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Sidekick Store Special for 1/23/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Get what you can while you can…

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.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 21, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/16/2019

THE SIDEKICK IS CLOSING!

Get what you can while you can…

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 four weekends.

1/19 & 1/20 — 25% off Everything at Sidekick

The first SIDEKICK SALE will be this coming weekend, Saturday and Sunday 19th-20th. Everything will be 25% off — you’ll even get a slight round up on the trade paperbacks discount (63% off cover price.) Everything else is 25% off the already marked down / Sidekick price.

— Bagged sets will be moved Austin Books so get them the first week! —

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.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 14, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 1/9/2019

Star Wars Clone Wars: Strange Allies Digest

Emma HC

Marvel Comics

(W) Nancy Butler (A/CA) Janet Lee

Award-winning writer Nancy Butler – adapter of Marvel’s best-selling SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and PRIDE AND PREJUDICE – brings you another Jane Austen classic, breathing life into the author’s most precocious heroine, Emma Woodhouse. Discover what has made this story so enduring, as it’s retold in the Mighty Marvel Manner with the beautiful illustrations of Janet Lee! Collecting EMMA #1-5.

Cover Price $19.99

Sale Price $5.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 07, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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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

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted January 01, 2019 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/19/2018

Watching the Watchmen HC

Watching the Watchmen HC

Titan Comics

(W) Mike Essl & Various (A/CA) Dave Gibbons

A Previews Exclusive! Watchmen is one of the biggest-selling graphic novels ever. It has stayed constantly in print since 1987, remains a bestseller, and the film adaptation arrives in theaters in March 2009. Acclaimed as one of Time Magazine’s 100 best English-language novels since 1923, Watchmen is widely considered to be the greatest graphic novel ever. In Watching the Watchmen, artist Dave Gibbons gives his own account of the genesis of Watchmen, opening his archives to reveal the secrets behind the book’s creation with a stunning array of previously unpublished sketches, early script extracts, and exclusive photographs. Featuring the breathtaking design of Chip Kidd and Mike Essl, Watching the Watchmen is both a major art book and the definitive companion to the graphic novel that changed an industry. This special edition will feature an exclusive variant cover, a signature page from Dave Gibbons featuring unseen archive art, and a set of eight wrapped art cards drawn from Gibbons’s
Watchmen archive.

Cover Price $50.00

Sale Price $10.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted December 17, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/12/2018

Batman Year One Hundred TPB

Batman Year One Hundred TPB

DC Comics

(W/A/CA) Paul Pope

Collecting the acclaimed 4-issue miniseries by visionary creator Paul Pope (SOLO)! In Gotham City, 2039, a federal agent is murdered, leaving the Batman, a forgotten icon from the past, wanted for the murder. And as a special bonus, Pope’s “Berlin Batman” story set in 1939, from BATMAN CHRONICLES

448 PGS./Rated T+

Cover Price $19.99

Sale Price $6.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted December 11, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 12/5/2018

Avengers Heroic Age by Bendis HC

Avengers Heroic Age by Bendis HC

Marvel Comics

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Stuart Immonen & Various

Brian Michael Bendis brings the Avengers out of the darkness and into a new Heroic Age! Recent events have sundered Iron Man, Thor and Captain America’s long friendship. But when unstable magics cast the heroes-at-odds into the scattered Nine Realms, they quickly realize the world is not how it should be. Can they come together and put it right? Then, as the three heroes reassemble the Avengers, Kang returns from the future bearing ill tidings of a force so powerful even he can’t conquer it! Plus: When the forces of evil begin literally dropping out of the sky, and even Marvel’s master mystics are powerless to stop them, Luke Cage and his New Avengers must step up!

Collecting AVENGERS (2010) #1-6, AVENGERS PRIME #1-5 and NEW AVENGERS (2010) #1-6.

448 PGS./Rated T+

Cover Price $39.99

Sale Price $8.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted December 03, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Sidekick Store Special for 11/28/2018

Captain America: Forever Allies HC

Captain America: Forever Allies HC

Marvel Comics

(W) Roger Stern (A) Various (CA) Lee Weeks

CAPTAIN AMERICA’S IN A RACE ACROSS THE WORLD TO SOLVE A MYSERY FROM WORLD WAR II! James “Bucky” Barnes has led many lives. Once he was Captain America’s partner Bucky, a proud member of the Invaders, a founder of the original Young Allies. Now he is Captain America, the Sentinel of Liberty, and when an old enemy suddenly reappears, Jim must re-open the last, unsolved case of the Young Allies — to stop a menace that threatens the world! Roger Stern (AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) travels from World War II with Nick Dragotta (X-MEN FIRST CLASS) to the modern age with Marco Santucci (SIEGE: SPIDER-MAN) to tell a time-tossed epic tale of mystery, intrigue, and high adventure! Also includes a special bonus reprint of the classic YOUNG ALLIES #1.

