Variant Edition Comics & Culture

Located in the heart of Edmonton’s Oliver District, Variant Edition provides a comic shop experience unlike any other, perfect for those looking to discover or rediscover the joys of sequential storytelling. We pride ourselves on our inclusive environment and innovative recommendation system, which will help you find books you didn’t even know you loved.

Recent Blog Posts

Incoming // New Releases for January 17th, 2018
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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This Column Has Seven Days #137 // Strong To The Finish
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This Column Has Seven Days #137 // Strong To The Finish
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Incoming // New Releases for January 10th, 2018
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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Yegs & Bacon // Episode 005 // Community Building: It’s Like They’ll Let In Anyone
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After a short (retail based) hiatus in December, Yegs and Bacon is back to talk about positive and negative ways to build a community. Theme music for Yegs and Bacon is by Apocalypse Kow.
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Incoming // New Releases for January 3rd, 2018
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Each and every Monday, (Today is Tuesday, because holidays!) we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us kno...
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Incoming // New Releases for December 27th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  Whelp, usually. But sometimes the shipment is late and there are holidays. Anyway. Comics...
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Incoming // New Releases for December 20th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // What A Way To Make A Living
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // What A Way To Make A Living
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Incoming // New Releases for December 13th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
Published at Variant Edition Comics & Culture
This Column Has Seven Days #136 // Taking It To The Grave
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // Taking It To The Grave
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
Published at Variant Edition Comics & Culture