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All ages comics and manga for 3/31/10

Lori Henderson

 No fooling this week, the comics list has lots of good books for the kids in your class or home.  Amelia Rules returns with a new volume of adventures, but it’s the superheroes that rule this week.  Boom! Studios continues its Disney’s Hero Squad series, and Billy Baston and the Magic of SHAZAM is still going strong for DC.  And Sonic has a real battle on his hands as character after character from the Sonicverse joins the fray in the latest issue of Sonic the Hedgehog.  Grab your cape and get ready for some high flying reading!

ARCHIE COMICS
Betty #185, $2.50
Pals N Gals Double Digest #140, $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #211, $2.50

ATHENEUM
Amelia Rules Volume 4 When The Past Is A Present TP (Simon & Schuster Edition), $10.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Disneys Hero Squad Ultraheroes #3 (Cover A Magic Eye Studios), $2.99
Disneys Hero Squad Ultraheroes #3 (Cover B Mike Decarlo), $2.99
Wizards Of Mickey #3 (Cover A Lorenzo Pastrovicchio), $2.99
Wizards Of Mickey #3 (Cover B Magic Eye Studios), $2.99

DC COMICS
Billy Batson And The Magic Of SHAZAM #14, $2.50

DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
John Stanley Library Melvin Monster Volume 2 HC, $24.95  ^^AA Pick^^

PANTHEON
Stone Rabbit Book 4 Superhero Stampede GN, $5.99  ^^AAPick^^

Picks:

John Stanley Library Melvin Monster Volume 2 – This title is part of a revival of kids comics from the 60′s that were too good to be forgotten.  Melvin Monster is one of those titles.  Created by John Stanley who also created Nancy and Little Lulu, this title is about Melvin, a monster who just wants to be good, go to school and do as he’s told.  With lots of humor and monsters galore kids will love the stories, and adults will love the nostalgia of reading books from the childhood.

Stone Rabbit Book 4 Superhero Stampede – Superheroes are all the rage, so it’s no surprise that Stone Rabbit reads comics about them too.  But when he’s hit with a homemade reality transmutation device, he is sent into the pages of his favorite comic, with superpowers, a costume and a band of egotistical evildoers to defeat.  A great series for elementary and middle school, Stone Rabbit has all the action and humor that kids love and will keep them reading.

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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. Jesse Post says:

    I always forget to thank you guys for posting this list. It’s SO helpful! (The rest of the posts are helpful, too, of course, but I rely on this one!)

  2. Lori Henderson says:

    Thanks so much for the comment! I’m always hopeful that my lists are useful. It’s great to that confirmation.

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