Compared to regular books, comic books have 40% more ink, 75% more action, and 100% more scratch-and-sniff-and-learn-to-fly options. Rocket yourself closer to immortality with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of comic books, graphic novels, and more at Atlas Comics in Norridge.
Atlas Comics boasts an in-store inventory of roughly 50,000 issues with a search file of 70,000 more in stock, as well as an extensive selection of vintage comic books dating back to the 1950s. Pick up a current well-known monthly title such as Spider-Man, The Walking Dead, or Batman (average price of $2.99–$3.99), or find an ideal Mother's Day gift with a Sin City, Hellboy or Transformers graphic novel ($12.95–$19.95). Recent back issues include Marvel titles such as Fantastic Four and Thor ($1–$20). Tap into the staff's considerable comics knowledge to uncover information on back issues, special orders, and the location of supervillain lairs below Lake Michigan.
Seven Yelpers give Atlas Comics an average of 4.5 stars:
- This small shop is THE comic book gem of the North Side of Chicago. The owner is friendly and always willing to help you find what you're looking for. – Eric L., 10/7/09