Best all ages comics for September 20

by Daddy Mojo on September 21, 2017

This week’s new all ages comics continue the fun, but increase the amount of spooky tales for young readers who want to get their Halloween fix early. In Adventure Time #15 Princess Bubblegum gets tired of the ‘cute’ and takes Jake and Finn to the Goblin Kingdom to watch a thumb wresting match. This is silly fun that’s OK for ages 8 and up. Disney Descendants proved to be a success and The Rotten to the Core trilogy is back with the second book in the manga from Tokyopop. For superhero fans ages 5 and up, check out Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy #22. This is the all ages comic book from Marvel, so it really is good for ages that young.   Here’s a look at five new all ages comics that you’ll want to pay attention that are in stores.

Star Wars Adventures

Star Wars Adventures from IDW Publishing is a hoot. This is only #2, but based on the first one this is Star Wars fun that ages 5 and up can enjoy. It has one story that is more action based revolving around Rey and her life as a scavenger. The second story is a more humorous one about Yoda and his childhood.

Suee and the Shadow

Suee and the Shadow is an original graphic novel by Ginger Ly, with illustrations by Molly Park. It’s about a young girl, Suee, who just moved to a new area and is starting school. She uncovers an ancient curse that brings her shadow to life and is causing havoc at Outskirts Elementary. This is spooky fun that ages 9 and up will like. Suee and the Shadow is from Amulet Books and retails for $21.99.

Rust

Rust, Volume 3, Death of Rocket Boy is the 2017 edition of this graphic novel. The art and storytelling in Rust is absolutely perfect. Ages 9 and up will immediately lose themselves in any volume of Rust that they pick up. The final, Rust, Volume 4 will be released in February 2018. Get up to speed on the story with Rust, Volume 3.

Go Go Power Rangers

Go Go Power Rangers takes a look at our heroes in high school. In Go Go Power Rangers #3 the gang is fresh off their victory over Rita Repulsa and are exploring their powers. This is a loose, fun superhero all ages comic that those 7 and up will enjoy.

Future Quest

Future Quest Presents is a vast improvement over Future Quest. Space Force is on an alien planet called Amzot and are trying avoid a series of traps in some dangerous caverns. The art in Future Quest Presents is beautiful and the story is one that allows kids 8 and to realize that the medium is a great way to communicate any emotion.

Humor

Descendants, disney descendants,


the simpsons, treehouse of horror

Superhero


Best all ages comics for September 20, mighty mouse, dynamite comics

Action/science-fiction


Best all ages comics for September 20, the little red wold


Best all ages comics for September 20, rust, royden lepp

Best all ages comics for September 20, Suee and the shadow

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The Sandwich Generation persists. School has started, the kids keep on growing and our medical knowledge and health sensibilities have expanded beyond our wildest expectations. In the past couple of months I’ve learned that gangrene is not uncommon, how to use left femoral bypass fluently, talk about various types of hematomas and that amputations are not a dirty word. It was the summer of health in our little corner of the sandwich generation and our boys were along for most of the ride.

Sandwich generation, doctor, anesthesiologist, the sandwich generation

 

More adventures in the sandwich generation. Here’s one trick how we kept our children entertained during the dozens of trips to any number of doctor’s offices.

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Gobi, the true story of a desert dog

September 15, 2017

For long distance runner Dion Leonard his biggest concern was to not look back. Over the next couple of miles the little dog kept pace with Dion. He stopped for water, gave him a little from his bottle and liked the unexpected company that was running with him. As day turned to night, the little dog earned the nickname Gobi, because he was a tough as the desert that Dion was running through.
That 7-day course had a couple specific challenges that tested and strengthened their newfound friendship. At the end of the race both of them received a medal. What a great story. This is totality that makes up Gobi, A Little Dog With A Big Heart which is a children’s book.

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Best all ages comics for September 13

September 14, 2017

Zebra, Croc, Rat and Pig are back in a new collection. I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream Because Puns Suck: A Pearls Before Swine Collection. Pearls Before Swine is a wonderful, sometimes dark, pun filled universe with surly animals who are sometimes kind. It’s hilarious, but you might already know that. The humor will be best appreciated by middle school students and up.
From Gold Key to Marvel Comics and now American Mythology, Rocky and Bullwinkle live on. These are new stories featuring Rocket J. Squirrel, Bullwinkle, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Dudley Do-Right, as well as Boris and Natasha. The retro animation is intact, has lot of curious value and younger fans will immediately enjoy the slapstick humor. It’s one of the classic all ages comics that’s making a fresh run of things with brand new content this year.

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Tales of the TMNT Wanted: Bebop & Rocksteady is retro, mash up gold

September 12, 2017

That spirit is what makes Wanted: Bebop & Rocksteady such a treat to watch. Shredder and Krang are used to wise cracking turtles who are much less of a ninja than today’s TMNT. The 1980’s turtles find themselves in modern times too, which leads to them meeting the current turtles. There is no butterfly effect here; this is strictly a time portal with all of the fun and very little thinking of future impacts.
I forgot that new Rocksteady is much more Russian influenced, whereas the 1980’s version has more in common with a stereotypical low level mobster from New York City. The 1980’s TMNT also used snappy comebacks and droll humor as much as they did their ninja skills. The new turtles are all action and that fact isn’t lost on the visiting turtles who comment on how violent things are.

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Star Wars Dot-to-Dot, deliver the fun Force one at a time

September 8, 2017

As is with any detailed craft book it’s OK to use a strong magnifying glass. Unless you’re a pilot, it will be needed, as will a fine point pin or sharpened pencil. At the end of the book you can see what each finished puzzle should look like. This is a way that you can give your mind’s eye a clue as you’re doing the puzzle or you can do the puzzle of your choice first. Name a character from Star Wars and they’re here. Grand Moff Tarkin, an Exogorth, Tusken Raider, Shmi Skywalker, Darth Vader’s final moments from Return of the Jedi, Greedo and all of the classic characters are all here. For fans 12 and up, Star Wars Dot-to-Dot is a fun, complex activity that will take them weeks to complete.

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Cirque du Soleil LUZIA in Atlanta, ticket giveaway

September 7, 2017

For us the acts to be certain not-to-go-to-the bathroom during are Running Woman, Hoop Diving on Treadmills and Adagio. Adagio is three performers holding one acrobat who proceeds to do tricks on their hands. Sometimes the one acrobat is the rope and other times they’re the ‘ball’ that is thrown. As with all Cirque du Soleil shows LUZIA is comprised of 115 people from 25 countries.

Bonus II: We’re giving away a family four pack of tickets to the 8:00 PM show on October 5. The Grand Chapiteau opens at 7:30 PM with the front gates at 7:15 PM.

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When’s My Birthday is one that kids will want read to them

September 5, 2017

What the book accomplishes is the manic feeling of breathless anticipation that a kid has in the days leading up to their birthday. They flip flop on party themes, list out who they’d like to invite to their party, imagine the presents that they’ll get and much more. From a parent’s perspective, it’s arguably more entertaining to watch a child before their party-than on their big day. Sometimes on their birthday they’re too over the top and end up freaking out over the simplest reason.

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