We'll admit it, buying and reading comics on an iPad is pretty convenient, but nothing can replace the sensation of stepping into a comic book shop lined with row after row of new issues (some featuring Chicago super heroes). Chicago comic book readers have plenty of stores to choose from, each staffed with knowledgeable folks who can help you find what you're looking for, whether you're a Marvel true believer, a DC devotee or an indie fanatic. Much like book stores, these are places where you can find some mind-expanding reading material.
The best Chicago comic book stores
Stock up on the latest issues and collectibles at some of the most heroic comic book stores in Chicago
Best comic book stores
Why hike up to Skokie for your funny books (though, come on, it's right off the Yellow Line)? Aw Yeah co-owner Art Baltazar is the kid-friendly DC artist behind Tiny Titans. His cartoon super cat covers the walls, behind the racks of toys and comics. The king of cute and whimsical is the greatest gateway to get kids into the art of comic books. The events, which draw big-name artists and writers, and industry-insider smarts will deeply satisfy the adult superfan.
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