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The Great Fables Wake

on Tue, 07/28/2015 - 00:06

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THE GREAT FABLES WAKE was a blast!

Our signing for Fables #150 had to be a little bit bigger and a little bit better than your average comic store signing - THREE DAYS bigger in this case.  We had many guests, panels, events, contests with prizes, and special exclusives to the special gathering!

Who was at The Great Fables Wake?

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BILL WILLINGHAM, who wrote the series, and most of the Fables spin-offs.

 

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MATT STURGES, who co-wrote the Jack of Fables series, and is currently co-writing The Wolf Among Us adaptation of the Telltale video game.

 

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DAVE JUSTUS, who is co-writing The Wolf Among Us, with

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.  It's in stock now, and the copies are all signed by the formidable comic creating tag team of Lance Schibi and Austin Green.  DIG IT!

Meet Armada author Ernest Cline

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

Thanks again for joining us for Ernie Cline's in-store signing of his new book, Armada with his famous DeLorean, Ecto-88!

About ARMADA:

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. At first, Zack thinks he’s going crazy.  A minute later, he’s sure of it.

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

Black River Signing with Josh Simmons

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 22:48

Cartoonist Josh Simmons will be joining us on Friday, June 5th to sign copies of his latest graphic novel, Black River.  We're thrilled that he made us his Austin stop as part of his promotional tour.  Stop in to get your copy signed and talk about his work in comics!

About Black River:
Josh Simmons (The Furry Trap, House) returns with a full-length graphic novel about a bedraggled group making their way through a post-apocalyptic world in search of some sort of civilization. Along the way, they encounter fools, lunatics, murderous sadists and also visit a comedy club.

Valhalla Mad #1 Signing with Paul Maybury

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 21:52

Artist Paul Maybury stopped by to sign coopies of the first issue of his new Image Comics series - Valhalla Mad!  Stop by and get one for your collection!

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 2nd!

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

Free Comic Book Day 2015 was a huge success.  Thank you for all your support!

Farel Dalrymple @ Austin Books

on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 23:20

Cartoonist Farel Dalrymple was in-store signing his new graphic novel The Wrenchies on Monday, November 10th!

 

Bio:

Farel Dalrymple is a cartoonist and his brand new book, The Wrenchies, from First Second Books is an original 304-page watercolor comic book/graphic novel. Delusional, (Adhouse, 2013)  is a collection of personal work, comic short stories, illustrations, and sketches.  Farel was also the artist on Omega the Unknown (Marvel Comics), for author Jonathan Lethem.  His creator owned comic book, Pop Gun War was a Xeric Grant recipient and won a gold medal from The Society of

Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe Signing

on Tue, 09/23/2014 - 18:13

 

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014, we were joined by Yumi Sakugawa to celebrate the release of her new book, Your Illustrated Guide to Becoming One with the Universe

 

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For - Texas Premiere

on Fri, 08/15/2014 - 18:22

Thank you for joining Austin Books & Comics on August 20th, 2014 for the Texas premiere of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, hosted by the Austin Film Society!

Director Robert Rodriguez was in attendance, along with musician Steven Tyler.  We're ready to revisit the gritty, violent world of Frank Miller's graphic novels brought to the big screen.  And now the wait is over!

Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller's visually stunning Sin City graphic novels back to the screen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR.

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