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November Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Wytches #1 review at TFAW.comIt’s that time again! Every month, our customers submit hundreds of product reviews that help others determine how great (or not-so-hot) certain comics, graphic novels, and other collectibles are. We took a look at the reviews that were submitted in November and are awarding $25 gift certificates as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. And the winners are (insert drum roll here):

Our first contest winner is John in Phoenix, AZ! John wrote a review for Scott Snyder’s tale of unimaginable horror, Wytches #1 caught our eye:

Great first issue. Had the creepiness factor I was looking for and left me excited for the next issue. What I really appreciated most was the piece Scott Snyder wrote for the back of the issue sharing his inspiration for the book. More creepiness!

Batman Black & White Harley Quinn Statue review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Michael from Walnut, CA. He had this to say about the Batman Black & White Harley Quinn Statue:

I have been a Harley Quinn fan and collector since she was first created. This Bruce Timm inspired statue is wonderful and am proud to have it in my collection. It is high quality and very attractive. I recommend it.

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows review at TFAW.comLast but not least, David from Savannah, GA dropped by to share his thoughts about the new Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows HC:

A very interesting tale that takes another perspective easily overlooked, the view point of clone who once served the Jedi and now acts as a stormtrooper for the Empire. It also presets an interesting viewpoint on observing Vader from a secondary source of someone who grows to respect Vader. I feel like the comic lacked something that could’ve sealed the deal for full 5 stars but definitely worth the read.

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


September Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Silent Hill Downpour Annes Story #1 review at TFAW.comEvery month, our customers submit hundreds of product reviews that help others determine how great (or not-so-hot) certain comics, graphic novels, and other collectibles are. We took a look at the reviews that were submitted in September and are awarding $25 gift certificates as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. And the winners are (insert drum roll here):

Our first contest winner is Erin in Delaware! Erin wrote a review for Silent Hill Downpour Annes Story #1 caught our eye:

This is a very encouraging start. Anne’s Story features the jaw-dropping imagery Silent Hill fans love, with excellently done flashbacks and good hints at symbolism to come. Anne is a fascinating character in her own right and, thankfully, the book doesn’t allow more familiar characters to steal the stage.

The Strain Volume 1 HC review at TFAW.comOur second winner is John from Knoxville, TN. He had this to say about The Strain Volume 1 HC:

This is the greatest vampire story of our time. Gone are the days of the vampires that turn to diamonds in the light, and have a horrible urge to hang around teen girls. The Strain puts the fear of vampires back into people’s hearts. They’re ugly, loathsome beasts again and it’s amazing. Much praise to Guillermo Del Toro for his beautifully scary story.

Grayson #1 review at TFAW.comLast but not least, James from Leavenworth , KS dropped by to share his thoughts about the new Grayson series:

I’ve never read any of the Nightwing comics but was interested to find out where this story would lead after Justice League Forever Evil. I am very pleased with this new storyline, and I’m excited to see where it leads. A must read.

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


July Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein HC review at TFAW.comEvery month, our customers submit hundreds of product reviews that help others determine how great (or flat-out bad) certain comics, graphic novels, and other collectibles are. We took a look at the reviews that were submitted in July and are awarding $25 gift certificates as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. And the winners are (insert drum roll here):

Joe from East Northport, NY penned a couple really great reviews last month — his review for Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein HC caught our eye:

Great art in this beautiful hardcover. I have it as a coffee table book and company always has something to say and will take a look, mostly they all love it. Great classic story and the artwork to go along with it is amazing.

MPH #1 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is David from Nortonville, KS. He had this to say about Mark Millar’s newest book, MPH #1:

A nifty take on the super-speed power that takes place in a universe where no one can oppose it, supposedly. Well written, great art, an overall excellent read. Not an over-the-top book like Kick-Ass or Wanted though, at least by issue 2.

I am a huge fan of Millar’s work and while this isn’t his craziest story, it’s quite well written with characters you can relate to (or at least empathize with). The characters are believable with a relatable the-ends-justify-the-means mentality of the main character. I wouldn’t condone it, I’m just saying I can see parallels in the world we live in today. People feeling their only option out of a bad situation is through some sort of crime, but in the end a desire to just get out, go straight, and leave their bad start behind.

