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About Alternate Reality Comics

Alternate Reality Comics has a wide selection of comics and graphic novels from all of the different genres comic books represent, as well as many pop culture items that will make your home or workspace a happy place! History: Established in 1995, I, Ralph Mathieu, became the owner of Alternate Reality Comics in 1995. The store has had two owners before me and was called Dungeon Comics before I changed the name to its present name, Alternate Reality Comics. The store has been in three locations near the UNLV campus, each space being larger than the previous one, with the store's new location being twice the size (at 2,200 sq.ft.) of the previous location.

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10AM - 7PM
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on Tue Jul 21 2020
Nice selection! Good customer service.
on Fri May 29 2020
Very friendly owner and a cool little comic shop. I'll be back.
on Sat Jun 29 2019
Super friendly staff! Great selection; comics , collectables, and much more. Greeted upon entry. Small and quaint place chill vibe. I have to go there again
on Tue Jun 25 2019
I have been looking forward to visiting Alternate Reality Comics for months now, since learning I would be joining my wife for her work trip to Las Vegas and looking up hobby shops in the area. Though the vibe I got from the website was promising, the actual experience of exploring the store and spending over an hour visiting with owner Ralph was ... see more
on Thu Jan 24 2019
Amazing comic store! Best one I have seen in Vegas and probably one of the best I have seen ever. The owner is super friendly and knows a lot of his trade. Best thing is that they have a huge selection of comics by the best writers in the medium like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Warren Ellis and many more. Keep up the amazing job guys!
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