This week, enjoy Man Eaters #1, Infinity Wars Iron Hammer#1 (of 2), Friendo #1, and Amazing Spider-Man #6.
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
This week, enjoy Burnouts #1, Dick Tracy Dead or Alive #1 (of 4), Infinity Wars Soldier Supreme #1, Rick & Morty Presents Sleepy Gary #1.
This week, enjoy Mystery Science Theater 3000 #1, Marvel Rising Omega #1, Joe Golem #1 (of 5) The Drowning City, Amazing Spider-man #5, and Archie 1941 #1 (of 5).
Coming out September 5th at Apotheosis Comics, Paper Girls #25, Walking Dead #183, Elric White Wolf #1 (OF 2), and Asgardians of the Galaxy #1.
Summer is almost over, but X-Men Grand Design Second Genesis #2 (of 2), Isola #5, and Scarlet #1 (OF 5) come out the last days of August.
Join us at Apotheosis Comics and Lounge with staff from Lion Forge Comics to demo game play for this new hybrid between comics and role playing games.
Check out this week’s new releases, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT Ongoing) #85, Cold Spots #1, and Mister Miracle #1-#10.
Check out this week’s new releases, including Batman #53, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #308, and Pearl #1.
Check out what new releases are coming to our store this week, including Dinosaucers, Fantastic Four #1, and Sandman Universe #1.
Earn points for every dollar spent in the store! New customers will earn 15 points for opening an account with an email and phone number. Plus, earn 10 more points for signing up for a new pull subscription. For every 100 points accumulated, you’ll receive a $10-off coupon. With 1,000 points, you’ll earn in-store recognition! … Read More
Looking for the best books to take with you on summer vacation? These are some of our favorites right now: 15. The Black Monday Murders This is classic occultism, where the various schools of magic are actually clandestine banking cartels who control all of society: a secret world where vampire Russian oligarchs, Black popes, enchanted … Read More
“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.”
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.
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.