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New Release Pick of the Week for 1/10/2018

Avengers #675

AVENGERS #675

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Mark Waid & Various (A) Pepe Larraz (CA) Mark Brooks

NO SURRENDER, Part 1

AVENGERS goes WEEKLY for the stunning sixteen-part saga that will write the end of an era!

The Earth has been STOLEN! The sky burns while mysterious cosmic objects crash down from above, wreaking havoc across the world! The Avengers are the last line of defense between Earth and the mysterious forces threatening to tear it apart. It’s time to ASSEMBLE! The teams you know and love from AVENGERS, UNCANNY AVENGERS, U.S.AVENGERS and OCCUPY AVENGERS come together to face a threat beyond any they’ve faced before in a weekly epic adventure that will define the future of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!

Rated T+

$4.99

Posted January 09, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 1/3/2018

Batman and the Signal #1

BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1 (OF 3)

DC COMICS

(W) Scott Snyder, Tony Patrick (A/CA) Cully Hamner
Batman may own the night, but with new villains emerging during the day he needs an ally to defend the city when he can’t. Only one teen is up to the challenge, Duke Thomas. After months of training, he’s ready to step out of the shadow of the bat to become his own kind of hero. Meet Gotham City’s newest protector: The Signal! Spinning out of adventures in ALL-STAR BATMAN and WE ARE ROBIN, comics superstar Scott Snyder and newcomer Tony Patrick take our young hero to new heights in this exciting miniseries with artwork by Cully Hamner.

$3.99

Posted January 03, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 12/27/2017

Phoenix Resurrection #1

PHOENIX RESURRECTION: RETURN OF JEAN GREY #1 (OF 5)

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Matthew Rosenberg (A/CA) Leinil Francis Yu
She will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes.
Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion – the one true Jean Grey is back!

Rated T+

$4.99

Posted December 26, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 12/20/2017

Marvel Two in One #1

MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #1

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Chip Zdarsky (A/CA) Jim Cheung

The Fate of the Four, Part 1

THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It’s the Marvel Universe reunion you’ve all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!). Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely change the lives of Johnny Storm and Ben Grimm? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!

Rated T

$3.99

Posted December 18, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 12/13/2017

The Wicked + The Divine Christmas Annual

WICKED & DIVINE CHRISTMAS ANNUAL #1

IMAGE COMICS

(W) Kieron Gillen (A) Kris Anka & Various (CA) Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson

JAMIE said “It’s a shame we never saw any of the gods’ early funtimes,” and KIERON said “Yeah,” and then they looked at each other, and then called all their talented friends to do a Christmas album of (mostly) fan service! Inanna and Baal getting it on! Lucifer and Sakhmet getting it on! Dionysus giving Baphomet a lift in a crappy car! And more! This one has it all.

$3.99

Posted December 11, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 12/6/2017

Venom, Inc. Alpha

Venom, Inc. Alpha

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Dan Slott, Mike Costa (A/CA) Ryan Stegman

VENOM INC. Part 1

Peter Parker, Eddie Brock and Flash Thompson have one major thing in common – the Venom symbiote changed all of their lives. The inky black alien life-form is doubling down on our heroes – and they’re not the only ones about to be put through the ringer. VENOM INC. kicks off here and rolls into AMAZING SPIDER-MAN & VENOM as a familiar face rises to new levels of villainy!

Rated T

$4.99

Posted December 04, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 11/29/2017

Batman: Creature of the Night #1

BATMAN CREATURE OF THE NIGHT #1 (OF 4)

DC COMICS

(W) Kurt Busiek (A/CA) John Paul Leon
Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save the day. But as grief and rage builds inside Bruce until he feels he can’t keep it inside anymore, something strange starts taking wing in the Gotham night! Perhaps Bruce’s grief isn’t inside him after all? Modern masters Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon unite for the spiritual companion to the beloved SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY, putting a new spin you’ve never seen before on the legend of Batman-and the dark emotions that drive him!

$5.99

Posted November 28, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 11/22/2017

Doomsday Clock #1

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1 (OF 12)

DC COMICS

(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank
DC Comics presents to you a 12-issue maxiseries from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson. You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers.

$4.99-$5.99 cover price

Posted November 20, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Employee Recommendations for 11/15/2017

Employee Recommendations
Welcome to the weekly Austin Books & Comics Employee Recommendations! Here you’ll find a roundup of our top picks for this week.

Follow us and the employees on Twitter for more New Comic Book Day (#NCBD) recommendations every Wednesday!

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IMPORTANT NOTE:

Some of these may not be in stock in the store, but we are more than happy to special order it for you.

Ty’s Picks

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Bug! The Adventures of Forager #5

Bug! The Adventures of Forager #5

Dark Fang #1

Dark Fang #1

Doctor Strange #381

Doctor Strange #381

Generation Gone #5

Generation Gone #5

Secret Warriors #8

Secret Warriors #8

World Reader TPB Volume 1

World Reader TPB Volume 1

X-Men Blue #15

X-Men Blue #15

Brandon’s Picks

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Babyteeth #6

Babyteeth #6

Batman #35

Batman #35

Batman Who Laughs

Batman Who Laughs

Batwoman #9

Batwoman #9

The Defenders #7

The Defenders #7

East of West #35

East of West #35

Minky Woodock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini

Minky Woodock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #297

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #297

Laura’s Picks

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Adrift

Adrift

Frau Faust Volume 2

Frau Faust Volume 2

Fresh Romance Volume 2

Fresh Romance Volume 2

Goldie Vance Volume 3

Goldie Vance Volume 3

Over the Garden Wall #20

Over the Garden Wall #20

Slumbering Beauty Volume 1

Slumbering Beauty Volume 1

Patrick’s Picks

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Amazing Spider-Man #791

Amazing Spider-Man #791

Bloodshot Salvation #3

Bloodshot Salvation #3

Star Wars: Captain Phasma TPB

Star Wars: Captain Phasma TPB

Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Star Wars: Darth Vader #8

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #14

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #14

Ninja-K #1

Ninja-K #1

The Mighty Thor #701

The Mighty Thor #701

WWE 2017 Survivor Series Special

WWE 2017 Survivor Series Special

Posted November 16, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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New Release Pick of the Week for 11/15/2017

Doctor Strange #381

DOCTOR STRANGE #381

MARVEL COMICS

(W) Donny Cates (A) Gabriel Hernandez Walta (CA) Michael Del Mundo

LOKI: SORCERER SUPREME Part 1

Evil is everywhere and the world needs the Sorcerer Supreme more than ever. But is the world ready for LOKI: SORCERER SUPREME? He has the cloak, the spells – he’s even got Zelma Stanton as his assistant (and possibly more?) – but is this the chance he needed to become a hero, or is the god of lies dangerously close to unlimited power? And what happened to STEPHEN STRANGE? PLUS: Includes 3 bonus MARVEL PRIMER PAGES!

Rated T+

$3.99

Be sure to come out from 5 PM – 8 PM this Wednesday and get your issue signed by writer Donny Cates!

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Posted November 13, 2017 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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