Brainfreeze closed for business on February 12, 2018. The owner, Stewart Copeland, moved to Rhode Island to pursue his MFA at RISD.
Brainfreeze was a curated collection of underground, alternative, and small press comics & zines. The books came from around the world and range from handmade one-of-a-kind objects of art to masterfully reissued collections from renowned alternative publishers. Every book at Brainfreeze is carefully selected to represent the wide-spectrum of creators, styles, and stories you can only find in sequential art.
Brainfreeze began as a small 4x4 shelf in the corner of The Groove record store in East Nashville. Since it’s opening in July of 2014, it has grown into a series of six freestanding shelves with over a 1,000 different items, a coin operated sticker machine, a poster and print rack, and a table of patches, pins, and other unique handcrafted merchandise. We organize art openings and host book releases as well as providing local artists and publishers with a place to sell their work. We were recognized by the Nashville Scene as a “Best Of Nashville” small business and continue to garner recognition as a respected destination for fans of art, comics, and zines.
In January of 2017 Brainfreeze moved into GIFT HORSE. It closed in 2018.
1006 Fatherland St. #301
Nashville, TN 37206
Tue – Sat: 11am – 6pm
Sun: 10am – 6pm