All ages comics and manga for 10/20/10
It’s another week of good selection of titles. Ape Entertainment continues with its licensed properties, this time with a prequel to a Dreamworks movie coming out soon. Ducks rule at Boom! Studios with Darkwing and Donald. Papercutz gets into the Halloween spirit with dragons, zombies and crypts. But the crowning jewel of this week’s list is the newest Chi’s Sweet Home from Veritcal. Even if you aren’t won over by Chi’s pure sweetness, the realistic portrayl of people and their pets will.
Megamind Movie Prequel TP, $6.95
Archie #614, $2.99
Betty & Veronica Double Digest #185, $3.99
Simpsons Comics #171, $2.99
Darkwing Duck #5 (Cover A Sabrina Alberghett), $3.99
Darkwing Duck #5 (Cover B James Silvani), $3.99
Donald Duck And Friends #359, $2.99
Muppet Show Comic Book #11, $2.99
Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn GN (Campfire Graphic Novels), $9.99
Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus Volume 1 TP, $19.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Tiny Titans #33, $2.99
Last Unicorn #5 (Of 6)(Frank Stockton Regular Cover), $3.99
Last Unicorn #5 (Of 6)(Renae De Liz Regular Cover) , $3.99
Disney Fairies Volume 3 Tinker Bell Day Of The Dragon GN, $7.99
Hardy Boys The New Case Files Volume 1 Crawling With Zombies GN, $6.99
Tales From The Crypt Volume 9 Wickeder GN, $6.99
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
Dragon Puncher Book 1 HC, $9.95 ^^AA Pick^^
Johnny Boo Volume 4 Johnny Boo And The Mean Little Boy HC, $9.95
Chi’s Sweet Home Volume 3 GN, $13.95
Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus volume 1 – The classic CLAMP title for tween girls is back to charm a new generation! Sakura Kinomoto, a fourth grader, finds a strange book in her father’s library. It was made by the wizard Clow to store dangerous spirits sealed away with in a set a magical cards. But all the cards are gone, except for the book’s guardian beast Kero-chan, who charges Sakura with the task of hunting down and capturing the spirits and return them to the book. As a shoujo series, this title will appeal most to girls, but boys can enjoy the action as well. This sits on the borderline at a 12+ rating, but the series really is suited to tween readers. Recommended for middle school libraries and up.
Dragon Puncher Book 1 – As soon as I saw the cover of this title, I knew it had to be a pick for this week. Dragon Puncher, a cute but ruthless kitty in an armored battle suit, is dedicated to defeating dangerous dragons where they may be. With his would-be sidekick Spoony-E, a fuzzy creature armed with a wooden spoon, he confronts a gigantic drooling dragon and ends up in a ridiculous, hilarious brawl. This title combines cartoon art with photographs to create a goofy and unique visual style that kids will love. It skews to the younger side of the scale, so elementary school libraries should give it a serious look, but anyone of any age with a sense of humor will enjoy this goofy backyard adventure. Check out Snow Wildsmith’s review for more details.
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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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