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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

Oct
12
Sat
11:00 am Staple! 2019 @ Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex
Staple! 2019 @ Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm
Staple! 2019 @ Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex
The Southwest’s premier convention with over 200 creators of independent comics, zines, art, crafts, games and more! Panels, presentations and parties! $10/1-day pass, $15/2-day pass, CASH ONLY at the door. For more information: Facebook Event[...]

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New Release Pick of the Week

Spider-Man #1

Spider-Man #1 (OF 5)

Marvel Comics

(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Chip Kidd

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!

The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September!

Rated T+

$3.99

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