APE ENTERTAINMENT Solicitations for OCTOBER 2012


Penguins of Madagascar Volume 2 #3

Written By: Jackson Lanzing and David Server

Art By: Antonio Campo and Bob Renzas

Cover By: Antonio Campo

Description: When Kowalksi’s newest invention, the Big-Ification Ray, causes Mort to grow to the size of a skyscraper, the Penguins are forced to find a solution before the problem gets too large for them to handle. To stop the massive Mortzilla, the Penguins will need to send one of their own into the fray — King Kowalski!

24 pages, $3.99.

Strawberry Shortcake Digest: Field Day & Other Stories GN

Written By: Georgia Ball

Art By: Amy Mebberson

Cover By: Amy Mebberson

Description: Strawberry Shortcake and her berry good friends are back in this collection of stories that are too Sweet to be missed! It’s time for the annual Berrykin Picnic and Strawberry Shortcake and all of her friends are going! With a pie eating contest, a Ferris wheel, great food and lots of fun events, everyone is berry excited! Everyone except Bosley Bookworm, that is. Strawberry discovers why he is not looking forward to the Field Day competitions, so she decides to help! This digest collects stories from the first two issues of the new Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Exciting! comic series!

48 pages, $6.99.

Rise of the Guardians: The Hidden Truth & Other Stories GN

Written By: Ben Lichius

Art By: Marcelo Ferreira

Cover By: Marcelo Ferreira and Diego Rodriguez

Description: North. Bunnymund. Sandman. Tooth Fairy. They are the make-believe characters that populate the imagination of children the world over. But young Jamie believes otherwise. He believes they’re all real, and he’s been collecting the “evidence” to prove it! When Jamie’s friend Toby comes over to spend the night, he finds Jamie’s “Weird Stuff” scrapbook full of copious notes and samples about unexplained phenomenon. It soon becomes evident that Toby has a pretty amazing story of his own to tell. Based on the upcoming Dreamworks film Rise Of The Guardians, this prequel tells the story of Jamie’s budding interest in the Guardians of Childhood — and the encounters that shape his fascination!

48 pages, $6.99.

Hero of Alexandria #1

Written By: Ben Lichius

Art By: Roberto Ali

Cover By: Roberto Ali

Description: When an enigmatic scientist named Heron invented the steam engine in 60 A.D., he began an industrial revolution nearly 2000 years ahead of schedule. After Heron’s mysterious disappearance, his only living relative, a boy named Hero, sets out to find him in an amazing journey that will take him around the world! It’s Amazing Race meets ancient, industrialized Rome in an incredible adventure that will test the limits of one man, shake the most powerful Empire on Earth to its core, and rewrite the history books!

28 pages, $3.99.

Hero Within: I Am Heroic TP

Written By: Jason M. Burns

Art By: Aurelio Mazzara

Cover By: Aurelio Mazzara and Dustin Evans

Description: Hero Within is an all-ages tale of bravery and heroism set against a modern day backdrop of teenaged reality and pre-adult imagination where a group of small town kids inadvertently become the fictional heroes they have admired from the pages of their favorite comic book series. Filled with heroes, villains, action, adventure, and important life lessons that range from “discover your true potential” to “it doesn’t take a hero to be a hero,” Hero Within is the type of series that everyone will enjoy, discovering story threads that not only resonate in their own lives, but in the lives of those characters that they once believed (or still believe) that they could one day be.

88 pages, $9.99.

Old McMonster’s Haunted Farm: The Bride of Porkula GN

Written By: Jay P. Fosgitt

Art By: Jay P. Fosgitt

Cover By: Jay P. Fosgitt

Description: Virginia Hamm along with friends Herford Bovis and Bill E. Goat travel to Porksilvania to claim the estate of her late uncle, Otto McMonster. Little does our trio know that they must survive the likes of Count Porkula, Beefenstein, Mr. Gruff, and a host of other ghosts and ghouls to bring home the bacon!

48 pages, $6.99.

Kung Fu Panda Digest: Noodle Cart GN

Written By: Quinn Johnson

Art By: Massimo Asaro and Christine Larsen

Cover By: Marcelo Ferreira

Description: Even as a small child, Po showed signs of kung-fu greatness. When his father’s noodle shop is overrun with mountain bandits, young Po crawls forward to meet the challenge, in a story we could only call “Baby Beatdown”! Then in “A Tale Of Two Noodle Carts,” Mr. Ping may have met his culinary come-uppance when Mr. Ting moves in on his business — and his son, the self-styled “Dragon Wizard,” is set to keep Po from saving the day! Collecting issues #1-2 of the hit Kung-Fu Panda: Tales Of The Dragon Warrior series.

48 pages, $6.99.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum

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