Variant Edition Comics & Culture

Located in the heart of Edmonton’s Oliver District, Variant Edition provides a comic shop experience unlike any other, perfect for those looking to discover or rediscover the joys of sequential storytelling. We pride ourselves on our inclusive environment and innovative recommendation system, which will help you find books you didn’t even know you loved.

Recent Blog Posts

This Column Has Seven Days #136 // What A Way To Make A Living
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // What A Way To Make A Living
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Incoming // New Releases for December 13th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // Taking It To The Grave
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This Column Has Seven Days #136 // Taking It To The Grave
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Yegs & Bacon // Episode 004 // Will Comic Adaptations Ruin Your Childhood?
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On this week’s show, Danica and Brandon talk about comic book adaptations, and the right way to react to things you enjoy, and dislike.
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New Releases for November 29th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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This Column Has Seven Days #135 // I’m Just A Little Black Raincloud
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This Column Has Seven Days #135 // I’m Just A Little Black Raincloud
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Incoming // New Releases for November 22nd, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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Yegs & Bacon // Episode 003 // Harassment In Comics, and Edmonton
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On this week’s show, we’re diving into the deep end and talking about harassment in the industry. It’s there. Don’t pretend like it isn’t. A note: we recorded this before Eddie Berganza got fired from DC. Finally.
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This Column Has Seven Days #134 // True Stories From Comfy Couches
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This Column Has Seven Days #134 // True Stories From Comfy Couches
Devin R Bruce is a friend to Variant Edition and to all good-hearted creatures who roam the Earth. In each installment of This Column Has Seven Days, Devin discusses his favourite pop culture experiences of the past week in an effort to share the joy of an overlooked gem, an old favourite that’s ...
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Incoming // New Comics for November 15th, 2017
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Each and every Monday, we provide our awesome customers with a list of all the comics and graphic novels that are hitting the shelves for the coming Wednesday, with bits of commentary on some of the titles.  As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! ...
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