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!
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.
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.
Join us this month to talk about Jen Wang’s The Prince and The Dressmaker! All ages friendly
New York Times-bestselling cartoonist (In Real Life) Jen Wang turns her pen to a tale of young love, identity, and fairy-tale endings.
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:
Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride-or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia-the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!
Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances-one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend? Jen Wang weaves an exuberantly romantic tale of identity, young love, art, and family. A fairy tale for any age, The Prince and the Dressmaker will steal your heart.
Join us for our next book club as we talk about Saladin Ahmed and Christian Ward’s Black Bolt!
The king of the Inhumans has been imprisoned! But where? Why has he been jailed? And who could be powerful enough to hold the uncanny Black Bolt? The answers will shock you – and Blackagar Boltagon as well! For if he is to learn the truth, he must first win a fight to the death against a fellow inmate: the Absorbing Man! As a prison revolt begins, Death’s Head enters the fray – but is he there to help, or to hunt? And who – or what – is the warden of this strange place? Whatever it is, the Jailer knows only penance and fear. And soon, so will the Silent King! Award-winning sci-fi writer Saladin Ahmed crafts a story fit for the mind-bending art of Christian Ward! Collecting BLACK BOLT #1-6.
Join us this month as we talk about Omega Men from Tom King and Barnaby Bagenda!
The Omega Men are back in an all-new series! They’ve murdered White Lantern Kyle Rayner, and now the universe wants them to pay! Who are these intergalactic criminals-and is there more to their actions than meets the eye? The entire, acclaimed 12-issue series is collected here!
Join us this month as we talk about Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque’s Huck! This Tuesday, April 24th from 6:30 to 7:30.
In a quiet seaside town, a gas station clerk named Huck secretly uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. When his story leaks, a media firestorm erupts, bringing him uninvited fame. As pieces of Huck’s past begin to resurface, it’s no longer clear who his friends are-or whose lives may be in danger.
Callie was born with a bad heart. After it ruined her life, she went looking for a miracle: a heart transplant. Now she’s got a brand new heart, but she’s still stuck with a crappy job, crappy boyfriend, and crappy prospects.
Enter Mercer, a mystery man who gets Callie’s heart beating like crazy. As her behavior changes and their flirting deepens, Mercer reveals he’s her heart donor. Only Callie can see, speak to, and touch him – and he’s in love with her, a love she feels just as strongly.
A master thief when he died, Mercer offers to teach Callie his criminal ways and how to turn them against her old job and kick off a nationwide crime spree. Hunted by the FBI and popping heart meds to stay alive, Callie will find out that nothing’s as scary as two people in love with nothing to lose.
Covering: Heartthrob vol 1 (Chris Sebela & Robert Wilson IV, Oni)
Next up: Doom Patrol vol 1 (Gerard Way & Nick Derington, DC Young Animal)
Book club meets the last Tuesday of every month. Everyone is welcome!
Join us this month for All Ages Book Club! January’s Book – Mega Princess, by writer Kelly Thompson and artist Brianne Drouhard.
On Princess Maxine Titan’s 10th birthday, her fairy godmother grants her the powers of every princess, from speaking to animals to sensing a pea under a ton of mattresses. Max is more interested in being a detective than a princess, but when her baby brother goes missing, she’ll have to combine her princess powers with her sleuthing prowess to get him back!
ABC QBC is meeting again to talk about Motor Crush! It’s important to note that this month will NOT be all ages!
The team behind the critically acclaimed revamp of Batgirl returns with an exciting sci-fi action-adventure series! By day, Domino Swift competes for fame & fortune in a worldwide motorcycle racing league. By night, she cracks heads of rival gangs in brutal bike wars to gain possession of a rare, valuable contraband: an engine-boosting “machine narcotic” known as Crush.
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[...]
Rent’s too high, so The Sidekick (and only The Sidekick) is going away for a bit. We will be shutting it down in four stages. Everything must go. Starting this week we will closed Monday through Friday and open only the following weekends.
Closed until Saturday, 2/2.
2/2 & 2/3 — 50% off Everything at Sidekick
We will reopen February 2nd and 3rd and everything will be 50% off (trade paperbacks will be 75% off cover price.) Everything else is 50% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.
2/9 & 2/10 — 75% off Everything at Sidekick
We return February 9th and 10th, when everything is 75% off. GNs & TPBs are 88% off cover price. Everything else is 75% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.
2/16 & 2/17 — Everything $1 or Bulk Priced
The final weekend will be February 16th and 17th. Everything leftover will be $1 or bulk priced in value boxes.