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British Comic Shops and other comic locations

Comic Shops in the UK and Ireland

Very much a work in progress, here's a map of British and Irish comic shops and venues that often have comics exhibitions or comics events. It's generated using Google Maps; if I've missed a shop, please let me know and I'll add it as soon as possible. I hope it's useful.

Please note, despite the ever-improving accuracy of search engines, it's worth checking a shop is still open, or its opening times, before you make a trip.


View UK Comic Shops and Exhibitions in a larger map

Online Comic Services

It's also worth checking the web sites of your local comic shops - or indeed the web sites of any of the comic shops mapped above, as most also provide mail order services.

5 Carlowrie Place, Gorebridge, EH23 4XL
Tel: 01875 825 503 E-mail: hello@thecomicbookstore.co.uk

Launched in 2011, the Edinburgh-based Comic Book Store stocks everything from 2000AD to The Walking Dead and everything in-between.
The company is ran by comic book enthusiasts only, the site is ever expanding and their aim is to offer as wide a range as possible in comics and graphic novels. They are also in the process of creating a British Comics only section.
"We strive to offer an easy to use site and provide excellent customer service and fast delivery," says Jenny McDonald.

• Economic Comics
Web: http://economic-comics.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/economiccomics

Launched in 2008, UK based supplier of comics, graphic novels, comic supplies, trading cards and related merchandise.
 

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