SAN DIEGO COMIC CON DAILY SALES!

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Is everyone excited for Comic Con!? I know we are! And to show our excitement we’re going to have a different sale everyday through the end of comic con (Sunday July 24th)!

Alright, here’s the schedule in case you’ve had your eyes on something specific:

Wednesday: 25% off previous SDCC exclusives

Thursday: 25% off Trade Paperback Comics

Friday: 25% off games and 15% off CCGs

Saturday: 25% off Statues, POPs, and Action Figures

Sunday: 25% off Minis Games and RPGs

Fun Events Coming up for July!

July is shaping up to be a heck of a month!  Here are some of the events/happenings/updates that you need to know for July!

July 1st

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We are vending at the Lafayette’s 70 Anniversary Party!  Tickets are free and the event is open to everybody!  There is a retro-theme, vendors, soda bar and signature cocktails! Grab a free ticket on Eventbrite and come down for some fun!
Lafayette 70th Anniversary Party

July 4th
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Shortened hours so our staff can spend time with family.  We will be open from 12pm to 4pm.  Enjoy the holiday!

July 5th, 12th, 19th
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STAR TREK CARD GAME DEMOS – TUESDAYS THIS JULY!

Celebrate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary and join us on July 5, 12, or 19 for one of our Star Trek CCG 2nd Edition demo nights! Learn to play this dynamic card game that emphasizes strategy over combat, with opportunities to outwit your opponents while racing through the Star Trek universe to score 100 points for the win! We will be entering each player that completes a demo into a drawing for two passes to see the new Star Trek Beyond film when it releases on July 22! And later this summer, there will be draft tournaments on Tuesday nights in August from 6-9 pm, followed by alternating Constructed and Draft events in the months to come.

Join us and explore a universe with infinite diversity!

 

July 16th-17th
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MTG Eldritch Moon Pre-Release Weekend!   5 Flights throughout the weekend, starting at midnight!   $30 per person, five chances to play!  To RSVP for your preferred flight and ensure yourself a spot, sign up through our Eventbrite page!  Eldritch Moon Pre-Release at Villainous Lair!
July 16th-17th
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San Diego Pride Weekend!    We will have minions at Pride distributing stickers and whooping it up for this amazing event!  If you see us, come say hi and have some fun!
July 20-24
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Nerdi Gras is back!  We will not have a booth, but our presence will be felt!  We will be downtown, all weekend, distributing coupons and stickers for the masses!  Be sure to follow us on social media, twitter, and instagram @villainouslair to see where we will be!

Our store hours will also be reduced that week, from 12pm-8pm Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.  We will be hosting FNM on that Friday, the first sealed of Eldritch Moon!

We are also the proud sponsor of Pure Fandom’s Comic Con Event on Friday, July 22nd at Humphrey’s Half Moon from 5pm-7pm.  Free Entry, drinks and giveaways!

Eldritch Moon Pre Release

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Attention all MTG players!

Preregistration for the Eldritch Moon pre release tournaments are now open. The pre release will be held on July 16th and 17th. To preregister and go to www.eventbrite.com and search for Villainous Lair. Or click the link below to go to directly to the event page.

Eldritch Moon Pre-Release @ Villainous Lair!

For any questions or more information please give us a call.

Shadows Over Innistrad Midnight Release

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Attention Magic Players! At Midnight, April 8th will have the madness release for Shadows Over Innistrad!
Doors will open at 12 A.M.
All the new product will be available – Booster Boxes, Booster Packs, Fat Packs and Starer Decks!

There will also Midnight Draft!! Sign ups will star at 12 A.M. and the draft will start at 12:30
For more info or any questions please give us a call at 619-281-1600

Anniversary Sale and New Hours!

