Spidey's Web: HV Mag's Exclusive Collection of Comics Stores, Game Retailers, and More
Caught! We trapped some of our favorite retailers of comics-memorabilia for your viewing pleasure. Check them out — and let us know how they stack up
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Does Spider-Man have you wrapped up in his web? Or do the X-Men excite you most? Either way, the Valley’s chock-full of comic book retailers offering everything from current and back-issue books to games, toys, figurines, and other pop-culture items. We think you'll enjoy our exclusive lineup of comic book stores and shops — but if your choice go-to gaming emporium isn't here, write it in the comments box below and we'll add it to our list.
(And for more on your favorite comic book masterminds, be sure to visit our feature article.)
Happy cartooning, Hudson Valley!
Rte. 44, Washington Hollow Plaza
Open Tues.-Sun. 12-8 p.m.
Large variety of comic books, weekly events such as Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic: The Gathering tournaments
Poughkeepsie Plaza, 2600 South Rd. (Rte. 9)
Open Mon.-Thurs. & Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Comics, video games, toys and figurines; also hosts weekly events such as “Yu-Gi-Oh!” and “Super Smash Brothers Melee Tour” tournaments
44 Raymond Ave.
Open Tues.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Action figures (Marvel Legends, wrestling, Spawn, Family Guy, Lord of the Rings), sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokémon, and magic cards
1110 Rte. 52
Open Wed.-Sat. 3-6 p.m.
Action figures, trading cards, comic books, and graphic novels — as well as a subscription service for the newest comics
Mahopac Cards & Comics
1000 Miller Rd.
Open Mon.-Tues. 12-6 p.m., Wed.-Fri. 12-7 p.m., Sat. 11-6 p.m.
Sports and gaming cards, comic books, autographed sports memorabilia, New York baseball and football helmets, McFarlane figures
October Country Comics
5 Cherry Hill Center, 246 Main St.
Open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 12-5:30 p.m.
50,000 back-issue comic books, hard-cover comics, action figures, and games (including Dungeons and Dragons, World of Warcraft, Hero Clix, and Star Wars)
Main Street Comics
157 Dolson Ave.
Open Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
A full-service comics store, this shop also carries pop culture items such as toys, books, and statues – from Star Wars to the Simpsons
Earthworld Comic Books & Cards
537 Central Ave.
Open Mon.-Wed. & Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs.-Fri. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m.
Extensive list of newly released comic books, figurines, and posters
1238 Central Ave.
Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
Comic books and graphic novels, role-playing games, miniature games, collectible and noncollectible card games, large assortment of historical and fantasy/sci-fi board games, novelty toys, action figures, and statues
700 Central Park Ave.
Open Mon. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Wed.-Fri. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
Back-issue comics, collector’s magazines, action figures, posters, statues and busts, imported figurines
Can't find your favorite Valley comics-and-game shop here? Add it to the comments below, and tell us why you think it's worthy!