GOB Retail is located in Clawson, along the border between Oakland and Maccomb counties in the state of Michigan. A near northern suburb of Detroit. The store is in near
proximity to the cities of Royal Oak, Warren, Hazel Park, Madison Heights, Troy, Sterling Heights, Ferndale, Detroit and Berkley and reasonable drive from numerouns other communities,
including Southfield, Rochester Hills, Rochester, St. Clair Shores, Roseville, Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Township, Clinton Township, Shelby Township, Utica, East Pointe, Beverly
Hills, Birmingham,Pontiac, Oak Park and Waterford. The store is just 1 mile east off of I-75, which makes it easily accessible from further out via connections with I-696, I-96 and M59.
GOB Retail carries all the major brands and likely a bunch you have never heard of as well. Here are just a few:
Special Vendors @ GOB
Special Vendor Events @ GOB
Michigan's Largest game store, with nearly 200,000 games, comics and pop culture merchandise wants to bring even more unique items to our customers. This is your chance to sell your own unique goods to our customers.
GOB Retail is looking for Special Vendors that are interested in selling their goods at periodic events to be held at GOB Retail in Clawson, MI.
What is a Special Vendor?
A special vendor is a person or company that has unique merchandise to sell that is not typically stocked and sold inside GOB Retail currently, and which may be of interest to GOB's customers. That may mean a direct association with things game, comic or pop culture related. This is a newer program, so we are leaving it open to broad interpretation at this time.
How it Works:
GOB has a large game room adjacent to its retail floor space. We have reconfigured it so a series of tables closest to the retail floor can be used for our special vendors to set up their items for sale. Purchase tickets are generated by the vendor and the customer brings the items with the purchase ticket to ring up at the GOB checkout stations. The special vendor and GOB split the proceeds. Sort of like vending at a convention or fair, but you handle the selling and we process the sale.
We do not have established dates and times currently. This will likely be vendor specific. If a special vendor with a large enough catalog of merchandise approaches us and we believe that catalog and type of goods would be a large enough draw for our customers, we may schedule a special vendor event with just that vendor. Otherwise, it may require bringing several special vendors together under a themed event before we can schedule a special vendor event. Generally these events will be held on a Saturday afternoon, approx 1pm to 8pm or so.
What Types of Merchandise
We are open to considering a wide range of items that we believe may be of interest to our customers. It has to be merchandise we do not stock currently, though it may be possible with a strong special event showing we could consider entering a regular vendor relationship and stocking your items moving forward. Below is just a short list of potential merchandise. It is far from an exhaustive list.
Assorted Pop Culture nick nacks
3D Printed Minis, Game Accessories, etc.
Used Miniatures (Warhammer and others) we don't buy/sell normally
Indie Comic Publishers
Fantasy/Sci Fi/Pop Culture artists with Prints/Merchandise
There are, of course, a myriad of things we have not thought of or considered yet. Let's get the conversation started. Please e-mail:
Titled: Special Vendor
Please include the following:
1) A description of the type of merchandise you would like to vend.
2) Some pictures or website reference with pictures, etc
3) A little info about yourself and/or your company. The kind of stuff we could use when promoting your presence and product when marketing the special event.
4) A phone number and suitable times to call.
If you have used goods to sell, please check the GOB Retail buying pages. Many used items like role-playing books, comics, graphic novels, Funko Pops and magic cards and more are things that GOB would buy directly and would not be material for a special vendor arrangement.
Top Memory Games
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Great for children, adults and seniors.
View GOB Top Memory Games
Mobile Suit Gundam: Seed Internal Structure ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam (Version A)
We order too many. Now $19.99 (regular $24.99) or With a purchase $150 or more of the other merchandise (before tax) in the store, you can get it with just $9.99
In store Only. Today - Sep 30th.
