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Comic book shop branches off from Happy's, opens new store after flea market closes

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ROANOKE (WSLS10) -Local gamers and comic book fanatics will have a new place to shop starting this weekend.

Following the closing of Happy's flea market nearly 2-months ago, the owners of the basement toys and comic shop" say they've been working on a new location on Williamson Road.

The shop includes an arcade and more space to buy action figures and comics.

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The owners say they're pleased with their first stand-alone shop.

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"I feel great I can't wait, being out of work for two months, I'm about to hit the poor house but hopefully this weekend we'll turn all that around," said owner Justin Guilliams. "I'm really proud of this one I've put in a lot of hard work."

The opening is today at 10 a-m. The owner says, special guests from the walking dead will be at the event.