LAKEVIEW GRAHAM CRACKERS COMICS
3162 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657
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Store Hours

Mon-Fri: 11am-7pm
Wed: 11am-8pm
Sat: 11am-7pm
Sun: 12-6pm
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STORE PHONE # (773) 665-2010
  • Between Belmont & Briar - on the same street as Reckless Records!
  • No one else in Chicago has as many back issue comics as this location!  Modern, Silver and even some Golden Age books! 
  • We also BUY comics!  We set aside every Thursday to look over the goods you bring in!
JAKE PIERCE - Manager

 
Jake Pierce is a corn fed Indiana boy who fell in love with all things Spider-man as a child due to the 90s animated series. Moving to Chicago to meet new aspiring comic creators in 2014, Jake has worked at Graham Crackers Comics for just about as long as he’s been in Chicago. You can usually find Jake at the store discussing which Sinister Six line-up is his favorite, what his favorite Jack Kirby creation is, or who has the best looking suplex in all of Pro-Wrestling. Jake also hosts and produces the comedy show “RAD. a fun show” which happens in the basement of the Lakeview store the first and third Thursday of each month.

DAN BROUWER - Assistant Manager
  A well rounded American natural, Dan has been selling comic books to other humans for most of his adult life.

Dan can be found sorting, cleaning, and alphabetizing piles of comics and collectables in multiple corners of the store most days of the week.

His nerd foci include pre-Episode 1 Star Wars continuity, green/red Magic: the Gathering agro decks, 8-bit Nintendo games, and vegetarian cuisine.

Dan also thinks the Scarlet-Spider is the best Spider-Man because sleeveless blue hoodies are on trend this season.
 
 
Lakeview Graham Crackers Comics invaded by Turtles

Lakeview Store Testimonial

hello,
my name is Jono Rodriguez.  I used to frequent at your Graham Crackers location before moving to Texas.  First, let me just say that I miss your store terribly.  **** **** is the worst comic store ever, especially the one that is closest to me.  Only one of the seven employees that work there are even remotely interested in comics or collectables.  The others are either between ages 16 and 24 and ONLY care about Magic cards or a fare-weathered mother or a "guy who just needs a part time job."  Their back issues are boardless and awfully organized, if you really call cramming all the A's, B's, C's, etc. into several long boxes organization (as in no titled separations - just alphabetized).
 
I think the best thing about Graham Crackers is the separation of companies (Marvel, DC, Indy, etc.) which you don't see in nearly any comic stores.  I still order online when I need a comic I can't find at the, yes, TWO comic stores in a twenty mile radius.  And the shipping is super fast.  I'll order it late Wednesday night and receive it on Saturday morning.  Fastest shipping service ever.
 
But I digress.  It's easy to like a comic store, but it's not until you leave that comic store and go to a much lesser comic store before you love that store.

 
 



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