Upcoming Furry Comics for April 2004
Check below for Doodles' monthly comics update, this time for April 2004. As a bonus included feature, Treesong offers his addendum, as well. As always, thanks guys!Spring is coming, and a well-oiled Spring it is, too.
DARK HORSE (www.darkhorse.com)
Usagi Yojimbo #75 - $2.99 - order #FEB040054
In this episode, Usagi and Jotaro rejoin with Katsuichi-sensei and his pupil Shunji. In this brief reprieve, Usagi contemplates telling Jotaro the truth about his parentage, but will he risk breaking the trust he's gained?
DC COMICS (www.dccomics.com)
Looney Tunes #113 - $2.25 - order #FEB040288
Marvin the Martian kidnaps Wile E. Coyote. And a hundred minds have the same tasteless thoughts about the subject...
Scooby-Doo #83 - $2.25 - order #FEB010290
The gang is on the set of a haunted TV series. Probably "Ten Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter."
Tom Strong's Terrific Tales #10 - $2.95 - order #FEB040298
Lots more Johnni Future & Jermaal goodness...
IMAGE COMICS (www.imagecomics.com)
Bad Ideas #1 - $5.95 - order #FEB041305
Comic artists Jim Mahfood (I just _love_ that name) and Dave Crosland discuss various project ideas for comics with writer Wayne Chinsang. What sort of ideas? What's the title of the book, skippy. And you can bet your bippy that some of them are related to this bunch of bozos.
AIRSHIP ENTERTAINMENT (www.studiofoglio.com)
Girl Genius #11 - $3.95 - order #FEB042045
Agatha and Krosp crash land after escaping Castle Wulfenbach, and they soon meet a troup of travelling players. Then they have to save them and their caravan from a rampaging monster...
ALTERNATIVE COMICS (www.alternativecomics.com)
Rabbithead - $4.95 - order #FEB042052
This title by Rebecca Dart is an unusual mix of spaghetti western and Polish literature, where Rabbithead and her faithful steed Horsey have many harrowing adventures.
AMAZE INK/SLAVE LABOR (www.slavelabor.com)
Hsu and Chan #6 - $2.95 - order #FEB042074
This issue is chock full of all kinds of cute critters, like babies,
chipmunks, and lizards. Who get slaughtered in typical Hsu and Chan style.
BLINDWOLF STUDIOS (www.blindwolfstudios.com)
Patrick the Wolf Boy Giant Size Collection Vol. 3 & 4 - $15.00 - order
This volume collects the second six issues of Patrick's adventures.
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS (www.fantagraphics.com)
Krazy and Ignatz Vol 4: 1931-1932 "A Kat Alit With Song" - $14.95 - order
Yet another superb volume reprinting George Herriman's classic comic strip. Cover design by Chris Ware.
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (www.gemstonepub.com)
As always, there's tons of great Disney titles here.
Donald Duck and Friends #315 - $2.95 - order #FEB042411
Mickey Mouse and Friends #264 - $2.95 - order #FEB042412
Uncle Scrooge #329 - $6.95 - order #FEB042413
Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #644 - $6.95 - order #FEB042413
Komikwerks Volume 3: Nuts And Bolts - $9.95 - order #FEB042489
This is a collection of stories from numerous artists. Included in this
issue is work from Art Thibert, Cynthia Martin, Will Meugnoit, Aaron Sowd, Todd Demong, Bruce Zick, Shannon Denton, Caroline Hu, Simon Rodgers, Keith Geffen, Armand Villavert, Jr., Damion Hendricks, and Eddie Trigueros. Two contributions, "3rd Grade Creature Shop" and "MIGHTY WEASEL MOUNTY" are what get it listed here.
MU PRESS (www.mupress.com)
Wild #5 - $3.75 - order #FEB042513
ADULTS ONLY - Karno shows us how to "Capture the Flagpole" in painball, while Taral Wayne and Paul Kidd serve up a platter of "Hot Buttered Mice." That's not on the Weight Watchers approved list...
RADIO COMIX (www.radiocomix.com)
Furrlough #136 - $2.99 - order #FEB042578
The longest-running anthology of anthropomorphics continues it's run with this collection, featuring the return of "Dragon heaven" by Eddie Perkins and Matt David, as well as other collected material. Cover by Susan Meyer
Space Race #2 - $2.99 - order #FEB042579
Fabio Montoya's manga-style title returns for a second issue, as Carrot must now defend her title and has to train hard to do so. But what happens when the devious Razor become her trainer? Enquiring minds want to know...
Genus #65 - $3.50 - order #FEB042581
ADULTS ONLY - This issue boasts a cover by Dr. Comet, and includes short stories by numerous creators, most notably the return of "Rat Maze" by Shon Howell and Brian Sutton.
SHANDA FANTASY ARTS (www.shandafantasyarts.net)
Extinctioners Vol. 2 #14 - $4.99 - order #FEB042595
"Revalations" Part 1. As the title says, a lot of things come to a head in this issue, as various characters reveal parts of themselves not seen before.
Katmandu #30 - $4.99 - order #FEB042596
Written by Carole Curtis and art by Ursula Hustead. Includes "Oona the Cave Bunny" by Mark Moore, "Beans n Hay" by Ken Asche, and "Fawn" by Steve Addlesee.
Sgt. Frog Volume 2 - $9.99 - order #FEB042673
Tokyo Mew Mew Vol. 7 - $9.99 - order #FEB042677
Time to wander off for another month. See you in 30 days, gang!
Just the usual addenda this time: Sonic, RQW, TMNT, none of which I'd order myself. But for the sake of completeness:
All these are $2.95 24-page black-and-white floppies
except as noted.
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
FEB042123E Sonic the Hedgehog #136 32pg, color, $2.19
Three stories, by Romy Chacon, Ron Lim, & Jim Amash; Romy Chacon, Ron Lim, & Nelson Ribeiro; and (in the "Mobius: 25 Years Later" series) Ken Penders, Steven Butler, & Jim Amash).
DON'T EAT ANY BUGS PRODUCTIONS
FEB042300F R.Q.W. #4
by Ray Friesen
'Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale--! In this issue, Mellville
gets marooned on a desert island! We learn that Eggner Von
Shmoodledikes's freedom is only worth one comic book, and that walk-in toasters are both pointless and expensive. Also--the Vikings return, and this time, it's constitutional.'
FEB042498E Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 32pg
by Steve Murphy, Jim Lawson, & Eric Talbot
'"Seeds of Destruction": A solo story starting Splinter the Rat with art by regular TMNT creative team of Jim Lawson and Eric Talbot! In this second issue, it takes Splinter all of his wisdom and ninjitsu skills to ward off an attack by a powerful foot sorcerer. Marital and mystical arts mayhem from Mirage!' Foot sorceror? Marital arts? Hmm.
FEB042499E Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #15 37pg(?!)
by Peter Laird & Jim Lawson
'This issue: Mike heads to Maine... chaos erupts at Kurtzburg
Memorial... Don gets more than he bargained for on the tepui... and Leo goes sword-to-sword with a deadly foe!'