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

#preNCBD // Fight Time is the Right Time
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Want a jump start on the new books hitting the shelves? At Variant Edition, we read everything we can so we can match you with your new favourite comics when you come in. Take a look below and let us know if there’s anything cool you want!
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Incoming // New Releases for August 21st, 2019
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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 info on some of the titles. (Usually.) As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for y...
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#preNCBD // Wild Fantasy
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Time to dig into this week’s comics, and give you folks some good spoiler free pitches on your new favourites! If you see something you like, contact us and we’ll set a copy aside for you.
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Incoming // New Releases for August 14th, 2019
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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 info on some of the titles. (Usually.) As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for y...
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Last Call // Final Order Cut Off for Sept 4th, 2019 and Beyond
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Fun fact: comics have a bit of a lead time, and as such, print runs are set a few weeks in advance. In effort to help folks get the books they need, we’re letting people know when the absolute last day to order books comes up. Note: You can request ANYTHING on this list by contacting us...
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#preNCBD // Creeps!
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Time to dig into this week’s comics, and give you folks some good spoiler free pitches on your new favourites! If you see something you like, contact us and we’ll set a copy aside for you.
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Incoming // New Releases for August 6th, 2019
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SPECIAL NOTE: Thank you all for being so patient with us over the past month. First, Danica and I moved house, and then the computer that we do the majority of our website work collapsed and was off to be resuscitated. This clearly makes it hard to get out our regular weekly content – but a...
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Last Call // Final Order Cut Off for August 21st, 2019 and Beyond
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Fun fact: comics have a bit of a lead time, and as such, print runs are set a few weeks in advance. In effort to help folks get the books they need, we’re letting people know when the absolute last day to order books comes up. Note: You can request ANYTHING on this list by contacting us, bu...
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#preNCBD // Movin’ and Groovin’
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Hey folks – it has been a hot minute since one of these was collected on the website – and that was because Danica and I were moving our house and didn’t have internet! Anyway. The dark days are over. Below, you can find all of our thoughts on some of the awesome things hitting ...
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Incoming // New Releases for July 24th, 2019
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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 info on some of the titles. (Usually.) NOTE: Hey folks! Danica and Brandon moved house last week, and didn’t get inter...
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