Watchmen Contest!

Friday, February 27, 2009


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Short Film Shot at JHU

Local filmmaker and photographer Denny Mui shot a short film right in our own Staten Island Store! Check it out here!

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Wired.com - The Secret Lives of Comic Store Employees


Wired Magazine has a fascinating article on comic store employees and our very own Store Manager/Resident Artist/Toy Guru, Steven Norman is spotlighted (on Page 4). Check it out!

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Game Day Updates: Sanctioned Magic Tournaments Every Friday at the JHU UNDERGROUND

Tuesday, February 24, 2009


Sanctioned Magic Tournaments Continue This Friday at our Manhattan Store!

Everyone had a great time at the inaugural JHU Underground event this weekend, featuring our first sanctioned Magic tournament at our Manhattan store! On Friday, February 27 we will have another Conflux booster draft tourney, followed by a constructed deck tournament next week. Check out our brand new leaderboard featuring this week's winners!

For those wondering, yes, we are planning on holding Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon, and other tournaments at the Manhattan location!

The JHU Underground is the only location in Manhattan holding sanctioned Magic tournaments, and is an excellent opportunity to build up your national ranking and have a great time (and to win some great prizes). Tournaments are held every Friday from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, doors open at 5:00pm. So stay tuned for more on upcoming tournaments going down at the JHU Underground!

And don't forget about all the great tournaments being held every Friday and Saturday at our Staten Island location!

Jeff

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Weekly Checklist for Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ahoy! Here are the comics, trades, manga, books, toys, statues, magazines and more coming to Jim Hanley's Universe Wednesday, February 25, 2009.

ITEMS OF THE WEEK

...Ditko Continued...
Avengers: Mighty Avengers 22
Avengers: New Avengers 50
Garth Ennis' Battlefields: Dear Billy 2
GI Joe: Origins 1
Green Lantern(4) 38
Hulk 10
Justice Society of America(2) 24
Oh No!Not Again, Ditko!
Transformers:SC-Comp: All Hail Megatron

The FULL Checklist can be seen after the jump.



Archie Comics
Archie {Comics} 594
Archie's Pals 'n' Gals Double Digest 129
Archie Comic Archie: Sonic Universe 1
Archie Comic Archie: Tales From Riverdale Digest 32

Boom! Studios
Cthulhu Tales (2) 12
Eureka (2) 2
Fall of Cthulhu:SC-Comp: 4-Godwar 4
High Rollers:SC-Comp: 1 1
WarHammer 40K: Defenders of Ultramar 3
WarHammer:SC-Comp: Blood of the Empire Omnibus
Zombie Tales 11

Dark Horse Comics
Beanworld:HC-Comp: 1-Wahoolazuma 1 <1-9> Larry Marder>
Conan (2): The Cimmerian 8
Criminal Macabre: Cell Block 666 3
Eerie:HC-Comp: Archives: 1 1
Fear Agent 26
Gigantic 3
Mister X: Condemned 3
MPD-Psycho:SC-GN: 8
Star Wars: Legacy 33
Umbrella Academy: Dallas 4
Usagi Yojimbo(3) 118

DC Comics
Batman: Gotham After Midnite 10
Batman: The Brave And the Bold 2
Blue Beetle(3) 36
Cartoon Network Block Party 54
Crayon ShinChan:SC-GN: 7
Fables: Jack of Fables 31
Green Lantern(4) 37 <2nd> Johns + Reis/Albert>
Green Lantern(4) 38
Green Lantern:SC-Comp: Tales of the Green Lantern Corps 1 <148,151-154,161,162,164-167,totglc>
Justice Society of America(2) 24
Madame Xanadu 8
Push 6
Reign In Hell 8
Resistance 3
Sgt Rock: The Lost Battalion 4
Starman:HC-Comp: Omnibus 2 <17-29/etc> Robinson + Harris/Von Grawba>
Superman(2) 685
Superman:SC-Comp: Camelot Falls: 2- 2 <662-664/667> Busiek + Pacheco/Merino>
Superman:SC-Comp: Showcase: Superman Family: 3 3
Teen Titans(8) 68
Trinity 39
Unknown Soldier (3) 5
War That Time Forgot 10
Wildcats: Worlds End 8
Wonder Woman (3) 29
World of Warcraft: Ashbringer 4

Devil's Due
Hack/Slash Series 20

Dynamite Entertainment
Garth Ennis' Battlefields: Dear Billy 2
Terminator: Revolution 3

Fantagraphics Books
Dennis the Menace:HC-Comp: The Complete Dennis 1959-1960 5

IDW Publishing
Buffy: Angel: After the Fall 18
Buffy: Angel: Smile Time 2
Doctor Who: Whispering Gallery(One Shot)
Ghost Whisperer: (2) The Muse 3
GI Joe: Origins 1
Popbot:PF: 8
Sparrow:HC: Jim Mahfood
Star Trek: Countdown 2
Star Trek: TNG: Last Generation 4
Terry and the Pirates:HC-Comp: Complete: 2- 6
Transformers: Maximum Dinobots 3
Transformers: Movie Prequel: Revenge of the Fallen 3
Transformers:SC-Comp: All Hail Megatron
Transformers:SC-GN: Animated 7
Whatmen (One Shot)

Image Comics
Astounding Wolf-Man 13
Dynamo 5 20
Hip Flask: Elephantmen 16
Proof 17
Savage Dragon (2) 145 Erik Larsen>
Savage Dragon (2) 145 Erik Larsen>
Spawn 189
Sword 15
Youngblood(4) 8

