to Nov 22

Doomsday Clock midnight release- November 21st, 11:57 PM

We are going to be selling Doomsday Clock #1 at 3 minutes to Midnight Nov 21th! We've never been this excited about doomsday before!!!

DC Comics presents to you a 12-issue maxiseries from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson. You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers.

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11:00 AM11:00

Local Comic Shop Day! November 18th

November 18th is Local Comic Shop Day! Local Comic Shop Day celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, showcasing their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

We'll have a limited selection of LCSD merchandise available, including Valiant's Secret Weapons HC, the limited edition Robotech LCSD Kerschl Super-Pack, and a limited cover edition of Star Wars Adventures #1! More items and promotion to be announced soon.Local Comic Shop Day® celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, showcasing their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

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5:00 PM17:00

Crowdfunding Basics for Independent Creators, November 9th 5-6PM

1 Hour Free Seminar will cover:

Choosing A Platform
Building Your Social Media Presence
Finding Backers
Overview of How to Write Your Kickstarter Homepage
Postage Pitfalls

(If time allows, we can cover more topics.)

Brief Bio: Madeleine Holly-Rosing is the writer/creator of the steampunk comic Boston Metaphysical Society and the book, Kickstarter for the Independent Creator. She has run four successful campaigns for her own comic and has lectured on crowdfunding at Dreamworks Animation, UCLA Professional Programs, as well as other institutions.

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Rosco and Equinox book signing, Saturday October 28th 12-2PM

Join Aaron Humphres and Juan Heinrich for a book signing event at Cosmic Monkey Comics on Sandy Blvd. Aaron Humphres will be signing copies of his new book "Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer" released by Action Lab Comics on the 25th of October.

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Juan Heinrich will be signing copies of his comic book "Equinox" and selling some cool art prints. 

Juan's website:

So stop by the shop to meet two local artists celebrating their artwork and grab some comics from Cosmic Monkey Comics:)

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Halloween ComicFest, October 28th

HalloweenComicFest is the celebration of Halloween and comics! The event takes place October 28th at participating comic shops. Costumes encouraged! It is a great event for comic and Halloween fans of all ages! Come and celebrate Halloween this year with FREE comics and candy!

We will also be hosting some comic creaters from Noon-3pm.

Mark Russel - The Flinstones
Rick Marcks - Outroute 12
Aaron Humphres - Rosco: Alien Wildlife Photographer
Juan Heinrich - Equinox

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Batman/Harley Quinn Day at Cosmic Monkey!


Join us in celebrating the legendary superhero we all love! BATMAN DAY is Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Except this year, in celebration of Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary, the Clown Princess of Crime is taking over!

The annual fan-favorite event, now in its fourth year, was first introduced to honor Batman’s 75th anniversary. This year, in honor of Harley Quinn’s 25th anniversary, BATMAN DAY will also feature the immensely popular Clown Princess of Crime who burst into our lives when she debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.

Harley Quinn now stars in her own best-selling comic book series, acclaimed graphic novels and has inspired amazing toys and collectibles based on her iconic looks from over two decades. She was the breakout character in the Suicide Squad movie and the Batman: Arkham series of video games, and she was even the most popular Halloween costume of 2016!

Batman and Harley Quinn

Continuing the BATMAN DAY tradition, DC Entertainment has combined forces with thousands of comic book retailers, bookstores, schools and libraries across the country to bring fans exciting festivities. There will be Batman and Harley Quinn free comic book giveaways to honor Gotham’s Dark Knight and its most beloved supervillain!

We'll have 3 different Batman comics to give out for free (while supplies last). Plus all Batman & Harley Quinn related merchindise will be 20% off all day!

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Ben Fisher signing! August 26th, Noon-2PM

In the near future, humanity awakens to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death. The survivors isolate themselves, many driven mad by fragments of memories absorbed from those they've killed. Two years after the "Divide", a pair of thieves stumble upon the means to save their species... but not everyone is eager to see the old world order restored! Includes free digital bonus content to download, including the song "Teotwawki" (mood music for the apocalypse), a coloring book, RPG content, a self help book from the perspective of villain Sebastian Gibbs, dystopian short stories, and a song by the band City Below!

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to Aug 17

Dark Nights Metal Midnight Release Party! August 16th, 11:59 PM!

