(W) Kyle Higgins (A/CA) Trevor McCarthy
NIGHTWING: THE NEW ORDER is the story of a future world without “weapons”-where superpowers have been eliminated and outlawed. The man responsible? None other than Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Nightwing, now leader of a government task force called the Crusaders who are charged with hunting the remaining Supers. But when events transpire which turn the Crusaders’ aim toward Grayson’s own family, the former Boy Wonder must turn against the very system he helped create, with help from the very people he’s been hunting for years-the last metahumans of the DC Universe. Don’t miss this bold new vision from the team behind the New York Times bestseller BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM!
A whole bunch of great DC Rebirth titles featured this week! Check ’em out!
(W) Hope Larson (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
“Beyond Burnside” Chapter One: The Batgirl you know and love is going global with Eisner Award-winning and New York Times best-selling writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time, Goldie Vance) and all-star artist Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE). In order to up her game, Babs travels to Japan on a quest to train with the most elite modern combat masters of the East. But when a chance meeting with an old friend puts a target on her back, Batgirl may need to use her new skills to solve a deadly mystery.
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #1
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
“SINESTRO’S LAW” Chapter One
With no backup and only his ring and battery to keep him alive, Hal Jordan streaks toward battle with the Sinestro Corps, while his greatest foe prepares to wipe the last Green Lantern of them all out of existence!
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
“BETTER THAN BATMAN” Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) launches Nightwing onto a new quest alongside rising talent Javier Fernandez (RED HOOD/ARSENAL).
Red Hood and the Outlaws #1
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith
When a shocking encounter with Batman solidifies the Red Hood’s status as a villain, Jason Todd goes deep undercover to take down Gotham City’s criminal underworld from the inside. Along the way, Jason meets two unlikely allies: a disgraced Amazon warrior named Artemis and a half-baked Superman clone called Bizarro-and the DCU’s “Dark Trinity” is born!
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
“REMEMBER THE TITANS”
After an old ally returns to the team, the Titans set their sights on a dangerous enemy with the power to change reality itself! But the Titans have never faced a threat this massive before, and with so much on the line, will they be able to stand united as a team? Or will their past mistakes be their undoing?
And Additional DC Rebirth issues:
ACTION COMICS #960 and VARIANT
DETECTIVE COMICS #937 and VARIANT
FLASH #3 and VARIANT
WONDER WOMAN #3 and VARIANT
All $2.99 each!
And with any new comic purchase, get a FREE copy of HARLEY QUINN & THE SUICIDE SQUAD SPECIAL ED #1!
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Ethan Van
Superstar artist Ethan Van Sciver returns to the world of Green Lantern! In the absence of the Green Lantern Corps, Sinestro and his fear-inducing Yellow Lantern Corps patrol the universe as its sole protectors-but deep in space, a green light still burns. Harnessing the remainder of his will, Hal Jordan must become a one-man GL Corps to defeat his greatest foe and restore freedom to the cosmos.
NEW SUPER MAN #1
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
“MADE IN CHINA” Chapter One: An impulsive act of heroism thrusts an arrogant young man into the limelight of Shanghai as China begins to form its own Justice League of powerful heroes. Rising from the ashes of The Final Days of Superman, award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and on-the-rise art star Victor Bogdanovic introduce readers to Kong Kenan-the New Super-Man! When the world needed a new hero, China made him!
NIGHTWING REBIRTH #1
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Yanick Paquette (CA) Javi Fernandez
He’s been Robin, Batman, a spy, a ghost. Now, Dick Grayson returns to Gotham City to reclaim the life that was taken from him. But when a new evil threatens those he loves most, Nightwing faces being torn away from home once again in order to destroy the dark force once and for all. Powerhouse artist Yanick Paquette (BATMAN, SWAMP THING) joins series writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL) to return Nightwing to the DC superhero stage!
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[...]
***NOTE: This is a combined Nov/Dec book club and is meeting the FIRST WEEK OF DECEMBER. The next meeting will be in January 2018*** Doctor Doom, Deadpool, even Thanos: There’s one hero who’s beaten them[...]
ABC QBC is meeting again to talk about Motor Crush! It’s important to note that this month will NOT be all ages! The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting[...]
November 25, 2017, 11:00am - November 25, 2017, 6:00pm
The $5 Sale Returns
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 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). We've accumulated boxes and boxes of awesome stuff for you to pick through, and we're going to add some Graphic Novels and Hardcover books from Sidekick as well.
Even better, to continue the fun of the 40th Anniversary, we're going to add a few wrinkles.
First, buy one item for $5, or get 10 for $40 (ten or more items selected for a single purchase are $4 each).
Second, we're going to work in a carnival component. For every $20 you spend at any of the Austin Books stores (or the $5 tent) on Saturday the 25th, get a ticket good for items in our PRIZE TENT. Lots of plush and goodies for Christmas gifts.
Blankets HC by Craig Thompson, the award-winning creator is back in stock. Ten lucky customers will be able to take home this beauty for $39.95 (minus the customary Austin Books 10% graphic novel and tpb discount.)
Available Friday November 17th, around noon. Leave a comment below or send a direct message if you’d like up to save you a copy. First come, first served. Local sales and local pick up only. ... See MoreSee Less
(W) Bill Mantlo, Al Milgrom (A) Ed Hannigan & Various (CA) Al Milgrom
Created by the underworld – sworn to destroy it! Cloak and Dagger hit the streets to fight organized crime and super villainy! When they set their sights on the Kingpin, Spider-Man thinks they’re going too far, but his webs can’t rein them in! Plus: The Punisher’s on the prowl, and it’s a problem for everybody! Guest-starring the Black Cat, the New Mutants and the Spidey supporting players of yesteryear! Collecting PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN (1972) #64, #69-70, #81-82 and #94-96; MARVEL TEAM-UP ANNUAL #6; and MARVEL FANFARE (1982) #19.
Cover Price $29.99
Sale Price $8.00 each
Dog Visitor of the Month
Say hello to Bilbo Bigsby! He is an 11 month old hobbit airedale mix and loves adventures.
Bring in your store trained dog any day of the week for a chance to be our dog visitor of the month! We have treats behind the counter for all our furry friends.