GOB Game Library - Weekly New Games Added
New Board and Card Games have been added weekly. 240+ games are available for everyone to play in the GOB Game Room (Free) or Rent out. Games may be rented for up to 5 days (not counting the day you rent it) for fairly nominal amounts, which will be $3, $5, $7 or $10 depending on the size and cost of the game. The library will contain a mixture of new games and it will keep some well loved now out of print games as a means to keep them available to you. Up to 2 games may be rented at the same time.
Better yet! When you return your rental, if you found you really liked it, you can buy a new copy and we'll discount that new copy the amount you paid for the rental. So you can use the renting library as a try it before you buy it service.
GOB Renting Library Annual Memberships
Think you might want to rent games more than a few time. You can get an Annual Library Membership for $75 or with 1,200 GOB Gamer Rewards Points. Benefits of A Library Membership :
- Free 24 Renting Games per year (2 games per month)
- No deposit required on the games you rent.
Full details, visit :
GOB Board Games Kiosk
in-store and Online Available
You can search Board and Card Games (new, Consignment, Pre-owned), Puzzles by Name, Keyword, Number of players, Time play, Ages Recommendation, Section or theme. GOB in-store Kiosk is available in the Board Game department in the store. For Online, please visit :
Wednesdays and Saturdays are GOB's Retro Buying Days
GOB Retail is now buying Retro Action Figures, Toys and Statues
at GOB Clawson, Mi
- Wednesdays 2pm to 9pm
- Saturdays 2pm to 9pm.
You can get Cash or Store Credit for a wide variety of older toys, action figures and statues. Here at the start we are looking for specific toy and action figure lines and not everything, though the list of items we may accept will be expanding over time.
GI-Joe Action Figures 3.75 Inch/Vehicles (1982-1994)
GI-Joe Action Figures 3.75 Inch (2020 Retro Series)
Transformers Generation 1 (1984 - 1993)
Transformers (Transformers Collection Series)(2020) Book Box)
Transformers Masterpiece Series (2003 onward)
Transformers Generations (2008 onward)
Transformers Vintage (2018)
Masters of the Universe (1981-1987)
He-Man (Waves 1-3) (1989-1991) No wave 4.
EXO Squad / Robotech 7" figures.
Matchbox's 1985-1989 3.75" Robotech Figures. Plus Zentradi, Invid and Robotech figures and mech.
Robotech Transformable Veritech Fighters (w pilot)
CM Mospeada/Robotech Figure Line (2008)
Star Wars (Kenner) Action Figures and vehicles/playsets (1978-1993)
Star Wars Micro Collection (Die cast) Figures and Playsets (1982)
Star Wars (Retro) and (Black) Figure Series (2019-2020)
Star Wars Rogue One (2016) Figure Series
Star Wars Resistance (2017) Figure Series
Star Wars Rebels Saga Legends (2014) Figure Series
Star Wars Legends (2013-2014) Figure Series
Voltron (lions and vehicles) Transformable Figure Sets
Marvel Legends Action Figures
Marvel Select Action Figures
DC Icons Action Figures
DC Essentials Action Figures
We will entertain buying previously owned statues or dioramas on a case by case basis. In the box is better, but also loose one that is still complete (aka, no lost parts, limbs, chipped paint, etc). Must be for superhero, sci-fi, fantasy or anime/manga franchises. We can not accept pre-owned statues that have collected and retained a layer of dust on them. Or cat hair.
As with all trade ins, the better condition and more complete and item it, the better chance we can take it and/or the more we will be able to pay for it.
Please bring in any of the above items to for cash or store credit only on the days and times listed above. No staff will be able to buy/trade for these items on days and times not listed above. You can get same day cash or store credit for your trade ins with the following exception. Same day cash is limited to $200 and cash trade in above $200 will have the balance above $200 given in the form of a company check. There is no limit on store credit trade ins.
We cannot appraise your items. We can only offer what we are willing to pay for them. Bare in mind, we are the wholesale option. Where you can sell it all at once and get paid right away without doing individual listings and shipments for each piece, garage sales or other methods to try and attain market value. We will be attempting to sell them for something akin to market value ourselves. We save you the trouble.
We can only evaluate and make an offer on items while you are in the store. We cannot hold onto the items to price them out while you are gone with an intent to come back later. If you leave prior to selling items to GOB, you must take your items with you. Items left behind can only be considered abandoned.
Once an item or items are sold, the sale is final. GOB is not a pawn shop and we cannot lend money with items as a retainer.
Thanks for considering us for your no-longer used toys and figures. We will do our best to find new homes for them while getting you value for them right away.
GOB also buys assortments of Funko Pops, but only those that fit our approximate audiences. Super hero, fantasy, sci-fi and assorted anime and pop culture themed Pops. You can read about selling us Funko Pops here:
GOB buys your used goods. Cash, store credit options are available on the spot.
Buying these 7 days a week.
- Graphic Novels
- Comic Long Box Collections
- Role Playing
- Magic the Gathering Bulk Collections
- Magic the Gathering Singles
- Board Games Pre-owned Consignment
- Funko Pop Figures
Buying these at the below days and times.
Buying Days at GOB Clawson, Mi
- Wednesdays 2pm to 9pm
- Saturdays 2pm to 9pm.
- Retro Toys, Action Figures and Statues
- Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh and Other Old Trading Card Games
- D&Ds minis, Star Wars, Pathfinder Pre-painted and Unpainted figures for Role Playing
- HeroClix, MageKnight, Battletech, Mechwarrior Figs
Please bring your used goods to:
GOB Retail Games, Comics and Pop Culture
775 E 14 Mile Rd, Clawson MI 48017
Full details for GOB's Buy Lists Online :
If you have a large collection of used goodies to sell or trade-in. Recommend to email us first and we can set a time slot for you to bring your goodies in and we can go through all the used items quickly for you.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the email details, please let us know approximately how many, what items and your phone number to contact you back.
Get Cash, GOB Store Credit for Used Goodies
Turn your no longer played games, no longer read graphic novels, Funko, comic long box collections into cash or GOB store credit Today. Get cash on the spot or exchange for another 180,000+ your favorites in stock in the store.
GOB buys all ranges of used merchandise, Please visit Buy Page for full lists :
Please bring merchandise to sell for cash or trade in for store credit to:
GOB Retail Game, Comic and Pop Culture
775 E. 14 Mile Rd, Clawson MI 48017
GOB Gift Cards - In store and Online Available
GOB Gift Cards are Available in the store and online. It can be used toward ALL merchandise in the store : Hobby Games, Comics, Graphic Novels, Pop Culture and Collectibles. It's Starting just $10. Great Gift for Christmas, Birthday, Graduation and other important days of your family, friends and loved ones.
Please visit GOB Gift Card Page for details here:
You can order Online and Pick it up in the store or ship to your home or gift card receiver's address with flat rate $2 shipping.
GOB Game Room - Open 7 days a week
The GOB game room is a large space. Tables for Tabletop gaming, board games, role playing games, trading card games. 2 soft sofa sets for comfort. GOB Open Game Library for Free games to play and try out.
Check out GOB Private Game Room - Available Today.
Join our team
GOB is adding more team members. Full-time retail associates. Experience in hobby games, reading comics, graphic novels, familiar with Pop Culture is a Plus. Submit your job application Online here:
Happy Gaming, Reading, and Collecting everyone !
GOB Retail - Games, Comics and Pop Culture
Michigan's Largest Games and Comics Store
775 E. 14 Mile Rd, Clawson MI 48017
11.30 am - 9 pm
Tuesdays - Saturdays:
11.30 am - 10 pm
11.30 am - 8 pm
Quick Links to GOB Retail
|GOB Retail - Michigan's Largest Game and Comic Store
A large 7,900 Sq ft store with 186,871 Games, Comics and Pop Culture Collectibles. Leading the nation in Board and Card games with over 7000 titles. Huge selection of comics and graphic novels, Games Workshop and Warhammer 40k, Citadel, Funko Pops and much more, PLUS a LARGE Gaming Space Available for you. Open 7 days a week. Come check us out or browse our Real Time Inventory online.
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