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Used Books

Variant Edition Comics + Culture is proud to be a comic shop for readers. As such, we’re pleased to carry a great selection of used books alongside our comics and graphic novels.


The focus of our used department is on the idea of storytelling.  We carry a wide variety of different books that either tell imaginative stories that explore new worlds and books that expand our knowledge of the world around us.


As a result our books fall under four distinct classifications:


  • Genre Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Graphic Novels
  • All Ages


Wondering what we price books at? Look no further!  Typically we price at half of the original US retail price).  We pride ourselves on having a wide variety of interesting reads you may not find at your typical bookstore.


Selling your Books

Buying Hours


Currently, we look through books for purchase on Mondays, Thursdays-Sundays, when available. Please note that errands or other pressing tasks or backlog might prevent us from looking at books on any given day, so calling ahead is recommended.



But what sort of books do we take… and for how much?  Here’s a guide to give you an idea of what to expect when you come in:


Payout options:  We store credit on all product. We are currently not offering a cash payout on any books, for any reason.


Book Condition:  Varies per book, with in demand titles having more leniency.  There are several types of condition issues that cause a book to be denied for buying.  These include:

  • Visible tears (the larger the tear, the less likely we’ll be interested)
  • Spine cracks (these become a concern when you can see them from the inside of the book)
  • Water damage (this warps the book, often making them unreadable)
  • Bug and Critter damage (if a book looks chewed up or has holes made by bugs it is instantly rejected)



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Request System


Having trouble getting your hands on the next book of the series you’re reading?  Have you been hunting a book for years and have yet to track it down? Let us know and we can keep our eyes open during our book hunting.


Leaving your info for a request isn’t a commitment, it just allows us to let you know when books you want come in.  All we need from you is a name, contact info, book title, book author as well as any info on condition or version of the book you are looking for.