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Caffeine and Kryptonite: New Kensington comic book/coffee shop focuses on diversity

December 30, 2015

EXCERPT — Just in time for 2016, fans of community, coffee, and comic books will have a new place to visit.

Although Philadelphia has a rich tradition of quality comic-book shops—and could brag that Showcase Comics on South Street was the largest black-owned comic shop in the United States for quite some time—Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse will be the first black female-owned comic book shop to open its doors on the East Coast.

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