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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!

STAPLE! Pre-Party @ Austin Books

on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 19:53

STAPLE! Pre-Party @ Austin Books
Friday, February 28th • 7 - 10pm

Brian Posehn @ Austin Books & Comics

on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 19:52

Meet the actor, comedian and writer of Marvel Comics' Deadpool at Austin Books!
Saturday, March 1st • Noon - 2pm

Brian Posehn will be at Austin Books signing his Deadpool comics and graphic novels!  We're thrilled to have the comedian join us for an early afternoon of fun worthy of the Merc with a Mouth!

Signatures are free!  But due to time restraints, there will be no more than one outside item allowed in the store per person. If you plan on bringing in an outside item, please check it in with the Austin Books employee at the door.
  Cameras are welcome, but we ask that you don't ask for

Don Hertzfeldt @ Austin Books

on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 21:58

Don Hertzfeldt Signing "The End of the World"
Saturday, February 15th • 3 - 4pm

Austin Books & Comics Ladies Night

on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 21:52

Austin Books & Comics Ladies Night
Thursday, February 27th • 7pm

Kate Leth @ Austin Books

on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 21:50

Meet the creator of Kate or Die, and get her new Adventure Time OGN before release!
RESCHEDULED - Thursday, February 27th • 5 - 7pm

Austin Books Labor Day Weekend Sale

on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 18:25

It's almost here... the Austin Books & Comics 36th Anniversary Sale!

For one extended Labor Day weekend every year, we have crazy sales at Austin Books, Guzu Gallery and The Sidekick Store. And this year promises to be the biggest yet, with additional surprises coming soon.  OMG!


Austin Books will have...
50% OFF Back Issues
(Showcase and wall stock not eligible)

50% OFF Variant Covers

Special discounts at Guzu Gallery, details TBA

Ridiculously LOWER prices at The Sidekick Store, details TBA

...more info coming soon!


Sale Schedule

Thursday, August 29th   8pm - 11pm - Preview Night

Steampunk Day @ Austin Books

on Fri, 07/12/2013 - 19:45

We're celebrating the release of the new Humanoids hardcover graphic novel Clockwerx by inviting all steampunks, cogglers, and chrononauts to Austin Books on Saturday, July 13th from Noon to 4pm. Get your gear on!

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth

on Tue, 06/25/2013 - 19:13

We'll be joined by artist Matt Frank on Wednesday, June 26th from 4 to 7pm for the release of his new comic, Godzilla: Rulers of Earth #1! He's been eating, living, and breathing kaiju all his life, so stop by and ask him anything about any giant monster ever! He probably knows the answer.

Free Comic Book Day 2013

on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 00:34

Saturday, May 4th from 8am to 7pm is our biggest, craziest day of the year - FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!  You don't want to miss it!

Those of you that have joined us in previous years for the comic book world's own holiday know what to expect, but for the newbies, here's the day in a nutshell.

You'll wait in line (not that long, we have a good system) at the giant tent we have set up in front of the store and choose 10 FREE COMICS from all the FCBD selections available for yourself.  There's a large selection available this year (over 50!) - but even that isn't enough for us.