Marvel Comics
Avengers: Dark Avengers 1 <2nd> Bendis + Deodato>
Avengers: Mighty Avengers 22
Avengers: New Avengers 50
Avengers: New Avengers 50 Bendis + Tan/Banning>
Avengers: The Initiative 22
Captain America(5) 47
Captain America:SC-Comp: Death of Captain America: 3-Man Who 3 <37-42> Brubaker + Epting/Dellatorre/Ros>
Dark Reign: Dark Reign Files
Dark Tower: Treachery 6
Dr Doom: Masters of Evil 2
Ender's Game: Enders Shadow: Battle School 3
Fantastic Four 564
Fantastic Four: Marvel Adventures 45
Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch 5
Hulk 10
Hulk: Incredible Hercules(2) 126
Kick-Ass 1 Millar + Romita/Janson>
Kick-Ass 2 Millar + Romita/Janson>
Kick-Ass 4 Millar + Romita/Janson>
Lords of Avalon: Knights of Darkness 4
Marvel Masterworks:HC-Comp: Atlas: Strange Tales 2 <#11-20> Stan Lee/Gene Colan/GeorgeTuska>
Marvel Masterworks:HC-Comp: Atlas: Strange Tales 2-<#113> 2 <#11-20> Stan Lee/Gene Colan/GeorgeTuska>
Marvel Masterworks:HC-Comp: The Mighty Thor: 8 8 <#163-172>Stan Lee + Jack Kirby>
Marvel Masterworks:HC-Comp: The Mighty Thor: 8-<#112> 8 <#163-172>Stan Lee + Jack Kirby>
Marvel Previews 67
Marvels: Eye of Camera 4
Ms Marvel (2) 36
Nova(4) 22
Runaways(3) 7
Scourge of Gods 2
Secret Invasion:SC-Comp: Black Panther<39-41> Jason Aaron + Jefte Palo>
Secret Invasion:SC-Comp: Runaways/Young Avengers<1-3> Christopher Yost + Takeshi Miyazaw>
She-Hulk(4) 38
Skaar: Son of Hulk 8
Spider-Man: Ultimate Spider-Man 131
Thunderbolts (1) 129
War Machine 3
Wolverine: First Class 12
Wolverine: Origins 33
Wonderful Wizard of Oz 2 <2nd>
X-Force(3) 12
Ythaq: The Forsaken World 3

Other Cool Comics
...Ditko Continued...
2000 AD 1620
2000 AD 1621
Atomic Robo:SC-Comp: 2-The Dogs of War 2 <1-5> Cleavinger + Wegener/Pattison/Powell>
Cavewoman: Prehistoric Pinups 6
Courtyard:SC-GN: Alan Moore + Jacen Burrows>
Doctor Who:HC: Beautiful Chaos
Judge Dredd Megazine 281
Knights of the Dinner Table 148
Land of Oz: Manga: Return to Emerald City 3
Leviticus Cross 2
Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 5
Ninja High School (3) 167
Oh No!Not Again, Ditko!
Simpsons: Bart Simpson's Comics 46
Street Fighter II: Turbo 4 Siu-Chong + Cruz>
Street Fighter II: Turbo 4 Siu-Chong + Cruz>
Streets of Glory:HC-Comp:
Wasteland 24

Cool Books
Ashley Woods' 96 Nudes:HC-Comp:
Dave McKean:HC: Postcard From Paris
Dave McKean:SC: Squink
Phantom Detective:SC-Novel:

Magazines
Comic Shop News:Promo-Bundle: 1132
Doctor Who:Mag: 405
Fortean Times:Mag: 246
Juxtapoz:Mag 26
Previews(19) 1639
Sci Fi and Fantasy Modeller:Mag: 12
Tomart's:Mag: Action Figure Digest: Kenner Legacy Pack 2
Wizard: The Comics Magazine 210

Statues + Other Cool Stuff
Frazetta:Bisque: Sun God Reelart

Toys
Marvel Select:Fig: Stealth Armor Iron Man
Watchmen:Fig: Movie: Series 2 2

Trading Cards
President Obama:Card-Pack: Trading Cards

Jeff


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NEW YORK EXCLUSIVE: Pick Up The New Steve Ditko Comic at Jim Hanley's Universe! UPDATED!

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

...Ditko Continued...

The new Steve Ditko comic is here!
Pick up the brand new Steve Ditko comic Ditko Continued... exclusively from Jim Hanley's Universe! You will not find this hotly anticipated follow-up to Ditko, etc... anywhere else in New York, and you can get this new comic featuring 32 pages packed with new Ditko art for only four dollars!

Stay tuned to the blog for future releases from Mr. Ditko including the upcoming Oh, No! Not Again, Ditko! coming soon exclusively to JHU!

Jeff

Update 2/24: This just in! We now have Oh, No! Not Again, Ditko in stock as well! Now is your opportunity to pick up these hard-to-find new gems from the creator of Spider-Man, only at Jim Hanley's Universe!

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UPDATED 2/24: Wednesday Roundup: Huge Game Day Announcements, and More!

Here are some updates on some items folks have been asking about (Updated 2/24)...

The checklist for 2/18 be seen here. The checklist for 2/25 can be seen here.


Recapping the major announcement from over the weekend, Jim Hanley's Universe is proud to announce the return of sanctioned Magic: The Gathering tournaments to Manhattan with the JHU Underground! Beginning this Friday, February 20 from 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Jim Hanley's Universe will hold a fully sanctioned Conflux/Shards of Alara booster tournament with some sweet prizes to be had. Click here for all the exciting details!

