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All ages comics and manga for 11/4/09

It’s another week filled with a good variety of books.  Boom! Studios has another new Disney title, this time from Donald Duck.  Del Rey continues its Cartoon Network collaboration with a new Bakugan Battle Brawlers, and Seven Seas releases the second volume in their Avalon adaptation.  Viz returns to the list with some all ages manga, including the 10th Naruto Chapter book, a new Dragon Ball Chapter book, and the lastest Pokemon movie ani-manga adaptation.  And check out the literary titles that are this week’s picks.


Manga Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing GN, $10.95  ^^AA Pick^^

Pals N Gals Double Digest #136, $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #206, $2.50
Veronica #197, $2.50

Donald Duck And Friends #347 (Cover A Andrea Franccero), $2.99
Donald Duck And Friends #347 (Cover B Andrea Franccero), $2.99
Finding Nemo Reef Rescue #4 (of 4)(Cover A Amy Mebberson), $2.99
Finding Nemo Reef Rescue #4 (of 4)(Cover B Erica Leigh Currey), $2.99

Looney Tunes #180, $2.50

Bakugan Battle Brawlers Vol 3 Feud Between Friends GN, $7.99

Marvelous Land Of Oz #1 (of 8)(Skottie Young Regular Cover), $3.99  ^^AA Pick^^

Tales From The Crypt Vol 8 Stinky Dead Kid GN, $7.95

Avalon Warlock Diaries Vol 2 GN, $6.95

Dragon Ball Chapter Book Vol 5 One Enemy One Goal, $4.99
Hikaru No Go Vol 17 TP, $9.99
Naruto Chapter Book Vol 10 The First Test, $4.99
Pokemon Giratina & The Sky Warrior Ani-Manga GN, $11.99


Manga Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing – The Manga Shakespeare series of books uses abridged text from Shakespeare’s plays and illustrates them in a medium that kids today can relate to: manga.  This title, one of Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedies, is adapted for a tween audience, aged 9-12.  Despite the scheming of enbittered Don John and the incompetent Constable Dogberry, two couples still manage to fall in love.  It’s set during the Risorgimento period of Italian history, a social and political movement that help create modern Italy.  Overseen by a Shakespeare scholar and an educational editor, this title can be used to both educate and entertain.

The Marvelous Land of Oz #1 – Following on the heels of their successful adaptation of The Wonderful World of Oz, Marvel takes on the second book in the series with the same writer and artist team.  New characters Tip and Pumpkinhead are whisked off to the land of Oz, to meet both friends and foes alike.  A true all ages title, both kids and adults will enjoy this next journey into the land of Oz.

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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