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.

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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)


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Friday, July 31, 2009

Darwyn Cooke's incredible PARKER: THE HUNTER hits the front page and pretty much the entire Arts section of today's New York Times.

Read the article online with fewer pretty pictures here (also included in article are fabulous graphic novels by David Mazzucchelli and Neil Gaiman + Andy Kubert) and read a sneak peek of PARKER: THE HUNTER here... and go ahead, you can buy yourself a copy here:!

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The IsoStaff sends out our deepest appreciation for the coolest thing we could have asked to get upon our return home from Comic Con...
2009 SF Bay Guardian Best of The Bay - Best Comic Book Store!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts San Francisco!

STORM - Superstar
How STORM is celebrating

Detective Comics #855
Justice Society of America #29
Wonder Woman #34

Kirsten Baldock - Special Projects Director
How Kirsten is celebrating

Detective Comics #855
Surrogates vol 2: Flesh & Bone TPB
Parker: The Hunter (Artist's Proof of SDCC Limited Ed) HC

James Sime - Proprietor
How James is celebrating

Al Williamson's Flash Gordon HC
Glamourpuss #8
Surrogates vol 2: Flesh & Bone TPB

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Click here
to indulge your eyes in nearly 150 amazing photos from the Isotope's Blackest Night in-store event w/ Geoff Johns by the wonderful Dyami Serna, and while you're at it go ahead and watch this great interview with the man of the hour by the rather fabulous Babs from Comic Vine. You rock, Babs!

Thanks for everyone who attended!

UPDATE: For more video goodness from this event:
Kiala Kazebee's great interview w/Geoff at SF Weekly.

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Kicking off DC's biggest comic launch of 2009 in the highest of high style. Come celebrate BLACKEST NIGHT with us and series author Geoff Johns!

We'll have free buttons for all thanks to our amigo Ferocious J and the Isotope's resident bartendrix Kirsten Baldock will be serving up a selection of jaw-dropping Lantern Corps cocktails... could life be any better?!

Geoff Johns' Blackest Night Bash @ the Isotope
Saturday, July 18th
Autographs: 4pm - 6pm
21+ Party: 7pm - 1am
Never a cover

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Wednesday, July 01, 2009

STORM - Superstar
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Marvel Divas #1
Uncanny X-Men #513
Justice League: Cry For Justice #1

Kirsten Baldock - Special Projects Director
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Greek Street #1
Brat Pack (New Edition) TPB
Goon vol 8: Those That Is Damned TPB

James Sime - Proprietor
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Brat Pack (New Edition) TPB
Greek Street #1
Batman & Robin #2

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