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Upcoming furry comics for December 2005 (Previews only)

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Once upon a time (Sat, 8 Oct 2005 13:06:47 -0700, to be precise) "Doodles" wrote to alt.fan.furry:

< On the one hand, I can understand their reasons, on the other I feel that it's their own damned fault for creating such an unwieldy nightmare of a distribution system in the first place. Ah well. Support the smaller distributors, like Rabbit Valley, Second Ed, and Mile High Comics. It may be the only way to get some of the smaller titles after this month. Meanwhile, here's what's in this month's catalog:

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DARK HORSE (www.darkhorse.com)
Perhapanaughts #2 - $2.99 - order #OCT050018
I'd love to say I have a clue what this comic by Todd Dezago, Craig Rousseau, and Rico Renzi is about, but the blurb in the book won't say. However, there _is_ a gorilla. o_O

pg 25
Jingle Belle: The Fight Before Christmas - $2.99 - order #OCT050021
Another one-shot starring Santa's rebellious daughter, in a followup to "The Mighty Elves" as she once more takes to the ice in a hockey game against her snow leopard rival Tashi. BITCHFIGHT!

pg 91
DC COMICS (www.dccomics.com)
Looney Tunes #133 - $2.25 - order #OCT050284
Pet Puma just wants to relax, but Yosemite Sam has other plans. Call the Sierra Club.

Scooby-Doo #103 - $2.25 - order #OCT050285
It's December, so it's a haunted snowman. Typical.

pg 108
Wildsiderz #3 - $3.50 - order #OCT050309
Will the team be able to work together, or fall into the usual series of xeroxed Marvel Comics cliche's that most team comics fall into? Only your hairdresser knows for sure.

pg 209
AIRSHIP ENTERTAINMENT (www.girlgeniusonline.com)
Girl Genius Vol. 4 TP - $20.95 softcover, $36.95 hardcover - order
#OCT052684 (softcover) 2685 (hardcover)
Now that the Foglios have taken GG off the comics rack and onto the web, these books are the only dead-tree editions available. But they're oh so worth it...

AIRWAVE COMICS
The Wonderful World of Oz GN - $9.99 - order #OCT052689
A comic version of the classic L. Frank Baum tale with illios by Richard Maurizio.

pg 214
ALIAS COMICS (www.aliascomics.net)
Yenny #4 - $2.99 - order #OCT052709

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AMAZE INK/SLAVE LABOR (www.slavelabor.com)
Bear #10 - $2.95 - order #OCT052721
In this issue, Bear dies and Looshkin becomes a father. So aside from the latter part, it's like every issue...

pg 221
ANTARCTIC PRESS (www.antarctic-press.com)
Gold Digger #70 - $2.99 - order #OCT052757

pg 226
Ninja High School #134 - #2.99 - order #OCT052761

Oz the Manga #7 - $2.99 - order #OCT052762

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FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS (www.fantagraphics.com)
Meow Baby GN - $16.95 - order #OCT052980
Another book of Jason and his animal-headed characters, this one featuring numerous shorts he's done.

pg 276
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (www.gemstonepub.com)
Donald Duck and Friends #335 - $2.95 - order #OCT052998

Mickey Mouse and Friends #284 - $2.95 - order #OCT052999

Mickey Mouse Adventures Vol. 7 TP - $7.95 - order #OCT053000

Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #664 - $6.95 - order #OCT053002

Uncle Scrooge #349 - $6.95 - order #OCT053003

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HYPERION BOOKS
Fashion Kitty Vol. 1 GN - $8.99 - order #OCT053021
This series by Charise Mericle Harper stars the title character as a heroine who fights for fashion freedom. Intended for teen girls or Carson Kressley.

pg 296
MIRAGE STUDIOS (www.ninjaturtles.com)
Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #18 - $3.25 - order #OCT053101

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #25 - $2.95 - order #OCT053102

pg 300
MR COMICS (www.mrcomics.ca)
Revolution on the Planet of the Apes #1 - $3.98 - order #OCT053108
There go banana futures...

