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All ages comics and manga for 4/11/12

Lori Henderson

There are a lot of books to look forward to this week that both boys and girls will enjoy.  In addition to this week’s regular titles, First Second releases new title Giants Beware. IDW Publishing has the Oz Treasury by fan favorite Eric Shanower, and Viz Media brings Voltron to a new  generation with the new title Voltron Force, which also ties in to the new TV series.

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Richie Rich Gems #46, $3.99

ARCHIE COMICS
Betty And Veronica Double Digest #200, $3.99
Jinx HC (resolicited), $16.99
Jinx SC (resolicited), $9.99
Kevin Keller #2 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Kevin Keller #2 (Dan Parent Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #12, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #3 (Cover A Chris Houghton), $3.99
Adventure Time #3 (Cover B Elena Barbarich), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Brody’s Ghost Book Volume 3 TP, $6.99
Magic Knight Rayearth Omnibus Edition Volume 2 TP (resolicited), $19.99

FIRST SECOND
Giants Beware GN, $14.99

IDW PUBLISHING
Oz Treasury Edition TP, $9.99

LITTLE BROWN & COMPANY
Adventures Of Tintin The Crab With The Golden Claws (Young Readers Edition), $8.99
Adventures Of Tintin The Shooting Star (Young Readers Edition), $8.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #1 (was ‘Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Adventures’), $2.99

ONI PRESS
Avalon Chronicles Volume 1 HC, $19.99
Courtney Crumrin #1, $3.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Courtney Crumrin Volume 1 The Night Things HC (Special Edition), $19.99

VIZ MEDIA
Voltron Force Volume 1 Shelter From The Storm GN, $7.99

YEN PRESS
Kitty And Dino HC, $16.99 ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

Courtney Crumrim 1 All ages comics and manga for 4/11/12Courtney Crumrin #1 – Courtney Crumrin gets her own ongoing comic! Courtney was the odd girl out until she was introduced to the world of magic and the Night Things by her Uncle Aloysius, a master mage of unknown age and mysterious motivations. Now Courtney faces a new dilemma as she learns what started the Crumrin clan down the dark path. Will she be strong enough to follow it to its end? Tweens and teens have enjoyed following Courtney on her journey, and this move to a monthly comic makes it exciting! And the move to color makes it more exciting! Libraries will have to do the waiting now, while fans can get their dose every month!

Kitty and Dino All ages comics and manga for 4/11/12Kitty And Dino HC – Yen Press’ new picture book is one that anyone can love! A young boy brings home a dinosaur egg, and the cat of the house is less than thrilled at the new member of the household. After a few weeks, the baby dino grows on her and the pair become inseparable friends, chasing frogs and butterflies, and then heading home for dinner. With next to no words, this book tells a beautiful and fun story of a friendship that transcends species. The art is rich and gorgeous, with a unique style that fits the story perfectly. This book is a must for young children and elementary libraries, though the sweetness and fun make it a title everyone will love. Check out my review of the book here.

Images © Oni Press and Yen Press 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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