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Employee Recommendations for 10/18/2017

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

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? Share in the comment section below!

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Some of these may not be in stock in the store, but we are more than happy to special order it for you.

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman #33

Batman #33

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #12

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #12

Kill Or Be Killed #13

Kill Or Be Killed #13

Realm #2

Realm #2

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #5

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #5

The Wild Storm TPB Volume 1

The Wild Storm TPB Volume 1

Laura’s Picks

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Bitch Planet Triple Feature #5

Bitch Planet Triple Feature #5

Low Hardcover Volume 1

Low Hardcover Volume 1

Lumberjanes #43

Lumberjanes #43

Nekogahara Volume 3

Nekogahara Volume 3

The Scarecrow Princess

The Scarecrow Princess

Tea Dragon Society

Tea Dragon Society

Patrick’s Picks

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Star Wars Captain Phasma #4

Star Wars Captain Phasma #4

Faith and the Future Force #4

Faith and the Future Force #4

Star Wars Poe Dameron #20

Star Wars Poe Dameron #20

War Mother #3

War Mother #3

The Mighty Thor #700

The Mighty Thor #700

Patrick’s Top Pick

Bloodshot Reborn HC Volume 2

Bloodshot Reborn HC Volume 2


From the worst tropical vacation ever with a gang of new allies to everybody in New York City turned into mindless killing machines, the Bloodshot Reborn Deluxe Hardcover Volume 2 is non-stop, wall-to-wall action as only Valiant delivers.

Posted October 18, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/18/2017

Kid Lobotomy #1

KID LOBOTOMY #1 (MR)

IDW PUBLISHING

(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Tess Fowler
Kafka meets King Lear by way of Young Frankenstein in KID LOBOTOMY, a dark, demented, monthly satire that follows a dysfunctional family of hoteliers. Will sibling rivalry, seduction, and shapeshifting eventually lead to sanity or salvation?

Big Daddy is a rich hotelier who, in a cracked echo of King Lear, appoints his youngest descendant to manage The Suites, a peculiar hotel located behind the Black Crown Pub. Affectionately known as Kid, his good looks and swagger can’t hide a rough childhood of strange therapies and brain operations that have awakened inner demons and psychodramas. This of course makes him eminently qualified to perform lobotomies. A failed rockstar/successful madman gets one last change to prove his worth-and regain his sanity-by turning the hotel that was once his childhood sanctuary into a lucrative business, despite a host of obstacles-including his own sister-who would love nothing more than to see him fail miserably.

Kid Lobotomy is co-created/written by Peter Milligan (Shade, the Changing Man, Brittania, Hellblazer) and illustrated by Tess Fowler (Rat Queens) with “A” covers by Fowler, a “B” cover by Frank Quitely, and a retailer incentive cover by comics superstar Frank Quitely (Jupiter’s Legacy, We3)

Bullet points:

  • Grab your cockroach! Black Crown debuts here!
  • Special 23 pages of story in the first issue!
  • Letter columns, creator interviews, process pages & more!
  • Previews for upcoming Black Crown series!

$3.99

Posted October 16, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/11/2017

Ragman #1

RAGMAN #1 (OF 6)

DC COMICS

(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Guillem March
After a failed mission to raid a tomb in the Israeli Desert, war veteran Rory Harper is plagued by the death of his partners. As Rory battles his guilt back in Gotham City, he discovers that what was in that tomb has followed him home, and it’s about to change his life. But as Rory begins his journey, an evil is invading Gotham City, and it wants what he’s discovered. A hero is born in this visionary reimagining of the Ragman mythos by writer Ray Fawkes and artist Inaki Miranda!

RATED T

$2.99

Posted October 09, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Comic Picks with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando, 10/4/2017

SuperTy & ComicBookBrando show off some of their favorite new comics from this week.

Be sure to subscribe to our channel for reviews and fun!

Also check out more employee recommendations!

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

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Posted October 04, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 10/4/2017

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

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? Share in the comment section below!