Update 2/24: The inaugural Magic event was a success, and we shall have another Friday February 27, and every Friday following that! Click here for more, and click here for the brand new gaming leaderboards for all our gaming events at both stores! Stay tuned for further announcements on more gaming events coming to the JHU Underground.

Updated 2/24: We've got plenty of copies of the historic Amazing Spider-Man 583 with President Barack Obama on the cover! And just arrived, the new Barack Obama trading cards! Come in and own a piece of history!


Speaking of history, come down to JHU to get your hands on the brand new Steve Ditko comic, ...Ditko Continued..., exclusively from Jim Hanley's Universe! Click here for details.

Update 2/24: In addition to ...Ditko Continued..., we now have copies of the brand new Oh, No! Not Again, Ditko! in stock now!

We are still taking orders on the extremely limited DC shoes. Click here for all the juicy details.


And, for anyone interested, we've uploaded a ton of photos to Flickr including pics from the Scott Pilgrim event, the Giarusso/Chabot signing, the HUGE eight-creator pre-NYCC signing, and some shots from our booth at the Con. Speaking of signings, stay tuned because we are working a real doozy as we speak, one that we are all really psyched about!

Thanks for stopping by!

Jeff

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HUGE SALE: Buy One Graphic Novel Get The Second Half Off IS BACK!

Folks who visited us at New York Comic Con got a killer set of coupons good for some pretty sweet discounts. We have decided to make the unbelievable discount on one of the best coupons available to everyone! That's right folks, through February 24 if you buy one graphic novel you get the second of equal or lesser value half off!

The JHU Buy One Get One Half Off Sale Returns!

Wednesday, February 18 through Tuesday, February 24 when you buy one graphic novel, trade paperback/hardcover collection, or manga, you get the second of equal or lesser value half off! This is a sale that save you more money with the more books you buy! This is one of your best opportunities to save big money on some great graphic novels. Need a recommendation? Ask one of our knowledgeable staff or check out some of my reviews here.

See you around the store!

Jeff

Update 2/24: Check out the new JHU Gaming Leaderboard here, and updates on the JHU Underground here!

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Weekly Checklist for Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Ahoy! Here are the comics, trades, manga, books, toys, statues, magazines and more coming to Jim Hanley's Universe Wednesday, February 18, 2009.

ITEMS OF THE WEEK

EXCLUSIVE!: ...Ditko Continued...
Avengers: Dark Avengers 2
Batman and the Outsiders (2) 15
Captain Britain And Mi 13:SC-Comp: 1-Secret Invasion 1
Garth Ennis' Battlefields:SC-Comp: 1-Night Witches 1 <1-3> Garth Ennis + Russ Braun>
Justice League of America(4) 30
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 587
Street Fighter IV 1
X-Men: The Uncanny X-Men 506

The FULL Checklist can be seen after the jump.



Archie Comics
Archie's Double Digest 196
Archie: Betty and Veronica 240
Archie: Sabrina the Teenage Witch Vol 2 (4) 100

Dark Horse Comics
Blood Plus:SC-GN: 1- 5
DH:Journal
Eden:SC-GN: 11 11
Grendel:SC-Comp: Devil's Reign
Rex Mundi (2) 16
Solomon Kane 5
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 38

DC Comics
Batman and the Outsiders (2) 15
Batman And the Outsiders:SC-Comp: 2-The Snare 2 <>
Batman: Birds of Prey (5) 127
Batman: Robin (4) 183
Black Lightning Year One 4
Brave And the Bold (2) 22
Dorothea:SC-GN: 4
Green Lantern(4) 36 <2nd> Johns + Reis/Albert>
Hellblazer 252
Justice League of America(4) 30
Lost Boys:SC-Comp: Reign of Frogs
Mysterius the Unfathomable 2
Scooby-Doo(7) 141
Stormwatch: PHD 19
Supergirl(5) 38
Superman/Batman 55
Superman:SC-Comp: Chronicles-6 6
Tangent: Supermans Reign 12
Tiny Titans 13
Trinity 38
Vigilante(3) 3
Wonder Woman:SC-Comp: Diana Prince: 4- 4
World of Warcraft 16
X-Files (3) 4

Dynamite Entertainment
Death Defying 'Devil 3
Garth Ennis' Battlefields:SC-Comp: 1-Night Witches 1 <1-3> Garth Ennis + Russ Braun>
Highlander: Origins: Kurgan 2
Jungle Girl: Season 2 3
Red Sonja: She Devil With A Sword: Annual 2

Image Comics
Amber Atoms 1
Cyblade 3 <>
Dynamo 5 0
Firebreather (2): Series 4
Four Eyes 2
Godland 26
Golly 4
Great Unknown 1
Invincible 59
Johnny Monster 1
Noble Causes(2) 39

Manga Mania!
Code Geass:SC-GN: Novel: Stage 1: Shadow 2
Genshiken:SC: Official Book

