Are there bigger, flashier stores than Dead Wax? Definitely. A shop closer to Dallas proper? Sure. But there’s something about this Carrollton spot that’s the perfect mix of friendly geekiness. You’ll want to keep the goldmine a secret, but you’ll be back with friends. 1111 S. Main St., Ste. 1208, Carrollton. 972-245-1523.
In terms of sheer numbers, Half Price Books offers the most variety, especially at the Northwest Highway location. 5803 E Northwest Hwy Dallas, TX. 214-379-8000.