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All ages comics and manga for 5/23/12

Lori Henderson

Get ready for the three-day weekend with some of the great titles coming out this week! Archie Comics has a hard-cover edition of the Best of Sonic the Hedgehog for die-hard Sonic fans. Dark Horse releases an import from Europe with the Incredible Adventures of Dog Mendonca and Pizza Boy for tweens, and Marvel nears the end of another Oz adaptation with the 7th issue of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz.

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Dino Duck Prehysterical GN, $6.99 **AA Pick**
Strawberry Shortcake Volume 1 Berry Fun TP, $14.99

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie #633, $2.99
Best Of Sonic The Hedgehog HC, $24.99
Jugheads Double Digest #181, $3.99
Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 #2 (Alex Saviuk Regular Cover), $2.99
Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 #2 (Alex Saviuk Variant Cover), $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson Comics #71, $2.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Incredible Adventures Of Dog Mendonça And Pizza Boy TP, $12.99

KODANSHA COMICS

Deltora Quest Volume 6 GN, $10.99

MARVEL COMICS
Dorothy And The Wizard In Oz #7 (Of 8), $3.99

SCHOLASTIC
Boys Only How to Survive Anything GN, $6.99 **AA Pick**
Girls Only How To Survive Anything GN, $6.99
**AA Pick**

The Picks:

DINO DUCK CVR 194x300 All ages comics and manga for 5/23/12Dino Duck: Prehysterical – Ape Entertainment’s Kizoic evolves with another great graphic novel for kids.  The Monkey Tribe and the Duck Tribe are in a race to climb the evolutionary ladder. Unfortunately, no one in the Duck Tribe has seemed to notice—no one except Dino Duck. He’s the only smart duck among a bunch of violent, slow-witted brutes, and it’s up to him to push his people out of the Stone Age and up the evolutionary ladder before the monkeys beat him to it! Kids will enjoy this title as they watch the clever Dino Duck create inventions and, sometimes unintentionally, thwart the plans of the Monkey Tribe. Elementary and middle school libraries and collections will want to check this title out.

Boys How to Survive All ages comics and manga for 5/23/12Boys Only/Girls Only: How To Survive Anything – Scholastic releases a survival guide that kids will love! Whether you’re a boy or a girl, there are things that are going to come up that you’ll need some help and/or advice getting through. That’s where these How To Survive Anything books come in. Each book is filled with how-tos that range from the practical to the ridiculous, but are always funny. You can learn things such as dealing with a clothes crisis, navigating by the stars, spotting an alien in your family, and avoiding being eaten by a polar bear! With a healthy mix of humor and helpfulness and fun art, both boys and girls will enjoy getting prepared for just about anything. Prepare your library or kids collection with these books!

Images © Ape Entertainment and Scholastic 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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