War of the Spark Pre-releases April 27 & 28Posted by Brad on Feb 19th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Five War of the Spark Magic pre-releases are set for Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, at Worlds Away. After the 1:30 p.m. Friday Night Magic on the 26th, three pre-releases are scheduled for midnight. Entry is $33 and War of the Spark packs will be awarded to the top four in each eight-person pod. The fourth goes at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, also $33. There will be door and feature match prizes each round, and Spark packs will be distributed to those that finish in the top eight or 16, depending on attendance. The fifth and final pre-release is set for Sunday, April 28 at 11 a.m., also with an entry of $33.
As well, stay tuned for War of the Spark Open House Sunday, May 5; draft weekend on Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5; and Standard Showdowns on May 18 & 25 and June 1, 8 & 15. During the weekend of April 27 & 28, there will also be pre-release, casual sealed parties. And War of the Spark Magic Weekend is Saturday, May 25.
Cool Statues & Action Figures at Worlds AwayPosted by Brad on Feb 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments
A few dozen very cool statues and action figures have hit the shelves at you friendly neighbourhood Worlds Away (plus Pop Vinyl Dr. Who & Star Wars Pez!):
12″ Clockwork Orange Alex
King Kong of Skull Island
10″ Seven of Nine
10″ Borg Queen
The Batman Who Laughs
Hulk Grey SDCC Exclusive
Star Trek Master Series Worf
Halloween Michael Myers (with light-up pumpkin)
Classic Star Trek Kirk & Spock
Stark Trek Into Darkness Kirk & Spock.
Ravnica Allegiance LeaguePosted by Brad on Jan 30th, 2019 | 0 Comments
Hello Pumpkins! The Ravnica Allegiance 60-card sealed league, at your friendly neighbourhood Worlds Away, runs until Jan. 15, then we’ll cut to top four, with playoffs ending by the 22nd. Your competitors in the slugfest are: Richard Noels, Sean Blute, Adam Hobbs, Devin Purdy, Ken Campbell, Matt Powers, Emily Lloyd, Rick Miles, and yours truly, Brad Ashton-Haiste. Let’s hope this one ends before the spring.
Matt Powers defeated Adam Hobbs, and yours truly beat Rick Miles in the semis…drum roll please…with Matt emerging as the champion. His next league is free!
Comic Book Collection InPosted by Brad on Dec 31st, 2018 | 0 Comments
Attention Pumpkins! More than 2,500 comic books came into the shop recently, and they’re slowly heading out to the stacks. So far, approximately 300 Amazing Spider-Man, 250 Uncanny X-Men, 200 various Batman and Superman titles, and 100 second series X-Men comics have been bagged, boarded and filed. Next up are several runs of Wolverine, X-Men Classic and X-Men Unlimited. That said, the $1 bin is very full.