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All ages comics and manga for 4/13/11

Lori Henderson

Whether it’s the English country side, or outer space, the fun and adventure just keeps coming! Archaia closes out another Fraggle Rock mini-series, with issue #3 of volume 2. Boom! Studios sends Mickey Mouse to a space hotel where danger awaits, and Campfire has another classic tale for kids to discover, Wind in the Willows. And in the picks this week, prepare of the high seas or some big kung fu action!

The Picks:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Prequel TP, $6.95 ^^AA Pick^^

ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT
Fraggle Rock Volume 2 #3 (Of 3)(Cover A Katie Cook), $3.95
Fraggle Rock Volume 2 #3 (Of 3)(Cover B Lindsay Cibos), $3.95

ARCHIE COMICS

Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #213, $3.99
Jughead Crowning Achievement TP, $9.95
Jugheads Double Digest #169, $3.99

BONGO COMICS
Spongebob Comics #2, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Donald Duck #365, $3.99
Mickey Mouse And The Orbiting Nightmare TP, $9.99

CAMPFIRE
Wind In The Willows GN (Campfire Graphic Novels), $9.99

DC COMICS
All-New Batman The Brave And The Bold #6, $2.99

MARVEL COMICS
Super Heroes #13 (Marvel Adventures), $2.99

ONI PRESS
Salt Water Taffy Seaside Adventures Of Jack And Benny Volume 4 Calderas Revenge GN, $5.99 ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

Kung Fu Panda 2 194x300 All ages comics and manga for 4/13/11Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Prequel – Can’t wait for the next Kung Fu Panda movie? Ape Entertainment has got you covered! Po is finding it difficult to balance his new role as Dragon Warrior with his responsibilities as a son. He is relieved when his Dad gets some extra help at the noodle shop. When Mr. Ping is taken hostage, it’s up to Po to save him or the restaurant will be under new management. This trade is a prequel to the new movie coming out this summer from Dreamworks. It’s a great way to feed a kids’ desire for more Kung Fu Panda, and stir up anticipation for the movie. It makes for great, light summer reading.

Salt Water Taffy 4 All ages comics and manga for 4/13/11Salt Water Taffy: Seaside Adventures of Jack and Benny volume 4 Caldera’s Revenge – Jack and Benny’s first multi-volume adventure starts here! Captain Hollister gave the Jack and Benny The Hidden History of Chowder Bay, but they are having a hard time reading it. The appearance of a spooky whaling ship in the bay makes for a difficult-to-resist distraction, so it’s no time at all before the boys abandon the book and find themselves onboard, joining the search for the fiercest whale that ever lived: Caldera! The continuing adventures of Jack and Benny’s summer vacation are sure to entertain kids during their own summer days. And with the series being one of YALSA’s top graphic novels, parents can feel good about them reading it. Check out the preview of it here at GCK!

Images © Ape Entertainment and Oni Press respectively.

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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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