Promotions

It Came From the Back Room #14

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 (even with school on holiday break right now), this amounts to a two-year project. This week, I’m on the letter “K,” and that means new old stuff from Marvel, DC and indy publishers out on the discount racks: Kull: This is the Marvel series from the ’70s, featuring Robert E. Howard’s other memorable barbarian character, and, like Conan, it benefited from memorable artists: on … Continue reading

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Superman #1, #2, #3 From 1939 For SALE!

Collecting comic books to the true aficionado is a lifetime hobby, but there comes a point in every collector’s life when it’s time to say “so long” to some of your best stuff! Today is one of those days.  For nearly two decades, Marsha and I have owned original copies of Superman #1, #2, and #3 from 1939.  We’ve always viewed these gems as an investment, and these books always have been, but as of today, these books are now up for sale.  This magnificent comic book group of issues #1, #2, and #3 of SUPERMAN from 1939 was purchased from … Continue reading

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Marvel Mega Wednesday Event!

Marvel Mega Wednesday! You won’t want to miss Marvel Mega Wednesday this Wed 1/26/11 from 10 am to 8 pm. We will be hosting two special Marvel Events: The X-men #7 Event celebrates the release of superstar creative team  Victor Gischler and Chris Bachalo’s X-men run featuring Spider-man teaming up with the X-men.  There will be special ONE DAY ONLY Variant issues, as well as a free X-men #7 Djurdjevic Limited Edition Gatefold Cover Print (free with the purchase of X-men #7, while supplies last). The One Day Event Variants include: X-men #7 Premiere Variant (1 per store, personalized to All About Books and Comics) X-men … Continue reading

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January is $2.99 month!

Happy New Year! All About Books and Comics Introduces $2.99 month! DC comics is rolling back their comic prices. All of their main titles will be $2.99 rather than $3.99!  Marvel is following with lowering prices to $2.99 on all of their NEW titles. All About Books and Comics is celebrating by lowering prices as well! We have created $2.99 month! Every Sunday (starting today) get any back issue comic from the main display floor that is priced at $7.00 or less for only $2.99!  That is almost 60% off! Every Monday, get any comic from the $5.00 wall or … Continue reading

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25% to 50% off NEW YEARS DAY SALE!

Shop our Annual New Years Day Sale! Saturday, January 1, 2011! 11 AM – 5 PM! Get 25 % off our entire inventory! This includes back issue comics, new comics, supplies, statues, toys, action figures, posters, t-shirts, trading cards, collectible card games, collectible miniature games, hardback books, trade paperbacks, graphic novels and more. Shop our online shop from 12 am to 11:59 pm Saturday. Use PROMO code NEWYEARS to get 25% off the entire online shop inventory. If you don’t see it on the site please email or call during business hours. We have over one million comics in stock … Continue reading

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