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NC Comicon Bull City 2020 Cancelled

Dear friends and family of the show,

After speaking at length with the town of Durham and the DCC it is our unfortunate task to inform you that it has been decided we must postpone the November NC Comicon at Durham Convention Center to a later date in 2021.

Our staff and crew are saddened by the delay, but after countless months of research and discussion with the professionals we have determined that a show of our size and scale cannot safely be conducted during the height of this pandemic.

The good news! We WILL be returning in 2021, at the earliest date that is safely possible. Our first priority will always be the well-being and safety of our vendors, guests, and attendees, and we have no doubts that we will be able to put on a bigger, better, more fun and certainly more secure show as we adapt in these unprecedented times.

Thank you all so very much for your patience and understanding. We cannot wait to see every single one of you at the new and improved NC Comicon, YOUR hometown show!

The Staff & Crew of the NC Comicon

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Ultimate Comics Live Giga Q&A with Alex Paknadel and John Le

Ultimate Comics is partnering with Vault Comics to celebrate the launch of their biggest book yet (pun intended), Giga #1, with an exclusive Q&A with creators Alex Paknadel and John Le!

Join the Ultimate Comics Live Show on October 27th at 7 PM Eastern for this one of a kind fan event. We’ll be chatting Giga #1, Vault Comics, giant robots, the creative process, and more! And you’ll have the chance to ask the creative team behind one of the hottest creator-owned series of 2020 your questions!

We’ll also be debuting not one, but two exclusive Giga #1 “Giga Glow” variants, two of the first Glow-in-the-Dark covers done by Vault Comics! Tim Daniel and Nathan Gooden’s homage to Marvel Comics’ Shogun Warriors #1, these covers come complete with a vintage trade dress. Collectors can pick up the original colored glow variant or the Blacklight glow variant for just $14.99 each or grab the set for just $24.99! Both covers glow in the dark as shown in the mock-ups below. Pre-order today at or grab your set live during the show!

You can enter to win a FREE set of these exclusive variants by sharing the linked giveaway post and hitting going on the Facebook event.  

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Ultimate Comics Durham is MOVING!

Your favorite comic shop Durham is moving!

The last chance for you to visit us at our current location is December 24th Christmas Eve! Help us lighten the load. Head over today to pick up any outstanding pulls of holds you have. And of course make sure to check out our moving sales!

We’ll be open at our brand new location on December 30th just in time for New Comic Book Day! Our new spot is even bigger and better than ever, with even more room for comics, back issues, graphic novels, toys, and more!

The address of our new store is 3742 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd , Durham NC 27707.

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Dollar Comic, Blowout Toy, and Graphic Novel Super Sale

We’re hosting another Ultimate Comics Super Sale with
BRAND NEW stock at our massive 20,000 square foot
location at O2 Fitness next to our Durham/Chapel Hill Store!

All New – All Different Toys and Goodies

We’re keeping things socially distant with only 60 people in at a time! We’ve restocked with thousands of new comics from our super secret warehouse, all $1.00 Each! Fill a Diamond Box (over 200 comics) for ONLY $95. That’s right, a bulk deal on all new stock! Graphic novels, Toys and Action Figures ALL 50% OFF marked prices! We require masks and only allow 1 person at a table at a time. Admission is free, first come first serve!
We’re restocking each day so you will find great stuff every day no matter when you make it over! 

Friday Sept 18th 5PM – 9PM

Saturday Sept 19th 10AM – 4PM

Sunday Sept 20th 10AM – 4PM

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Batman Day Special Facebook Live Show

Saturday Sep 19th 12 PM to 5 PM

Our first ever Ultimate Comics Live Show Batman Day Bat-Tacular! We’re celebrating all things about everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader as we trundle through the streets of Gotham with Bat-Jeremy, Harrison the Boy Wonder, and Bat-Grace! Will they be donning cool Bat-looks? Tune in to find out!

Tune in for a Bat-tacular 5 hour Special on Facebook Live where you can buy the hottest Batman comics and toys from the comfort of your living room. We’ll have hot key issues, full runs, action figures, statues and more! Bat-fans can expect comics from the Golden Age of Batman to Batman Joker War and everything in between, (including but not limited to: Dark Knight Returns, Batman Years 1-3, Scott Snyder’s run on Detective Comics, a full run of Batman Rebirth, classic Neal Adams Batman issues, and more)!

We’ll be giving away a Batman Black and White statue SIGNED by Gerard Way during the show! Head to the event linked below to find out how you can win.

Batman Day Facebook Live Show

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What’s New at Ultimate? 9/9

First appearances, Ultraman’s Marvel debut, Alex Ross’s Timeless Variants and big Ultimate Comics Live Show events!

This week at Ultimate Comics!
Ultraman in his Marvel Comics debut, penned by Kyle Higgins of Boom’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fame and acclaim. If you’ve been digging MMPR or you’re a fan of Ultraman, pick it up!
Web of Venom Wraith #1! A Venom space cowboy story?? Yes, please!
A special oversize issue for Superman #25 with a brand new first appearance! First appearance of who? We’re not telling! You’ll have to read it to find out.

Hot Books to Pick Up this Week!

Pick Up the First of the Alex Ross Timeless Variants! Then Collect Them All!

Alex Ross is doing a series of incredible portraits of all of your favorite characters in the Marvel Universe! Pick up the first cover, Alex Ross’s Namor, this week with Empyre Fallout Fantastic Four #1. Then be sure to collect them all! And yes, you can add all covers to your pull, just let your local Ultimate Comics know!

Don’t miss our upcoming Facebook Live Events!

