heard around the world. Witness the issue comic fans be talking about all year. leave your cynicism at the door... this is the real deal. The Death of Spider-Man. Bendis and Bagley reunite for this historic Spider-Man event a decade in the making."
Nearing the end of our competition we find uneven matches between DC and Marvel. DC has more winning contestants going into the finals so we're forced to have two lesser powered winners from DC battle against one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel U. Who would win?
Well, it looks like I'll be joining the legion of Doctor Who fans (shut up already, Joe!) soon because, really, I have no choice:
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On April 23rd, another holiday brings us the return of The Doctor to BBC America, the same day as it debuts in the UK, minus of course the difference in time zones. But, oh yes! The Doctor, Amy, and Rory return in the first new episodes since the wonderful Christmas special! The promos for this upcoming season have been very exciting to follow online, but if you haven't been doing this as obsessively as I have I present to you the original promo spot and then the best trailers that the BBC has offered viewers thus far! Enjoy!
Next week sees the release of a neat little comic called NONPLAYER, written and illustrated by Nate Simpson, and we're pretty excited around here to see it. You've probably seen the print hanging up at the stores, which Nate graciously sent along to us for your perusal. If you're a fan of fine-line art styles like Moebius and Geoff Darrow, this book is for you. Check out these awesome pages: