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Black Friday Savings Are Back at Things From Another World

Synchronize your watches! The savings are coming back to Things From Another World with our annual Black Friday Sale. Start your geeky holiday shopping early with a Biff Bang Pow! You won’t believe the awesome deals we have for you this year.

Online Sale at


We are kicking off our popular progressive sale on November 20th with 50% savings on thousands of comics, graphic novels, statues, toys, and other collectibles. On November 24th, the discount will increase to 60% on remaining sale items.  The savings will culminate on Black Friday, November 27th, with 70% off and two waves of doorbusters–one at midnight and one at noon. Cyber Monday, November 30th, we’ll hit you with three more waves of awesome deals to end the sale!

Plus, during our Black Friday Sale, you will get free domestic shipping on all in-stock orders containing $45 or more of comics and graphic novels!

While the savings will increase as the sale continues, don’t wait to place your order–stock is limited, and someone else will steal these deals out from under you if you don’t act fast.

Be sure to shop our incredible Black Friday Sale at, starting on Friday, November 20th and continuing through Cyber Monday, November 30th.

Be sure to RSVP on Facebook so you’ll get a reminder you about the event!

Oregon Store Locations:


Sale Preview Event for Box Customers
Before our stores open on Black Friday, November 27th, we are holding a special VIP event for our subscription box customers. This event is by invitation only. Be sure to empty your subscription box in November to get the invitation.

Savings Begin Early
We are opening our doors early at 9 a.m. on Black Friday to make sure you have plenty of time to save 20-80% on most products throughout the store! (Savings don’t apply to statues, collectibles or other non-discountable items. Deals and stock differ from store to store and online at These deals begin on Friday, November 27th, and continue while supplies last through Sunday, November 29th.

Doorbuster Deals Starting at Just $4.99
If you are looking for even bigger savings, check out our selection of doorbuster deals and manager’s specials. Whether you are a fan of Star Wars, Batman, Spider-Man, or classic Dark Horse/Marvel/DC tales, we’ve got a deal just for you! But be sure to get to the store early because these savings are only good while supplies last.

Be sure to stop by your local Things from Another World to shop our incredible Black Friday Sale, starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, November 27th and continuing through Sunday, November 29th.

Be sure to RSVP on Facebook so you’ll get a reminder you about the event!

Unless you have a DeLorean, you won’t have a second chance to get these deals!

TFAW Bucks Are Back!


Want free money to spend in TFAW Store? Free Comic Book Day is May 2, and to make it even more exciting we are bringing back TFAW Bucks!

How can you earn TFAW Bucks? Shop at Portland, Beaverton, or Milwaukie TFAW stores all April long, and for every $10 you spend, you’ll receive one TFAW Buck. The more money you spend, the more TFAW Bucks you get!

How can you redeem TFAW Bucks? Bring them back to our Oregon TFAW stores on Free Comic Book Day and match them with your own money to save on anything in the store!

Remember, Free Comic Book Day is the only day you can redeem your TFAW Bucks, get up to 10 free comics (while supplies last), meet your favorite comic book creators, and save 20% on almost everything in the store!

Are you getting pumped for Free Comic Book Day? See what awesome events and deals we’ve got planned for you, and tell us what you are most excited about in the comments below!

Get Ready for Free Comic Book Day at Things From Another World


Things From Another World will open early at 9 am on Saturday, May 2 for Free Comic Book Day, an incredibly popular, family-friendly event! We’ve got so many exciting events and deals planned that it’s impossible to list them all, but here is a taste of what to expect from Free Comic Book Day at TFAW stores:
•    up to 10 special free comics from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and more (while supplies last)
•    autographs from your favorite comic book creators
•    coloring contest for kids, judged by Ron Chan (Plants Vs. Zombies, The Guild, Husbands)

But wait, there’s more!  Only on Free Comic Book Day, save 20% on almost everything in the store, get an additional 5% off if you are a box customer, and shop our $2 and $5 doorbuster deals.

End the day right, and join us at the Portland TFAW store from 7 to 10 pm for free food—including burgers, hot dogs, and veggie options—and beer (for those 21+).

However, you’ll want to shop at TFAW all April long, because we’re bringing back TFAW Bucks! It’s simple—for every $10 you spend, you’ll receive one TFAW Buck. Bring them back to TFAW on May 2 and match them with your own money to save on anything in the store (see store manager for details)!

“Free Comic Book Day has grown each year until it’s become something of a national celebration,” said Things From Another World founder and president Mike Richardson. “What better way to celebrate than to visit Things from Another World and spend a fun and comics filled day that the entire family can enjoy.”

