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All ages comics and manga for 8/26/09

Lori Henderson

Lots of comics for kids this week and in a good variety.  Boom! has trades of two of their popular comic titles The Muppet Show and Toy Story: Mysterious Stranger.  So if you missed the floppies, now’s your chance to get the trades.  Del Rey has their first collaboration with Cartoon Network out with Secret Saturdays, a cartoon that is actually really good.  Give this one a good long look.  Pocket Books has a reissue of Amelia Rules vol 2, and Tokyopop and Viz have a couple of manga.  Check out Animal Academy and Domo for some wild antics, and Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea for some family fun.

ARCHIE COMICS
Betty & Veronica #243, $2.50
Jugheads Double Digest #153, $3.99
Sonic Universe #7, $2.50

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson Comics #49, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Incredibles #0 (Cover A Matt Wagner), $2.99
Incredibles #0 (Cover B Matt Wagner), $2.99
Muppet Show TP, $9.99
Muppet Show Treasure Of Peg Leg Wilson #2 (of 4)(Cover A Roger Langridge), $2.99
Muppet Show Treasure Of Peg Leg Wilson #2 (of 4)(Cover B Roger Langridge), $2.99
Toy Story Mysterious Stranger TP, $9.99

DC COMICS
Batman The Brave And The Bold #8, $2.50
Billy Batson And The Magic Of SHAZAM #7, $2.50

DEL REY MANGA
Secret Saturdays GN Vol 1, $7.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #54, $2.99

POCKET BOOKS
Amelia Rules TP Vol 2 What Makes You Happy (Simon & Schuster Edition), $9.99

RANDOM HOUSE
Uglydoll Chilly Chilly Ice Bat HC, $12.99  **AA Pick**

TOKYOPOP
Animal Academy GN Vol 2 (Of 7) Hakobune Hakusho, $10.99
Domo GN, $9.99   **AA Pick**

VIZ MEDIA
Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea GN Vol 3, $9.99
Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea GN Vol 4, $9.99

Picks:

Uglydoll Chilly Chilly Ice Bat HCUglydolls started out as some drawings in a long distance relationship has become not just an independent toy line, but now has a series of books of young readers.  This title is aimed at Tweens.  It’s summer in the Uglyverse, and Wage and Babo’s air conditioner has broken down.  So, they head to Ox and Wedgehead’s Air Conditioner Emporium.  The only thing they can afford is an ice box, but when they get it home, they find Ice Bat has been living in it.  Wage and Babo’s house becomes the place to be as Ice Bat can turn anything he touches into ice.  But when Ox and Wedgehead find out, they decide they want Ice Bat for themselves.  Uglydolls have really captured the imagination of kids with their ugly-but-cute appearance and quirky personalities.

Domo GN – Domo started out as a mascot for Japan’s NHK, and has proceeded to take over the world!  He’s been a mascot for Target, and now he has his own manga!  This full color title from Tokyopop features several stories from Domo’s world.  The stories are written and illustrated by several different creators including creators of Peach Fuzz, and the artist for Vampire Kisses.  Stories include Domo wrecking havoc on his friend Tashanna’s Wii, winning a box car race and pretending to be whatever he sees on TV.  With such wild antics, Domo is sure to win the hearts of kids as well as adults.

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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!

Comments

  1. Matt says:

    Don’t forget BABYMOUSE: DRAGONSLAYER (Random House), which came out Tuesday!

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