Things from Another World

Things from Another World

4390 S.W. Lloyd Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97005

Phone Number
(503) 643-4222
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 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.

Current & Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Free Comic Book Day 2017
May 6, 2017

Hey comic fan!

It's that time of the year again! That's right it's FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Starting at 9 a.m. on May 6th, join us for a selection of pre-selected free comics all day long!

Just like in past years, we let you choose up to 10 specially marked FCBD comics per person from the 40+ titles that we'll have available. It's our gift to you for being a loyal customer.

That's not all, as we'll also have Special Door Busting deals! Want to know what they are? Keep an eye on our social media channels!

Doctor Who Comics Day
July 9, 2016

Come join us this Saturday for Doctor Who Comics Day!

Free Comic Book Day
May 7, 2016

Guests: Chris Roberson, Steve Lieber

Join TFAW for the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day! We're opening our doors early at 9:00AM to kick off Portland's largest Free Comic Book Day celebration!

Choose up to 10 specially marked FCBD comics per person while supplies last and take advantage of storewide savings on nearly everything in the shop!

Beaverton TFAW FCBD Schedule:

9:00AM - 7:00PM -- Day-long Free Comic Book Day Celebration (Free donuts while supplies last just before doors open)
9:00AM - 12:00PM -- Free Face Painting for the Kiddos
12:00PM - 2:00PM -- Comic Book Creator Signings
Steve Lieber (Superior Foes of Spider-Man, The Fix, Whiteout)
Chris Roberson (iZombie, Hellboy & the BPRD, Doc Savage)
2:00PM - 7:00PM -- Box Customer Appreciation Sale & FCBD Care Package Pick-Up

Stay Tuned For More Announcements Coming Soon!

Back Issue Sale
March 16, 2016 to March 23, 2016

Now through next Wednesday, you'll save BIG on Back Issue comics at all three local TFAW comic shops. This is one of our most popular sales, so be sure to take a few minutes to browse through our back issue bins next time you're in the shop!

On a time crunch? Our new Grab & Go Short Box of 150 randomly chosen comics and variants is a great way to get in and walk out of the store with a ton of great books (and a built-in storage solution) in less than 5 minutes.

Black Friday Sale
Nov. 27, 2015 to Nov. 29, 2015

Synchronize your clocks for 9:00AM Friday, November 27 for our annual Black Friday Sale!

We've got a ton of great things planned, including doorbuster deals and manager's specials, and most products throughout the store will be marked down by 20-80%.*

These deals begin on Friday, November 27 and continue while supplies last through Sunday, November 29.


Get exclusive early access to savings with the Golden Ticket sitting in your box at the shop. Just stop in the shop between now and November 25 to purchase the contents of your box, and you'll get the ticket to our special 1-hour ticketed event starting at 8:00AM on Black Friday!

Super Progressive Sale
July 29, 2015 to Aug. 12, 2015

We wanted you to be the first to know that we're kicking off a huge sale today at the store. Now through August 4, you'll save 50% on hundreds of products--apparel, merchandise, graphic novels and more!

So come on out to the shop as soon as you can to get the best selection of these Progressive Sale items.

July 1, 2015

Guest: Tom Rogers

June 4, 2015, Portland, OR— Things From Another World is hosting a signing with Tom Rogers, the artist of Action Lab's ongoing Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla comic book series. Be sure to visit the Beaverton TFAW store on Wednesday, July 1st from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. to meet the artist and get a sketch!

When Tesla's fiancé, Amelia Earhart, is pulled into another dimension after stealing one of Tesla's unfinished devices, Tesla seeks out Lovecraft's arcane expertise to save her. Their journey pits them against ancient gods, secret societies, strange technologies, and other historical villains like Aleister Crowley and Thomas Edison.

Copies of Herald: History In The Making TPB and Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla #4 will be available for purchase at the event. Stop by our Beaverton store to meet the artist and learn more about the series!