Here is our full Free Comic Book Day signing schedule:

Portland TFAW

10:00 am-12:00 pm
•    Ron Chan (Plants Vs. Zombies, The Guild, Husbands)
•    Cat Farris (Emily and the Strangers, Sixth Gun: Dust To Dust, The Last Diplomat)

12:30-2:30 pm
•    Paul Tobin (Bandette, Colder, Plants Vs. Zombies)
•    Colleen Coover (Bandette, Gingerbread Girl, X-Men: First Class)

3:00-5:00 pm
•    Mike Richardson (47 Ronin, Deep Gravity, Father’s Day)

4:30-6:30 pm
•    Shannon Wheeler (Too Much Coffee Man)

Beaverton TFAW

10:00 am-12:00 pm
•    Ibrahim Moustafa (High Crimes, The Pound)

12:30-2:30 pm
•    Christopher Sebela (High Crimes, Dead Letters, Escape From New York)
•    Jonathan Case (Before Tomorrowland, Batman ’66, Green River Killer)

Milwaukie TFAW

10:00 am-12:00 pm
•    Joëlle Jones  (Lady Killer, Helheim, Dr. Horrible)
•    Leia Weathington (The Legend of Bold Riley)

12:30-2:30 pm
•    David Walker (Shaft, Number 13, The Army of Doctor Moreau)

3:00-5:00 pm
•    Keith Tucker (Roger Rabbit, Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Animaniacs)

Make sure to mark your calendars and come out to your favorite TFAW store for all the family-friendly fun and great deals on Free Comic Book Day!

RSVP on our Facebook today:

Portland TFAW
Beaverton TFAW
Milwaukie TFAW

Things From Another World Landing in Seattle

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Mar 5 2015 at 9:43am

Posted in Events,Special Sales

Things from Another World at Emerald City Comicon Booth #302

Things From Another World is excited to announce that we will be exhibiting during Emerald City Comicon at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington from March 27th to 29th, 2015.

We are bringing an exciting selection of products with us, including new items that are not available for sale in our stores or online. As always, we are going to have a wide variety of graphic novels, statues, collectibles and more! Stop by booth #302 to save 50% on graphic novels and up to 50% on statues and collectibles. Regular Funko POP! Vinyl figures will be available for $10 each or 3 for just $27.

“TFAW is happy to be back at ECCC,” said TFAW Marketing Manager Elena Wellard. “We are looking forward to bringing out of this world deals to customers both old and new!”

Emerald City Comicon is the largest comic book and pop culture event in the Pacific Northwest. It has been rapidly growing since its inception in 2003 and is expected to draw 80,000 attendees this year. Special guests scheduled to appear include Stan Lee, Clark Gregg, Morena Baccarin, John Barrowman, Julie Benz, Charisma Carpenter, Patrick Warburton, and many others.

Our booth #302 is located just inside the entrance, so be sure to mark it as your first stop at the con to check out ECCC exclusive deals and have the best selection of graphic novels, statues, and collectibles!

11 Reasons Why You’ll Visit TFAW First for Black Friday Deals This Year

Black Friday Deals at TFAWWhat makes Things From Another World the ultimate source for geeky Black Friday Deals this year? We’re glad you asked.

Our Dark Nights of November Progressive Sale has been going on since 11/15, but things will hit a fever-pitch on Black Friday when the discount increases for the final time.

Starting Black Friday, you’ll save 60% on select graphic novels and a whopping 80% on comics and our highly regarded Nick & Dent products. We’ll also be adding hundreds of new sale items at 50% off and great doorbusters at incredible prices!

We’ve been pretty tight-lipped about our doorbuster deals — until now. These doorbusters will be on sale 11/29 – 12/2 while supplies last:

  • Massive 800-page Star Wars: Luke Skywalker Last Hope for the Galaxy HC — Retail Price: $99.95 Doorbuster Price: $20.00 (pictured here)
  • Star Wars: Darth Maul – Death Sentence TPB — Retail Price: $15.99 Doorbuster Price: $8.00
  • Astonishing X-Men Vol. 10 TPB– Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $8.00
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns TPB — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $10.00
  • The Walking Dead #115 Master Bundle — Retail Price: $32.89 Doorbuster Price: $21.99
  • Walking Dead Comic Series Governor Action Figure — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $12.00
  • Walking Dead Comic Series Penny Action Figure — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $12.00
  • Walking Dead Comic Series Glenn Action Figure — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $12.00
  • Walking Dead Comic Series Michonne’s Pet Action Figure — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $12.00
  • The Massive Vol. 1 TPB — Retail Price: $19.99 Doorbuster Price: $10.00
  • The Mask TPB — Retail Price: $14.95 Doorbuster Price: $6.00

So yeah, we have some pretty great deals in store for you this year. Make sure TFAW is your first stop this Black Friday. Remember, we have limited stock on these doorbusters, so once they’re gone, they’re gone — don’t let someone steal these deals from you.

