Boston/ Arts & Culture
Published on December 17, 2019
3 top spots for comic books in CambridgeThe Million Year Picnic | Photo:  Jahanzeb F./Yelp

Shopping for comic books?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top comic book spots in Cambridge, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for comic books.

Consumers in the Cambridge area tend to spend more in December at retail and wholesale businesses than other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and direct response marketing for small businesses. Daily spending at Cambridge-area retail and wholesale businesses climbed to $752,529 for the metro area in December of last year, second only to May with an average of $753,671, and 20% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. The Million Year Picnic

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First up is The Million Year Picnic. Located at 99 Mount Auburn St. in West Cambridge, the spot is the highest-rated comic book spot in Cambridge, boasting 4.5 stars out of 86 reviews on Yelp.

2. Anime Zakka

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Next up is Riverside's Anime Zakka, situated at 36 Jfk St., Floor 2, The Garage Mall. With four stars out of 24 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score home decor and comic books has proven to be a local favorite.

3. New England Comics

Photo: danielle k./Yelp

And finally, West Cambridge's New England Comics, located at 14A Eliot St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot four stars out of 14 reviews.

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