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Some of these may not be in stock in the store, but we are more than happy to special order it for you.

Ty’s Picks

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Avengers #672

Avengers #672

Eugenic #1

Eugenic #1

The Flintstones TPB Volume 2

The Flintstones TPB Volume 2

Superman #32

Superman #32

The Tick #1

The Tick #1

X-Men Gold #13

X-Men Gold #13

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman #32

Batman #32

Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica #1

Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica #1

Punisher: The Platoon #1

Punisher: The Platoon #1

Tomb of Dracula Complete Collection Volume 1

Tomb of Dracula Complete Collection Volume 1

Venom #155

Venom #155

The Walking Dead #172

The Walking Dead #172

Patrick’s Picks

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Star Wars #37

Star Wars #37

Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd

Shadowman/Rae Sremmurd

Iron Fist #73

Iron Fist #73

Star Wars: Darth Vader #6

Star Wars: Darth Vader #6

Star Wars: Captain Phasma #3

Star Wars: Captain Phasma #3

Patrick’s Top Pick

Rapture TPB

Rapture TPB


Magic! Monsters! Mayhem! Rapture is an otherwordly action adventure into the dark dimension known as the Deadside, featuring Valiant’s resident superspy Ninjak, punk rock voodoo priestess Punk Mambo, mystic child from the future Tama the Geomancer, and a returning Shadowman teaming up to stop an ancient evil from destroying all of reality. Plus, how cool is that cover???

Posted October 04, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/4/2017

Batman: White Knight #1

BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT #1 (OF 7)

DC COMICS

(W/A/CA) Sean Murphy

In a world where Batman has gone too far, The Joker must save Gotham City.

He’s been called a maniac, a killer and the “Clown Prince of Crime” but “white knight”? Never. Until now…

Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as “Jack,” sets about trying to right his wrongs. First he plans to reconcile with Harley Quinn, and then he’ll try to save the city from the one person who he thinks is truly Gotham City’s greatest villain: Batman!

Superstar writer and artist Sean Murphy (PUNK ROCK JESUS, THE WAKE) presents a seven-issue miniseries of a twisted Gotham City with a massive cast of heroes and villains that, at its heart, is a tragic story of a hero and a villain: Batman and The Joker. But which is the hero-and which the villain?

RATED T+

$3.99

Posted October 03, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 9/27/2017

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

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Some of these may not be in stock in the store, but we are more than happy to special order it for you.

Ty’s Picks

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Ducktales #1

Ducktales #1

Fu Jitsu #1

Fu Jitsu #1

Generations: Captain Americas #1

Generations: Captain Americas #1

The Mighty Thor #23

The Mighty Thor #23

X-Men Blue #12

X-Men Blue #12

Top Pick

Redneck #6

Redneck #6


It’s fantastic: it’s about family, loyalty, vampires, and BBQ, and has probably the creepiest character of 2017.

Brandon’s Picks

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Marvel Legacy #1

Marvel Legacy #1

Suicide Squad #26

Suicide Squad #26

Southern Bastards #18

Southern Bastards #18

The Flash - Silver Age TPB Volume 2

The Flash – Silver Age TPB Volume 2

The Black Monday Murders #7

The Black Monday Murders #7

Top Pick

Sex Criminals Volume 4

Sex Criminals Volume 4


My favorite series, collected again. Hijinks & heartbreak from Matt Fraction & my hero Chip Zdarsky

Laura’s Picks

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Sweet Blue Flowers Volume 1

Sweet Blue Flowers Volume 1

Over the Garden Wall #18

Over the Garden Wall #18

Princess Jellyfish Volume 6

Princess Jellyfish Volume 6

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Volume 6

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Volume 6

Steven Universe #8

Steven Universe #8

Sweet Blue Flowers Volume 1

Sweet Blue Flowers Volume 1

Top Pick

MFK

MFK

Most excite for! All of it! Seriously this week is a mwah stellar selection. But if I have to pick one it’s MFK by Nilah Magruder. I adored this from its first webcomic update and now you have no excuse! Read it!

