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Get ready to be blown away by the book you never thought you'd see! We asked which character you wanted us to feature in our next One-Shot Wonder™ and the answer was a resounding, "DUFFMAN!" The masses have spoken! Now the big question is, can Bongo deliver an awesome issue devoted to Springfield's most one-dimensional and underdeveloped character? We've got two words for you: Oh Yeah!



Comic Book Guy celebrates issue two hundred and eleven with eleven two-page stories from a vast array of visiting comic book professionals who just happened to stop by Springfield and into The Android’s Dungeon & Baseball Card Shop.



By Joey Weiser, Vince Deporter, Chuck Dixon, Ramona Fradon

 

After staying up past their bedtimes, SpongeBob and Patrick vow to go for it and stay up ALL NIGHT. Their mission, to become "Kings of Night"--and the nocturnal antics that ensue are worth donning those night-vision goggles you've been sitting on. Then, Silver Age legend Ramona Fradon (Plastic Man, Metamorpho) joins with Batman scribe Chuck Dixon to weave a tale of Mermaid Man's run in with true love, in a story we could only call "The Lovely Lure of Lady Mackeral." Also in this issue: SpongeBob tries out different shapes to improve business at the Krusty Krabb, and poker-playing Pirates try out a new  deck of SpongeBob-themed cards. All this plus "SpongeFunnies" by James Kochalka (Dragon Puncher), tidal trivia by Maris Wicks (Primates), and a back cover by Eleanor Davis (The Secret Science Alliance)!



In honor of our favorite holiday and celebrating the release of Bart Simpson’s Manual of Mischief (available now at all fine book stores), here’s a peek at the Prankster’s Crest!



SPONGEBOB COMICS #30 features fun flip-book-type transformations courtesy of artist Bob Flynn. Here's a sample of some of the surreal sponge-action!



By Sergio Aragonés

 

The Sergio Aragonés Funnies maxi-series comes to an end (for now!) with another astonishing anthology of autobiographical anecdotes, perplexing puzzles, and silly short stories from the maestro of mirth! Join Sergio as he encounters Japanese icon Toshiro Mifune and spins a tale of a comic fan determined to emulate his favorite superhero.



By Hilary Barta, Stephen R. Bissette, Dave DeGrand, Chuck Dixon, Derek Drymon, James Kochalka, Robert Leighton, Nate Neal, Travis Nichols, R. Sikoryak, Maris Wicks.

 

This issue: United Plankton finally cashes in on the trend that's sweeping comics--science stories starring sea-dwelling