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Book Club – Heathen Volume 1

Heathen

Tuesday, January 29th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

From critically acclaimed creator Natasha Alterici (Gotham Academy) comes a Nordic fantasy adventure that defies conventions and expectations. Aydis is a viking, a warrior, and an outcast from her people for the crime of loving another woman. She sets out on a quest to rescue the immortal Valkyrie Brynhild. Collects the first four sold-out issues!

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Posted January 06, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Binge: An Art Show Inspired by Television

Binge: An Art Show Inspired by Television

Guzu Gallery Presents

Binge: An Art Show Inspired by Television

Opening Reception: Friday, December 7, 7 PM – 10 PM

December 7, 2018 – January 7, 2019

Winter is coming…

…and what better way to take cover than by staying home and keeping warm by the soothing light of the ol’ boob tube? But first you’ll have to brave the cold and make it out to Guzu Gallery’s winter art show, of course! For the first time ever, Guzu is preparing an art exhibition completely comprised of television-themed artwork. This is their final show of the year; you don’t want to miss it!

Twenty-six artists will pay tribute to the small screen, with over thirty stylish renditions of characters and settings from television’s past and present. Each never-before-seen art piece will be on display at the opening reception on Friday, December 7th from 7 to 10pm, and the exhibition will remain up through January 7th. Original artwork and prints will be available for purchase — unique items to fit every budget! As always, admission is free and all ages are welcome. Come by the gallery and you’ll be able to cross even the most impossible individuals off your holiday shopping list!

Guzu Gallery welcomes everyone to the show, but if you can’t make it out, the artwork will be available for purchase in their online store on Wednesday, December 12th around Noon CST.

http://guzugallery.storenvy.com/

Stay tuned to Guzu’s social media outlets for more info and sneak previews as the days get closer to show time!


Featured Artists:

Daniel Aranda
Diana Boch
Breazy
Dan Brereton
Nicole Cantú
Patrick Carroll
Kevin T. Chin
Ryan Davis
Alan Defibaugh
Rhandi Fisher
Killian Glenn
Half-Human
Paul Hanley
Kachi
Katherine Kuehne
Eric Limas
Tessa Morrison
Arlo Neill
Chet Phillips
Kealy Racca
Nina Sanchez
Bethany Sellers
Terrier Cvlt
Chris Tobar
Julie Parfait Zavala
Robert Zavala

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Posted December 03, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Black Friday Sales and Specials!

Black Friday Sale at Austin Books and Comics
We are closed Thanksgiving day at all four stores, but we’ll be open early Friday for truly amazing deals.

Black Friday, November 23rd

8am – Noon — be in line to check out by Noon for these amazing deals!
 

Austin Books

  • Three for the Price of Two on all graphic novels & manga
  • 60% off bagged and boarded back issues and variant covers ($20 or less) — excludes this week’s new release books
  • Three for the Price of Two all toys including Pops
  • 20% off all statues, Hot Toys, 1/6th Scale Figures

 

Guzu Gallery

  • Select items marked 25-50% off – including blind boxes, designer toys, import figures, art prints and more. Guzu’s biggest sale ever! Be here early for the best deals and selection!

 

Outlaw Moon

  • Three for the Price of Two Collectible Card Game Packs
  • Select Games 50% OFF
  • Non-Display Case Toys 50% OFF
  • Select Used Games ‘As Is’ for $5 – $10

 

The Sidekick

  • Four for the Price of One Dollar Comics
  • Three for the Price of One $5 Comics
  • Two for the Price of One Showcase Comics
  • Three for the Price of Two Bagged Sets
  • Three for the Price of Two Graphic Novels, Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, Manga and Art Books (at 50% off)
  • Two for the Price of One Diamond Vinimates
  • Two for the Price of One Eaglemoss Figures, Ships, Batmobiles
  • Two for the Price of One Plush — freshly restocked!
  • Two for the Price of One Funko Dorbz
  • Two for the Price of One Glassware, Bottle Openers, and other Kitchenware — freshly restocked!
  • Two for the Price of One Posters — freshly restocked!
  • Three for the Price of Two Minimates Figures — freshly restocked!
  • Three for the Price of Two Marvel and Diamond Gallery PVC Statues
  • Three for the Price of Two Toys INCLUDING MARVEL SELECT FIGURES — freshly restocked!

