Upcoming Furry Comics for February 2005
Doodles sends in this month's listing from Previews. Click below!Valentines will be in the air, and here's a few love letters from the publishers.
DARK HORSE (www.darkhorse.com)
Jingle Belle #4 - $2.99 - order #DEC040022
Will Jing be able to fight off the forces of the Mob in controlling Santaville? Find out in this thrill-packed conclusion of the four-issue miniseries.
Usagi Yojimbo #82 - $2.99 - order #DEC040031
Remember Koyama Matabei, the samurai in issue #53 sanctioned to execute his father's four killers? He's back and after the last of the four, only this time Usagi is on the other side. Find out why and what transpires in "Vendetta's End."
Katsuya Terada's The Monkey King TPB - $14.95 - order #DEC040056
Based off the classic 16th Century Chinese tale, "Journey to the West," this version by Katsuya Terada is equal parts Buddhist fable and "Conan the Barbarian" action. Lord Buddha dropped a mountain on "the baddest ape in Ancient China" and only promises to free him if he will escort a Buddhist nun on an impossible quest for sacred scrolls in India. That's one bad banana...
DC COMICS (www.dccomics.com)
Looney Tunes #123 - $2.25 - order #DEC040283
Wile E. resorts to time travel to try to catch the Roadrunner, thus causing an Asimov paradox wherein all Roadrunners are in all places at once. Damned coyotes get into everything...
Scooby-Doo #93 - $2.25 - Order #DEC040285
Four perpetual teens and their dog go after ghosts. Lather, rinse, repeat.
IMAGE COMICS (www.imagecomics.com)
Lions, Tigers, and Bears #2 - $2.95 - order #DEC041534
Joey and his new stuffed friends must go to see the Stuffed Animal King and get stuffed.
Lullaby: Wisdom Seeker #1 - $2.95 - order #DEC041535
Join Jim Hawkins, Alice, Pinocchio, the Pied Piper and Little Red Riding Hood as they go off on an adventures taking place after their stories have been told. Why is it here? Because Red's now a werewolf! They must have got along better then the story suggested...
ANTARCTIC PRESS (www.antarctic-press.com)
Gold Digger Adventures Stand-Alone Special #1 - $2.99 - order #DEC042351
Gold Digger #61 - $2.99 - order #DEC042352
Ninja High School V. 5 Pocket Manga TPB - $9.99 - order #DEC042363
Ninja High School #125 - $2.99 - order #DEC042367
BIG POND COMICS (www.dandyandcompany.com)
Dandy and Company Anthrology #3 - $3.95 order #DEC042452
Will Hollywood survive a star-struck Dandy having his life up on the big screen? What the hell, they survived "Waterworld."
BRASS BALL COMICS (www.bubbawolf.com)
Bubba the Redneck Werewolf #7 - $3.00 - order #DEC042465
COMMITTED COMICS (www.committedcomics.com)
Platypus Rex #2 - $3.95 - order #DEC042495
DEVILS DUE PUBLISHING (www.devilsdue.net)
Penguin Bros. TPB - $10.95 - order #DEC042520
Three penguins are granted powers to save the city, but they'd rather slack off. This former small-press title by Josh Blaylock has had all three of it's printed issues collected with the unpublished fourth, as well as an additional 8-page story.
GEMSTONE PUBLISHING (www.gemstonepub.com)
Donald Duck and Friends #325 - $2.95 - order #DEC042636
Mickey Mouse and Friends #274 - $2.95 - order #DEC042637
Mickey Mouse Adventures V. 2 TPB - $7.95 - order #DEC042638
Uncle Scrooge #339 - $6.95 - order #DEC042640
Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #654 - $6.95 - order #DEC042643
GRIZZLY BOOKS AND COMICS (www.grizzlybooks.com)
Jerk the Rabbit #1 - $2.95 - order #DEC042665
This book by Hector Lopez stars a bunny gone turned by alien experiments into the ultimate demolition machine. THAT RABBIT'S DYNAMITE!
Penguins on Ice GN - $12.95 - order #DEC042679
48 pages of icy silliness about nature's natural tuxedos by Sergio Salma.
KENZER & COMPANY (www.kenzerco.com)
Fuzzy Knights V. 2 TP - $9.99 - order #DEC042706
Join the stuffed animals Mossfoot, Violet, Target, and Ben as they take on all sorts of goofy adventures.
KOMIKWERKS LLC (www.komikwerks.com)
Rockets & Robots V. 1. GN - $9.95 - order #DEC042710
An anthology title by a large variety of creators based on the title theme, some of which are furry in focus. This is why I list URL s, folks, because listing everything in these collections is a nightmare.
MIRAGE STUDIOS (www.ninjaturtles.com)
Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #8 - $3.95 - order #DEC042721
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #20 - $3.95 - order #DEC042722
Boneyard #17 - $2.95 - order #DEC042730
The gang tries to relax with a game of football, while Abbey is asked by the FBI to help track down an unstoppable slasher at a summer camp killing teens. If you haven't figured out what's being parodied here by now, seek therapy for brain farts.
RADIO COMIX (www.radiocomix.com)
Furrlough #146 - $3.50 - order #DEC042764
This issue features the return of "Ebin and May" by Christina "Smudge" Hanson. YAY!
Genus #70 - $3.50 - order #DEC042765
ADULTS ONLY - Cover by Yamanenko-Ya, features "Amy's Adventures," plus work by DAQ, Eric Huelin, and Honeyfox.
SHANDA FANTASY ARTS (www.shandafantasyarts.net)
Albedo Anthropomorphics V. 5 - $4.99 - order #DEC042792
This issue catches up on some of the supporting cast, and introduces even more complications into Erma Felna's universe. None of which involves crowbars.
Mudpie #1 - $4.99 - order #DEC042793
The first in a series starring webtoon fave Mudpie by Guy Gilchrist, artist/writer of "Jim Henson's Muppets," "Nancy," and "Your Angels Speak."
Sgt. Frog V. 7 - $9.99 - order #DEC042850
When new student Koyuki falls in love with Natsumi and moves in next door, the secrets of the Hinata family are in jeopardy. Turns out he's a special agent in league with the Fifth One and Dororo. Whouda thunk it?
TOP SHELF PRODUCTIONS (www.topshelfcomix.com)
Owly #2 - $10.00 - order #DEC042913
In this issue, Owly learns that you sometimes have to make sacrifices and work hard at things that are important, especial friendships. Sounds like an Afterschool Special with feathers. =};-3
VIZ COMICS (www.viz.com)
The Art of Porco Rosso - $34.95 - order #DEC042965
A 205 page collection of art and sketches from Hayao Miyazaki's film about a pig in the Italian Air Force. Them wops will hire anyone. (Oh hush, I'm a greaseball too.)
That's the lot for this month. See you in 30, gang!