Retailing

All About Books and Comics Wins The Diamond Practices Best Practices Award for Best Back Issue Section

We are proud to announce that we are the winners of the Diamond Comics Distribution Best Retail Practices Award for our Back Issue Comic Section! Winners in the 5 categories were announced at the New York City Comic Convention on 10/11/12. This is what they said: When it comes to back issue comics, All About Books and Comics in Phoenix has the largest and most comprehensive selection in Arizona. With more than 1,000,000 back issue comics in stock, ranging from the Golden Age to the present, comic collectors come from all over Arizona and the country to peruse back stock … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2012 – Sat. May 5, 2012

Free Comics, DC Comics Creators Autograph Party, Face Painter, Balloon Twister and more. Click above for Details. Continue reading

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All About Alan’s Acquisitions

Read All About Our Newest Comic Collection! Continue reading

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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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It Came From the Back Room #25

After I wrote this — but before I posted it — we got the news that Gene Colan died on Thursday, at the age of 84. His comics career spanned almost 70 years, and he was certainly well-established at Marvel when the ten-year-old me, 45 years ago, was awestruck at his work on Daredevil and the Iron Man stories in Tales of Suspense. Add in his Dr. Strange work, his Captain America, his work on two of the best comics of the ’70s — Tomb of Dracula and Howard the Duck — his ’80s work on Batman and indie books, … Continue reading

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