Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done Comic book store owner makes thieves dress as ‘Flintstones’ characters as punishment ‘I would think that this would teach them a very valuable lesson,’ Dave Downey says By Dylan Stableford, Yahoo News May 4, 2014 11:08 AM Yahoo News Load More Sometimes the punishment really does fit the crime. A Sacramento comic book store owner is being hailed as something of a superhero for showing compassion and coming up with a creative punishment for a group of teenage thieves. In December, the local teens stole the store’s trademark “Flintstones” car that was parked outside of Dave Downey’s World’s Best Comics at Arden Arcade.