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Employee Recommendations for 6/21/2017

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

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Ty’s Picks

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Normals #2

Normals #2

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man #1

Silver Surfer #12

Silver Surfer #12

Nick Fury #3

Nick Fury #3

Daredevil #22

Daredevil #22

Top Pick:

God Country #6

God Country #6


The end to an epic mini. Family, texas, swords, and god battles. Donny Cates and Geof Shaw made a masterpiece.

Laura’s Picks

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Heartthrob Season 2 #1

Heartthrob Season 2 #1

Lumberjanes Special Faire & Square

Lumberjanes Special Faire & Square

The Big Bad Fox

The Big Bad Fox

An Apple and an Adventure

An Apple and an Adventure

The Royal Tutor Volume 1

The Royal Tutor Volume 1

Top Pick:

Space Battle Lunchtime TPB Volume 2

Space Battle Lunchtime TPB Volume 2


SPACE BATTLE LUNCHTIME VOL 2 this is not a drill. Natalie is one of my absolute faves and go read the now finished Snarlbear if you haven’t.

Patrick’s Picks

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Avengers TPB Volume 1

Avengers TPB Volume 1

Ultimates 2 #8

Ultimates 2 #8

Star Wars: Darth Vader #2

Star Wars: Darth Vader #2

Rapture #2

Rapture #2

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #3

Britannia: We Who Are About To Die #3

Top Pick:

USAvengers #7

USAvengers #7


USAvengers is the latest in the line of Al Ewing’s wonderful Avengers books (Mighty, Cap and Mighty, New). Thoroughly weird, thoroughly charming, and thoroughly great.

Brandon’s Picks

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Batman #25

Batman #25

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #4

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #4

The Wild Storm #5

The Wild Storm #5

The Old Guard #5

The Old Guard #5

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra TPB Volume 1

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra TPB Volume 1

Top Pick:

Shirtless Bear Fighter #1

Shirtless Bear Fighter #1


What else can I say about Shirtless Bear Fighter besides “shirtless bear fighter”? A sendup of 80s action heroes, it begins almost like the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic Commando, except with a guy who’s really good at fighting bears. Why is he so good at fighting bears? FIND OUT HERE! Ludicrous, absolutely ridiculous, and a lot of fun.

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Posted June 22, 2017 by Patrick

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