First Aid Comics
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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

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Dungeons & Dragons

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


 Pokémon 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

Want to know what's going on in the world of First Aid Comics? Uninterested in Facebook and/or Twitter? 


We're on anthony desiato's podcast - My Comic shop history!

Anthony Desiato, creator of the My Comic Shop History podcast, interviewed James for his latest episode. Listen to the show, and be sure to check out Anthony's podcast here

Picks of the week 01/10/2018!!

Slap-happy Sam and Being-himself-this-week Kenny Have some new comic day picks for ya: Sam LOVED the first issue of Pau's Atlas & Axis and Kenny enjoyed the heck out of the first issue of Old Man Hawkeye. Happy Wednesday, everyone!


First aid presents: Black panther @ harper theater

Join First Aid Comics and Harper Theater for an exclusive opening night show of Black Panther on February 15th at 9pm. Ticket packages will be available beginning 1/17 at 11am. All ticket packages will be first come, first served and are only available at First Aid Comics. A discussion with our friends from BrightSeed Collaborative will follow the film. 

Ticket packages:

Vibranium / $75 / 5 available

Klaw / $40 / 10 available 

T'Chaka / $20 / 20 available

Wakandan / $10 / 30 available 

*Books, action figures... will be distributed at the door. Doors prizes will also be given out before and after the movie.


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