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Best Comic Book Shops In Sacramento

November 15, 2010 1:25 PM

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Sacramento aims to please the avid comic book fan. Stores here pride themselves on having a thorough stock of new and old comics, along with video games, movies, and more.
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A-1 Comics

5361 Auburn Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 331-9203

Do you want variety? If so, it’s hard to beat the huge supply of comic books that line the shelves of A-1 Comics. Billing itself as home to “the largest selection of Golden Age, Silver Age & Bronze Age comics in the Northern California area,” A-1 Comics offers thousands of titles to choose from and expert grading. In other words, all your comic book needs can probably be satisfied here. You can peruse classic comics from the storied ages: Golden – 1938-1955; Silver – 1956-1969; and Bronze – 1970-1979, and more. They are also eager to buy and trade. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.

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Empire’s Comics Vault

2357 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 924-0775

Empire’s Comics Vault has only gotten bigger over the years, even doubling its store size. The experts here can help you find whatever you are looking for in the world of comics, including new and old comics. But this isn’t just a store for comic book lovers. No, Empire’s Comics Vault also carries statues, wall scrolls, posters, clothing, toys, DVDs, magazines, miniature games, and a large selection of Strategy Board Games. You can also play some of the games here in a designated area that is available whenever the store is open. Hours: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

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Comics and Collectibles

1904 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento, CA 95822
(916) 392-2467

Comics and Collectibles has a huge stock of the latest comics and graphic novels, as well as gaming space and collectibles for many ages and interests. Comics and Collectibles also has a large collection of Silver and Bronze Age comics and encourage patrons to check out its “Wall of X-Men.” The store offers a different special depending on the day of the week:

  • Tuesday: 30% off New Back Issues Box
  • Wednesday: New Comics Day
  • Thursday: Magic the Gathering Day
  • Friday: Universal Fighting System Day
  • Saturday: Warhammer 40K Day
  • Sunday: Dungeons & Dragons Day

You will want to subscribe to the store’s mailing list to help you keep up with all that’s happening here. Hours: Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m.; Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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  • Michelle Randall

    The best thing about Empire Comics is the owner. He never fails to please my geeky husband’s wants for comics.

  • Ben Schwartz

    Thank you, Michelle. We really do appreciate every one of our customers but it really means a lot to know we are doing things right.

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