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Guest Bloggers Welcome!

Hello AABC Universe! A request from one of our customers gave us some real food for thought the other day. Kurt Collins, long time loyal All About customer and friend, suggested that a “guest” blogger on the AABC site might cause some added insight and debate on the AABC Website. We agreed. We all have a different perspective on the comic book hobby, and now you can share yours here with the rest of the universe! Any theme connected to the medium known as comic books will do here; Use your wit, sarcasm, and knowledge about the comic book world in … Continue reading

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New Stuff in the Store

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Cool Stuff in the Store!

Hello all! Just a heads up to let you know we’ve picked up some cool sets of books lately, which we’ll be selling as runs or sets, starting this week! The beauty of this collection is that it’s a “one owner’ collection, read once and stashed in a closet the last two decades! In the glass case near the Central Ave side, we’re featuring a FULL RUN of Marvel’s STAR WARS, #’s 1-107, a tough run to complete, with 95% of the run in VF to NM shape! There’s also an entire run of PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACUAR SPIDER-MAN…both of … Continue reading

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Here to Drive Home a Message

I’ll be bugging you guys for the next three weeks to get you all to come into the store for this year’s FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! It will be on Sat. May 5th, from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Our theme this year is Family, Friends, and Community! Bring in as many people as you can, and everyone gets a Free Comic! For every comic given away, ALL ABOUT BOOKS AND COMICS will donate an additional comic to PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL for each person that attends! Also, you’ll receive 25% OFF ANY ITEM in the store if, when you come … Continue reading

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Phil's Reviews — Stuff I Read and Put Back #13

Avengers: The Initiative #1 — Writer: Dan Slott;  Artist: Stefano Caselli So, in the Marvel Universe United States now, if you’re a kid, say, and caught using powers, they throw you into a boot camp training deal, with other “recruits” of all ages and power levels, and there’s a stereotypical drill sergeant, except that he’s got this huge metal weapon-thing attached to his right arm that looks really, really stupid, and then Yellowjacket and War Machine and Peter Gyrich “test” your powers, and when something goes wrong and another kid’s brains get blown all over you, well, that’s too bad, … Continue reading

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