About Us

Escape Velocity Downtown

Escape Velocity is a clean, friendly comic shop with a knowledgeable staff, located in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. We specialize in new and used comic books and graphic novels, including titles from mainstream, small press and independent publishers.

We have a huge inventory of back issues - including thousands of comics for $2.00 each - and hundreds of Golden and Silver Age books priced below guide. We also carry action figures, t-shirts, and other comics-related merchandise, plus a complete line of collector's supplies.

Escape Velocity First and Main

Our second store is located on Powers and Carefree in the First and Main Town Center. Come by and bring the family!

Meet the Crew!


Admiral. Steers the EV ship.
Favorite Comics: Unwritten, The Walking Dead, Manhattan Projects


Captain. General trivia and comic knowledge master.
Favorite Comics: Avengers, JSA Liberty Files Whistling Skull, Hawkeye


Lieutenant Commander. Musician and writer, frontman for the local band, A Bad Night For A Hero.
Favorite Comics: Amazing Spider-Man, Invincible, Deadly Class


Lieutenant Commander. Funeral Director. People are dying to see her.
Favorite Comics: Sandman, Swamp Thing, Hellboy


Lieutenant. Creator, writer, and aritst of the web comic, Nothing To See Here
Favorite Comics: Chew, Saga, SCUD The Disposable Assassin


Lieutenant. Farmer, Writer, & DJ (Abstract Science)
Favorite Comics: CPD70, Saga, anything Indy!


Ensign. Nothing is wrong with her.
Favorite Comics: Invincible, Nailbiter, Promethea


Ensign. Craftswoman extraordinaire.
Favorite Comics: Pretty Deadly, The Walking Dead, Harrow County


Ensign. Possibly Batman, the two of them have never been seen at the same time.
Favorite Comics: Batman Hush, Ultimates, Cowboy Ninja Viking


Ensign. Song writer and bassist for the local band, A Bad Night For A Hero.
Favorite Comics: Deadpool, Batman Court of Owls, Wizard of Oz


Swabby. Crafts and sells custom chainmail products through his website, Titanium Mithril.
Favorite Comics: Y The Last Man, Locke & Key, Adventure Time


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