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All images 2007 through 2014 by Michael Tierney

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The Comic Book Store

9307 Treasure Hill
Little Rock, AR 72227
501-227-9777
Store hours: Monday through Saturday 10 to 6

Email us at: cbsrock@att.net


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2014 Christmas.New Year's Sale

Destination Comics! spotlight in CBG
The Comic Book is the second comics specialty store opened (in 1989) and operated by Michael Tierney, an Overstreet Price Guide Advisor and also a Trendwatcher for The Comic Buyer's Guide. He was a finalist for the 1987 Star*Reach Retailer of the Year Award, and the 1999 Will Eisner's Spirit of the Comics Retailer of the Year Award. For more details, see the Bonus section.

Along with Michael's original store, Collector's Edition in North Little Rock, The Comic Book Store was a Destination Comics! feature location in issue #1664 (April 2010) of the Comics Buyer's Guide magazine. The Comic Book Store first opened in Little Rock, Arkansas, in June of 1989, moving to the Treasure Hill address in June of 1990.

CBG issue #1604, May 2005
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Michael was also featured in a 2005 Comics Buyer's Guide article about comics retailing, and again in 2009 the High Profile section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper, in an article that focussed as much on his publishing (see the Wild Stars History) as on the stores.

The Comics Buyer's Guide issue #1604, May 2005 shown left, and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Sunday August 9, 2009, shown right.

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The Comic Book Store carries 2400 square feet of new comics, with a special emphasis on independent publishers, graphic novels, and what's been described by out of state customers as "One of the largest selections of back issue comics in the country."

Jaimie Hernandez artwork Jaimie Hernandez artwork When entering either store, your eyes will be met by not only a huge varienty of inventory, but also a variety of store decor that includes original art. Here's the background of just one image. In 1999, owner Michael Tierney participated in the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, shown in this article from The Comics Buyer's Guide. Jaimie Hernandez artwork Jaimie Hernandez artwork Also shown in this image is Jaimie Hernandez (of the Hernandez Brothers, creators of Love & Rockets) during his sketch session. Afterwards, Jaimie gifted the sketch shown, described as "Penny Century after a dozen kids."
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For information on what's being released new each week, sales, signings, and other events, check out the what's new page.


Store hours: Monday through Saturday 10 to 6

The Comic Book Store
9307 Treasure Hill
Little Rock, AR 72227
501-227-9777

Email us at: cbsrock@att.net

How to find us:

You'll find The Comic Book Store in the popular shopping area of West Little Rock, on Treasure Hill Road just off of Rodney Parham Road, two blocks West of Resevoir Road.

Take the Rodney Parhap exit off Highway I-430 and go East (turn left if you're headed South, or right if you're headed North).

From I-630, take the Rodney Parham exit and go to the light at Treasure Hill. If you're headed West, you go straight across the intersection at the exit light, and that's where Rodney Parham begins. If you're headed East, you'll have to take two left turns to get to that point. Also, if you're headed West on I-630 and miss the exit, you could just continue on to I-430 and take it North to Rodney Parham.

From either direction, continue down Rodney Parham Road until you get to the light at Treasure Hill. Then turn between the Taco Bell and Advanced Auto Parts store (on the corners), and you can't miss us on the right.

For those taking the Central Arkansas Transportation (CAT) bus, they do make a stop at the corner.
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Batgirl at 2014 FCBD 501st Stormtroopers at 2014 FCBD Thanks to everyone who made our 2014 Free Comic Book Day the best ever! Special thanks go to the 501st, whom everyone had a great time meeting, and hauled away that rebel agitator named Luke Sky-something. A great time was had by all!
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Now Available: WILD STARS 2: FORCE MAJEURE!

The release of Wild Stars 2: Force Majeure celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the first publication of Wild Stars!

The sequel to the graphic novel is a new 83,000 word novel wrapped around 38 pages of comics,
including the 2002 Prairie Bay comic book with new pages, along with 50 "flashback" illustrations.

Released at the same time is the first trade paperback edition of
the 2009 Wild Stars: The Book of Circles -- Recalibrated,
that collects the first 25 years of comic books, in a matching, uniform package.

To buy either book on Amazon, click either of the images above or these links to buy Wild Stars: The Book of Circles -- Recalibrated and Wild Stars 2: Force Majeure.

Another new book for the 30th Anniversary of the WILD STARS!

Wild Stars: The Book of Circles - Recalibrated
WILD STARS: THE BOOK OF CIRCLES -- RECALIBRATED Hardcover is back in print. This new edition not only replaces the sold out 25th Anniversary hardcover (even the guy selling it for $200 on Amazon is sold out), this new 30th Anniversary edition is printed on heavier stock paper and, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A COLLECTED EDITION, the color is restored to the pages reproducing the outer and inner covers from the 7-issue Volume 3 run of comics. Shown below are the 2-page title spreads from the black and white trade paperback, and from the new hardcover.

Wild Stars GN black & white title page
Wild Stars HC color title page
Again, the entire book is not in color. Only the pages reproducing the outer and inner color covers from the original comic books.

The new hardcover is availble Worldwide on Amazon.com: (click this link).

All three books are also available locally at either Collector's Edition or The Comic Book Store, where you can ask about getting your copy signed. Every copy of anything Wild Stars signed this year will include a 30th Anniversary Stamp!
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This stamp will be discontinued at the end of the year!