WE’RE NOT DONE YET. Author Joseph Campbell created the concept of the Heroes Journey. It’s a narrative the charts how a scrawny person grows to become a hero of legend and the process they must undergo to achieve that status. After they receive their call to an adventure they seek out training to help … Read More
Each week we pull a pile of comics from the quarter bins and flip through them. We’ll talk about the stories, our experiences when we first read these issues, and the glorious, glorious ads. Apotheosis Comics is located in St. Louis, MO. Comics, Beer, and Cocktails Facebook: www.facebook.com/ApotheosisComicsSTL Twitter: twitter.com/astlcomics
We’re coming up to TWO YEARS in business – we’re like the widdle biddy baby just learning how to walk. This year one of our goals is to build up our online sales and we’re kicking it off with giving you 30% off your purchases online! Use Promo Code YearTwo at check out and grab them … Read More
Wow. This is awesome. We got a #D23Expo Marvel Comics 1000 issue by Humberto Ramos! These things were only given out to attendees of the expo in Anaheim. Disney’s latest D23 Expo held on August 23rd through 25th, and Marvel is taking the fan convention as another opportunity to commemorate their 80th birthday, this time … Read More
Martin Casas learned some terrible news a week ago — his entire personal collection of 3,000 comic books had been stolen.
Swamp Thing season is upon us. With a new television series premiering last week(now unfortunately cancelled, despite critical acclaim) on DC’s exclusive streaming platform, the internet is lush with articles about where to start catching up on Swamp Thing’s past, namely the contributions of the legendary Alan Moore of Watchmen, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and … Read More
By Eli LaChance Disney recently announced their intentions to adapt Steve Gerber’s classic Marvel character Howard the Duck into a comedy series for Hulu. The good guys don’t always win. For guys like Howard the Duck, they’re born to lose. Long ago, in a time before internet click-bait and listicles, the name Steve Gerber was … Read More
Bagged and Bored Takes You to Monster School: 10 films to Watch in Anticipation of Godzilla: King of the Monsters
By Eli LaChance I know, I know. This is a comic book blog, why on Earth are we discussing Godzilla? Rather than point you in the direction of the long tradition of Godzilla comics dating back to the monster’s 70s Marvel romp, through his 90s Darkhorse basketball game, up to his modern IDW tenure; I … Read More
By Eli LaChance The folks at Apotheosis Comics and Lounge tried to sugar-coat it. They told me she was happy; that she went to a farm to live with the other canine-like mutants that she’d be better off there but folks, it was a lie. As of Uncanny X-men #16, the mutant known as Wolfsbane … Read More
LINK TO FACEBOOK EVENT South Grand comics shop to feature book giveaways live local music, a meet-and-greet with Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse concept artist, co-creator of Manifest Destiny and more St. Louis, MO (April 17, 2019) – Apotheosis Comics & Lounge is going all out for Free Comic Book Day. On Saturday, May 4, visit … Read More
By Eli LaChance Last time we covered nearly 50 years of Carol Danvers leading up to the modern version of the character in 2012. If you missed that post, you can find it here. With the movie breaking box office records, we’re back to finish what we started and look at the second genesis of … Read More
New this Week: The Walking Dead #190, Star Wars #64, Paper Girls #27, Justice League #21, Captain America #9, and Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider #7.
New this Week: Detective Comics #1000, The Flash #67, Wonder Woman #67, The Amazing Spider-Man #18, Heroes in Crisis #7, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #30, and Shazam! #4.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, Oregon’s Gigantic Brewing, and Dark Horse Comics are teaming up to create 666 cases of Hellboy beer. And – we ordered two cases! Gigantic Brewing’s first Hellboy beer, featuring maple syrup and pancake profile, will be released ahead on Saturday, March 23, 2019, when comic … Read More