Things from Another World

Things from Another World

10977 S.E. Main St.
Milwaukie, OR 97222

Phone Number
(503) 652-2752
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: James Asmus, Brian Churilla

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!

Milwaukie 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
James Asmus (All-New Inhumans, Quantum & Woody, Thief of Thieves)
Brian Churilla (Big Trouble in Little China, Hellbreak, Godzilla)
12:00PM - 3:00PM -- Portland Superheroes Coalition Photo Ops (check back for list of characters)
2:00PM - 7:00PM -- Box Customer Appreciation Sale & FCBD Care Package Pick-Up
2:30PM - 4:30PM -- Comic Book Creator Signing
Keith Tucker (Pinky and the Brain, Rescue Rangers)

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.

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!

Free Comic Book Day 2014
May 3, 2014

Guests: Wook Jin Clark, Paul Tobin, Michael Avon Oeming, Colleen Coover, Tyler Crook

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: Tyler Crook (B.P.R.D.), Michael Avon Oeming (Powers) and Taki Soma (Rapture)

1:00-3:00 pm: Colleen Coover (Bandette), Paul Tobin (Colder), and Wook Jin Clark (Adventure Time)

Giveaways from Spring Creek Coffee House, while supplies last. Plus, bring your TFAW receipt to Main Street Soda Fountain, Painted Lady Coffee House, and the Gameroom for special discounts!

* 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 Milwaukie 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.

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!