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.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday Highlights 11/30/11

Here's a brief look at just a few of the cool items hitting the shelves today at Comix Connection:


ARCHIE #627 (ARCHIE MEETS KISS PT 1)
(By the way, this is the greatest Archie image ever in the entire history of the universe.)


-AVENGERS ORIGINS THOR #1

-DAREDEVIL #6




DEADPOOL BUST BANK


-DIARY OF A WIMPY KID VOL 06 CABIN FEVER



DR WHO ACTION BOARD GAME


DR WHO FAMILY BOARD GAME

-FF #12

-GAME OF THRONES #3




GREEN LANTERN SERIES 4 ACTION FIGURES


-GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #0



HOBBY JAPAN NOV 2011 #95


-PREVIEWS #279 DECEMBER 2011


RISK LEGACY

-SPACEMAN #2

-THUNDER AGENTS VOL 2 #1

-UNCANNY X-MEN #2



WALKING DEAD LUNCHBOX


Well, if that isn't enough to get you to come in the stores for a look-see, I don't know what is!

Labels:

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Bring us food items

You've already filled the donation barrels at both stores once, so keep it coming!


BRING US FOOD ITEMS, AND WE'LL CONVERT THEM INTO COMIC BOOKS AND ENTRIES INTO A PRIZE DRAWING FOR YOU!

It's really just that simple:

1) Bring us (at least two months in-date) food items like
Canned cranberry sauce
Canned fruits & vegetables
Boxed stuffing mix
Instant mashed potatoes
Canned yams or sweet potatoes
White rice
Condensed soup (15.5 oz)
Boxed cereal (15 oz)
Oatmeal, grits or Cream of Wheat
Pancake mix & syrup
Juice & powdered drinks
Coffee (beans or ground)
Salad dressings
Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise
Peanut butter & jelly
Spaghetti sauce & pasta
Salt, pepper, sugar and sugar substitute packages
(Donation suggestions, courtesy of the York Rescue Mission!)

2) You get to pick one comic for each item donated out of the back issue bins, your choice!

3) For each food item donated, you will receive one entry into our Fabulous Prize Drawings!

4) Hungry Pennsylvanians will get some much-needed grub!

5) WIN/WIN/WIN!


FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU MAY SELECT ONE COMIC FROM OUR BACK ISSUE BINS, ABSOLUTELY FREE, YOUR CHOICE!

FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE ENTRY INTO OUR COMIX CONNECTION FOOD DRIVE 2011 PRIZE DRAWING!

FOR EACH STORE:
GRAND PRIZE - $100.00 Shopping Spree!
SECOND PRIZE - $50.00 Shopping Spree!
THIRD PRIZE - $25.00 Shopping Spree!

That's right, 1 food item = 1 contest entry + 1 free bin comic! What's not to like! BRING US SOME FOOD TODAY SO THAT WE CAN CRACK ONE TON OF FOOD AGAIN!

Labels:

Monday, November 28, 2011

The Continuity Kid strikes again!


PennLive quoted Manager Joe of Comix Connection - Mechanicsburg in a recent article about Small Business Saturday!

Harrisburg-area customers who didn’t shop on Black Friday and don’t plan to shop on Cyber Monday came out in full force on “Small Business Saturday” to support locally owned stores.

Read the entire article HERE!

Labels: ,

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Extended Holiday Hours for Comix Connection - York!

Hey shoppers! The West Manchester Mall has extended Holiday hours for your shopping convenience! Behold:



(Click on image to embiggen!)


Remember, we have handy-dandy Christmas Wish Lists so your loved ones get you exactly what you need, comic-wise! Stop in today!

Labels:

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Comix Connection's Annual Holiday Food Drive 2011 is chugging along nicely!

PLEASE HELP US HELP OTHERS!



(CLICK IMAGE TO EMBIGGEN!)

FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE ENTRY INTO OUR COMIX CONNECTION FOOD DRIVE 2011 PRIZE DRAWING!

FOR EACH STORE:
GRAND PRIZE - $100.00 Shopping Spree!
SECOND PRIZE - $50.00 Shopping Spree!
THIRD PRIZE - $25.00 Shopping Spree!

FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU MAY SELECT ONE COMIC FROM OUR BACK ISSUE BINS, ABSOLUTELY FREE, YOUR CHOICE!


That's right, 1 food item = 1 contest entry + 1 free bin comic!

PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT ACCEPT OUTDATED FOOD ITEMS! FOOD ITEMS MUST BE AT LEAST TWO MONTHS IN DATE!

Donations benefit the York Rescue Mission and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank! C'mon we only have a month or so to beat last year's record of 2058 pounds of food! Let's help keep food on our neighbor's tables!

We will be gathering your donations from now until SUNDAY JANUARY 1st 2012! Bring some in!

Labels:

Friday, November 25, 2011

FROM 6AM UNTIL NOON TODAY ONLY!


COMIX CONNECTION'S BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS SALE!
TODAY! BOTH STORES!
SIX HOURS ONLY!

From 6:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 NOON


EVERYTHING IN BOTH STORES WILL BE

BUY TWO OF ANYTHING IN STOCK, GET ONE ITEM (of equal or lesser value) ABSOLUTELY FREE!*

BUY AS MANY ITEMS AT THE "BUY TWO GET ONE FREE" RATE AS YOU WANT! HOWEVER YOU WANT TO MIX AND MATCH STUFF IS OK WITH US! JUST COME ON OUT AND GRAB SOME BARGAINS!

(*DOES NOT INCLUDE NEW COMICS/UNBAGGED COMICS or GIFT CARDS! This sale cannot be combined with any other sales, offers, discounts or coupons!)

Labels:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Counter Monkey Video 3 - Food Drive:



More Food Drive information RIGHT HERE!

And don't forget about our Black Friday Sale tomorrow!

Now go eat something...and then come in and help us feed some other people to get free comics!

Labels: , , ,

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wednesday Highlights 11/13/11

Here's a brief glimpse at the cool stuff hitting the shelves at Comix Connection this Wednesday:

-AQUAMAN #3

-AVENGERS ORIGINS SCARLET WITCH AND QUICKSILVER #1

-BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #3




BLACKEST NIGHT ACTION FIGURE BOX SET




DOCTOR WHO BRILLIANT BOOK OF DOCTOR WHO HARDCOVER BOOK




FANTASTIC FOUR #600


-KAPOW GUINNESS WORLD RECORD SPECIAL #1

-LOCKE & KEY GUIDE TO KNOWN KEYS ONE SHOT




MILK & CHEESE DAIRY PRODUCTS GONE BAD HARDCOVER BOOK




ROCKETEER JETPACK TREASURY EDITION


-SHOWCASE PRESENTS GHOSTS VOL 01

-TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ULTIMATE COLLECTION HARDCOVER VOL 1

-WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #2



AWESOMESAUCE. Come on in and grab some cool stuff... and don't forget our BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS SALE! (See yesterday's post for details!)

Labels:

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

TO REITERATE


COMIX CONNECTION'S BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS SALE!

SIX HOURS ONLY!

Both Comix Connection-York and Comix Connection-Mechanicsburg

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH

From 6:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 NOON


EVERYTHING IN BOTH STORES WILL BE


BUY TWO OF ANYTHING IN STOCK, GET ONE ITEM (of equal or lesser value) ABSOLUTELY FREE!*

BUY AS MANY ITEMS AT THE "BUY TWO GET ONE FREE" RATE AS YOU WANT! HOWEVER YOU WANT TO MIX AND MATCH STUFF IS OK WITH US! JUST COME ON OUT AND GRAB SOME BARGAINS!

(*DOES NOT INCLUDE NEW COMICS/UNBAGGED COMICS or GIFT CARDS! This sale cannot be combined with any other sales, offers, discounts or coupons!)

Labels: , , ,

Monday, November 21, 2011

On the cover of STAR TREK!


That's right, YOU could be on the cover of IDW's STAR TREK comic book!

San Diego, CA (November 2, 2011)—Are you a comics fan who loves your local comics store? Are you willing to “die” to protect your retailer? Prove it, with the Star Trek “Be A Redshirt” contest! Starting today, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF), IDW Publishing and CBS Consumer Products are giving Star Trek fans a chance to “Be a Redshirt” on the cover of an upcoming STAR TREK comic.

and
To enter the “Be A Redshirt” contest, fans must e-mail their explanation in 300 words or less about why their retailer is the best to IDW at contests@IDWPublishing.com with the subject: Save My Retailer. The winning fan and their retailer will be depicted on a limited-edition variant cover of STAR TREK. This special cover will be limited to only 300 copies: 100 each to the winning fan and their retailer, plus 100 to CBLDF to help them continue the important and challenging work of defending retailers everywhere. The winning fan will also receive the original art, by the Sharp Brothers.

