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Market Monday: All-Ages New Releases - April 9, 2014

Disney Fairies vol. 14: Tinker Bell and Blaze, written by Tea Orsi, art by Manuela Razzi, Marina Braggio, and Roberta Zanotta

Tinker Bell is Pixie Hollow’s best tinker and she’s always on the lookout for new lost objects that she can turn into amazing, magical inventions! But when Tink goes on a scavenger hunt at the beach, she forgets to invite her firefly friend Blaze. Can these two repair their friendship, or will Blaze leave Pixie Hollow forever? Plus: eleven more exciting tales of faith, trust, and pixie dust!

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: Great Civil Rights Leader, written by Jennifer Fandel

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s had a charismatic and literate speaker in its leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From his pulpit as a Baptist minister to meetings with Presidents, Dr. King spoke forcefully for the need for every American to be equal, regardless of creed or color.

Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, written by Connie Colwell Miller

An avalanche begins with a pebble, and the “pebble” for the Civil Rights Movement was an unassuming woman named Rosa Parks. After a long day at work, she was told to move to the back of the city bus because of her skin color, but Rosa Parks refused because she was tired. Her defiance of the bus line’s rules led to a boycott of public transportation system until the bus line changed their discriminatory policies.

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #4, art by Amy Mebberson

Twilight Sparkle plans to spend some much needed quality time with her brother, Shining Armor, in the Crystal Empire. However, when a mysterious ghost starts haunting the castle, the siblings will have to use all of their combined monster knowledge to save the day!

Regular Show: Skips #6 by Mad Rupert

It’s the final issue and things are crashing down! Will Skips and Ted be able to figure out how to get out of this never-ending cycle of park torture? They might have finally gotten a handle on Mordecai and Rigby but the problem is going to end up being a lot more complicated than that…

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Samurai Jack #7, art by Brittney Williams

Samurai Jacqueline and the Scotswoman fight giants and wee folk alike as they struggle to free themselves from the gender-bending curse of the leprechauns. Cartoon Network’s hit animated series continues at IDW!

Market Monday: All Ages March 12, 2014 New Releases

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #3, art by Agnes Garbowska, cover by Amy Mebberson

Featuring the unlikely duo of Princess Celestia and Spike! In need of the birthday present for Twilight, Spike enlists Celestia on an adventure! What seems to be a harmless journey quickly turns into danger for even the mightiest of ponies! Who will save whom??

Peanuts vol. 3 TP, art by Vicki Scott and Mona Koth

Happiness is a new PEANUTS collection, Charlie Brown! The whole gang is back in this third volume, featuring brand new original stories from a variety of writers and artists, as well as classic strips from the legendary Charles M. Schulz. Join the Flying Ace, Linus, PigPen, Schroeder, Sally, Marcie, Franklin, Peppermint Patty, Rerun, and more of your favorite characters in this curated medley of humorous stories that takes readers from the pitcher’s mound to the tiptop of Snoopy’s doghouse.

Regular Show: Skips #5 by Mad Rupert, colored by Whitney Cogar, covers by Mad Rupert, Felicia Choo, and Monica Ray

Skips might finally have a solution to save the world from Mordecai and Rigby—he has to keep them from ever going into the park. With the help of Ted the Time Cop and an out-of-the-loop Benson, maybe Skips will finally be able to escape this never-ending vacation!

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Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #43, written by Heather Nuhfer

The Mystery Machine pulls into a small town as the gang plans for some rest and relaxation. But the video game Shaggy and Scooby buy has a problem: the game’s villain, Lord Vicious, has been terrorizing the local townspeople! Will they solve the mystery before this menace wins the game?

Market Monday: Picks of the Week, February 5th, 2014

Book of the Week

Alone Forever GN by Liz Prince

Liz Prince, author of the world’s cutest relationship comic, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed?, returns with a new comic about being - gasp! - single. At last bringing her popular webcomic to printed form, Alone Forever explores the joys of flying solo, free to focus on what really matters: comics, punk rock, and cute boys with beards. Drawn in Liz Prince’s ultra-charming style, filled with self-deprecation and cats, there’s something for everyone to relate to in this celebration of self-reliance in the age of OkCupid.

Singles of the Week

Batman: Joker’s Daughter one-shot, written by Marguerite Bennett, art by Meghan Hetrick-Murante, colors by Michelle Madsen

Who is The Joker’s Daughter? What horrors lurk in the mind of this deranged lunatic, and why is there more to her than meets the eye? More than just a crazy person who stumbled upon The Joker’s face, more than just a woman with a mission, The Joker’s Daughter sees herself as a woman on the path of greed, dominance and lordship over the Gotham Underground. This special issue tells a sordid tale in the life of one of DC’s most popular new villains!