Note: Product selection and prices specific to and may not be available at Things From Another World brick and mortar locations.

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Are you buying comics for your favorite people this year? Post your comments below!

Black Friday Deals and Dark Nights of November Sale at TFAW

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Nov 13 2013 at 1:45pm

Posted in General News,Special Sales

Get ready for the biggest sale of the year and amazing Black Friday Deals from Things From Another World! Our Dark Nights of November Progressive Sale begins this Friday at 12:01 am (PST) and continues through December 2. Starting this Friday, you’ll save 40-60% on thousands of comics, graphic novels, and more.

Watch the video below to learn more about the sale, and get a sneak peek at some of the Black Friday Deals and doorbusters we have planned.


Excited for this year’s progressive sale? Post your comments below!

Horror Month Interview: Scott Allie Talks Abe Sapien & More

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Oct 2 2013 at 11:51am

Posted in Interviews,Special Sales

As part of Horror Month this October, we’re interviewing the creators of comics’ best horror comics–and who better to kick things off than Dark Horse Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie? During his nearly 20 years at Dark Horse, he’s edited such notable horror comics as Hellboy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Criminal Macabre, and he’s currently co-writing the monthly Abe Sapien series with Mike Mignola.

We chatted with him about transitioning from an editor to writer, and what’s coming up next for Dark Horse’s horror line!

Abe Sapien Comics

Our thanks to Scott Allie for taking the time to answer all of our questions! Make sure to stop by our Horror Month Sale and save 25-50% on hundreds of horror comics, toys, and more.




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Unbelievable Products Now Available at

Two years ago, we made headlines when we were able to locate and procure Tauntaun Steaks. Sure, we sold out in a matter of minutes, but we’re told those steaks were out of this world.

This year, we challenged the TFAW Buyers to search for similarly hard-to-find products. They’ve answered the call, putting in massive amounts of overtime these past few months–traveling to exotic locales to find products that will completely change your life. Click on the images or links below to read more about these amazing finds!

You’ll Marvel at our Super Soldier Serum or Indestructible Adamantium Metal Alloy! (See what we did there?)

You’ll find inner peace when you schedule your next Anger Management Session with The Hulk!

Travel to distant planets with the use of our Certified Pre-Owned Tardis or inspire fear throughout the galaxy with the Yellow Lantern Ring!

Help give a rescued Direwolf Cub a good home!

Certified Pre-Owned TardisAnger Management Session with The HulkDirewolf CubSuper Soldier SerumYellow Lantern Ring with Yellow BatteryIndestructible Adamantium Metal Alloy

These products are only available while supplies last, so make sure you order yours today! Be sure to use the facebook and twitter buttons above to prove to your friends that you’re so much cooler than they are. 😉

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Save 40% on DC New 52 Second Wave #1 Issues at

DC took the comic book industry by storm in September 2011 with The New 52, when they relaunched their entire line of books with #1 issues. In May, they’ll be launching six new series with The New 52 Second Wave!
Batman Incorporated #1Earth Two #1Worlds Finest #1Ravagers #1Dial H #1GI Combat #1

If you were to buy all six #1 issues at retail price, you’d shell out about $20. If you order at TFAW by 3/31, those issues will cost you just $11.94 as part of our Second Wave offer. That’s 40% off all six #1 issues. There’s no better way to try out these new books!


Don’t forget about the ongoing adventures of your favorite DC superheroes. Many of DC’s New 52 series have new creative teams and are starting new story arcs. It’s a great time to start reading these blockbuster series.




Which series are you excited to begin? Are you picking up all the Second Wave #1 issues? Let us know below.

Comic Book Reviews: Fantastic Four #600, Milk and Cheese & More

New Reviews of Comics and More!

We’re back with our weekly comic book reviews! This week, we review Fantastic Four #600, Batman: The Dark Knight #3, Milk and Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad HC, and the Blackest Night Action Figure Box Set, plus we share more details from our upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals!

Check out our video below. MILD SPOILER ALERT! We’ll avoid any big spoilers, but we will give out a few details as we go. So were these comics and items Box-Worthy, Fence-Worthy, or NOT Worthy? Listen to our opinions and then post your own below.

Milk and Cheese: Dairy Products Gone Bad




What did you think of these titles? What should we review next week? Post your comments below!