Read the entire thing by clicking HERE on IDW's site!


Listen, I'm not suggesting that one of you do this for us

*blinks eyelashes repeatedly*

but if you feel like it, go right ahead!

Labels: ,

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Exclusive DOCTOR WHO 2011 Christmas Special Trailer

WOOT!



Just plain awesome! Can't wait!

Labels: , ,

Saturday, November 19, 2011

BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS!

Here it is at last:

(Click image to embiggen!)

SIX HOURS ONLY!

Both Comix Connection-York and Comix Connection-Mechanicsburg

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH

From 6:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 NOON


EVERYTHING IN BOTH STORES WILL BE

BUY TWO OF ANYTHING IN STOCK, GET ONE ITEM (of equal or lesser value) ABSOLUTELY FREE!*

For example:

*Buy a Spider-man poster for $6.95 and an Uglydoll keychain for $6.00, get second $6.00 Uglydoll keychain long comic box ABSOLUTELY FREE!

*Buy a statue for $195.00, another statue for $175.00, get a THIRD $175.00 statue ABSOLUTELY FREE!


*Buy a pack of Magic: The Gathering cards for $3.99, a second pack of Magic for $3.99, get a third pack of Magic ABSOLUTELY FREE


BUY AS MANY ITEMS AT THE "BUY TWO GET ONE FREE" RATE AS YOU WANT! HOWEVER YOU WANT TO MIX AND MATCH STUFF IS OK WITH US! JUST COME ON OUT AND GRAB SOME BARGAINS!

(*DOES NOT INCLUDE NEW COMICS/UNBAGGED COMICS or GIFT CARDS! This sale cannot be combined with any other sales, offers, discounts or coupons!)


SEE YOU AT COMIX CONNECTION!

Labels: , , , , ,

Friday, November 18, 2011

Manager Jared's Matchup Finals: THE END #3!

Thor and Batman are standing firm on the sidelines just waiting to end each other. But before they can we see two of the tech guys approach. These two are surprises having made it through each round by outsmarting their opponents. Who will outsmart the other today?!

Mr. Fantastic or Booster Gold? You decide!



Let us know why you voted the way you did...

Labels: ,

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Look who's hiring!


Job Title: Astronaut Candidate

Department: National Aeronautics & Space Administration

Agency: Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Job Announcement Number: JS12A0001
SALARY RANGE: $64,724.00 to $141,715.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 to Friday, January 27, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0801-11/14
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 15
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancy(s) in the following locations: Houston, TXView Map
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to all qualified U.S. citizens.

CLICK HERE to read the whole thing!

I'M IN!

Labels: ,

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wednesday Highlights 11/16/11

Here's just a few cool items that are on the shelves at Comix Connection this week:

-AVENGERS ORIGINS LUKE CAGE #1

-BATMAN #3




BOB POWELL TERROR HARDCOVER BOOK


-D&D PLAYERS OPTION: HEROES OF THE FEYWILD HARDCOVER



FEAR ITSELF #7 POINT THREE


-FLASH THE ROAD TO FLASHPOINT HARDCOVER BOOK



GREEN LANTERN WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS HARDCOVER BOOK



HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD COLOR OMNIBUS HARDCOVER BOOK

-INCREDIBLE HULK #2

-JUSTICE LEAGUE #3



MARVEL CAPTAIN AMERICA BELT



MARVEL LOGO NEON SIGN



SCALPED VOL 08 YOU GOTTA SIN TO GET SAVED


-WALKING DEAD #91

-X-MEN #21


That's just a brief smattering (smattering? where the heck did that come from?) of the cool stuff added to the shelves at Comix Connection this week! DIG IN!

Labels:

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Manager Jared's Matchup Finals: THE END #2!

Lighting and green light fill the sky as Thor and Green Lantern descend. Will Green Lantern's projections harm Thor? Can Thor's lightning penetrate Green Lantern's shield?



Let us know why you voted the way you did...

Labels: ,

Monday, November 14, 2011

Check it twice...

Counter Monkey Video 2 - Holiday List:



Stay tuned for further episodes.

Labels: ,

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Tom reviews toys!

Longtime fan and all-around good guy Tom Hayes has a new gig... he's a reviewer of all things playable at Action Figure Times!



HERE'S his first review, under the handle "Sliding Lock Man"!

