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This Week’s Comics: Amazing or Malevolent

Lori Henderson

2013 is now halfway over. Where has the time gone? It’s easy to guess with all the great titles that have been coming out! Archaia Entertainment, which just this week announced a merger with BOOM! Studios, releases the beginning of second volume of the popular Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard series. BOOM! Studios has a double punch with new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show out this week, and DC Comics releases the first collected volume of Superman Family Adventures, which includes the first six issues. Check out our exclusive preview, then pick it up after seeing Man of Steel!

The List:

ARCHAIA ENTERTAINMENT
Mouse Guard Legends Of The Guard Volume 2 #1, $3.50

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie Comics Spectacular School Daze TP, $5.99
Betty And Veronica Double Digest #213, $3.99

BONGO COMICS
Bart Simpson Comics #84, $2.99
Malevolent Mr Burns #1 (One Shot), $3.99 ^^AA Pick^^

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #17 (Cover A Chris Houghton), $3.99
Adventure Time #17 (Cover B Erika Moen), $3.99
Peanuts #9 (Cover A Charles Schultz), $3.99
Regular Show #2 (Cover A Mary Cagle), $3.99
Regular Show #2 (Cover B David McGuire), $3.99

DC COMICS
Superman Family Adventures Volume 1 TP, $12.99

MARVEL COMICS
Disney Princess Magazine #14 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #15, $2.99

SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
Amazing Agent Luna Volume 9 GN, $11.99 ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

malevolent Mr. Burns 194x300 This Weeks Comics: Amazing or MalevolentMalevolent Mr Burns #1 (One Shot) – Bongo Comics continues its spotlights on the minor characters of The Simpsons with this latest issue. Mr. Burns, the monomaniacal scourge of Springfield, is the subject of this one-shot, because he demanded it. Enter his billionaire boy’s club to see him at a miserly masterpiece of penny-pinching proportions. Joined by this sycophant Smithers, this senior citizen centenarian will bring laughter to the young and young at heartless. This issue also includes a mask of the Fruit Bat Man, the superhero alter ego of Mr. Burns. With well known creators such as Gail Simone and Jason Ho providing stories for this book, it’s sure to tickle the funny bone. Kids and adults will no doubt love this issue, and the mask.

amazing agent luna vol9 full 200x300 This Weeks Comics: Amazing or MalevolentAmazing Agent Luna Volume 9 GN – Seven Seas releases the ninth volume in what is probably the longest running OEL manga to date! Luna Collins, the genetically engineered super spy, is missing. The rogue agency known as Knightfall has lured her away from the Agency that trained her. Welcomed by open arms, Luna has left behind everything and everyone she holds dear. It’s now up to her friends and family to bring her back from the dark side before it’s too late. Amazing Agent Luna is one of the very few US created manga-inspired titles to still being going. It, along with its spin-off Amazing Agent Jennifer, has shown that good writing and art are just as important as country of origin. This title is a must for any tween/teen or graphic novel collection.

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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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