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All ages comics and manga for 11/28/12

Lori Henderson

As November disappears into the rear view mirror, we look ahead to Christmas and find books on this week’s list to put under the tree or to distract prying eyes. Archie Comics releases the next volume in the Sonic The Hedgehog Archives, and Kodansha continues its release of the manga adaptation of the tween adventure series Deltora Quest. Eva Ink releases a book for the Santa-curious, Santa Confidential, that asks the hard questions such as “How does Santa get into a house with a chimney?” along with 364 other questions, one for each day of the year. It a great book for keeping snoopy elves away from the tree.

The List:

AMULET BOOKS
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Volume 7 The Third Wheel HC, $13.95

ARCHIE COMICS
Sonic The Hedgehog Archives Volume 19 TP, $7.99

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson Comics #77, $2.99
Futurama Comics #64, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #10 (Cover A Chris Houghton), $3.99
Adventure Time #10 (Cover B Tyson Hesse), $3.99
Peanuts Volume 2 #4 (Of 4)(Cover A Charles M. Schulz), $3.99

DC COMICS
Superman Family Adventures #7, $2.99

EVA INK
Santa Confidential HC, $17.95

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99 ^^AA Pick^^
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover B Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover C Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover D Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover E Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover F Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 (Cover SUB Jill Thompson), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 Complete Box Set, $24.99

KODANSHA COMICS

Deltora Quest Volume 9 GN, $10.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Super Heroes #5 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #8, $2.99

TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS
Owly And Wormy Bright Lights And Starry Nights HC, $15.99 ^^AA Pick^^

PAPERCUTZ
Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 Terrible Toys HC, $10.99
Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 Terrible Toys SC, $6.99

The Picks:

MLPFiM 1 197x300 All ages comics and manga for 11/28/12My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 – The comic event of the year is finally here! Something is not right in the town of Ponyville. Some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange, and it’s up to Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, and Applejack, aka the Mane Six, to find out what is going on before it’s too late! My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic became an internet sensation ever since it debuted back in 2010, spawning fans of all ages, including boys and young men who like to call themselves “Bronies.” With a great cast and fun stories, definitely check this title out. Don’t let its target demographic keep you from picking it up or getting it for your little bronies or pegasisters. Mega fans can also pick up the box set, which includes all the variant covers; they make a picture when laid side by side.

Owly Wormy Bright Lights All ages comics and manga for 11/28/12Owly And Wormy Bright Lights And Starry Nights HC – Owly and his little friend Wormy return in a new wordless adventure. Owly and Wormy decide they want to go star gazing, but even at the very edge of their branch, they can onlys see leaves, branches, and more leaves. Undaunted, the two friends head out with camping gear and galoshes and find plenty to be frightened of, with screee sounds and click-click-clicking noises. But with a little bravery, they also find many helpful new friends. The charming illustrations and wordless story make this a book that will appeal to readers from the earliest to adults.

Images © IDW Publishing and Top Shelf Publishing 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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