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Meet the Staff

The Austin Books and Comics staff is here and ready to help YOU find your next favorite comic!

Brandon

First Appearance:

Tales of the Thrilling & Dumb #1, April ’04

Powers/Abilities:

Darkforce Generation

Fave 5:

Ditko & Lee Spider-Man, Sex Criminals, Preacher, The Goon, everything in E.C.’s New Trend

Twitter Handle:

@ComicBookBrando

Ty

First Appearances:

SuperTy Fall Special September ’08; All New All Different SuperTy #1 December ’13

Powers/Abilities:

ability to make space, cosmic comic awareness

Fave 5:

X-Factor by Peter David, Miracleman, Planetary, Preacher, Doom Patrol

Twitter Handle:

@supertydenton1

Dan

First Appearance:

Startling Tales of Free Comic Book Day, May ’12

Powers/Abilities:

Finding the Right Book for Kids of All Ages (and teaching high school)

Fave 5:

Miracleman, Lumberjanes, Silver Surfer, Black Hood, Providence

Twitter Handle:

@dan_rucker

Lisa

First Appearance:

Truly Outrageous Special March ’13

Powers/Abilities:

Statue Sorceress Supreme

Fave 5:

Batman: Hush, Saga, Sailor Moon, Revival, Descender

Twitter Handle:

@ComixBookGurl

Henry

First Appearance:

Swanky Hank: the Rich Little Po-Boy and His Careful Adventures, May ’13

Powers/Abilities:

Born with the mutant powers of Song and Dance

Fave 5:

Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nailbiter, The Ultimates, Extraordinary X-Men, Afterlife with Archie

Twitter Handle:

@thezeppo

Rob

First Appearance:

Suspenseful and Disturbing Tales of Bromance Annual Nov ’05

Powers/Abilities:

Ability to tell you that song, that if you thought of, would get stuck in your head

Fave 5:

Elektra Assassin, New Avengers, Gravel, Conan, Fourth World

J

First Appearance:

IDK #0

Powers/Abilities:

Currently depowered

Fave 5:

Tom King’s Vision, Velvet, Black Science, Public Relations, Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ & Amal

George

First Appearance:

Shocking Cartoonist Romances #7, July/August ’11

Powers/Abilities:

Super-dancing

Fave 5:

Poe Dameron, Doctor Who 11th Doctor, My Hero Academia, Monster, Spongebob Comics

Alysia

First Appearance:

Batman Adventures #12, January ’15

Powers/Abilities:

Awkwardness

Fave 5:

I Hate Fairyland, Black Widow, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Beauty

Brennen

First Appearance:

Retails to Astonish #1, August 2013

Powers/Abilities:

“He’s just so darn charming…”

Fave 5:

Planetary, Civil War, Guardians of the Galaxy by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning, Batman Noel, Wolverine: Old Man Logan

Twitter Handle:

@brennencowart

Jessi

First Appearance:

Otaku Mother: A tale of Weebness Nov ’18

Powers/Abilities:

makes superb cat noises

Fave 5:

Mob Psycho 100, Bloodborne, Jughead the Hunger, Nyankees, Raven Daughter of darkness

Instagram Handle:

@jessi.dusk

Wyatt

First Appearance:

Crisis of Infinite Cartoonists #4 (2013)

Powers/Abilities:

passable drawing skills, able to remember obscure comics characters

Fave 5:

Adventures of Superhero Girl, Multiversity, Secret Wars (2015), Avengers (Kurt Busiek), Godzilla (Marvel)

Twitter Handle:

@wyattthenerd

Patrick

First Appearance:

EXTREME-SIZED Bloodstar Strike Squad Annual, February 2015

Powers/Abilities:

Unbridled enthusiasm

Fave 5:

Preacher, Y: The Last Man, Amazing Spider-Man, Bloodshot Reborn, Archer & Armstrong

Twitter Handle:

@patrickkingart

Patrick’s Art and Design

www.patrickkingart.com

Upcoming Events

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6:30 pm Book Club – Prism Stalker
Book Club – Prism Stalker
Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Book Club - Prism Stalker
Far from the border of colonized space, a newly discovered planet teems violently with strange psychic life and puzzling telekinetic ecology. Vep, a refugee raised away from her devastated home planet as an indentured citizen[...]

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New Release Pick of the Week

House of X #1

HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6)

Marvel Comics

(W) Jonathan Hickman (A/CA) Pepe Larraz

FACE THE FUTURE!

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel’s mutants and revolutionized the X-Men. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan for mutantkind…one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more.

$3.99

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