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Magic Ixalan Pre-releases Sept. 23 & 24

Posted by Brad on Jul 19th, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five Ixalan pre-releases are set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 & 24 at Worlds Away. After the 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Magic on Sept. 22, three pre-releases are scheduled for midnight. Prizes will be awarded to the top four in each pod. If you pre-pay by store close on Thursday, Sept. 21 the entry is $28 — two dollars less — and you’ll receive a free pack of deck protectors and be able to purchase Magic singles at 30% off during the tourney. The fourth tournament goes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23; entry is $30. There will be door and feature match prizes each round, and Ixalan packs will be awarded to those that finish in the top eight or 16, depending on attendance. The fifth and final pre-release is set for Sunday, Sept. 24 at 11 a.m., also with an entry of $30.

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As well, stay tuned for the Ixalan Open House Saturday, Sept. 16; all day draft weekend on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 30 & Oct. 1; and Showdowns on Oct, 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, & Dec. 2, 9, 16 & 23.

2017 Worlds Away Magic Championship Update

Posted by Brad on Jul 3rd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here are the standings in the year-long journey that will crown the 2017 Worlds Away Magic Champion. Players earn points (three or one) from each match at all sanctioned tournaments from December, 2016 until the end of November, 2017. The top 32 players qualify for a free standard tournament on Saturday, Dec. 2. After five rounds the top eight will enter into a free draft from which your champion will emerge. Everyone in the top eight will receive a special item, and the winner a killer stained-glass trophy, all designed by my friend Cheryl Garrett-Jenkins. Feature match and door prizes will also be awarded during the five-rounder.

Without further ado, here are your top 32, and a few within reach, as of Tuesday, June 20:

1. Clinto Prince — 238 points; 2. Shawn Hooper — 207; 3. Doug Flannigan — 196; 4. Jimmy Bradley — 183; 5. Daniel Mackie — 169; 6. Adam Hobbs — 167; 7. Thomas Wall — 166; 8. Pro Tour Alvaro Marques — 161; 9. Rick Miles — 159; 10. Quinn Gregg — 132; 11. Anthony Bechard — 128; 12. Martin Lee — 126; 13. Clifford Hubley — 113; 14. Mark Cavaco — 79; 15. Phil Bickle — 73; 16. Matt Powers — 72; 17. Juha Erme — 59; 18. Alex Miles — 53; 18. Joe Alison — 53; 20. Sam Zhou — 52; 20. Matt Pinsky — 52; 22. Richard Noels — 49; 23. Sean O’Nuallain — 47; 24. Carlos Salgado — 46; 25. Mason Forster — 45; 26. Shawn Dhaliwal — 44; 27. Brad Ashton-Haiste — 43; 28. Dylan Harkness — 42; 28. Mark Wells — 42; 30. Ernie Merrick — 41; 31. Tim Hain — 38; 31. David Knauer — 38 points ——- 33. Shane Mitchell — 37; 34. Sean Blute — 36; 34. Vachel Chartrand — 36; 36. Kenny VanCasteren — 33

To date, 223 players have competed at Magic events at Worlds Away since December, 2016.

Eleventh PPTQ Sunday, August 20

Posted by Brad on May 11th, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Worlds Away Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for a location to be named later, the store’s eleventh PPTQ, is scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 11 a.m., at the shop. Entry is $20 and deck lists are required; the format will be modern. Registration runs from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., with play commencing at 11 a.m.; Level Two Judge Rick Miles will oversee play. There will be door and feature match prizes each round. There’s plenty of free Sunday parking on the street and in the lot behind the store, and there are several restaurants within walking distance.

Hour of Devastation Pre-releases July 8 & 9

Posted by Brad on May 2nd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five Hour of Devastation pre-releases are set for Saturday and Sunday, July 8 & 9 at Worlds Away. After the 5:30 p.m. Friday Night Magic on July 7, three pre-releases are scheduled for midnight. Prizes will be awarded to the top four in each pod. If you pre-pay by store close on Thursday, July 6 the entry is $28 — two dollars less — and you’ll receive a free pack of deck protectors and be able to purchase Magic singles at 30% off during the tourney. The fourth tournament goes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 8; entry is $30. There will be door and feature match prizes each round, and Hour of Devastation packs will be awarded to those that finish in the top eight or 16, depending on attendance. The fifth and final pre-release is set for Sunday, July 9 at 11 a.m., also with an entry of $30.