Marvel Comics
Avengers: Dark Avengers 2
Avengers: Marvel Adventures 33
Captain Britain And Mi 13:SC-Comp: 1-Secret Invasion 1
Fantastic Four: Ultimate Fantastic Four 60
Ghost Rider(8) 32
Guardians of Galaxy (2) 10
Iron Man: Invincible Iron Man 9
Marvel Adventures: Two-in-One 20
Moon Knight(7) 27
Moon Knight:HC-Comp: 4- 4
Punisher(7) 67
Punisher War Journal:HC-Comp: 5- 5 <>
Secret Invasion:SC-Comp: Front Line<1-5> Brian Reed + Marco Casiello>
Secret Invasion:SC-Comp: Incredible Hercules<>
Secret Invasion:SC-Comp: Thunderbolts<>
Spider-Man: Noir 3
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 583 <5th>
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 587
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man: Family 4
Spider-Man:HC-Comp: Ultimate Spider-Man: 10- 10 <>
Squadron Supreme (2) 8
Thunderbolts (1) 128
Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk 2 <2nd> Lindelof + Yu>
War Machine 1
Wolverine(3) 70 <2nd> Millar + McNiven/Vines/Moral>
X-Factor(3) 40
X-Men: Kingbreaker 3
X-Men: Legacy(2) 221
X-Men: New Exiles 18
X-Men: Noir 2 <2nd>
X-Men: NYX: No Way Home 6
X-Men: The Uncanny X-Men 506
X-Men: Young X-Men 11
X-Men:SC-Comp: The EssentialX-Men: Classic 3

Other Cool Comics

EXCLUSIVE!: ...Ditko Continued...

Blue Fuzz
Brilliantly Ham Fisted
Cavalcade of Boys:SC-Comp: 4- 4
First Time:SC-GN:
Gold DiggerVol 2 (3) 103
Golden Age: Men of Mystery 77
Hardy Boys:Box-Set: 9-12
Hotwire 1 Ellis/Pugh + Pugh>
Huck and the Snake
Is It Bacon
Little Nothings:SC-GN: 2-The Prisoner Syndrome 2
Nancy Drew:SC-GN: Box Set 9-12
Rapture 3
Shrapnel 2 <>
Simpsons Comics 151
Simpsons Comics: Treasure Trove 3
Street Fighter IV 1
Tales From the Crypt:Box-Set: 1-4
Warriors: Official Movie Adaptation 1
Water Flies
Wuvable Oaf 0
Wuvable Oaf 1
Your Disease Spread Quick
Zombies That Ate the World 1

Viz Media
Eyeshield 21:SC-GN 24
Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys:SC-GN: 1-The Prophet 1
Pluto Urasawa X Tezuka:SC-GN: 1
Shojo Beat!:Mag 3

Cool Books
08: Graphic Diary of the Campaign Trail:SC-GN:
Big Skinny: How I Changed My Fattitude:SC-GN
Bobby Chiu:SC: Girl Sketches
Coraline:HC: Movie Collectors Edition
Coraline:SC:
Coraline:SC: Movie Tie-In Edition
Doc Savage:SC-Novel: 24-Double Novel 24 <>
Garfield:SC-Comp: Garfield Minus Garfield
Going with Flow:SC: Ron Garney on Creating Comics
I Saw You..:SC-GN: Comics Inspired By Real Life Missed Conne
Shadow:SC-Novel: 25-Double Novel 25
Stuff White People Like:SC: Definitive Guide to the Unique T
Teenagers From the Future:SC: Essays on the LoSH
Watchmen + Philosophy:SC: A Rorschach Test

Magazines
Comic Foundry Magzine 5
Comic Shop News:Promo-Bundle: 1131
Geek Monthly:Mag: (2) 15
Heavy Metal Magazine<2k> 122
Tomart's:Mag: Action Figure Digest 175
Wizard:Mag: Anime Insider 66
Write Now!:Mag: 20

Statues + Other Cool Stuff
Classic Marvel Figurine Coll Mag: 84-Sabretooth 84
Classic Marvel Figurine Coll Mag: 85-Winter Soldier 85
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: 3-Joker 3
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: Special
Dracula:Bisque: Dracula vs Renfield Diorama
Frazetta:Bisque: Sun God Reelart
Wolverine:Bisque: Claws Prop Replica

Toys
Guitar Hero:Fig: 2009 Slash 10-Inch
Star Wars:Bisque: Captain Antilles 12-inch
Star Wars:Fig: CW: Galactic Heroes Cinema Scene
Watchmen:Fig: Movie: Comedian

Jeff



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Photos: Friday at the JHU Booth at NYCC

Saturday, February 14, 2009


You'd think he'd have a copy already...

Here are some photos I took Friday at our booth at New York Comic Con. Saturday and Sunday were even crazier. Again, huge thanks to everyone that worked on the booth this year, we were very pleased with the results. Enjoy!



The Photos can be seen individually here. All photos by Jeffrey O. Gustafson

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HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT! Game Night Comes To The Manhattan Store! Sanctioned Magic Tournaments Begin 2/20!


HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT!

Game Night comes to the Jim Hanley's Universe Manhattan location! Joining our Staten Island location, the Manhattan store will now be host to fully sanctioned Wizards of the Coast Magic Pro Tour Tournaments!

These new and exciting, fully sanctioned Magic: The Gathering tournaments begin at our Manhattan location with the grand opening of the JHU Underground Friday February 20 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm! The inaugural tournament will be an official Conflux/Shards of Alara booster draft tournament. Entry fee is $15. The prize pool will include 36 packs of the brand new Magic release, Conflux, as well as rare tourney exclusive Magic cards and deck boxes!

All Magic: the Gathering tournaments at both our locations are fully sanctioned by Wizards of the Coast and count towards the regional and national rankings on the Magic Pro Tour! Stay tuned to this blog for further game day announcements from Jim Hanley's Universe and the new JHU Underground - your NEW home for all things gaming in Manhattan!

Jeff

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Friday the 13th Contest!



