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All ages comics and manga for 7/21/10

Summer is usually a time to kick back and relax. Fortunately for this week’s list, publishers aren’t taking the summer off. Boom! Studios starts a new Finding Nemo series, and Dark Horse brings out another of their all ages Star Wars books, this one feature Darth Vader. Marvel wraps up its second OZ title and releases a magazine for their all ages Super Hero Squad series. And don’t miss the picks this week!

The List:

Archie #611, $2.99
Betty & Veronica Digest #206, $2.69
Jugheads Double Digest #162, $3.99

Futurama Comics #50, $2.99
Simpsons Comics #168, $2.99

Darkwing Duck #2 (The Duck Knight Returns)(Cover A), $3.99
Darkwing Duck #2 (The Duck Knight Returns)(Cover B), $3.99
Donald Duck And Friends #356 (Cover A), $2.99
Donald Duck And Friends #356 (Cover B), $2.99
Finding Nemo Losing Dory #1 (Cover A), $2.99
Finding Nemo Losing Dory #1 (Cover B), $2.99
Incredibles #11 (Cover A), $2.99
Incredibles #11 (Cover B), $2.99
Muppet Snow White #3 (Cover A), $2.99
Muppet Snow White #3 (Cover B), $2.99

Star Wars Adventures Volume 4 The Will of Darth Vader TP, $7.99

Scooby Doo #158, $2.99
Tiny Titans #30, $2.99

Big Nate In A Class By Himself HC, $12.99 ^^AA Pick^^


Marvelous Land Of Oz #8 (Of 8)(Skottie Young Regular Cover), $3.99
Super Hero Squad Magazine #1, $9.99

Classics Illustrated Volume 10 Cyrano de Bergerac HC, $9.99 ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

Big Nate In A Class By Himself – This title is based on the comic strip Big Nate and is written in the hybrid comic/prose style of the Diary of the Wimpy Kid series. Nate is in a class by himself. He’s working toward the Guinness Book of World Records for the most detentions, as he body slams the principal and insults his least favorite teacher Mrs. Godfrey, but Nate isn’t worried. He knows he will surpass it all. A fortune cookie told him so. Kids will love Nate and all the trouble he gets into. Parents and teachers can use the hybrid storytelling to get reluctant readers hooked.

Classics Illustrated Volume 10: Cyrano de Bergerac – If you’re looking for romance, drama and tragedy, then look no further than the classics! In this story from the 17th century, Cyrano de Bergerac is in love with his cousin Roxanne, but is unable to tell her. He believes no woman could love him with his large nose, despite him being a talented poet and musician. Instead he offers to help the handsome Christian de Neuvillette, whom Roxanne is enamored by. What follows is a tale of romance and heartbreak. This graphic adaptation by Peter David and Kyle Baker is a good way to show that classic stories can be just as exciting as the latest shojo manga.

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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