All ages comics and manga for 2/25/09
It’s a decent showing for this last week in February. Archie has a new Sonic title starting, while Archaia Studio’s Mouse Guard Winter 1152 hits its penultimate issue. IDW has a new title that would be great for any elementary school library with Carl the Frog, and Marvel’s got a new Power Pack digest.
Land Of Oz Manga Return To Emerald City #3 (of 4), $2.99
Archie #594, $2.25
Pals N Gals Double Digest #129, $3.69
Sonic Universe #1, $2.50 ^^AA Pick^^
Tales From Riverdale Digest #32, $2.49
ARCHAIA STUDIOS PRESS
Mouse Guard Winter 1152 #5 (of 6), $3.50
Bart Simpson Comics #46, $2.99
Batman The Brave And The Bold #2, $2.50
Cartoon Network Block Party #54, $2.50
Carl The Frog HC, $16.99
Dreamland Chronicles TP Book 3, $19.99
Dr Doom Masters Of Evil #2 (of 4), $2.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four #45, $2.99
Skrulls Vs Power Pack TP Digest, $9.99
Ultimate Spider-Man #131 (Ultimatum Tie-In), $2.99
Sonic Universe #1 – This is a new series from Archie Comics that ties in with the main Sonic series. It is an expansion of the comics continuity, and will feature many of the side characters that have been seen in the series, and introduce some new ones from the video games! This debut issue features Shadow and Metal Sonic continuing their series-spanning fight, that takes them to a whole new dimension! Blaze the Cat, a character from the Sonic Rush video game makes her debut in the comic as well. My daughters, big Sonic fans, are excited about this new series, as many of their favorite characters are side characters. Shadow is my oldest daughter’s favorite. This is series is sure to be a big hit with fans of not just the video games, but of the comics as well.
Dr. Doom and the Masters of Evil #2 – Even bad guys need attention. Not everyone loves the hero, and this new mini series from Marvel gives the bad guys the spotlight. Dr. Doom has a plan for world domination, but it’s going to take some help from other villains. In this issue, Doom has taken the role of Ringmaster of the Circus of Crime against the Masters of Evil. An untouched Hittite pyramid has been found in the caves of New Mexico, and the race is on for not only riches, but the secret to eternal life itself! This series has a lot of humor, and while part of a mini series, the issues can be read as stand alone. This title sounds like a lot of fun for kids and adults alike.
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About Lori Henderson
Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!
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