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April 1st is our anniversary…no fooling!  It’s also the launch of our new 7-day a week schedule!  From Friday, April 1st to Monday, April 4th we are having storewide sales!  Take 25% off of almost every regularly priced item in the store!*

We are also going to be open on Mondays, starting April 4th!  New hours are also rolling out, they are as follows:

Mondays: 12pm-8pm
Tuesdays:  10am – 9pm
Wed-Thurs: 10am-10pm
Fri-Sat:  10am – 11pm
Sun:  11am – 9pm

*Certain exclusions apply (already discounted back issues, individual dice, single cards under $5, etc)
*Discounts do not stack (customer pull, military, FiveStars, etc)

DC Unveils ‘Rebirth’ Starting in May

Yup, DC is at it again!  Here we have the new titles that will be running and re-leased through the summer and fall.  Update your pull lists, everyone!  It’s gonna be a heck of a ride!

After the release of the #52 issues of the “New 52,” which will ship in May, the relaunch will kick off with an 80-page DC Universe:  Rebirth one-shot, written by DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, which will street May 25.  DC Universe:  Rebirth will feature art by Ethan Van Sciver, Phil Jimenez, Ivan Reis, and Gary Frank on the Johns story.

The 80-page special will be value-priced at $2.99, the beginning of a value positioning that will see all DC Universe monthly and twice monthly titles priced at $2.99.  The special at the end of May will be followed by relaunches of the full DCU line, some to be published twice monthly, others to be published monthly.

And in a move that will undoubtedly please long-time collectors, DC is returning to the original numbering for its two original flagship titles, Action Comics andDetective ComicsAction Comics will resume with #957, and Detective with #934.  With both among the titles planned for twice monthly shipping, they will quickly reach the landmark #1000 issues.

Other than the two titles resuming their legacy numbering, the relaunched titles will begin with #1 Rebirth issues, then follow with a first issue for the ongoing series.  DC has revealed 32 titles in all, scheduled as follows:

JUNE:

Rebirth Specials:
Aquaman Rebirth #1
Batman Rebirth #1
The Flash Rebirth #1
Green Arrow Rebirth #1
Green Lanterns Rebirth #1
Superman Rebirth #1
Titans Rebirth #1
Wonder Woman Rebirth #1

New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):
Aquaman #1
Batman #1
The Flash #1
Green Arrow #1
Green Lanterns #1
Superman #1
Wonder Woman #1

New Issues (Shipping twice monthly):
Action Comics #957
Detective Comics #934

JULY:

Rebirth Specials:
Batgirl & the Birds Of Prey Rebirth #1
Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1
The Hellblazer Rebirth #1
Justice League Rebirth #1
Nightwing Rebirth #1
Red Hood & the Outlaws Rebirth #1

New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):
Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps #1
Justice League #1
Nightwing #1

New #1 Issues (Shipping monthly):
Batgirl #1
Batgirl & the Birds Of Prey #1
The Hellblazer #1
Red Hood & the Outlaws #1
The Super-Man #1
Titans #1

FALL:

Rebirth Specials:
Batman Beyond Rebirth #1
Blue Beetle Rebirth #1
Cyborg Rebirth #1
Deathstroke Rebirth #1
Earth 2 Rebirth #1
Suicide Squad Rebirth #1
Supergirl Rebirth #1
Teen Titans Rebirth #1
Trinity Rebirth #1

New #1 Issues (Shipping twice monthly):
Cyborg #1
Deathstroke #1
Harley Quinn #1
Justice League America #1
Suicide Squad #1

New #1 Issues (Shipping monthly):
Batman Beyond #1
Blue Beetle #1
Earth 2 #1
Gotham Academy: Next Semester #1
Supergirl #1
Superwoman #1
Super Sons #1
Teen Titans #1
Trinity #1

DC Co-Publisher Dan DiDio laid out the rationale for the relaunch.  “Rebirth is designed to bring back the best of DC’s past, embrace the stories we currently love and move the entire epic universe into the future,” he said.  “We are returning to the essence of the DCU. With Rebirth we are putting the highest priority on the direct market and we will continue to create and cultivate new opportunities for retailers to thrive and prosper, grow readers, fans and customers.”