Holy shit, that is spot on. After my last move, I downgraded to short boxes.
I've only ever bought short boxes, exactly for this reason.
Friends will help you move.True friends will help you move bodies.Books... You're on your own.
See, what I did was to look through all my accumulated comics, realise what a pile of badly written crap it was, and ferry it to the nearest recycle point. Problem solved!
I'm still searching for a method of storing my comics that makes it look like they're the possessions of a grown-up.
This is what graphic novels are for.