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All ages comics and manga list for 4/8/09

Lori Henderson

It’s good list this week, especially after last week’s joke.  Sonic the Hedgehog prepares to roll over into the 200′s.  IDW releases the trade for Doctor Who: Forgotten, a great primer for anyone wanting to learn about the history of the Doctor.  Papercutz "illustrates" come classic poems, and Viz brings some more great manga for kids.  Whether it’s dragons, dinosaurs, video games or super robots, there’s a manga for everyone.

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie & Friends #130, $2.50
Betty & Veronica Digest #193, $2.69
Jugheads Double Digest #149, $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #199, $2.50

DC COMICS
Cartoon Network Action Pack #36, $2.50
Scooby Doo #143, $2.50

FIRST SECOND
Adventures In Cartooning SC, $12.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Doctor Who Forgotten TP, $19.99
Grumpy Old Monsters GN (New Printing), $7.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #50, $3.99
Wonderful Wizard Of Oz #5 (of 8), $3.99

PAPERCUTZ

Classics Illustrated HC Vol 4 Raven And Other Poems, $9.95
Hardy Boys HC Vol 16 Shhhhh, $12.95
Hardy Boys GN Vol 16 Shhhhh, $7.95

VIZ MEDIA
Dinosaur Hour GN Vol 1, $7.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Dragon Drive TP Vol 13, $7.99
Leave It To PET GN Vol 1, $7.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Legend Of Zelda GN Vol 4, $7.99

Picks:

Dinosaur Hour Vol 1 – This has got to be the THE all ages book of the year!  Originally announced at last year’s SDCC, this title is part of Viz Media’s VizKids line.  It is also one of the funniest books I’ve read in a long time!  It is a series of short stories about Dinosaurs, eating, being eaten, playing, hunting, and just talking, all with a humorous slant.  All your favorite dinosaurs are here, T-Rex, Proto and Tri-ceratops, and Stegosaurus, as well as not so well known ones such as Bagaceratops and Therizinosaurus.  Both kids and adults will love this book.  It doesn’t need two levels of humor to appeal to both audiences either.  It’s just plain fun.  This book is a definite must for any library or home, if you like dinosaurs or just to laugh!

Leave It to PET Vol 1 – This is another SDCC announcement from Viz for it’s VizKids line.  This book combines all the things kids love, comedy and action, with the environmentally friendly message of recycling. PET (which stands for polyethylene terephthalate) is a bottle that was recycled by Noboru Yamada, and has become a Super robot!  He comes to Noboru’s rescue when ever he’s in trouble, but doesn’t actually end up helping very much.  He takes on different disguises and likes to loaf around until Noboru needs him.  He reminds me a lot of Sgt. Frog, only for kids.  Definitely give this one a look.

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Lori Henderson 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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