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October 27, 2018 By: Karla Southern Category: EVENTS, Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS, Store Signings, Uncategorized


We are excited to announce that HEROES next IN-STORE SIGNING will be FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND from 12 Noon – 2PM with the multi-talented Comic Creator, Artist, Writer, Musician and Singer-Songwriter…LIGHTS!

LIGHTS is a Canadian-born Juno Award-Winning Musician and the Creative Talent behind Dynamite Comics title “SKIN & EARTH“, which is also the title of her most recent album. She is a talented musician and singer-songwriter who is currently on tour with “Young the Giant”. You can catch their show at the Fillmore later that evening!

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We will have copies of her book for sale at the store during the signing, or you can bring your own!
We hope to see you on Friday at NOON!!



September 07, 2018 By: Karla Southern Category: DISCUSS, EVENTS, Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS, Other Events, Sale!, Special Offers, This Just In

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Thanks to all who joined us for last weekend’s Heroes Warehouse Sale! We appreciate all of you who fought the heat (some of you for hours on end!) to dig through our sale stocks. We know many of you were traveling for the holiday and couldn’t make it. While we hope you enjoyed the holiday, we also feel bad that some of you missed out on the sale, so we decided to throw a sequel of sorts – this very weekend! While there will be a few comics and trade paperbacks to dig through, there will be many other kinds of things to shop for, including furniture, art, frames and framed art, toys, glassware and mugs, bookshelves, dishes, lamps, dvds knicks and knacks, and much more!

Join us this Saturday from ‘very early’ to ‘very late’ and Sunday from ‘pretty early’ to ‘kinda late’ for Shelton’s Yard Sale/Heroes Warehouse Sale (part II)! Like last weekend, this sale will take place under a big tent behind our shop. Come pick through some of Shelton’s non-comic collections and take advantage of some crazy deals. In doing so, you’ll also be helping us make room for even more comics in our new warehouse!

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Anyone who makes a purchase from the yard sale will get a coupon for an immediate discount on any same day in-store purchase you make. Non-reserve customers will get 10% off any new comic or trade paperback purchases, and reserve customers will get 25% off all new comics and trade paperback purchases if everything is purchased from your reserve bag. This is a great opportunity to clear out your reserve bag for an extra discount! Consider this the first of many Pop Up sales we hope to offer our customers. Make sure you sign up for our weekly newsletters and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You never know when our next pop up sale will be announced!

Shelton corner box art by Bridgit Connell





August 28, 2018 By: Karla Southern Category: DISCUSS, Discussion Group, Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, Master Class, This Just In

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Ever finish a comic and wish there was someone to discuss it with? Now’s your opportunity, as we bring back an old Heroes favorite during this weekend’s Labor Day sale. Join us this Saturday, September 1 at 2:00 P.M. for a brand new chapter of the Heroes Discussion Group! After much deliberation over what book to discuss, we settled on a favorite of both our staff and customers: Black Hammer volume 1: Secret Origins.

If you enjoyed the first volume of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s breakout superhero mystery, then be sure to stop on by the shop this Saturday for a lively discussion about legacy, rebirth, discovery and much more. This time around, the discussions will be jointly led by veteran discusser Andy Mansell and our well-read young staffer Samuel M. Reynolds-Oosting.

We couldn’t be more excited to share conversation about some of our shop’s favorite authors and illustrators with fellow customers and readers! It’s always a great part of our local comics community, and we hope you’ll join us for this discussion and some of the other exciting ones we’ll be announcing soon! Don’t forget, the discussion starts this Saturday at 2 P.M., but the Labor Day sale kicks off at 10 A.M. and runs all the way until 10 P.M. on Saturday, with Sunday and Monday’s hours both being 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. 

-The Heroes Discussion Committee  (also known as Andy, Sam and Seth)



August 21, 2018 By: Karla Southern Category: DISCUSS, Discussion Group, EVENTS, Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS, Other Events, Sale!, Special Offers, Uncategorized

This Labor Day weekend will mark the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Heroes opening in our new location at 417 Pecan Avenue! It’s hard to believe that what is now our new store was once our WAREHOUSE, and what better way to celebrate our anniversary than by throwing a  THREE-DAY WAREHOUSE SALE!

Back in 2013 we sold a staggering 300 long boxes, and over 100,000 comics, in just FOUR DAYS at our first official Warehouse Sale! To celebrate our first year in our new home #UnderTheWaterTower, we are once again purging our overstock of nearly 100 long boxes and selling them at CAN’T-MISS PRICES!!

Labor Day Anniversary Sale

We will offer extended hours on Saturday, September 1st from 10am-10pm and Sunday, September 2nd from 10am-6pm. Be sure to join us on LABOR DAY Monday from 10am-6pm when all sale books will be reduced to just 25¢!! Prices will start at $1 on Saturday and drop each day but, for the best selection, we hope to see you on Saturday!

Black Hammer Vol 1Speaking of “Blasts from the Past”, Saturday, September 1st at 2pm will mark the return of the HEROES DISCUSSION GROUP!
Our first discussion group since 2012 will find Heroes’ own Andrew Mansell and Samuel Reynolds-Oosting leading the talk as we probe the depths of the Dark Horse hit BLACK HAMMER VOL. 1 from writer Jeff Lemire, artist Dean Ormston and colorist Dave Stewart! We welcome any and all to join the discussion group, so if you are a fan of BLACK HAMMER like we are, please feel free to join us on Saturday, September 1st during the sale!





