Brave New Worlds

The Best Comic Shops in the Philadelphia Area!

Brave New Worlds started on a dare in Willow Grove Pennsylvania April\'s Fool\'s Day 1989. It was originally named the \"Comic Book Store\" until the shop moved to Jenkintown. Brave New Worlds has been serving the greater Philadelphia area\'s comic book and toy needs for over 20 Years. You can visit Brave New Worlds in one of 2 locations:

Willow Grove - 433 West Moreland Road Willow Grove, Pa. (215.657.8838) Hours - Sunday 11-6, Monday-Friday 11-9, Saturday 11-7

Philadelphia - 55 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, Pa. (215.925.6525) Hours - Sunday 11-6, Monday-Saturday 11-8

Archive for August, 2007

Brave New Worlds Old City

Posted by Chris On August - 16 - 2007

45 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA
Hours – Sunday 11-6, Monday-Saturday 11-8

Rise of the Silver Surfer

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

‘Nuff said.

Getting Closer

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

Brave New Worlds Olde City’s grand opening gets just a little bit closer as the store logo gets raised in the window.

Phase 3

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

The longest phase of this project begins with the construction of the “Great Wall of Comics” and trade paperback racks. In addition, slat wall has been hung and display cases have been delivered.

The “Great Wall” takes a lot of wood as you can see from the photos. But in the end, it’s worth it as version 2.0 of the wall trumps the first few versions.

Phase 2

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

Phase two was all about the paint. The pictures really do not do the colors justice.

Phase 1 – Hulk Smash!

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

Or better known as the demolition.

The store originally had two walls separating the front from the back.

We had to tear out a functioning kitchen and two walls. One of which was a cruel combination of what seemed every construction resource in the world.

While several members of the group almost got electrocuted the walls came crumbling down.

Phase Zero

Posted by bnwadmin On August - 16 - 2007

Although a few sites were considered throughout the area, this was the one that got the juices flowing. This is the site Brave New Worlds II was meant to be – 45 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia.

This location is right across the street from the Arden Theatre, between Market and Arch. Just a stone’s throw from Penn’s Landing, South Street, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell …