Exclusive Items Named For In-Store Convention Kick-Off 2016

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Here are the In-Store Convention Kick-Off 2016 variant covers that participating stores can order.

The ISCKO is an event coordinated between a number of stores streaming live video footage from comic book publishers and creators across the USA, answering questions and promoting upcoming work, including  Matt Hawkins, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Stjepan Sejic and Marguerite Bennett,

Stores are also able to sell these exclusive variant covers. We already mentioned the Boom! Studios Jonesy #1 by Sam Humphries and Caitlin Rose Boyle being part of it.

Image (4)But there will also be a Star Wars R4-G9 piggy bank from Diamond exclusive to the event.

The astromech droid with distinctive bronze highlights that served Obi-wan Kenobi at the Battle of Utapau in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is recreated as an 11" vinyl bank with a coin slot in the back and an access door in the base.

A Batman: Arkham Knight – Batgirl And Harley Quinn #1 from DC Comics

In the 20-page Batgirl and Harley Quinn story, Barbara Gordon struggles with her role as Gotham City's newest masked avenger, while Arkham Asylum's Dr. Harleen Quinzel battles her own inner demons as her criminal career as Harley Quinn is just beginning. Written by Tim Seeley, with art by Matthew Clark, Wade von Grawbadger and Sean Parsons, this story appears in print for the first time here and includes appearances by Batman and The Joker.

Plus, this issue now will include a 10-page story featuring the stunning origin of Batgirl in in the Batman: Arkham universe! Written by Tim Seeley, with art by Matthew Clark and Wade von Grawbadger, this story was previously available in 2015 in giveaway comic at conventions and digitally.

Power Man And Iron Fist #1 from Marvel.

We KNOW you've been waiting to see LUKE CAGE and DANNY RAND back together and back to STREET-STOMPING basics! POWER MAN and IRON FIST are tracking a mystery with all the ingredients of a classic Heroes-for-Hire tale. Expect old friends, hired goons, crime lords, weird magic, plenty of power, a flurry of fists and as much bromance as you can handle! It's Power Man and Iron Fist reunited, and writer DAVID WALKER and artist SANFORD GREENE are making it feel so GOOD!

Last year there was just a Groot #1. This is how it grows….

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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