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Anaheim comic book store robbed of key pieces of comics history



Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim, which was robbed overnight Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (This photo is from their reopening, posted Feb. 7, 2010.)
Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim, which was robbed overnight Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (This photo is from their reopening, posted Feb. 7, 2010.)
Beach Ball Comics

UPDATE 3:16 p.m.: Anaheim Police reportedly have the thief in custody, according to the store's Twitter account.

Earlier:

Beach Ball Comics in Anaheim was robbed Tuesday night. According to employees from the comic book store, the front door was smashed, and the robber(s) also broke open the display case.

The items stolen:

Anaheim Police have also been on the case. Thomas from Beach Ball Comics says that some of the books are distinctive, with flaws that he would recognize, so he’s asked for people to contact the police and/or him if anyone sees those books. He posted his cell phone number for the public to contact him with any leads: (714) 349–9069.

(Hat tip: Bleeding Cool)