Monday, January 14, 2019

Happy National Hot Sauce Week

This week: game night, movie night, and a weekend full of hot sauce and LEGO. 



TUE | 6:00 PM | Jan. 15, 2019
Empire's Comics' Game Night

Join us tomorrow at SacTown Brewery for an evening of friendly competition, childhood giddiness and great craft beer! Hosted by Empire's Comics Vault, it's Board Game Night! Come one or come all for an evening of games ranging from Cards Against Humanity to Munchkin. If you have a rad game at home, feel free to bring it with you and share!

Children welcome until 8 p.m. No entry fee & no registration needed. (Add to FB calendar)




FRI | 7:00 PM | Jan. 18, 2019
Movie Night

Trivia, candy, popcorn, and the Blues Brothers! Need we say more? (Add to FB calendar)




 
SAT | 11:00 PM | Jan. 19, 2019
Happy National Hot Sauce Day

Ok, sure, we're a few days early. National Hot Sauce Day is January 22, but we are doing something special beforehand so that you're ready! Buy any 1 hot sauce and get another of equal or lesser value FREE! It is that simple. One day only! (Add to FB calendar)



SAT | 11:00 AM | Jan. 19, 2019
Sac Brick Builders Meetup

Join us for the Jan meeting of Sac BB!  This month's theme is "Favorites"! Bring your favorite build or anything else that's your "favorite" and LEGO-related! (Add to FB calendar)


COMING SOON


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Let's go 2019! This week's events

We're back in action, bringing you all the things you love and more -- comics, cosplay sketching, movie nights, and more.

Here's what's going on this week!



THU | 6:30 PM | Jan. 10, 2019
Comics Discussion: Isola

An evil spell has been cast on the Queen of Maar, and her Captain of the Guard will do anything to reverse it. Their only hope lies on an island half a world away-a place known in myth as Isola, land of the dead. Collects ISOLA #1-5. (Add to FB calendar)

Gotham Academy creators BRENDEN FLETCHER and KARL KERSCHL reunite with series colorist MSASSYK and letterer ADITYA BIDIKAR for a breathtaking fantasy adventure two decades in the making.

Recommended for fans of Studio Ghibli and the work of Hayao Miyazaki.



FRI | 6:30 PM | Jan. 11, 2019
Happy Paint Evening

We provide everything you need, including instruction, to paint the scene pictured here. Cost is $40. Participation limited to 12. Sign up online. (Add to FB calendar)




SAT | 7:00 PM | Jan. 12, 2019
Live Music: The Little Army

The Little Army is guitarist/vocalist Evan and drummer Tyler. We're excited to have them in the shop tomorrow night. Come in and enjoy some good music. Get a taste of The Little Army on their Bandcamp page. (Add to FB calendar)



TUE | 6:00 PM | Jan. 15, 2019
Empire's Comics' Game Night

AT SacTown Brewery! Every third Tuesday, enjoy an evening of friendly competition, childhood giddiness and great craft beer! Hosted by Empire's Comics Vault, it's Board Game Night! Come one or come all for an evening of games ranging from Cards Against Humanity to Munchkin. If you have a rad game at home, feel free to bring it with you and share!

Children welcome until 8 p.m. No entry fee & no registration needed. (Add to FB calendar)


COMING SOON


Sunday, December 16, 2018

The year is rapidly coming to a close, but we're not slowing down! Here's what's going on this week in the shop.


















TUE | 6:00 PM | Dec. 18, 2018
Empire's Comics Vault's GAME NIGHT

Grab a board game, some players, and a cold beverage and let's kiss 2018 goodbye with some good times with good friends. See you there. (Add to FB calendar)




































FRI | 7:00 PM | Dec. 21, 2018
MOVIE NIGHT: DIE HARD
Join us for the best holiday movie of all time! Don't believe us. Come watch. Free. Free popcorn also. (Add to FB calendar)








VOTE TODAY
2018's Best In Comics
Vote in Cracking the Vault Podcast's annual comics awards. CAST YOUR VOTE



















FINAL WEEK: NOW through December 19, 2018
Toys for Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento
It's for the kids. Bring a toy, or buy any toy at 25% OFF if donated. Select toys for donation are 50% OFF. (Add to your Facebook calendar.) Explore other ways to donate at CRHS's website.



COMING SOON

12/24 - Open Christmas Eve (for a little while)
12/25 - Happy Holidays (Closed)
12/31 - New Year's Eve (Closed)
01/01 - Closed
01/01 - Art Gallery at Empires with Melissa Pagluica
01/10 - Graphic Novel Discussion - Isola

VIEW ALL OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

Have you seen our weekly comics show? Watch it here.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Nooligan's Nightwing DC Collectibles signing

Always something exciting in store for you here in the shop. This week we welcome Sacramento artist Nooligan! And if you want to talk comics, join us to discuss Kate Bishop's Hawkeye. Plus painting, LEGO's, and more.



WED | 6:00 PM | Dec. 12, 2018
December Blues: nooligan x nightwing release signing

Sacramento artist Nooligan joins us for the release of his newest DC Collectibles vinyl figure -- Nightwing. Come in, meet the artist, and get your figure signed. (Add to FB calendar)


THU | 6:30 PM | Dec. 13, 2018
Comics Discussion: Kate Bishop, Hawkeye

Join us to discuss the first volume of Kate Bishop's Hawkeye. Everyone is invited. Free to attend. (Add to FB calendar)


FRI | 6:30 PM | Dec. 14, 2018
Happy Paint Evening

We provide everything you need, including instruction, to paint the scene pictured here. Cost is $40. Max participants is 15. So sign up before seats sell out. Sign up online. (Add to FB calendar)




SAT | 11:00 AM | Dec. 15, 2018
Sac Brick Builders

Bring your LEGOs and let's build! Or just check out what we're building. All are welcome -- whether you have bricks or not. (Add to FB calendar)



VOTE TODAY
2018's Best In Comics

Vote in Cracking the Vault Podcast's annual comics awards. CAST YOUR VOTE





NOW through December 19, 2018
Toys for Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento

It's for the kids. Bring a toy, or buy any toy at 25% OFF if donated. Select toys for donation are 50% OFF. (Add to your Facebook calendar.) Explore other ways to donate at CRHS's website.



COMING SOON

12/21 - Movie Night: Die Hard
12/24 - Open Christmas Eve (for a little while)
12/25 - Happy Holidays (Closed)
12/31 - New Year's Eve (Closed)
01/01 - Closed
01/01 - Art Gallery at Empires with Melissa Pagluica
01/10 - Graphic Novel Discussion - Isola

VIEW ALL OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

Have you seen our weekly comics show? Watch it here.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

We're thankful for 2018 and You

Here are 14 things we're grateful for this last year. We start with the #1 most important thing we're grateful for, and after that, the list is in no particular order. Let us know what's on your list. :) Enjoy.

YOU! All of you, the shop's patrons, make our shop a cool place to talk about comics and geek topics -- and you make it a safe place for people of all ages and ways of life.



Our official podcast, Cracking the Vault Podcast celebrates is 150th episode with a game show episode that you can play along with while you listen! They even published a special "thankful for comics" episode.



FCBD moves outside — bigger and better and we eliminated waiting in line!


Mariko Tamaki joined us at Creative Women Mini-Con 2018!


We added a new product to our shelves -- hot sauce.


First batch of shirts! And two LE totes.
First event pin! -- The Merpug, designed by local Jen Monson for Creative Women Mini-Con 2018.


Giant connect 4!
Image comics got its own section!
Happy paint night!



Brewery game night.
Expanded kids section and added young adult section.


Book signing for Sacramento's Ryan Millers' first book!