We have had several people enquire about Star Wars Clue and when it would arrive. The answer, finally, is today. Unlike traditional Clue games, this one comes with a 3 dimensional board. Also, instead of solving a murder, the players must determine which planet will be destroyed, where the Death Star plans are and how they will escape.
Carbondale’s Annual Lights Fantastic Parade, the largest lighted parade in Illinois, takes place this Saturday, starting at 6 p.m. Downtown parking will start closing at 3 p.m. and detours around the downtown area will go up at 5 p.m. Downtown will also host a cookie walk, with several local businesses, including us, serving cookies from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. We will actually have cookies and hot cider all day, as well as 25% off all action figures. See you Saturday.
Carbondale game design studio Bellwether Games will host a launch party for their newest release, The Princess and the Goblin, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Sunday December 4th. Come and get an autographed copy of BellWether Games newest release and get 10% off on their previous releases Swamped, Drop Site and Antidote.
Remember the store will open Thanksgiving Day from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. with snacks, Mystery Science Theater 3000 on the teevee and double Castle Card stamps on your purchases. See you here. Remember we will open at 8 p.m on Black Friday with more specials and new releases.
Today is Local Comic Shop Day at the store and we have a shelf full of limited edition books for sale as well as a tableful of free comics. You can get 2 free for coming in, 1 more if a Preferred Customer, 1 for each 2 comics you buy and 1 if you bring in 5 cans of food for the Scouting for Food program. Author Brian K. Morris will be here until 5 signing his comics and comic themed novels.
Local Comic Shop Day comes this Saturday. We will have a number of limited edition comics and graphic novels for sale plus free comics. Everyone that comes in gets 2 comics free. If you would like more, you can get 1 for each 5 cans of food you bring. However, for each 2 cans of food you bring in between the 13 and the 18, you can get on a list for additional free comics. Remember, 1 for 2 November 13 through 18 and 1 for 5 on the 19th.
The long awaited Volo’s Guide to Monsters arrived Friday. We will only carry the limited edition cover, which will only have one printing, until they sell out, at which time we will shift to the regular cover, so if you want the limited cover, get it now.