It’s the last hurrah as kids and parents prepare for the return to school. Keep the kids distracted with some of the comics they love. The updated Richie Rich is nearing the end of its first series from Ape Entertainment. Boom! Studios has the next issue of Duck Tales, and Papercutz has new Nancy Drew with a special appearance by the Hardy Boys, and Smurfs in Space!
Richie Rich #3 (Of 4), $3.95
Archie #623, $2.99
Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #216, $3.99
Jugheads Double Digest #172, $3.99
Bart Simpson Comics #61, $2.99
Futurama Comics #56, $2.99
Simpsons Classics #29, $3.99
Ducktales #3 (Cover A Leonel Castellani), $3.99
Ducktales #3 (Cover B Fabrizio Petrossi), $3.99
Cartoon Network Action Pack #62, $2.99
Olympians Volume 3 The Hera Goddess And Her Glory GN, $9.99 ^^AA list^^
Disney Muppets Presents Meet The Muppets #1, $5.99 ^^AA list^^
Spider-Man #16 (Marvel Adventures), $2.99
Nancy Drew The New Case Files Volume 3 Together With The Hardy Boys SC, $7.99
Smurfs Volume 7 The Astro Smurf GN, $5.99
Smurfs Volume 7 The Astro Smurf HC, $10.99
Twin Spica Volume 8 GN, $10.95
Disney Muppets Presents Meet the Muppets #1 – The Muppets return, this time at Marvel, in a new series and giant-size format. All your favorite Muppets are back as they revive their variety show as well as bring back fan-favorite sketches. The gang tried to cheer Kermit up after he gets homesick for the swamp. Fozzy tries to revamp his standup act, Scooter tries to figure out what species Gonzo is one and for all, and a psychic tells Miss Piggy she’s going to lose something green… Under Boom! Studios, the Muppet comics were very popular. Hopefully, Marvel can keep that high standard and put out a comics kids young and old will love. The larger size format is a definite good start.
The Olympians: Hera: Goddess and Her Glory – George O’Connor is back with the next tale of the Olympians. Hera is the wife to Zeus and Queen of the Gods and Goddesses of Olympus. Her story is filled with heroes who sought and won her patronage, including the most well-known of Greek heroes, Hercules. With adventures filled with monsters, romance and huge explosions, kids will enjoy these stories based on primary documents instead of Hollywood’s re-imagining. History, literature and action makes for happy kids, teachers and parents.
Images © Marvel Comic and First Second Books respectively.