Marvel Grab Bag graphic novel review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Gabe from South Australia dropped by to share his thoughts about our $3 Marvel Grab Bag Graphic Novels:

Wow! I ordered and received 3 graphic novels: Young Avengers Presents: Young Avengers, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Volume 2 and Iron Man: I Am Iron Man. I’m astonished that I got these wonderful collections at the price I did considering the condition that they’re in. The ones I received look no worse than the ones I’ve seen in stores before (one of them had a fold in one page…that’s honestly it though). I’m almost certainly going to purchase more of these considering the price. Thanks so much for these fun surprises!!!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


June Product Review Contest Winners Announced

FF #8 review at TFAW.comYou guys have once again out done yourselves by sending in so many wonderful product reviews to choose from last month, it was nigh impossible to pick just three of you for this month’s picks. However, after reading through the hundreds and hundreds of great reviews, we have hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll find out who won from June’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

Paco from Tucson, AZ stopped by with his five star review of Matt Fraction and Mike Allred’s FF #8 from Marvel Comics:

To quote text from a word balloon on page four of issue #8: “Wow. Never a dull moment with those guys.” — Those guys, of course, being Antman, Medusa, She-Hulk and Ms. Thing. And there IS never a dull moment in this fun and subtly 1970s-infused comic book that manages to sneak in a serious blast from the distant pop culture past with the line, Thing rings, do your thing! Fun times.

Superior Spider-Man #31 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Ash from Houston, TX. He had this to say about the Wicked & Divine #1:

I first picked out this book because the cover looked interesting, but I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. It definitely opens the door for some interesting stories to be told, and although the story in this issue is a bit predictable, the way the writers tell it makes me excited for future issues.

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #17 review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Kevin from Golden, CO wrote a review for Strain – The Fall Part 1 Volume 3 TPB that we had to share:

Great item excited for the next one. The rest of the story is also awesome. It also follows the books pretty well. I read the books before I got the graphic novels and I enjoyed them very much. Vol. 3 is just as good as Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. If you have these you must get Vol. 3. The color, drawings, and lettering is very good. Also, the story moves along at a great pace. Very well worth having. Get it and enjoy!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


Gabriel Bá Donates New Umbrella Academy Piece to CBLDF

Eisner Award-winning artist Gabriel Bá has joined TFAW and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund to support the First Amendment rights of the comics community. He’s created an incredible Umbrella Academy piece to donate to the CBLDF’s auction at San Diego Comic-Con this July — and you can see it here for the first time exclusively on the TFAW blog!

Check out his amazing piece, featuring Spaceboy from Bá’s Eisner Award-winning series with Gerard Way:

Gabriel Ba's Umbrella Academy Art for the CBLDF

As a thank-you for his donation, TFAW is creating high-end 11″ x 17″ art prints on a silk-finish, heavy cover stock: a limited print run of just 300! If you’re interested in getting one of these prints, please contact the artist directly.

Since 2009, Things From Another World has been a proud supporter of the CBLDF’s SDCC auction, helping to raise more than $100,000 to help defend free speech for comic book fans, creators, retailers, and more.

To see more of the incredible original art that will be available for auction at SDCC this year, visit our SDCC 2014 auction page now!

VISIT OUR CBLDF SDCC 2014 AUCTION PAGE

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE CBLDF

Are you excited to see more Umbrella Academy art? Will you attend this year’s auction? Post your comments below!


May Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Empowered Special: Internal Medicine review at TFAW.comNo two reviews are the same! You guys have once again outdone yourselves by sending in so many spectacular product reviews to choose from last month! Picking just three of you for this month’s winners was as hard as picking the original Multiple Man out of a whole group of dupes. However, after reading through the hundreds and hundreds of uncanny reviews, we have hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll find out who won from May’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

David from Philadelphia, PA stopped by with his five star review of superstar writer Adam Warren’s Empowered Special: Internal Medicine from Dark Horse Comics:

Empowered one-off while awaiting the trades. Don’t let the dessert cart of cheesecake fool you – Warren always spins a rich, interwoven story peppered with character, humor, and hyperbole courtesy of the Caged Demonwolf. While not my favorite of the one-offs–the ending teaser forces my hand to a “5.” ’nuff said.