Ultimate Comics Live Show Batman Day BAT-TACULAR!

We also have some exciting Ultimate Comics Live Show Specials coming up! Like our first ever Ultimate Comics Live Show Batman Day Bat-Tacular! We’re celebrating all things about everyone’s favorite Caped Crusader as we trundle through the streets of Gotham with Bat-Jeremy, Harrison the Boy Wonder, and Bat-Grace! Will they be donning cool Bat-looks? Tune in to find out!

Saturday Sep 19th 12 PM to 5 PM
Ultimate Comics Live Show Batman Day Celebration

Sep 19th Batman Day Bat-Tacular!

Ultimate Comics Live Show Toy and Comic Bonanza

Sunday, September 27th get ready for a giant Ultimate Comics Live Show special! Join your host Siena for a 4 hour show featuring the hottest toys and comics with the amazing deals you’ve come to expect from Ultimate Comics Live! Special guests, retro toy commercials and more, this one is going to be a fun one.
(Siena is digging around the depths of the Super Secret Warehouse to make sure we’re showcasing only the coolest of the cool comics and toys. Don’t miss out!)

Sunday Sep 27th 12 PM to 5 PM
Featuring new and vintage toys, comics and more!

Sep 27th Toy and Comic Bonanza

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Ultimate Comics Delivery Service

UPDATE: Our online form is now disabled. To place an order for curbside or shipping please send an email to Please include:

– sub box number (if applicable)
– phone number
– curbside pickup or shipping
– mailing address if book should be shipped
– a list of books you would like to order

Thank you for supporting your friendly neighborhood comic shop!

Looking for some reading material? Want to get the books in your pull box? We’re offering to ship subscriber pulls and other comics and graphic novels with FREE SHIPPING for orders of $40 or more and a flat shipping rate of $3.99 for orders under $40. Click the link below to submit your request so you can get your books delivered to your door.

Ultimate Comics Delivery Request Form

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Buy 2 Get 2 Sale THIS WEEKEND

Friday March 20th through Sunday March 22nd come to any Ultimate Comics location and buy any 2 trade paperbacks, graphic novels, hardcovers or manga and get 2 free (equal or lesser value)! That’s right 


Each Ultimate Comics store will be limiting the number of people at any given time and every person that enters our stores, must immediately go to our bathrooms and wash their hands! 🧼👏 This is required! We appreciate all your support and understanding!

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Ultimate Comics Response to the COVID-19 Virus

Ultimate Comics recognizes the ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus

Ultimate Comics recognizes the ongoing concerns regarding the spread and containment of the COVID-19 virus, the need for Social Distancing, and the struggle of a quarantine. We care about the well-being of all of our customers and staff. We are doing everything in our power to keep everyone safe and healthy during this time. We plan to remain open regular business hours, unless instructed otherwise, with the following precautions being taken by our staff:

What We’re Doing

  • We are disinfecting surfaces several times an hour with antibacterial wipes and sprays, focusing on particularly high-contact areas such as: counter tops, door knobs, credit-card machines, telephones and shelving facades.
  • We will be washing our hands as frequently as possible with hot water and antibacterial soap and supplementing with hand sanitizer. Any staff member who has a cough, sniffle, temperature, or is feeling generally unwell, will stay home and avoid contact with others.
  • We are reviewing CDC recommendations daily and will adjust any procedures as necessary.
  • During this time we will offer the option of curb-side pick-up for anyone who would like to arrange this in advance. You can use this service to buy comic-books, trades and comic-book supplies like bags, boards and boxes! We ask that you please contact the individual store you wish to visit to discuss options. You can arrange payment via Credit/Debit in advance.


  • Wash your hands with soap and water as soon as you enter Ultimate Comics. All of our locations have restrooms for customer use.
  • Pick your books from our new all in one place weekly wall.Stay Home if you are sick! WE can get you your comics!
  • Cancel or Suspend your pull box if you have issues with lost income. You can call your Ultimate Comics location and speak with a staff member on how to do this over the phone.
  • We know that venturing out may not be an option for many of you at this time, so the staff at Ultimate Comics has another option! If you would like to have your subscription or any comic books or trades shipped to you, we are more than happy to oblige! Please call your store or send an email to to arrange shipping and to discuss payment options. Please note that books will be shipped as quickly as possible, and your patience is appreciated.
  • If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you stay home and self-isolate to decrease the potential for spreading illness to others at this time.


  • FREE COMIC BOOK DAY (Summer 2020): Diamond Comic Distributors has made the difficult decision to postpone the event to a date later in the Summer. We will keep everyone posted as new details are provided.
  • OAK CITY COMICON 2020 (May 30th & 31st): Due to concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oak City Comicon has been postponed at the City of Raleigh’s request. Oak City has been moved to its’ new date of May 30th & 31st. We will continue to monitor the events closely and take every precaution necessary to ensure the health & safety of all guests and attendees. We will adhere to any and all CDC protocols and make any adjustments necessary. Please keep us on your calendar, stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you in May!
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Spider-Woman #1 HALF OFF!

Spider-Woman is back in a new series written by Karla Pacheco with art by Pere Perez! You can pick up the main cover or the J Scott Campbell cover of issue #1 for HALF OFF! Offer good until 3/22 or while supplies last.

Also, check out these other variants available at Ultimate Comics!

Yoon New Costume, Ron Lim, Stanley Artgerm
Nauck, Hidden Gem, Karre Andrews
Peach Momoko, Garcin Collage, Bruce Timm
Web, Chip Kidd Die Cut

Also be on the look out for the super secret hidden variant!