Tate's Comics + Toys + More

4566 N. University Dr.
Lauderhill, FL 33351

Current & Upcoming Events

June 19, 2019: Eric Powell In-Store Signing

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Goon!

Award-winning cartoonist Eric Powell and his publishing company, Albatross Funnybooks, are touring the country with a year-long,20th anniversary celebration of his beloved book, The Goon! We are proud to be hosting his South Florida stop!

• Have your photo taken with Eric Powell and the Goon championship belt!
• The 20th Anniversary Tour Exclusive Edition of the Goon #1 will be available for purchase at the event!
• There is no fee for signatures.

June 19, 2019: The Goon 20th Anniversary Signing

Eric Powell, creator of The Goon, appears at Tate’s Comics on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 4 PM – 7 PM to celebrate the series’ 20th anniversary.

Past Events

May 13, 2019: X-Men Day

On Monday, May 13th, there will be celebrations all over the world honoring the legacy of the X-Men franchise and kicking off the advance ticket sales for the new film, “Dark Phenix” and 20th Century Fox wants YOU to join us at our local celebration in Fort Lauderdale at TATE’S COMICS!

There will be free milkshakes, burgers, tots, and special “X-Men Day” Tees for the first 100 people as well as advance screening passes to see “Dark Phoenix” & more!

Those that come in their favorite X-Men/Superhero costumes will be automatically entered to wain one of (3) Florida Supercon 4-day full weekend passes, “Dark Phoenix” Pop! Funkos, $50 Gift Cards, and an autographed movie poster from “X-Men: First Class”
We will be judging the Best Costumes promptly at 6:45 pm for prizing!

We’ll also have a Dark Phoenix photo booth, red carpet photo-ops with our very own Dark Phoenix and free beer tasting too! (The beer will be tastings and for those 21 and older ID WILL BE REQUIRED).

“Dark Phoenix” opens nationwide on June 7th!

This is the story of the X-Men’s most beloved characters, Jean Grey, as she evolves into the iconic Dark Phenix. During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all. Wrestling with this increasing unstable power as well as her own personal demons, Jean spiral s out of control, tearing the X-Men family apart and threatening to destroy the very fabric of our planet. The film is the most intense and emotional X-Men movie ever made. It is the cil,inaction of 20 years of X-Men movies , as the family of mutants that we’ve come to know and love must face their most devastating enemy yet — one of their own.

May 4, 2019: Free Comic Book Day 2019

There will be FREE comics for everyone at both of our locations! With many different Free Comic Book Day titles for you to choose from, this event is great for all ages! You can see a sneak preview of this years titles here on the Free Comic site, some even have preview pages you can check out! But, please note that not ALL titles that they offer will be available and some will run out faster than others!

What is Free Comic Book Day? This is the one day a year where the comics community comes together to attempt to share the love and joy of comics with the world! It is about getting awesome kids into reading comics for the first time and helping diehard comic enthusiasts find something new to enjoy! Please join us, it will be a blast!

At our main headquarters in Lauderhill only:

In addition to free comics for everyone, we’ll have an “artist alley” with local comic book creators & artists from 10am-5pm.
Plus… TATE’S comic+graphic novel pop-up shop, featuring special big discounts! Food trucks out front too if you get hungry!

March 17, 2019: Colin Cantwell Signing

Join Colin Cantwell at Tate’s Comics on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from Noon till 3 PM for a special presentation, Q&A and autograph session!

Star Wars ship designer, Colin Cantwell, was the original concept artist and modeler for all things that flew in the first Star Wars movie, “A New Hope”. His designs include the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Death Star, Star Destroyer, original Millennium Falcon, Y-Wing and others. Developing the process of “Kitbashing” to build the ships, he revolutionized the modeling industry by tearing apart model kits of cars, boats and planes and re-constructing the pieces into objects such as the Star Wars ship models. In addition to his contribution to Star Wars, Colin has been involved in several other iconic projects.

This event will feature a fascinating presentation by Colin Cantwell, where he describes his various projects including: – His Star Wars’ ship designs/models, scene designs & his work with Lucas – His contributions to the success of “2001: A Space Odyssey” – How he worked with Walter Cronkite on the First Moon Landing; – His work at NASA – Plus Colin’s work in War Games, Buck Rogers, Close Encounters and more!

The presentation and Q&A portions of this event are free. There will be a charge for autographs and photos, for more details please visit colincantwell.com

In honor of this visit, we will be offering 10% OFF All of our Star Wars merchandise all day on 3/17/19! No coupon required!

Feb. 24, 2019: Community Park and Swap

A unique swap-meet style event featuring over 40 vendors!

Guaranteed to include a wide variety of rare, affordable and truly weird items from South Florida collectors who are setup to sell their treasures. You never know what the heck you will find, but that is exactly what makes it so fun and interesting!

This is our more highly anticipated events, don’t miss it!

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Monday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Friday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.