Bongo Comics Solicitations for May 2016
FUTURAMA COMICS #79
(W) Ian Boothby
(A) Tone Rodriguez, Andrew Pepoy
(CA) Jason Ho & Various
The Planet Express crew is surprised to learn that Kif has come down with a rare fatal disease and has only a week to live. In keeping with Amphibiosan tradition, Leela and Amy attempt to throw a funeral that he can really enjoy before he passes on, but Kif has other ideas, plenty of other ideas. Meanwhile, Bender gets bent out of shape over Professor Farnsworth’s new vacuum cleaner, the Room Runner.
Item Code: MAR161167
In Shops: 5/18/2016
SIMPSONS COMICS #229
(W) Ian Boothby, Tony Digerolamo
Bart is thrilled when a production of “Itchy & Scratchy Live” comes to town, but he is even more excited when the actor playing Itchy is injured, and he is asked to take his place. But it doesn’t take long before the thrill is gone! And Springfield’s favorite bus driver and beer slinger pull a little job switcheroo and let their Freaky Friday flag fly.
Item Code: MAR161168
In Shops: 5/18/2016
SIMPSONS ILLUSTRATED #23
(W) Ian Boothby & Various
(A) Ryan Rivette & Various
(CA) Jason Ho
Bart meets a reclusive B-movie director, whose collection of horror, science fiction, and Radioactive Manis the envy of every hobbyist in Springfield. When the director announces a contest to give away his massive collection, every geek, nerd, and dweeb in town will do anything to win. Then, Homer pits himself against an exasperating and pesky pest – and this time it’s not Bart! And, witness the reign of terror of Springfield’s super villain Doctor Colossus! Finally, a school field trip goes awry when Bart, Milhouse, and Martin end up on a runaway train.
Item Code: MAR161169
In Shops: 5/25/2016
SPONGEBOB COMICS #56
(W) Derek Drymon
(A) Jacob Chabot, Stephen DeStefano
(CA) Jacob Chabot, Rick Neilsen
In part 2 of “The Ballad of Barnacle Bill,” SpongeBob and the ocean’s saltiest sailor, Barnacle Bill, take on the deadly denizens of Rough ‘n’ Tough Reef-lowlife pirate scum, the sinister White Water Witch, a giant Fish Roc, and the belligerent bully Gangplank Gus! It’s a thimbleful of thrilling theater with the excitement of an exploding Segar! Plus: facts about hungry shipworms by Maris Wicks! Gary fights Plankton, by James Kochalka and Hilary Barta! And more!
Item Code: MAR161170
In Shops: 5/11/2016
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