Upcoming furry comics for September 2007 (Previews only)
Lots of stuff this month, though nothing I find really exciting. Take a look at *Mice Templar*. The big furry news at the moment is *Ratatouille*, but there’s only a cine-manga comic in the current issue. And I hope everyone enjoyed AnthroCon!
DARK HORSE COMICS (http://www.darkhorse.com)
JUL070017D3 Usagi Yojimbo #106 24 pg, b&w $2.99
by Stan Sakai
Usagi, Gen, Stray Dog, and Inazuma/Jei all in one nasty free-for-all.
DC COMICS (http://www.dccomics.com/)
JUL070262D1 Looney Tunes #154 32pg, color $2.25
by a committee
'The Evil Scientist has kidnapped the Looney Tunes and is going to show them their ancestors.' Hey, didn't we do this last month?
JUN070231D1 Scooby-Doo #124 32pg, color $2.25
by Scotts Cunningham & Neely
The gang goes after the Abominable Snowman in a companion issue to the upcoming movie.
PAGES 146, 163
IMAGE COMICS (http://www.imagecomics.com/)
JUL071921D2 Mice Templar #1 52pg, color $3.99
by Bryan J.l. Glass & Michael Avon Oeming
'For the young mouse Karic, legends of the Mice Templar have merely been fantastic stories to hear and exciting games to play, as he envisions himself as a mythical warrior of old. Yet the Templar were real, and brought about their own destruction in a vicious civil war that left all mouse culture in the grip of brutal rat masters.' First issue looks like a real bargain if it's any good. There are several pages of preview at http://www.comicbookresources.com/news/newsitem.cgi?id=10946 . Not bad, though the mice with their diamond-shaped faces and mustaches may take some getting used to.
JUN071879D2 Elephantmen: War Toys #2 (of 3) 32pg, b&w $2.99
by Richard Starkings, Moritat, etc.
Africa and China are at war in Europe. Enter the Elephantmen.
'RESISTANCE! France has fallen to MAPPO... but even the Elephantmen have sustained heavy casualties.' Aww.
ANTARCTIC PRESS (http://www.antarctic-press.com/)
JUL073260E Gold Digger Sourcebook: the Official Handbook to the Gold Digger Universe #9 32pg, color $3.95
by Fred Perry & Doug Dlin
More of the same, ranging from Monty to Northern Edge Guard.
JUL073263E Gold Digger Annual 2007 48pg, b&w $4.50
JUL073264E Gold Digger II: Pocket Manga Volume 2 tpb, 136p, b&w $14.95
by Fred Perry
Collects Gold Digger Color #9-15.
JUL073265E Gold Digger Swimsuit: End of Summer Special 2007 48pg, color $4.50
More fanart, in color.
JUL073266E Gold Digger: Tangent #3 32pg, b&w $2.99
by Fred Perry
Continuing the printed collection of Fred Perry's online Gold Digger adventures, with Ayane "Mistress" Anno and new members of the Northern Edge Guard. My, there's a lot of GD this month, even without an issue of the regular series.
ARCHAIA STUDIOS PRESS (http://www.archaiasp.com/)
JUL073277F Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 #2 24 pg, 8"x8", color $3.50
by David Petersen
'[T]he party of Guard mice headed toward Lockhaven with supplies and medicine is split apart.' Some go to scary tunnels under the snow and some don't.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS (http://www.archiecomics.com/)
JUL073295E Sonic the Hedgehog Archives vol. 6 5"x7" tp, 112pg, color $7.49
Collects issues 21-24.
JUL073296E Sonic the Hedgehog #180 32pg, color $2.25
by four of 'em
'Enerjak, the ultimate evil is reborn!' Can't keep a good evil down.
JUL073297E Sonic X #24 32pg, color $2.25
by Edkin, Hutchison, & Austin
Eggman makes a super-robot.
PAGES 302, 304
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (http://www.gemstonepub.com/)
JUL073582E Donald Duck: The Case of the Missing Mummy sc, 7"x10", 64pg, color $8.99
by Pat and Shelly Block and Carl Barks
The title story is a new choose-your-own-adventure Egyptian thriller, supplemented by Barks's 1943 'The Mummy's Ring'.
JUL073582E Uncle Scrooge #370 sc, 7"x10", 64pg, color $7.99
by these and those
JUL073582E Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #685 sc, 7"x10", 64pg, color $7.99
Four stories, mostly Halloweenish.
MIRAGE STUDIOS (http://www.ninjaturtles.com/)
JUL073724F Tales of Raphael: Bad Moon Rising #3 (of 4) 32pg, b&w $3.25
by Murphy, Lawson, & Talbot
The action continues.
JUL073725F Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #38 32pg, b&w $3.25
by Murphy and Dario Brizuela
A flashback: Toddler Mutant Ninja Turtles get lost in the sewers and meet a strange alligator.
JUL073726F Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: the Collected Books vol. 4 sc, 7"x10", 144pg, b&w $13.00
Reprints of TotTMNT ##3, 4, 13, 14, and 33, two story arcs.
APR073945H Fog Mound Book 1: Faradawn hc, 6"x9", 208pg, b&w $15.99
by Susan Schade & Jon Buller
For grades 4-7. 'After living on the Fog Mound for quite some time, Thelonius Chipmunk and his friends are ready to continue their travels in search of answers and adventure. With new friends Bill the Human and Cluid Chipmunk, the animals sail off down the river.' They get both. This presumably alternates prose and graphic-novel sections like vol. 1, solicited in April.
RADIO COMIX (http://www.radiocomix.com/)
JUL073775F Furrlough #176 32pg, b&w $3.50
'Hilarious spooky hijinks courtesy of Phil "Poinko" Gibson in "Lancaster: The Ghost Detective", plus another chapter of "Treasure Hunters" fantasy adventure silliness by Remi Perron. David Davis turns up the fun in "Cosmic Dash", wrapped in a cover by Sara Palmer.'
JUL073777F Porndexters #2 40pg, b&w $5.99
More gals wearing glasses and little else. Pinups and stories. ADULTS ONLY
TITAN PUBLISHING (http://www.titanpublishinggroup.com/)
JUL073818H Shaun the Sheep Comic #7 magazine, 52pg, color $4.99 cheap
JUL073818H Wallace & Gromit Magazine #27 magazine, 52pg, color $5.99
Kidstuff, I suppose.
JUL073866E Ratatouille Cine-manga sc, 5"x7", 48pg, color $5.99
An adaptation of the Pixar hit. 'Releases with the DVD.'
VIZ MEDIA LLC
JUL073963E the Cat Returns Picture Book sc, 5"x7", 112pg, color $14.99
'A children's book based on the popular Studio Ghibli animated movie! The Cat Returns Picture Book retells the story of Haru and her exciting adventures in a magical cat universe using actual cel artwork from the original movie. The book and movie both draw inspiration from the manga series, Baron: The Cat Returns (also published by Viz Media).'