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Happy Harbor Comics

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Happy Harbor Comics

Happy Harbor Comics
Type Private
Industry Retail
Headquarters Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Area served Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Products Comics
Owners Jay Bardyla

Happy Harbor Comics is a group of Canadian comic book stores located in Edmonton, Alberta.[1] Over the past few years, owner Jay Bardyla and his store have participated in the 24-hour comic day to promote comics in general and to raise money for the Alberta Literacy Foundation. In 2005, they raised more than $1600.[2]

Awards and recognitions

  • 2007 Eisner Nominee For Retailer Of The Year[3]
  • 2007 Harry Kremer Award Winner For Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Retailer[4]
  • 2007 See magazine's Reader's Choice Award For Edmonton's Best Comic Store[5]
  • 2006 Eisner Nominee For Retailer Of The Year[3]
  • 2006 Harry Kremer Award For Canadian Retailer Of The Year Runner-Up[4]
  • 2006 Reader's Choice Award For Edmonton's Best Comic Store Runner-Up[5]


  1. ^ Official Website for Happy Harbor Comics
  2. ^ Edmonton Journal
  3. ^ a b Comic-Con :: The 2008 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
  4. ^ a b The Joe Shuster Awards
  5. ^ a b SEE Magazine

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