Whether you are in search of the latest issue of an action comic book, the snarkiest of the independent comics or a must have piece of nerdy collectible goodness, the three main comic book stores in Greenville, South Carolina should have you covered. Here is an inside look at merchandise, atmosphere and customer service of the two comic book stores of Greenville: Borderlands and Richard’s Comics and Collectibles.
Since opening in 1995, Borderlands has cultivated a rabidly loyal base of customers at this large comic book and game store at the corner of Pleasantburg and Laurens Road. They specialize in carrying current issues of comic books and have a large assortment of miniature war games. Borderlands also provides a gaming environment for war gamers looking for some fresh competition. The store carries regular tournaments for gamers as well that are available for generally $10 per chair. The Borderlands website provides a list of the all of the new comics that tare scheduled to arrive on their next shipment. Their large selection of new comic books includes works from every comic book publisher. Reviews of this store consistently put it at the best location in the upstate for new comics and war gaming.
Borderlands is located at 1434 Laurens Road in Greenville, South Carolina. Their hours of operation are 11 am to 7:30 pm Monday through Saturday, and the store is closed on Sunday. Borderlands can be reached via telephone at (864)235-3488.
Richard’s Comics and Collectibles
Richard’s Comics and Collectibles is the go-to location for comic book fans looking for collector’s back issues as well as new comics. Their great selection and staff earned this Greenville comic book store a selection as the Best in the Upstate 2008 awards by readers of the Greenville News. Richard’s Comics and Collectibles also has a list of all of the new titles that they are expecting that is regularly updated at their website. In addition to new comics and back issues, Richard’s also carries gaming cards, original comic artwork, autographs, action figures and more. There is also a discount available to regular customers on both new comics and back issues.
Richard’s Comics and Collectibles is located at 1214 Laurens Road in Greenville, South Carolina. Their hours of operation are 11 am to 7 pm Monday through Saturday, and the store is closed on Sunday. Richard’s Comics and Collectibles can be reached via telephone at (864)271-1104.