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Here are your midnight pod winners: Matthew Kulczycki and Patrick Wright did the splits, as did Matt Powers and Martin Lefebvre, but Slaven Pjanic was the solo champion in the third. Matt Pinsky took down the five-rounder to claim the 11 a.m. Saturday crown.

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As well, stay tuned for the Hour of Devastation Open House Saturday, July 1 (also the 25th anniversary of Worlds Away); all day draft weekend on Saturday & Sunday, July 15 & 16; Showdowns on July 22 & 29, August 12, 19 & 26, and September 2 & 9; and Hour of Devastation Game Days Saturday, Aug. 5.

What's New

July 5, 2017

Posted by Brad on Jul 8th, 2017 | 0 Comments

Batman Arkham Knight Azrael Action Figure; Breaking Bad Saul Goodman Previews Exclusive Figure; DC Comics New 52 Batman, Harley Quinn, The Joker & Wonder Woman Action Figures; Dungeons & Dragons Next Starter Game Set; Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat & John Wick Vinyl Figures; Star Wars Darth Vader Chopsticks; All New Wolverine 22; Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection TPB Kraven’s Last Hunt; Avengers 9; Bane Conquest 3; Batman 26; Black Bolt 3; Bloodshots Day Off 1; Cyborg 14; Daredevil 23; Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again 1; Deathstroke 21; Deathstroke Vol. 2 TPB; G. I. Joe 7; Green Arrow 26; Green Lanterns 26; Harley Quinn 23; Hawkeye 8; Rat Queens 4; Spider-Man 18; Spider-Man Deadpool 19; Star Wars 33; Star Wars Rogue One Adaptation 4; Star Wars Vol. 5 TPB Yoda’s Secret War; Superman 26; Transmetropolitan TPBs Vol. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 10; Waking Dead 169.

June 28, 2017

Posted by Brad on Jul 3rd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Comic Book Men Minimates Box Set; Pop DC Heroes Swamp Thing, Dr. Seuss Horton, Marvel Jessica Jones & She-Hulk, & Spider-Man Homecoming Tony Stark Vinyl Figures; Predator Lunch Box; Previews July 346; Action 982; Judge Dredd Megazine 384; Amazing Spider-Man 29; Batgirl 12; Batman Beyond 9; Batman Beyond Vol. 1 TPB Escaping the Grave; Batman Elmer Fudd Special 1; Ben Reilly Scarlet Spider 4; Black Panther 15; Cable 2; Dark Knight III Master Race 9 Collector’s Edition; Deadpool Vs. Punisher 5; Defenders 2; Detective 959; Flash 25; Ghostbusters 101 4; G. I. Joe 241; Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps 23; Hellblazer 11; Infamous Iron Man 9; Justice League of America 9; NYCC 2016 New Dr. Strange Sorcerer Supreme 1; Punisher 13;Renato Jones Season 2 2; Spawn 275 25th Anniversary; Star Trek TNG Mirror Broken 2; Star Wars Dr. Aphra 8; Star Wars Droids Unplugged 1; Star Wars Poe Dameron 16; Stargate Universe Back to Destiny 1; Suicide Squad 20; Superman Action Comics Vol. 1 TPB Men of Steel; Teen Titans 9; Thanos Vol. 1 TPB Thanos Returns; Wonder Woman 25; X-Men Blue 6; X-O Manowar 4.

