Best of Philly

2020 Way to Support the Cause: Philly’s Independent Black-Owned Bookshops

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse

Looking for something for the kids? Or to reminisce over your own comic-book days? Amalgam owner Ariell Johnson became the East Coast’s first Black female comic bookstore owner in 2015 when she opened her shop, now a nationally regarded treasure.

2578 Frankford Avenue, Phiadelphia, PA 19125; 215-427-3300;