To celebrate the release of the new Friday The 13th film now in theatres, Jim Hanley's Universe and New Line Cinema are happy to present the Friday The 13th Jason Mask Hunt! Hidden all around the Manhattan store are little Jason masks... As you walk around the store, write down how many you find on a piece of paper with your name and phone number. Hand it in at the front and you will be entered to win all kinds of sweet Friday The 13th swag like hoodies, movie replicas, key chains, and more! Pretty awesome, huh? Limit one entry per person, one prize per entry, contest ends Monday 2/16/2009. So come on down to the Manhattan store this weekend, pick up some books, and enter to win some cool Friday The 13th movie stuff!

Jeff

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Photos: The Huge February 5 Signing: Eight Creators, One Night

Friday, February 13, 2009

Standing, left to right: Jonathan Hickman, Duane Swierczynski, Glen Brunswick, Christos Gage
Seated, left to right: Stefano Caselli, C.B. Cebulski, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Gabriel Del'Otto

Below are the EXCLUSIVE photos from the huge signing we had February 5. It was a lot of fun, and a ton of fans got to meet with eight of the hottest creators in comics! I would like to extend a special thanks to all eight creators who signed books and drew sketches for hundreds of fans for over two hours (and especially to Jonathan Hickman for putting up with my geeky questions all evening). All the fans who showed up got a taste of what events are like here at JHU, and everyone left happy! Stay tuned to this blog for updates on future signings and events at Jim Hanley's Universe - where Creators and Fans Meet!



All photos by Jeffrey O. Gustafson.

Jeff

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Photos: The Scott Pilgrim 5 Release Party at Jim Hanley's Universe

Here are some photos from the Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe signing and release party from midnight, February 3, 2009.

The photos are by our old friend Ruth Arnold, a professional photographer whose killer photos can be seen at http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucidfotos/



All photos Copyright 2009 Ruth Arnold. The pics can be accessed individually here.

Jeff

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A Special Thanks to Chris Giarusso and Jacob Chabot!

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Chris Giarrusso and Jacob Chabot.

Chris Giarrusso and Jacob Chabot just wrapped up their signing and everyone had a blast. Both Chris and Jacob hung out with us ,way past 8:00pm to draw some unique sketches, sign books, and chat about comics, and we are eternally grateful! I'll have photos from this signing and all the recent signings up in a few days, so check back often.

Jeff

Update 2/13: Below are the photos from the event. You can see the EXCLUSIVE photos individually here.


All photos by Jeffrey O. Gustafson

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Weekly Checklist for Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Ahoy! Here are the comics, trades, manga, books, toys, statues, magazines and more coming to Jim Hanley's Universe Wednesday, February 11, 2009.

ITEMS OF THE WEEK

Batman 686
Batman:HC-Comp: RIP Deluxe Edition
DMZ:SC-Comp: 6-Blood in the Game<29-34> Wood + Burchielli>
Hellboy: Wild Hunt 3
Hulk:SC-Comp: Red Hulk 1 <1-6> Loeb + McGuinnes/Vines>
Incognito 2
Mini Marvels:SC-Comp: 2-Secret Invasion Digest
Superman:HC-Comp: All Star Superman 2 <7-12> Grant Morrison + Frank Quitely>
Swamp Thing:HC-Comp: Saga of the Swamp Thing 1 <20-27> Moore + Bissette/Totelben>
Thor(3) 600

The FULL Checklist can be seen after the jump.



Archie Comics
Archie and Friends 128
Archie: Betty and Veronica Double Digest 168
Archie: Sonic the Hedgehog (2) 197

Dark Horse Comics
Hellboy: Wild Hunt 3
Hellboy:BPRD: Black Goddess 2
Star Wars: Clone Wars 4

DC Comics
Aquaman:SC-Comp: Showcase: 3<#24-39 + BB #73>Bob Haney; Leo Dorfman>
Batman 686
Batman and the Outsiders (2): Special
Batman Confidential 26
Batman: Nightwing(2) 153
Batman:HC-Comp: RIP Deluxe Edition
Batman:SC-Comp: False Faces
Batman:SC-GN: Arkham Asylum Morrison + McKean>
Booster Gold: All New (2) 17
Cartoon Network Action Pack 34
DMZ 39
DMZ:SC-Comp: 6-Blood in the Game<29-34> Wood + Burchielli>
Fables 81
Gears of War 4
Gears Of War: Reader 1+2 <1+2> Ortega + Sharp>
Gen 13(4) 27
Green Arrow/Black Canary 17
Green Lantern Corps 33
Jihai:SC-GN 1
R.E.B.E.L.S. (2) 1
Scalped 25
Simon Dark 17
Spirit(3) 26
Steel Fist Riku:SC-GN 3
Super Friends 12
Superman: Action Comics 874
Superman:HC-Comp: All Star Superman 2 <7-12> Grant Morrison + Frank Quitely>
Swamp Thing:HC-Comp: Saga of the Swamp Thing 1 <20-27> Moore + Bissette/Totelben>
Titans (2) 10
Trinity 37
Vigilante:SC-Comp: City Lights/Prairie Justice<1-4> James Robinson + Tony Salmons>
Vixen: Return of the Lion 5
Wonder Woman:SC-Comp: Who Is Wonder Woman: 1 <1-4/ann> Heinberg + Dodson/Dodson>
Young Liars 12

Dynamite Entertainment
Battlestar Galactica:SC-Comp: New: Baltar
Lone Ranger: Cover Art of John Cassaday
Masquerade 1

Fantagraphics Books
Castle Waiting: Vol II 14
Unloveable:HC-GN:

