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New Release Pick of the Week for 5/15/2019

LAST STOP ON RED LINE #1 (OF 4)

LAST STOP ON RED LINE #1 (OF 4)

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Paul Maybury (A/CA) Sam Lotfi

Detective Migdalia Torres investigates a vicious strangling on a Boston subway car with no feasible leads. As potential evidence produces dead ends, Migdalia inadvertently takes in a vagrant named Yusef who may have a supernatural connection to the crime at hand.

Writer Paul Maybury and illustrator Sam Lotfi bring a horrific murder mystery to Dark Horse!

Meet Artist Sam Lofti Wednesday 1-3 PM!

$3.99

Posted May 13, 2019 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/2/2019

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Ryder Windham (A/CA) Ben Dewey

With so many Jedi Generals occupied with the Clone Wars, assignments that would usually go to Knights or Masters are falling to Jedi in training in this case, masterless Padawan Nuru Kungurama. Accompanied by his squad of clone troopers and a hulking swoop biker named Gizz, Nuru”s job begins as a routine protection detail, but soon evolves to include a mystery massacre, the hijacking of a space freighter, and the kidnapping of a group of orphaned younglings! The characters from The Clone Wars: Secret Missions novels for young readers make the leap to comics pages in this full-length, standalone tale!
Watchmen archive.

Cover Price $7.99

Sale Price $2.00

 

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Posted January 01, 2019 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week for 10/3/2018

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion #1

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion #1

Dark Horse Comics

(W) Gerard Way (A) Gabriel Ba, Nick Filardi (CA) Gabriel Ba
Faced with an increasing number of lunatics with superpowers eager to face off with his own wunderkind brood, Sir Reginald Hargreeves developed the ultimate solution …

Now, just a few years after Hargreeves’s death, his Umbrella Academy is scattered. Number Five is a hired gun, Kraken is stalking big game, Rumor is dealing with the wreckage of her marriage, a rotund Spaceboy runs around the streets of Tokyo, Vanya continues her physical therapy after being shot in the head-and no one wants to even mention Seance until issue #2.

With a Netflix series soon to debut, the award-winning and best-selling superhero series returns, stranger than ever-

And their past is coming back to hunt them.

$3.99

 

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Posted October 01, 2018 by Patrick

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Sidekick Store Special for 2/14/2018

Baltimore: The Plague Ships

BALTIMORE TP VOL 01 THE PLAGUE SHIPS

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden (A) Ben Stenbeck (CA) Mike Mignola

After a devastating plague ends World War I, Europe is suddenly flooded with vampires. Lord Henry Baltimore, a soldier determined to wipe out the monsters, fights his way through bloody battlefields, ruined plague ships, exploding zeppelins, and submarine graveyards, on the hunt for the creature who’s become his obsession.

Cover Price $18.99

Sale Price $5.00 each

 

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Posted February 12, 2018 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week for 3/15/2017

Neil Gaiman's American Gods: Shadows #1

NEIL GAIMAN AMERICAN GODS SHADOWS #1

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (A) P. Craig Russell (CA) Glenn Fabry

NEIL GAIMAN! P. CRAIG RUSSELL! SCOTT HAMPTON! Shadow Moon just got out of jail, only to discover his wife is dead. Defeated, broke, and uncertain as to where to go from here, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday, who employs him to serve as his bodyguard – thrusting Shadow into a deadly world of the supernatural, where ghosts of the past come back from the dead, and a brewing war between old and new gods hits a boiling point. The Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula award-winning novel and upcoming Starz television series by Neil Gaiman is adapted as a comic series for the first time!

$3.99

Posted March 13, 2017 by Patrick

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Gene Ha Signing at Austin Books

Mae

Saturday, January 28

1 PM – 5 PM

We’re excited to announce Gene Ha will be joining us on Saturday, January 28th for the release party of his new Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Mae vol. 1!

Stop in and get your copy signed, and hear him talk about the creative process. Gene Ha is an incredibly friendly creator… he even does free quick sketches for kids! be sure not to miss out!

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Posted January 02, 2017 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week for 11/16/2016

Ether #1

ETHER #1

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W) Matt Kindt (A/CA) David Rubin
A science-minded adventurer gets mixed up in the mysteries of a fantasy world in this charming new adventure from an award-winning creative team. Boone Dias is an interdimensional explorer, a scientist from Earth who has stumbled into great responsibility. He’s got an explanation for everything, so of course the Ether’s magical residents turn to him to solve their toughest crimes. But maybe keeping the real and the abstract separate is too big a job for just one man.

  • From New York Times best-selling author Matt Kindt (MIND MGMT, Past Aways, Super Spy, Dept. H, Divinity).
  • Stunning artwork from David Rubín!
  • Variant cover by Jeff Lemire!

$3.99

Posted November 15, 2016 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week for 8/3/2016

Lady Killer #1

LADY KILLER 2 #1

DARK HORSE COMICS

(W/A/CA) Joëlle Jones
The killer housewife is back! The Schuller family has moved to Cocoa Beach, Florida, where life carries on as usual. Josie continues to juggle Tupperware parties, her kids, and a few human heads. However, when someone from her past tails her on a hit, she may be in for more than she bargained for.

“Lady Killer is worth its weight in gold for the art alone, but the enigmatic Josie Schuller is the real appeal.”-Newsarama

“A level of violence that can only be described as Mad Men’s Betty Draper meets Dexter.”-Comic Book Resources

$3.99

Posted August 02, 2016 by Patrick

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New Release Pick of the Week

HELLIONS #1 DX

MARVEL COMICS
(W) Zeb Wells (A/CA) Stephen Segovia
BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they’d have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold… but they didn’t plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child, Empath, Nanny, Orphanmaker, Psylocke…and Havok?! Under Sinister’s direction, they are sure to become productive members of mutant society. Writer Zeb Wells (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, NEW MUTANTS) and artist Stephen Segovia (WOLVERINE: MANIFEST DESTINY, SUPERIOR CARNAGE) bring you the team you’re going to hate to love!
Rated T+

$4.99

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