We are having a Midnight realease party for the first issue of DC Comics newest event Dark Knight Metal #1. We will also have a limited exclusive midnight varient available.

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it contains are coming for the DC Universe! 
DARK NIGHTS: METAL is a DC event unlike any other-one that will push Batman, Superman and heroes of the Justice League beyond their limits to take on threats unlike any our world has ever seen! It will take the combined might of the World's Greatest Heroes as you've never seen them before to face what's coming their way!

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PDX Hunt! Saturday July 22nd! #PDXHUNT

Join us for year two of #PDXHunt, a fun, free, family-friendly event!

Start at Cosmic Monkey Comics at 11AM to fuel up with free coffee and doughnuts. Travel across the city to solve clues by taking and posting photos to your social media accounts. You'll find prizes and surprises along the way. End at the Clinton Street Theater at 7PM, where we'll tally scores and watch a free screening of "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World." Plus, great prizes like passes to RCCC 2017 and books from Image Comics and Oni Press! 

More information at:

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Mage #0 Hero Denied signing with Matt Wagner! July 15th 12PM-2PM

Cosmic Monkey Comics is excited to have Matt Wagner signing copies of Mage #0 Hero Denied Saturday July 15th at noon. This is the final chapter of a story 33 years in the making! A new printing of Mage Hero discovered volume 1 will also be arriving the same week.

MATT WAGNER returns with the third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy-MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. This long-awaited conclusion follows the adventures of the reluctant everyman hero Kevin Matchstick, who, after encountering a shaggy and beguiling wizard, discovers he is the reincarnation of the legendary Pendragon and able to wield the power of the mystical weapon, Excalibur. The story picks up several years after the fateful climax of THE HERO DEFINED and finds Kevin beginning to once again doubt the virtue of his actions and the course of his destiny.

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Frankenstein's Comicbook Swap team up with Toy Junkies! June 17th 12-5PM

Frankenstein's Comicbook Swap is Teaming up with Vancouver Toy Junkies Saturday June 17th for an Epic Summer Show! 

It's going to be in Vancouver at Warehouse 23.
100 Columbia St #102, Vancouver, WA 98660

We're signing people up for tables now, come sell your old comics so you can get some new ones!

Buy & Sell comics, comic books, toys, cards, buttons, graphic novels, tpb, posters, magazines, hugs, drinks, popcorn, kids stuff.

$3 entry 12-5pm
Kids and elders free
$10 early bird 11am-12pm

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to Jun 4

Wonder Woman Day!

Comic Book Stores, Bookstores and Libraries Across the Globe Will Offer Special Exclusives, Fan Giveaways, and more to Honor the Wonder Woman Opening Weekend of her First Solo Feature Film!

Cosmic Monkey Comics will be handing out free copies of the WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL ED #1 as well as DC SUPER HERO GIRLS WONDER WOMAN DAY SPECIAL ED #1 throughout the day!

We will also have a limited supply of WONDER WOMAN BRACELETS and WONDER WOMAN TIARAS to hand out as well!

Long time friends of the store Michael Murphy and Celina Hernandez of Chibi comics will also be joining us 3-5pm.

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Free Comic Book Day 2017! Saturday May 6th, 2017 #fcbd2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 is the 16th Annual Free Comic Book Day. We have decent quantities of all the published FCBD books. There is a limit of 5 books per person. Almost 1/2 the books we have are all ages friendly!

This year we will be having 

Mike Lawrence - Star Scouts, Muddy Max 11-2pm

Tadd Galusha - Backwoods, Godzilla 1-3pm

Mike, Celina & Ray Chibi - Chibi Comics 2-4pm

Charise Mericle Harper - Amazing Crafty Cat 3-5pm


We might have a few other special suprise guests also

We might also be having a Sidewalk Sale, weather permitting!

Here's a link for this years books

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5:00 PM17:00

Dame Darcy Meat Cake Bible reading, signing & performance! Friday April 14th, 5-7 PM

Dame Darcy is touring Arizona, Washing, California, Oregon, and New York in April! Don't miss this chance to see the MerGoddess herself in all her magical sparkling glory. Here is her description of the shows:
"Performance art / opera singing over home made trax plus reading and signing of Meat Cake Bible compilation graphic novel 500 pages of DD work for 25 years published by Fantagraphics. Plus other books, hand made prints, and tarot cards, plus tarot reading!"