Too cool! Congrats, Tom!

Labels: ,

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Sweden's greatest fictional export

Sure you've seen the new AVENGERS movie trailer:




But have you seen the "SWEDED" version?
Behold:



The term "Sweded" comes from the movie Be Kind Rewind directed by Michel Gondry. Read the short definition HERE!

More Sweded films can be found HERE. Have fun!

Labels: , , ,

Friday, November 11, 2011

Can we break last year's total of 2058 pounds of food donated?


(CLICK IMAGE TO EMBIGGEN!)


I think we can! Let's do it!

FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE ENTRY INTO OUR COMIX CONNECTION FOOD DRIVE 2011 PRIZE DRAWING!

FOR EACH STORE:
GRAND PRIZE - $100.00 Shopping Spree!
SECOND PRIZE - $50.00 Shopping Spree!
THIRD PRIZE - $25.00 Shopping Spree!

FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU MAY SELECT ONE COMIC FROM OUR BACK ISSUE BINS, ABSOLUTELY FREE, YOUR CHOICE!

That's right, 1 food item = 1 contest entry + 1 free bin comic!

PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT ACCEPT OUTDATED FOOD ITEMS! FOOD ITEMS MUST BE AT LEAST TWO MONTHS IN DATE!

Donations benefit the York Rescue Mission and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank! C'mon e only have fifty-two days to beat last year's record of 2058 pounds of food! Let's help keep food on our neighbor's tables! Bring it on!

ADDED: We will be gathering your donations from now until SUNDAY JANUARY 1st 2012!

Labels:

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Arthur Recreates Scenes from Classic Movies

Arthur Recreates… CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND




CLICK HERE to see more hilarity!

Too funny.

Labels: ,

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Wednesday Highlights 11/09/11

Here's a brief look at what's on the New Release shelves at Comix Connection this week:


AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #1

-BATTLE SCARS #1




BONOMO BANANA TURKISH TAFFY
BONOMO CHOCOLATE TURKISH TAFFY
BONOMO STRAWBERRY TURKISH TAFFY
BONOMO VANILLA TURKISH TAFFY

**TWENTY-FIVE CENTS OF THE PRICE OF EVERY BAR OF TURKISH TAFFY GOES TO THE HERO INITIATIVE!**



-ESSENTIAL SGT FURY VOL 01

-MAGNETO NOT A HERO #1




POINT ONE #1


-SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 06



SPY VS SPY BY PROHIAS OMNIBUS


-STAR WARS DARTH VADER & THE LOST COMMAND hardcover book

-THE WALKING DEAD TV BOARD GAME


and so much more! Come on in and see what we have, and grab some of that delicious TURKISH TAFFY!

Labels: ,

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Walking Dead Converse High Tops

WALKING DEAD CONVERSE HIGH TOPS:


WALKING DEAD CONVERSE HIGH TOPS!

You've welcome.

Labels:

Monday, November 07, 2011

Comix Connection's Annual Holiday Food Drive 2011 begins!


Hey everyone! Remember how last year you all donated food to the York Rescue Mission and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank? Remember the fact that you all helped donate over ONE TON OF FOOD?

TWO THOUSAND AND FIFTY-EIGHT POUNDS OF FOOD TO BE EXACT? (click here)

Well, what say we do it again?


Starting today and ending Sunday, January 1st 2012, we're again hosting the Completely Cool Comix Connection Food Drive 2011! Bring us some food and we'll enter you in a prize drawing PLUS YOU GET ONE FREE COMIC BOOK (YOUR CHOICE) OUT OF THE BINS for every single IN-DATE food item you deliver! Donations benefit the York Rescue Mission and the Pennsylvania Food Bank! Let's help our fellow Pennsylvanians and put some food on our friends' tables this holiday season!


FOR EACH FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU WILL RECEIVE ONE ENTRY INTO OUR COMIX CONNECTION FOOD DRIVE 2011 PRIZE DRAWING!

FOR EACH STORE:
GRAND PRIZE - $100.00 Shopping Spree!
SECOND PRIZE - $50.00 Shopping Spree!
THIRD PRIZE - $25.00 Shopping Spree!

And remember the EXTRA SPECIAL AWESOME COOL BONUS:

FOR EACH ITEM DONATED, YOU MAY SELECT ONE COMIC FROM OUR BACK ISSUE BINS, ABSOLUTELY FREE!

