Comics History

Batman #1 1940 For Sale

Want to own a piece of history? Want to invest in something less volatile than the stock market? All About Books and Comic is offering this collectible comic for sale. Batman #1 Apparent VG/FINE Professional Restoration – see Restoration notes below, book restored in 2001 $59,000 All Reasonable Offers Considered By appointment only Cover appeal is beautiful. Shows signs of restoration, particularly on page 5/6 where if you look closely you can see the difference in the color of the pages. The green on the right that is brighter shows the portion of the page that was restored on page … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2017

Free Comic Book Day  is Saturday, May 6th! 10 am – 6 pm Join us for this FREE, FUN, FAMILY EVENT! 24 W. Camelback Road (1 block West of Central Ave. across from the light rail) Please see info below and check back here and on FB, Twitter and Instagram for updates! Update on Costumed Character Confirmations: 10:00AM – 1:00PM Captain America Deadpool 12:30PM – 3:30PM Deadpool Spider-Man 3:00PM-6:00PM X-23 Deadpool Spider Woman Spider-Man Plus JOIN our neighbors at Bonus Round for lunch & Arcade Games at their Family DAY! Continue reading

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Jack Kirby’s 99th Birthday SALE/Fundraiser/Celebration

Jack Kirby Sale and Celebration! Brief Artist Bios: Dave Beaty is a professional cartoonist and comic book artist. He is known mostly for his work on DC Comics’ Batman Incorporated, Flashpoint: Wonder Woman, and Justice League of America. Currently, he’s working on the sci-fi humor webcomic Red Skirts, found at Jan Marc Quisumbing, aka The Janimal, is an independent cartoonist and comic book artist living in Sedona, AZ. He is the creator of The Adventures of Pogi Boy and Big Brown Monkey from Pronto Comics, based on the adventures of his son Fernando. The Janimal currently freelances as an … Continue reading

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FREE COMIC BOOK DAY Party Saturday, May 2, 2015!

Free Comic Book Day Party! Saturday, May 2! 10 AM – 6 PM 5060 N. Central, Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-277-0757 Our last FCBD in this location before our BIG MOVE! FREE Comics! Free Refreshments! Free Balloons! One Free Comic Per Person – No Purchase Necessary! Get 5 FREE Comics if you spend over $5.00! Free Super-hero Face Painting 11 am – 2 pm! Meet Spider-man, Batman, Deathstroke, Arrow, Batgirl, Dr. Strange, The Scarlet Witch and more Superheroes throughout the day. When we have the exact times we will post them here.  Take your pictures with the Superheroes and post them … Continue reading

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Best of Phoenix 2013!

Thank you New Times for naming All About Books and Comics the 2013 Winner of Best Vintage Comic Book Store! Whether you’re looking to buy or consign vintage comics, All About Books and Comics is the place for you. This Central Phoenix shop has a great selection of back issues of vintage comics, including Captain America, Thor, Avengers, X-Men, Dr. Strange, Superman, Flash, Mr. Miracle, Spider-Man, and Iron Man. Can’t find what you’re looking for? A helpful clerk will check the backroom for the issue. Looking for vintage on the cheap? Check the dollar room. Want to play? AAB&C sells … Continue reading

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