Are you trying to find a good place to buy comic books and graphic novels in Maryland?  Here are five of the best places in and around Baltimore to look.

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Alliance Comics

904 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 685-0021
www.alliancecomicsonline.com

City Paper named Alliance Comics Baltimore’s best comic shop for 2010.  They sell everything related to comics that you could possibly want—the comics themselves, t-shirts, toys, games, etc.

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Amazing Spiral

411 W. 40th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 889-6005
www.amazingspiral.com

Amazing Spiral sells comics and graphic novels, used books, and gaming items.  The staff has a blog where they discuss their thoughts about various comic book installments.

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Atomic Books

3620 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 662-4444
www.atomicbooks.com

In addition to comics and zines, they sell toys, movies, clothing and books.    Atomic Books allows you to order items through their website.

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Big Planet Comics

7315 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
(301) 699-0498
www.bigplanetcomics.com

Big Planet Comics has a list of new comics on their website, as well as a preview of upcoming issues.  Some of the stores hold signings and events.  There are several locations; check the website for the one nearest you.

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Third Eye Comics

45 Old Solomons Island Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 897-0322
www.thirdeyecomics.com

Third Eye Comics sells comics, graphic novels and various merchandise (toys, t-shirts, posters, etc.).  Their website will tell you what the new releases are so you can save yourself a trip.

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