 

Noon – Close Black Friday, November 23rd, All Day Saturday, All Day Sunday

Austin Books

  • Four for the Price of Three on all Graphic Novels & Manga
  • Four for the Price of Three all Toys including Pops
  • 10% off all statues and Hot Toys
  • 50% off bagged and boarded back issues and variant covers ($20 or less) — excludes
  • this week’s new release books

 

Guzu Gallery

  • Select items marked 25-50% off – including blind boxes, designer toys, import figures, art prints and more. Guzu’s biggest sale ever! Be here early for the best deals and selection!

 

Outlaw Moon

  • Five for the Price of Four Collectible Card Game Packs
  • Select Games 50% OFF
  • Non-Display Case Toys 50% OFF
  • Select Used Games ‘As Is’ for $5 – $10

 

The Sidekick

  • Three for the Price of One Dollar Comics
  • Two for the Price of Two $5 Comics
  • Three for the Price of Two Showcase Comics
  • Four for the Price of Three Bagged Sets
  • Four for the Price of Three Graphic Novels, Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, Manga and Art Books
  • Three for the Price of Two Diamond Vinimates
  • Three for the Price of Two Eaglemoss Figures, Ships, Batmobiles
  • Three for the Price of Two Plush
  • Three for the Price of Two Dorbz
  • Three for the Price of Two Glassware, Bottle Openers, and other Kitchenware
  • Three for the Price of Two Posters
  • Three for the Price of Two Minimates Figures
  • Three for the Price of Two Marvel and Diamond Gallery PVC Statues
  • Four for the Price of Three Toys INCLUDING MARVEL SELECT

 

PLUS+ A SIDEWALK SALE — Like our $5 Sales but prices starting at $1

Plan ahead, and we’ll see you on Black Friday!

Sale prices / discounts cannot be combined.

Posted November 19, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Halloween Man Bat City Special Signing

Halloween Man: Bat City Special

Wednesday, October 31st

5 PM – 8 PM

Come out and meet the creative team behind the Halloween Man: Bat City Special, including “Best of Austin” nominated writer Drew Edwards! Joining him are local artists Lou Pons, Dan Price, John Gholson, Shane Campos, JTA, and Paulo Hernandez!

This is going to be the perfectly spooky celebration for Halloween night with sweets, a costume contest, and more! Bring all of your Halloween Man comics to get signed or pick them up right there from ABC!

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Posted October 15, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – We Can Never Go Home

We Can Never Go Home

Tuesday, October 30

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us this month at Outlaw Moon to discuss Rosenberg, Kindlon, and Hood’s We Can Never Go Home!

The story of two teenagers, a mixtape, a stolen car, a fully loaded .45, strange abilities, dead drug dealers, and their money. A dark and modern story about getting lost and finding yourself on the backroads of America.

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Posted October 15, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass Signing!

Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass

Sunday, October 21st

2 PM – 3 PM

A new Lumberjanes graphic novel is arriving, by our friend Lilah Sturges! Join us this week to pick up your copy and get it signed by the author, but that’s not all! Scour the store to track down the Lumberjanes and earn your badge, pick up some fun treats, and read a part of the new book with Lilah herself!

Eisner Award-nominated writer Lilah Sturges (Fables, Thor: Season One) teams with artist polterink (Enough Space for Everyone Else ) for the first Lumberjanes graphic novel in a story about finding your way and navigating life, love, and a literal forest.

When the ‘Janes start to become separated during an orienteering outing thanks to a mysterious compass, Molly becomes more and more insecure about the effect of her relationship with Mal on the other girls.

