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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 of My Duff #40 By Marsha

Hey Everybody, I thought I’d jump right in and get the blog posted early this week while Alan is at the store because there is so much to tell you about. First of all, if you don’t already know about our Halloween Week Special Sale be sure to stop by this week through Saturday, October 31st!  We have our “Magic Pumpkin” SALE going on.  Reach into the “Magic Pumpkin” and pull out your own personalized SALE!  There is a discount of some kind ranging from 15% to 50% off. Come in as often as you like all week long. One … Continue reading

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Getting of My Duff #34 by Marsha

Once again this tough economy has many people selling off their collections. This is creating an amazing inventory for All About Books & Comics and some great finds.  The latest collection we just received includes many gems, most notably Tales of Suspense #39, the first appearance of Iron Man! We have had this book in the store only FIVE times in our 28 years. Though graded a strict VG+ 4.5, it appears nicer.  Flat with great color luster!  A truly key book!  This and the many of the other goodies in this collection have been graded, priced and put out … Continue reading

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Getting off My Duff # 31 by Marsha

Surprise, surprise. Alan is busy pricing two more collections yet again! He is busy grading and pricing a nice collection of Golden Age Westerns and a smattering of Silver Age DC’s to have ready for your perusal by tomorrow for new comic day! And if that isn’t enticing enough, this week is going to be HUGE! We are getting tons of new comics, tons of specialty items, new statues, action figures and tons of restocks on comic supplies. Yes, we are finally getting restocked on modern age backing boards:) So what does that mean? We have an enormous amount of … Continue reading

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Getting off My Duff # 29 by Marsha

Alan and I were up at 4 am today! Why in the world would two night owls (namely Alan and Marsha), get up so early?  Our local NBC affiliate, channel 12 came out to do a live feed at the store for their 5:30 AM news slot.  Why did channel 12 come out, you ask?  To discuss tonight’s big Marvel 70th Anniversary Bash at All About of course! If you want to see the news clip you can access it HERE (just click on the video titled comic anniversary on the right side of the page).  There is a follow … Continue reading

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Getting off My Duff # 28 by Marsha

For some reason Alan is up to his ears sorting and pricing (again!) so I thought I’d jump in and write this week’s blog. The big news is that we are one week out from our big MARVEL 70TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY!  If you haven’t heard about it yet, All About Books & Comics, in association with Marvel Comics is hosting the official Marvel 70th Anniversary Party next Tuesday, August 11th.   Fans are invited to come and be a part of one of the biggest events in comic history as Marvel celebrates 70 years with a once in a life-time event … Continue reading

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