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Employee Recommendations for 7/19/2017

Employee Recommendations
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Be sure to check out our weekly recommendations video with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando!

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

What’s on your pull list this week? Share in the comment section below!

Laura’s Picks

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Welcome to the Ballroom Volume 6

Welcome to the Ballroom Volume 6

Princess Jellyfish Volume 5

Princess Jellyfish Volume 5

Moonstruck #1

Moonstruck #1

Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Volume 3

Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Volume 3

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #2

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #2

Top Pick:

Backstagers Volume 1

Backstagers Volume 1


Backstagers first collection? WHAT A GIFT AND JOY

Patrick’s Picks

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Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #4

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #4

Ultimates 2 #9

Ultimates 2 #9

Secret Weapons #2

Secret Weapons #2

Rapture #3

Rapture #3

Generation Zero Volume 2

Generation Zero Volume 2

Top Pick:

USAvengers Volume 1

USAvengers Volume 1


Delightfully weird, funny, thrilling, and brilliantly written. Al Ewing’s USAvengers (and Mighty Avengers, Cap and the Mighty Avengers, and New Avengers) is absolutely wonderful. Pick up this TPB and get in on this great series!

Ty’s Picks

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I Hate Fairyland #14

I Hate Fairyland #14

Star Wars Darth Maul #5

Star Wars Darth Maul #5

Lazarus X+66 #1

Lazarus X+66 #1

Jimmy's Bastards #2

Jimmy’s Bastards #2

Invincible #138

Invincible #138

Top Pick:

Generation Gone #1

Generation Gone #1


64 pages, not a single ad in the entire thing. This is my favorite pick for the week.

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman #27

Batman #27

Batman '66 Meets the Legion of Superheroes

Batman ’66 Meets the Legion of Superheroes

Black Science Volume 6

Black Science Volume 6

Harley Quinn #24

Harley Quinn #24

Normandy Gold #2

Normandy Gold #2

Top Pick:

Sisters of Sorrow #1

Sisters of Sorrow #1


Do you like grindhouse films? Do you like nuns with guns? Then you should check out this new BOOM! Studios comic.

Posted July 19, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 7/12/2017

Employee Recommendations
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Be sure to check out our weekly recommendations video with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando!

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

What’s on your pull list this week? Share in the comment section below!

Patrick’s Picks

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Amazing Spider-Man #30

Amazing Spider-Man #30

Rocket #3

Rocket #3

Star Wars Darth Vader #3

Star Wars Darth Vader #3

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #9

Star Wars Doctor Aphra #9

4001 AD Deluxe Hardcover

4001 AD Deluxe Hardcover

Top Pick:

Harbinger Renegade #5

Harbinger Renegade #5


Valiant’s been hyping this for a while. A major hero DIES, sparking off the runup to next year’s big event Harbinger Wars 2. I talk up Valiant a lot but SERIOUSLY, they’re really really good!

Laura’s Picks

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Pigs Might Fly

Pigs Might Fly

Lint Boy

Lint Boy

Kim Reaper #4

Kim Reaper #4

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #22

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #22

Jem and the Holograms Volume 5

Jem and the Holograms Volume 5

Top Pick:

The Royal Tutor Volume 2

The Royal Tutor Volume 2


Y’all. Read this manga. Watch this anime. Pretty boys+mystery+true deep introspection+chibiiiiiiiis!

Ty’s Picks

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Black Eyed Kids #13

Black Eyed Kids #13

World Reader #4

World Reader #4

Centipede #1

Centipede #1

Planetary Volume 1

Planetary Volume 1

Secret Warriors #4

Top Pick:

Curse Words Volume 1

Curse Words Volume 1


Volume 1 of the amazing, funny, bearded, koala adjacent series! Seriously, best new series in years.

Katy’s Picks

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My Love Story!! Volume 12

My Love Story!! Volume 12

Horiyama Volume 8

Top Pick:

Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun Volume 8

Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun Volume 8


FRIENDSHIPS ARE FORMED AND PLOT DEVICES ARE EXAMINED IN THE BEST COMIC ABOUT MAKING COMICS I HAVE EVER READ.

