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40 Years of Austin Books & Comics! – Week 26

Austin Books & Comics 40 Year Anniversary
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 origin?

Share your favorite couple in the comments section below!

Beyonder

Beyonder (click for full size)


The best origin? The Beyonder… it doesnt have origin, it doesnt have an end…

-David B.

Batman

Batman


I still think Batman’s origin story, parents gunned down on the way home from the movies, is one of the best.

-Dan J.

Daredevil

Daredevil (click for full size)

-Dan G.

Isaiah Bradley

Isaiah Bradley


Probably would have to be Isaiah Bradley.

-Benjamin B.

The Flash

The Flash (click for full size)


The Flash! Struck by lightning, later proven to be himself from the future going to the past to give himself his power!

-Daniel J.

The Punisher

The Punisher (click for full size)


Punisher….out of tragedy and trauma.

-James V.

Milk and Cheese

Milk and Cheese


The origin of Milk and Cheese (by Evan Dorkin): They’re from a single-parent farm. One cow, no dad.

-Brian C.

Immortal Brothers

Immortal Brothers


Armstrong, Eternal Warrior, and Ivar Timewalker. Three brothers from ancient times given immortality as a way to save the youngest of them, but at a terrible cost.

-Patrick K.

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New Release Pick of the Week

 

LEVIATHAN DAWN #1

DC COMICS
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Alex Maleev
Exploding out of the pages of the Event Leviathan miniseries, this all-new special blasts the DC Universe into a dangerous and brave new future! With Leviathan arrived, its leader’s identity revealed, and its plans known, what happens next? Now the heroes fight back! Leviathan changed the rules of the game, so now’s the time for the biggest players to get together and figure out a new strategy in this brave new world. It’s an extra-sized super-spy yarn from the Eisner Award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev!

$4.99

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So much chaos.
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