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Ms. Marvel #1, written by G. Willow Wilson, cover by Sara Pichelli

The legend has returned! Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City—until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm, and prepare for an epic tale that will be remembered by generations to come. History in the making is NOW!

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Loki: Agent of Asgard #1, cover by Jenny Frison

Old God - New Trickster! Kid Loki’s all grown up - and the God of Mischief is stronger, smarter, sexier and just plain sneakier than ever before. As Asgardia’s one-man secret service, he’s ready to lie, cheat, steal, bluff and snog his way through the twistiest, turniest and most treacherous missions the All-Mother can throw at him… starting with a heart-stopping heist on Avengers Tower - and the death of Thor! And that’s just the beginning! Would we lie to you? This is LOKI, true believer - we’re lying to you RIGHT NOW!

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Collection of the Week

My Little Pony Tales vol. 2 TP, includes work by Georgia Ball, Katie Cook, Amy Mebberson, and Agnes Garbowska

Four individual tales highlighting some of the Ponies’ favorite friends - the Cutie Mark Crusaders, Princess Celestia, Spike, and Princess Luna!

Picks of the Week: January 22, 2014

Book of the Week

QU33R HC, including work by Amanda Verwey, Annie Murphy, Carrie McNinch, Christine Smith, Diane DiMassa, Edie Fake, Jennifer Camper, Kris Dresen, L. Nichols, Marian Runk, MariNaomi, and Nicole Georges

Edited by Ignatz-Award-nominated editor Robert Kirby, QU33R is an all-new 33-contributor anthology featuring a cross-generational lineup up of LGBTQ cartoonists. Where No Straight Lines set down our history, QU33R shines a light on the future. QU33R features over 240 pages of new comics from a cross-generational lineup of award-winning LGBTQ cartoonists including Jennifer Camper, Howard Cruse, Diane DiMassa, Edie Fake, Nicole Georges, Ed Luce, and more.

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Singles of the Week

ElfQuest: Final Quest #1, co-written and art by Wendy Pini

The Wolfriders’ chief, Cutter, knows that change is coming. His tribe’s proximity to the Palace of the High Ones, a mysterious and magical oasis, makes this inevitable. As Cutter’s daughter Ember, chief of her own tribe, shares her father’s efforts to preserve the old ways amongst their kin, the human tyrant, Angrif Djun, ascends the mountain her clan call home and rocks the foundation of their peaceful existence.

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Hacktivist #1, co-written by Alyssa Milano

WHY WE LOVE IT: From the creative mind of Alyssa Milano, with artist Marcus To (Huntress, Red Robin), and writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, Hacktivist is a fastpaced cyberthriller about friendship and freedom in a time war.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: Fantastic characters and stunning action set pieces, beautifully illustrated by Marcus To (Cyborg 009, Red Robin) and Eisnernominated colorist Ian Herring (Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand).

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Ed Hiccox and Nate Graft are young, brilliant, and the cofounders of YourLife, a social networking company that has changed the way the world stays connected. In secret, these best friends are also “sve_Urs3lf,” the largest, whitehat hacking group on the planet, exposing information and sparking revolutions across the globe.

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My Little Pony: Friends Forever #1, written by Alex de Campi, art by Carla Speed McNeil, colors by Jenn Manley Lee

Introducing a brand new ongoing series! Dedicated to exploring the magic that arises from the friendship of two different ponies, prepare for anything in this fun-filled team-team up comic! Our first pony pairing features none other than Applejack and Pinkie Pie! When the two enter a baking contest, you can bet the culinary hijinks are going to get messy!

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Collection of the Week

Basil and Victoria: London Guttersnipes HC, art by Édith Grattery

London, 1887. While the British Empire is at its peak and influences the majority of the world, the majority of the population of London lives amid poverty and crime. Basil and Victoria are part of the thousands of orphans who survive by selling rats and whose only home is the docks. Helped by Cromwell, their faithful watchdog, the trio will wander from the streets of Whitechapel to lands far and wide, meet famous historical and literary figures along the way, and all the while bicker lovingly. Edith and the legendary Yann have created a magnificent and funny social fable in pure Dickensian tradition.

