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 the ‘Special Events’ Category

Comicverse #5 Release and Signing in W-G

Posted by Eric On March - 8 - 2017

Join Bianca Alu-Marr and Steve Peters as they launch the newest issue of their sci-fi humor comic, The Comicverse. Steve will be drawing free sketches like he’s done at Brave New Worlds for the past six years on Free Comic Book Day. There will also be blank sketch covers available,and Steve will have much more time to add a lot of detail to his drawings than on FCBD, so this is the best time to get a sketch!


MTG Modern Masters 2017 Drafts in W-G Continue!

Posted by Eric On March - 2 - 2017

Thanks to the success of last week’s event, our Willow Grove location will be running another evening booster draft with the newest Modern Masters set, Modern Masters 2017.  Your $40 entry will get you 3 packs of Modern Masters 2017 from which you will draft the deck you will play with.  1 pack of Modern Masters 2017 per person will be added to the prize pool.  Pods will be determined based on the amount of players, but prize packs will be divided among the top 1/2 of players in a roughly 4-2-1-1 breakdown.  For more information on the set, check out the official website here or the visual spoiler here on the Mythic Spoiler website here.

Booster Draft times is:

  • Friday, March 24th @ 9:30 PM (after FNM)




Posted by BRiAN On February - 27 - 2017

Our friend Falynn Koch has made an awesome all ages science comic about BATS! Come out and support a local comics artist, grab a copy, talk bats and maybe she’ll draw you one too!

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Posted by BRiAN On February - 22 - 2017

Holy smokes, guys & gals! We’ve got some sweet new 50% OFF MARVEL OMNIBUS-es-es-es coming at ya this week! Check this stuff out because you don’t want to miss out on this goodness!


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New Formats for Friday Night Magic

Posted by Eric On February - 16 - 2017


Due to the success of the first, our Willow Grove location will be hosting another Pauper Magic event on Friday, March 24th.  The event will be (of course) Pauper constructed, which is a format which only allows common cards to be included in decks.  For more on the format, including the banned list, check out the Wizards of the Coast Pauper MTG site here.

We will also be rolling out a new schedule for FNM events, starting with the Pauper event on the 24th.  Events for the 10th and 17th will be casual.

  • 1st Friday of each month – Standard
  • 2nd Friday of each month – Commander
  • 3rd Friday of each month – Modern
  • 4th Friday of each month – Pauper
  • 5th Friday of each month (if it exists) – Conspiracy: Take the Crown booster drafts

Want us to host other formats?  E-mail Eric:

2016 BNW Gift Guide

Posted by BRiAN On December - 1 - 2016

Well if you’re reading this it means we’ve finally hit December. Have you started thinking about HOLIDAY GIFTS yet?! Let us help ya with that!

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Posted by BRiAN On November - 18 - 2016

In just over a week we’ll all but full of turkey or imitation turkey products avoiding all the awkward conversations we know will probably happen when you get together with family. Fret not! Black Friday Deals are coming to BNW yet again!

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Posted by BRiAN On November - 4 - 2016

Local Comic Shop Day 2016, otherwise known as LSCD, is creeping up on us! What’s LCSD you may ask?!

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Dash Shaw in-store Signing!

Posted by BRiAN On October - 17 - 2016

Comic creator and film maker Dash Shaw will be stopping by our Old City shop to sign his latest book Cosplayers!

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Posted by BRiAN On September - 21 - 2016

Have you ever wanted to know about how Tetris was created?! Well Box Brown’s new graphic novel will let you know all about it! Oh and there’s a signing!


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