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 #127 // One Thing I Can Say, Girl
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This Column Has Seven Days #127 // One Thing I Can Say, Girl
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 August 16th, 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 #126 // Seriously, Mothra Is The Best
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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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Vacation, All We Ever Wanted
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Today, we’re announcing something unprecedented in the history of Variant Edition: we are taking a vacation. Yes, Danica and Brandon will be absent from the store from Wednesday August 2nd, to Monday August 7th… and honestly, we have you to thank. We would never be able to take time o...
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Incoming // New Releases for August 2nd, 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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Incoming // New Releases for July 26th, 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 #125 // We Are Only Half Awake
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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 July 19th, 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. As always, if you see anything you like, let us know and we’ll set a copy aside for you! NEW SINGLE ISSUES ALIENS DEAD ORBIT #3 ALL NEW G...
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This Column Has Seven Days #124 // Summer Formal
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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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Our Problem With Telus
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Hey everyone. We’ve tried to resolve this as privately as possible, but the time has come to make this as public as we possibly can in hopes that a resolution can happen. When we moved the shop in August of last year, we jumped through a copious amount of hoops in order to take our business phone...
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