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Comic Book Shop Memories: Canterbury


The chronological continuation of recollecting my comic book shop patronage moves from Bristol to Canterbury in England’s garden, Kent. After my undergraduate degree at Bristol, I went to the University of Kent at Canterbury (its full title) to do some post-graduate work for several years. Even though it’s only 90 minutes from London, I was worried that there would be…

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Comic Book Shop Memories: Bristol


My series of posts about comic book shops has been limited to London, because that’s where I live and have done for quite a few years. However, I have also lived elsewhere and found places to buy comics in these cities; I thought I’d share some memories to keep up the theme. It makes me feel old by writing this,…

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Comic Book Shops: Comic Showcase (RIP)


(Photo taken from Rich Johnston’s Lying In The Gutters: specifically this post containing his rundown of the central London comic book shops) The other comic book shops that I have talked about in the central London area are still operating; Comic Showcase is no longer with us, which is a great shame. The photo above shows the second site of…

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