Fat Jack's Comicrypt

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Fat Jack's Comicrypt
IndustryComic book sales
Number of locations
OwnerMike Ferraro

Fat Jack's Comicrypt or Fat Jack's is a comic book store with locations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Oaklyn, New Jersey. The Philadelphia store, located at 2006 Sansom Street, was founded by Mike Ferraro in 1976. It is the oldest comic book store in Philadelphia and one of the ten oldest comic book stores in the United States.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Rapa, Patrick. "Fat Jack's Comicrypt struggling amid rising operational costs, increased online competition". www.inquirer.com. Retrieved January 10, 2023.
  2. ^ Schreur, Brandon (January 9, 2023). "Philadelphia's First Comic Book Shop Starts GoFundMe to Avoid Closure". CBR. Retrieved January 10, 2023.
  3. ^ Myers, Michelle. "Fat Jack's, Philadelphia's first and oldest comic book shop, raising money to fight closure". www.inquirer.com. Retrieved January 10, 2023.