Collecting CAPTAIN AMERICA: FOREVER ALLIES #1-4, YOUNG ALLIES COMICS 70TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 and YOUNG ALLIES #1.

184 PGS./Rated A

Cover Price $24.99

Sale Price $6.00

 

The Weekend Special

Stop in for ANOTHER sale special and tune in to our Sidekick Facebook page for more information.

Check out the latest new release pick of the week!

Posted November 26, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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Black Friday Sales and Specials!

Black Friday Sale at Austin Books and Comics
We are closed Thanksgiving day at all four stores, but we’ll be open early Friday for truly amazing deals.

Black Friday, November 23rd

8am – Noon — be in line to check out by Noon for these amazing deals!
 

Austin Books

  • Three for the Price of Two on all graphic novels & manga
  • 60% off bagged and boarded back issues and variant covers ($20 or less) — excludes this week’s new release books
  • Three for the Price of Two all toys including Pops
  • 20% off all statues, Hot Toys, 1/6th Scale Figures

 

Guzu Gallery

  • Select items marked 25-50% off – including blind boxes, designer toys, import figures, art prints and more. Guzu’s biggest sale ever! Be here early for the best deals and selection!

 

Outlaw Moon

  • Three for the Price of Two Collectible Card Game Packs
  • Select Games 50% OFF
  • Non-Display Case Toys 50% OFF
  • Select Used Games ‘As Is’ for $5 – $10

 

The Sidekick

  • Four for the Price of One Dollar Comics
  • Three for the Price of One $5 Comics
  • Two for the Price of One Showcase Comics
  • Three for the Price of Two Bagged Sets
  • Three for the Price of Two Graphic Novels, Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, Manga and Art Books (at 50% off)
  • Two for the Price of One Diamond Vinimates
  • Two for the Price of One Eaglemoss Figures, Ships, Batmobiles
  • Two for the Price of One Plush — freshly restocked!
  • Two for the Price of One Funko Dorbz
  • Two for the Price of One Glassware, Bottle Openers, and other Kitchenware — freshly restocked!
  • Two for the Price of One Posters — freshly restocked!
  • Three for the Price of Two Minimates Figures — freshly restocked!
  • Three for the Price of Two Marvel and Diamond Gallery PVC Statues
  • Three for the Price of Two Toys INCLUDING MARVEL SELECT FIGURES — freshly restocked!

 

Noon – Close Black Friday, November 23rd, All Day Saturday, All Day Sunday

Austin Books

  • Four for the Price of Three on all Graphic Novels & Manga
  • Four for the Price of Three all Toys including Pops
  • 10% off all statues and Hot Toys
  • 50% off bagged and boarded back issues and variant covers ($20 or less) — excludes
  • this week’s new release books

 

Guzu Gallery

  • Select items marked 25-50% off – including blind boxes, designer toys, import figures, art prints and more. Guzu’s biggest sale ever! Be here early for the best deals and selection!

 

Outlaw Moon

  • Five for the Price of Four Collectible Card Game Packs
  • Select Games 50% OFF
  • Non-Display Case Toys 50% OFF
  • Select Used Games ‘As Is’ for $5 – $10

 

The Sidekick

  • Three for the Price of One Dollar Comics
  • Two for the Price of Two $5 Comics
  • Three for the Price of Two Showcase Comics
  • Four for the Price of Three Bagged Sets
  • Four for the Price of Three Graphic Novels, Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, Manga and Art Books
  • Three for the Price of Two Diamond Vinimates
  • Three for the Price of Two Eaglemoss Figures, Ships, Batmobiles
  • Three for the Price of Two Plush
  • Three for the Price of Two Dorbz
  • Three for the Price of Two Glassware, Bottle Openers, and other Kitchenware
  • Three for the Price of Two Posters
  • Three for the Price of Two Minimates Figures
  • Three for the Price of Two Marvel and Diamond Gallery PVC Statues
  • Four for the Price of Three Toys INCLUDING MARVEL SELECT

 

PLUS+ A SIDEWALK SALE — Like our $5 Sales but prices starting at $1

Plan ahead, and we’ll see you on Black Friday!

Sale prices / discounts cannot be combined.

Posted November 19, 2018 by Patrick the ABC Web Guy

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