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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 28+ years of comic retailing Alan's expertise in back issue comics is unmatched. Got something to sell? Contact Alan!

Complete Run of Classics Illustrated!

We just acquired a COMPLETE run of CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED from a long time collector! This includes #’s 1-169…a very difficult run to complete, as most CI aficionado’s are aware of! The overall general condition of the collection is in the Very Good range. Here are some key notables from the lot: #14 in Good- to Good (one of the rarer CI’s to find…Overstreet even in this grade is close to $200.00!),  #21 in VG+, #33 in VG, #43 in Fair, #66 in Fine, #74 in VG-, #117 in F/VF, #159 in Fine+, #167 and #168 in F/VF. About 25% of … Continue reading

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Tons of Golden Age DC’s on eBay this Week!

We’ve posted some great stock on eBay this week…with 99% of it mostly late Golden Age Superman family oriented books! We’ll get to some early Silver Age Marvels in the next week or so. The majority of the selection is in the lower condition range…and most are an extra 50% OFF OF GUIDE! We don’t see books from this time period very often, so stock up now while the prices are really low. If you can pick up your buys at the store on Central, forget about that postage fee! Go to the eBay button above to view a selection, … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Marvel and DC Silver Age Collection Just Purchased!

An incredible amount of key books have been surfacing lately! In the last two days, we acquired a very nice collection of Marvel and DC books, approximately 1,100 items, all from the Silver Age, circa 1962-1967! From Action Comics to X-Men, there’s a great representation of that era we know and love. The book shown here is an indication of the depth of this collection! We have our work cut out for us in the next couple of weeks, and this great new collection will be on display in the store soon. Key issues from this lot will be featured … Continue reading

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Early Run of Amazing Spider-man and Daredevil Just In!

As the old saying goes, when it rains, it pours! In the last week, we acquired a nice run of Amazing Spiderman, from issue #9 and up, and Daredevil, from #17 and up. A selection of these early issues are currently being featured in our “as seen on our online shop” display case in the west end of the store! The majority of these books are in the G/VG “affordable” range. The day after acquiring this collection, we also purchased a Giant Size X-Men #1, and an early Silver Age X-Men #3! We’ll be purchasing many more early books from … Continue reading

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Tons of Affordable Silver Age!

As you walk into the store from the parking lot side of the store, to your left you’ll see a new wall of great looking Silver Age, all at affordable prices. Covering all publishers, but mostly Marvel and DC,  you’ll find nothing over $30.oo…and this includes early 10 cent DC’s, like the one shown here, and plenty of early Marvels, which includes pre-#100 Journey into Mystery! Come in and take a gander! Continue reading

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