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Organization Station!

Do your comics look like this?


Are you tired of digging through stacks on your coffee table? Does your significant other want their end table and/or floor back? Are your comics crying out to be alphabetized and in proper order?

Your comics could look like this after one trip to The Comic Book Shop! Ding!


We have you covered with short and long DrawerBoxes, regular short and long comic boxes, bags, boards, dividers, and expert assistance in organization of your favorite hobby!

Come by The Shop today to ask for some organization advice and get what you need to get organized like the pros!


All-New X-Men Launch Party!

All-New X-Men Launch Party!

November 14, 2012

All Brian Michael Bendis/Stuart Immonen graphic novels will be 25% off!

For each copy of All-New X-Men you purchase, be entered to win a free year’s subscription to All-New X-Men!

Join us in celebrating one of Marvel Now’s premiere titles!

Limited Edition Lithographs, Buttons & More!!*

*With purchase of All-New X-Men #1. While supplies last.


Top Shelf Productions October Sale



Top Shelf Productions publishes some of the most interesting and visually engaging alternative comics and graphic novels in the industry right now. Working with talents such as Alan Moore, Matt Kindt, Jeff Lemire, Nate Powell, Craig Thompson, and many other award-winning creators, they continue to deliver unique, quality stories year after year.

Since 1997 Top Shelf has published more than 250 award winning comics and graphic novels. Their most recent accomplishment? The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire reached the New York Times Bestseller List in August of this year. For a publisher that started out as a single anthology showcasing up-and-comers, they’ve come a long way.


To celebrate our love for Top Shelf and their support of emerging talent, ALL TOP SHELF graphic novels are  25% off during the month of October!

If you’re looking for a gift for an alternative/independent reader we recommend starting with our Top Shelf section. Here are a few favorites:

  • Andy Runton: Owly (all ages, wordless)
  • Jeff Lemire: Underwater Welder, Essex County
  • Craig Thompson: Blankets (available in soft or hardcover)
  • James Kochalka: American Elf, Dragon Puncher, Johnny Boo (all ages)
  • Harvey Pekar: Cleveland
  • Jeffery Brown: Incredible Change-Bots, Clumsy, Undeleted Scenes
  • Alan Moore: League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century
  • Nate Powell: Swallow Me Whole, Any Empire


Did You Know…Shop Edition: Gift Registry

What do you get the person that seems to have everything? How do you avoid that awkward moment when someone gets you a birthday present that you already have?  The Comic Book Shop has the answer! Gift Registry!

For any big event in your life, we’ve got you covered. Tell us the day of the event and a list of what you see in the store that you’d love to have. We’ll let all your friends and family know and make sure they buy just the right gift!

Did You Know…Shop Edition #3: PaperKeg Podcast

“Ask me about PaperKeg Podcast!”

Have you listened to PaperKeg Podcast? Because you should. You’ll hear Roundtable discussions of the latest comics and a  Book Club Review hosted by some of the funniest and informative guys on the internet airwaves. On the spinner rack near the TARDIS we showcase graphic novels and trade paperbacks that PaperKeg has featured.

Looking for something to read? Pick up a book off the PaperKeg rack then download the correlative podcast on iTunes for free!

Did You Know…Shop Edition #2: We Can ReOrder For You

Did you know we can ReOrder some sold out items?

It’s happened to all of us, you’re looking for that one specific issue that you missed last week and now they’re all gone. Never fear! Simply ask us “Hey, can you still get that one issue of Space Explorers VS Aqua-Bots that came out last week?” We’ll see if we can order if for you and if we can, we will!

“But what if it’s not available for order? What do I do then??” you say. Lucky for you, we’re always buying collections of comics and toys, new and old. If the item you’re looking for isn’t available from our distributors, there is a chance it may find it’s way to us in one of those collections. If you ask nicely, we’ll make a note of what you’re looking for and let you know if we find one.


Did You Know…Shop Edition #1: Gift Certificates

It’s quite possible that if you’re reading this blog, you’ve visited our shop in North Wilmington. But there might be some things that you don’t know or haven’t noticed about our shop. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be having Shop Editions of Did You Know?, focusing on those things that our shop happily offers. Please, hands, feet, and tentacles in the blog vehicle at all times. Thank  you and enjoy the infunmational ride!

1. Gift Certificates, We Got ‘Em. So it’s your buddy’s birthday and what do you get the guy who seems to have everything? Or maybe a family member has a huge collection and you don’t quite know what they need. We have the solution with Gift Certificates! Available in any amount greater than $10 and always the perfect size!

How does one obtain a Gift Certificate you ask? Come to The Shop and ask “May I purchase a Gift Certificate, please?” It’s that simple!