Fantasium Comics

Fantasium Comics

1500 South 336th Street
Suite 12A
Federal Way, WA 98003

Phone Number
(253) 874-3084
E-Mail
captain@fantasiumcomics.com
Website
http://www.fantasiumcomics.com/
Twitter
@FantasiumComics
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fantasium-Comics-Games/192841017407868
Hours
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Treasure Your Chest: A Breast Cancer Benefit
Oct. 21, 2017

It's dangerous to go alone! Take this invitation and join us in fighting the good fight!

All proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Pink Ink Fund.

The adventure begins at 7PM !

-Meet this year's Guest of Honor: Kevin Konrad Hanna: Kevin is a creator, writer, artist, director known for The Clockwork Girl, Creature Academy, Plants vs. Zombies, and owner of Frog Children Studios

- Earn gold and prizes by completing quests and playing mini games set up throughout the marketplace!

- Bid on treasures in the Silent Auction (ends at 10pm)

- Visit the Ta-Ta Tavern for the most refreshing Elixers!
(serving both alcoholic & non-alcoholic)

- Make your way to Skooder’s Hot Dog Co. and feast upon their delectable eats!

- Amazing local vendors with unique items exclusive to this event!

February Book Club
Feb. 28, 2017

What if a biological terror agent wiped out most of humanity, and our domesticated animals were left in charge? How would our dogs and cats set about ruling and rebuilding the world? Ransom, the leader of the Dog Tribe, has been murdered by a creature known as the Endark. An English Pointer named Legend reluctantly rises to lead in his place, vowing to kill the monster once and for all. From acclaimed novelist Samuel Sattin and award-winning illustrator Chris Koehler comes Legend, where cat technology rules, dogs partner with hawks, and humans may be the most beastly creatures of all.

Vol. 1 collects the first half of the epic comic series Legend.

APRIL BOOK CLUB SUPERMAN: RED SON
April 26, 2016

DC's classic 3-issue epic is back in this new trade paperback. In this tale of Cold War paranoia, the spaceship carrying the infant Superman lands in the 1950s Soviet Union, where he grows up to become a symbol of Soviet power.

Already read it? Haven't had time? Just curious to find out more?

JOIN OUR CLUB FOR DISCUSSION ON TUESDAY, APRIL 26th @ 6PM!

MARCH BOOK CLUB LOCKE & KEY VOL 1: WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT
March 29, 2016

Acclaimed suspense novelist and New York Times best-selling author Joe Hill (Heart-Shaped Box) creates an all-new story of dark fantasy and wonder:Locke & Key.

Written by Hill and featuring astounding artwork from Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key tells of Keyhouse, an unlikely New England mansion, with fantastic doors that transform all who dare to walk through them... and home to a hate-filled and relentless creature that will not rest until it forces open the most terrible door of them all...

Locke & Key creator Hill has received the Bram Stoker Award for Best Fiction Collection, the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection and Best Short Story, and the Sydney J. Bounds Best Newcomer Award-2007, among his growing collection of critical accolades.

Already read it? Haven't had time? Just curious to find out more?

JOIN OUR CLUB FOR DISCUSSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 29th @ 6PM!

CELEBRATE! FIVE YEARS OF FUN!
March 26, 2016

FANTASIUM COMICS & GAMES turns 5 years old this month! We could not have reached this epic milestone without the support of our amazing customers! And what better way to show our gratitude than to throw a party!

You are cordially invited to our 5-year anniversary party!

Date: March 26th, 2016

Time: We will start the party at 3pm and then keep it going at
7pm with a special anniversary edition of our 21+ Beer and Board Games event!

As a big thank you, we'll have a updated selection of deeply discounted titles, along with 10 different raffles throughout the day and night!

We can’t wait to PARTY with all of you!

FEBRUARY BOOK CLUB: MS MARVEL Vol 1: NO NORMAL
Feb. 23, 2016

JOIN OUR GROUP DISCUSSION

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd @ 6:30 PM!

