One customer devastated to hear news of the impending closure is author Michael Chabon who said, "Dark Carnival's stock-in-trade has fed my work and my imagination."
Another comics store is rising out of the ashes of the defunct Comic Relief.
Michael Chabon will be happy. A new comic bookstore, whose name was inspired by a character in one of Chabon’s own novels, will open soon just a hop and a skip away from his Berkeley home in the Claremont neighborhood.
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