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All ages comics and manga for 10/12/11

Lori Henderson

We’re already half way through October. Where is the time going?! With the return of Star Wars The Clone Wars on TV, Dark Horse has a new a graphic novel based on the prose series The Clone Wars Secret Missions. Image Comics has the next issue of Super Dinosaur, and Thor shows up again the latest issue of Marvel Adventures Super Heroes, just in time for his movie release on DVD.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Mega Man #6, $2.99
Veronica #209 (Veronica Presents Kevin Keller issue 3)(Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Veronica #209 (Veronica Presents Kevin Keller issue 3)(Dan Parent Variant Cover), $2.99
World Of Archie Double Digest #11, $3.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Chip ‘N Dale Rescue Rangers Slippin’ Through The Cracks TP, $14.99
Ducktales #5 (Cover A James Silvani), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Star Wars The Clone Wars Strange Allies TP, $7.99

HARPER COLLINS
I Love Kawaii SC, $19.99 ^^AA Pick^^

IDW PUBLISHING
Little Jackie Lantern HC Board Book, $7.99 ^^AA Pick^^

IMAGE COMICS
Super Dinosaur #5, $2.99

MARVEL COMICS
Super Heroes #19 (Marvel Adventures), $2.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
Spongebob Comics #5, $2.99

The Picks:

Little Jackie Lantern All ages comics and manga for 10/12/11Little Jackie Lantern – IDW brings some Halloween fun for the little ones. Little Jackie Lantern has been afraid of Halloween since he was two-years-old, and he not looking forward to the haunted holiday again this year, with all the ghosts, ghouls and witches to come. Will Little Jackie finally find the courage to go out trick-or-treating with his friends, or will he do what he always does, run home frightened? Young readers will enjoy this tale of a little boy finding his bravery and learning how fun Halloween can be, and maybe they can find some inspiration of their own from Little Jackie. This would be a good addition to any elementary school library.

I Love Kawaii All ages comics and manga for 10/12/11I Love Kawaii – Let the cuteness overload begin! Kawaii is a Japanese word meaning cute that was adopted by schoolgirls in the 1970s to describe all cute things. Since then it has become a trend of visual aesthetics and is now a recognizable art form practiced by artists all over the world, with Hello Kitty being the most famous. Filled with full-page images, this book holds an international collection of the most popular adorable, hilarious and sometimes dark Kawaii art being made today. Along with the images, Charuca, a Kawaii artist herself, has short descriptions of the artist and her feelings about the work. Kids love cute things, and they may even recognize some of the creations in this book. With such a wide range of art included in this book, it could fit into any library from elementary to high school.

Images © IDW Publishing and Harper Collins 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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