Anyone who collects comic books knows that you can’t just go to any comic book store. You have to go to the comic book store. Well, search no further, because the best comic book shops in Connecticut will have all you want and more! – Nicole Roberge


Heroes and Hitters

1845 Silas Deane Hwy.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 529-8824

Heroes and Hitters receives new comic books every Wednesday, so you never have to worry about not finding something or getting tired of the “same old stuff.” The store carries mostly Marvel and DC, both current and back issues. It also carries graphic novels, action figures, t-shirts and posters. Heroes and Hitters takes special orders, as well, and is open seven days a week, with frequent special events.

The Bookie

155 Burnside Ave.
East Hartford, CT 06118

The Bookie sells a variety of books and is known especially for their eclectic mix of comic books. Here you can find vintage comics to new issues, as well as action figures. You may also want to browse the science fiction section. The store has an array of comic books, including back issues and favorites to just released books. They have books too! You will find there is more than enough to keep you – and your wallet – busy.

Buried Under Comics

188 Middle Turnpike W.
Manchester,CT 06040
(860) 643-7295

Buried Under Comics is known to have top-notch and knowledgeable staff. So, if you are looking for something specific, then this is certainly one of the best comic book shops in Hartford to visit. In addition to comics, the store carries horror books, classic novels, children’s book, and, of course, zombies and vampires. May 1 is Free Comic-Book Day, but you don’t have to wait until then to check it out; the owner says there is a comic book for everyone, so why don’t you go find the perfect one for you?