GOING ON AT BOSCO'S ?
3 Premier comic giveaway, Free Comic Book Day, Dragon's Maze Game
Day, Sportscard Trade Night and "A pack of everything"
giveaway!, Magic The Gathering, Friday Night Magic, DND Encounters,
Warhammer Tournies and much much more.
Click here for May 2013 events and more!
ARE WE AND WHEN ARE WE THERE ?
us at our main store at 2606 Spenard Road
Monday through Saturday Noon to 8pm
Sunday from noon to 6pm.
We're open in Spenard every day except New Year's, Easter, Memorial
Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. We'll close on July
4 unless it's on Saturday or new comic book day. Click
here for all of our contact info.
a peek at Google's Streetview show of BOSCO'S!
Visit us in the Dimond Center
Monday through Saturday 10am to 9pm
Sunday from 11am to 6pm.
The store is closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The hours
are 10am to 6pm on Memorial Day, Labor Day, Christmas eve and
New Year's eve and New Year's day. Call 349-3963.
here for all of our contact info.
staff is here
to work at BOSCO'S? Fill out an application
and toss your name in the hat!
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Young Adult Library Association Picks
aTop Ten list of titles that exemplify the quality and range
of graphic novels appropriate for teen audiences:
Derf. “My Friend Dahmer.” Abrams, 2012.
•Bendis, Brian Michael and Sara Pichelli. “Ultimate Comics
Spider-man V. 1.” Marvel, 2012.
•Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan. “Trinity: A Graphic History of
the First Atomic Bomb.” Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Hill
and Wang, 2012.
•Hicks, Faith Erin. “Friends with Boys.” Roaring Brook/First
•Kwitney, Alisa, Rebecca Guay and others. “A Flight of
Angels.” DC/Vertigo, 2011.
•Lambert, Joseph. “Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen
Keller.” Disney Hyperion/Disney Book Group, 2012.
•Long, Mark, Nate Powell and others. “The Silence of Our
Friends.” Roaring Brook/First Second, 2012.
•Murakami, Takashi. “Stargazing Dog.” NBM Publishing,
•Telgemeier, Raina. “Drama.” Scholastic/GRAPHIX, 2012.
•Waid, Mark, Paolo Manuel Rivera and Marcos Martin. “Daredevil
V. 1.” Marvel, 2012.
The American Library
Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens
Graphic Novels for Teens
The Young Adult
Library Services Association released its list of top Graphic Novels
The books, recommended
for those ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature
and appealing reading for teens. “This year’s list reflects the wide
range of graphic novels available for teens,” said Chair Joy Kim. “From
kung-fu epics to ghost stories to memoirs, this year’s selected titles
represent many genres, styles, and sequential art traditions. We hope
librarians, teens, and graphic novel aficionados will find this to be
a valuable resource.”
to the full Great
Graphic Novels for Teens 2012 list, the committee selected the following
Top Ten titles:
•Amir and Khalil.
“Zahra’s Paradise.” First Second, 2011
•Bendis, Brian Michael and Alex Maleev. “Scarlet.” Marvel/Icon
•Brosgal, Vera. “Anya’s Ghost.” First Second, 2011.
•Gladstone, Brooke, Josh Neufeld, and others. “The Influencing Machine:
Brooke Gladstone on the Media.” W. W. Norton and Company, 2011.
•Langridge, Roger, Chris Samnee, and others. “Thor: The Mighty Avenger
V. 1.” Marvel, 2010. “Thor: The Mighty Avenger V. 2.” Marvel,
•McLeod, Kagan. “Infinite Kung Fu.” Top Shelf, 2011.
•Mori, Kaoru. “A Bride’s Story V. 1.” Yen Press, 2011.
•Nicolle, Malachai and Ethan Nicolle. “Axe Cop V. 1.” Dark Horse,
•Ralph, Brian. “Daybreak.” Drawn and Quarterly, 2011.
•Takako, Shimuro. “Wandering Son V. 1.” Fantagraphics Books,
BOSCO'S has vintage sports cards!
Here you see locally renowned sportscard and Monkees collector Chris McKnight
having fun and getting paid!
also have a huge selection of new cards. Lots of sports card retailers
pick and choose among the many new cards coming out and offer their
customers a smaller selection. That's not our way. We'll try anything!
Head to out Sportscard page
for more info!
not still buying sports cards at the grocery store are you? Shame if
you are! You get packs with better cards and better deals at your local
Home Team Advantage store! Head to our Sportscard
page for more info!
is an Upper Deck "Preferred Redemption Center." We are authorized
by Upper Deck to help you handle your redemptions with an exceptional
level of service.
The biggest benefit to redeeming
your cards through a preferred redemption center is that we'll be initiating
the first phase of the new Upper Deck 45 day turnaround on redemptions.
If you redeem your cards
through a preferred redemption center, after the card has been in the
system for 45 days and has not been fulfilled then you will be able
to request an exchange.
Hour Comics Day
in Spenard 2009 thru 2012!
Pictures are posted!
A Native Lad.
A graphic novel history written, drawn and published by Alaskans!
Learn more ... Click here
From Sarah Hurst April 2011:
“A Native Lad” has been selected
by the Alaska Center for the Book to represent Alaska on a literary
map of the U.S. at the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival
in Washington, D.C. in September 2011. Congratulations! There is an
Alaska booth at the Pavilion of States and it will feature this book.
we know Wanda means well. She has certainly directed this lonely woman
towards quality men. But BOSCO'S managers are very busy. There's work.
And there are comics to read, games to play and cards to collect. Please
respect their time.
(Article from Anchorage Daily
News Oct 1, 2010)