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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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4th of July SALE!

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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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Superbowl Sunday DISCOUNT HUB SALE!

Super Bowl Sunday Special at the DISCOUNT HUB! 5 HOUR SALE! Sunday, February 5th 12pm – 5pm 24 W. Camelback Road Suite M 4 Doors East of our main store 35 comics for $25.00   Buy 4 HALF PRICE Trade Paperbacks or Hardbacks at the Discount HUB Get 1 FREE! Continue reading

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Phil’s Reviews: Stuff I Bought #404

Monsters Unleashed #1 (of 5) — Writer: Cullen Bunn; Pencils: Steve McNiven; Inks: Jay Leisten; Colors: David Curiel The Mighty Captain Marvel #1 — Writer: Margaret Stohl; Art: Ramon Rosanas; Colors: Michael Garland Let’s start with the two Marvel debuts: Monsters Unleashed is a tribute to all those pre-superhero monster stories that the company was pumping out in the late ’50s and early ‘60s, before Fantastic Four #1 ushered in the Marvel Age. Most had standard-issue cheesy plots by Stan Lee, involving alien invasions or mankind messing with things better left alone, but the art, by the likes of Jack … Continue reading

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