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All ages comics and manga for 2/22/12

Lori Henderson

There’s a good variety of titles on the list this week. Ape Entertainment has new collections of their licensed titles Megamind and Shrek. Marvel Comics has the next issue of their adaptation of Dorothy and The Wizard of Oz, and Toon Books releases a new volume in the adventures of the aliens Zig and Wikki as they learn about farming from inside a cow!

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Megamind Volume 2 Why So Blue TP, $6.95
Megamind Mega Collection TP, $14.95
Shrek Digest Volume 2 Living Green TP, $6.95
Shrek Volume 1 TP (Limited Edition Collection), $14.95

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS

Archie #630 (Archie Meets KISS Part 4)(Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Archie #630 (Archie Meets KISS Part 4)(Francesco Francavilla Variant Cover), $2.99
Archie And Friends Double Digest #13, $3.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Double Digest #222, $3.99

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson Comics #68, $2.99

CAPSTONE PRESS
Good Vs Evil Alien Snow GN, $4.95 ^^AA Pick^^
Good Vs Evil The Awakening GN, $4.95
Good Vs Evil Diver Down GN, $4.95
Good Vs Evil Dungeon Of Seven Dooms GN, $4.95

KODANSHA COMICS
Gon Volume 4 GN (Kodansha Edition), $10.99

MARVEL COMICS
Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz #5 (Of 8), $3.99
Marvel Adventures Spider-Man Tangled Web Digest TP, $9.99
Spider-Man #23 (Marvel Adventures), $2.99

TOON BOOKS
Chick And Chickie In Play All Day HC, $12.95 ^^AA Pick^^
Zig And Wikki In The Cow HC, $12.95

The Picks:

Good vs Evil Alien 211x300 All ages comics and manga for 2/22/12Good Vs Evil Alien Snow GN - Capstone creates a unique reading experience with their new series. A young boy visits a strange antique shop one winter day. The creepy shopkeeper tries to interest the boy in his personal snow globe collection, but the boy isn’t interested. Instead, the boy finds himself trapped in one of the globes—and added to the shopkeeper’s collection! The Good Vs Evil series is structured very differently than most books. Each book tells two stories. One is shown in red and the other in blue, and each gives the perspective of the good and evil characters in the story. Each story can be read separately, in different sequences or all together, to create a new reading experience every time. This sounds like a great way to engage difficult readers. Elementary libraries and collections should look into this series.

Chick Chickie All ages comics and manga for 2/22/12Chick And Chickie In Play All Day – Toon books entertains young readers with a new title from children’s book author Claude Ponti. Chick and Chickie are friends who love to play in their own way. Whether it’s scaring each other silly or tickling the letter A, the funny antics of these fluffy friends are sure to entertain! Young readers will enjoy spotting all the witty side jokes and other details in the deceptively simply art, while the vetted vocabulary will allow them to quickly start reading on their own. Elementary libraries and beginning readers collections will want to add this book.

Images © Capstone Press and Toon Books.

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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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