Joe Pruett, co-creator of Aftershock Comics’ BLACK EYED KIDS will be joining us for a signing on Local Comic Shop Day, Saturday, November 18 from 2 PM – 5 PM. Come on by, say hi, and get your comics signed!
We are thrilled to welcome Ryan Cody, fantastic artist of Doc Unknown, to Austin Books & Comics! Come get the brand new complete release of Doc Unknown signed and chat with Ryan August 11th. We hope to see you here!
Join us as we welcome back Becky Cloonan ( Punisher, Southern Cross, Demo) to sign copies of the BRAND NEW tab, By Chance or Providence, from Image Comics. Becky will also be signing copies of Southern Cross v2 (released 7/19), and Punisher vol. 1: On the Road.
Superstar artist Joe Eisma (Archie, Morning Glories, Faith) will be at Austin Books & Comics on Wednesday, May 24th from 1-6 PM, signing copies of the brand new THE ARCHIES one-shot! Come by, get your issue signed, and talk to Joe about his work!
About the creator:
Joe Eisma is an artist and co-creator of the NY Times Bestselling and multiple Eisner Award Nominated series, Morning Glories, from Image Comics. He has also worked on Big Trouble in Little China, Evil Empire & Higher Earth from Boom! Studios, the revamped Archie ongoing series, and several issues of Valiant Comics’ Faith ongoing series.
About THE ARCHIES
Follow Archie’s quest to make his songwriting dreams a reality, and see what happens when the rock ‘n’ roll dream starts affecting his relationships with his closest friends. Join co-writers Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg (Archie Meets Ramones) and artist Joe Eisma (Archie) for a power-pop one-shot that goes loud on the music, fun and friendship.
The Kickstarter sensation is now in print! We will be hosting Night Owl Society creator James Venhaus for a signing on Sunday, May 7th.
About Night Owl Society
High School sucks! He’s never kissed a girl, his best friend is the school chaplain, and the only other friend he has was just killed by a notorious mob boss. Armed with nothing but a homemade mask, a few misfit friends and an overdeveloped sense of right and wrong, sixteen year-old David Foxworth sets out balance the karma in his life without getting killed… or grounded.
The co-creator of recent smash-hit God Country is a fast-rising star in the comics industry. Stop in and get the new series debut signed before it also becomes a sold-out rarity. Cates is one of the most enthusiastic guests we’ve ever hosted, so be sure to ask him about his work!
The Bowmans are VAMPIRES who have quietly run the local barbecue joint in their small town for years, living off cow’s blood. Their peaceful coexistence ends as generations of hate, fear, and bad blood bubble to the surface–making it impossible to separate man from monster!
Critically acclaimed writer DONNY CATES (GOD COUNTRY) and artist LISANDRO ESTHERREN serve up the tale of a DIFFERENT kind of family just trying to get by, deep in the heart of Texas.
On Wednesday, March 29th, we will be joined by artist Val Mayerik and Jim Berry for a signing of their new hardcover graphic novel about the Battle of Little Big Horn, Of Dust and Blood. The graphic novel is not yet available to the direct market, so this is a wonderful opportunity to get it early, and get it signed by both the artist and writer!
About Of Dust and Blood:
OF DUST AND BLOOD: A Story from Custer’s Fight at The Greasy Grass, is an original graphic novel from writer Jim Berry and veteran illustrator Val Mayerik. The story details the day of The Battle At The Little Big Horn through the eyes of Greenhaw, a 7th Cavalry scout on one side of the battlefield, and Slowhawk, a young Lakota warrior on the other.
The book focuses on a compelling drama while also being as historically accurate as possible via quotes and documented actions on every page. There will be featured appearances by the famous protagonists of the day – G.A. Custer, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse – but we’ve chosen to focus on two fictional characters, and use them as lenses to show what it might have been like on that hot afternoon in 1876 for two ordinary men pressed into battle.
As soon as we saw the latest Albatross Funnybooks title, we knew we needed to get our friend Fabian Rangel Jr in here for a signing! The title pretty much says it all:‘Namwolf is about a Vietnam War soldier that discovers he’s a werewolf. And we’re going to have the writer here when the first issue releases on Saturday, April 29. Stop in and get your issue signed, and talk to Fabian about his work!
About the creator:
Fabian Rangel Jr is a coffee addicted comic book writer based out of Corpus Christi, Texas. He’s the writer/co-creator of Doc Unknown (Dark Horse Comics), Space Riders (Black Mask Studios), Helena Crash (IDW), ‘Namwolf (Albatross), and Blood Brothers: Hermanos de Sangre. He’s also worked on such properties as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mouse Guard, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, and Lucha Underground.
When scrawny Marty Spencer is drafted into the Vietnam War, he finds himself smack dab in the middle of the heart of darkness. But Marty has a secret. A secret even from himself. And Vietnam is a hell of a place to find out you’re a werewolf.
We’re thrilled to announce artist Cliff Chiang will be dropping in for a signing at the end of April! There will be more details soon, but we wanted to get out word about this awesome event as soon as possible.
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[...]
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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.