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Central Texas’ biggest, longest-running comics and pop culture retailer, Austin Books & Comics has been helping fans discover their favorite comics since 1977.  Austin Books is a multiple Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retail finalist, and was inducted into the Austin Chronicle's 'Best Of'’ Hall of Fame.  The Austin Chronicle has referred to Austin Books & Comics as “the Library of Alexandria of comics,” while Ain’t It Cool News says that Austin Books is the “one-stop shop for anything comic related.”

Austin Books & Comics

5002 N Lamar Blvd
Mon/ Tues/ Thurs/ Fri   11am - 7pm
New Comics Wednesday   9am - 8pm
Sat   10am - 7pm
Sun   Noon - 6pm

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10 Best Comic Stores in America, According to DC and Marvel Writer Cullen Bunn via Playboy

The 20 Coolest Comic Shops in America - Greenlabel

America's Best Comic Book Shops - Travel + Leisure

Becky Cloonan visits Austin Books!

Patton Oswalt loves Austin Books - Laughspin

Patton also tells Marvel Comics that Austin Books i pretty great

Top Independent Bookstores in Austin - Texas Book Festival

Female Fans Give Boost to Comic Book Publishers, Austin Books talks to Businessweek

The Austinot checks out Austin Books

Austin Books on Gallivant

Friends at Austin Books on Vine

Best Comic Book Store - The Austin Chronicle

Visit our next door art space, Guzu Gallery!

On the weekends, check out our discount comics superstore - The Sidekick Store!