TOYS FOR TOTS 2018 TOY DRIVE!!

November 16, 2018 at 6:47 pm By:

Toys 4 Tots

HEROES is collecting TOYS for TOYS FOR TOTS again this Holiday Season!

Donations of New, Unwrapped Toys can be dropped off at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find anytime from now until December 14th!

We will host a TOY DRIVE with some of our FAVORITE SUPERHEROES on Saturday, December 8th!! It’s certain to be a fun event with festive incentives!! We hope that you will plan to join us that day!  Toys 4 Tots-3

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UNCANNY X-MEN #1 OUT TOMORROW!!

November 13, 2018 at 4:44 pm By:

XMEN 1 RELEASE

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BITTER ROOT #1 :: RELEASE DAY IN-STORE SIGNING!!

November 5, 2018 at 7:08 pm By:

BR-Signing-Promo-BLOGHEROES will host Creators SANFORD GREENE, CHUCK BROWN & colorist RICO RENZI for the #1 DEBUT of their new series from Image Comics: BITTER ROOT!

“In the 1920s, the Harlem Renaissance is in full swing, and only the Sangerye Family can save New York-and the world-from the supernatural forces threatening to destroy humanity. But the once-great family of monster hunters has been torn apart by tragedies and conflicting moral codes. The Sangerye Family must heal the wounds of the past and move beyond their differences… or sit back and watch a force of unimaginable evil ravage the human race.”

BITROOT001_cover (1)DAVID F. WALKER and SANFORD GREENE, the creative team of Power Man and Iron Fist, along with indie veteran CHUCK BROWN (Trench Coats, Cigarettes and Shotguns) bring you 24 action-packed pages of monsters, mayhem, and family dysfunction in a brand-new ongoing series.

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LIGHTS! COMICS! MUSIC! IN-STORE SIGNING with LIGHTS!! FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND: NOON-2PM

October 27, 2018 at 12:23 am By:

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We are excited to announce that HEROES next IN-STORE SIGNING will be FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND from 12 Noon – 2PM with the multi-talented Comic Creator, Artist, Writer, Musician and Singer-Songwriter…LIGHTS!

LIGHTS is a Canadian-born Juno Award-Winning Musician and the Creative Talent behind Dynamite Comics title “SKIN & EARTH“, which is also the title of her most recent album. She is a talented musician and singer-songwriter who is currently on tour with “Young the Giant”. You can catch their show at the Fillmore later that evening!

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We will have copies of her book for sale at the store during the signing, or you can bring your own!
We hope to see you on Friday at NOON!!

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HEROES DISCUSSION GROUP RETURNS OCTOBER 31ST!

October 12, 2018 at 3:16 pm By:

The HEROES DISCUSSION GROUP returns for yet another meeting-of-the-minds on HALLOWEEN NIGHT, October 31st!

This time, the discussion group dives deep into the world of…

HELLBOY LOGO 2The discussion group will be focusing on the first three HELLBOY stories which have been recently collected into the “SEED OF DESTRUCTION” Omnibus from Dark Horse Comics. If you haven’t read these incredible stories yet, we HIGHLY recommend that you do! You can pick up a copy of HELLBOY at Heroes any time!


HELLBOY VOL 1HELLBOY OMNIBUS
SEED OF DESTRUCTION TP VOL 01
by Mike Mignola
The Hellboy saga begins-with over 300 pages drawn by Mignola! For the first time, Hellboy’s complete story is presented in chronological order for the ultimate reading experience.
The story jumps from Hellboy’s mysterious World War II origin to his 1994 confrontation with the man who summoned him to earth, and the earliest signs of the plague of frogs. Avoiding his supposed fate as the herald of the end of the world, Hellboy continues with the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, fighting alongside Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and drafting Roger Homunculus into his own ill-fated service with the B.P.R.D.
This 368-page volume covers Hellboy’s adventures published from 1994 to 1997, reprinting Seed of DestructionWake the Devil, and “Wolves of St August,” “The Chained Coffin,” and “Almost Colossus,” from The Chained Coffin and The Right Hand of Doom.
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IN-STORE SIGNING OCTOBER 20TH with STEVE MANNION!

October 10, 2018 at 8:14 pm By:

Mannion Cartoon Promo

HEROES is excited to host an IN-STORE SIGNING with STEVE MANNION on Saturday, October 20th from 4pm-6pm!

Steve is the artist for GALAKTIKON from Albatross Funnybooks, and currently has a story in Issue #1 of SPOOK HOUSE 2 (out NOW!) as well as the 2000 AD Halloween Special of SCREAM & MISTY which will be available the day of the signing!

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HEROES POP SWAP RETURNS!! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27TH

October 5, 2018 at 7:59 pm By:

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ARE YOU READY?!

THE 8TH ANNUAL HEROES POP SWAP returns on Saturday, October 27th!!

October 27th is also HALLOWEEN COMICFEST which means we will have FREE Halloween Comics to give away to kids! We welcome kids of all ages to wear their Halloween costumes to the Pop Swap and do some trick-or-treating with our vendors!

WHAT IS *POP SWAP*?
Do you have too much STUFF? Do you have boxes of comics you would like to sale in order to make room for NEW comics? Would you like to sell items you’ve made, or other quality pop culture items (toys, records, posters, statues, etc…) that are taking up space in your home? Then the POP SWAP is for YOU!

We are accepting applications for 6′ tables now. Space is limited, so please let us know what you are selling. We will review your application and contact you for payment. Thanks!

