With seemingly everyone in the White City preoccupied with being hip, we often overlook the few brave Tel Avivians still following unconventional - albeit, nerdy - pursuits. For those of you out there that haven’t succumbed to the Wi-Fi-dependent, party-and-brunching ways of Tel Aviv, we applaud you, and offer an unconventional list of places to find the Bible of geeks: comic books! From classic storefront locations in the city center with walls and aisles of books you’ll want to take to a bookstore café, to an online shop selling anime apparel so that you can act out your greatest fantasies, these comic book destinations making it in the 21st-century remind us that not all heroes wear capes.
4 Tel Aviv comic book shops to unleash your inner geek at
Immerse yourself in the geek Bible of all Bibles at these four comic book stores
Israeli comic shops worth a visit
Stepping into Akiba you might forget you’re in Tel Aviv, and instead, feel like you’re in the center of Tokyo. This anime and manga merchandise shop, located in Dizengoff Center, is ground zero for the manga-anime revolution reaching Israel in the past several years. Akiba is here to meet the needs of Japan's popular culture enthusiasts, from masks and posters to cosplay accessories and even Japanese snacks. Beyond the variety of products that can be found here, they also hold events aimed at spreading the love for anime, manga and everything is in between.