16 Best Comic Book Stores in Toronto

“What’s your favourite comic brand, DC or MC?”
Why are the Avengers so handy with tools? They’re always assembling. Ok, jokes aside, have you guys watched the new marvel movies? like why do we have a soft spot for Loki now? Even though they don’t follow the comic books, Marvel studios do end up making amazing actions movies! As much as we adore Marvel comics, we know there are other sorts of comics that you all enjoy, and we’d want to share our secret with you. So, here is a list of the 16 best comic book stores in Toronto that you can visit today.

16) Paradise Comics

This North York comic book business is Canada’s largest reseller of CGC and CGCSS comics. The store has a large range of new and hard-to-find vintage comics, books, collectibles, and graphic novels for younger children. Their shop also provides plush animals and toys that would thrill any comic book fan. They not only sell comics, but they also buy your comic collection. Please visit their website for more information and updates, and remember to collect points when you shop.

Address: 3278 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2L6
Phone: +14164879807

15) Pendragon Comics

You can find Pendragon Comics at Cloverdale Mall, around a 30-minute drive from downtown Toronto. Their store includes a huge range of new and vintage comic collections, sports cards, and Pokémon cards. The shop has been open for 30 years and specializes in golden and silver age comics and a collection of bronze and modern age comics. You can buy collections of CGC rated comics such as 9.6 Amazing Spider-Man #200 for $175, 9.8 Spiderman and Batman: Disordered Minds White Pages for $195, 9.4 Star Wars # 21977 Marvel for $750, and many others are available. They also sell omnibuses, hardback collections and board games. You can also order comics online, but only for a minimum of $25.

Address: 250 The East Mall, Etobicoke, ON M9B 3Y8 
Phone: +14162536974 

14) Kaos Komix

Kaos Komix, located in Richmond Hill, has a good range of hard-to-find comics and toys such as Mike Wallace 1997 Monte Carlo Spam’91. Any Silver or Copper Age comics you’re searching for would almost certainly be available, and if not, they’d be happy to order it for you at a reasonable fee. The store is open seven days from noon up to midnight, so don’t worry if you plan to get a book late at night.

13) Excalibur Comics Toronto

Excalibur Comics, located on the second level of Kingsway Cinema, is another hidden gem in Etobicoke. Despite its small size, the store offers some of the best new and vintage comics from the golden age to today’s hottest books, including CGC graded comic back issues, collectibles, toys, and super friendly service that any comic book fan will appreciate. The store also sells sports cards, games, graphic novels, coins and other collectibles at a reasonable price. If you are a comic book collector, you should at least visit this place once in your lifetime.

Address: 3030 Bloor St W, Etobicoke, ON M8X 1C4 
Phone: +14162363553 
Photo credit: Aidan 永暖 Borges (@eye_ess)

12) Red Nails II

Red Nails II is a sports and comic book store located in North York Sheridan Mall. For over 25 years, the store has provided comics, action figures, comic movies, graphic novels, collectibles, and many other items. The staff is quite knowledgeable, and the store stocks a wide range of comic books, including the most recent releases. Marvel and DC comics such as Absolute Carnage #1 for $10, All-New Captain America #1 for $6, Amazing Spider-Man #4 for $6, and many more are available at reasonable prices. Don’t forget to keep updated on their announcements since they have free comic book days and promotions.

Address:1700 Wilson Ave, North York, ON M3L 1B2 
Phone:+14162427899

11) West End Comics

West End Comics welcomes you to comic book heaven as they are now open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Wednesday to Sunday. They have a large store with a big range of comics, toys, action figures, games, and many other items. They have knowledgeable employees who provide helpful recommendations. If you are a comic book collector, this is the place to go since they provide monthly subscriptions. They also provide a combination of popular and independent comic books that you can buy and also sell yourself.

Address: 1590 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6R 1A8 
Phone: +14165885475 

10) Little Island Comics

This cute comic book shop sells a good selection of French and English comic books, Including graphic novels in various genres for kids! The cozy store has a small collection of adult comic books with prices as low as $1. It is a fun place to take your kids and explore. They also usually have discount book bins outside their storefront, so don’t forget to swing by and check.

Address: 323 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1S2 
Phone: +14165339168

9) Page and Panel: The TCAF Shop

This comic book store has a large range of books, graphic novels, manga, toys, accessories, and other small gift items for both adults and children. They offer a big selection of comics and a well-organized staff that is helpful. If you haven’t read the back issues of your favourite series, here is a great place to get comics at a reasonable price and enjoy them over the summer.

