Sunday, May 31, 2009

Willow Dawson and Diana Tamblyn

Diana signing her books for a breathless fan!

Diana talking to old friends

Willow talking to fans

Willow signing a copy of FCBD Comics Festival, which contains one of her stories.
It was a beautiful day and many people came out to meet and talk to Diana and Willow. For more photos click here.

Dan Brown from the London Free Press also dropped by, if you check out the photos on flickr, you can see him checking out the t-shirts. He wrote about it on his blog here.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Wednesday's new comics delayed until Thursday, May 28!

Sorry about this folks, we've just received word from Diamond that due to an error on Canpar's part our Comics shipment will be delayed 24 hours.

But, in the mean time, Back Issues are on sale for 50% off and Premium Back Issues are 25% off until Saturday!

Friday, May 22, 2009

L.A. Mood's invites you to meet comic artists and creators:
Diana Tamblyn and Willow Dawson
Saturday, May 30, 12-4 PM at the store.

Diana is an Ignatz-nominated cartoonist and illustrator living here in London. She has written several mini comics such as The Rosie Stories and Duty Must Be Done: The Story of Frederick Banting. She is currently working on a full length graphic novel From Earth to Babylon: The Story of Gerald Bull and the Supergun. The first chapter of the book, The Paris Guns, is now available as a mini comic and she will have some on hand. I find her historical biographies to be reminiscent of Chester Brown's Louis Riel. Diana was also pleased to be chosen for the 2009 London Artists' Studio Tour at the beginning of May and her work was on the cover of the April 2009 issue of ArtScape. As well as her comics, she will have original art, t-shirts, and buttons available! You can check out a Q&A with the National Post here.

Willow, who is originally from BC, lived here in London for a brief period, working for us at L.A. Mood's! (We like to think we had a positive influence in her journey as illustrator in the comics industry.) Willow is currently working on a semi-autobiographical web comic called 100 Mile House.

She is also the illustrator of the graphic novel No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure, published by Kids Can Press written by Susan Hughes and Violet Miranda: Girl Pirate with Emily Pohl-Weary. You can view a video of No Girls Allowed here.

You can visit Willow's web page here. As well as her comics, Willow will have original art, buttons, and t-shirts for sale! You can check out a Q&A with the National Post here.

Both ladies will be happy to sign their work and talk about the comics biz and their experiences getting started in this male dominated industry.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Check out this video, a few minutes of Taz from FM96 at L.A.Mood's on Free Comic Book Day!

Friday, May 15, 2009

Worldwide D&D Day! Saturday, May 23, 11AM

Sign up and play! DM's are standing by!

Journey Through the Silver Caves- A kobold wyrmpriest has stolen an ancient book of prophecy from the people of Albura, a fortress on the borderlands. The kobold has a dark plan for the book and only you can stop him in time! An adventure for 5 pregenerated 5th level characters.

No D&D Day is complete with out a new release! Monster Manual 2 and D&D Minis Dangerous Delves will be available May 19th which coincides with our great Games Sale! All RPG's, board games and minis on sale for 25% off May 17-23. What a great week to be a gamer!

Friday, May 08, 2009

Sales to Remember!

May 3-9
30% off Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks

May 10-16
30% off Toys & Statues'

May 17 -23
25% off Role Playing Games,
Board Games, Minis & Clix

May 24-31
50% off Back Issues
25% off Premium Back Issues

Sunday, May 03, 2009

May Heroclix Events
Events start at 6pm
All events unrestricted

6th Weds: Feel The Wind :
Build a 400 pt team all figure must have flight ability

14th Thurs: A Team Player
Build a 800 pt team with all figures having the same team symbol or keyword

20th Weds: There has been cut backs :
Build a 200 pt team

27th Weds: Fan Favorite
Build a 1000 pt team

Saturday, May 02, 2009

Scenes from a Free Comic Book Day...

It always starts out like this: lots of comics in nice neat piles!

Then you have a line up waiting to get in!

Shuffle in!
Shuffle out!

Then add a little FM96 and a dash of Taz!

Then the great costumes!

"Ew what's in there?!"

And the taunting: "You are a bad guy!"

Super heroes come in all ages!

And all walks of life!

Best Free Comic Book Day Ever!
L.A. Mood wants to thank FM96 and Taz for the great job helping us promote the event. Also a great big thanks to our volunteers Adam and Sarah, as well as loyal employees Tom and Luke!!!
Check out our flickr photostream here.

You can check out Whisp's experiences here.
Here is a video of the line up in front of Heroes here, curtesy of FromMyBottomStep.

Friday, May 01, 2009


Friday, May 1st: Standard
Friday, May 8: Booster Draft
Friday, May 15: Standard
Friday, May 22: Booster Draft
Friday, May 29: Standard

Alara Reborn Launch Tournament
Sunday, May 3rd
Registration opens at 11AM
Game begins at noon!