Thor just came out with his sequel, S.H.I.E.L.D.'s on TV, and Marvel and Netflix just signed prenuptials.
Everywhere you turn, heroes are coming off the screen, but people forget: they belong on paper.
With the Miami Book Fair coming to town, it's time to get back to your superhero roots, and you don't have to don a cape. Just head to the 3 best comic bookstores in South Florida.
TOP DOG: Tate’s Comics
Hailed as the king of comics in South Florida, this store has more than 6,000 square feet of collectibles, life size characters, artwork, and a labyrinth of comics. Each month, they host pizza parties showcasing new comic book releases. This month they're celebrating the 50th anniversary of “Doctor Who” on Saturday, November 23 (11a-9p).
4566 N. University Drive, Lauderhill (954-748-0181).
LUCKY 7S: Zaldiva Comics & Collectibles
Tucked in a row of converted houses right by the interstate, this spot is a treasure trove of neatly-packaged comics and statuettes of hottie Willow from Buffy and Batman & Baroness. Celebrating their seventh year of operation, they're selling $1 back issue comics and 10% off November 15-30, leading up to their huge estate sale on Saturday, November 23.
331 E. Commercial Blvd., Oakland Park (954-938-4133).
MACK DADDY: Mac’s Comics
With bins-after-bins of collectible comics, midnight launch parties, and weekly back issue credit drawings, this small shop is the place to be for the comic-obsessed. Even after you leave, stay in touch every week by signing up for the free subscription pull service, keeping you up-to-date with weekly new releases from Dark Horse, DC, Marvel, and Image.
2678 SW 87th Ave., South Miami (305-226-5072).