Hereford comic shop leaves Maylords a year after opening

A SHOP explained why they made the decision to move to Hereford a year after opening.

Nerdvana Comics and Collectables is led by husband and wife team David and Amber Insell.

Mr. Insell said he has long been interested in comics and collectibles. He entered the industry by selling his own childhood toys online.

The store started in Leominster, three years before moving to Maylord Orchards in November 2021.

But the store has now moved to Church Street and is open to customers.


The couple have long considered having a store in Church Street as they love the independent nature of the shops and the vibe and aesthetic of the street, they said.

“The original historic buildings and the sights and sounds of the cathedral are also a huge bonus,” Mr. and Mrs. Insell said.

“Our customers can expect us to have a fresher new range, including premium lines that will be hard to find even in major cities. We will also be stocking larger quantities of brand new comics and characters.


“And we often have harder-to-find Pokemon figures and cards. There will be many more new ideas and lines as we move forward over the next few years.

The products on sale, a mix of comics, toys, figurines and collectibles, are aimed primarily at adults, with a mix of vintage and modern products on offer.

Some of their 3,000 comics date back to the 1960s, some including rare first appearances of famous comic book characters.

Daniel K. Denny