Store offers comic books, manga and more for residents from Fairfax to D.C.
BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF
If you ever want to spend hours catching up on the latest manga plots or comic book series, the Amazing Comic Shop, located in the University Mall Shopping Center, is your place to be.
With being only a 15 minute walk away from Mason, the shop is highly convenient for Mason students and nearby residents wishing to learn what new comics are out or wanting to pick up a new Funko Pop! for their collection.
Open every day of the week until at least 6 p.m., the shop allows itself to be accessible to its patrons whenever they need a new poster or statue to adorn their room.
Inside the shop, you can spend hours searching through all of the shop’s merchandise, which includes hundreds of comic books, manga posters and more.
The store offers the latest in collectibles, action figures and trade collections. The shop is a perfect fit for collectors looking for the rarest items to finally complete their collections. The store is a hidden gem which can keep you occupied for hours on end.
It also stays accessible to the public by often recommending both top comic book picks and new releases every week on its website and keeping an active social media presence through Instagram and Facebook.
Every Wednesday, the shop posts about new merchandise it has received, so customers know they can grab items that range from a cute new werewolf figurine to a new Superman statue to the latest Deadpool comic.
The store also participates in events like Free Comic Book Day, where companies like Marvel Comics and DC Comics sponsor free comic books to be given out at local comic shops, a comic book club where members read different first issues of comics as well as comic festivals that occur throughout the year.
It can often be easy to lose track of time in The Amazing Comic Shop, make sure to check it out soon and find your latest new pop culture obsession.