June 21, 2017

Posted by Brad on Jul 3rd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alice Through the Looking Glass Red Hatter Action Figure; Alien & Alien Egg Distressed Lunch Boxes; Batman Arcylic Light; Back to the Future III Rail Ready Time Machine; Buddy Christ Dashboard Statue; DC Batman Auto Figure Magazine 21 & 25; Jay & Silent Bob Cock-Knocker Retro Action Figure; Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back Monopoly; Muppets Minimates Series 2; Pathfinder Goblin Vinyl Figure Bank; Pop Avengers Ultron, DC Heroes Batman as Scarecrow, Godfather Michael Corleone, Heroes Deathstroke, Legends of Tomorrow Atom, Lost Man in Black, Marvel Capt. Marvel Unmasked, Classic Luke Cage, Daredevil TV Punisher, Falcon, Nemesis Punisher, Matrix Morpheus, Spider-Man Homecoming, Star Trek Beyond Bones, Jaylah & Sulu, & Star Wars E7 C-3PO Vinyl Figures; Pop NBX Sally Jumbo Plush; Sin City Flask Gift Set; Star Wars Team One T/S XL; Terminator 2 T-800 Arcade Appearance Action Figure; TMNT Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo & Raphael Bust Banks; All Star Batman 11; Aquaman 25; Batman 25; Black Hammer 10; Capt. America Steve Rogers 18; Creepy Comics Vol. 1, 2 & 3 TPBs; Crosswind 1; Daredevil 22; Death of Hawkman TPB; G. I. Joe 6; Green Arrow 25; Green Lanterns 25; Harley Quinn 22; Harley Quinn Vol. 2 TPB Joker Loves Harley; I Hate Fairyland 13; Invincible Iron Man 9; Justice League 23; Mighty Thor 20; New Super Man Vol. 1 TPB Made in China; Nightwing 23; Peter Parker Spectacular Spider-Man 1; Rapture 2; Royal City 4; Silver Surfer 12; Star Trek Boldly Go 9; Star Wars Darth Maul 4; Star Wars Darth Vader 2; Star Wars Dr. Aphra Vol. 1 TPB; Star Wars Poe Dameron Vol. 2 TPB; Superman 25; Trinity 10; Ultimates 2 8; Wild Storm 5.

June 14, 2017

Posted by Brad on Jul 3rd, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alice Through the Looking Glass Action Figure; Dr. Who Magazine 512; Dorbz Batman Harley Quinn Vinyl Figure; Motor Girl T/X XL; Pop Big Hero Six Baymax, Big Trouble in Little China Lightning, DC Heroes Batman Black & Superman, Guardians of the Galaxy Rocket, Marvel TV Daredevil, Ren & Stimpy, Stranger Things Demogorgon & Dustin with Compass & Wonder Woman Movie Vinyl Figures; Pop Lights Daredevil; Shadow Double Novel Vol. 118; Action 981; All New Wolverine 21; Batgirl & the Birds of Prey 11; Ben Reilly Scarlet Spider 3; Black Hood Season 2 5; Capt. America Sam Wilson 23; Dark Days the Forge 1; Deadpool 32; Defenders 1; Detective 958; Flash 24; Gwenpool 17; Hal Jordan & the Green Lantern Corps 22; Hawkman by Geoff Johns Vol. 1 TPB; Justice League of America 8; Martian Manhunter Marvin the Martian 1; Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Shadows 4; New Super Man 12; Nightwing Vol. 2 TPB Back to Bludhaven; Old Man Logan 25; Planet of the Apes Green Lantern 5; Red Hood & the Outlaws 11; Sovereigns 2; Star Wars 32; Suicide Squad 19; Supergirl 10; Teen Titans Vol. 1 TPB Damian Knows Best; Three Stooges Merry Stoogemas Signed Cover; Titans 12; Uncanny Avengers 24; Venom Vol. 1 TPB Homecoming; Weapon X 4; Wonder Woman 24; X-Men Blue 5.

June 7, 2017

Posted by Brad on Jun 8th, 2017 | 0 Comments

DC Suicide Squad Harley Quinn Wobbler; Pop Marvel Jessica Jones, South Park Cartman Piggy, Spider-Man Homecoming Vulture & Wonder Woman Hippolyta Vinyl Figures; Star Trek Magazine 61; Amazing Spider-Man 28; Aquaman 24; Ash Vs. Army of Darkness 0; Avengers 8; Bane Conquest 2; Batman 24; Black Bolt 2; Bullseye 5; Cyborg 13; Daredevil 21; Dark Knight III Master Race 9; Deathstroke 20; Drifter 19; Fall & Rise of Capt. Atom 6; Green Arrow 24; Green Lanterns 24; Harley Quinn 21; Hawkeye 7; Iron Fist 4; Justice League 22; Magnus 1; Nightwing 22; Spawn 274; Spider-Man 17; Spider-Man Deadpool 18; Star Trek New Visions Time Out of Joint; Star Wars Darth Vader 1; Star Wars Rogue One Adaptation 3; Suicide Squad Vol. 2 TPB Going Sane; Superman 24; Walking Dead 168.

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