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Market Monday: All-Ages — January 15th, 2014

Adventure Time: Mathematical Edition vol. 3 HC, art by Shelli Paroline

The all-ages hit of the year is now available in a deluxe, larger hardcover and totally mathematical edition! The adventures of Finn the human and Jake the dog in the Land of Ooo are available for the first time in this gorgeous oversized presentation. Featuring the universally lauded “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-Time” story!

Adventure Time #24, art by Shelli Paroline

Princess Bubblegum faces the consequences of her science experiment gone wrong as she finally finds a way to save the day! But is it too late? Find out if Princess Bubblegum is able to right all her wrongs or if her friends will never be themselves again, it’s a crazy conclusion to this arc!

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Hearts HC by Thereza Rowe

When Penelope the Fox drops her heart into the sea, she’s swept off on a perilous journey, dodging sharks and royal cat-guards until a cartwheeling chicken leads her to the land of lost things. Young readers will fall in love with Thereza Rowe’s bold and playful designs. And as they follow Penelope (and her heart!), they will learn what is truly precious.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #15, written by Heather Nuhfer, art by Amy Mebberson

Things are getting positively bookish in Ponyville! When a magical bookworm starts to cause some literary mischief, it’s only a matter of time before things start to get out of hoof! It’s up to our ponies to set things right… but will they want to when Daring Do shows up?

Regular Show #8, art by Allison Strejlau, colors by Lisa Moore

The newest issue of this not so regular REGULAR SHOW comic once again takes Mordecai and Rigby on an adventure that could only be found in a comic book! A great series for fans of slacker comedy, 80’s humor and awesome, one-of-a-kind art!

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Wonder Woman: Rumble in the Rainforest, written by Sarah Stephens

While visiting the rainforest, WONDER WOMAN discovers that a logging company has secretly destroyed a large area of trees. Traveling deeper into the forest to investigate, she is suddenly attacked by two angry super-villains — POISON IVY and GORILLA GRODD! However, these foes soon realize that they share a common enemy with the AMAZON PRINCESS. And, for one day, they’ll unite to stop the destruction of their habitat before it’s lost forever.

Wonder Woman: Sword of the Dragon, written by Laurie S. Sutton

While flying the INVISIBLE JET, WONDER WOMAN spots a message in the clouds, demanding that she head to the ancient monument of Stonehenge. When she arrives, the AMAZON PRINCESS finds dozens of tourists held hostage by MORGAINE LE FEY. The evil sorceress threatens to harm them all, if WONDER WOMAN doesn’t steal the all-powerful STAR SWORD of MERLIN. Believing she has no choice, WONDER WOMAN agrees, but the task will not be easy. She must convince a guardian dragon that the sword will soon fall into the wrong hands — if it is not in her own.

Market Monday
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #3, written by Katie Cook, covers by Stephanie Buscema and Amy Mebberson

The Mane 6 enter the heart of the Changeling Kingdom to rescue their friends! Danger lurks everywhere, and each Pony will have to put their best hoof forward if they are to survive the night! Unfortunately that’s exactly what the Changeling Queen expects! Will our heroes fall into her trap?

Market Monday

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #3, written by Katie Cook, covers by Stephanie Buscema and Amy Mebberson

The Mane 6 enter the heart of the Changeling Kingdom to rescue their friends! Danger lurks everywhere, and each Pony will have to put their best hoof forward if they are to survive the night! Unfortunately that’s exactly what the Changeling Queen expects! Will our heroes fall into her trap?

Market Monday

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1, written by Katie Cook, variant covers by Jill Thompson and Stephanie Buscema

Welcome to Ponyville, home of Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, and all your other favorite Ponies! Something’s not right in the town though, as some of the inhabitants are acting very, very strange! It’s up to the Mane Six to find the source of the weirdness before it’s too late!

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IDW Snags My Little Pony License, Katie Cook to Write
No surprise that someone’s bringing out MLP comics, I just can’t believe it took so long. However, I suspect there was quite the competition for the license. I hope they follow Boom’s Adventure Time example and invite various artists to variant covers and back-ups. (I need to see an Elena Barbarich pony comic, you guys.)

IDW Snags My Little Pony License, Katie Cook to Write

No surprise that someone’s bringing out MLP comics, I just can’t believe it took so long. However, I suspect there was quite the competition for the license. I hope they follow Boom’s Adventure Time example and invite various artists to variant covers and back-ups. (I need to see an Elena Barbarich pony comic, you guys.)

New cover art for the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic DVD!

New cover art for the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic DVD!

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