It’s a great way to pick up a new book you may not have known existed and try it out! Use our Wednesday code NTYCBD at check out and get 25% off your purchase! While you’re here you might as well use code FRIYAY on our drink site (link in the comments) and get … Read More
Martin Casas of Apotheosis Comics is making sure that St. Louis residents have plenty of comic books and drinks to get them through quarantine. Story By Allison Babka Visuals By R.J. Hartbeck Before the coronavirus pandemic, Martin Casas happily spent his days sharing beers and chatting with customers about comic books at Apotheosis Comics & … Read More
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
Martin Casas learned some terrible news a week ago — his entire personal collection of 3,000 comic books had been stolen.
New this week: Adventure Time Marcy and Simon #3, Star Wars #63, Avengers #17, Naomi #3, and Teen Titans #28.
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.
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
Martin Casas spent years in city government, absorbing the ire of people whose trash hadn’t been picked up. Last September, he set out on a more heroic career. He opened Apotheosis Comics & Lounge (3206 S. Grand), a boutique comic book store and bar on bustling South Grand Boulevard. The name is a nod to … Read More
Check out this week’s new releases, including Batman #53, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #308, and Pearl #1.
“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.”