(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell (CA) Glenn Fabry
NEIL GAIMAN! P. CRAIG RUSSELL! SCOTT HAMPTON! Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard – thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time!
(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Andy Kubert (CA) Scott McKowen
The year is 1602, and strange things are stirring in England. In the service of Queen Elizabeth, court magician Dr. Stephen Strange senses that the bizarre weather plaguing the skies above is not of natural origin. Her majesty’s premier spy, Sir Nicholas Fury, fends off an assassination attempt on the Queen by winged warriors rumored to be in service to a mad despot named Doom. News is spreading of “witchbreed” sightings – young men bearing fantastic superhuman powers and abilities. And in the center of the rising chaos is Virginia Dare, a young girl newly arrived from the New World, guarded by a towering Indian warrior. Can Fury and his allies find a connection to these unusual happenings before the whole world ends? In MARVEL 1602, award-winning writer Neil Gaiman presents a unique vision of the Marvel Universe set four hundred years in the past. Classic Marvel icons such as the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and Daredevil appear in this intriguing world of 17th- century science and sorcery, instantly familiar to readers, yet subtly different in this new time. MARVEL 1602 combines classic Marvel action and adventure with the historically accurate setting of Queen Elizabeth’s reign to create a unique series unlike any other published by Marvel Comics. Collecting MARVEL 1602 #1-8.
248 PGS./Rated T+
Planetary has been hailed as a timeless story that turned modern superhero conventions on their heads. These Archeologists of the Unknown delve into secret places most beings fear to tread. Covering: Planetary #1-6 (Warren Ellis[...]
SAVINGS SATURDAY November 25th, 2017 (the day after Black Friday) The last few $5 sales have been lame, BOO! We tried dragging out the same tired stuff leftover from the previous sales and it just[...]
2017 marks 40 years of your favorite local comic book store, Austin Books & Comics! In celebration of this, we're having special weekly features including fan questions, videos, and more! We have lots of fun stuff planned throughout the year, so check back weekly for more fun! We recently asked, What is your favorite superhero costume change? What's your favorite? Share in our… [ 424 more words ]
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you'll find a roundup of our top picks for this week. Also be sure to check out our weekly recommendations video featuring 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? … [ 85 more words ]
SAVINGS SATURDAY November 25th, 2017 (the day after Black Friday) 10 AM - 7 PM The last few $5 sales have been lame, BOO! We tried dragging out the same tired stuff leftover from the previous sales and it just wasn't worth it. So boring, and we decided to take some time off. But... now we've recharged our batteries and stocked up on specially available march that is totally worth your time (and $5). [ 124 more words ]
VAMPIRE TALES TP VOL 1 MARVEL COMICS Gerry Conway & Various (A) Mannie Banks & Various (CA) Pablo Marcos Morbius the Living Vampire and Satana the Devil's Daughter - the reluctant revenant and the sinister succubus, two of Marvel's most preternatural protagonists - up against demons, cults and mortals even more monstrous than themselves! Black-and-white horror tales from the 1970s horror boom and some of the genre's greatest talents, collected for the first time! [ 43 more words ]
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Various (CA) Stuart Immonen
The Avengers are on the run! The villainous Norman Osborn was the unlikely hero of Earth’s victory over the alien Skrulls in the Secret Invasion, and he has used his newfound political cache to set himself up as the head of H.A.M.M.E.R., the new national peacekeeping force. Driven underground by the Superhuman Registration Act, the Avengers must battle Osborn behind the scenes. Osborn has anointed the Hood as the new kingpin of crime, and the Avengers must take on a gauntlet of the Hood’s cronies – including the Mandrill, the Griffin and the Purple Man. All the while, Osborn’s mania increases as he leads H.A.M.M.E.R., the U.S. military, and his own Dark Avengers in an invasion and siege of the fabled city of Asgard. Collecting NEW AVENGERS #61-64, NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3, THE LIST – AVENGERS and NEW AVENGERS FINALE.
224 PGS./Rated A
Cover Price $24.99
Sale Price $5.00
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