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.

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This Column Has Seven Days #120 //
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This Column Has Seven Days #120 //
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 May 24th, 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! N...
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This Column Has Seven Days #119 // Making Friends With Nostalgia
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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 May 17th, 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! N...
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Incoming // New Releases for May 10th, 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! N...
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This Column Has Seven Days #118 // Oh, Henry
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This Column Has Seven Days #118 // Oh, Henry
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 May 3rd, 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! N...
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Floods and Files
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Every business hates to do this, but I must admit, we’ve been running a lot tighter than we’d like. Due to various reasons – work schedules, weather, hockey even – customers have been behind on picking up their files. This, combined with a few extra expenses on our end lately – the co...
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This Column Has Seven Days #117 // The Future Is Amazing
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This Column Has Seven Days #117 // The Future Is Amazing
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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New in Used: Tweaking the Format
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New in Used: Tweaking the Format
Heya folks! It’s that time of the week again, time for me to show off some of the exciting and bonkers titles that have appeared this week on Edmonton’s newest used bookshops shelves.  But before I dive into the exciting new pics I thought I’d let you folks know I’ll be tweaking the format of thi...
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