October furry comics for December (Previews only)
Doodles couldn’t make it this month, so I had to take over the job. I hear the brain transplant went well and he should be back with us in October.
DARK HORSE COMICS (http://www.darkhorse.com)
OCT060026D3 Usagi Yojimbo #99 $2.99 b&w, 24 pg $2.99
Usagi escorts a young woman from her gang-riddled home to the next town and finds it may be just as dangerous. Dilemma.
DC COMICS (www.dccomics.com)
OCT060237D1 Krypto the Super Dog #4 (of 6) 32pg, color $2.25
Written by Jesse Leon McCann, art by Min S. Ku & Jeff Albrecht
OCT060240D1 Looney Tunes #145 32pg, color $2.25
Bugs and Daffy as Vegas stage magicians.
OCT060241D1 Scooby-Doo #115 32pg, color $2.25
'It's a Wonderful Life' is pastiched; unfortunately, Mystery, Inc. continues to exist. Shaggy is kidnapped by evil elves; unfortunately, they give him back.
IMAGE COMICS (www.imagecomics.com)
OCT061871D2 Elephantmen #5 32pg, color $2.99
Story by Richard Starkings, art by Moritat
'Our fifth issue picks up where our zero issue left off as the Elephantmen start to discover that freedom from MAPPO isn't much like freedom at all.'
AK ENTERTAINMENT INC (http://www.ak-comics.blogspot.com/)
OCT063068F Zein #8 24pg, color $2.95
Included out of habit.
ALIAS ENTERPRISES LLC (http://www.aliasenterprises.com/)
OCT063073F Yenny #10 24pg, color $3.50
by David Alvarez
'Somebody's pregnant... and it's not the lizard!'
ANTARCTIC PRESS (www.antarctic-press.com)
OCT063108E Gold Digger #80 32pg, color $2.99
by Fred Perry
Brittany's back! How'd that happen?
OCT063110E the Gold Digger Sourcebook: The Official Handbook to the Gold Digger Universe #1 32pg, color $3.95
The first of the handbook series. Character stats, histories, aliases, etc., from A to A.
OCT063112E Ninja High School #145 32pg, color $2.99
by Robby Bevard & Ben Dunn
The return of a little monster that crawled out of an alien fruit tree in #12. Only it's bigger now.
ARCHAIA STUDIOS PRESS (www.archaiasp.com)
OCT063131F Mouse Guard #6 (of 6) 24pg, color $3.50
by David Petersen
The attack on Lockhaven begins and the Guard has to stave off the invasion.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS (http://www.archiecomics.com/)
OCT063147E Sonic the Hedgehog Archives Vol. 2 sc, 5x7, 112pg, color $7.49
by Mike Gallagher, Angelo DeCesare, & Dave Manak
Collects issues 5-8 of the StH comic.
OCT063148E Sonic the Hedgehog #170 32pg, color $2.25
'Comings and Goings' starts a story arc to culminate #175. Also "Island of Misfit Badniks", a supplement to the new archives paperbacks by the original team, Gallagher and Manak.
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (www.gemstonepub.com)
OCT063420E Donald Duck and Friends #347 32pg, color $2.95
by Barks, Pat & Carol McGreal, Ferioli, and Vicar
OCT063421E Mickey Mouse and Friends #296 32pg, color $2.95
by Wright, Milton, & Markstein
OCT063422E Mickey Mouse Adventures #13 sc, 7"x10", 128pg, color $7.95
OCT063423E Uncle Scrooge #361 64pg, color $6.95
by Barks, Lustig, Transgaard, Gattino, and Petrucha
OCT063424E Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #676 64pg, color $6.95
by Gottfredson, Rota, Pat & Carol McGreal, and Ferioli
MIRAGE STUDIOS (www.ninjaturtles.com)
OCT063565F Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #30 32pg, b&w $3.25
by Murphy, Brizuela, and Dwyer
'Michelangelo recounts this solo adventure as he researches the Manhattan haunts of author Herman Melville, only to encounter demonic forces from 19th century New York and a gigantic, otherworldly Leviathan!'
RADIO COMIX (www.radiocomix.com)
Nothing at all this month. Uh oh.
SHANDA FANTASY ARTS
OCT063635F Katmandu #35 40 pg, B&W $4.99
by Curtis & Loomis, cover by Howard
'In the culmination of a long running storyline, Liska finally becomes Chief of her people.' MATURE THEMES
TITAN PUBLISHING (http://www.titanpublishinggroup.com/)
OCT063650H Wallace & Gromit Magazine #17 magazine, 52pg, color $5.99
Feathers McGraw is back.
VIRGIN COMICS LLC (http://www.virgincomicsstore.com/eos.html)
OCT063741F End of Story: Mitrabhed #2 32pg, color $2.99
by Samit Basu & P.C. Vikram
More talking animals from the Panchatantra fighting beside Vishnu Sharma to save storyland.
Oct063795F Gumby #4 32pg, color $3.99
by Bob Burden & Ricky Geary
'On a trip to the big city, Gumby loses his nose when he chases some purse snatchers all over town. . . Without his nose, no one will take him seriously.'
There's also a 10½" tall minibust of Blacksad but it's $245.70, from my dealer at least, so never mind.