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About Alan

Alan Giroux, co-owner and founder of AABC is the heart and soul of All About Books and Comics! Alan is the master of acquiring our massive back issue inventory (over one million comics in stock). With 40 years of comic retailing Alan's expertise in back issue comics is unmatched. Alan handles all eBay sales. Got something to sell? Contact Alan!

That one special comic!

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Your first comic that turned you into a junkie

OK, I admit I’m one of the oldest dudes in the valley collecting comic books. Put me in a room with 999 current comics and one, just one, Silver Age comic, and I’ll be all over that one SA gem like flies on you know what! It isn’t just one comic book that turned me into a life-long junkie, but a box of ’em. I was approximately four years old (circa 1957…yikes!), visiting my uncle and aunt, bored out of my brains, when they took me to my cousin Melvin’s room to keep me occupied with a large crate of … Continue reading

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Superman and Civil War

Hey Gang, Just wanted to let you know that the rest of the allocated Civil War #6 will arrive this Wednesday, and for you Silver Age Superman buffs, and I know who you are, I wanted to inform you that we have a dozen or so Supie SA books on Ebay now, starting at just 99 cents! So check it out HERE! See ya in the funny books! Alan Continue reading

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Welcome to the new AABC Blog!

Hello one and all! Welcome to the ALL ABOUT COMICS blog! My name is Alan Giroux, and my wife Marsha and I have been comic book retailers in Phoenix for the last 25 years, owning and operating a 4,000 square foot store at 5060 N Central Ave (Central and Camelback), a building chock full of over 1,000,000 comics from all eras for your perusal! We would like for this blog site to be a lively discussion of topics directly related to the comics industry, be it insights, reviews, movies, or just a general reflection on the state of the industry. … Continue reading

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