The Escapist Comic Book Store

3090 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705

Past Events

May 5, 2018: Free Comic Book Day Signings

Escapist Comics celebrates Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 5, 2018 with special guests Nick Dragotta (East of West, Fantastic Four), Justin Greenwood (Hamilton, Stumptown), and Ramon Villalobos (Nighthawk, E for Extinction).

April 22, 2018: Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 Signing

Artist Tomm Coker appears at Escapist Comics on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM to sign Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 from Image Comics.

Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn’t want to be found. From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret Wars, Avengers) and TOMM COKER (UNDYING LOVE) comes the next installment in the crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money…and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it.

March 10, 2018: Compulsive Comics Signing

Eric Haven appears at Escapist Comics on Saturday, March 10th at 3:00 PM to sign COMPULSIVE COMICS, his graphic novel collection of inverted-comic book-consciousness and genre-bending short stories from Fantagraphics Books. It features the story I KILLED DAN CLOWES in which he runs over a couple of local cartoonists while driving around Oakland.

Eric has had comics published in the SF Bay Guardian, The LA Weekly, The Believer, Kramers Ergot, and Mad Magazine. He is a three-time Emmy nominee as the producer of Mythbusters.

Feb. 24, 2018: Brave and the Bold #1 Signing

Comic artist, writer, and publisher Liam Sharp appears at Escapist Comics on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 3:00 PM to sign Brave and the Bold #1, a DC comic teaming up Batman and Wonder Woman that releases the same week. Liam Sharp drew the recent Wonder Woman Rebirth series as well as Superman and Batman for DC Comics, X-Men, Hulk and Spider-Man for Marvel Comics as well as Spawn: The Dark Ages for Todd McFarlane, and Alien. He is the co-founder/CCO of the motion comics company Madefire.

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Monday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.