Showing posts from 2019

Christmas with The Kryptonian Thought-Beast - 2019!

Tweet at us: Brandon Z at Austin Books and Comics -  @ComicBookBrando Ryan -  @melbotis To see images of most of the comics discussed, and links with further info about our recommendations, scroll on down.   Brandon Z and Ryan talk about how comics have embraced Christmas over the years, from the cute to the weird and everything in-between. We also make some practical recommendations for folks who want to gift some comics this holiday season. Recommendations:  General Joe Hill's DC Comics line Y: The Last Man 100 Bullets Fables The Sandman Watchmen Batman Batman: Year One Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Batman: The Long Halloween Batman:  Court Of Owls Storyline Batman:  Tom King's run Batman: The Killing Joke Adventure Time by Brandon! For Kids Bone Amulet Dog Man Raina Telgemeir comics Adult Comic Strips Kate Beaton/ Hark, a Vagrant! Perry Bible Fellowship War Comics Red Baron comics War Stori

Secret Origins: Brandon Zuern - Episode 002

It's the launch of "Secret Origins", where we talk to comic-folk about how they got into comics and how they got to where they're at as collector, creator, comic retail pro, etc, et al. We start off by visiting with the manager of what's been our longtime LCS (Local Comic Shop, for you new kids). Get to know Comic Book Brando , our own Brandon Z! Learn about Austin Books and Comics , its sister stores, and two guys discussing the winding paths to comics fandom. The Center of Austin Fandom below...! the exterior of Outlaw Moon Vintage TIE Fighter I *loved* this playset as a kid Guzu Gallery Ye Olde vintage sign Austin Books and Comics proper The Showcase Comics area Graphic novels and collections a variety of comics, graphic novels, etc.. indie, Manga, kids, etc... new releases by Big Two and genre Hulk, back issues and (if you look) Silver Surfer There's also an area for toys, another for