IDW Publishing
30 Days of Night:SC-Comp: Juarez
Buffy: Angel: After the Fall 17
Buffy:HC-Comp: Spike: After the Fall 1 <#1-4> Brian Lynch + Franco Urru>
Doctor Who: Classics Series 2 3
GI Joe(8) 2
Terminator: Salvation: Movie Prequel 2
Transformers: Best of the UK: City of Fear 1
Transformers:SC-Comp: War Within Omnibus 1 <1-12> Furman + Figueroa/Wildman>
Welcome to Hoxford:SC-Comp: 1

Image Comics
Brit 12
Darkness(3):SC-Comp: 1- Accursed Hester + Broussard>
Milo Ventimiglia Presents Berserker 0
Mixtape:HC-Comp: 3-Jim Mahfood Art
Roberts:SC-Comp:
Sword:SC-Comp: 2-Water<7-12> The Luna Bros.>
Walking Dead (2) 58

Manga Mania!
High School Girls:SC-GN: 4

Marvel Comics
Adam: Legend of Blue Marvel 4
Avengers/Invaders 8
Avengers: The Initiative:HC-Comp: 3-Secret Invasion<#14-19>Slott/Gage + Various>
Avengers:SC-Comp: Knights of Wundagore<#181-187>Various + Various>
Avengers:SC-Comp: The Essential Avengers 1 <1-24> Stan Lee + Jack Kirby>
Captain Britain And MI 13 10
Eternals (3) 8
Hulk:SC-Comp: Red Hulk 1 <1-6> Loeb + McGuinnes/Vines>
Incognito 1 <2nd> Ed Brubaker + Sean Phillips>
Incognito 2
Invaders:SC-Comp: 3-Classic<22,23,25-34> Thomas/Goodwin + E+HB>
Marvel Adventures: Super Heroes 8
Marvel Europe:SC-Comp
Marvel Illustrated: Odyssey 6
Marvel Spotlight: War of Kings
Marvel TV: Galactus: The Real Story
Mini Marvels:SC-Comp: 1-Rock Paper Scissors Digest<2nd> Chris Giarusso>
Mini Marvels:SC-Comp: 2-Secret Invasion Digest
New Warriors(4) 20
Nova:SC-Comp: 3-Secret Invasion Abnett/Lanning + Alves>
Nova:SC-Comp: 3-Secret Invasion Abnett/Lanning + Alves>
Patsy Walker, Hellcat 5
Punisher(8) 1 <2nd> Remender + Opena>
Punisher:SC-Comp: M: 11-Girls in White Dresses<61-65>Hurwitz + Campbell>
Secret Invasion: War of Kings One Shot 1 <2nd> Abnett/Lanning + Pelletier>
Spider-Girl: Amazing Spider-Girl 29
Spider-Man: Brand New Day 5
Spider-Man: Marvel Adventures 48
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 586
Spider-Man:SC-Comp: Brand New Day: 3
Supreme Power:HC-Comp: Contact 1 <1-6> Straczynski + Frank/Sibal>
Thor(3) 600
Wolverine: Manifest Destiny 4
Wonderful Wizard of Oz 1 <2nd> Shanower + Young>
Wonderful Wizard of Oz 3
X-Factor:HC-Comp: 6-Secret Invasion<33-38/sh> David + Stroman/Delandro>
X-Men: Origins: Sabretooth
X-Men: X-Infernus 3

Oni Press
Stephen Colbert's Tek Jansen 4

Other Cool Comics
1001 Arabian Nights: Adventures of Sinbad 8
2000 AD 1617
2000 AD 1618
2000 AD 1619
3 Geeks: Slab Madness 2
Fire and Brimstone 4
Gold DiggerVol 2 (3) 102
Gold Digger: Sourcebook 23
Gold Digger: Tech Manual 1
Gravel 9
Grimm Fairy Tales 35
Grimm Fairy Tales: Beyond Wonderland 5
Judge Dredd Megazine 280
Kade: Rising Sun 1
Phantom: Ghost Who Walks 0
Sabre:HC-Comp: 30th Anniverary
Soulfire: Shadow Magic 3
Yeti vs. Vampire 2

Cool Books
Apple Anthology:SC-GN: 2
Archetype: Art of Tim Bradstreet:HC: 2
Ashley Woods' 96 Nudes:HC-Comp:
Blake and Mortimer:SC-GN: 5-Strange Encounter
Doc Savage:SC: Lost Radio Scripts of Lester Dent
Silver Scream:SC: 1-40 Classic Horror Movies<1920-1941>Steven Warren Hill>

Magazines
Comic Shop News:Promo-Bundle: 1130
Doctor Who:Mag: 404
Fangoria:Mag: 281
Fortean Times:Mag: 245
Lost:Mag: Official Magazine 21
SFX:Mag: 179
Smallville Magazine 31
Star Trek Magazine 16
ToyFare: The Toy Magazine 140

Statues & Other Cool Stuff
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: 1-Batman
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: 2-Superman
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: 22-Donna Troy
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: Binder
DC Superhero:Fig: Figurine Coll Mag: Plinth
Mangog:Bisque: Mini-Bust
Marrina:Bisque: Mini-bust
Watchmen:Bisque: Movie: Comedian Bust
Watchmen:Bisque: Movie: Dr Manhattan Bust
X-Men:Bisque: Jean Grey as the Black Queen
X-Men:Bisque: Storm

Toys
JLI:Fig: Series 1
Marvel:Fig: Universe 3.75" Asst
Spirit:Fig: 7-Inch Asst
Watchmen:Fig: Movie: 1/6 Scale Figure


Jeff

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Chris Giarrusso and Jacob Chabot Appearing THIS WEDNESDAY at JHU!

Monday, February 9, 2009

Hey, Kids Comics!

