Atomic Books

Comic Shop, Bookstore, Toys & Games
3620 Falls Rd (36th St.)
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 662-4444
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 9:00pm
11:00am - 7:00pm


  • They have books here!
  • Put away your phone after you check in here!
  • Voted Best Independent Bookstore by City Paper Readers for Best of Baltimore 2011
  • Great little bookstore. Lots of cool events !
  • Atomic carries lots of eclectic titles, but it also serves as the Post Office Box for John Waters fan mail. Write a fan letter across the street while you get a bite to eat at the Golden West Cafe!
  • There's always at least one indie comic or zine I end up getting.
  • Just go! Now!
  • A must-see stop when in the Baltimore area for all John Waters fans. It's a great little book shop.
  • Atomic Books has a crazy selection of DIY zines and is a favorite of John Waters, they even said you can send him love notes here!John Watersc/o Atomic Books3620 Falls Rd.Baltimore, MD 21211 USA
  • Voted 2nd Best Bookstore by City Paper Readers for Best of Baltimore 2012
  • Awesome books plus comics (graphic novels) and more indie zines than you can shake a stick at. Then toys and a record store in the back too!
  • When: whenever they're open.Why: Smarter people with attitude order smarter books-not a dud in their stock. Why John Waters shops here. And it makes me happy just to walk in the door.
  • Buena tienda para comprar cmics saludos tendremos q hacer la visita bien atomic
  • They had so many weird books that I've never seen in stock anywhere else. Fantastic little shop...
  • Quirky reads you won't find anywhere else.
  • SciFi, comics, toys, and a bar in the back. What more can you ask for?
  • Wow !!! Love this place !!
  • Intelligent workers, excellent books, awesome events.
  • This spot has everything awesome you probably aren't hip to yet.
  • Very special place in Hampden. Check out their new children's story time.

Nearby places

3620 Falls Rd (36th St.)
3616 Falls Rd
1105 W 36th St (at Hickory Ave)