San Francisco's world-famous comic book mecca, Isotope the Comic Book Lounge is the epicenter for comics coolness. The home of unique events with the industry's biggest names and some of the smallest, too. Including: Grant Morrison, Jim Lee, Eric Powell, JH Williams, Ian Gibson, MC Chris, Dave Johnson, Steve Niles, Warren Ellis, Ed Brubaker, Robert Kirkman, Darick Robertson, Erik Larsen, Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, Joe Casey, Tom Beland, Rick Remender, Brian Wood, B. Clay Moore, Brett Warnock, Adam Beechen, Andrew Boyd, Ms Monster, Eric Stephenson, Pine-am, Bill Willingham, Jason McNamara, Batton Lash, Jackie Estrada, Rob Osborne, Tony Talbert, Kirsten Baldock, JW Cotter, Danica Novgorodoff
Isotope the comic book lounge features the love for the comics with world class comic book pimps, the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics, and popular industry mixers
The Staff at Isotope the comic book lounge. Sexy comic nerds and so much more!
Events at Isotope the comic book lounge. Included are unique events like Grant Morrison's International Guide to Living Fabulously, Eric Powell's Monster Mash-Up, Jim Lee & Lee Bermejo All-Star Opening, MC Chris performing live, Ed Brubaker Armwrestling, JH Williams Baccanalia, Brian K. Vaughan & Tony Harris Voter Registration Drive, Pine-am performing live, Steve Niles Zombiefest, Continuity Art Show, Warren Ellis Scotch Tasting, Watermelon Races with Andrew Boyd, Tom Beland Eisner Nomination Bash, Brian Wood Month, APE AFTERMATH
Pictures glorious pictures! Photos and videos of the world's most beautiful comic book store and the sexy cool people who shop here. Jim Lee. Grant Morrison. Eric Powell. PINE*am. MC Chris. Danica Novgorodoff. Alternative Press Expo. Toilet Seats.

Enter your email address to sign up
for the Isotope events mailing list

Powered by

Powered by Blogger



DASH SHAW at the Isotope!

Join us and comic creating genius Dash Shaw in celebration of his latest book BODYWORLD from Pantheon

April 27th 2010 (click here for more info)


Need Driving Directions to the Isotope? Click here!

The Isotope Communique
Daily news and updates by Proprietor James Sime & the Isotope Staff
Subscribe to the site feed.

James Sime's Mobile Twitter Feed - click here for more

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Oh, Curse You UPS and Your Vacation-Time!
Labor Day Bumps Books Back a Day

While it might sound nice in theory for the US to have a seven-day Labor Day vacation like they do in China, but honestly, that wouldn't work for my staff and I here at the Isotope. Frankly, we're all a bit too in love with manning the shop 'round these parts for that much leisure. And more importantly...

We need our comics!

With that in mind, let's ponder together all the happiness this week's is sure to bring with a look inside Comic-Santa and his helpers weekly bag of goodies, shall we?

It's impossible to not get excited about the new debuts tomorrow... Lobster Johnson & the Iron Prometheus, , Rick Remender's hot new horror mini-series Sorrow, Peter Milligan and Max Fiumara's fairly excellent looking Infinity Inc, and a good one for us Tony Stark fans in Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin (which has a slamming Rocketeer tribute cover you won't want to miss).

For the graphic novel crowd we've looking at the fabulously beautiful Laika original graphic novel, the long-awaited DMZ vol 3: Public Works softcover (why aren't there more of these out already? Please, DC?), an incredibly brutal Punisher MAX Vol 8: Widowmaker softcover, and the beyond-essential-reading-you-must-have-this-on-your-bookshelf Jack Kirby's Fourth World Omnibus Vol 2 hardcover.

But just because it's a great week for new series and graphic novels doesn't mean there isn't plenty of on-going series hitting this week to bring a smile to all our collective faces. Howabout the latest issue of one of my favorite series running today The Boys, Mike Carey and Jock's utterly great Faker (check out that awesome cover!), more sexy sleuthing in Madame Mirage, the second issue of Warren Ellis' Doktor Sleepless, the beginning of a we're-crossing-our-fingers-they-don't-eff-this-up "One More Day" Spidey arc in Amazing Spider-Man, a kick ass new issue of Scalped, more cool Action Philosophers, or the next installment of the quite frankly brilliant Buffy Season Eight?

And that's just scratching the surface here!

Go ahead and click those links for lots of previews, reviews, and interviews... and check out the full shipping list for much, much more!

Labels: ,