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229B New Dorp Lane
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-6299
Twitter: @jhucomicbooks
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JHU Comic Books, one of America's best and most progressive comic book stores, has a legacy dating back to 1985. At JHU Comic Books, we work extra hard to stock the full range of comic titles and related merchandise that is available today.
We carry comics from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Dynamite, Avatar, BOOM, Oni, Fantagraphics, Drawn & Quarterly, First Second, Humanoids, Pantheon, 2000AD, Picturebox, Viz and so much more! We carry kids comics, international comics, literary comics, mature-readers titles, Manga, graphic novels, small press indies, zines and mini-comics, and everything in between. We have an extensive back issue collection, and we also carry statues, collectibles, action figures, apparel, DVDs, trading cards, books, comics, collectible card games, gaming supplies and more!
We have frequent signings and events with some of the biggest names in comics today, from the A-List to creators working on the cutting edge of the art-form. We are also New York City's premier gaming destination, with sanctioned tournaments and a deep gaming selection including Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon and more!
We pride ourselves on the extraordinary depth and breadth of our extensive selection, our ease of access, and more than anything, our friendly and knowledgeable customer service! We believe that the comic book is a valid art form, and we go out of our way to serve connoisseurs of the art form, and new readers alike.
Founded in 1985 by Jim Hanley and Rich Hafstead, Jim Hanley's Universe revolutionized the direct market industry with well stocked, well lit and clean stores, and great customer service. Beginning in 2013, JHU Comic Books continues the legacy of Jim Hanley's Universe as a new company with new ownership, and the same great staff and management that made JHU one of America's best comic shop's. With a diverse and well-read staff, we proudly serve the entire New York City comic community!
JHU Comic Books strives to having one of the most complete selections of comics and the best service in the world. No matter what your tastes, we are the place to get all your favorite comic titles! From Mainstream to Mini Comics you'll find it all at JHU Comic Books in New York City, Where Art & Literature Meet!
JHU Comic Books Corporation is owned by Managing Directors Ron Hill and Nick Purpura. The Company General Manager is Kat O'Neill. The Staten Island location manager is Nick Guttilla.
Last updated: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:33:14 -0500
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July7Enigma (1 year ago)
Awesome place. Everyone is friendly and knowledgable. They are very helpful and always have time to answer questions.
George E (1 year ago)
Awesome store! Friendly and most important, knowledgeable in everything Comic books! This is a great store.
blitzkrieg6969 (1 year ago)
Great store thats been around since I was a kid. Downsized alittle but still a great store. Has some collectible items as well and gamer things. Plus the Village Voice is offered there for free next to the front door

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