Find Comic Books

Sometimes subscription plans simply don't offer access to classic, vintage, or back issues of comics from older eras, such as the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Ages of comic books. At times like these, you need a source of comic books, either online or brick and mortar, that can cater to your specific needs.

  • ComicConnect is the "do it yourself" place where you can sell comic books and buy comic books from other collectors who are selling Golden Age and Silver Age comic books. It's administrated by the same people at, so the site gets a lot of the traffic and customers from them. It's a great way to sell your back issues directly to the Fortune 500 CEOs and movie stars Metropolis caters to, rather than getting pittance for your collection on eBay.
  • Metropolis Comics is the world's biggest dealer of back issued comics and key issues from the years of 1930 — 1975. Their inventory has just about every comic that was published between those years including some very rare comic pedigrees. They also reportedly spend about $4 million dollars each year buying vintage comic books from people's collections, and have more money than God. They've bought and sold all the key issue comics such as Amazing Fantasy 15, Detective Comics 27, Action Comics 1, Hulk 181, Showcase 22 & Mile High pedigree comics. They pay A LOT more than what you get from an auction house, eBay or mom-and-pop dealer.
  • Looking for comic book shops? Well, look no further thanComic Shop Locator and Local Comic Books
  • Atlas Comics opened in 1988 and is one of Chicago's finest comic book shops. They carry an impressive catalogue of current comics as well as back issues. Well worth the visit if you're local to Chicago or if you're a traveler just passing through, since it's just 10 short minutes from O'Hare.
  • G-Mart is an online dealer that lets you subscribe to comic books and also look for modern books online (eg. 1980's-90's material).
  • Pack Rat Comics has subscription services and promotions for new Randy Bowen comic book hero statues.
  • Comic collectors are concerned not just with the immediate quality of their valuable books, but also preserving that quality. Bill Cole Enterprises has has been a leading supplier of preservation materials since opening in 1973. Not only supplying collectors, BCE has supplied such institutions as The National Archives, The U. S. Library of Congress, The U.S. Mint and even the White House.