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For the Title: Championship Wish Edition Signing

on Sat, 06/13/2015 - 20:27

Ohhhhh yeeeeaaah!  Macho Ghost here, and I'm here to tell ya about the hottest attraction in the world, yeah.  For the Title stars me and Warrior, and we're gonna get the title and claim the Championship Wish. We're the cream of the crop, there ain't none better, no.  Get your hands and eyes on the new hardcover collection of For the Title: Championship Wish Edition from Austin Books & Comics.  If ya do it on Saturday, June 27th from 11 in the am to 4pm, you'll get to meet the formidable comic creating tag team of Lance Schibi and Austin Green.  You can even get your book signed, too.

AB Book Club IV - Batman: The Long Halloween

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 23:30

Batman: The Long Halloween, a 13-issue run by Jeff Loeb and Tim Sale, is one of our favorite Batman stories!

Join us as we continue the Austin Books & Comics Book Club on June 30th from 6:30-7:30. We'll be meeting at our sister store Outlaw Moon Games & Toys, Austin's mecca for tabletop games, vintage toys and all things dice-y.

What is AB Book Club? It's a gathering of people who have recently read the book. We then sit and discuss various aspects, our reactions and reflections on the comic. Conversation is free and easy.

Then in July, Greg Rucka's Lazarus #1-9!

For updates and a

Meet Armada author Ernest Cline

on Sat, 06/13/2015 - 19:24

We're thrilled to welcome back our friend, author Ernest Cline!  On Saturday, August 1st from 12 - 3pm, Ernie will be signing copies of his new book, Armada.  and we hear he's bringing his famous DeLorean, Ecto-88!

For updates and a reminder, join our Armada Facebook event page.


High school student Zack Lightman is daydreaming through another boring math class, with just one more month to go until graduation and freedom—if he can make it that long without getting suspended again. Then he glances out his classroom window and spots the flying saucer.

The Disciples #1 Exclusive Print

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 23:06

We're celebrating the new Black Mask title by Steve Niles and Christopher Mitten with two exclusive art prints from Guzu Gallery, available on Wednesday, June 10th at 9am!

The Disciples
Artist: Christopher Mitten

Both editions are 24" x 36" screen prints signed by The Disciples writer, Steve Niles. The regular version sells for $35 and is numbered in an edition of 55 on  Speckletone paper.    The variant version sells for $50 and is numbered in an edition of 25 on black paper. 

About The Disciples:
Dagmar, Rick, and Jules, intrepid private eyes/bounty hunters, have been hired by a high


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

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