Alpha Comics stocks today’s greatest comic titles for fans of all kinds in Calgary, Alberta. From the most popular and beloved characters of the Marvel and DC universes to the most inventive and interesting new stories and independent voices, Alpha contains all you could want from a wildly immersive and inventive medium. New to the world of comics or well versed in the four-colour world, Alpha is a destination that welcomes all and will surely have what you are looking for or be happy to guide you in the direction of a new favorite.
Since 2011, Alpha Comics has been a proud supporter and advocate for local talent and creativity, hosting artist events, stocking local works and harvesting an environment that gathers together the city’s most passionate and creative whether it be on the bustle of New Comics Wednesday, Free Comic Book Day or Calgary Artist Challenges. Alpha is an environment that is ecstatic to welcome new faces into comics and perpetuates inclusivity and camaraderie amongst fans.
Hosting dozens of signings from some of the industries greatest like Fiona Staples (Saga), Riley Rossmo (Drumhellar), Kurtis Weibe (Rat Queens) to some of its brightest up and comers, Alpha has been a hub for creators and fans alike, continually representing the comic community in the best way possible.
Walls adorned with original artwork, shelves upon shelves of single issue comics, trades, hardcovers and other collectibles, a simple and FREE weekly subscription service, events and gatherings to introduce you to new friends and comic titles and an easily contacted and engaging online presence whether on Twitter or other social media outlets, Alpha Comics is a shop dedicated to delivering the most fun experience possible, in store or in the panels of a comic.