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Nerd City’s Guide to C2E2!

April 9, 2012

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Holy shit! It’s almost here. C2E2 hits Chicago this weekend, and it goes going to rule. Heading to the convention (you better be!)? Here’s Nerd City’s guide to the show: ARTISTS: There is a ton of talent at this year’s show (local and otherwise), and many of our good friends will be present in full […]

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Robert Atkins’ G.I. Joe Exhibit @ Challenger’s Rogues Gallery

June 12, 2011

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If you missed the opening of Challengers Comics‘ Robert Atkins G.I. Joe Art Exhibit, fret not. Luckily, this radical exhib (some new slang I’m trying out), is up until July 4. As a huge G.I. Joe and Snake Eyes fan, I totally dig what Mr. Atkins has been doing, and this is a great opportunity […]

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Happy Almost Free Comic Book Day!

May 6, 2011

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That’s right, this Saturday, May 7 is the Tenth Annual Free Comic Book Day! A great opportunity to reconnect with the medium or just check out something you might not normally, FCD is a great Nerd tradition, and we support it whole-heartedly. Lucky for us, Chicago does FCD right. No Free Comic Book day is […]

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Hello He-Man!

April 3, 2011

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I spotted these while partying @ the Challengers Comicsg 3rd Anniversary Party (more from that soon). Done by local Chicago artist Tom Kelly, these are so cute, I just want to eat them up, yes I do. Get your very own @ Challengers Comics.

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“Cursed Pirate Girl” Signing @ Challengers!

November 19, 2010

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One of the coolest books to come out in the last few years is Jeremy Bastian’s “Cursed Pirate Girl”. Featuring amazing hand drawn art, the book is beautiful, fun and interesting. And to celebrate the release of the Challengers’ Exclusive Edition of the First Collection (which I’ve seen and is awesome!), team Challengers is bringing […]

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Jill Thompson “Beasts of Burden” Signing and Release Party @ Challengers!

July 6, 2010

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One of my favorite books of last year was Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson‘s horror/mystery/talking animal opus “Beasts of Burden” from Dark Horse. So, you can imagine my excitement when I found out that our good buddies Challengers Comics are holding a signing and release party, this Saturday, July 10, with the artist herself! See […]

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“Strange Tales” Mega Event This Saturday!

March 3, 2010

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It’s almost here! One of the coolest events in Chicago Nerd history, this Saturday March 6th, Chicago Comics and Challengers Comics present their “Strange Tales” signing and party (with beer provided by Nerd City and Piece). Seriously, this should be so rad it will hurt.

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More “Colt Noble and the Megalords” Goodness.

February 12, 2010

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Wednesday night marked the release of Tim Seeley’s “Colt Noble and the Megalords” from Image Comics. Previously published online right here @ Nerd City, Seeley was cool enough to give us an awesome shout out on the inside front cover (super rad). In honor of the release, Challengers Comics held a signing and get-together (we […]

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Happy Colt Noble Day!

February 10, 2010

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Today’s the day, people.  Whoever you are, wherever you are, head out to your local comic shop and pick up the print edition Colt Noble and the Megalords one-shot from Image comics! From Image: 64 PAGES,FC, $5.99 Hack/Slash creator TIM SEELEY brings his acclaimed web comic to the printed page! Welcome to Planet Solus: a […]

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