Katy’s Pick

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Haikyu!! Volume 16

Haikyu!! Volume 16

Patrick’s Picks

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The Mighty Captain Marvel #9

The Mighty Captain Marvel #9

Faith and the Future Force #3

Faith and the Future Force #3

War Mother #2

War Mother #2

X-O Manowar #7

X-O Manowar #7

X-O Manowar TPB Volume 2

X-O Manowar TPB Volume 2

Top Pick

WWE #9

WWE #9


I’m a huge WWE fan, and I’m so glad we’re finally getting some great wrestling comics. BOOM! Studios’ WWE series combines the heightened reality of pro wrestling storylines with real-life events to make something incredibly fun.

Posted September 27, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 9/27/2017

Marvel Legacy #1

MARVEL LEGACY #1

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Jason Aaron (A) Esad Ribic & Various ( CA) Joe Quesada

EVERYTHING STARTS HERE!

It begins at the dawn of the human race, and ends with a child’s prayer! In between, empires fall, mysteries brew, secrets are revealed, quests are undertaken and legends are forged! All leading up to the dramatic return you’ve been waiting for – and one you’ve been dreading!
Jason Aaron (MIGHTY THOR) and Esad Ribic (SECRET WARS) usher in a new dawn – one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come!
MARVEL LEGACY: It’s everything you’ve been longing for – and more!

Rated T+

$5.99

Posted September 25, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Comic Picks with SuperTy and ComicBookBrando, 9/20/2017

SuperTy & ComicBookBrando show off some of their favorite new comics from this week.

Be sure to subscribe to our channel for reviews and fun!

Also check out more employee recommendations!

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

Follow us on Twitter:
@AustinBooks
Ty @supertydenton1
Brandon @comicbookbrando

Posted September 20, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 9/20/2017

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

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? Share in the comment section below!

Ty’s Picks

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Dark Ark #1

Dark Ark #1

Black Hammer #13

Black Hammer #13

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #4

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #4

Invincible #140

Invincible #140

The Wild Storm #7

The Wild Storm #7

Top Pick

Super Sons #8

Super Sons #8


It’s a really cool multiverse-hopping book; you’re starting to see more teamwork between the super sons but they’re still not ready to admit they’re friends. I really dig this series, it’s just a lot more fun than anything else.

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman: The Red Death

Batman: The Red Death

Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack

Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack

Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1

Samurai Jack: Quantum Jack #1

Savage Town

Savage Town

Snotgirl #7

Snotgirl #7

Top Pick

Wonder Woman/Conan #1

Wonder Woman/Conan #1


Conan is promised some riches if he bets on an arena fighter, a certain wonderful woman. It’s pretty awesome teaming up these titan warriors for a new miniseries.

Laura’s Picks

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East of West TPB Volume 7

East of West TPB Volume 7

Fauns and Fairies Adult Coloring Book

Fauns and Fairies Adult Coloring Book

Golden Kamuy Volume 3

Golden Kamuy Volume 3

Over the Garden Wall 2017 Special

Over the Garden Wall 2017 Special

The Little Red Wolf

The Little Red Wolf

Top Pick

Descending Stories Volume 2

Descending Stories Volume 2


Descending Stories/Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju is *amazing* in every format and I want it all now.

Patrick’s Picks

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Star Wars: Poe Dameron #19

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #19

Secret Weapons #4

Secret Weapons #4

Star Wars Annual #3

Star Wars Annual #3

US Avengers #10

US Avengers #10

Star Wars: Captain Phasma #2

Star Wars: Captain Phasma #2

Top Pick

Bloodshot Salvation #1

Bloodshot Salvation #1


SO EXCITED for this. Bloodshot Reborn is easily one of the best titles Valiant has done, and I’m incredibly thrilled to see what’s next for their unstoppable super soldier, especially now that he has a family.

Posted September 20, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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