Thousands of comic books for 50 cents each!

Hello AABC world! I just wanted to inform all of our customers that we’ve added more than 4,000 comics to the 99 cent discount bins this last weekend! This is a fresh assortment of books from ALL companies, but mainly Marvel and DC. Assorted DC Vertigo books are well represented in this new selection. And remember, if you purchase 100 books or more from the discount section, the price drops to ONLY 50 CENTS EACH! A killer deal and a great inexpensive way to fill in those missing numbers from your collection. Enough sell talk. C’mon in early for best … Continue reading

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Phil's Reviews — Stuff I Bought #3

Will Eisner’s The Spirit #2 — Writer: Darwyn Cooke; Pencils: Darwyn Cooke; Inks: J. Bone What’s most interesting about this is that it’s not a pastiche, or a tribute; Cooke tells the story in his own way. There’s no bending over backwards to get in stereotypically Eisneresque angles and compositions — it’s mostly variations on the three-tier page, with two or three panels per tier (the first page of the book is a classic nine-panel grid, in fact). The one time Cooke does let loose, with a two-page splash, the effect is explosive. And yet, it feels like a Spirit … Continue reading

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HULK #181 in Near Mint for TEN bucks!

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2 Days Left on 5 FREE Comics Offer!

Hey Everybody, I just wanted to remind you that you have 2 days left to add your comments to the January 8th blog (if you have not done so already) about the first comic that turned you into a comic junkie to qualify for the 5 FREE comics! Deadline is January 20th! See that post for details! Marsha:) Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

In 1982, I had a chance, a very good chance, to purchase an ACTI0N COMICS #1. Longtime comic book dealer Marty Hay from Northeast Arizona popped into our original store at 3rd Ave and Indian School one afternoon and offered it to me. Asking price? $10,000.00. Marsha and I had about $300.00 left in our bank account after purchasing our store which was then called, “A Little Bookstore,” so a $10,000.00 comic book was completely out of the question. But I wanted that book for myself so badly I could taste it. The grade, if I recall correctly, was in the VG … Continue reading

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