The Dark Side: Comics & Games is Sarasota / Bradenton's premiere comic store, specializing in Comics (old and new), Trade Paperbacks, Graphic Novels, Toys, Games (Magic, Boardgames, Card games, Yu-Gi-Oh!, L5R, Warhammer, RPGs, and much MORE!! The Dark Side: Comics & Games first opened in November of 2005 and has been a destination for fun ever since! We've grown from an original 900sf store on Washington Blvd. into a 6500sf store on Beneva Rd. Along the way we've hosted hundreds of tournaments and events, sold an untold number of comics, toys, and games, and even hosted a few weddings! The Dark Side is a place where people meet, make friends, and join a community! We built it, and everyone showed up!
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The Dark Side - Comics & Games

Interested in a particular game or topic?

We've got a Facebook Group for it!


Join the D.O.O.D.S (Dudes/Diudettes Of Ol' Dark Side) for discussions about comic book related stuff.
D.O.O.D.S. (Dudes Of Ol' Dark Side)


Discuss decklists and organize duels.
Dark Side Yu-Gi-Oh!

Magic The Gathering

Discuss decklists and prepare for FNM.
Dark Side Magic: The Gathering


Interested in a universe where peace is unknown?!
Then join us. Dark Side Wargamers!

Role Playing Games

Looking for a Group?
Go to Dark Side RPGs

Legend of the 5 Rings

Discuss decklists and plan for a Kotel.
Go to Dark Side L5R

Board Games

Enjoy plying a board game or card game?
Join us Dark side Board Game

Dark Side Forum

If you are not into Facebook
Check out Dark Side Forum

Don't miss our events