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.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Comix Connection: Where the elite meet to eat sweet treats on Free Comic Book Day


That's right, in addition to all the other cool stuff happening on Saturday, May 5th Free Comic Book Day 2012 at Comix Connection, we'll also be handing out these:


the Official Energy Snack Of Comix Connection (CAUTION: CONTAINS NUTS)


as is our tradition.

We'll also be giving these away:


so come on in while the getting's good! Both stores are opening early at 8:30AM on Saturday, May 5th Free Comic Book Day!

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Another reason to visit Comix Connection on Saturday, May 5th - FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2012


Just in case you didn't already have a fistful of great reasons to come out to the Free Comic Book Day 2012 celebrations on Saturday, May 5th at Comix Connection, here's another:

WE WILL BE ROLLING BACK PRICES ON SELECTED COMIC BOOKS TO 1930's COVER PRICES... yes, there will be comic books at both stores for a measly 10¢ each! That's TEN COMIC BOOKS FOR ONE DOLLAR! That's ONE THOUSAND COMIC BOOKS FOR ONE HUNDRED BUCKS! THAT'S... well, you get the drift, right? Go dig out all the change in your sofa and bring it to Comix Connection on Free Comic Book Day and go home with a pile of reading!

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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Free Comic Book Day 2012 Guests!

On Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 5th, Comic Connection will be playing host to the following very talented people:

At Comix Connection - York, from 11AM - 2PM:


Artist John Kovaleski - John has done work for MAD magazine and also produces the hilarious cartoon strip Bo Nanas. Read more about John HERE!


Artist Brad Samuelson - Brad Samuelson currently writes and draws the strip AS THE GRASS GROWS. Read more about Brad HERE!


Artist Dirk Shearer - Dirk is a fantastically-talented illustrator who has done work for many clients, including FOX Broadcasting and Image Comics!

Read more about Dirk HERE!



At Comix Connection - Mechanicsburg, from 10AM - 1PM:



Artist Andrew Griffith - Andrew currently works for IDW Comics on their TRANSFORMERS comics. Read more about Andrew HERE!

At Comix Connection - Mechanicsburg, from 11AM - 2PM:


Artist Kevin Graham - Kevin is a professional illustrator who has done artwork for Topps (Walking Dead, Lord of the Rings, Heroes, Halo, Star Wars, Terminator, Indiana Jones, etc.), Breygent (Woodstock Generation, Dexter, Marilyn Monroe, Wizard of Oz, Classic Sci-fi & Horror Posters and more), Inkworks, Upper Deck and more! Read more about Kevin HERE!


Fresh from their visit to Comix Connection - York during our 24th Anniversary celebration, the troops of GARRISON CARIDA (Vader's Fist) of the 501st Legion will be making a return visit to Comix Connection - Mechanicsburg from 11AM until 2PM! Come meet various professional-grade costume characters from the Star Wars movies... get your pictures taken with some of the Galaxy's finest! And don't forget to bring unopened toy donations (Star Wars preferred, but any will do) to help the Garrison with their children's charity work! Let's fill that barrel again!

So come on out on Free Comic Book Day at Comix Connection and meet some of the creative types that make the stuff we all love! AND BRING YOUR CAMERAS!

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Friday, April 27, 2012

Another Special Free Comic Book Day 2012 Announcement

THIS JUST IN:


Yes, Comix Connection will be handing out FREE Comics By Samantha on Saturday, May 5th, Free Comic Book Day 2012, while supplies last! You will find one of two "The Evil Wizard's Assistant" mini-comics already pre-stuffed in your Free Comic Book Day goodie bag!

Curious? So are we! CLICK HERE for more info!

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Free Comic Book Day 2012 Comics: Final Sneak Peek!

OK fanboys and fangirls, here's your THIRD and final peek at the awesome comic books that we here at Comix Connection will be giving away for FREE on Free Comic Book Day 2012, Saturday, May 5th:


Remember, EVERYONE GETS THREE FREE COMIC BOOKS, their choice, from over 35 different Free Comic Books offered by publishers this year! And as an incredible added bonus FOR EACH FOOD ITEM that you donate at either store, you will be able to select ADDITIONAL FREE COMIC BOOKS!

EXAMPLES:

If you bring in ZERO FOOD ITEMS, you can pick THREE FREE COMICS!

Bring in FOUR FOOD ITEMS, you can pick THREE FREE COMICS, PLUS FOUR MORE FREE COMICS = SEVEN FREE COMICS!

Bring in SEVEN FOOD ITEMS, you can pick THREE FREE COMICS, PLUS SEVEN MORE FREE COMICS = TEN FREE COMICS!

All food items MUST BE AT LEAST TWO MONTHS IN DATE or we cannot accept them!

All food items donated will be passed on the the York Rescue Mission and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank!

Please help us gather as much food as possible to help our neighbors! Let's show everyone just how generous comic book nerds can be!

