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All ages comics and manga for 3/14/12

Lori Henderson

Did you get your slice of Pie for PI Day? If not, grab a slice and sit down with some of this week’s comics! Archaia releases the next issue in its Mouse Guard mini series, Black Axe. Boom! Studios has the second issue of the popular Adventure Time, and Papercutz prepares for the upcoming Summer Olympics with the Smurfs and The Smurf Olympics.

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Richie Rich Digest Volume 1 Boon Under The Bay TP, $6.99

ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT
Mouse Guard Black Axe #4 (Of 6), $3.50

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Double Digest #227, $3.99
Archie The Married Life Volume 2 TP, $19.99
Mega Man #11, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #2 (Cover A Chris Houghton), $3.99
Adventure Time #2 (Cover B Jen Bennett), $3.99

DC COMICS
Cartoon Network Action Pack #67, $2.99

MARVEL COMICS
Super Heroes #24 (Marvel Adventures)(Final Issue), $2.99 ^^AA Pick^^

PAPERCUTZ
Smurfs Volume 11 The Smurf Olympics SC, $5.99
Smurfs Volume 11 The Smurf Olympics HC, $10.99

VERTICAL
Twin Spica Volume 12 GN, $13.95 ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

MA Super Heroes 24 197x300 All ages comics and manga for 3/14/12Super Heroes #24 (Marvel Adventures) – Marvel ends another all ages line. In this final issue of Super Heroes, Spider-Man has some pest problems to solve. Giant bugs are attacking the earth, but that’s only part of Giant Girl’s problems. Her favorite bug, Ant-Man goes missing, and it’s up to Spider-Man to help find him! This line ends after only two years after it was rebooted from the previous Marvel Adventures line. While Marvel does have new all ages titles set to be released next month, they will be more targeted toward Marvel properties in other mediums and won’t cover the range of super heroes that the Marvel Adventures did.

Twin Spica 12 All ages comics and manga for 3/14/12Twin Spica Volume 12 – Vertical finishes another title, their first tween title to end. This is it. The remainder of Japan’s first Space School class prepares for graduation. As the students reflect on their time in Tokyo’s Space School, they take time to express long hidden feelings and work out a few differences. And with the first student astronaut to be chosen from the graduates, will Asumi’s dream of driving a rocket finally come true? This story has been a real rollercoaster ride of emotion, and this final volume is no different. Twin Spica is a fun, uplifting, heart breaking, and ultimately satisfying story that tweens and teens will love. It’s a must for any middle school, high school library or tween to teen collection.

Images © Marvel Comics and Vertical, Inc. 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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