Convergence: Wonder Woman Signing
May 20, 2015

Guest: Aaron Lopresti

Things From Another World is excited to host a signing with Aaron Lopresti, the accomplished artist behind such titles as DC’s Wonder Woman and Marvel’s X-Men, Captain Marvel, Planet Hulk and Ms. Marvel. Be sure to visit the Beaverton TFAW store on Wednesday, May 20th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. to meet the artist and get your very own sketch.

Copies of Convergence #7, Convergence: Wonder Woman #2 and graphic novels featuring Aaron Lopresti’s art will be available for purchase at the event.

Free Comic Book Day 2015
May 2, 2015

Our favorite time of year is just around the corner! Join us on Saturday, May 2 for Free Comic Book Day to get free comics, meet exciting comic book creators, save 20% on nearly everything in the store (box customers save an extra 5%), and get $2 & $5 doorbuster deals!

Plus: End the day right, and join us at our sister store in Portland from 7 to 10 pm for free food—including burgers, hot dogs, and veggie options—and beer (for those 21+).

Make sure to mark your calendars and come out to your favorite TFAW store for all the family-friendly fun and great deals on Free Comic Book Day!

Signing with Terry & Rachel Dodson
March 18, 2015

Guests: Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson

What happens when America's greatest hero... is a Russian Spy? Soviet agent Vera Yelnikov is sent to 1977 Los Angeles by the Kremlin to become an American Superhero and spread communist values in the land of Uncle Sam in a funky superhero romp like something straight out of a Tarantino film.

Join us at our sister store in Beaverton for a signing with Terry and Rachel Dodson, the series artists of the forthcoming Red One comic book series published by Image Comics and the new Princess Leia series. Stop by the shop on Wednesday, March 18 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Copies of Red One #1 and Princess Leia #1 will be available for purchase at the event. Don't miss out on the opportunity to meet these prolific artists and get signed copies of these great books March 18 at the Beaverton TFAW!

Neal Adams Signing
Jan. 22, 2015

Guest: Neal Adams

Things From Another World is excited to announce that we are welcoming comics legend Neal Adams for a signing at our Beaverton TFAW location. Mark your calendar to visit TFAW on Thursday, January 22 from 6:00 to 9:00pm and get your favorite comic signed by this luminary. The first autograph is free and additional signatures are $10 each.

Neal Adams is a towering figure in the world of comic book creation and art. Neal has had legendary runs on Batman, X-Men, Green Lantern-Green Arrow and Deadman. Adams revitalized Batman for a modern audience, separating the character from the campy nostalgia of the television show and propelling him into his present incarnation as an "Avenger of the Night." Neal is currently working on a Superman series for DC Comics.

Portfolios, art prints, graphic novels, and sketches will be available for purchase at the event. For more information on pre-ordering a one-of-a-kind commission piece drawn by Neal Adams, contact Jason at or (212) 869-4170.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet the legendary creator January 22 at the Beaverton TFAW! Complimentary food and drinks will be provided.

47 Ronin Signing
July 9, 2014

Guest: Mike Richardson

Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson signs 47 Ronin at Things From Another World in Beaverton, OR on Wednesday, July 9th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm!

Free Comic Book Day 2014
May 3, 2014

Guests: Ben Bates, Joshua Williamson, Ron Randall, Vicente Navarrete

We're opening early at 9 am Saturday, May 3 for Free Comic Book Day! Choose up to 10 special free comics from Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, and more (while supplies last), shop $2 and $5 doorbusters, and get autographs from your favorite comic book creators.

Plus: get 20% off almost everything in the store*, and save an additional 5% if you're a TFAW box customer. RSVP now!

Signing Schedule
11:00 am-1:00 pm: Joshua Williamson (Ghosted), Vicente Navarrete (Sketch Monsters)
1:00-3:00 pm: Ben Bates (Sonic the Hedgehog), Ron Randall (Trekker)

Special Guests: Stormtroopers and more from Cloud City Garrison & Kashyyyk Base starting at 9 am!

Giveaways from Starbucks and Subway, while supplies last!

* Discount excludes statues, collectibles, and "No Discount" items. Deals and stock may differ from store to store and online at

TFAW's Flashback Sale
Dec. 27, 2013 to Jan. 17, 2014

Come on down to TFAW to celebrate all the greatest stories of 2013 and usher in a new year of awesomeness during TFAW's Flashback Sale.

