DARK TOWER released on Wednesday, Feb. 7th!

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Past employees of ALL ABOUT becoming famous!

Everyone loves a success story, and there aren’t enough of them in the world of comic books. �=Here’s one for you though, and it couldn’t happen to a nicer individual! ADAM BEECHEN, former employee of AABC in the early 1990’s, has lived for the last decade and a half in LA not as a beach bum, but a full time successful writer and director�=of television and film. He was the main writer for the anime series HI HI PUFFY AMIYUMI; he has written numerous episodes of the animated BATMAN and TEEN TITANS series, and has also been a writer for … Continue reading

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Phil's Reviews — Stuff I Bought #4

Usagi Yojimbo #100 — Creators: um, see below… … because it’s a jam issue, one of those anniversary-issues-as-roasts with rotating art teams, some expected (Sergio Aragones; Mark Evanier/Scott Shaw; Jeff Smith) and some not (Diana Schutz/Matt Wagner; Jamie Rich/Andi Watson; Guy Davis; Frank Miller). Why are all those creators involved with this issue? Because Stan Sakai has crafted a huge body of great comics storytelling since the early ’80s, always there (160 issues+) and always worth reading, and all those people know it. This is probably not the place to jump on for new readers, but seriously: if you like … Continue reading

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Phil's Reviews — Stuff I Read and Put Back #4

Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters #7 (of 8) — Writers: Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray; Art: Daniel Acuna The Celestial-style antogonists here seemed a little…Morrisonesque, and sure enough, at the end of the credits there’s a note: “Based on ideas and concepts developed by Grant Morrison.” Otherwise, it’s pretty to look at, and there are a ton of powered-up characters running around bouncing off of one another, but it’s also one of those “If this is taking place in the DC Universe, where are all the big guns?” plots that makes no sense. (This isn’t helped when those big … Continue reading

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X-Men #94 and up just purchased!

Hello All! Bronze Age (1970’s) UNCANNY X-MEN have really been on an upswing lately in the back issue collectibles market. Today we purchased a collection that was nearly complete from #94 to #148, including GIANT SIZE #1! Many of these issues are in affordable grades, i.e, VG to Fine. So if you’re looking to fill in holes in your collection and not break your wallet, check out this new collection we just acquired. Also, new additions to our “HIGH END” comics display wall will be added this week. In the last month, we’ve added to AABC’s stock another GIANT SIZE X-MEN … Continue reading

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