Important note: The following are sites we recommend and with which we've agreed to exchange links. Please be aware that they are separate from our site and run by different people or organizations than us. As such, we have no control over their content.

Here's an exhaustive directory of links to all book publishers: www.publishers411.com

Best blogs of news and reviews of indie comics: The Comics Reporter and Journalista at The Comics Journal's site.

Here's an excellent source of the best graphic novels, reprints as well as art books: BUD'S ART BOOKS

One of the great alternative comics publishers: Fantagraphics.

A site that will get you into everything comics: Comic Book Resources: with an exhaustive list of links.

Comicon.com is a fun site on alternative/indie comics run just like a comics con! Check it out! Great news site on all comics news. And don't miss SequentialTart.com run by all women with a good slant on indie comics.

Fandom Directory (Online Edition) - Your on-line link to Fandom around the world! Science Fiction, Star Trek, Comics, Trading Cards, Gaming and More! Point and click access to thousands of fan, collector, dealer, store, publisher, club and convention email addresses and web sites.

Heavy Metal magazine has a cool site now with info on their latest issues and on back issues as well as plenty of great fantasy, erotic books and merchandise!

Discover the world of the best and largest Spanish Comics publisher NORMA. We get a lot of our books from them (Royo, Giardino, Manara, etc...) (In Spanish)

Check out the first virtual museum of comics! Used to be quite a brick and mortar in Northampton, MA. Now only on the web. The Words and Pictures Museum.

Discover the amazing world of european comics! Some of the best French-language publishers of comics (many of our Eurocomics come from them): Casterman, Dargaud, Delcourt (They are in French, however, but the pictures speak for themselves!)

Heavy Metal is an SF comics magazine with great art. Their site offers even more.

Here's another great museum on pop culture and comcis in Baltimore:
Steve Geppi's Entertainment museum.

COOL COMIC BOOKSTORES AROUND THE U.S
  • BERKELEY, CA.
    Comic Relief, 2138 University Ave.
  • BELLE FONTE, PA.
    Calliope Comics, 519 Valentine Hill Rd.
  • BETHESDA, MD.
    Big Planet Comics , 4908 Fairmont Ave.
  • BOSTON:
    Million Year Picnic, 99 Mount Auburn St.
  • CHICAGO:
    Graham Crackers, 5 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL
    Chicago Comics, 3244 North Clark St.
    Quimby's 1854 W. North Ave., an incredibly wonderful store for indies!
  • CLEVELAND:
    Comic Heaven, 4847 Robin Hood, Willoughby
  • DALLAS / FT.WORTH
    Titan Comics, 9444 Marsh, Dallas
    Paper Heroes, 204 D. Ft. Hood Rd., Killeen
  • EVANSTON, IL.,
    Comix Revolution, 606 Davis St.
  • GARDENA, CA.
    www.geoffreyscomics.com
  • HOUSTON:
    Bedrock City Comics
  • LAUDERHILL, FL., TATE'S
  • LA
    Golden Apple, 7711 Melrose Ave.
    Golden Apple, 8962 Reseda Blvd., Northridge
    Hi-De-Ho, 525 Santa Monica Blvd.
    21st Century, 814 W. Chapman Ave., Orange
    Meltdown
    (their site concentrates on toys but their store has our books!)
  • MASSACHUSETTS
    That's Entertainment
  • MEMPHIS, TN
    Comic Cellar Cards, Comic Games, 4728 Yale Rd.
  • MINNEAPOLIS:
    Dreamhaven, 912 W. Lake St.
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA.
    Lee's Comics, 1020-F N. Rengstorff Ave., (by Costco) 650-965-1800
  • NEWARK, DE
    Captain Blue Hen, 280 E. Main Street.
  • NYC:
    Jim Hanley's Universe, 4 W.33rd St. (by far the best selection of our stuff anywhere)
    Jim Hanley's Universe,325 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island
    Cosmic Comics, 26 E.23rd St. 2nd fl.
    Village Comics, 214 Sullivan St.
    Midtown Comics, 200 W.40th St. 2nd Floor
  • OAKLAND, CA.
    Doctor Comics and Mr.Games, 4014 Piedmont Ave.
  • PHILADELPHIA:
    Atomic City Comics, 424 South St., Philadelphia
    Showcase Comics, 874 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr
    Showcase Comics, Granite Run, Media
  • PITTSBURGH:
    Eide's Entertainment, 1121 Penn Ave.
  • Portland, OR
    Cosmic Monkey Comics
    5335 NE Sandy Blvd.
  • SAN MATEO, CA.
    Lee's Comics, 2222 S. El Camino Real, (2 blocks S. of H. 92) 650-571-1489
  • SEATTLE:
    Zanadu, 1923 3rd Ave., 98101
    Zanadu, 1307 NE 45th St, 98105
    Comics Dungeon, 1622 1/2 N. 45th St., 98103
  • TOLEDO:
    JC's Comic Stop, 5239 Hill Ave.
  • VIENNA, VA.
    Big Planet Comics, 426 Maple Ave. East.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.:
    Alt. Worlds, 72 Cranbrook Rd., Cockeysville, MD.
    Closet of Comics, 7315 Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD.
    Big Planet Comics , 3145 Dumbarton Ave. NW, GEORGETOWN

    MORE TO COME! To find out the comic-book store nearest to you call THE COMIC SHOP LOCATOR SERVICE at 888 COMIC BOOK. But remember, unfortunately many comic-book stores are only 'superhero dens' with limited understanding of the rest of the world! We suggest you call first to find out their selection of alternative/independents.
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