“The Mercury”, Portland Oregon’s weekly alternative newspaper, is in the midst of their Annual Charity auction and bidding just started on this smoking comic book lot! Two Portland comic shops, Bridge City Comics and Things from Another World, threw some awesome books in the stack as well as publisher donations from Fantagraphics and Top Shelf. Portland based indie comic powerhouse publisher Oni Press sweetened the pot by adding an entire year on their companies comp list!
LET THE BIDDING BEGIN!
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Get all of your graphic novel needs for 2010 taken care of in one fell swoop! Local comics publisher Oni Press (onipress.com)â€”the geniuses whoâ€™ve brought us comics like Wasteland and the Scott Pilgrim seriesâ€”have donated a spot on their comp list, meaning the winner of this auction will get copies of every book Oni publishes next year! Youâ€™ll also get selected comics from artsy comics publisher Fantagraphics , including books like Peter Baggeâ€™s Buddy Does Seattle and a hardcover copy of Joe Saccoâ€™s Palestine. Plus youâ€™ll get a collected edition of Jeff Lemireâ€™s beloved Essex County trilogy from local publisher Top Shelf! Plus youâ€™ll get a stack of books from two of Portlandâ€™s best comic shops: Bridge City Comics (3725 NE Mississippi), including books like The Mirror of Love by Alan Moore and JosÃ© Villarrubia and The Goon Fancy Pants Edition Volume 2 by Eric Powell, and Floating World Comics (20 NW 5th, Ste 101), including books like David Mackâ€™s Kabuki: The Alchemy, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbonsâ€™ Watchmen, and issues of The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror and Criminal)! Those kazillion books will make the shelves in your nerd-lair mighty impressiveâ€”and weâ€™ll help you tie the room together by giving the winner a photograph of Starbuck from Battlestar Galactica, autographed by actress Katee Sackhoff!