Lone Star Comics

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Lone Star Comics was a chain of seven stores located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex in north central Texas. Started in 1961 by Jake "Buddy" Saunders as a quaint mail order company, Lone Star Comics debuted as a brick-and-mortar retailer in 1977. The chain's offerings included comic books, action figures, gaming supplies, videos, and many other pop culture items.[1]

While still maintaining business locally, the company returned to its mail order roots in the early 2000s, this time as an online subscription and back-issue service. The online store is called mycomicshop.com (LoneStarComics.com merely redirects to mycomicshop.com).

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In July of 2013 Lone star Comics sold off 3 of their 5 remaining stores. [2]

In September of 2013 Lone Star Comics sold off their remaining brick and mortar stores to become solely an e-commerce business website.[3] [4]



  1. ^ Chuang, Tamara (May 31, 1998). "Zoom – Arlington Comic Store Chain Takes Off; It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Lone Star Comics!". The Dallas Morning News. 
  2. ^ http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2013/07/lone-star-comics-owners-sell-three-locations/
  3. ^ Koller, Dan (September 17, 2013). "R.I.P., Lone Star Comics". D Magazine (Dallas, TX). Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ Melrose, Kevin (September 10, 2013). "Lone Star Comics owners sell remaining brick and mortar stores". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 

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