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About Marsha

Marsha Giroux, co-owner and founder of All About Books and Comics is the behind the scenes driving force of AABC. Marsha handles store design, layout, merchandising, bookkeeping, and mail order. She is the detail specialist that keeps AABC running so smoothly!

Getting off My Duff #69 by Marsha

Hey Everybody, For those of you who follow us on Facebook or are on our email mailing list, you already know the big news of this week about the 2nd Golden Age Collection we just picked up.  It is about 1/2 the size of the last Golden Age group and is not quite as early, but this collection is really impressive! Alan is, of course, in heaven because he is busy grading and pricing late Golden Age Superman, Action, Adventure, Batman, Detective, Brave and Bold, World’s Finest and more. Unfortunately, since these are the books he loves the most it may … Continue reading

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Getting Off My Duff # 68 by Marsha

Hey Everybody, This is a big week for Avengers fans!  Tomorrow, Wed. May 19th is our Marvel Avengers Day Party.  The first issue of the long awaited new Avengers #1 hits the stands.  In celebration we will have several goodies that only participating Avengers Party stores will have.  These include special Avengers #1 Romita Junior Limited Edition Prints,  a special Avengers #1 “I Am an Avenger” Blank Variant, Avengers #1 Heroic Age Variant, Avengers #1 Djurdjevic Variant and the Avengers #1 Romita Sr. Variant! Limited copies on all these books are available, so shop early for the best selection. We … Continue reading

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Getting off My Duff #66 by Marsha

Wow! What an amazing Free Comic Book Day! Thank you everyone for coming out. We gave away several thousand free comics!  It was truly a very busy but a happy day for all. Kudos to our face painter Joan and our caricature artist Jason who did outstanding work. We had a lot of happy kids and adults:)  Thank you, also, for the generous donations of comics for the troops. We are just packaging up the last 2 boxes. We have shipped over 500 comics to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and I’m sure they will really enjoy the reading. … Continue reading

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Getting Off My Duff #66 by Marsha

Hey Everybody, It is hard to believe we are just a few days out from Free Comic Book Day 2010. I reviewed all that we have planned on last week’s blog, and it is up on our site, but I thought I’d just review the time of events.  The face painter will be here from 11am to 2pm, and the caricature artist will be here from 2:30pm to 5pm.  We are open 10am – 6pm. We mentioned that we would be having big discounts, but here are the details! The more you spend, the better the discount.  Spend $20.00 or more on … Continue reading

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Getting Off My Duff #65 by Marsha

Hey Everybody, We are 11 days out from Free Comic Book Day so I’m going to take a moment to make sure you all know about what we’ve got planned.  Please note that we have the details up on the Free Comic Book Day link on the front page of our site.  Last year’s face painting artist was such a huge success that she will be back! If you haven’t seen the pictures, she does fantastic work.  She will paint superhero masks between 11 am and 2 pm but has to leave promptly at 2 so come early if you … Continue reading

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