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All ages comics and manga for 4/06/11

It’s a mixed bag of titles this week with comics, graphic novels and manga! Dark Horse has the second issue of Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth, while Graphic Universe has the second volume of Chicagoland Detective Agency. Pokemon fans can relish not one, not two, but THREE legendary pokemon in one volume, as Viz Media releases the 12th volume of Pokemon Adventures. Action, mystery, adventure and more await below, along with this week’s picks!

The List:

Archie & Friends Double Digest #4, $3.99
Betty #191, $2.99

Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers #5 (Cover A Leonel Castellani), $3.99
Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers #5 (Cover B James Silvani), $3.99
Peanuts Happiness Is A Warm Blanket Charlie Brown HC (BOOM! Edition), $19.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Uncle Scrooge #402, $3.99

Oz Wonderland Chronicles #4 (Cover A Joe Jusko), $3.99
Oz Wonderland Chronicles #4 (Cover B Alex Ross), $3.99

Axe Cop Bad Guy Earth #2 (Of 3), $3.50


Looney Tunes #197, $2.99
Scooby Doo Where Are You #8, $2.99


Chicagoland Detective Agency Volume 2 The Maltese Mummy GN, $6.95

Ozma Of Oz #5 (Of 8), $3.99


Animal Academy Volume 7 Hakobune Hakusho GN (Of 7), $10.99 ^^AA Pick^^

Pokemon Adventures Volume 12 TP, $7.99

The Picks:

Peanuts: Happiness Is A Warm Blanket Charlie Brown – The brand new Peanuts animated special becomes a graphic novel courtesy of Kaboom!, the recently renamed kids imprint from Boom! Studios. Linus’ Grandmother is coming to visit, and is intent on taking away his beloved security blanket, and the gang tries to help him cope. Also featured will be Charlie Brown’s kite-flying woes, Lucy’s unrequited love for Schroeder, and of course, Snoopy, everyone’s favorite beagle. The story is based on strips written by Charles Schulz, and is part of Peanut’s “The Year of ‘Happiness Is…'” celebration. Fans of all ages will be pleased this new addition to the Peanuts library of works.

Animal Academy volume 7 – This tale of a human girl in a school of all-magical animals comes to an end with this volume. Loose ends get tied up with this volume. Neko finally summons the courage to tell Sasuke how she feels. Yusuke and Sasuke’s secrets are revealed, as is their connection to Neko and the school. And what about the mysterious headmaster, and the handbook? Can the students of Morimori High overcome their sad pasts and find their own happy endings? This final volume looks to tie up all the loose ends, and maybe even give everyone a happy ending. This volume is a must for elementary and middle school libraries with kids who have been following this fun series.

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!


  1. Mike Pawuk says:

    Can’t wait to read the Peanuts collection. Sounds like a lot of fun.

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