Pop Swap Form - 2018

CLICK APPLICATION TO DOWNLOAD

• This event is intended for the benefit of our customers and community members. Please, no convention dealers/retailers.
• 6’ tables are $50. We will contact you for payment once your application has been accepted.
• We will provide tables, if you require a chair, please bring your own.
• Set up starts at 9AM. Please plan to stay until at least 4PM but you are welcome to stay later if things are going well for you!
• Heroes Pop Swap does not allow bootleg or counterfeit materials of any kind.
• We are proud of our family-friendly reputation and strongly discourage adult materials of any kind.
• We reserve the right to eject violators of our policies, without refund, at our discretion.

Heroes Head Honcho Shelton Drum on the creation of the Heroes Pop Swap from 2011:

Heroes Pop Swap is an idea that I had on the way back from a recent road trip. Before the Heroes Convention and the Charlotte Mini-Con and even the Heroes store, local comics fans would gather and trade comics and talk about our hobby. It was usually something like a sidewalk sale put together by a local bookstore and/or newsstand. I remember going to similar events in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Raleigh and the famous Murray Brothers’ backyard and basement gatherings in Durham during the latter half of the 70’s. None of us “old-timers” were official dealers yet. None of us had stores. We just shared a common interest in collecting as well as buying and selling comic books and related stuff.

Bridgit Heroes Heads - Shelton

 

We thought we’d try to bring back that feeling from those events with theHeroes Pop Swap: Charlotte’s Pop Culture Swap Meet. For a nominal fee anyone can reserve space and sell items from their personal collection to other fans who are sure to give that item a good home. We are also encouraging local artists and artisans to come and sell their art, pop-culture related crafts and comics.

There will be no professional dealers. Professional will be defined by me personally. If you buy and sell comics regularly either at conventions or online you will be excluded from setting up, but I encourage you to come shop! I anticipate a lot cool items being offered.

We want to limit this event to local creators and comics and pop culture enthusiasts who have interesting items from their personal collections that they are willing to sell and self-produced comics and related products. People who are purchasing space are encouraged not only to bring comics but any items falling under the pop culture umbrella. That could be toys, games, music, movies and more.

Since this event is so close to Halloween don’t be afraid to come in costume. Trick or treating will be part of our advertising for this event, please consider bringing a treat of some sort for the kids (candy, button, stickers, comics etc..).

We think this will be a fun event for everyone involved and if it is successful we’d like to make it something we do few times a year.

Thanks! I look forward to bringing back some of the “old school!”

– Shelton Drum

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ON THE ROAD THIS WEEKEND! ATLANTA COMIC CONVENTION

October 5, 2018 at 6:45 pm By:

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The HEROES CREW is hitting the road again this Sunday, October 7th for the ATLANTA COMIC CONVENTION!

Shelton and Seth are busy loading up the BEST books for your collection…so be sure to stop by and take a look!

Marriott Hotel-Century Center,
2000 Century Blvd, Atlanta, Ga 30345

11am-5pm

Admission $5.00

www.atlantacomicconvention.com

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THERE’S A STORM ON THE WAY, BUT WE’VE GOT OUR BEST *HEROES* ON THE JOB!

September 14, 2018 at 1:29 pm By:

Storm vs Florence

If you are in or around the Charlotte area this weekend you will know that, thanks to HURRICANE FLORENCE, we are expecting wind and a tremendous amount of rain to fall over the next few days.
With that being said, we would like our customers to know that HEROES will remain open as long as we have power and no forced curfew. We will have our best available HEROES working to keep things up and running, so if you need to stock up on comics and/or trades for the long, wet weekend…we are HERE for you.

MOST IMPORTANTLY: We want EVERYONE TO STAY SAFE. If conditions are questionable or hazardous, please do not risk harm to yourself or others by trying to travel. We want to see you all SAFE AND SOUND next week after the storm has passed!

(Artwork from: X-MEN Vol. 1 #127 Artwork by John Bryne / Story by Chris Claremont. Ask us about old comics ANYTIME!)

 

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WAREHOUSE SALE Part II :: SHELTON’S YARD SALE :: THIS WEEKEND!!!

September 7, 2018 at 4:44 pm By:

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SHELTON’S YARD SALE/
HEROES WAREHOUSE SALE (part II)!

Thanks to all who joined us for last weekend’s Heroes Warehouse Sale! We appreciate all of you who fought the heat (some of you for hours on end!) to dig through our sale stocks. We know many of you were traveling for the holiday and couldn’t make it. While we hope you enjoyed the holiday, we also feel bad that some of you missed out on the sale, so we decided to throw a sequel of sorts – this very weekend! While there will be a few comics and trade paperbacks to dig through, there will be many other kinds of things to shop for, including furniture, art, frames and framed art, toys, glassware and mugs, bookshelves, dishes, lamps, dvds knicks and knacks, and much more!

Join us this Saturday from ‘very early’ to ‘very late’ and Sunday from ‘pretty early’ to ‘kinda late’ for Shelton’s Yard Sale/Heroes Warehouse Sale (part II)! Like last weekend, this sale will take place under a big tent behind our shop. Come pick through some of Shelton’s non-comic collections and take advantage of some crazy deals. In doing so, you’ll also be helping us make room for even more comics in our new warehouse!

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Anyone who makes a purchase from the yard sale will get a coupon for an immediate discount on any same day in-store purchase you make. Non-reserve customers will get 10% off any new comic or trade paperback purchases, and reserve customers will get 25% off all new comics and trade paperback purchases if everything is purchased from your reserve bag. This is a great opportunity to clear out your reserve bag for an extra discount! Consider this the first of many Pop Up sales we hope to offer our customers. Make sure you sign up for our weekly newsletters and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You never know when our next pop up sale will be announced!

Shelton corner box art by Bridgit Connell

 

 

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