We are happy to announce the return of Chris Giarrusso and Jacob Chabot to Jim Hanley's Universe Wednesday, February 11 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm! Chris Giarrusso, who just announced his new series of G-Man books from Image, will be signing copies of his awesome new Mini Marvels: Secret Invasion digest and Jacob Chabot will be signing copies of Mighty Skullboy Army. See you Wednesday!

Jeff

Update 2/13: Check out the photos from the event here!

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Post NYCC Wrap-Up; Big Announcements Coming

Everyone here is still recovering from this weekend's huge New York Comic Con event, and let me be the first to thank everyone who visited us at booth 1613 and who dropped by the store on a very busy convention weekend, and to all the creators who met with fans at Jim Hanley's Universe all week! An extra special thanks goes out to all the JHU crew who worked especially hard to make this one of the best conventions ever.

Stay tuned to this blog for a report and photos from the huge Marvel signing from Thursday as well as the Scott Pilgrim event Tuesday, pics from our booth at the con, huge Game Day announcements, and a signing announcement for this Wednesday!

Jeff

P.S. Don't forget about the big sales going on right now at both our locations!

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Weekly Checklist for Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Ahoy! Here are the comics, trades, manga, books, toys, statues, magazines and more coming to Jim Hanley's Universe Wednesday, February 4, 2009.

ITEMS OF THE WEEK

Black Panther(6) 1
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer(2) 22
Captain America:HC-Comp: Truth
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds 3
I Am Legion 1
Jersey Gods 1
Scott Pilgrim:SC-GN: 5- Scott Pilgrim Vs. the Universe
Secret Warriors 1
Swamp Thing:HC-Comp: Saga of the Swamp Thing 1
Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk 1 <2nd> Lindelof + Yu>

The FULL CHECKLIST can be seen after the jump.


Archie Comic
Archie Digest Magazine 251
Archie: Betty 178

Boom! Studios
Eureka 1
Farscape 2

Dark Horse Comics
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer(2) 22
Dark Horse:SC-Comp: 2-Myspace Dark Horse Presents
Indiana Jones:SC-Comp: Omnibus: Further Adventures 1
Kull 4
Star Wars:SC-Comp: Legacy: 5-The Hidden Temple

DC Comics
Adventure Comics 0
Authority: (4): World's End 7
Bang Tango 1
Black Lightning: Year One 3
El Diablo(3) 6
Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds 3
Flat Earth Exchange:SC-GN: 3
Haunted Tank 3
House of Mystery 10
Jonah Hex (2) 40
Kiichi And the Magic Books:SC-GN 4
Looney Tunes (3) 171
Mighty 1
Sandman: Dream Hunters 4
Secret Six(2) 6
Simon Dark:SC-Comp: 2-Ashes
Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade 3
Swamp Thing:HC-Comp: Saga of the Swamp Thing 1
Tangent: Supermans Reign:SC-Comp: 1 <1-6> Jurgens/Marz + Igle/Pasarin>
Terror Titans 5
Tiny Titans:SC-Comp: Welcome to the Treehouse 1 <1-6> Art Baltazar + Franco>
Trinity 36

Devil's Due Publishing
I Am Legion 1

Dynamite Entertainment
Dead Irons 1
Man With No Name 7
Red Sonja (6) 41
The Boys 27
Zorro(6) 10

IDW Publishing
30 Days of Night: Til Death (10) 3
Dick Tracy:HC-Comp: 6-Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy<1939-1941> Chester Gould>
Locke and Key: Head Games 2
Sir Apropos of Nothing 4
Star Trek: Countdown 1
Tiger In A Pink Hat:HC:
Transformers: All Hail Megatron 7
Transformers:SC-Comp: 2-Classic Transformers 3
Transformers:SC-GN: Spotlight: Revelation

Image Comics
Bad Dog 1
Dark Ivory 4
Dynamo 5 19
Jersey Gods 1
Madman Atomic Comics 13
Missing the Boat:SC-GN:
Soul Kiss 1
Witchblade 124
Youngblood(4) 7

Marvel Comics
Agents of Atlas(2) 1
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Laughing Corpse 5
Astonishing Tales 1
Black Panther(6) 1
Captain America:HC-Comp: Truth
Darkhawk: War of Kings 1
Dead of Night: Featuring Werewolf By Night 2
Ender's Game: Battle School 3
Franklin Richards: Dark Reigning Cats + Dogs
House of M:SC-Comp
Iron Fist: Immortal 22
Iron Man: Invincible Iron Man 10
Marvel Illustrated: Kidnapped 4
Marvel Masterworks:SC-Comp: Amazing Spider-Man 1 Stan Lee + Steve Ditko>
Marvel Masterworks:SC-Comp: Amazing Spider-Man 1 Stan Lee + Steve Ditko>
Marvel: 1985:HC-Comp:
Marvel: Your Universe 1
Punisher(8) 2
Secret Warriors 1
Sentry: Age of Sentry 5
Spider-Girl:SC-GN: Marvel Age: 10-Season of the Serpent<52-59> DeFalco + Frenz/Buscema>
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 583 <4th>
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 583 <3rd>
Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man 585
Ultimate Wolverine vs Hulk 1 <2nd> Lindelof + Yu>
Weapon X: First Class 3
Wolverine/Power Pack 4
X-Factor(3) 39
X-Men: Cable(3) 11
X-Men: Deadpool(4) 7
X-Men: First Class: Finals 1
X-Men: Magneto Testament 5
X-Men: Noir 3
X-Men: Times and Life of Lucas Bishop 1
X-Men: vs Hulk 1
X-Men: Young X-Men 8

