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: Noon to 6
  • Tuesday: 10 to 6
  • Wednesday: 10 to 10 (closed 6 to 7 for meal)
  • Thursday: 10 to 6
  • Friday: 10 to 6
  • Saturday: 10 to 6
  • Sunday: Noon to 6

Store Hours (Crystal Lake location)

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: noon to 7 PM
  • Thursday: noon to 7
  • Friday: noon to 7
  • Saturday: noon to 7
  • Sunday: Closed
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News & Announcements

  • New location, Modern Age Comics will be adding a new location this spring! This will be a franchise location for new comics and top selling items located in the Crystal Lake area. Join us April 2nd for opening day at 5150 Northwest Highway (route 14).
  •  Stop in and take a look at our new acrylic statue cases and comic book frames. These are now for sale and on display in the store.
  • 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).


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

FCBD 2014 and next years plan.

Modern Age Comics would like to thank everyone for stopping in for Free Comic Book Day 2014. It was a really great turn out even with the missing sign and new address being thrown in. We appreciate everyone’s patience with … Continue reading

Posted on 3 May 2014 | 6:45 pm

Free Comic Book Day 2014!

We are moved in and ready to enjoy Free Comic Book Day! Stop in and check out our new location! 2210 E. Algonquin Road in Algonquin!  We are in the same building as Barrington Resale. Our sign is not in … Continue reading

Posted on 2 May 2014 | 10:33 pm

Easter 2014

The staff and friends here at Modern Age Comics want to wish all of you the happiest of Easter holidays! Please travel carefully, enjoy family, visit friends and return safely. We will be closed Easter Sunday and open for our … Continue reading

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 10:14 pm



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