Alternate Universe

1181 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Past Events

Dec. 9, 2017: Alternate Universe Holiday Signing

Artist Ian Chase Nichols signs at Alternate Universe on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from noon till 4:00 PM.

July 9, 2016: Doctor Who Comics Day

Come join us this Saturday for Doctor Who Comics Day!

May 4, 2013: Free Comic Book Day

Both Alternate Universe locations will have SELECT comic books which will be FREE to customers on FCBD. *while supplies last

PLEASE be courteous to others and read what you take. Alternate Universe reserves the right to limit quantities. DON'T BE GREEDY!

If you are from another store, why is your store not doing FCBD? Maybe it is time to switch stores! :)

Alternate Universe New Haven - Come visit our New Haven store on FCBD and say hello to Joe.

Alternate Universe Milford - Come visit our Milford store and say hello to Erik & Rich. Alternate Universe Milford will also be visited by Kyle Jeracka and a few costumed friends from The Hero Army (

You can also meet artist Adam Wallenta at the Milford store.

Adam Wallenta (illustrator/writer/colorist) will be giving away free copies of his latest endeavor, “The Adventures of GEO: Plate Tectonics!”, on Free Comic Book Day at Alternate Universe to the kid between the ages of 10-14 while supplies last.

The Adventures of GEO is a comic book adventure series that was co-written by Yale Geology & Geophysics professor Kanani Lee and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Adam Wallenta is a Connecticut illustrator, writer , colorist and HipHop recording artist and has worked for both Marvel and DC comics. He also co-created and illustrated the official Public Enemy comic book series with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Chuck D. His new book The Supervillain Field Manual is available for pre-order on Amazon and is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed “The Supervillain Handbook”. Adam will have copies of all of his books on hand.

As a SPECIAL at both stores. Alternate Universe will be handing out FREE limited Star Wars “May The 4th Be With You” FCBD patches to everyone that spends $10 or more. *while supplies last

May 5, 2012: Free Comic Book Day

Come join us on Free Comic Book Day!

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 5 p.m.
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.