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All ages comics and manga for 1/6/10

Lori Henderson

It’s the start of a new year, and being the beginning of the month means lots of releases!  All the old standards are here with Archie, Dark Horse and DC Comics, and relative newcomer Boom! Studios with their monthly releases.  IDW continues their kids’ line with a board book for young girls and more adventures in Oz.  Viz Media has more highly recommended, kid-approved manga, and this week’s picks First Second and Graphix are sure to please!

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie & Friends Volume 2 Bettys Diary TP, $9.95
Archie Digest #260, $2.69
Veronica #198, $2.50

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Super Spectacular #10, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Donald Duck And Friends #349 (Cover A Magic Eye Studios), $2.99
Donald Duck And Friends #349 (Cover B Magic Eye Studios), $2.99
Life & Times of Scrooge McDuck Volume 1 HC, $24.95
Mickey Mouse & Friends #299 (Cover A Magic Eye Studios), $2.99
Mickey Mouse & Friends #299 (Cover B Magic Eye Studios), $2.99
Muppet Show Comic Book: The Treasure Of Peg-Leg Wilson HC, $24.99
Muppet Show Comic Book: The Treasure Of Peg-Leg Wilson TP, $9.99

DARK HORSE
Star Wars The Clone Wars #12 (Hero Confederacy part 3 of 3), $2.99

DC COMICS
Cartoon Network Action Pack #45, $2.50
Looney Tunes #182, $2.50

FIRST SECOND
Olympians Volume 1 Zeus King Of The Gods GN, $9.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Olympians Volume 1 Zeus King Of The Gods HC, $16.99

GRAPHIX
Kazu Kibuishi Copper SC, $12.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Kazu Kibuishi Copper HC, $21.99
Missile Mouse Volume 1 Star Crusher GN, $10.99
Missile Mouse Volume 1 Star Crusher HC, $21.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Little Adventures In Oz Book 1, $9.99
Princess Valentine TP, $7.99

VIZ MEDIA
Choco Mimi Volume 3 GN, $7.99
Leave It To PET Volume 4 GN, $7.99
Naruto Chapter Book Volume 11 The Tenth Question, $4.99

Picks:

Olympians Volume 1 Zeus King Of The Gods – This is a new series from First Second by George O’Connor, creator of Journey in Mohawk Country.  Using primary sources for the Greek myths, O’Connor recreates these tales as they were meant to be told; action-packed, fast-paced and full of drama.  This first volume tells the story of Zeus, King of the Greek pantheon, starting from where he was a boy, all the way up to his ascension as ruler of Olympus.  The art is well done and the dialog is well written.  Both boys and girls, as well as older fans of Greek mythology, will enjoy this series.

Kazu Kibuishi’s Copper – Originally a webcomic, this title brings many of the comics together in one easy and convenient place.  Copper is a with a lots of enthusiasm and imagination.  Fred, his faithful, furry, canine companion is a bit of a scaredy cat.  Together they go on adventures through all kinds of worlds.  Each story is a complete vignette, showing all the strange situations Copper and Fred get into.  Well known for his other titles such as Amulet and the Flight Explorer anthology series, this title will make another great addition to an elementary and middle school library or classroom.

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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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