If you are located near Homewood, IL, and want to get started as a comics shop owner, Craig’s list has what you want listed at $25,000 for a fully functioning shop:
Yes .. I am selling a Comic Book and Gaming store..
Everything to run your own business and be your own boss
Vintage back issues and current issues, Yugioh, Magic the Gathering, Heroclix
Set your own Hours and your own days off
This is located in Homewood IL downtown close to the Metra Station
and we have been here for almost 10 years now and well established customer base
I have had a family illness come up and I sadly must give this up to move.
PLEASE serious inquires only Store price is Negotiable
Our own Brandon Schatz might disagree with that “Set … your own days off” pitch but, it’s still a fun business.
Googling detective work reveals this is most like The Zone Comics. I don’t know the name of the owner, but it sounds like a tough situation and I wish him (or her) the best.
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