Marvel Comics presents the new Ms. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, New York! It's history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and beloved artist Adrian Alphona (RUNAWAYS)! Collecting MS. MARVEL (2014) #1-5 and material from ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! POINT ONE #1.

Signing and Discussion W/ Author Jen Van Meter!
Jan. 26, 2016

Guest: Jen Van Meter

Squeeeeeeeeee!!!

We are so stoked to welcome author Jen Van Meter to our January book club! Join us as we discuss her book Hopeless Savages!

A little bit about the book:

It's the total swerval return of the First Family of Punk! Dirk Hopeless and Nikki Strange went from the parties, touring, and recording studios of rock stardom to the quiet of the suburbs, but that's no reason they can't still be themselves. Join Dirk and Nikki, along with their kids Rat, Arsenal, Twitch, and Zero as they bounce their way through kidnapping plots, first love, and international intrigue in this massive collection of the Eisner Award-nominated series!

MAGIC DRINK & DRAFT NIGHT
Jan. 22, 2016

When: Friday, January 22nd after FNM (11:30pm-ish)

Age Limit: Whole store will be 21+

Entry fee: $15 (includes 1 drink ticket)

Format: Draft

Prizes: 2 booster packs in prize pool per player!

DECEMBER BOOK CLUB: SEX CRIMINALS VOL 1
Dec. 29, 2015

JOIN US FOR DISCUSSION ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29th @ 6:30PM!

Suzie's just a regular gal with an irregular gift: when she has sex, she stops time. One day she meets Jon and it turns out he has the same ability. And sooner or later they get around to using their gifts to do what we'd ALL do: rob a couple banks. A bawdy and brazen sex comedy for comics begins here, by MATT FRACTION (SATELLITE SAM, Hawkeye) and CHIP ZDARSKY (Howard The Duck, Monster Cops). Collects SEX CRIMINALS #1-5.

LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY
Nov. 28, 2015

Local Comic Shop Day® is a new event that calls attention to independent comic book specialty stores, celebrating their role as pop culture fire-starters. On November 28th, 2015, Fantasium will have a very limited selection of many of the exclusive items available ONLY that Saturday. Come early for the best selection! For more details, visit http://localcomicshopday.com/

November Book Club (Bitch Planet Vol.1) + discussion w/ Kelly Sue Deconnick!
Nov. 24, 2015

Guest: Kelly Sue DeConnick

GROUP DISCUSSION STARTING 30 MIN EARLIER THIS MONTH TO ACCOMODATE OUR SPECIAL SKYPE GUEST – WRITER KELLY SUE DECONNICK!!!!!!

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24th @ 6PM!

Halloween ComicFest
Oct. 31, 2015

Come Trick-or-Treat with us! We'll be hosting family-friendly Halloween-themed board gaming, making spooky arts & crafts, and handing out free comics! Stop by and show off your costumes!

October Book Club
Oct. 27, 2015

Morning Glory Academy is one of the most prestigious prep schools in the country, but something sinister and deadly lurks behind its walls. When six gifted but troubled new students arrive, they find themselves trapped and fighting for their lives as the secrets of the academy reveal themselves!

LADIES NIGHT w/ GUEST OF HONOR KURTIS J. WIEBE
Oct. 17, 2015

Guest: Kurtis J. Wiebe

A BENEFIT FOR THE PINK INK FUND AND THE BREAST CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Join Fantasium and Guest of Honor Kurtis J. Wiebe (Rat Queens, Peter Panzerfaust) for an evening of fun and adventure to benefit the Pink Ink Fund (http://www.pinkinkfund.org/) and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (http://www.bcrfcure.org/). Kurtis will be signing copies of his work, and mid-evening will host a Q&A session to answer all your Queen questions. We’ll be holding a silent auction for a selection of stunning donations, a trivia scavenger hunt, and giveaway drawings throughout the night! Wear your best adventuring outfit to earn more chances to win! Refreshments and a tasty selection of local craft beers and soda will be available for purchase, with proceeds going to the benefit. Grab your party and adventure on over to help us fight the good fight!

