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
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
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
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.
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!
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.
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New Release Pick of the Week
Spider-Man #1 (OF 5)
(W) J. J. Abrams, Henry Abrams (A) Sara Pichelli (CA) Chip Kidd
WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The Modern Master of Mystery Makes His Marvel this September!
Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 1:29pm @FatAdam Thanks! We have a reaction team for unplanned delays like that. Years of experience of speed unpacking, counting, pulling, cover blending (for the tons of variant covers,) and running them out to the shelves!