Quirky & Cool!
When visiting San Francisco and looking for comic book shops, James Sime's ISOTOPE in Hayes Valley is one of the places to see. Clean, well lighted, and well stocked, James offers a welcoming presence to his store. My only knock is there are no back issues. Strictly for the trades and new monthly buyers. Isotope also features creator signings, toilet seat art (no, really!), and the occasional tiki tour pub crawl.
East Bay's Best Comic Shop!
When mentioning the best comic book shops in the San Francisco East Bay, Rory Root's COMIC RELIEF certainly gets mentioned but Joe Field's FLYING COLORS comes out on top. Joe and his friendly staff offer a little of everything packed into his small location. Back issues? Cheap bins? New books? Floppies? Indie books? Statues? Toys? Trades? Art books? T-Shirts? Silver Age books? Joe's got 'em all and a good rep in the industry.
For Indie comics and graphic novels, Comix Experience is legendary in San Francisco. For years, I lived blocks away from the store and was able to...
great used book store!
Aardvark Books is a fantastic used bookstore. They have a great selection of different books in all genres. They also have many out of print books a...
Cards and Comics Central
This store has any type of card you can ever want. The prices are pretty reasonable and the service is pretty great. You can stay in this store and ...