Destiny City Comics

218 St Helens Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98402

Current & Upcoming Events

May 27, 2018: Watchmen Book Discussion

One of Time Magazine’s 100 Greatest Novels, Watchmen changed superhero stories forever in this mind-bending murder mystery that will have you questioning authority forever. Pick up the book at the shop today and we’ll discuss it 7pm at the shop on the fourth Sunday of May.

Past Events

May 26, 2018: Destiny City Freakycon IV

Tacoma’s mini-horror con is back for a fourth strike! Avoid admission fees and show off your cosplay abilities at Stadium District’s spookiest post-Crypticon event.

Featuring the return of special guests, actress Jackie Neyman Jones, director Tonja Atomic, and production crew Skullface Astronaut, followed by a special screening of Manos Returns at Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema.

May 5, 2018: FCBD 2018: Peter Bagge Signing

Cartoonist Peter Bagge appears at Destiny City Comics from 11:00 AM till noon on Saturday, May 5th to celebrate Free Comic Book Day

PETER BAGGE is the Harvey Award-winning author of the acclaimed 1990s alternative comic series Hate starring slacker hero Buddy Bradley, and a regular contributor to Reason magazine. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, he got his start in comics in the R. Crumb-edited magazine Weirdo. “Fire!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story” is Bagge’s second book with Drawn & Quarterly after 2013’s “Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story”, which was reviewed twice in the New York Times, and appeared on the YALSA Great Graphic Novel For Teens list and the Amelia Bloomer Project list of the Best Feminist Books for Young Readers. Bagge lives in Seattle with his wife Joanne, daughter, and three cats.

April 20, 2018: Pizza Party Art Bazaar!

FREE PIZZA BUFFET! Meet local artists! Win prizes and help support local authors! All at one event!

Destiny City Comics is springing for a free pizza buffet on April 20, inviting local artists to exhibit, and taking donations to the CLAW Scholarship Fund which enters you for a chance to win comics and prizes from other local businesses.

Exhibiting artists confirmed so far:

Michael Koehler

Anna Marie Peters

Derek Kavan

Thee Colin Anderson

Pizza provided by Harmon Hub. Be sure to visit the shop to request your favorite topping.

March 10, 2018: Destiny City Zine Symposium!

Come meet local artists who make comics! King’s Books and Destiny City Comics will be hosting independent writers and artists who can’t wait to sell you their latest zine or other concoction.

Are you an artist that’d like to take part? Stay tuned to this event and page for details on how to sign up. Check out previous Zine Symposium events on our events page.

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Shop Hours

    Sunday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: noon - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday: noon - 5 p.m.
    Thursday: noon - 8 p.m.
    Friday: noon - 8 p.m.
    Saturday: noon - 8 p.m.