Welcome to Memory Lane Comics!

We buy, sell and trade Comics, Action Figures and Graphic Novels!!! Stop by and see us!

.: Jake :.

.: Ben :.

.: Dave :.

.: Eric's Pick :.

.: Jason's Pick :.

Saturday May 3rd
10AM- 4PM
Tons of comics, totally free!
Kids can come meet costumed characters, play games and win cool stuff. Lots of fun events to celebrate the comic book hobby!
Saturday, June 14th
9:00AM-12 Noon
The Kid's Music Fest at Ocean Front Park in Kure Beach, NC, features three hours of live entertainment by the sea.
Saturday July 26th
9:30AM- 10:30AM
Myrtle Grove Library is planning a Super Hero Fun Run. Kids will arrive dressed as their favorite super heroes and then run a mile while they avoid being captured by evil Book Burglar villains!
Don't see it? Let us order it!

Click here for a printable subscription agreement you can bring to the store!

We love our subscribers!!

1.     For a pull list of 10 or less comics you may either place a forty dollar deposit, which will be refunded upon cancellation of service, or a credit card on file. The deposit will be refunded in full after all ordered items are paid for. We order 2 months in advance, so after cancellation subscriber is still obligated to pick up one more issue of the cancelled series.
2.     For a pull list of 10 or more comics, you must place a credit card on file. Again, we will not charge your card before attempting to contact you multiple times.
3.     Pay in advance for comics and pick up when they come in. Works best for subscribing to a mini-series or a specific storyline. Eligible for 10% discount with no other benefits.

Subscribers are asked to empty their box at least once a month whether walk-in or mail away. We will call you multiple times before we cancel your deposit or charge your credit card. Please let us know of any changes to your phone number, email address or other point of contact.

OUR GUARANTEE: If you sign up for an issue through Previews before the order cut off date and we miss it, we will get it for you (regardless of the cost to us) at your regular discounted price. Our store has been around for over 20 years; we'd be happy to provide references of our service.
# of Titles: Discounts and Subscriber Benefits: Requirements:
1-5 Titles…5% Discount*
20% Discount on Graphic Novels
CC or Deposit
6-20 Ongoing Titles…10% Discount*
20% Discount on Graphic novels
CC or Deposit
21+ Ongoing Titles…15% Discount*
20% off Graphic Novels
20% Discount on Back Issues**
Credit Card on File
50+ Ongoing Titles…Please Inquire*
20% off Graphic Novels
25% Discount on Back Issues**
Credit Card on File
*New comics, supplies, tees, toys and graphic novels pulled off the stands qualify for discount!
**Back Issue discount includes silver and golden age comics!

We are more than willing to work with you to meet your specific needs: mail away, longer holds, variant comics, bag and board all issues, layaway, etc. Give us the opportunity to be YOUR perfect comic shop. Please call us in case of emergency or other circumstances that may affect your ability to pick up your items.

Please let us know as soon as you'd like to cancel or add a title to your pull list; just tell an employee, email or phone your request and it will be taken care of. Previews comes in at the end of each month, giving you an entire month to sign up for anything coming out. Please look through the catalog in store and tell us what you'd like. Signing up for a title will also include the annuals and any specials with it. Please note if you do not want these.

   Email all orders to:
Pre-Order Item Description/Ship Date Price
Hot Toys Winter SoldierSideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present the Winter Soldier sixth scale collectible figure from the upcoming Marvel Studios blockbuster, Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Sebastian Stan as Captain America's tough adversary, Winter Soldier. Featuring two interchangeable head sculpts, metal-like left arm with red star emblem, a detailed costume and weapons.
February 2015
Hot Toys Black WidowThe movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in the film. Featuring a newly developed head sculpt with straight brownish-red real fabric hair, newly designed costume made with multiple materials, detailed weapons and accessories, you won't want to miss the chance to add this spy to your shelves!
September 2014
Hot Toys Captain America - Stealth S.T.R.I.K.E. SuitThe movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Chris Evans as Captain America in his Stealth S.T.R.I.K.E. suit in the film. Featuring a newly developed helmeted head sculpt, finely tailored costume with embossed patterns, and a specially-made light blue metal shield.
January 2015
Hot Toys Captain America and Steve RogersIn Marvel's exciting film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America has joined S.H.I.E.L.D. and teamed up with Black Widow and Falcon to battle dangerous threats and to confront the mysterious Winter Soldier. Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys are proud to present a special Captain America in Stealth S.T.R.I.K.E. suit and Steve Rogers sixth scale figure set.
January 2015
*Pre-Orders require 20% down payment.