SEPTEMBER BOOK CLUB: LADY KILLER
Sept. 29, 2015

Josie Schuller is a picture-perfect homemaker, wife, and mother-but she's also a ruthless, efficient killer! She's balanced cheerful domestic bliss with coldly performed assassinations, but when Josie finds herself in the crosshairs, her American Dream life is in danger!

​PRE-ORDER and PREPAY for your copy by SEPT 1st to get 20% off cover price!

"Junior Braves of the Apocalypse" Book Signing
July 18, 2015

Guest: Greg Smith

"GOONIES meets Walking Dead" - The Junior Braves of Tribe 65 return from a camping trip to find swarms of bloodthirsty mutants have overrun their town, bringing death and destruction everywhere they go! With their families missing and their homes destroyed, these plucky kids must use all their scouting talents, combined smarts, and teamwork to survive the end of the world!

When: Saturday, July 18th @ 12pm - 4pm

What: Book author Greg Smith will be at the store signing copies! We will have copies for sale if you forget yours.

What Else: Earn your Junior Braves Badges at our Scouting Skill Stations - learn how to tie a survival knot, make an emergency flashlight out of common household items, and other wildneress skills! Get your face painted! Eat delicious gourmet hot dogs!

Fourth of July Sidewalk Sale!
July 4, 2015

Come check out all of our discounted back issues, demo games, and other sale items around the store! Pick up a new game to play with the family while you wait for the fireworks to start.

Free Comic Book Day
May 2, 2015

We'll be handing out free comics while supplies last. There will also be a sale on comics and graphic novels. Skooder's Hot Dog Co. will be here selling their delicious dogs

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday
Nov. 28, 2014 to Nov. 29, 2014

We will be open during our normal hours. Everything in the store will be 20% off except for already sale priced items and consignment items. Buy a $50 gift certificate and get a $10 gift certificate for free! Buy at $100 gift certificate and get a $25 gift certificate for free. We will also have a deep discount table with items up to 50% off.

Halloween ComicFest Octuber 25th
Oct. 25, 2014

We will have candy, games, and FREE comics! We will be hosting a Zombicide Game and Munchkin.

Ladies Night
Oct. 4, 2014

We will be hosting Ladies Night @ Fantasium on October 4th from 4pm to 9pm. We have special guest artist Joelle Jones joining us for the evening. We are going to be raising money for Pink Ink Fund and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. We will have a silent auction. And here's the best part. Are you ready? We have an original page from Rat Queens to auction off! I'm sorry. I should have told you to sit down first.

Free Comic Book Day 2014
May 3, 2014

Free Comic Book Day is just around the corner! Saturday, May 3rd will be a celebration of comics! We're going to have Skooder's Hot Dogs back with us along with some of the fine people at 501st. We'll be raising money for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, an organization dedicated to protecting 1st Amendment Rights.

We're also going to have a sidewalk sale full of 50cent comics and inside, we'll have 25% off all graphic novels!

We also have available some Free Comic Book Day t-shirts and posters featuring Skottie Young's artwork!

Hellboy Day
March 22, 2014

March 22 marks the twentieth anniversary of Mike Mignola's career-defining release of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1. After the character's somewhat humble beginnings in an eight-page feature in Dark Horse's San Diego Comic-Con Comics special, Seed of Destruction would begin the long life of the beloved "beast of the apocalypse."

In December, Dark Horse declared that March 22, 2014, would be Hellboy Day, with events happening in comic shops around the world!

Espionage Cosmetics "Nailed It!" Launch Party!
Feb. 15, 2014

Ladies night at Fantasium Comics & Games is open to the public! We will be launching the "Nailed It!" nail art officially in one of our favorite comic book stores!

Not only will we have nail wrap and makeup demos happening but you will also be able to purchase the products you fall in love with!

OH! And there will be a chocolate fountain... for reasons.

