Nova Scotia

Comic Shops in Nova Scotia (alphabetical by city, then store name.)

5 of 9 Nova Scotia stores have been visited in person.

Dartmouth
Halifax
Middleton
Sydney
Truro

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Giant Robot Comics [Facebook] [Twitter]
New Store! Opening May 1, 2011
Address: 114 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, NS, B2W2S7
Telephone: 902-401-5794
Email


Hours:
Mon – Tue: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wed – Fri: 10:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sat: 10:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Strange Adventures Comic Bookshop – Dartmouth [Facebook] [Twitter]
Address: 101 Portland Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 1H8
Telephone: 902-444-2140
Email

Confirmed open via telephone call on January 29, 2010

Hours:
Tue – Fri: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 pm to 5:00 pm

This location will be open 5 days per week and will focus on back issues (aka bin diving) and vintage toys. Some selection of new release comics and TPBs.

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Quantum Frontier Games & Comics [Facebook]
Address: 3087A Robie Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 4P7
Telephone: 902-446-8233
Email

This store has been visited.

This store has been visited June 2010.

Multi-hobby store (Warhammer, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons) this store was a wonderful surprise. Bright, clean, well-lit, organized, great touches all around. This store could be set up in a shopping mall. The inventory might not be hugely diverse, but it’s a modern shopping experience.

Hours:
Mon – Thurs: 10 am – 6 pm
Fri: 10 am – 9 pm
Sat: 10 am – 5 pm
Sun: 12 pm – 5 pm

Quantum Frontier Games & Comics in Halifax, NS

Quantum Frontier Games & Comics in Halifax, NS

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Monster Comic Lounge [Facebook] [Twitter]
Address: 2091 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 3B2
Telephone: 902-429-2398

This store has been visited.

This store has been visited June 2010.

Focusing on new release comics, with approximately 30 long boxes of back issues. Multi-hobby retailer (Warhammer, Magic the Gathering, board games, toys, toys, toys).

Monster Comic Lounge in Halifax, NS

Monster Comic Lounge in Halifax, NS

Monster Comic Lounge in Halifax, NS

Monster Comic Lounge in Halifax, NS

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Strange Adventures Comic Bookshopshuster_awards_winners_jpg Retailer of the Year in 2006 [Facebook] [Twitter]
Address: 5262 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 1K8
Telephone: 902-425-2140
Email

This store has been visited March 2011.

A diverse selection of new release comics, TPB’s, GN’s and manga, branching into all publishers and subject matter.

Strange Adventures in Halifax, NS

Strange Adventures in Halifax, NS

Strange Adventures in Halifax, NS

Strange Adventures in Halifax, NS

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Blue Griffin Books
Address: 30 Commercial, Middleton, NS, B0S 1P0
Telephone: 902-363-2665
Email

Confirmed open via telephone call on January 29, 2010

This is a used book store that carries some back-issue comics and stock some GN’s that are available through the booktrade distributors.

Hours:
Mon – Wed: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thurs & Fri: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Collectible Comic Guild
Address: 296 George Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 1J8 (Cape Breton Island)
Telephone: 902-567-0463

Confirmed open via telephone call on January 29, 2010

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Batter’s Box The Collectibles
Address: 94 Esplanade Street, Truro, NS, B2N 2K3
Telephone: 902-893-0369

This store has been visited.

This store has been visited March 2010.

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Game Zilla Entertainment
Address: 6 Havelock Street, Truro, NS, B2N 4B7
Telephone: 902-895-6233

This store has been visited March 2010.

Hours:
Mon to Thu: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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CHANGES – January 3, 2012

Role Initiative is closed. Facebook page gone, is now a group page so that the “geeks of Role Initiative … can maintain contact and organize games”. Website down. Email bounces back. Phone rings without answering machine.

CHANGES – January 29, 2010

The Last Gamestore — stopped dealing in comic books in 2010.

Pabi’s Hobby Collectibles — stopped dealing in comic books in 2010.

Sydney Games and Collectibles — Closed January 5, 2010 — removed from listing.

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