Meanwhile, a lonely woman explorer is trying to steal the compass, with the help of some weirdly polite automaton butlers.

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Posted October 15, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Free Comic Book Day 2019

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 4

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Our biggest day of the year!

Each fan who joins us on Free Comic Book Day Saturday, May 4th (8am – 6pm) will be able to choose 10 FREE COMICS from a wide selection available in our huge tent set-up, many of which lead into the biggest events and new series of the year!

FCBD is an all-ages event! We’ve organized the comics for our recommendations for age-appropriateness. Parents, we’re here to make sure you’re getting the right book for your young readers!

Austin Books, Guzu Gallery, Outlaw Moon, & The Sidekick Store will each be having a drawing for a $100 Gift Card, good at all of our stores. Stop by each one on FCBD to increase your chances of winning!

The Sidekick Store will have a special sale all day during Free Comic Book Day.

Want to be prepared for Free Comic Book Day? Here are some helpful hints:

  • See what all will be available at freecomicbookday.com! That way you’ll know what to get when it’s your turn to pick.
  • Use Snapchat? Check out our special Free Comic Book Day filter!
  • Free parking will be available in the big lot across the street this year.
  • Stay hydrated if it’s hot. The line doesn’t take long, but we do have water and drinks available.
  • When you pick out your ten comics, bring them to our tent staff. We’ll put them in a bag with your name so you can visit our stores and enter our drawings!
  • Costumes are encouraged! We have a special costume photo area available this year.
  • Be sure to tag your photos @AustinBooks so we can share them!

 

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Posted September 17, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Walking Dead Day 2018

Walking Dead Day 2018

Saturday, October 13

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Image/Skybound Entertainment is pleased to announce that October 13th will mark THE WALKING DEAD DAY – an exciting all-day, globally celebrated event commemorating the world’s favorite, long-running, survival comic created by Robert Kirkman (OBLIVION SONG, OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA).

Image/Skybound Entertainment is thrilled to reveal the first of many collectable THE WALKING DEAD DAY items for fans to keep an eye out for – THE WALKING DEAD #1 15th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT – which boasts cover artwork by series artist, Charlie Adlard, for the first time, with colors by Dave Stewart.

THE WALKING DEAD #1 15th ANNIVERSARY VARIANT features a brand new cover by Adlard showcasing walkers invading comic book shops across the globe to celebrate THE WALKING DEAD DAY.

A selection of WALKING DEAD DAY participating local comic shops will become a part of the iconic story with their own special edition of this cover which will feature the store’s logo incorporated into the cover artwork. Fans should contact their local comic shop to inquire as to retailer participation in store exclusive version (WE ARE!) and to learn more about limited WALKING DEAD DAY promotional swag available.

THE WALKING DEAD #1 15TH ANNV VAR will be available on Saturday, October 13.

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Posted September 17, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – She-Hulk by Dan Slott

She-Hulk Volume 1

Tuesday, September 25

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us again this month for Austin Books & Comics Book Club! This month, we’ll be reading She-Hulk Complete Volume 1 by Dan Slott!

Everyone’s favorite Jade Giantess, She-Hulk, has returned for tons of fun – both on and off the field of battle! As a superhuman lawyer, She-Hulk has tried some of the strangest cases on Earth. But now, Shulkie is heading into deep space to practice Universal Law! And upon her return, the emerald enchantress matches muscles with Hercules – but it’s going to take brains, not brawn, to get the Prince of Power out of some Herculean legal problems. Plus: No one hates She-Hulk more than Titania! What makes her one of the deadliest threats in the universe? And how is Hawkeye’s fate tied to She-Hulk’s latest case? Dan Slott’s fan-favorite run is collected in two massive volumes, so join She-Hulk as she deals with the bizarre legal problems of the Marvel Universe!

Covering SHE-HULK (2004) #1-12 and SHE-HULK (2005) #1-5.

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Posted September 17, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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