Author Archives: Alan

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!

Getting off My Duff #46

So what’s up with having a fierce summer storm in the second week of December? Half of our neighbor’s Silk Oak tree landed on our roof and back yard last night, so I spent the day sawing branches and re-nailing roof shingles on our house. Good times. And thank Rao (that’s the deity for all of our Kryptonian aficionado’s) the store was not greatly affected by all the rain and wind…not a good combination for collectible comic books! SUPER MANAGER Eddie was at the store at midnight last night to make sure everything was safe. It was. With all the … Continue reading

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Help All About help our Adoptive Family

All About Books & Comics is adopting a family of six in need of help this holiday season. We hope you can help us to help them. Bring a donation to the store and receive 20% off any one non-consignment item in the store.  Please bring new unwrapped items no later than Sunday, December 20th. AABC staff is providing all the non-clothing NEEDS items for this family but we hope you can help provide clothing and/or some of their special WANTS. Roselyn, age 36,  wears a size 7 1/2 woman’s shoe, XL shirt and size 16/18 pants. She wants dishes … Continue reading

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Getting of My Duff #44 by Marsha

With Thanksgiving this week let me begin this blog by telling you, our loyal friends and customers how thankful Alan and I are to you, for helping us remain in business for 28 years. Next Tues. Dec. 1st will be our 28th Anniversary in the store! With economic times being as rough as they are we know how fortunate we are and we want to give back.  All About Books & Comics will be adopting a family in need for the holidays. I hope to have all the information to you in next week’s blog so that you can be … Continue reading

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Halloween Special!

Hey Everybody, It is TRICK or TREAT TIME AT ALL ABOUT! Stop in the shop the last week of October for great treats! Sunday, October 25th through Saturday, October 31st. Reach into the “MAGIC PUMPKIN”  for your treat! Okay, so the Magic Pumpkin is a plastic pumpkin……but the treats are great discounts! One “treat” per visit.  No tricks!  Come in as often as you like all week long. Discounts range from 15% to 50% off!*  *Some exclusions apply We’ll even throw in free candy:) See you at the shop! Marsha:) Continue reading

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Getting of My Duff #39

Hey Gang, We’ve got some real specials to tell you about this week, so let’s get right to it! The “Kryptonite” wall will be dismantled soon, so we’d really like to move the gorgeous Superman cape we’ve had in stock for some time. Mention reading about this on the blog this week, and the cape is yours for 50% OFF! Just think how nice you’d look in this on October 31st! We’re also looking to add some room to our Trade Paperback shelves, and the only area we could possibly add here is with what is currently the Manga shelf. … Continue reading

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