Brandon’s Picks

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Dark Days: The Casting

Mage: The Hero Denied #0

Mage: The Hero Denied #0

Wonder Woman #26

Wonder Woman #26

Uncle Scrooge: The Lost Crown of Genghis Khan

Ragnarok Vol 2

Ragnarok Vol 2

Top Pick:

Kill or Be Killed #10

Kill or Be Killed #10


Dylan faces his demons quite literally. This is a fantastic read. I don’t know what to expect from each issue. Beautifully written, intense psycho-thriller.

Posted July 12, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 6/28/2017

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Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Be sure to check out our weekly recommendations video with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando!

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

What’s on your pull list this week? Share in the comment section below!

Patrick’s Picks

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Great Lakes Avengers TPB Volume 1

Great Lakes Avengers TPB Volume 1

WWE #6

WWE #6

The Mighty Captain Marvel #6

The Mighty Captain Marvel #6

Amazing Spider-Man #29

Amazing Spider-Man #29

X-O Manowar TPB Volume 1

X-O Manowar TPB Volume 1

Top Pick:

Secret Weapons #1

Secret Weapons #1


I’ve been looking forward to this for a while. Written by the Oscar-nominated writer of ARRIVAL, Eric Heisserer, this miniseries brings fan-favorite character Livewire into the spotlight as she gathers a team of people with seemingly useless superpowers.

Ty’s Picks

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Redneck #3

Redneck #3

'Namwolf #3

‘Namwolf #3

Batman/Elmer Fudd Special

Batman/Elmer Fudd Special

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye TPB Volume 1

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye TPB Volume 1

Cable #2

Cable #2

Top Pick:

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #2

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #2


Sidekicks aren’t taking no $#!+ anymore. Ryan Browne is hilarious.

Brandon’s Picks

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True Believers: Amazing Spider-Man #1

True Believers: Amazing Spider-Man #1

The Defenders #2

The Defenders #2

Detective Comics #959

Detective Comics #959

Fantastic Four: The Master Plan of Doctor Doom TPB

Fantastic Four: The Master Plan of Doctor Doom TPB

Beautiful Canvas #1

Beautiful Canvas #1

Top Pick:

The Dark Night: A True Batman Story

The Dark Night: A True Batman Story


Incredible read from Paul Dini with stunning art by Eduardo Russo. These characters become very important to us

Posted June 28, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 6/21/2017

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Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

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Ty’s Picks

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Normals #2

Normals #2

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1

Silver Surfer #12

Silver Surfer #12

Nick Fury #3

Nick Fury #3

Daredevil #22

Daredevil #22

Top Pick:

God Country #6

God Country #6


The end to an epic mini. Family, texas, swords, and god battles. Donny Cates and Geof Shaw made a masterpiece.

Laura’s Picks

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Heartthrob Season 2 #1

Heartthrob Season 2 #1

Lumberjanes Special Faire & Square

Lumberjanes Special Faire & Square

The Big Bad Fox

The Big Bad Fox

An Apple and an Adventure

An Apple and an Adventure

The Royal Tutor Volume 1

The Royal Tutor Volume 1

Top Pick:

Space Battle Lunchtime TPB Volume 2

Space Battle Lunchtime TPB Volume 2


SPACE BATTLE LUNCHTIME VOL 2 this is not a drill. Natalie is one of my absolute faves and go read the now finished Snarlbear if you haven’t.

Patrick’s Picks

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Avengers TPB Volume 1

Avengers TPB Volume 1

Ultimates 2 #8

Ultimates 2 #8

Star Wars: Darth Vader #2

Star Wars: Darth Vader #2

Rapture #2

Rapture #2

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #3

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #3

Top Pick:

USAvengers #7

USAvengers #7


USAvengers is the latest in the line of Al Ewing’s wonderful Avengers books (Mighty, Cap and Mighty, New). Thoroughly weird, thoroughly charming, and thoroughly great.

