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We are having our annual Food Drive for Saint Mary’s Food Bank and we need your help! Please help those less fortunate than us and donate canned food items at AABC Mon. 12/3/12 through Mon. 12/17/12. For every can you bring in you can have one free comic from the discount comic room! Together we can make a difference this holiday season. Continue reading
For your viewing pleasure: a piece of original art I bought on eBay last week, a Pogo Sunday page from 1965 by the great, great Mr. Walt Kelly: All collectors have a “grail list,” of the items they dream of finding. I started collecting original art early enough to be able to own a few of mine — a Jack Kirby Thor page I got over a decade ago, a Gene Colan Tomb of Dracula page, a Jim Aparo Batman Brave and the Bold cover, and some others — but lately I’ve despaired of getting any more, especially by the … Continue reading
Marvel Now Continues with Avengers #1 coming next Wed. 12/5/12! Come celebrate with All About Books & Comics Wild Wednesday Special Avengers #1 Launch Party and Sale Wed. 12/5/12 10 am – 8 pm Exclusive Variants, Lithos & Refreshments Get 25% off all Back Issue Avengers, Captain America, Hulk and Iron Man Comics * * Not Valid with any other discount, coupons or bucks. Some Consignment Excluded. Continue reading
Come Celebrate our 31st Anniversary Happy Hour SALE! Sat. Dec. 1st, 2012 3pm to 8pm Get “31″ comics from the discount comic room for only “$19.81″ Get $31.00 off any purchase of $150.00 or more (ask for your Anniversary Coupon!)* Unannounced Special Deals from 3pm to 8pm only! To make the festivities even more fun, enjoy some cake and bring a chair for a front row seat to the Electric light parade! It begins at dark in front of the store! Not valid with any other discount, coupon or bucks. Not valid on consignment items. Continue reading
It’s Thanksgiving week; the holidays are in motion; you’re out with your loved ones, and I’m writing comic reviews. All is right in the world. Let’s do this! Captain America #1 Writer: Rick Remender Artist: John Romita This is a comic book. The more I think about it, that’s almost all I have to say about it. It’s about as generic as a Captain America book could possibly be. Remender may be building to something, but it feels like a slower burn than normal. We can’t forget that Romita Jr. doesn’t try as hard if he’s not doing creator-owned work. … Continue reading