If you’re like us, you love pop culture - comic books, movies and television shows have had a HUGE influence on your life. You want to show that off with some kick-ass collectibles...and we’re here to help!

But before we get to why Alter Ego Comics is the best place for you to spend your hard-earned money, let's take a quick tour of the shop.


As you've just seen, we operate a brick and mortar store in addition to this online treasure trove of awesomeness. How do we do it? With a small, dedicated staff of fans just like you!

Why shop with Alter Ego Comics?

  • We’ve been part of the comics/collectibles industry since 2003.

  • We’ve received awards from our peers and our fans for treating customers like friends, for focusing on a quality shopping experience, and for giving back to our community.

  • We offer FREE double boxing on most sixth scale figures.

  • We have the best rewards program in the industry with no restrictions and the potential to earn triple rewards on every purchase.

  • Easy access to phone support where you can talk to a real, live human being.

  • We’re collectors and fans, just like you!

Our Story


Alter Ego Comics is founded as a home-based business.


The Alter Ego brick and mortar store opens in downtown Lima, Ohio.


Alter Ego is named one of three finalists for “Emerging Business of the Year” by the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce.


Alter Ego is named one of three finalists for "Emerging Business of the Year".


Alter Ego moves to a new, larger location on Main Street.


Alter Ego Comics is named "Small Business of the Year" by the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce.


Alter Ego welcomes Shop For Good into its space giving shoppers two businesses under one room.


Alter Ego welcomes Purple Feet Wine Boutique, Legacy Sounds Studio and Live at The Lab to it’s space, creating a unique shopping and entertainment experience.


Alter Ego Comics is named one of three finalists for Small Business of the Year.


Alter Ego Comics wins the "Best of the Region" award (Antique/Coin/Collectibles Store) from The Lima News.


Alter Ego Comics celebrates our 20th anniversary!