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman #25

Batman #25

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #4

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #4

The Wild Storm #5

The Wild Storm #5

The Old Guard #5

The Old Guard #5

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra TPB Volume 1

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra TPB Volume 1

Top Pick:

Shirtless Bear Fighter #1

Shirtless Bear Fighter #1


What else can I say about Shirtless Bear Fighter besides “shirtless bear fighter”? A sendup of 80s action heroes, it begins almost like the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic Commando, except with a guy who’s really good at fighting bears. Why is he so good at fighting bears? FIND OUT HERE! Ludicrous, absolutely ridiculous, and a lot of fun.

Posted June 22, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 6/14/2017

Employee Recommendations
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

Brandon’s Picks

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Kill the Minotaur #1

Kill the Minotaur #1

Secret Empire #4

Secret Empire #4

Normandy Gold #1

Normandy Gold #1

Motor Crush TPB Vol 1

Motor Crush TPB Vol 1

Dark Days: The Forge #1

Dark Days: The Forge #1

Top Pick

The Defenders #1

The Defenders #1


This is going to be a pretty fantastic ride. I love these characters, I love seeing them as a team.

Ty’s Picks

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Jimmy's Bastards #1

Jimmy’s Bastards #1

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #2

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #2

Godshaper #3

Godshaper #3

Hulk #7

Hulk #7

Generation X #3

Generation X #3

Top Pick

World Reader #3

World Reader #3


I’m in love w/this book. Period. Sci-fi mystery about a planet killer. It’s so badass.

Patrick’s Picks

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #21

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #21

Star Wars #32

Star Wars #32

Old Man Logan #25

Old Man Logan #25

Back to the Future #20

Back to the Future #20

Divinity III: Heroes of the Glorious Stalinverse TPB

Divinity III: Heroes of the Glorious Stalinverse TPB

Top Pick

Rai: The History of the Valiant Universe

Rai: The History of the Valiant Universe


As you may know, I’m a huge (HUGE) Valiant fan, and this one-shot is a fantastic way to get into their amazing shared universe.

Posted June 14, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 6/7/2017

Employee Recommendations
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

What are you excited about this week? Share in the comments below!

Brandon’s Picks

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Too Much Coffee Man Omnibus Plus

Too Much Coffee Man Omnibus Plus

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

Batman #24

Batman #24

Reborn #6

Reborn #6

Tarantula HC

Tarantula HC

Top Pick:

Paper Girls #15

Paper Girls #15

I love every mindbending issue of this series. My jaw actually drops, every one.

Ty’s Picks

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Unsound #1

Unsound #1

Captain Kid TPB Volume 1

Captain Kid TPB Volume 1

The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom #6

The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom #6

Everafter: From the Pages of Fables #10

Everafter: From the Pages of Fables #10

Iron Fist #4

Iron Fist #4

Top Pick:

Babyteeth #1

Babyteeth #1

Been waiting a while for this one, and it’s out today! Scoop it up while you can!

Laura’s Picks

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Lumberjanes HC Volume 3

Lumberjanes HC Volume 3

The Wicked + The Divine Volume 5

The Wicked + The Divine Volume 5

Heathen #4

Heathen #4

The Misfits #5

The Misfits #5

Sunstone 18 Month Calendar

Sunstone 18 Month Calendar

Top Pick:

Brave Chef Brianna #4

Brave Chef Brianna #4

Super excite for! end of Brave Chef Brianna. It has been a heavy, jittery, too-close-to-home story done perfectly. Excellent job.

Katy’s Pick

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Haikyu!! Volume 12

Haikyu!! Volume 12


Days are heating up & so is the competition at the spring tourney!??

Patrick’s Picks

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Amazing Spider-Man #28

Amazing Spider-Man #28

Avengers #8

Avengers #8

Doctor Strange #20

Doctor Strange #20

Rocket #2

Rocket #2

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

Top Pick:

Faith #12

Faith #12

Faith has been an absolute joy from the start. Combining an extremely likable hero, great plotting and characterization, and a ton of heart, this has been one of Valiant’s best. Sad to see it go but I’m thrilled about the upcoming FAITH AND THE FUTURE FORCE miniseries.

