Is there a particular comic you want to read? One of the following 10 best comic bookstores in Ohio should have what you’re looking for.
1. Comic Town
Comic Town in Columbus, Ohio, has been operating primarily online during the pandemic but is now back in its brick-and-mortar shop. They have an enormous collection of comics, graphic novels, and many novelty items to choose from on their shelves.
In addition to the many choices they offer, they hold many Magic the Gathering events where customers can share MTG trading singles and bond over conversations centered around a love for comics and the comic-based role-playing games that they enjoy.
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2. Krazzy Comics
There is a lot on offer at Krazzy Comics. You will find your favorite comics, but a whole lot more. You will find old-school arcade games to play and plenty of vintage comics and comic collections from which to choose. There is even an area for kids to color or read while you shop.
The shop also includes a gallery of original art from local artists and a sofa where you can just sit and chat with one another or the owners. There are also many events, classes, videos, and podcasts sponsored or created by the shop for customers to enjoy.
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3. Capital City Comics
Capital City Comics in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, has everything you could want in a comic store. You will find new comics, vintage comics, rare comics, and even a dollar rack full of unexpected treasures. At times, you will even find some of your favorite characters wandering about.
This is a super friendly shop when it comes to children. There are tons of events for the whole family where everyone can come in and meet comic creators, ask questions about their creations or artwork, and enjoy previews of upcoming releases.
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4. Carol & John’s Comic Shop
If you are looking for all the best in comics and comic-related merchandise, you will enjoy a visit to Carol & John’s Comic Shop in Cleveland, Ohio. Owned by John and Carol Shearer, this shop boasts new, used, and collectible comics, as well as a variety of apparel and figurines.
While the store has recently pared down its backstock, you will still find a substantial number of earlier editions to choose from in their store. Whether you are looking for current issues, leatherbound collector’s editions, or something else entirely, they are sure to have it.
Reach out to the store.
5. Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy
Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy in Lewis Center, Ohio, is part of a comic bookstore franchise. They carry comics of all kinds, as well as graphic novels and games. They also play host to a number of tabletop gaming events in the area, including DnD and MTG.
In addition to the usual comic bookstore inventory, you will find a host of quality clothing items, top-of-the-line figurines, action figures, and a host of other comic-based merchandise. Among the events they host are creator signings, game demos, and workshops.
Contact the store to learn more.
6. Our Comic Shoppe
Looking for a great comic bookstore in Milford, Ohio? You should check out Our Comic Shoppe, open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., except for Sundays and Mondays. The shop has recently remodeled its space and is currently updating its website for online shopping.
They carry new comics, collectible editions, posters, games, action figures, apparel, and all of the usual comic bookstore items customers enjoy. If you do not see it in the shop, you have only to ask, and they will help you find what you are looking for from one of their sources.
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7. Adam’s Action Figures and Comics
Adam’s Action Figures and Comics has two locations to choose from in Ohio, one in Rootstown and another in Canfield. Both stores carry a wide inventory of comics, toys, games, action figures, and rare collectibles. They also purchase collections from individual sellers.
In addition to the items for sale in the store, Adam’s hosts question and answers sessions with comic book creators from across the globe. They also offer unique covers created by local artists for those who want something they can truly call one-of-a-kind.
Contact the store to buy or sell.
8. Rupp’s Comics
In the thirty years since Rupp’s Comics in Fremont, Ohio, opened, they have become one of the most popular comic bookstores in the mid-west. In addition to current comic book editions, they carry more than one and a half million back issues in their warehouse.
The store also carries many figurines, Funko Pop, and action toys. If you have comics to sell, they are always happy to take a look and make you an offer. You might also want to attend one of their events, workshops, or signings from popular creators.
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9. World’s Greatest Comics
World’s Greatest Comics (WGC) in Huber Ridge, Ohio, is open seven days a week. With all the new releases from comic giants like Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, IDW, and others on their shelves, the store aims to carry something for every comic book fan who visits the store.
In addition to their current editions and recent back issues, the store carries a vintage collection of comics. If you are looking to sell a comic book collection produced between 1930 and 1975, the experienced staff of collectors at WGC will be happy to travel to you to discuss terms.
Give the store a call.
10. Queen City Comic & Card Company
Queen City Comic & Card Company has two locations, one in Pleasant Ridge, Ohio, and another in Fairfield, Ohio. Both sit just north of Cincinnati. The Pleasant Ridge location has been in operation since 1987 and the Fairfield store opened in 1996.
Both stores carry comic books, posters, trading cards, and toys with new inventory arriving weekly. In addition to new issues, the store carries many collectible comics purchased from private stashes. There are over 50,000 issues displayed in store with another half million in stock.
Find out what they have to offer.