Oni Press
Scott Pilgrim:SC-GN: 5- Scott Pilgrim Vs. the Universe

Other Cool Comics
Chronicles of Dr Herbert West 3
Comic Book Comics 3
Crossed 3
Echo: TM 9
Futurama Comics
Gold Digger: Maidens of Twilight 1
Grimm Fairy Tales 34
Grimm Fairy Tales: Beyond Wonderland 1
Hotwire 1
Judo Girl:SC-GN:
Monsterpocalypse 3
Neozoic 8
Night Projectionist 1
Ninja High School (3) 166
PS 238 37
Scarlet Veronica 3
Simpsons Super Spectacular
Skelebunnies:SC-GN:
Streets of Glory:SC-Comp: 1
Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose 54
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tales of the TMNT 55
Vampirella Quarterly 7
Vampirella:SC-GN: Best of Vampirella 3
Victoria's Secret Service:SC-GN: Nemesis Rising
Warlash Dark Noir:SC-GN: 2

Battle Royale:HC: Ultimate Ed 5
D Gray Man:SC-GN: 12
Dragon Ball Z: Complete Series 26 Vols Box Set
Dragon Ball: Complete Series 16 Vols Box Set
Kaze Hikaru:SC-GN: 12
Knights of the Zodiac:SC-GN: 25
Legend of Zelda:SC-GN: 3-Majora's Mask
Naruto:SC-GN: The Tests of the Ninja 34
One-Piece:SC-GN 20
Otomen:SC-GN: 1
Pokemon:SC-GN: Diamond and Pearl Adventure 3
Ral Omega Grad:SC-GN: 3
Rosario + Vampire:SC-GN: 5
Slam Dunk:SC-GN: 2

Magazines
Comic Shop News:Promo-Bundle: 1129
Kit Builders Magazine 61
Lee's Toy Review:Mag: 195
Shonen Jump:Mag:(3) 75
Star Trek:SC-GN: Mirror Images
Torchwood:Mag: 13
Yen Plus:Mag: 8

Statues + Other Cool Stuff
Conan:Bisque: Savage Sword Collection: 3
JLA:Bisque: Trophy Room: Bat Signal Prop Replica

Toys
Final Fantasy VII:Fig: Play Arts: Sephiroth
New Gods:Fig: Series 2
Night of the Living Dead:Fig: Asst
Star Trek:Fig: TOS: Cloth Retro Asst Series 7
Star Wars:Fig:Saga: Legends

Trading Cards + CCG's
Dungeons and Dragons: Miniatures: Deamon Web Booster
Magic: The Gathering:CCG: Conflux Booster Display
Magic: The Gathering:CCG: Conflux Intro Deck
Magic: The Gathering:Novel: Agents Planeswalker
Pokemon: CCG: Trio Boxes
Vs. System:CCG: Marvel Evolution Booster Box
Yu-Gi-Oh!:CCG: Crossroads of Chaos Booster Display

Video
Hulk Vs.:Video-DVD: Animated Movie 1

Jeff

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Tuesday Roundup: Exclusive Stuff, Signings, Sales, and More!

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Here is an update on some items folks have been calling about....

The exclusive I (Scott) New York ringer t-shirts are in! They are available for the bargain of $20! And don't forget about the Scott Pilgrim 5 release party tonight! Woot!



We have additional copies of Amazing Spider-Man 583 featuring Barack Obama on the cover available right now at our Manhattan store! This gorgeous third printing, featuring a new cover with President Obama and the American Flag, is available for $3.99 (cover price) and there will be no per-customer limit. We will have additional copies of the new printing available Wednesday morning as well!


We've got more copies of Kramer's Ergot 7. Check out this post for the low-down on the comic anthology everyone is buzzing about!


We've started to get a ton of people inquiring about these hot new kicks available exclusively at Jim Hanley's Universe! We're taking orders now on these great shoes from DC Comics and Limited Soles ... But supplies are extremely limited... check this out for more!

Oh, and don't forget about the Magnificent Seven mini-con this Thursday! C.B. Cebulski! Giuseppe Camuncoli! Gabriele Dell'Otto! Stefano Caselli! Jonathan Hickman!!! Duane Swierczynski! Glen Brunswick! Can you handle that much awesome? Find out Thursday at 6:00 at our Manhattan store.

And stay tuned to the blog for more on our upcoming exclusive Magic tournaments and events and news on some HUGE sales we've got going down con-weekend! See you at booth 1613!

Jeff

Update 2/4: Just Announced! HUGE SALES! CLICK HERE FOR MORE!

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Website Flashback: Some Profiles, Some Videos

Monday, February 2, 2009

In case folks don't know, we have chosen this blog as your one-stop-spot for all things JHU over our old site, but there is still alot of great stuff from the old website to show you again as part of our ongoing Website Flashback Series, and here are some real gems.

First, some links...

Here is a profile by License Magazine from May 2005.

Here is a profile from Publisher's Weekly from January 2007.

And here is a transcript of an interview of our own Ron Hill conducted by Anderson Cooper for CNN from July 2003.

Also, for your viewing pleasure, here are some videos from our friends at iFanboy featuring interviews of Dan Slott, Peter David, Robert Kirkman, Garth Ennis and more, conducted right here at Jim Hanley's Universe!

Click here for the videos which follow the jump.



iFanboy - Episode #4: "PAD"



iFanboy - Episode #6: "Sick"



iFanboy - Episode #18: "Robert"



iFanboy - Episode #24: "Boys"



Jeff

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