All About Will Honor All Atomic Orders!

With the sudden closure of Atomic Comics four comic Shops in the Phoenix area comic fans don’t have to worry about getting their weekly fix. All About Books and Comics,  in Phoenix Arizona is working with Diamond Comics to insure that all of Atomics customers as well as their own, will  get all their comics and related merchandise. All About Books and Comics will honor any Atomic orders and can fulfill ALL requests. Owners Alan and Marsha Giroux, confirmed that All About Books and Comics orders are large enough to meet the needs of everyone, but that they have additional … Continue reading

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DC Comics is relaunching their entire comic line this September! All comics are going back to #1 and starting with new origins, creative teams and story lines. Following is a list of all the comics and their creative teams. If you are an All About Subscriber you will automatically get the #1 issue if you are already signed up for that title. Not a subscriber? Now might just be the time to sign up for our subscription service so you don’t miss out on any of these issues. Sign up HERE. We are offering a SPECIAL SOLICITATION DISCOUNT (20% off) … Continue reading

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Fresh Eyes on Old Books #24

All right folks, it’s been a long weekend, the X-men movie was rad, and now I’m reading old stuff.  Let’s do this! Hawkman #5 from 1964 So I completely don’t understand the Shadow Thief.  He’s a guy who steals stuff, but is basically like Kitty Pryde, unable to be touched.  But how does he steal things if he’s only a shadow?  It’s logic like this that makes me smarter than the 60s!  Hawkman is using his bow and arrow to try to shoot the Shadow Thief, and this story is all about finding a way to stop the untouchable villain.  … Continue reading

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25% off ONLINE shop!

Have you checked out our online shop lately?  Purchase anything from the shop between now and  Wed. June 8th, at midnight and get 25% off your total order.  Just use PROMO code JUNESPECIAL and pay online with Paypal. Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #23

Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed, this amounts to a two-year project. This week, we’re doing miscellaneous Marvel and DC “I” books, and, as always, discount copies are available on the rack near my corner by the west end of the store: Identity Crisis This was one of DC’s first attempts to make its mainstream superhero comics more “adult,” almost seven years ago now, and they got a lot … Continue reading

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