Superior Spider-Man #31 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Kenneth from Flushing, NY. He had this to say about the Superior Spider-Man #31:

The look on the Green Goblins face when he realizes that it is actually Peter Parker he is fighting, not Doc Ock is priceless. Some readers had problems with the art in the second half of the book, but I am fine with it. When Spider-Man confronts J. Jonah Jameson at the end if the book, it is very moving and memorable. It made this series finally truly “superior.”

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #17 review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Jeremy from Middletown, RI wrote a review for My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #17 that we had to share:

The MLP comic series continues to delight and inspire. These are the first comics that I have ever read and I am hooked forever by this point. They have even spurred me to start buying comics and graphic novels from other series and genres. I’m proud to say that I’m a comic book guy now.

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


April Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Tomb Raider #1 review at TFAW.comWith great customers, come great reviews! You guys have once again outdone yourselves by sending in so many spectacular product reviews to choose from last month! Picking just three of you for this month’s winners was as hard as saying, “Peter Parker picked a peck of pickled peppers,” five times fast. However, after reading through the hundreds and hundreds of amazing reviews, we have hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll find out who won from April’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

Nathan from Huntsville, AL stopped by with his four star review of superstar writer Gail Simone’s Tomb Raider #1 from Dark Horse Comics:

A very nice tie in to last year’s Tomb Raider game. My only gripe is that the art does not fit Tomb Raider, imo. If you are a fan of the series then consider picking this up! I can’t wait to see how it will lead into the next game!

Inhuman #1 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Randall from Union City, TN. He had this to say about the Inhuman #1:

I have been trimming my pulls lately, just spening too much money on comics, and this was one I had decided to drop… until I read it! Awesome first issue, imo! What intrigued me to begin with, the mists and birth of new super-powered characters, is exactly what I got in this issue. I have a feeling, if it continues on the path it seems to be on, it may very well be one of my favorite titles…

Guardians Of Galaxy TPB Vol. 01 Cosmic Avengers review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Marvin from El Paso, TX wrote a review for “Guardians of the Galaxy: TPB Vol. 1 that we had to share:

I never knew about the Guardians until the movie was coming out. So, I bought this collection to catch up and found it to be an excellent GN. Even my little girl loves it. For anyone new to the Guardians universe, this is a must read!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


March Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Manifest Destiny #1 review at TFAW.comBy the old gods and the new! You guys have once again outdone yourselves by sending in so many epic product reviews to choose from last month, it was as difficult as scaling the walls of Castle Black to pick just three of you for this month’s winners. However, after reading through the hundreds and hundreds of great reviews, we have hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll find out who won from March’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

Casey from Warrenton, OR stopped by with her five star review of Manifest Destiny #1:

As an Oregonian, I love the idea of this comic; but any American could; and so could any human being. The art is excellent. What’s to come to this adventure is mysterious, and wrought with anticipation. I have read issues #2 & 3, and it gets bigger and better and more fun–and still with that mysterious feeling, leaving you anxious for what’s to come.

Saga #18 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Skylar from Poquoson, VA. He had this to say about the Saga #18:

Epic conclusion to this arc! I have fallen in love with the art of Fiona Staples and the writing of Brian K. Vaughan! I’ve especially been enjoying the letter column from Brian K. Vaughan every month and I’ll miss it along with the story while they’re on their hiatus. Can’t wait to continue reading their work!

