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All ages comics and manga for 5/2/12

Lori Henderson

It’s Free Comic BooK Day this Saturday! Head out to your local Comic Book shop or library (if yours is participating) and check out some new titles. And while you’re there, support your LCS with some of these titles. Ape Entertainment collects the first story of the new Richie Rich with Welcome To Rich Rescue. Boom! Studios releases the first collected trade of the critically acclaimed Roger Langridge’s Snarked. Marvel releases Marvel Super Heroes #1, which features the Avengers, just in time for the Avengers Assemble movie, which is also being released this weekend. And don’t forget to pick up this week’s picks as well!

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Kung Fu Panda Digest Volume 2 It’s Elemental And Other Stories TP, $6.95
Richie Rich Volume 1 Welcome To Rich Rescue TP, $14.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica Friends Double Digest #224, $3.99
Life With Archie #19, $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #236, $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson’s Pal Milhouse (One Shot), $2.99
Simpsons Illustrated #2, $3.99

BOOM! STUDIOS

Garfield #1 (Cover A Gary Barker), $3.99 ^^AA List^^
Roger Langridge’s Snarked Volume 1 TP, $14.99

GRAPHIC UNIVERSE
Lou Volume 2 Summertime Blues GN, $8.95
Summer Camp Science Mysteries Volume 2 The Nighttime Cabin Thief GN, $6.95
Summer Camp Science Mysteries Volume 3 A Hunt For Hidden Treasure GN, $6.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Dorothy Of Oz Prequel #2 (Of 4)(Eric Shanower Regular Cover), $3.99

KODANSHA COMICS
Tokyo Mew Mew Omnibus Volume 3 TP, $19.99

MARVEL COMICS

Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz #6 (Of 8), $3.99
Marvel Super Heroes #1, $4.99
Toy Story #3 (Of 4), $2.99

PAPERCUTZ
Three Stooges Volume 1 Bed Bugged GN, $6.99 ^^AA List^^
Three Stooges Volume 1 Bed Bugged HC, $10.99

The List:

Garfield 1 CVR 200x300 All ages comics and manga for 5/2/12Garfield #1 – Everyone’s favorite lasagna-eating cat comes to KaBoom with a new comic book series. Garfield gets his own ongoing series along with his friends Jon, Odie, and the rest of the gang. In the first issue, Nermal finds a rare comic in the trash and takes it to Jon to sell. Will Garfield get the lasagna of his dreams from the proceeds? The series is written by Mark Evanier, hand-picked by Jim Davis to bring his creation to comic book pages, so you can be sure the stories will remain true to the characters. This is a must for Garfield fans young and old.

stooges1 cover 198x300 All ages comics and manga for 5/2/12Three Stooges Volume 1 – A classic comedy trio returns to tickle the funny bone of a new generation! The Three Stooges return with not just a new major motion picture, but also a new graphic novel series from Papercutz. In the first volume, stooges Moe, Larry and Curly work as exterminators, go to a Sumo Wrestling School, get on the set of a Spaghetti Western, and make it all the way to Hollywood! This new series is a great way to introduce a new generation to all the slapstick fun of eye-pokes and gags that made the comedy trio the icons they are today. Don’t pass this title up! It’s perfect for libraries and collections of all ages. And check out a preview of the first volume here at Good Comics For Kids!

Images © Boom! Studios and Papercutz 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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