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Toronto's Newest Comic Book Store and Cafe

Hey- Welcome to The Sidekick !

We are a Comic Book Store and Cafe in Toronto's Leslieville area. Explore our site to learn more about what we do, or swing by and quench your thirst for caffeine and comic books !

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Happy NCBD ! (New Comic Book Day)

Hey Heroes- We’re happy to announce everything has been shipping smoothly at the shop, and we have been receiving our comic orders every Wednesday without a hitch ! The Sidekick offers subscription service for our regular customers upon leaving your name, contact info, and a list of the titles you …

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We’re Sorry !

Hey all ! Thanks so much for the gush of support over the past few months ! We have been completely spoiled at the shop- and thus our website has went a little stale. But don’t fret ! We plan to tend to this puppy and get the ball back …

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Canada Day !

Hey All ! Just a quick note that we are Open Sunday-Style Hours tomorrow in observance of the Holiday ! We will still be Celebrating with all of you, and will be shelved for New Comic Book Day, however will be open 9-6 instead of 7-7. Sorry for any inconvenience …

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We’re Open !

Hey guys, The Sidekick has been open for one full week, and we are super stoked to be a part of the ‘hood ! Thanks for all the excitement and support, we’ve been happily flooded with all of your positivity and look forward to seeing more of you ! The …

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Supplier Update

The folks at Diamond Comic Distributors send us our first mail, so I guess it’s official ! Just placed our May order and it’s looking more and more like the real deal. We’re going to have some of our shelves stocked for our hopeful Opening Date of June 1st. Feel free …

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Construction Update

Woo ! We’re building some walls in here, and the space is starting to take shape. So far, still looking a bit like the Batcave, but we’re hoping to have something a bit homier by the end. Still lots to keep us occupied around here ! Met our lovely neighbours …

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