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Kent Comics shop front

Comic Book Shop: Kent Comics

You could be forgiven for not finding Kent Comics on first walking along the High Street in Orpington, Kent – its address is 59A High Street, but you won’t see it actually on the high street along with the rest of the usual chains and charity shops. To reach Kent Comics, you have to walk down a side street off the…

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Dave's Comics Interior

Comic Book Shop: Dave’s Comics

I have confessed previously of my belief that Gosh! is the greatest comic book shop in the world. However, on a recent visit to Brighton, I finally visited a comic book shop that is a close second. And not just because it has my name in the title. Dave’s Comics is a shop so good it needs two separate shops,…

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Comic Book Shops: Bromley

It’s been a while since I’ve documented visits to comic book shops in London (and elsewhere), but I have recently become a resident of south-east London, so it was a pleasant surprise to find not one but two comic book shops in the general area. The two shops provide a contrast in the style and approach towards selling comic books…

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Comic Book Shops: Croydon

Growing up in London, I never considered Croydon part of London – it was a suburb that marked the boundary between the sprawling metropolis and the boring country. This was misguided ignorance on my part, as I had never been there, didn’t know anybody who lived there or even looked it up on a map. What can I say? I…

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