Participating Vendors:
-Nice Rice clothing will be on hand making custom skirts!
-Monkey Minion Press will be there with glorious artwork!
-MTG demos will be happening!
And SO. MUCH. MORE!

Will you be joining us!?

Black Friday Sale
Nov. 29, 2013

We will be closed on Thanksgiving but back open for our Black Friday & Small Business Saturday sale. We will be open during our normal hours. Everything in the store will be 25% off except for already sale priced items and consignment items. Buy a $100 in gift certificates (can be split up among multiple gift certificates) and get a $10 gift certificate for free. We will also have a deep discount table with items up to 50% off.

We will open at 10am for Fans of Fantasium card holders! Be sure to bring your card to get in early!

Games & Growlers
Nov. 17, 2013

I'm happy to announce that we are working with 99 Bottles to hold a special after hours gaming event! Games & Growlers will feature some fun games and delicious brews. We will have demos running for PintCraft, Red Dragon Inn, and more. We will also have open board gaming space as well to play what you'd like. 99 Bottles is going to help us choose some beers from their large selection! Games & Growlers will happen on Sunday, November 17th from 7pm to 11pm at Fantasium. Space is limited and tickets will be $5 each. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday. They will be available at both Fantasium Comics & Games and 99 Bottles. The event is 21 and over.

Halloween at Fantasium!
Oct. 31, 2013

October 31st 4pm-8pm

Games, Snacks, Costume Contest

Top 3 of costume contest get a free ticket to Jet City Comic Show (November 2nd in Tacoma).

Free RPG Day
June 15, 2013

We will be hosting RPG games all day. We will also have a roll off for prizes at each game table plus a bonus Raffle for all participants. Sale on all RPG product! 20% off!

Free Comic Book Day!
May 4, 2013

Not only will we be handing away some free comics, but we will also have a sidewalk sale and Skooder's Hot Dogs selling some of their delicious dogs!

Fantasium's 2 Year Anniversary
April 1, 2013

Our 2 Year Anniversary is April 1st. Come celebrate with us! The celebration starts at 5pm. We will have nummy foods and a Geek Battle Trivia contest! Trivia will start at 6pm. Bring in your team of 2 to participate for prizes!

Tabletop Day
March 30, 2013

We will be hosting a variety of game demos as well as providing a library of games for you to play.

March 16th - Girl Scout Cookies
March 16, 2013

We will have Girl Scout in the shop on March 16th from Noon to 4pm selling delicous cookies! Come support the girl scouts!

Draw Club
Feb. 9, 2013

Artists of all skill level welcome.

4-7pm

Magic the Gathering: Gatecrash - Release Party
Feb. 1, 2013

5:30pm

Booster Draft – $15 entry.

Magic the Gathering: Gatecrash - Pre-Release
Jan. 26, 2013 to Jan. 27, 2013

Sealed Deck – $25 entry gets you 5 packs of Gatecrash and 1 guild specific pack to build a deck for the tournament. Please choose a guild at the time of sign up. We are limiting the number of players per guild per game to 5 to ensure a variety!

Everyone gets at least 1 pack for playing plus an exclusive foil card! Other packs will be given away as prizes based on standings and number of participants.

Optional – $5 for pizza & soda, pop, or soft drink.

You must be signed in and ready to play by game time! Registration will begin at 915am.

At 10 minutes before start time, any no-show spots will be given to walk-ins on a first come, first serve basis.

Sign up sheets are at the register. We ask that you sign up for only two events at this time. We will allow people to sign up for a second event starting January 11th during our FNM game.

Saturday, January 26th at 10am & 4pm
Sunday, January 27th at 10am & 4pm

Free Comic Book Day
May 5, 2012

We are going to lay the books out in the back room and let you pick out which books you want (up to 3 per person). We will have them grouped by maturity level so you don't have to worry about young ones picking up books they shouldn't be reading. We will also have some extra goodies in the bags!

Our sale for that day is:

25% off all trade paperback and graphic novels
25% off Silver & Bronze age back issues
$1 ea for regular back issues (the ones in the boxes)