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#ImageComicsDay Wednesday February 1st, Steve Lieber signing noon-2PM

In honor of Image Comic’s 25th anniversary we’re celebrating on Wednesday February 1st, 2017. We will have some giveaways and creator signings that we should announce soon.

Steve Lieber (The Fix, Underground) will be signing noon-2pm

On February 1, 1992 seven comics superstars Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino came together to form their own company that would ultimately change the landscape of comics forever. Current partners McFarlane, Valentino, Kirkman, Larsen, and Silvestri collectively have brought creator-owned comics to the forefront of industry change and, after 25 years of amazing storytelling freedom, Image is pleased to celebrate the milestone anniversary with Image Day—Feb. 1, 2017. 

Image Comics wouldn’t have succeeded without the tremendous creativity and passion of its creators, the unwavering support of retailers, bookstores, and libraries, or the unbridled and unrelenting enthusiasm of the fans who show up each and every Wednesday to purchase Image titles. On Image Comics Day we celebrate together, nationwide, the exciting legacy that Image’s creator-owned publishing model has cultivated as we prepare for the next 25 years of amazing creator-owned comics to come.

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On November 19th, Please visit a participating #LCSD2016 retailer to celebrate Local Comic Shop Day®

Local Comic Shop Day® celebrates locally owned independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their unique and vital role in being the primary fire-starters of pop culture.

Each participating store is celebrating Local Comic Shop Day® differently. So please verify with the store what their plans are.

And try to visit several stores in the area! There are 28 different items being released for Local Comic Shop Day® and the selection at each store may be different.

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4:00 PM16:00

Flash Gordon meet & greet with Jeff Parker & Jesse Hamm, NOV 2nd 4-6 PM

Cosmic Monkey is excited to have Jeff Parker & Jesse Hamm joining us for the release of their new Flash Gordon Kings Cross #1 comics Wednesday November 2nd 4-6pm.

Superstar JEFF PARKER (Future Quest) returns to FLASH GORDON, alongside the astounding team of JESSE HAMM & GRACE ALLISON! Flash, Mandrake The Magician & The Phantoms struggle to bring peace to a broken Earth...but a FAR-too-familiar foe from beyond threatens to destroy everything they hold dear!

More info here

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3:00 PM15:00

Johnny Scotch #1/2, from John Dover & Dan Schaefer (NBC's Grimm) release party! Oct. 13th 3-6 PM

Come meet the creative team behind the pulpy, jazz noir adventures of Johnny Scotch. Writer and musician, John Dover, and Illustrator/storyboard artist Dan Schaefer (NBC's Grimm) will be available to meet with readers and sign copies of Johnny Scotch #1 and the newly released Johnny Scotch #2.

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Great Divide party with Ben Fisher! TOMORROW! 12-2PM!

Ben Fisher will be signing copies of Great Divide #1 & #2 and Grumpy CAt this Saturday 12-2pm at Cosmic Monkey.

In the near future, humanity awakens to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death. The survivors isolate themselves, many driven mad by fragments of memories "absorbed" from those they've killed. Two years after the "Divide," a pair of thieves stumble upon the means to save their species. But not everyone is eager to see the old world order restored...Includes a free song download -- mood music for the apocalypse!

Click here more details!

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Banned Book Week Sale September 24th-25th!

Cosmic Monkey Comics
Banned Book Week Sale!

Read a Banned Graphic Novel Today!!!

50% Off Back Issues!
25% Off of Everything else!
(except “new this week,” candy & “hold items”)

Sat Sep 24 - Sun 25th 11-7pm

Here is a link of banned and challenged comics from the Comic Legal Defence Fund

Two of the 2015 top 10 most challegend books were graphic novels.

7. Fun Home, by Alison Bechdel
8. Habibi, by Craig Thompson

Learn more about Banned Book Week here

5335 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland OR

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2:00 PM14:00

Dungheap Vol 1 release party, THIS Sunday 2-5PM August 21st

The day has come! This Sunday, the 21st, from 2pm till 5pm, I will be at Cosmic Monkey Comics with stacks of my new comic, Dungheap: Volume One for everyone to check out. So glad to finally have this collected edition and I'm looking forward to seeing everyone. Invite your friends!! Invite your family! Invite your coworkers, neighbors, enemies! Invite them all to the adventure!!

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