September 08, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS

We are settling into our new location RIGHT behind our old location. We are no longer moving to North Davidson, we’re staying right here in Elizabeth FOREVER! Park in the neighborhood on 8th street and come visit us. We’ll be unpacking and making the place look great for you but new books and dollar comics are up front and ready for you to browse. Thanks to everyone who has stopped by so far!



February 15, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS


Charlotte Five got the scoop on where we’re moving and why. Subscribe to the Heroes Hotline stay up-to-date with us!



February 10, 2017 By: Rico Renzi Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS



Charlotte Mini-Con 2016: Exhibitor Listing

January 29, 2016 By: Karla Southern Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find

Charlotte Mini-Con

Check out these excellent Exhibitors at the Charlotte Mini-Con TOMORROW at the Grady Cole Center! They will be selling a variety of Gold, Silver, Bronze and Modern Age Comics, as well as toys, apparel, jewelry and lots of other goodies you won’t find anywhere else! You will NOT want to miss out!
The show opens to the public at 11am and goes until 5pm! Admission is $5.00 and FREE for children 12 and under! We are also collecting non-perishable food item donations for the Second Harvest Food Bank, so if you are able, bring a can or two for this amazing organization!

We look forward to seeing you TOMORROW!!!

501st Carolina Garrison – Charlotte, NC
AB Comics & Collectibles – Germanton, NC
Acme Comics – Greensboro, NC
Amazing Comic Shop – Woodbridge, VA
Amazing Heroes – NC
Apocalypse Comics – N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Baby Rabiez – Asheville, NC
Basement Comics – Harve De Grace, MD
Borderlands Comics & Games – Greenville, SC
Burke Street Comics – Winston-Salem, NC
Carolina Ghostbusters w/ Ecto1 – Charlotte, NC
Comic Lock – Charlotte, NC – Greer, SC
Dave’s Comics & Collectibles – Fort Mill, SC
David Burns – Granite Falls, NC
David Shankle – Elizabethton, TN
Dimension Decals – Kernersville, NC
DJ’s Decals – Myrtle Beach, SC
Earl Shaw’s Comics – Statham, GA
Eddie Flowers – Boonville, NC
Fine Print Shoppe – Miami, FL
Foy’s Toys – SC
Gamers4Gamers – Slyva, NC
Handmade Stuffs – Charlotte, NC
Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find – Charlotte, NC
Hey Kids! Comics – Simpsonville, SC
Jason Hamlin – Richmond, VA
Jim Walls – Avondale Estates, GA
John Bruhn – Greenville, SC
Jurassic Jungle – Lewisville, NC
Karl Terrana – Concord, NC
Klingon Assault Group – NC
Lou Kizer – Charleston, SC
Mike’s Collectibles – Laurinburg, NC
Myst3ry Inc. – Charlotte, NC
Needless Essentials – Lincolnton, NC
New World Toys & Collectibles – Garner, NC
Nikelspot Comics – Fort Mill, SC
Orange Ribbon Collectibles – Furquay Varina, NC
Outer Rim Toys & Collectibles / Out of the Toy Box Jewelry – Smithville, NC
Pantheon Comics – Atlanta, GA
Park Circle Comics – N. Charleston, SC
Popcycled Baubles – N. Charleston, SC
Purgatory Comics – Morristown, TN
Rebel Base – Charlotte, NC
Reggie’s Comics – Charlotte, NC
Richard Fortenberry – Charlotte, NC
Richard’s Comics & Collectables – Greenville, SC
Second Harvest Food Bank – Charlotte, NC
Ssalefish Comics – Winston-Salem, NC
Steam, Steel and Gunpowder – Hudson, NC
Steve Smith’s Comics – Winston-Salem, NC
Stormcrow – High Point, NC
Supah! Comics – Charlotte, NC
Updog Comics – Plaistow, NH
WCCB-CW – Charlotte, NC




February 11, 2015 By: Rico Renzi Category: Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, Special Offers


We’ve listed several sets of Marvel’s new Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 variant covers on eBay and they end tonight! Click the image to place your bid now!

We’ve also just listed signed regular and Heroes variant covers of Spider-Gwen #1 that will ship after our signing event on February 28th. Check them out if you can’t make it to the release party!



December 31, 2014 By: Rico Renzi Category: EVENTS, Heroes Aren't Hard To Find, NEWS, Sale!, Special Offers

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Since 1980, Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find has been here providing comics for our community and beyond. Here’s how you can help us celebrate Heroes and owner Shelton Drum’s 35th Anniversary all year long in 2015. To find out about the great events we have planned, all you have to do is keep up with us on the social media platform of your choice. The best way to stay current with our events is to subscribe to the Heroes Hotline. We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr too.

For our 1st event of many celebrating our 35th Anniversary, we’re kicking off 2015 with 35% off for subscribers who come in and clear out their reserve bags! Whether you are here every week or haven’t been in over the holidays, we want to thank you and reward your loyalty. If you purchase everything in your reserve bag, the 35% off will extend to all new comics on our shelves as well. The sale starts this THURSDAY, we’ll be open from 1pm-6pm. The sale will end when we close at 9pm on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

So, thank you! We have the best customers and we can’t wait to tell you about all the great things we have planned for 2015. Get plugged in and let’s celebrate our 35th Anniversary year together!