Now through January 17th, you'll save BIG on back issue comics.* Those normally priced $4.99 or less are now just 50¢ apiece. Back issues normally priced $5.00 or more are 50% off.

We are also excited to announce that select variants are 50% off. This is a great opportunity to pick up a frame-worthy variant cover comic you've had your eye on.

People are always excited when we throw a back issue sale, so stop in today and fill in the holes in your collection or take a chance on a new series. With comics starting at just 50¢ apiece, this is a great time to venture outside your normal reading list. Who knows, you may just find your new favorite series...

*Flashback Sale pricing and selection varies by store.

Black Friday
Nov. 29, 2013

Starting Friday, you'll save 60% on select graphic novels. We're also adding hundreds of new sale items at 50% off and great doorbuster deals. Get to TFAW early for the best selection--don't let someone else steal these deals from you.

Halloween ComicFest
Oct. 26, 2013 to Oct. 27, 2013

Get some real treats this Halloween: come to the Beaverton TFAW October 26-27 for Halloween ComicFest! Pick up to four free Halloween ComicFest comics while supplies last, and take advantage of our fantastic Horror Month deals in the store: save 30-50% on terrifying titles from Dark Horse and Image Comics.

Some of the free Halloween ComicFest issues that will be available are Itty Bitty Hellboy from Dark Horse Comics, Adventure Time from BOOM! Studios, Super Dinosaur from Image Comics, Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures from Marvel, and many more.

We also have a limited supply of Halloween ComicFest bundles available for purchase–give them out to the lucky trick-or-treaters in your neighborhood! Contact us today for availability and to reserve your bundles, and be sure to RSVP.

Mike Mignola - Hellboy in Hell Signing & Gallery
Dec. 15, 2012

Things From Another World cordially invites you to go to Hell. Meet Hellboy creator Mike Mignola at the Portland TFAW store December 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. for a Hellboy in Hell signing and gallery show celebrating Hellboy's return to comics--and Mignola's return to full interior art. The Eisner Award-winning artist and writer will also be displaying his original art in the store! This is an all-ages event; free food and beer (for those 21+) will be provided.

Mignola rocked comics fans worldwide when his signature character, Hellboy, died in the summer of 2011. However, death can't keep the world's greatest paranormal investigator down: Hellboy in Hell follows his adventures in the afterlife and reveals shocking secrets fans have been dying to know. This is the first time Mignola has drawn Hellboy's ongoing story since Conqueror Worm in 2001!

Hellboy has been cast into Hell--why not join him? Follow his adventures in Hellboy in Hell and chat with the creator himself December 15 at the Portland TFAW. Copies of Dark Horse Comics' Hellboy in Hell #1, as well as a large selection of Mignola's comics and graphic novels, will be available for purchase.

7:00pm until 10:00pm in PST

Free Comic Book Day Signings
May 5, 2012

May 5th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ben Bates - Artist for Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog FCBD book.

Amy Mebberson - Artist for Strawberry Shortcake, Muppets.

Chris Samnee - Artist for Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, Serenity.

Brandon Seifert & Lukas Ketner - Witch Doctor.

Free Comic Book Day + Mega Sale
May 5, 2012

Free Comic Book Day, the annual event in which we give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into our stores, returns Saturday, May 5! Doors open at 9 am at TFAW's Portland, Milwaukie, and Beaverton stores. Make sure to stop by for special free comics--while supplies last--as well as amazing signings, big savings, and more.

PLUS: Our Mega Sale kicks off May 5! Save 50-70% on graphic novels, toys, statues, and more, plus save BIG on all back issues, including HUNDREDS of comics new to our stores!

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am: Doors open--enjoy free coffee from Spring Creek Coffee House, while supplies last!

10:00 am: Trackers Earth will demonstrate how to shoot a bow and arrow like Hawkeye! (Note: foam arrows only.)

12:00-4:00 pm: Live-action Heroclix.

All day: Kids' art table.

Plus: The pirates of PDX YAR will entertain everyone with sea shanties and bouts of Liar's Dice!