We’re still here. And, we’re not going anywhere.

March 22, 2020

  WE’RE NOT DONE YET. Author Joseph Campbell created the concept of the Heroes Journey. It’s a narrative the charts how a scrawny person grows to become a hero of legend and the process they must undergo to achieve that status. After they receive their call to an adventure they seek out training to help … Read More

Meet St. Louis

March 12, 2019

Thanks to Alexis Zotos for stopping by the shop and featuring us on her awesome podcast! You can listen to Martin on Meet St. Louis below: Listen to the interview on Soundcloud here.

The Power Within Book Signing and Reading with Author J.E Nelson

November 7, 2018

Join us Saturday, November 11th at 1pm for a reading of The Power Within by Author JE Nelson! This riveting, middle-school zombie thriller is told through the eyes of Daphne, an Autistic twelve-year-old girl. Feel what she feels, and see what she sees as this adventure keeps you on your toes. Daphne isn’t just your typical … Read More

New Comic Book Day — August 15

August 14, 2018

Check out this week’s new releases, including Batman #53, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #308, and Pearl #1.

Apotheosis Comics Just Opened Its Bar and Lounge

April 20, 2018

“We have been open in our current location since September and we’ve slowly been plugging along, getting the liquor license set up and the bar and everything else,” says owner Martin Casas, 37. “But now we’re having our grand opening. All the pieces are in place and we’re finally gonna have everything we need.”

Apotheosis Comics has a totally new take on the comic book store

April 6, 2018

Cities are fluid, unpredictable creatures and the buildings that populate them are that, as well. Though many years have passed since Whiz Bam! inhabited a modest storefront at 3206 South Grand, there’s no mistake as you walk through the front door of that address that the space now occupied by Apotheosis Comics once housed arguably the greatest video store of its generation; you can just feel it.

St. Louis in Comic Books: A Brief History of Arch Rivals Meeting Under the Arch

March 23, 2018

When they’re not punching aliens through skyscrapers in fictional cities like Metropolis, comic book superheroes generally behave like real-life coastal elites — doing most of their work in New York City and Los Angeles.

But on rare occasions, comic books do acknowledge the existence of other cities, and sometimes that city is St. Louis! When that happens, Martin Casas, co-owner of Apotheosis Comics (3206 South Grand Boulevard, 314-260-1689), takes special note.