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Flying Off The Shelves: Action Comics #1000 To The Rescue

Flying Off The Shelves: Action Comics #1000 To The Rescue    by The Comic Book Pusher   Greetings, comics fans!

   As I write this it's new comic book day, Wednesday, April 18th, about 2:15 p.m. I've been watching the throngs of, as Stan Lee would say, "True Believers" file into The Comics Club and move down the isles grabbing copies of the new issues that just hit the stands. But for the most part, these believers aren't grabbing Marvel comic books. What they are grabbing are multiple copies of Action Comics #1000 with it's various decade-oriented variant covers at $7.99 a pop.
   After struggling for more than a year of declining Marvel comic book sales, (falling off a proverbial cliff would be more accurate), to suffering through the 2017 holiday sales period that, for many of us brick and mortar stores, suffered from a severe case of internetitis, it was a thrill and a joy over the past month watching the pre-orders of AC #1000 and the "…
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