Address: 789 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4W 2G8 
Phone: +14163239212

8) The Comic Room

This Scarborough gem is one of the best places to go and buy an amazing selection of comics, books, and paperbacks that are both suitable for kids and adults at a reasonable price. The store is well-organized and has a big collection of both classic and modern comic books that are excellent for reading as a throwback or just collecting new issues. You can visit the store every day except Sunday and Monday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Don’t forget to stop by as they provide some of the best promotions available every time a new superhero film is released!

Address: 659 McCowan Rd, Scarborough, ON M1J 1K2 
Phone: +14164393045

7) Thunderstruck Bookstore

Thunderstruck store welcomes you with its doors open, but only two customers or one bubble of two individuals are permitted to shop at a time, with a 15 to a 20-minute time limit. This comic book store is just steps away from Spadina station. You can buy modern comics from mid-2018 to current updates such as Vote Loki, Dune, 2099 omega #1, AbsoluteCarnage Avengers #1, ActionComics #1007, and so many of your favourites are all here. This large comic book shop also sells books, minis, games, Pokémon cards, graphic novels, manga, and various other items. You’ll also find some of the best customer services here, with the owner making some excellent recommendations.

Address: https://g.page/ThunderstruckBookstore?share 
Phone: +16477974007

6) Hairy Tarantula

Hairy Tarantula is a comic book store without the creepy critters. This basement store primarily sells games, but it also has a good selection of comic books, graphic novels, miniatures, action figures, and manga for a reasonable price such as “The American Age of Comics: The DC Comics Collection”, just for $17. It’s a fantastic location to go if you want to buy fun games or books because they offer everything in one place. Remember to visit them; the store is always up to date with new collections.

Address: 3456 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2N4
Phone: +16474301263 

5) Atomic Age

This comic book store on Pape Ave is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 12 to 6 PM. Atomic Age has a good selection of comic books with a categorized list every Wednesday. They have a wide-ranging list of comic books such as Avengers Mech Strike #4, Black Cat Annual #1, Black Widow #8, and Shang-Chi #2. They also have excellent customer service and a system that lets your reserve items quickly to get the books that you want. Please note that they only permit limited visits for 10 minutes or less, so make sure you use your time appropriately and have fun reading.

4) Silver Snail

The downtown Silver Snail comic book store is a bookstore with a large range of collectibles, toys and games. The store features a well-organized and open shop, as well as a café, where you can buy one of the best comics, action figures, miniatures, games, and many other comic supplies from your favourite series. As of July 14, 2021, this week’s comic includes amazing Spider-Man #68 from Marvel comics, A Man Among YE #5 from Image comics, Blade Runner2029 #2 from Titan comics, and many others more selections you can find here. The store is located next to Five Guys Burgers and Fries, with parking nearby. Don’t forget to check their website for the weekly updates.

Address: 809 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1G1 
Phone: +16476460889

3) Cyber City Comix

This store located in North York is stocked with comics, miniatures, action figures, toys, games, and a variety of other items, opened seven days a week. They provide a nice collection of old and new comics from your favourite Marvel, DC, Titan, Archie comics, and many other series. The shop also refreshes the shelves from 70 to 19 new titles so you can enjoy and spend your money on where the fun is always up to date. The store is pretty popular, so arrive early and ask for help if you can’t find what you’re looking for. The staff is friendly and helpful, and they give wonderful recommendations. The store now has a summer SALE with back issues of 50% off, 40% off for manga and 40% off for toys and 25% off for supplies and cards. Please check their website for many more deals before the summer ends.

Address: 1025 Steeles Ave W, North York, ON M2R 2S9 
Phone: +14166677592 

2) The Beguiling

For over 30 years, The Beguiling has been a bookshop offering one of the best comic book selections, manga, local art, and a varied range of graphic novels. They have a fantastic collection of comics for kids and teenagers, including comic strips, European comics, and alternative comics. They offer a very user-friendly and helpful online system where you can set up a subscription service where you can give them a list of comics you’d want to buy ahead of time, and they’ll make sure they’re ready for you when you arrive at the store. Don’t forget to swing by, it’s a great location to purchase some weekend entertainment or a gift for a comic book fan.

Address: 319 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1S2 
Phone: +14165339168

1) The Sidekick

What could be better than a comic book that also happens to be a café? Imagine reading Scarlet Witch while sipping delicious iced lattes – just don’t spill on the precious book. The café offers a nice seating area with stools and unique themed mugs. The store is open seven days a week and offers a great intimate atmosphere with a rustic design. They have a good collection of comics from many genres such as adventure, sci-fi, young adult, and alternative comics, both current and back issues. You can find your favourite comics at a fair price here, such as Thor: Vault of Heroes and Wonder Women: Warbringer, both starting at $21.99.

The Best comic book stores in Toronto are:

That concludes our list of comic book stores. We hope we were able to help you meet your comic fantasies, and be sure to check out our daily updates for the best suggestions in Toronto. GodSpeed.

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