Comic Book Café

The Comic Book Café franchise is a unique food concept that combines pizza and comic books. Entrepeneur Kevin Slachciak opened the business in 2008 and has always been passionate about comics. From the moment guests enter the restaurant, they see Hulk and Spiderman figures and a multitude of comic book memorabilia. When parents bring their kids, they can feel a sense of nostalgia as they introduce popular characters of their youth. The ideal franchisee is experienced in business and has the resources to help the brand grow. Pizza is the brand's most profitable product, and franchises have multiple revenue streams including take-out, delivery, dining room, bar, special events and catering, and collectable merchandise sales.  

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Comic Book Café Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

Many businesses start from an entrepreneur's passion. This is true for the Comic Book Café. Entrepreneur Kevin Slachciak has more than three decades of experience and opened the unique comic book themed restaurant concept in 2008. He leaned through multiple franchise systems and decided to grow Comic Book Cafe with franchise partners. The passionate entrepreneur has worked with a pizza franchise called Picasso’s Pizza. He loved pizza so much that he started the Say Cheese Pizza Company in 2006. Two years later, he combined his love of pizza and comic books with the Comic Book Café, along with business partner Matt Cole. Franchise owners benefit from a proven system, financing options, and multiple revenue streams including take-out, delivery, dining room, bar, special events and catering, and collectable merchandise sales. The brand has also created its own characters with their own backstories to get customers excited about the brand. These characters include Prism, Blood Fury, Shadow Shifter, Rage, and Eagle Eye.
Prospective candidates ideally have prior business experience or active ownership or franchise ownership groups that include an operating partner. Qualified candidates have at least $250,000 in liquid capital and a net worth of $650,000. In terms of an initial investment, it ranges between $432,500 – $936,000, which includes a franchise fee of $35,000. This investment covers signage, POS equipment and computers, fixtures and equipment, training, grand opening advertising, and more. Frachisees go through an initial training program to learn everything they need to know about the business. This includes marketing and adverting, hiring, the brand's history and culture, and more.     

Company Details

Headquarters:  Grand Island, NY
International: No
Canada: No
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Founded: 2008
First franchise: 2022 
Home-based/mobile: No

 

Support and Training Offered By Comic Book Café

Frachisees go through an initial training program to learn everything they need to know about the business. This includes marketing and adverting, hiring, the brand's history and culture, and more. The support and training are ongoing.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Comic Book Café Franchise.

What does a Comic Book Café Franchise Cost?

Comic Book Café franchise fees for 2024:

Total Estimated Investment: $432,500 – $936,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Liquid capital: $250,000
Net worth: $650,000

Is Comic Book Café a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Comic Book Café is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Comic Book Café a Home Based franchise?

No. Comic Book Café is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Comic Book Café Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Comic Book Café does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Does Comic Book Café Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Comic Book Café franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Comic Book Café Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Comic Book Café franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Comic Book Café Looking for International franchisees?

No. Comic Book Café franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Comic Book Café's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants, Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Comic Book Café Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Comic Book Café franchises for sale. We may have Comic Book Café franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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