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Little Shop of Comics Makes a Little Move Down the Block in Scotch Plains

Little Shop of Comics has moved to the former My Town Bakery space at 387 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains from its location just a few doors down.  Credits: John Mooney
Little Shop of Comics has moved to 387 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains, next to John's Meat Market. Credits: John Mooney
Star Wars and other popular comics on display at Little Shop of Comics. Credits: John Mooney
Shoppers browse at Little Shop of Comics Credits: John Mooney
Millions of Minions at Little Shop of Comics Credits: John Mooney
Clean, bright shelves at the new Little Shop of Comics Credits: John Mooney
The ever popular Archie comic book is on sale at Little Shop of Comics. Credits: John Mooney
Saved by the Bell, Silver Surfer and Simpsons graphic novels. Credits: John Mooney
Walking Dead is among the top sellers at the Little Shop of Comics. Credits: John Mooney

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- We now know the answer to the question of "What is going into the My Town Bakery space?" 

Little Shop of Comics has made a little move down the block from the corner of Park Ave. and Bartle Ave. to the former bakery in downtown Scotch Plains. Co-owners Lena and Steven Olsen began looking for a larger retail space in 2011.

"This location was the biggest available and has high ceilings to make the space seem less confined," said Steve Olsen of the location, next door to John's Meat Market.

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"Funko's Minions figures are popular right now, as is the Walking Dead," Olsen added.

"Anything relatied to Star Wars sells. Marvel is publishing Star Wars titles again. It will get crazy as December -- and the new movie -- approaches."

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