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Book Club – Immortal Hulk

Immortal Hulk

Tuesday, October 29th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Let’s get in the Halloween spirit with Marvel’s best HORROR COMIC!
(in case you didn’t know, Bruce Banner died. this comic is…)

THE RETURN OF BRUCE BANNER!

You know Bruce Banner. He’s quiet, calm, never complains. He’s a man who believes he can use the darkest elements of his personality to do good in the world. If someone were to shoot him in the head… All he’d do is die. But the horror lives deeper. A horror that refuses to die.

When night falls something other than the man gets up again.

The horror is the Immortal Hulk.

COLLECTING: IMMORTAL HULK 1-5, MATERIAL FROM AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER 684

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Posted October 17, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Monstress

Monstress Volume 1

Tuesday, August 27th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both and make them the target of both human and otherworldly powers.

And if you like awards:

  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Writer
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Painter/Multimedia Artist
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Continuing Series
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Publication for Teens
  • 2018 Eisner Award winner, Best Cover Artist
  • 2018 Harvey Award winner, Book of the Year
  • 2018 Hugo Award winner, Best Graphic Story
  • 2018 British Fantasy Award winner, Best Comic/Graphic Novel
  • 2018, 2016, 2015 Entertainment Weekly’s The Best Comic Books of the Year
  • 2018, Newsweek’s Best Comic Books of the Year
  • 2018, The Washington Post’s 10 Best Graphic Novels of the Year
  • 2018, Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of the Year
  • 2018, YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens
  • 2018, Thrillist’s Best Comics & Graphic Novels of the Year
  • 2018, Powell’s Best Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Graphic Novels of the Year

YOW.

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Posted August 07, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Prism Stalker

Prism Stalker

Tuesday, July 30th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Far from the border of colonized space, a newly discovered planet teems violently with strange psychic life and puzzling telekinetic ecology. Vep, a refugee raised away from her devastated home planet as an indentured citizen in a foreign colony, is taken by a private military firm to assist in settling the new planet. What awaits her will test the limits of her will as she grapples with the strange power the planet exerts over her…

If you like Sailor Moon and Cronenberg-esque sci-fi, you’ll love PRISM STALKER!
Collects PRISM STALKER #1-5

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Posted July 01, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Thanos Wins

Thanos Wins

Tuesday, June 27th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Ask the most powerful beings in the Marvel Universe how they fear the universe will end, and in their most honest moment, they will answer with two words: “Thanos wins.”

We’ll be discussing the grim, yet frequently funny, nightmare future of the marvel universe. Featuring the first appearance of the sensational character find of 2017, Cosmic Ghost Rider! Written by Donny Cates with art by Geoff Shaw

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Posted June 19, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Mister Miracle

Mister Miracle #1

Tuesday, May 28th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

The biggest book of 2018. From Tom King, the writer of The Vision, Omega Men, and Batman, with his Sheriff of Babylon co-creator, Mitch Gerads. Covers by Gerads and Nick Derrington.

The greatest escape artist in the universe faces war with Darkseid, the mundane cages of everyday life, and the greatest trap of all, his own mortality. Also staring fan-favorite female fury BIG BARDA!

Collecting Mister Miracle 1-12. Available now in softcover, with a limited, comic store only hardcover coming out this month.

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Posted May 06, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Book Club – Captain Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Hero

Captain Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Hero

Tuesday, March 26th

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Carol Danvers has a new codename and is determined to prove herself the best of the best! She’s forging a new future for herself as Captain Marvel, but finds that she still can’t walk away from a challenge from her past! The first stories of the iconic Kelly Sue Deconnick run! HIGHER, FURTHER, FASTER, MORE!

Captain Marvel: Earth’s Mightiest Hero vol. 1 (CAPTAIN MARVEL (2012) 1-12)

Be careful with this one, as there were multiple renumberings for this run!

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Posted March 21, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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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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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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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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