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wednesday Highlights 4/25/12

Hey gang! Here's a brief list of a smattering (smattering?!) of what's hitting the shelves at Comix Connection this week:

-ARCHIE #632

-ASTONISHING X-MEN EXALTED Hardcover book



AUTO WORLD 1966 BATMOBILE 1/32 SLOT CAR KIT, GREEN HORNET BLACK BEAUTY 1/32 SLOT CAR KIT

-AVX VS #1 (OF 6)

-BATMAN KNIGHTFALL VOLUME 01 collected edition

-BLACK ORCHID DELUXE EDITION Hardcover book

-CAPTAIN AMERICA #10

-CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #629



CLASSIC MARVEL CHARACTERS FF #4 THE THING



CLASSIC TOYS TRADING CARDS


-DAREDEVIL #11 OMEGA




DOCTOR WHO DALEK FLASHLIGHT KEYCHAIN



EVIL DEAD 2 SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES



I'M NOT A PLASTIC BAG Hardcover book

-MAD MAGAZINE #515

-NEW AVENGERS #25 AVX

-POPEYE #1 (OF 4)

-PREVIEWS #284 MAY 2012

-SECRET AVENGERS #26 AVX

-SHOWCASE PRESENTS THE SPECTRE VOL 01




STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1 (OF 4)
whatwhatWHATWHAT?!

-TWELVE #12 (OF 12) (I just liked typing that.)

-UNCANNY X-MEN #11 AVX




ZOMBIE DICE 2

See anything ya like? Well, then just let your Friendly Neighborhood Comix Connection Counter Monkey know! See you at the stores!

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Special Free Comic Book Day 2012 Announcement

In an amazing and fortuitous marketing coup, Comix Connection has secured an appearance of the one, the only: DIRK SHEARER on Free Comic Book Day 2012, Saturday, May 5th at Comix Connection - York in the West Manchester Mall!


Dirk, a fantastically-talented artist with a well-known gift of gab will be mixing it up with the other guest artists and fans right in front of Comix Connection from 11AM until 2Pm on the Big Day! Stop by and say HI!

Read more about Dirk HERE!

Welcome back, Dirk!

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Action figures for kids!


Another big part of Free Comic Book Day 2012 at Comix Connection is the Toy Drive by costume characters from the Star Wars movies from the friendly folks at Garrison Carida of the 501st Legion:


They will be appearing only at Comix Connection - Mechanicsburg (as they were at Comix Connection - York on our anniversary in February) from 11AM until 2PM or so... bring your camera and come on out to meet these awesome costumed characters:


And while you're at it, drop a few (unopened) action figures (Star Wars preferred, but any will do!) which the Garrison uses in their children's charity work! There will be donation barrels at BOTH STORES! More info on Garrison Carida HERE!

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Comics for cans


Free Comic Book Day 2012 (Saturday, May 5th) is fast approaching and we need your help! We're gathering food items for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the York Rescue Mission by offering the following deal:

On Free Comic Book Day, everyone gets THREE FREE COMICS from our vast selection of cool comics


PLUS: FOR EVERY FOOD ITEM DONATED, YOU GET TO SELECT AN ADDITIONAL FREE COMIC BOOK!

Bring 1 can, get 3 FREE COMICS + 1 EXTRA FREE COMIC = 4 COMICS!
Bring 5 cans, get 3 FREE COMICS + 3 EXTRA FREE COMICS = 8 COMICS!
Bring 14 cans, get 3 FREE COMICS + 14 EXTRA FREE COMICS = 17 COMICS!

Help us help others!

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Free Comic Book Day 2012: A sneak peek

Here you go, a sneak peek at some of the cool comics being offered at Comix Connection on Free Comic Book Day 2012:


and more:


Set your calendar to Saturday, May 5th for all-day fun at Comix Connection... CLICK HERE for more information!

See you there!

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Friday, April 20, 2012

SPACE IS KEY




You're welcome, and: I'm sorry.

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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Lookie what we got!

Check out what showed up at Comix Connection this week:


Can you guess what it is? No? I'll give you a clue: It's something Comix Connection is giving away on Free Comic Book Day this year...



THAT'S RIGHT! It's our shipment of FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2012 THOR HEROCLIX GAME PIECES/FIGURINES that we'll be HANDING OUT ABSOLUTELY FREE on Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 5th to the first SEVERAL HUNDRED PEOPLE at both stores!



So make sure you come in nice and early this year because they won't last long... and remember:

BOTH COMIX CONNECTION LOCATIONS WILL OPEN EARLY AT 8:30 AM ON Free Comic Book Day - SATURDAY, MAY 5th!


Mark your calendars!

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday Highlights 4/18/12

Here we are again for another quick peek at just a bit of what's on the shelves at Comix Connection this week... BEHOLD:

-AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #684

-AVENGERS #25 AVX Tie-in



AVENGERS KIT


-AVENGERS SAMPLER #1 (FREE while they last! Just ask the Counter Monkey!)

-AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2 (OF 12)

-BATMAN #8


-CASTLE WAITING VOL II #16


(Nicky--And the most exciting thing this week? Finally, after THREE LONG YEARS, Castle Waiting has put out a new issue! XD)

-CINDERELLA FABLES ARE FOREVER collected edition


D&D HALLS OF UNDERMOUNTAIN Hardcover book



DISNEY FAIRIES VOL 08 TINKER BELL STORIES FOR RAINY DAYS

FCBD 2012 BARNABY,
FCBD 2012 BURT WARD BOY WONDER,
FCBD 2012 CENSORED HOWARD CRUSE,
FCBD 2012 DC COMICS THE NEW 52 #1 SPECIAL ED,
FCBD 2012 DC NATION SUPERMAN FAMILY FLIP BOOK,
FCBD 2012 FINDING GOSSAMYR STUFF OF LEGEND,
FCBD 2012 MARVEL HEROCLIX AVENGERS MOVIE PROMO FIGURE, FCBD 2012 MOOMIN COLOR SPECIAL,
FCBD 2012 SPIDER-MAN SEASON ONE,
FCBD 2012 WITCHBLADE UNBALANCED PIECES,
FCBD 2012 YO GABBA GABBA FREE COMIC BOOK TIME


(YOU HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL FREE COMIC BOOK DAY ON SATURDAY MAY 5th TO GET THESE!)

-GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO SPECIAL #1 (FREE while they last! Just ask the Counter Monkey!)



HARVEY PEKAR'S CLEVELAND Hardcover book


-JUSTICE LEAGUE #8



MARVEL HEROCLIX AVENGERS MOVIE BOOSTERS

-PUNISHER #10 OMEGA

-ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #2 (OF 4)

RESTOCK -->> SAGA #1 3RD PTG



SHADOW #1

RESTOCK -->> STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #0 (3RD PTG),
STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #1 (3RD PTG)



STAR WARS OBI-WAN KENOBI ARTFX STATUE FINAL BATTLE

-WALKING DEAD #96

-WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #9 AVX Tie-in

-YU-GI-OH Trading Card Game 2012 STARTER DECKS



And much much more! Don't believe me? See for yourself!

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Did I mention that we have DrawerBoxes™?


Well we do! Come and get 'em!


Turn this:



Into this:



Long DrawerBoxes™ are $14.99

Short DrawerBoxes™ are $13.99


What are DrawerBoxes™? Why, just
CLICK HERE and find out!

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Monday, April 16, 2012

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2012 at Comix Connection

is SATURDAY, MAY 5TH:


(Click on image to embiggen!)

Be sure not to miss this fabulous event! It's the best day of the year!

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Only twenty days until FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2012


Looks like it's gonna be a hot one!

Remember: everyone gets THREE COMIC BOOKS from our vast selection of Free Comic Book Day Comics absolutely free, PLUS ADDITIONAL FREE COMICS for each food item donated to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the York Rescue Mission!

Bring 1 can, get 3 FREE COMICS + 1 EXTRA FREE COMIC = 4 COMICS!
Bring 3 cans, get 3 FREE COMICS + 3 EXTRA FREE COMICS = 6 COMICS!
Bring 10 cans, get 3 FREE COMICS + 10 EXTRA FREE COMICS = 13 COMICS!

CLICK HERE for more info!

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

The Ultimate Dog Tease Video!




I just ran across this Ultimate Dog Tease Video:



I can't believe I never saw that before... ENJOY!

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Friday, April 13, 2012

The coolest book for this year's Free Comic Book Day!


OK, this is without precedence and without parallel... Archaia Entertainment's Free Comic Book Day 2012 offering is this 48-PAGE HARDCOVER BOOK, which will be (you guessed it) ABSOLUTELY FREE to folks coming into Comix Connection on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 5th, 2012!

The book contains the following stories:

MOUSE GUARD: The Tale of Baldwin the Brave
--Written and illustrated by David Peterson
LABYRINTH: Hoggle and the Worm
--Written by Ted Naifeh and Adrianne Ambrose
STEPS OF THE DAPPER MEN
--Written by Jim McCann, Illustrated by Janet K. Lee
RUST: Oswald's Letter
--Written and illustrated by Royden Lepp
CURSED PIRATE GIRL: Ramblings From An Old Sea Dog Who Likes To Be Called Alice
--Written and illustrated by Jeremy Bastian
COW BOY: Long While Ago
--Written by Nate Crosby, Illustrated by Chris Eliopoulos

Check this thing out:


I especially like this nice touch:


Read more about this awesome giveaway HERE!

It's rated "E for Everyone" and is just plain great! This HARDCOVER BOOK will count as ONE of the THREE FREE COMICS that each person gets (more if you donate food items, click HERE for more details) at Comix Connection this year on Free Comic Book Day. I got a chance to read it already and I loved it!

PLEASE NOTE: Even though we ordered literally many hundreds of these for each store, I have a feeling that they will be snatched up by EVERYONE, as these books are THAT cool, so come early if you want to snag a copy! Sorry, we can't sell you one or hold you a copy... they are given out FREE on Free Comic Book Day and they're first come/first served! See you at the stores!

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