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All ages comics and manga for 4/21/10

Lori Henderson

It’s time for some old fashion action and adventure as this week Campfire brings two Edgar Rice Burroughs titles to graphic novels with both the Land and People That Time Forgot.  IDW collects Digger & Friends into a convenient to read (and shelve) collection.  And the picks this week feature some female superheroes and some for the younger reading audience.

ARCHIE COMICS

Archie #608, $2.99
Betty & Veronica Double Digest #180, $3.99
Jughead And Friends Digest #37, $2.69

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics #165, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Donald Duck And Friends #353 (Cover A Giorgio Cavazzano), $2.99
Donald Duck And Friends #353 (Cover B Adrea Freccero), $2.99
Wall-E #5 (Cover A Morgan Luthi), $2.99
Wall-E #5 (Cover A Morgan Luthi), $2.99

CAMPFIRE
Edgar Rice Burroughs Land That Time Forgot GN, $9.95
Edgar Rice Burroughs People That Time Forgot GN, $9.95
Hound Of The Baskervilles GN, $9.95

DC COMICS
Billy Batson And The Magic Of SHAZAM #15, $2.50
Tiny Titans #27, $2.50

IDW PUBLISHING
Digger & Friends TP, $11.99

MARVEL COMICS
Lockjaw And The Pet Avengers TP, $19.99
Marvel Her-Oes #1, $2.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Marvelous Land Of Oz #5 (of 8), $3.99

RAW JUNIOR
Benny And Penny In The Toy Breaker HC, $12.95  ^^AA Pick^^

Picks:

Marvel Her-Oes #1 – Marvel stars up a new all ages title, this time, feature female heroes from the marvel universe…in high school.  Janet Van Dyne has discovered she has a superpower, but she has to keep it a secret from everyone at school. She must pretend to be normal and go through it all alone…or does she?  This is part of Marvel’s "Women of Marvel" initiative that they started at the beginning of the year, and features female heroes from the Avengers franchise. Since it’s also written by a female, Grace Randolph, this title has potential to really appeal to female readers, young and old.

Benny and Penny In The Toy Breaker – Geoffrey Hayes returns with his two popular mouse siblings Benny and Penny as they face another difficult situation. Their Cousin Bo is coming to visit, and he always manages to break their toys when he plays with them.  Benny and Penny try to hide their toys and not play with Bo. The cousins must find a way to play without something getting torn, ripped or snatched away.  Hayes shows once again his skill at not just showing kids reacting authentically in realistic situations, but that he can do it in away that kids will enjoy.  This is a must for an elementary library collection.

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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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