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Happy Birthday Image!

Happy Birthday Image!

A quarter of a century. That's how long Image Comics has been publishing their ground-breaking series of comics books. Some faded into obscurity (Allegra,  Cyberpunx) some have prevailed (Spawn, The Savage Dragon, The Walking Dead). Let's take a look at the Image...

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Rising Sun Comics Is Hiring!

Rising Sun Comics Is Hiring!

We are looking for that special person to join our staff part time for the Christmas Shopping Season and beyond! Do you like retail and have a passion for the comic book medium? If so, then we want to talk to you.  Preferred qualifications: At least 18 years old and a...

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What’s Old is New: Scooby-Doo

What’s Old is New: Scooby-Doo

Which group of 47-year-old teenagers still looks as spry as the first day they got their own comic book? Why, that's Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc., of course! Read about the rich history of Scooby-Doo comics and if the new Scooby Apocalypse is worth your time. There has...

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Surgeon X #1

Surgeon X #1

Rising Sun Comics is excited to announce that Surgeon X #1 arrives in San Diego Wednesday! I haven't read this comic yet, but any comic project that has Karen Berger's name attached to it has to be awesome! I just listened to yet another great Off Panel podcast...

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August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga

August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga

Here are the August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga titles sold at Rising Sun Comics in Mission Valley. This month only two Manga publishers had Manga titles in the Top 10. Viz dominated with seven titles while Kodansha had three titles on the list.  Ranking Title...

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