AlleyCat Comics

AlleyCat Comics

5304 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone Number
(773) 907.3404
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Free Comic Book Day!!!
May 6, 2017

Hello everyone! I hope you're ready for the most wonderful time of the year...FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!!

Join us on Saturday May 6th at 11am for Free Comic Book Day where you can meet great local creators and have your pic taken with The Red Power Ranger and Zatanna. Who knows maybe you'll get your new profile pic.

Can't wait to see you there!

If you can't make it to AlleyCat, no worries. All comic shops celebrate so stop in the one nearest you!

Extremity Launch Party
March 1, 2017

Guest: Daniel Warren Johnson

Daniel Warren Johnson (Space Mullet, Green Leader) appears at AlleyCat Comics on Wednesday, March 1st at 5:00 PM to celebrate the launch of EXTREMITY from Image Comics.

Ashley Woods Signing Ladycastle #1!
Feb. 1, 2017

Guest: Ashley A. Woods

When King Mancastle and his male knights head out for adventure and get themselves eaten by a dragon, the women have to take over, not for the least part because there's a curse that attracts monsters to the castle. They do so marvelously, relcaiming their lives on their own terms.

The series is written by novelist Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon, As Wicked as She Wants, Wake of Vultures) and drawn by Chicago's very own rising star, Ashley A. Woods.

On the 1st of February Ashley will be at the store to sign copies of issue #1 and talk shop (and maybe pose for some fun selfies with you). The book comes out January 25th, so bring your copy or buy one on the 1st. We will have extra copies in case you missed it, then hear how good it is and want one.

Voracious: Feeding Time Signing
Dec. 14, 2016

Guests: Markisan Naso, Jason Muhr

Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr appear for a signing of the first issues of Voracious: Feeding Time and Doctor Strange/Punisher at AlleyCat Comics on Wednesday, December 14th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM!

Summer Sale
July 22, 2016 to July 24, 2016

Annual Summer Sale!

50% Off Back Issues and Magazines

25% Off Toys, Statues and T-shirts

Buy 3 Get 1 Free Trade Paper Backs, Hard Covers and Manga.

Michael Moreci Signing Indoctrination #1
June 22, 2016

Guest: Michael Moreci

Michael Moreci, writer/creator of Vols 1-3 of Roche Limit, will be in the store to sign his newest book, Indoctrination.

Due to a printing error, we are one of only three stores you can get the book this week. Read before almost everyone else!

About the book: This book forces you to consider the obvious: What if bad ideology indoctrinates your neighbors, or your colleagues, or your family?
— Matt Kibbe, Free the People

At its core, INDOCTRINATION is an exploration of the power of ideas, and how ideology can drive mankind to act in horrifying ways.

Dave Dorman for AlleyCat Han Solo #1 Release
June 15, 2016

Guest: Dave Dorman

Star Wars artist extraordinaire Dave Dorman will be at the store selling his beautiful Star Wars art. It's not May the Fourth, but Han Solo #1 is coming out and we thought to celebrate new Han stories with a Star Wars day. A Han Solo Star Wars day.

Ashley A. Woods Signing
June 1, 2016

Guest: Ashley A. Woods

Artist Ashley A. Woods appears at Alleycat Comics on Wednesday June 1st at 5:00 PM to sign the third issue of Niobe: She is Life!

Mae #1 Signing
May 18, 2016

Guest: Gene Ha

Writer/artist Gene Ha (Top Ten, JLA, Forty-Niners) appears at Alleycat Comics on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM to sign the first issue his new Dark Horse series MAE!

About MAE:

Once upon a time in Indiana… a 13 year-old girl named Abbie Fortell disappeared. Her younger sister, Mae was left behind to finish school, take care of her ailing father, and build a life without her sister. Eight years later Abbie has returned, claiming she’s found a doorway to a world of adventure and monsters. These tales are hard to believe — at least until the monsters show up too…

Batman Day
Sept. 26, 2015

Hey Everybody! It's one of our favorite times of the year. The day in which we get to celebrate all things Batman and there's no better way to do this than hanging out with Batman HIMSELF!!! IT'S BATMAN DAY!!!!!!

Join us on Sept. 26th and MEET BATMAN! Take a pic with Batman. Shake his hand.

Also you’ll get to meet Fred Funes from Fred’s Fantastic Tees and EWF (Evanston Wrestling Federation) and will be able to parooz his awesome hand-drawn apparel.

Junior Braves of the Apocalypse
Aug. 1, 2015

Guest: Zach Lehner

Meet Artist, Zach Lehner, August 1st at 12pm-6pm

Junior Braves of the Apocalypse follows the young scouts of Tribe 65, returning from a camping trip to find swarms of bloodthirsty zombies have overrun their town, bringing death and destruction everywhere they go. With their families missing and their homes destroyed, these plucky kids must use of all their scouting talents, combined smarts, and teamwork to survive the end of the world. Junior Braves of the Apocalypse Book 1: A Brave is Brave is the beginning of an exciting new young adult graphic novel series that is one part Goonies and one part The Walking Dead. Full of zombies, adventure and handy tips for wilderness survival!

Check out the book

Gender Euphoria, a signing by Sophie Labelle
June 10, 2015

Sophie Labelle will be at the store signing her latest collection, Gender Euphoria.

Sophie Labelle was raised in rural Quebec and is an author and cartoonist exploring themes like gender expression and gender identity. She is also an elementary school teacher as well as an activist. In 2014, she was the first openly trans person to run during Quebec's provincial elections. She has published many children's books about gender issues and is currently working on a web-comic focusing on a transgender girl that is drawing worldwide attention, "Assigned Male".

Winter Is Coming Sale!!
Nov. 28, 2013 to Nov. 24, 2013

Skip Black Friday madness and Join us for our third annual pre-Black Friday holiday sale. It's all week...ALL WEEK!! Practically everything is on sale and who knows, maybe there'll be some surprise sale items. Plus, what better way to insure that once you and your loved ones get snowed in, you'll have something to keep you warm...mmmmm....warm, snugly comic books.

Halloween Party
Oct. 27, 2013

Join us Sunday, October 27th at 7pm for our 3rd annual Halloween Party. There will be treats, music and more...but don't forget to wear your costume or you might get a TRICK!!!! Maniacal laugh. Maniacal LAUGH!!!!

Free Comic Book Day
May 4, 2013

We know how much everyone loves free stuff. Well, what better way to celebrate free stuff than with Free Comic Book Day! Saturday, May 4th, all day long we will be handing out free comics while supplies last and enjoying the company of many talented artist.

Meet Jeff Balke, Colorist of Jurassic Force 5 & Cheerleaders vs. Zombies, RJ Casey & Eric Roesner from Yeti Press, Fred Funes of Fred's Fantastic Tees and Henry Barrett creator of David Bowie Hobo Slayer.

We will also have photo opportunities with Iron Man and Black Widow so bring your cameras.

Saturday Movie Night
March 2, 2013

You have to show up to know the details...sneaky, sneaky.

AlleyCat Comics Saturday Movie Night
June 16, 2012

This Saturday!!

AlleyCat Comics Saturday Movie Night!!


Starts around 8:30ish.

18+ FREE!!