MU PRESS (www.mupress.com)
Wild #18 - $3.75 - order #OCT053112
ADULTS ONLY In this, the final issue of the series (thanks, Diamond. You assholes.), Karno's horny doctor is visited by "The Inspector," Matt McAndrews treasure hunters get too caught up in their work, and JW Kennedy's genie grants three wishes you wish you'd thought of.

pg 307
NBM (www.nbmpub.com)
Boneyard #20 - $2.95 - order #OCT053121
Can Paris beat hia pumpkin-headed adversary with just a baseball bat and a bottle of No-Doze? Tune in and see!

pg 311
RADIO COMIX (www.radiocomix.com)
Genus #75 - $3.50 - order #OCT053149
ADULTS ONLY In this issue, more "Skunkette School", ReDadilio, Shon Howell, Brian Sutton, and DAQ.

pg 312
Furrlough #155 - $3.50 - order #OCT053150
More of "Ace and Queenie" and "Ebin and May."

RANDOM HOUSE (www.randomhouse.com)
Babymouse Vol. 1: Our Hero - $5.95 - order #OCT053151

Babymouse Vol. 2: Queen of the World - $5.95 - order #OCT053152
This series by Jennifer Holm starts the title character as a young rodent dealing with the usual travails of childhood: school, friends, mousetraps...

pg 317
SHANDA FANTASY ARTS
Giant Shanda Annual #10 - $4.99 - order #OCT053169
The cover is a take-off on "The Incredibles," so _you_ guess the story inside. =};-3

Katmandu #33 - $4.99 - order #OCT053170
It's hard enough taking in stray kittens, but stray sabretooth tigers?

pg 318
SPEAKEASY COMICS (http://www.speakeasycomics.com/index.asp)
Hero at Large #3 - $2.99 - order #OCT053180
General Gorilla and his army of monkey-men have turned all of Megalotroplois into primates. Sounds okay to me, but the Hero Scouts have to ***** it all up by changing them back.

pg 328
Strangeways #2 - $2.50 - order #OCT053190
Webster is gravely ill in the wake of the wolf's attack, and Cillin finds Silver Branch isn't proving to be the safe haven that it first appeared to be. Break out the doggy treats.

pg 341
TOKYOPOP (www.tokyopop.com)
Hyper Police #5 - $9.99 - order #OCT053221
Natsuki's father arrives, and puts a bounty on her head for her safe return after finding out what she does for a living. This man will not be getting a card next Father's day.

pg 344
Kingdom Hearts Vol. 2 - $5.99 - order #OCT053231

pg 346
Chicken Little Cinemanga GN - $7.99 - order #OCT053233
This is good. The film asn't come out yet and the ads already read "From Disney's Hit Movie!" As we say on Something Awful, O RLY?

See you all in another month!>>

And then the heroic Philip Cohen
replied on Sun, 09 Oct 2005 19:17:22 GMT:

<

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AMAZE INK (SLAVE LABOR)
OCT052730E Little Scrowlie #12 24pg $2.95
by Todd Meister & Jennifer Feinberg
'Astral projecting cats! What more need be said? Scrowlie, so desparate to leave the suburbs that she'll try anything, exits her body to search for her city-dwelling friends. All the while, the Goatbusters' Potluck and Fiery Inferno of Death trundles its way to a climax everyone could have predicted if they'd just paid attention to the event's name.'

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ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
OCT052786E Sonic the Hedgehog #157 32pg, color $2.25
by Ken Penders & Ron Lim
'"System Shutdown": Coinciding with the eagerly awaited Shadow the Hedgehog video game from Sega, it's the eagerly awaited return of Sonic's dark counterpart, Shadow!' My life is now complete.

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COMIC LIBRARY INTERNATIONAL
OCT052893F Humpty Dumpty Chronicles one-shot 48pg $5.95
by Mitchell Perkins & Alison Williams
'Travel only along the known trails! Don't wander from the winding path and, above all else, never travel alone at night through the ancient forest! So begins the epic adventure of Peter Wheatley and the denizens of Hidden Hedge, led by Yuri, leader of the Snow Mice. Follow the animals and sprites of this magical, yet all too deadly, realm as they contend with a legacy of Gwendolyn, the spirit of a Roman Centurion's long lost daughter and the legend of the greatest action hero of them all, Humpty Dumpty.' Doesn't seem like a good career choice for the Humpty Dumpty I know.

And a couple of notes on Doodles's listings:
Wild #18 - this was also SEP053028. I wonder why Diamond listed it again? Particularly since, according to Edd Vick's 14 Sep note, #15 was to be the last?
Giant Shanda Annual #10 - that's Giant Shanda *Animal*. One must respect the tradition of bad puns in furry names.>>
--
Always carry a grapefruit, Treesong

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