Modern Age Comics

2210 East Algonquin Rd
Algonquin, Illinois 60102
Phone: 847-409-6295

5150 Northwest Highway/Rte 14
Suite 6
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012

Store Hours (Algonquin location)

  • Monday: 1 P.M. to 6 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 10 to 6 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 10 to 10 (closed 6 to 7 for meal)
  • Thursday: 10 to 6 P.M.
  • Friday: 10 to 6 P.M.
  • Saturday: 10 to 6 P.M.
  • Sunday: Noon to 6 P.M.

Store Hours (Crystal Lake location)

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: noon to 6 PM
  • Thursday: noon to 6 P.M.
  • Friday: noon to 6 P.M.
  • Saturday: noon to 6 P.M.
  • Sunday: Closed
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News & Announcements

  • Modern Age Comics would like to invite you to join us each Saturday for our comic discussion group. Read, share your opinion or just listen to others talk about things they have read over the past week,
  • Crystal Lake store hours have been changed to the winter schedule. This location is now closed on Sundays.
  • Small Business Saturday Sale! Join us November 28th for our sale to celebrate small business in America! Though American Express has reduced their support of the event, we plan on continuing the event in the spirit intended.
  • 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons continues to thrive at the store. Modern Age is holding two separate events for 5th edition players and invites anyone to join in. See our gaming events tab for days and times!
  • Gotta love graphic novels! Individual comics not your thing? Stop in and ask about our graphic novel club and take advantage of discounts on trades, comic sets and independent novels.
  • Modern Age Comics is an authorized dealer for Sideshow Collectibles! Stop in and ask about the options and services for these great products! Take a look at Spiderman! the latest 1/4 scale arrival!
  • Follow us on Twitter for weekly specials only identified through our feed (modernagereader).


Comic Discussion Group

Love to read comics? Looking for someone to listen to you rant about the poor story line you just read? Have you read an issue you want to tell the world to pick up and read? Join us each Saturday … Continue reading

Posted on 14 November 2015 | 9:49 pm

Welcome aboard Alex!

Modern Age Comics is pleased to announce that Alex Boehm has joined our staff. Please stop in and introduce yourselves.

Posted on 7 June 2015 | 9:05 pm

Modern Age Comics expands!

We are happy to announce that our Crystal lake Illinois location is now open. The store is located at 5150 Northwest Highway two blocks west of the route 31 and route 14 intersection. The hours are currently part time (Wednesday … Continue reading

Posted on 7 May 2015 | 8:21 pm

Stan Lee

Many of us are looking forward to this weekend’s Chicago Comicon being held in Rosemont, Illinois. Here we hope to purchase a magical ticket that will create a memory that we will talk about and cherish the rest of our … Continue reading

Posted on 21 August 2014 | 1:20 am

Fall gaming schedule!

Modern Age Comics is looking to holding additional alternative gaming at our store. We currently hold Pokemon, Heroclix and Magic The Gathering, but are willing to look at additional ideas. An interest sheet has been placed on the gaming counter … Continue reading

Posted on 19 July 2014 | 9:00 am

Comic Book Mania! Convention

Modern Age Comics is pleased to be a participant in the 5th annual Comic Book Mania Convention. The show is held in July each year and features local area comic book professionals and vendors. The event is this Saturday July … Continue reading

Posted on 17 July 2014 | 4:38 pm

Life with Archie #36 sells out before newstand date!

Paul Kupperberg writes Archie Andrews into the cast of characters killed in 2014. Issue #36 of the Life With Archie line with have Archie killed in a manner suitable for the all ages icon. The comic will feature ten covers … Continue reading

Posted on 15 July 2014 | 6:57 pm

Independence Day!

Modern Age Comics would like to wish everyone a happy and safe fourth of July celebration. For those who serve, or have family members who are, please send our admiration and best wishes to them. We will be closed to … Continue reading

Posted on 3 July 2014 | 5:53 pm

Memorial Day Holiday

Modern Age Comics will be open our normal hours on Monday, May 26th from noon to 6 PM. We everyone has a safe holiday.

Posted on 25 May 2014 | 11:56 pm

Wednesday Night Heroclix return to MAC!

Join us each Wednesday night at 7 P.M. for a challenging Heroclix scenario! We have reinstated our competitive Heroclix group on Wednesday evenings at our new location. This past week was a Deadpool sealed event with 12 players battling in … Continue reading

Posted on 23 May 2014 | 10:11 pm



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