BONGO COMICS Solicitations for FEBRUARY 2013

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• January 2013

• December 2012

• November 2012


Bart Simpson Comics #80

Written By: Eric Rogers and various

Art By: Dean Rankine and various

Cover By: Jason Ho and Mike Rote

Description: In a stunning shift of power, the sons of The Legitimate Businessman’s Social Club associates (aka the Mafia) move-in on the “bully” trade at Springfield Elementary, and they have their sights set on recruiting Bart Simpson as their newest member. In other tales, Homer tries to make up to Maggie by offering her the Moon, Milhouse imagines himself on the plains of Africa, and Professor Frink pays an unexpected visit to the Simpsons household.

32 pages, $2.99.

Mylo Xyloto #1

Written By: Coldplay and Mark Osborne

Art By: Alejandro Fuentes

Cover By: Vladimir Shelest

Description: Every album begins with the germ of an idea, every song tells a story, and now it is finally revealed that there is a secret other worldly narrative behind Coldplay’s newest hit album and its enigmatic title: Mylo Xyloto. Three years ago, Coldplay teamed up with Mark Osborne to create Mylo’s epic story that has gone on to inspire chart-toppers like “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall,” “Paradise,” “Princess of China,” and “Hurts Like Heaven” — which has its own Mylo Xyloto comic-themed music video providing insight into the backstory of this new universe, and a glimpse of Mylo himself. Prepare to experience the world of Coldplay in a whole new way with this brand-new 6-issue miniseries!

40 pages, $3.99.

Professor Frink’s Fantastic Science Fictions #1

Written By: various

Art By: various

Description: Hold on to your ->Glavin!<- Springfield’s mad scientist, Professor John Frink, debuts in his own Simpsons One-Shot Wonder with a special blend of chemistry and comedy. First, Professor Frink creates a “Cool Formula” that gets accidentally dumped into the Springfield reservoir, turning every resident of Springfield into a swingin’ ’60s Vegas-style hipster. Then, Frink’s study of the beloved three-eyed fish, Blinky, results in a plague of biblical proportions. Soon voracious three-eyed mutant fish beasts overrun the entire town of Springfield!

32 pages, $3.99.

Simpsons Comics #199

Written By: Chuck Dixon

Art By: Phil Ortiz and Dan DeCarlo

Cover By: Jason Ho and Mike Rote

Description: Inspired by the current crop of trash-to-treasure reality shows, Homer raids the family storage unit looking for a valuable artifact. However, Homer is about to find out that his road to riches is paved with a lot of worthless junk.

32 pages, $2.99.


SpongeBob Comics #17

Written By: Robert Leighton and various

Art By: Gregg Schigiel & Various

Description: Readers take SpongeBob’s fate into their own hands in “Trading Laces,” a choose-your-own-pourous-path interactive adventure comic by puzzle-designer Robert Leighton and artist Gregg Schigiel. Then find out the secret of Gary’s new odd behavior in “Filthy Habit.” And Bob Flynn provides a key to “What Lurks Inside the Jelly Hive.” All this plus SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka and a fill-in comic by Dave Roman!

32 pages, $2.99.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum

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