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Crossed #25 Individual Issue Sell Outs, Boxed Set Update

Crossed #25 Individual Issue Sell Outs, Boxed Set Update

Horror comic book readers are celebrating the triumphant return of Garth Ennis to the grim world he created in Crossed: Badlands #25. The issue marks the landmark first year of the bi-weekly series, which gives high profile creators an opportunity to step into what many are calling “the most extreme survival horror story being told.”… Continue Reading

C-Day Party Locations Today

C-Day Party Locations Today

Looking for a crazy party?  Join the legions of Crossed fans on Wednesday 3/13 as they descend upon comic shops for the second annual C-Day celebrating Garth Ennis’ bloody series.  These comic shops will be having parties, cosplay contests, and special events at their locations.  Stop in and join the madness.  Take pics and share… Continue Reading

Announcing the Winners of the Crossed C-Day Retailer Contest

Announcing the Winners of the Crossed C-Day Retailer Contest

Today, we’re happy to announce the three winners of the Crossed Retailer Contest, sponsored by Avatar Press and Bleeding Cool. We’re also pleased to announce that all retailers that submitted C-Day post-event contributions will receive a special prize, in gratitude for their awesome efforts. A little background, and then we’ll have our drum roll to… Continue Reading

The Crossed Tried to Skin Black Cat Comics on C-Day

The Crossed Tried to Skin Black Cat Comics on C-Day

Mining booms, the Mormon faith, and the first transcontinental railroad brought people to Salt Lake City, the “Crossroads of the West”… but it’s the Crossed that would bring those people to their knees.  War had come to Utah before, but never so violent and brutal as a plague of insanity and murder.  Just look at… Continue Reading

The Crossed Weren’t Just Slashing Prices at DCBS on C-Day

The Crossed Weren’t Just Slashing Prices at DCBS on C-Day

Did you know that Indiana is known as the “Crossroads of America”? It’s true. Indiana has more square miles of interstate highways than any other state in the country. And here at Avatar, we think the state’s nickname would draw the Crossed eagerly to triumphantly lay claim to their namesake. You’d think that Discount Comic… Continue Reading

The Crossed Tried to Gauge Out a Third Eye on C-Day

The Crossed Tried to Gauge Out a Third Eye on C-Day

A fate worse than death came to Third Eye Comics… namely, an actual, live (and Crossed) Avatar staffer! Keith Davidsen, Director of Sales and Marketing for Avatar Press, joined the good folks at Third Eye for the C-Day celebration! “Annapolis, MD, is a favorite haunt of mine, so I volunteered to get decked out in… Continue Reading

A Bloody Good C-Day at OK Comics

A Bloody Good C-Day at OK Comics

So, when Garth Ennis and Si Spurrier came up with their nefarious plans for unleashing Crossed Hell on Earth, they turned their attentions toward the United Kingdom… and OK Comics in Leeds couldn’t be happier! Jared Myland, owner of OK Comics, reflects on his C-Day celebration: “We threw everything at it, promoting the freebies, setting… Continue Reading

Crossed Robot Smashes Dartmouth: Giant Robot Comics on C-Day

Crossed Robot Smashes Dartmouth: Giant Robot Comics on C-Day

We weren’t quite sure how the Crossed infection would affect technological lifeforms.  Honestly, it just hadn’t come up… until C-Day.  See, that’s when the plague hit Giant Robot Comics in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.  As you can tell from their store logo, they happen to have a honkin’ huge metal monster ready to stomp entire cities,… Continue Reading

Si Spurrier Joined the C-Day Fun at Orbital Comics

Si Spurrier Joined the C-Day Fun at Orbital Comics

The Crossed plague had largely been represented to comic fans as a purely American phenomenon, until recently. Only with the launch of Crossed: Badlands and the weekly webcomic, Crossed: Wish You Were Here, have we begun to glimpse the terror that struck the United Kingdom. And here, we see even more terrifying visions, as the… Continue Reading

The Crossed Live to Serve: C-Day at Pittsburgh Comics

The Crossed Live to Serve: C-Day at Pittsburgh Comics

Pittsburgh Comics can be found in McMurray, Pennsylvania. You know what else you can find there? Service with a smile… a big, wide, gleefully grinning smile. Colin McMahon, store owner and stalwart Crossed promoter, says, “The masks freaked people out quite nicely. I changed my store’s Facebook avatar to a picture of me wearing the… Continue Reading