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All ages comics and manga for 10/03/12

Lori Henderson

The days are getting shorter and finally getting cooler, so curling up with a warm blanket and a good comic is becoming more appealing. Amulet Books has the next volume of the well received Hereville series with Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword. Boom! Studios has another new issue of the well-insulated cat Garfield, and Marvel Comics finishes its first Muppets series.

The List:

AMULET BOOKS
Hereville How Mirka Got Her Sword GN, $9.95

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie #637, $2.99
Archie Love Showdown TP, $9.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Double Digest #229, $3.99
Life With Archie #23 (Francesco Francavilla Variant Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie #23 (Fernando Ruiz Regular Cover), $3.99

BONGO COMICS
Futurama Comics #63, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Garfield #6 (Cover A Gary Barker), $3.99

DARK HORSE COMICS
Christmas Carol The Night That Changed The Life Of Eliza Scrooge HC, $19.99 ^^AA PIck^^

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #26, $2.99

FARRAR STRAUS AND GIROUX

Wrinkle In Time GN, $19.99 ^^AA Pick^^

MARVEL COMICS
Disney Fairies Magazine #9 (Disney Publishing Worldwide),
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Comic Reader #3, $3.99
Muppets #4 (Of 4), $2.99
Road To Oz #2 (Of 6), $3.99

The Picks:

A Christmas Carol Eliza 196x300 All ages comics and manga for 10/03/12Christmas Carol The Night That Changed The Life Of Eliza Scrooge HC – A Christmas classic gets a fresh twist. Scrooge is a woman! Miserly Eliza Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future one fateful Christmas eve. I don’t usually start looking at Christmas books until at least after Halloween, but this title really deserved to be called out. It’s adapted and illustrated by Rod Espinosa, the creator of The Courageous Princess, so readers can expect an easily accessible story and well rendered art. Dark Horse is offering this title in hardback, making it a perfect gift for early shoppers!

Wrinkle in Time 213x300 All ages comics and manga for 10/03/12Wrinkle In Time GN – The Newbery Medal winning story finally gets a graphic adaptation! Siblings Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, with their friend Calvin O’Keefe, must go on a journey when they learn that Mr. Murry has been captured by the Dark Thing. They travel through time and space to Camazotz and face the leader IT in the ultimate battle between good and evil, in which not just their lives but the fate of the whole universe hangs in the balance! Hope Larson, creator of titles such as Chiggers, adapted and illustrated the story, and she takes it to a new level with her interpretation. This title is sure to not disappoint old fans and will no doubt win some new ones!

Images © Dark Horse Comics and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 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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