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All ages comics and manga for 10/10/12

Lori Henderson

October is the time for the weird and wacky, and there’s plenty of both on this week’s list. Drawn and Quarterly releases the first volume of long time childhood favorite Pippi Longstocking, making her graphic novel debut in English! Kids Can Press introduces Bigfoot Boy in his first graphic novel, and Papercutz has the next volume in their Monster series, with Monster Turkey!

The List:

AMP! COMICS FOR KIDS

Lio Volume 1 There’s A Monster In My Socks TP, $9.99 ^^AA Pick^^

ARCHIE COMICS
Kevin Keller #5 (Dan Parent Variant Cover), $2.99
Kevin Keller #5 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #18 (Sanford Greene Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #18 (Mike Norton Regular Cover), $2.99
New Crusaders Rise Of The Heroes #2 (Ben Bates Regular Cover), $2.99
New Crusaders Rise Of The Heroes #2 (ChrisCross Variant Cover), $2.99
New Crusaders Rise Of The Heroes #2 (Ben Bates Hero Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog The Complete Comic Encyclopedia TP, $16.99
World Of Archie Double Digest #22, $3.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Marceline And The Scream Queens #4 (Of 6)(Cover A Jen Bennett), $3.99
Adventure Time Marceline And The Scream Queens #4 (Of 6)(Cover B Zack Sterling), $3.99
Roger Langridge’s Snarked Volume 2 TP, $14.99

DRAWN AND QUARTERLY
Pippi Longstocking Volume 1 Pippi Moves In HC, $14.95

IDW PUBLISHING
Popeye #6 (Cover A Ken Wheaton), $3.99

KIDS CAN PRESS
Bigfoot Boy Volume 1 Into The Woods GN, $9.95
That One Spooky Night GN, $8.95 ^^AA Pick^^

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Avengers Hulk And Fantastic Four Digest TP, $9.99
Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #7, $2.99

PAPERCUTZ

Geronimo Stilton Volume 11 We’ll Always Have Paris HC, $9.99
Monster Turkey HC, $9.99

QUIRK BOOKS
Tales From Lovecraft Middle School Volume 1 Professor Gargoyle HC, $13.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
Spongebob Comics #13, $2.99

VIZ MEDIA
Little Miss Daredevil The Incredible Race GN, $6.99
Pokemon Adventures Diamond And Pearl Platinum Volume 6 GN, $7.99
Redakai Conquer The Kairu Volume 1 Invasion Of The Gilfreem GN, $7.99

The Picks:

Lio All ages comics and manga for 10/10/12Lio Volume 1 There’s A Monster In My Socks TP – Andrews McMeel Publishing brings out some creepy fun for kids, just in time for Halloween! Lio is not your average boy. Outsmarting the monsters under his bed, dealing with giant pet snakes, and building robots from the trash can are all commonplace for this most uncommon young man. Originally published as comic strips, these mostly wordless comics have been reconfigured for younger readers. Kids will love watching Lio outsmarting adults as well as the monsters. While sometimes bizarre and twisted, this book is right out of a kid’s imagination, and is perfect for any library and/or collection.

That One Spooky Night All ages comics and manga for 10/10/12That One Spooky Night GN – Kids Can Press releases some spooky tales for a spooky night’s fun! In these three tales of Halloween adventure, kids accidentally cross the border from the natural into a world of the supernatural where a broom can go in search of a witch, where mermaids can swim in a bathtub and a house party can get a little too batty, and all of this happens on one night. One SPOOKY night! With sometimes harrowing, but almost always humorous stories and art to fit, this book would be a perfect addition to any elementary school library or Halloween collection.

Images © AMP! Comics for Kids and Kids Can Press 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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