By Rick Altergott, Graham Annable, Corey Barba, Vince Deporter, Gary Hallgren, James Kochalka, Scott Roberts, Vince Deporter, Maris Wicks, and Aaron Renier.
In our greediest issue yet, Eugene Krabs, owner of the Krusty Krab and SpongeBob's penny-pinching boss, scuttles into the spotlight. First, Krabs hears of a mythical tree with dollar bills for leaves. To what ends will he go to possess this fiscal foliage? You, SpongeBob, and Squidward all find out in "The Money Tree" by Graham Annable. For this issue's pin-up, former Air Pirates artist Gary Hallgren paints a giant Bikini Bottom dollar bill with Krabs himself in the presidential spot. Also: In "Squidmund Visits, " Squidward's got company, so he must get his house's feng shui in order. But Squidward forgot to plan for one thing--or make that two things: one yellow, one pink! All this plus facts about sanddollars, Patrick's introduction to the 3-second rule, and an adorable back cover by Graham Annable!