    Memory Lane Comics is at 5214 Market St. in Market Station in front of Walmart and Movie Stop. We're directly to the right of Chopstix and to the right of RadioShack. We're the area's first and best Comic and Toy store. Stop by and check us out!

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    Memory Lane has been providing Wilmington with quality comics, killer conversation, and fantastic folks for over 30 years. POW!

    Beyond our extensive stock of new Marvel, DC, and Indie comics and Graphic Novels, we have a huge backstock from major and minor publishers, vintage comics, stickers, patches, statues, toys, tee shirts, HEROCLIX, games, collectibles, posters, long boxes, short boxes, bags, boards, subscriptions, and much more! If we don't have what you need, we'll order it! BLAM!

    We have the area's LARGEST selection of vintage toys and new action figures with new stuff every week! SMACK!

    We sponsor Bring your own Trivia at Cape Fear WIne and Beer on Wednesday Nights Prizes are available and awesome. SOCKO!

    So come by! We're in Market Station, at 5214 Market St.. Just look for the Bat-Symbol, Green Lantern's light and Superman's emblem on door. We're open from 11-7 Monday-Saturday and 1-5 Sunday.


.: Jake

  • Known Aliases: The Boss; Supreme Chancellor of Awesomeness

  • Job Title: Co-Owner

  • Base of Operations: The Shop

  • Description: Proud owner of MLC; Enjoys Surfing, playing music, reading comics, SELLING comics, debating who would win in a fight: the Hulk or his own father(everyone has a hero)?

  • Powers & Abilities: Stands slightly taller than you might expect! A smooth operator! Keeps the power on at the shop. Able to avert the average comic shop crisis!

  • Favorite Reads: Oh man... Saga, East of West, Walking Dead, Y: The last Man, Invincible, Uncanny X-Force (Remender's Run), Detective Comics by Paul Dini, Amazing Spider-Man, Fables, Scott Pilgrim, Uncanny X-men, The Goon, SWAMP THING, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles... many more

.: Ben

  • Known Aliases: Captain Amazing

  • Job Title:Co-Owner/Duke of Awesomeness

  • Base of Operations: Edgewood

  • Description: Ben is a lover and a fighter, which comes first, you ask? I don't know. Ask him.

  • Powers & Abilities: Drawing skills, Hand-to-hand combat, Ability to talk his way out of anything.

  • Favorite Reads: Invincible, Green Lantern, Saga, Uncanny X-Force & Uncanny Avengers (Remender), That Justice League joint, East of West, Batman, Fables, Preacher, Walking Dead

.: Dave

  • Known Aliases: The Davemiester, Mr. Arnold, The Professor

  • Job Title: Headmaster of the University of Awesome

  • Base of Operations:The Bay of E

  • Description: Conqueror of Ebay, reads comics, surfs, tells funny stories... but most of all, he is the Master of all things Marvel

  • Powers & Abilities: He knows everything. Also possesses ability to turn invisible when no one is looking.

  • Favorite Reads: ALL MARVELS, THE NEW 52, Image Comics? Yes Please, Walking Dead, Invincible

.: Eric

  • Known Aliases:E-Walk, The Rock, Sweet E

  • Job Title: Dudicus Von Awesomesauce

  • Base of Operations: The Interwebs. All of them.

  • Description: Would lay down his coat over a puddle for any MLC customer. He's that good.

  • Powers & Abilities: He read it. He knows it. And he'll tell you all about it. Able to track down comics with bloodhound-like senses. Knows the store perhaps better than the owners! Able to take on any mystery or mystery box mini!

  • Favorite Reads: Daredevil (By Mark Waid), Invincible, Walking Dead, East of West, Avengers Arena, X-Men, Batman (cuz everyone loves Batman) Captain America.

.: Jason

  • Known Aliases: Jasonius Maximus, Springles

  • Job Title: Doctor Awesome

  • Base of Operations: The Law Offices of Springs and Springs

  • Description: Rumored to be born in a laboratory in north western Canada, Springs' origin remains unknown. All that has been uncovered is that Wilmington NC is his spot.

  • Powers & Abilities: Able to dress like Andre from "The League!" Can crush any Heroclix player with the might of a Spider-Man team!

  • Favorite Reads: Anything with Uncanny in front of it, anything with a spider in it, anything containing the word Justice. And some lame stuff no one probably reads.

All employees are ™ & © 2010 Memory Lane Comics, all rights reserved, and may not reproduce without expressed written consent. Any similarities between these employees and the staff of other comic shops is purely coincidental and kind of creepy.