The Center of Austin Fandom

The Center of Austin Fandom is a collection of stores on North Lamar Blvd encompassing over 13,000 s

Photos from The Center of Austin Fandom's post 09/12/2022

Coming soon to the ABC Sidekick Event Space:

September 24th 10-7pm

One book for a super-discounted price. Two books for one low price. Consecutive issues for a great deal. Full series sets green stickered!

Figurative tons of stuff never offered before!!


Monday is the FINAL DAY of the Anniversary Sale!

We don't have another sale scheduled, so don't miss out!

Four stores with discounts. One location.

Open Labor Day 11-7


Labor Day Sale BONUS!

Photos from The Center of Austin Fandom's post 09/02/2022

IT'S TIME! LABOR DAY SALE!! Four Stores in One Location!!!

Friday 11-7
Saturday 10-7
Sunday 12-6
Monday 11-7

Photos from Austin Books & Comics's post 08/14/2022

A massive event two years in the making!

Timeline photos 07/30/2022

Hmmm… isn’t Labor Day when we do our Anniversary sale? Yes, yes it is. Keep tuned, more news coming soon! Waugh!

Timeline photos 02/11/2022

All of this week's shipment is in, up, and ready! Pull lists are still being compiled, but ask for your books at the counter.

Timeline photos 02/05/2022

All stores are open today normal hours 10-7.

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Timeline photos 02/04/2022

The COAF is CLOSED Friday due to the weather.

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Timeline photos 09/08/2021

What is that nifty token? Where can you get one? Why is this being posted on even our Back Issue FB Page? All will be revealed Friday.

Timeline Photos 08/16/2021

Shipping this week 8/18/21:

Timeline Photos 08/14/2021

Free Comic Book Day! You have until 10am Saturday to put in an order available today at Noon. If you miss the Pull List, swing by the old Sidekick Location and get a Pre-Made pack.

Timeline Photos 08/11/2021

Tick-tock! The FCBD Pull List will go live at 6pm. Check out the page now for the rules and some other important information.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is completely separate from the signing taking place at the main store.

Timeline Photos 08/11/2021

The quick rundown of FCBD (more soon).

FCBD PULL LIST will go live at 6pm Wed: This is currently the weekly Pull List, which aren't free.

The SIGNING WITH JOE QUINONES, STACEY LEE and BABS TARR is still on!! Swing by between 12pm-5pm on Saturday.

Timeline Photos 08/09/2021

Due to the resurgence of Covid-19 and Austin returning to Stage-5 protocols, we have cancelled the in-store Free Comic Book Day planned for this Saturday. We will be offering the FCBD books thru a pull list soon for in-store pickup or curbside delivery.

Timeline Photos 07/14/2021

New Series 7/14/21:

Mouse Guard: Owlhen Caregiver

Order Now:

Add to Your Pull:


Free Comic Book (Satur)Day!

Photos from The Center of Austin Fandom's post 11/22/2016

Black Friday 11am - 7pm, the $5 sale returns!!

Huge Savings on so many perfect Christmas items. Batmobiles, Funko Pops, Nerd Sock, T-shirts, Star Wars Necklaces and Earrings, Action Figures, Blind Box Toys, Minimates... all the offerings from the last round plus So Much More!!

Photos from The Center of Austin Fandom's post 09/24/2016

We're finalists for a few awards in the Austin Chronicle's Best of Austin Awards! We need your help!!

Photos from The Center of Austin Fandom's post 08/19/2016

.......THE FINAL DAY!!!!......
...........LABOR DAY............

The $5 Sale Returns during the Annual Austin Books Labor Day Sale!!

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016, 10am-7pm
And again
Monday, September 5th, 11am-7pm

Over twenty HUGE boxes of new product including more than 500 all new Funko Pops!!


Also check out all the stores, with sales going all weekend long. Friday through Monday, save on back issue comics, posters, blind box toys, Star Wars and almost everything we carry.

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The Austin Books family of collectible stores have come together in one place: The Center of Austin Fandom!

Find everything you need at the largest collection of fandom stores in one location for over 200 miles! We have over 13,000 square foot of collectible goodness in one easy shopping location.

Austin Books -- 37 years strong, widely recognized as one of the best comic book stores in the world.

Guzu Gallery -- Local art, lowbrow books, art prints and urban vinyl.

Outlaw Moon Games & Toys -- Featuring in-store gaming (RPGs and CCGs) along with vintage toys.

The Sidekick Store -- Austin's only discount comic and toy superstore.



5000 N Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 7pm
Tuesday 11am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday 11am - 7pm
Friday 11am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 12pm - 6pm

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