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Hyde Park's neighborhood comic shop

Comics. Games. full frontal nerdity.



First Aid is a full service comic shop offering new releases, back issues, graphic novels and a large selection of all-ages comics. We also sell action figures, board games, and other comic related merchandise.

James Nurss opened First Aid Comics in November of 2008 after years spent managing shops and selling comics at conventions. Originally opened in a second floor space on 53rd St, First Aid moved to our 55th St location in 2011 and expanded to our current size in August of 2016.


In-store Events

For our taylor street location's events click here



Dungeons & Dragons

Dates and times for our Tuesday and Wednesday kids D&D groups, and our Sunday adult D&D groups


 Pok√©mon club

Alternates between First Aid Comics and Toys ETC.; dates and meeting times here


Magic the gathering

Find information regarding FNM, pre-releases, PPTQs and more


Book Club

Meeting and Discussing Graphic novels and comic books.  Led by Zoe Smith.


Store News

what's going on in the world of First Aid Comics


Free Comic book day!!


Free comic book day, or FCBD, is almost here! On the first Saturday of May we'll be giving out a selection of free comic books - 5 per person - to everyone who comes in to the store!

We'll also have some local artists and representatives from Pocket Con - Chicago's free comic con, put on by the Chicago Public Library. 

All* products in the store will be 20% off!!! More sale details soon.

*some exclusions, including pre-orders and anything already in your pull box


Picks of the Week - 4/18/2018!!

After a brief hiatus, samandkennykennyandsam's picks of the week are back!! This week Sam enjoyed the heck out of Her Infernal Descent #1, from AFtershock, and Kenny read the heck outta Action Comics #1000!


New Release highlights - 4/18/2018

You want 'em, we've got 'em: it's new releases!

The nice folks from Previews bring you an overview of the week's new releases for Wednesday, April 18th.  Check our 'New Releases' section for a full list of the comics we're getting each week.

First Aid Presents: Avengers Infinity War @Harper Theater

Join your friendly neighborhood comic shop for a preview screening of Avengers Infinity War! Doors open at 7pm; movie starts at 7:30. Come see the event movie of the spring with your favorite nerds!

All tickets are $10 and will come with a copy of True Believers Infinity Gauntlet #1! Tickets are ONLY available at First Aid Comics Hyde Park. Event details here.

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