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Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 2nd!

on Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:31

Free Comic Book Day @ Austin Books & Comics

Saturday, May 2nd   8am - 7pm


It's sneaking up fast... FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Our biggest day of the year approaches, and we're going to have over 30,000 comics to give out from 8am to 7pm on what has become the annual comic shop holiday!

Everyone gets to choose 10 from dozens and dozens of free comics, from all ages material to comics kicking off the newest story arcs, first issues of the hottest new titles, and more!

We'll also have artist signings (announcing soon in our weekly email list), door prize drawings, costumes, a coloring sheet for


on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 22:14

The Sidekick store has been relocated to the same shopping center building as the rest of the Austin Books & Comics empire.  Now just a brief, refreshing walk through the sweltering Texas heat is necessary for you to complete your superfecta of air-conditioned oases: The Sidekick StoreOutlaw Moon Games & ToysGuzu Gallery, and, of course, Austin Books Prime.  

New Address: 
5000 N Lamar Blvd, Suite 107 
(more on Capitol Court than Lamar)
Austin, TX 78751

New and More Hours: 
Wed9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

So the next time

Sex Criminals - Ltd. Ed. Screen Prints by Chip Zdarsky

on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 19:13

Hey folks! We have some fantastic news to share. Our sister store, Guzu Gallery, has teamed up with Chip Zdarsky & Matt Fraction to release a limited edition screen print featuring artwork from their critically acclaimed comic book series, Sex Criminals (published by Image Comics). USA Today called it the best new series of 2013, while Time Magazine rated it the #1 comic of the year!

ABC - We're Always Buying Comics

on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 21:13

Bring in your comics and collectibles for cash or credit!

If you've ever been to Austin Books & Comics, you know we love back issues.  And we're always buying to add to our collection of over a quarter-million classic comics!

Have a collection that's been lying around?  Found a stash of cool, old comics in the closet?  We're happy to look at any collection and make an offer for it, based on our needs and the condition of the comics.

We buy any comics, vintage toys (early 1980s or before preferred), movie posters (classic movies from mid 1980s or before), classic Universal Monsters merchandise,