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All ages comics and manga for 6/15/11

Lori Henderson

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so what better way for kids to spend it with Dad than to share some comics with him! Dad can enjoy the antics of fellow Donut-loving Dad Homer in the latest issue of Simpson Comics from Bongo Comics. Or he can relive some childhood memories with Mickey Mouse and friends as they go globe-hopping the new release from Boom! Studios. Or he can just let off some steam with a trade of nothing but Hulk stories in the latest Marvel Adventures Avengers: Hulk from Marvel.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie & Friends #156, $2.99
Archie & Friends Double Digest #6, $3.99
Sonic Universe #29, $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics #179, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Darkwing Duck #13 (Cover A James Silvani), $3.99
Darkwing Duck #13 (Cover B Sabrina Alberghetti), $3.99
Mickey Mouse #309, $3.99

CAMPFIRE
Dusk Society GN (Campfire Graphic Novels), $11.99 ^^AA Pick^^

DC COMICS
Tiny Titans #41, $2.99

FIRST SECOND
Anya’s Ghost GN, $15.99
Astronaut Academy Zero Gravity GN, $9.99 ^^AA Pick^^

IMAGE COMICS
Gladstone’s School For World Conquerors #2, $2.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Adventures Avengers Hulk Digest TP, $9.99

The Picks:

Dusk Society 188x300 All ages comics and manga for 6/15/11Dusk Society – Campfire moves into telling original stories alongside their adaptations. Some of the most terrifying monsters in the world have come together, under the leadership of an evil man named Pierceblood, and threaten to destroy the world. The only thing standing in their way is the Dusk Society. Created after World War I, this secret organization was formed to ensure that ancient, magical weapons did not fall into the wrong hands. They have been fighting Pieceblood for decades all over the world, and now the battle comes to small-town America, in boring Pembleton. A group of teenagers with talents in science and the supernatural become the society’s newest recruits, and the ones to stand in the way of Pierceblood’s way. This series has everything to please a Tween. Science, supernatural powers, monsters, and the entire world to save. Also included in the book is a further reading about some of the creatures in it, to keep a kid’s interest.

Astronaut Academy All ages comics and manga for 6/15/11Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity – Starting over isn’t always easy. Hakata Soy is looking ot make a fresh start. A former space hero and leader of a futuristic super team, Hakato now just wants to keep his head down and study at Astronaut Academy. But things just aren’t going his way. The most popular girl in school has it in for him, his best friend wouldn’t return his calls, and his new roomate is a total jock for Fireball. And then there’s the robot doppelganger that’s on its way to kill him. This title is a collection of the webcomic Astronaut Elementary by Dave Roman. With a cartoony art style and characters that kids can relate to, this title would make a great addition to both an elementary or middle school library. Check out the preview at First Second’s site, as well as an interview with Dave Roman by GCK’s Eva Volin.

Images © Campfire and First Second 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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