Saturday May 7th is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. We will be having a huge in-store sale, our annual sidewalk sale which will include 1000's of $1 comics and we will be giving away 1000's of free comics. Be sure to stop by for the best deals in the city that day.
Past Events and Signings:
Just a reminder Saturday July 18th is Summerfest in Nob Hill. We will be open late, there will be tons of food, fun and entertainment thru out the neighborhood and we will be running huge sales all day. Hope to see you there
May 2nd FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!! It's that time again and we will be putting on a HUGE event like always. Besides 1000s of free comics (Limit 3 per person) we will be have a huge in-store sale and our annual sidewalk sale. We will open at 10 am so come early for the best selections!
We will also be hosting Comic Crusaders of NM and Princess Unicorn. These are some of the best cosplayers around and they will be here to greet fans and take pictures! We are expecting a big turn out and there may be a little wait to get in the shop but we promise you it will be worth it. See you then!
Our Annual Sleeping Bag Drive is going on now. See the News section for more details!!
November 28th Black Friday
November 29th Small Business Saturday
December 4th Nob Hill Holiday Shop & Stroll
December 6th Nob Hill Twinkle Light Holiday Parade
We will be participating in all these events and will have one day only specials thru out the store. Be sure to stop by and check them out!!
Saturday October 25th Comic Fest
May 3rd Free Comic Book Day
November 2nd.....Santa Fe Artist Turner Mark Jacobs will be here siging copies of his classic Western graphic novel!! Be sure to stop by and meet him!
October 26th......ComicFest! Thats right Comicfest is takng place again this year. What is it? WHy its basically Free Comic Book Day in October!! Along with tons of free comics created especially for this world wide event we will be having huge in-store sales and a costume contest!!!! Last years event was a huge success, help us make this years bigger and better!!!
October 12th......"All Those Eyes" The Art of Adam Padilla will be our first art show at The Annex (our gaming space next door). Starting at 7pm, Adam will be showing his art before he returns to LA. Dont miss this chance to check out this talented artist before he's gone back to Cali!! He will be on hand to greet fans, talk about art, and of course there will be artwork both for viewing and for sale!! More info as the event gets close. Keep your eyes peeled as we have more great art shows planned for The Annex in the coming months as well.
This Saturday May 4th is Free Comic Book Day!!!! We will kick off with free books as well as our annual sidewalk sale and huge instore sale at 11am. At Noon our signings with Tim Seeley and Aaron Campbell will start. Later in the day we will have our raffle and of course throughout the day we will have cosplayers dressed as your favorite characters hanging out as well. Dont miss it!!!!
March 30th...we have 2 very exciting events planned......First up is meet Bryan Glass of Image Comics Mice Templar!! We will be having The Release Party for the new series Legend!! Pick up a copy 5 days before release and meet the creator!!!!! Its gonna be a fun afternoon..BUT WAIT theres more.....It is also International Tabletop Day. We will be have game demos in The Annex and showing off some of the latest and greatest games so be sure to come by and check them out!!! Signing starts at Noon and gaming at 1pm!!
Ongoing: "The Annex" which for those of you who dont know is our gaming space next door to our shop is open. Friday night is Heroclix night and we are working on setting up some other game nights and classes as well as other fun stuff. Be sure to check our Facebook page or check the schedule next time you are in the store. Also be sure to check out our ever growing gaming selection featuring Warhammer, D&D, Pathfinder, Heroclix, Munchkin, Dominion and more. We also have a huge selection of Reaper Minis as well. So come get your game on at Astro-Zombies.
Past Events and Signings....
March 2nd: come meet Brandon Scott Jensen of the comic Lunaria. He will be on hand to meet and greet ya as well as show off pre-release copies of issue #2. This is an up and coming book so be sure to check it out!
February 23rd: We will be holding our first "customs" class featuring Funko Pop Vinyl Figures. Want to learn to make your own figure or want to see how its done? Then come on by! The class is $10 to cover the cost of the figure and its first come first serve so sign up now! We will supply everything else you will need. The fun starts at 1pm. Dont be late!
Past Events and Signings....
January 31st @ 6pm A Night of opening games for Warhammer 40K! Be sure to stop by and check it out. We will be next door in our new Gaming Annex. Hope to see you there!!!
January 26th 2013..Jim McCann of Image Comics "Mind The Gap" will be here starting at noon. He will be signing books and greeting fans so be sure to stop by and say hi. If you havent checked "Mind The Gap" out yet be sure to check it out next time youre in the store!!
January 11th 2013 meet Kevin LePorte and Amanda Rachels. The recently worked on a book called "Clown Town" and Amanda also did a graphic novel called "The Book for Arcana. they will be here from 4-6 that day so be sure to stop by.
