Tag Archives: J.H. Williams III

It Came From the Back Room #42

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 (these are featured at the discount racks at the west end of the store for a couple of weeks after each post, and then go to the discount racks on the east end of the store for a few weeks, and then disappear into our warehouses, so get them while you can). I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed (especially with the school semester in full gear), this amounts to … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #6

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 (especially with the school year now in full gear), this amounts to a two-year project. I’ve currently started on the Marvel and DC “M” stuff. ┬áHere are some of the titles I’ve been encountering: DC: Milestone Comics Milestone was an early-’90s attempt to increase diversity in superhero comics, both among their characters and their creators. Its four founders — Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, … Continue reading

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