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Uncle Scrooge Vol. 7: Tyrant of the Tides

An eight story collection of the adventures of Uncle Scrooge, co-starring Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie. In the cover comic “Tyrant of the Tides”, Professor Von Drake has lost his mind and plans for the underwater search for the Nautilus, the real submarine. Uncle Scrooge wants to capitalize on the first underwater city, but with the loss of the plans and a warning note, Scrooge’s colleagues thinks it is a bad idea to move forward. Not Scrooge McDuck! Ever the planner that is always two steps ahead, he has already have a backup plan and moves forward with the mission. But as he, Donald, Huey, Dewey, Louie and the crazy professor set sail, the warning note may prove to be more than a warning.

My favorite of the set is “The Substitute Santa of Starthbungo”, a story from Scrooge’s pas...

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Powerpuff Girls: The Time Tie #1

Writer: Haley Mancini & Jake Goldman
Artist: Philip Murphy
Letters: Andworld Productions
Publisher: IDW Publishing

Blossom is stuck in the Wild Wild West! She has to get back to the present day, but cannot without the Chronogem. Before she can get ahold of it, she must save a runaway train, a robbery from Kitty the Kid and her gang, and survive a high noon lassoing in the town of Fish Stench Cove. The evil Mojo Jojo sent all the Powerpuff Girls back in time, with Blossom trying to get to the present from the early 1990s. From what she learned from the Professor, the only way to get back is by using the Chronogem that activates once the speed of Mach 17. But, will Blossom make it in time to save her sisters and Townsville?

Another fun read from IDW with the Powerpuff Girls! This is a carto...

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Yo-Kai Watch #1

Writer: Eric M. Esquivel
Artist: Tina Franscisco
Colorist: Mae Hao
Letters: Christa Miesner
Publisher: IDW Publishing

Yo-Kai a mystical creature that can not be seen by humans, but they can cause humans to laugh, do mischief and have to go to the restroom. This story tells of the time before Nate had the Yo-Kai watch, of Shogunyan the ancestor of Jibanyan. He is the silent protector of Princess Amy, helping her when she is in trouble by gifting her with the skills of a samurai. Shoguyan is in battle with Snartle, a Yo-Kai that punishes children who play tricks. Shoguyan does not agree on how Snartle handles these situations. We learn why Snartle is the way he is and why he has battles with Shoguyan and soon Jibanyan.

Full disclosure once again; I am not familiar with this anime, or a lot ...

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Ghostbusters: Funko Universe

Writer: Troy Dye
Artist: Philip Murphy
Colorist: Luis Antonio Delgado
Letterer: Neil Uyetake
Publisher: IDW Publishing

In the Natural History Museum in New York City, two evil Japanese warrior spirits awaken to fulfil a prophecy made six hundred years ago. Egon, Peter, Ray, and Winston are called to the museum  to vanquish them, but the spirits are too strong and they are defeated. Peter is reminded of an old show that has the prophecy that included four warriors. Being that the spirits are attached to their prized possessions, one spirit has escaped from a private collection in New York and the other is in Tokyo. The guys travel to try and stop the spirits from joining but are too late...

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Kill Shakespeare: Past is Prologue: Juliet #1

Juliet Lives! The newest chapter of the award-winning Kill Shakespeare series flashes back to five months after the death of Romeo, where Juliet is mourning yet another loved one – her mother. Now Juliet must discover who the murderer is, lest she becomes the next victim. New series artist Corin Howell (Transformers, The Mighty Zodiac, X-Files: Scully) takes the reins in a tale perfect for new readers to the series. (from IDW’s website)

In this alternate telling of what happens after Romeo and Juliet, Juliet lives and suffers alone after Romeo’s death. Juliet, presumably still the age she was in the original story, is self-absorbed and willful. She’s not immediately likable, exactly, but because the reader knows her story already, she’s at least relatable.

There are several nods to othe...

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