January 12th 2013 be sure to stop in and meet the twins behind Declan and Chang. John and Matt Yuan will be here starting at noon gretting fans old and new and signing copies of their comics (you MAY recognize them from something else too but we're a comic shop so lets focus!!). This is gonna be a lot of fun so be sure to stop by!
Our 4th annual Sleeping Bag Drive is going on now. Help out the homeless community in our area by donating, new, cold weather adult sleeping bags. Each bag gets you entered into a raffle to win some fabulous prizes donated by Turtle Mountain Brew Pub, Annapurna Vegetarian Cafe, Masks Y Mas, and Astro-Zombies. Winners will be chosen on X-Mas Eve and after we close that night the staff will distribute the bags to those in need.
This Saturday, November 10th from 12-6pm stop by and meet Jeffrey Brown. He will be here signing copies of his lates book Darth Vader & Son. Dont miss this chance to meet one of the coolest people in indy comics!!!
And the following Saturday November 17th stop by to see Andy Kuhn. He will be signing copies of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and talking comics and the rock music with his fans!
Sept 8th.....Arwen Donahue will be here signing her Xeric Award winning book "Old Man Gloom"
Sept 15th..... S. Steven Struble returns and is bringing Sina Grace (Editor of Walking Dead too!!) with him.They will be here signing copies of our Exclusive Cover to Lil Depressed Boy issue # 12. Hope to see you there.
Now Thru the end of June 2012:
We have teamed up with IDW Publishing to bring you THE CONTEST of the YEAR!!! Draw a full color picture of the outside of our store featuring our COMIC sign and either our name from the front angle or our oval logo from the side angle and all 4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. At the end of June we will pick a winner and that persons art will be used as a FULL COLOR COVER for an upcoming Astro-Zombies Exclusive issue of TMNT. Dont miss this great chance to get your foot in the door of the comic industry. Call or email for more details and good luck!!!.
Past Events & Signings...
May 25th 2012
May 5th 2012:
Once again the first Saturday in May is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. We will be giving away free comics all day as well as have HUGE sales thru-out the store. Couple that with a TRIPLE SIGNING!!! Featuring Aaron Campbell (The Dark Shadow) Matt Frank (Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters) & S. Steven Struble (Lil Depressed Boy) this is not to be missed.
April 3rd 2012:
Starting at 6pm that night we will be having an X-men vs Avengers event. There will be 2 variant covers of the new comic available as well as a huge Marvel sale that night. Dont miss out on all the fun. Who will win the ultimate battle of the Marvel Universe? Find out and have a blast with all of us at Astro-Zombies that night.
December 15th 2011:
Sleeping bag drive is still going on. Please consider donation. More prizes have been donated by Square Root Salon, Bailey's on the Beach,Aqui Nob Hill, and The Magic & Juggling Shop.
Our Annual Holiday Sleeping Bag drive is underway. For every New, Cold Weather Sleeping Bag you donate you will get one entry into a raffle. The Winners will be picked on X-Mas Eve and you do not need to be present to win. This years prizes are donated by Astro-Zombies, Masks Y Mas, Cold Stone Creamery, Zumiez and More. Take the time to help out those in need this holiday season and get a chance to win some great prizes!!!
Nov 25 & 26
2 days of Huge sales for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Be sure to stop by both days as we will have different sales each day
July 16th, 2011
On Saturday July 16th from 1-6pm be sure to come by and meet S Steven Struble, the creator of Lil Depressed Boy. He will be signing coopies of his books and talking with his fans. Be sure to stop by and say hi. If you haven't checked it out yet the Lil Depressed Boy TP is out on Image and is a MUST READ!!!!
April 26, 2011..This Saturday, April 30th we will have comic artist Matt Frank here for a signing. He did the Astro-Zombies Exclusive cover for Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters #1. Stop by and meet the man behind the art. And dont forget to mark your calendars.....May 7th is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!!
December 2nd from 5-10 PM will be the annual Hob Hill Shop & Stroll. All of the stores in the neighborhood will be open late and we will be having a huge evening of fun and great sales. Be sure to stop by and check it out!!!
Nov 19th from 6-9pm be sure to stop by for The Mighty Marvel Swap Meet!! We will be open late to host a HUGE event featuring tons of sales on Marvel items thru-out the store including a HUGE selection of 50% off Hardcovers. There will also be a costume contest and door prize so dont miss it!!!!
Sept 18th- Stan Sakai
March 27th 2010-Robert Atkins (pics coming soon)
March 20th 2010-Ben Templesmith (pics coming soon)
January 9th 2010 - Captain Spaulding Sid Haig In-Store signing (pics coming soon)
Dec 3rd 2009 Nob Hill Holiday Shop & Stroll
Sept 26, 2009 - David WIlliams, Andy Kuhn, And Southern Earth Industries In Store Signing (Click Here)