The Star Wars #3 review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Bobby from Hammond, IN wrote a review for the for Dark Horse Comics’ The Star Wars #3 that we had to share:

If you’re a fan of Star Wars you need to read these comics! It’s great to see what the original script would look like and what a different but amazing film it would have been. I love it!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


February Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Hawkeye #14 review at TFAW.comSweet Christmas! You guys have once again out done yourselves by sending in so many wonderful product reviews to choose from last month, it was nigh impossible to pick just three of you for this month’s picks. However, after reading through the hundreds and hundreds of great reviews, we have hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll find out who won from February’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

Marina from Quail Valley, Ca stopped by with her five star review of Hawkeye #14:

Hawkeye #14 follows the ongoing pattern with Fraction’s run, the writing is witty and expressive in a way suitable to the character. In this issue, we follow what happens to Kate in California- and we see what it really means to be a super hero sleuth. The art and writing correspond perfectly to her viewpoint and, to say without spoilers, it was an amazing issue overall.

Elfquest: The Final Quest #1 review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Candice from Carmi, IL. She had this to say about the Elfquest: The Final Quest #1:

Been a fan since I was 13 yrs and it a very exceptional book in my opinion. It has a little bit of everything. I love to escape into the world of Elfquest; a vacation from the real world if you will. Can’t wait to see what happens next!

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Vol. 1 TPB - Force Storm review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Chris from Campbellford, ON wrote a review for the for Dark Horse Comics’ Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Vol. 1 TPB – Force Storm that we had to share:

This graphic novel captivates its reader with its awesome art work and in depth descriptions of emotions and scenes. I am very happy to have bought this book and will continue to follow the series with great intent. If you have not read this series but are a star wars fan old or new it will not let you down highly suggest this!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!


January Product Review Contest Winners Announced

Empowered Deluxe Edition Volume 1 HC review at TFAW.comHope you all are having a great new year so far! With so many amazing product reviews to choose from last month, it was nearly impossible to narrow the field down for this month’s picks. However, we’ve sifted through the hundreds and hundreds of great reviews and hand picked three of our favorites as part of our monthly Product Review Contest. Below, you’ll see who won from January’s Product Reviews. $25 TFAW gift certificates are on the way to the folks who posted them.

Michael from Central Point, OR stopped by with his five star review of Dark Horse Comics’s Goon Volume 6: Chinatown HC:

For those of us who’ve been asleep for the past 7 years, The Goon: Chinatown is awesome. You finally get a back story on Goon!! Fantastic & powerful. For your best deal though, buy only from TFAW!!! Nobody beats their service, products or prices! Thanks TFAW Staff, and Happy New Year.

Sandman Overture #1 (of 6) (Cover B) review at TFAW.comOur second winner is Christopher from Pasadena, CA. He had this to say about the Sandman Overture #1:

Been a while since I’ve read Sandman, but with this new series it seems like it’s been only a moment. This story is what I expected from Mr. Gaiman but somehow also new in ways I didn’t expect. The artwork is simply amazing and I would have expected the combination of art and prose to be included in books costing much more! All around it’s a superb effort and I’m definitely looking forward to the next offering!

Venom bust review at TFAW.comLast but not least, Joe from East Boulder, CO wrote a review for the for Gentle Giant’s Venom Mini-bust that we had to share:

The detail is incredible, the pose is great. It’s hard for me to say whether it’s bigger than I expected it would be. It is quite large (about the height of a Nalgene bottle). Has great weight. Just an awesome piece for the price.

If you liked the look of the regular Venom mini-bust, you will love the Zombie Venom Mini-bust currently available for pre-order!

Thanks so much to everyone who wrote reviews last month. You’re helping people decide what to get (or what to avoid) next.

Remember, you don’t have to write a novel to win. Product reviews can be short and sweet, or highly detailed — as long as they help other customers, that’s what we’re looking for. So submit your reviews and help your fellow collectors sort out the “HOT” from the “NOT”! Who knows, you may be one of next month’s winners.

HOW TO SUBMIT A PRODUCT REVIEW:
It’s simple! Just visit any product page and look for this:

Click on it and our product review form will appear in a popup. Just fill out the pertinent information and submit your review, and you’re done! We’ll take a look at your review and get it up on the product page soon thereafter!

There’s also a really easy way for you to call up everything you’ve ever ordered from us and review it. Simply log in to your account and go into the Order History Section. Next to each item, you’ll see a “Review it!” link.

Questions? Comments? Let us know below!