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#POPSWAPTOBERFEST :: HEROES POP SWAP :: OCTOBER 28, 2017

October 10, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: EVENTS, Heroes Pop Swap

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Are you ready for Heroes Pop Swap?! We’re making it extra special this year with a neighborhood block party and special guest Brian Stelfreeze! We want everyone to come out and see our new store. We’ll have games with prizes and all kids in costume will get a special prize too.

First 500 people will receive an Pop Swap exclusive print by Black Panther and Batman artist Brian Stelfreeze!

If you’d like to sell your pop culture collectibles, apply here: http://bit.ly/PopSwapApp
Sorry, no professional vendors.

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. BeforeHeroes 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.

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 :: BALTIMORE COMICON

September 20, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: On the Road

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We’re headed to Baltimore this weekend! Come say hello to the Heroes crew and buy some great comics if you’re in the area!

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STORE MOVED :: VISIT US AT 417 PECAN AVE

September 08, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS

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We are settling into our new location RIGHT behind our old location. We are no longer moving to North Davidson, we’re staying right here in Elizabeth FOREVER! Park in the neighborhood on 8th street and come visit us. We’ll be unpacking and making the place look great for you but new books and dollar comics are up front and ready for you to browse. Thanks to everyone who has stopped by so far!

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STORE MOVING :: EVERYTHING ON SALE!

August 25, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: EVENTS, Sale!

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We don’t want to carry all these comics across the parking lot if we don’t have to! Help us out by taking some merchandise off our hands at DEEP DISCOUNTS STARTING NOW! All these discounts are available on items currently in the store, we do not currently have access to all of our stock due to the move.

  • 50% off Back Issues
  • All $1 comics 50¢
  • 25% off New Comics, TPBs, Art Books, Merch, etc. (35% off for subscribers who clear out their bag)
  • 35% off Statues
  • Wholesale prices on supplies

Again, this sale is on already in-store items only.

We have to be completely out of our current store by Thursday the 31st so come in now for the best selection. We’re getting the new location ready as quickly as we can and plan to open for our first New Comic Book Day on September 6th. In the meantime, please check our social media (here, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) for info on yard sale, grand opening celebrations and other fun things we’re cooking up while we get our new building ready for you! We appreciate your patience as we’re figuring everything out to make our new location the best it can be. Thank you!

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HEROESCON 2018 ARTISTS ALLEY TABLES ON SALE NOW!

August 11, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: HeroesCon

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Artists Alley tables are now on sale for HeroesCon 2018!
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HeroesCon hotel rates are available at the Westin too!

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HEROESCON 2017 :: KIRBY & EISNER AT 100

July 28, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Uncategorized

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HEROESCON 2017 VIDEO :: DEADPOOL & HARLEY QUINN w/ Fabian Nicieza & Terry Dodson

July 26, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: HeroesCon

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The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 47 :: Hero Initiative Rob Liefeld Deadpool HC

July 21, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Uncategorized

PrintHero Initiative Hardcover Price Guides available in-store and online now featuring a Rob Liefeld Deadpool cover.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOURS TODAY!

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HEROESCON 2017 EXCLUSIVE :: MOTOR CRUSH VOLUME 1 :: NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!

July 21, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Exclusives, HeroesCon

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If you missed it at HeroesCon you can get one online or in store now!
Thanks to team MotorCrush for our variant!
http://bit.ly/HeroesMotorCrush

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HEROESCON 2017 :: THE HERNANDEZ BROTHERS

July 18, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: HeroesCon

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