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Big Planet Comics
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Today 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
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1520 U St NW Washington, DC 20009
1520 U St NWUSDCWashington20009
(202) 342-1961bigplanetcomics.com
$$Comic Book StoreToday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 7:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pmSunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm
Big Planet Comics is the comic book store for readers! Nick and Jared are always happy to help you find a great new comic. We are located on U Street NW between 15th and 16th Streets, just a few blocks from Ben's Chili Bowl and the U St metro stop!
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Colorful, compact store offering comic books & graphic novels, plus events & a weekly podcast.- Google
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Brian Stromberg
reviewed 8 months ago
Only took off a star because there aren't any back issues to speak of. Otherwise, this place is great. Friendly staff and a very broad selection, from Big Two to underground.
Erik Dulik
reviewed a year ago
have been buying comic books from here for years. will reserve comics for you. great service.
Edward Blum
reviewed a year ago
a kid's heaven, with comics and fantasy items for adults, as well. good parking.
Brandon Thomas
reviewed a year ago
Every now and again you travel to a place that lets you know how fortunate you have been in life. I have grown up with comics and have spent countless dollars at comic book stores across the east coast. Every one of the shops that I went to were awesome because each one of the owners/workers has been polite, helpful, funny, and/or fun. I make it a point during my vacations to find the local comic book shop and try to spend somewhere between $50-$100 to support them. That all stopped the day I went to Big Planet Comics.... I looked on-line for a comic book shop while I was in DC and Big Planet was the only thing that came up. Immediately, I picked up a cab and spent $15 without a care because of the excitement of another comic book shop. After spending a few minutes browsing the current comic section (which was OK, not amazing) I started looking through the trades. I was excited to find that they had Warren Ellis' Gravel, and I was about to pick up the first three trades (about $75). Then I noticed that they had Brian Woods (note the W in the last name) Demo Volume Two. I sat down because since Wood begins with W, he was on the bottom shelf, and since I am 6'3, it was much more comfortable to sit down briefly to peruse through the other Wood titles. I could not have been sitting for more than 3 minutes before the lady working behind the counter rudely said "could you not sit on the floor, thanks" and added an expert roll of the eyes. I understand that comic shops make money when people buy comics, and i was not sitting on the floor free-reading comic books, I was looking through their Brian Wood collection seeing if there was something new I might want to buy, and I wasn't sitting there long enough to even get comfortable. (WOOD, Why must your last name begin with a letter near the end of the alphabet!?!?! J/K) The one thing I did like was that they had some of the trades arranged by writer. I loved this because I saw some things that Grant Morrison and Alan Moore wrote that I am going to go out and purchase, SOMEWHERE ELSE OF COURSE! If you are a comic fan, save your money and support stores that appreciate, hell maybe not appreciate but at least respect your business.
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Alan Butler
reviewed a year ago
a great selection of new and vintage comics.
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Alex DiCaprio
reviewed 2 years ago
This world is running out of these types of comic shops. Definitely worth popping in to browse their rather large selection of comis

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