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All ages comics and manga for 7/18/12

Lori Henderson

While San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, leaving some exciting announcements (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic!), there is still plenty already coming out to be excited about! Archie goes to summer camp (as a counselor) in Archie Comics’ Archie Double Digest, Bongo Comics as a hardcover archive of Radioactive Man comics, the superhero of the Simpson’s universe, and the Smurfs reach their 12th volume from Papercutz!

The List:

APE ENTERTAINMENT
Cut The Rope Special Delivery GN, $9.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Kung Fu Panda Digest The Slow Fast And Other Stories GN, $6.99

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie Double Digest #231, $3.99
Jughead #214, $2.99
Jugheads Double Digest #183, $3.99
Sonic Universe #42 (Stephen Downer Regular Cover), $2.99
Sonic Universe #42 (Sega Variant Cover), $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Radioactive Man Volume 1 Radioactive Repository HC, $25.99
Simpsons Comics #192, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #6 (Cover A Chris Houghton), $3.99
Adventure Time #6 (Cover B James Lloyd), $3.99
Roger Langridge’s Snarked #10, $3.99 ^^AA Pick^^

PAPERCUTZ
Smurfs Volume 12 Smurf Versus Smurf SC, $5.99
Smurfs Volume 12 Smurf Versus Smurf HC, $10.99

The Picks:

CTR CVR 194x300 All ages comics and manga for 7/18/12Cut The Rope Special Delivery GN – Ape Entertainment is sweet on video games! Their latest adaptation is Cut the Rope, a physics-based game for handhelds that has the player trying to drop pieces of candy into a cute little green monster’s mouth. Evan Coulton’s life changes when a plain and uninteresting box is left on his doorstep, with contents that are anything but! An adorable small green creature with an endless appetite for sweets, starts turning Evan’s kitchen, and his life, upside down with his knack for getting into serious trouble. This is a problem for the thirteen-year-old, as up until now, tying his shoes was all the trouble Evan could handle! Because this game is available on so many platforms (iOS, Android, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Xbox, etc.), kids will no doubt already be familiar with Om Nom and his sweet tooth, and curious about the little creatures past.

SNARKED 10 cvr 193x300 All ages comics and manga for 7/18/12Roger Langridge’s Snarked #10 – The critical acclaim has been doubled! After escaping the kingdom and crossing the high seas, our unlikely heroes have finally rescued Scarlett and Rusty’s father, the Red King. However, the King doesn’t know who Scarlett is and refuses to leave Snark island. The Walrus and McDunk will have to figure out a way to save the royal family’s happy ending, all while the Gryphon is bearing down on them! Snarked has been a hit with adults and kids alike, and now Roger Langridge’s work has been recognized by receiving not only the Harvey Award, but also an Eisner Award, the Oscar Award of the Comics Industry! Pick up an issue and find out why.

Images © Ape Entertainment and Boom! Studios 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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