Posted June 07, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 5/31/2017

Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

Also be sure to check out the latest recommendations video with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando!

What are you excited about this week? Share in the comments below!

Brandon’s Picks

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Flash #23

Flash #23

Kill or Be Killed #9

Kill or Be Killed #9

Black Science #30

Black Science #30

Cable #1

Cable #1

Infamous Iron Man Volume 1

Infamous Iron Man Volume 1

Hawkeye Volume 1

Ty’s Picks

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Generation X #2

Generation X #2

Hulk #6

Hulk #6

Doom Patrol Volume 1

Doom Patrol Volume 1

Spencer & Locke #2

Spencer & Locke #2

Paklis #1

Paklis #1

Little Nightmares #1

Little Nightmares #1

Laura’s Picks

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Bitch Planet Volume 2

Bitch Planet Volume 2

Lazarus Volume 5

Lazarus Volume 5

Saga #43

Saga #43

Steven Universe #4

Steven Universe #4

Monstress #12

Monstress #12

Over the Garden Wall #14

Over the Garden Wall #14

Katy’s Pick

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Kingdom Hearts II Volume 4

Kingdom Hearts II Volume 4

Patrick’s Picks

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Biff to the Future #5

Biff to the Future #5

Moon Knight #14

Moon Knight #14

Old Man Logan #24

Old Man Logan #24

Runaways Volume 4

Runaways Volume 4

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #7

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #7

WWE #5

WWE #5

Posted May 31, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 5/24/2017

Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

Also be sure to check out the latest recommendations video with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando!

Patrick’s Picks

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The Mighty Captain Marvel #5

The Mighty Captain Marvel #5

Totally Awesome Hulk #19

Totally Awesome Hulk #19

A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong Volume 3

A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong Volume 3

Rapture #1

Rapture #1

X-O Manowar #3

X-O Manowar #3

Laura’s Picks

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Brave

Brave

Delicious in Dungeon

Delicious in Dungeon

Descending Stories

Descending Stories

Angel #5

Angel #5

East of West #33

East of West #33

Lumberjanes #38

Lumberjanes #38

Katy’s Picks

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Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun Volume 7

Monthly Girls Nozaki-Kun Volume 7

Princess Jellyfish Volume 4

Princess Jellyfish Volume 4

My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness

My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness

Ty’s Picks

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Destroyer #1

Destroyer #1

Star-Lord Annual #1

Star-Lord Annual #1

The Dying & The Dead #4

The Dying & The Dead #4

Normals #1

Normals #1

Redneck #2

Redneck #2

Harrow County Volume 5

Harrow County Volume 5

Brandon’s Picks

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Venom #150

Venom #150

Batman/The Shadow #2

Batman/The Shadow #2

Scooby Doo Team Up #26

Scooby Doo Team Up #26

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #2

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #2

Wonder Woman #23

Wonder Woman #23

Moonshine Volume 1

Moonshine Volume 1

Posted May 25, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 5/17/2017

Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

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Brandon’s Picks

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The Flash #22

The Flash #22

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #4

4 Kids Walk Into a Bank #4

Luke Cage #1

Luke Cage #1

Batman #23

Batman #23

Harley Quinn #20

Harley Quinn #20

Secret Empire #2

Secret Empire #2

Ty’s Picks

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Eleanor & The Egret #2

Eleanor & The Egret #2

Animosity #7

Animosity #7

Curse Words #5

Curse Words #5

World Reader #2

World Reader #2

God Country #5

God Country #5

Nick Fury #2

Nick Fury #2

Laura’s Picks

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The Wicked + The Divine 455 AD

The Wicked + The Divine 455 AD

Birthright #24

Birthright #24

Kim Reaper #2

Kim Reaper #2

Low #18

Low #18

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #20

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #20

Something Fishy

Something Fishy

Patrick’s Picks

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Star Wars #31

Star Wars #31

Star Wars Poe Dameron #15

Star Wars Poe Dameron #15

Ultimates 2 #7

Ultimates 2 #7

USAvengers #6

USAvengers #6

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #2

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #2

Ninjak #27

Ninjak #27

Posted May 17, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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