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Address: 3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone Number:
+1 410-662-4444
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00

"Literary Finds for Mutated Minds!"

Baltimore's legendary,...

"Literary Finds for Mutated Minds!"

Baltimore's legendary, award-winning, independent bookstore now in it's 22nd year.

Specializing in zines, comics, literary fiction, art publications, strange ephemera, and now serving beer and wine.

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The weird is wonderful!

Atomic Books is the famous eclectic bookstore in Hampden, and it is a treasure trove of weird books and magazines. They have an unparalleled selection of graphic novels, and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Atomic Books is the famous eclectic bookstore in Hampden, and it is a treasure trove of weird books and magazines. They have an unparalleled selection of graphic novels, and the odd assortment of pop culture knickknacks making this the perfect place to do some shopping for gifts for that special oddball in your life. Be sure to ask about their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is actually a review of Eightbar, more so than a review of the shop. Yes, Atomic Books is a comic book store. Yes, they have a cozy little lounge. No, not a bookstore with coffee, but a comic book store with a bar. Yes, a bar - with wine, cider, and great choices for beer. Adrienne - I'm not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

With just a quick trip through Baltimore, this was the perfect place to take a reading break. There’s a huge selection of comics and graphic novels in this quirky, pint-sized bookstore. There was an excellent selection of cookbooks to keep me busy. If you have younger kids, be aware that there may be some inappropriate content for younger kids in... More 

Thank Tiffany H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

They have a ton of cool stuff in this place. Everyone was super nice and helpful. Very clean and neat. Lots of hard to find stuff I can see around. Definitely will be back.

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Go....just go. Hard to find magazines, books, and a complete array of all things odd and off. what a treasure. We will return!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

I always make it a point to stop at Atomic when I'm in Baltimore, and I'm happy to say that it's still as good as the first time I visited. This isn't Barnes and Noble - everything in the shop is selected by the owners because it's, well, awesome. I always find something I've never heard of before in this... More 

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