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Comics Compulsion (K&L Hobbies Ltd.) is a comic store based in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Founded by Allan Kemp in 1994, the stores original Manchester St location was featured in Dylan Horrocks' The Magic Pen and Gonzalo Navarro's book Aotearoa Whispers.[1]

In 2002, Tim Driver purchased the shop from Kemp. After the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, Driver ran the shop from his spare room in Casebrook for six months, before the store relocated to Papanui.In 2017, Driver put the shop up for sale.[1]

Covid-19 led to Comics Compulsion moving to an online store only.[2]