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All ages comics and manga for 9/12/12

Lori Henderson

Jump into adventure with this week’s new releases! Archie Comics releases the third volume of Sonic’s rival, Knuckles The Echidna Archives. Boom! Studios continues the adventures of the girls from Adventure Time with the third issue of Marceline and The Scream Queens, and Seven Seas Entertainment releases the first omnibus of the prequel to Amazing Agent Luna, Amazing Agent Jennifer.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Betty And Veronica Double Digest #205, $3.99
Knuckles The Echidna Archives Volume 3 TP, $9.99
Mega Man #17 (Chad Thomas Regular Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #17 (Chad Thomas Variant Cover), $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Marceline And The Scream Queens #3 (Cover A Jen Bennett), $3.99
Adventure Time Marceline And The Scream Queens #3 (Cover B Andy Hirsch), $3.99

DC COMICS
Green Lantern The Animated Series #6, $2.99

FIRST SECOND
Legends Of Zita The Spacegirl GN, $12.99 ^^AA Pick^^

GRAPHIX
Drama GN, $10.99  ^^AA Pick^^
Drama HC, $23.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #6, $2.99
Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Volume 1 Digest TP, $9.99

SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Amazing Agent Jennifer Omnibus Volume 1 GN (Of 2), $15.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
Spongebob Comics #12, $2.99

The Picks:

Zita Legends 212x300 All ages comics and manga for 9/12/12Legends Of Zita The Spacegirl GN – Zita returns for more sci-fi fun! Picking up where the first volume left off, Zita is trying to find her way back to earth. But her exploits from her first adventure have made her an intergalactic megastar! While that sounds great, Zita discovers fame isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, and it doesn’t come without a price. Her true self is being eclipsed by her public image, while a robot doppelganger is wreaking havoc. Navigating this intractable mess of mistaken identity and alien invaders would be impossible for most anyone else, but not the indomitable Zita! Boys and girls alike with enjoy this new space adventure, something I don’t think we can get enough of! It’s perfect for tweens and up.

drama raina telgemeier 206x300 All ages comics and manga for 9/12/12Drama GN – Raina Telgemeier, creator of the award-winning Smile, returns with a title filled with friendship, crushes and lots of drama! Callie loves theater, even though she’s a terrible singer. She instead participates in her middle school’s production of “Moon over Mississippi” by being the set designer for the stage crew. But can they put on a show worthy of Broadway on a middle school budget, Callie’s lack of carpentry skills, low ticket sales, and crew members unable to work together? Things don’t get any better once the cast is set and the drama onstage and offstage begins. Things become even crazier when two cute brothers join the production! Raina Telgemeier has a real talent for reaching tweens and teens, and this title sure to be another one kids will want to snatch up. This is a must for middle school libraries and tween collections.

Images © First Second and Graphix 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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