That's right, 1 food item = 1 contest entry + 1 free bin comic!

Here are some donation suggestions, courtesy of the York Rescue Mission:

* Canned cranberry sauce
* Canned fruits & vegetables
* Boxed stuffing mix
* Instant mashed potatoes
* Canned yams or sweet potatoes
* White rice
* Condensed soup (15.5 oz)
* Instant pudding or Jell-o
* Boxed cereal (15 oz)
* Oatmeal, grits or Cream of Wheat
* Pancake mix & syrup
* Juice & powdered drinks
* Coffee (beans or ground)
* Salad dressings
* Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise
* Peanut butter & jelly
* Spaghetti sauce & pasta
* Salt, pepper, sugar and sugar substitute packages

(Please no glass containers!)

PLEASE NOTE: WE CANNOT ACCEPT OUTDATED FOOD ITEMS! FOOD ITEMS MUST BE AT LEAST TWO MONTHS IN DATE!

If you donate outdated food items, we will just throw them away and you will not receive a contest entry or free bin comic for that item. Please folks, we're trying to feed people here, not poison them. Check your food items and make sure they are still in date!

WE WANT TO GATHER ONE TON OF FOOD again... can you help?

Labels: ,

Sunday, November 06, 2011

Comix Connection goes video viral

Counter Monkey Video 1 - Justice Pitcher:



Stay tuned for further episodes.

Labels: ,

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Manager Jared's Matchup Finals: THE END!

The dust from our last battles took a while to settle but now we can see who the final contenders are. Standing strong on the DC side of the battle field are : Batman (Bruce Wayne), Nightwing, Booster Gold, and Green Lantern!

From the Marvel side we have Mr. Fantastic and Thor, but wait...whats this? A fight has broken out amongst Batman and Nighwing.

It's come to this. DC vs. DC! FIGHT!
Let us know why you voted the way you did...

Labels: ,

Friday, November 04, 2011

A really long line at the deli counter


Well congratulations fellow humans, we've cracked the SEVEN BILLION barrier! That's right there are now almost four billion more of us tromping around here since I was born.

I am the 3,091,996,954th person alive on Earth and the 76,792,818,045th person to have lived since history began. What's your number?

Click HERE to find out.

Now leave me alone.

Labels: , ,

Thursday, November 03, 2011

HALLOWEEN EXTRAORDINARIGANZA COSTUME CONTEST WINNERS!


Thanks go out to everyone who braved SNOWTOBERMAGEDDON 2011 in costume to enter the contest this year! Good job, y'all! Without further ado, here's the list of winners:


COMIX CONNECTION - YORK

Under 12:

$25.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Sam Albright
$10.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Benjamin Cotton

13 and over:

$25.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Mike Capollo
$10.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Jamie Carter
$5.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Jon Walker



COMIX CONNECTION - MECHANICSBURG


Under 12:

$25.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Kylar Ellenberger
$10.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Evan & Luke Truett
$5.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Sam Wilkins

13 and over:

$25.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Bailey Pezoldt and her friend Ian
$10.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Matthew Rodriguez
$5.00 Comix Connection Gift Certificate - Wesley Fisher

HERE'S a link to the photos from the York store, and HERE'S a link to our Facebook Page with the photos from the Mechanicsburg store!

Those gift certificates are good on ANYTHING in the stores, so have fun!

Labels: ,

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Wednesday Highlights 11/02/11

This week's cool stuff highlights, on sale TOMORROW!

-ABSOLUTE SANDMAN Volume 5 hardcover book

-ACTION COMICS #3

-AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #673

-AVENGERS ORIGINS ANT-MAN AND WASP #1




BATMAN NOEL DELUXE EDITION Hardcover book



DARK SHADOWS #1

-DETECTIVE COMICS #3

-FEAR ITSELF #7 POINT ONE

-GOON #36



HELLBOY HOUSE OF THE LIVING DEAD hardcover book


HEU GOOGEUY, IKOY YOKI and KRAM SCRAMMY UGLYDOLLS


-LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN OMNIBUS

-NEW MUTANTS #33 REGENESIS




PEANUTS #0... Only $1.00!


-PREVIEWS #278 NOVEMBER 2011



SHAME ITSELF #1


-SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #1



THOR BUST BANK


-UNCANNY X-MEN #1 REGENESIS

-X-MEN #20 REGENESIS


How can you resist the siren song of such great stuff? C'mon in!

Labels: