Last May, Bleeding Cool reported on Montreal comic book store Librairie Astro, which was struggling to survive after more than three decades in business. Just 10 months later, Librairie Astro has announced on its website that it must close before July 1st after failing to come to terms on a new lease for the store.
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The Comic Shop LLC in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is closing -- and they are having a store-wide sale to clear stock. However, in keeping with the store's history, they are donating 10% of all sale proceeds to animal welfare charities.
When Brooklyn's much-loved Bergen Street Comics closed in September 2015, comic fans Cade Schreger and Davey Kourtesis opened their own store. Mama Says Comics Rock opened on Degraw Street in the spring of 2016. Sadly, it doesn't look like it will last two years.