Top 10 children’s comics for September 2016

Big name favourites are at the top of the list this month!

The lovable fat cat Garfield has been around since 1978! Think you know your Garfield? Did you know that this food obsessed cat has his own TV award? That’s right in 1985 his show bagged an Emmy! Take a look and see!

Our other top cat comic is receiving the 3D treatment, with a spruced up anime version showing in Japan from early next month.

 

1. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka, art by Satoshi Yamamoto

2. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

3. Garfield, by Jim Davis and Mark Evanier

4. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

5. Tintin, by Herge

6. Adventure time, by Ryan North

7. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

8. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

9. The Smurfs anthology, by Peyo

10. Asterix omnibus, by Goscinny and Udzero

 

 

 

Top 10 Children’s Comics August 2016

There’s plenty of great material in the Children’s comic collection! Some strong favourites in this month’s Top 10. Pokemon is really popular with the Pokemon Go frenzy that’s everywhere!

Peanuts is number one this week, so if you can’t find any on your library shelf Comic Plus has you covered for online copies.  Login with your library card and read comics to your heart’s content.

1. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

2. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka, art by Satoshi Yamomoto

3. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

4. Garfield, by Jim Davis

5. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

6. My little pony, by Ted Anderson, Christina Rice & Thom Zahler; art by Jay Fosgitt, Agnes Garbowska & Tony Fleecs

7. Adventure time, by Ryan North

8. Tintin by Herge

9. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

10. The Smurfs anthology, by Peyo

Top 10 children’s comics for July 2016

 Garfield is sooo comfortable in the middle of the the Top Ten.  Cozily squished between Pokemon and the strange world of Adventure Time.

Has your life been affected by Pokemon Go? The app that has got everyone hunting all around Wellington to add to their collection?

The library is a hotbed for Pokemon activity. The rare Meowth was found at the Central Library only a few days ago! Who have you found at a library? Let us know in the comments.

1. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

2. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

3. Tintin, by Herge

4. Pokemon by Hidenori Kusaka

5. Garfield, by Jim Davis, adapted by Cedric Michiels

6. Adventure time, by Ryan North

7. Asterix, by Goscinny and Udzero

8. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

9. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

10. The Smurfs anthology, by Peyo

Top 10 Children’s Comics for May 2016

Join Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty, Snoopy and the rest of the gang in their crazy adventures in and out of school and throughout the baseball season.  Come fly with Snoopy and Woodstock as they battle the Red Barron once again!  Other school capers in Big Nate’s adventures are ready for winter adventures. Prepare your snowball skills online

1. Tintin, by Herge

2. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

3. Big Nate series, by Lincoln Peirce

4. Pokemon series by Hidenori Kusaka

5. Garfield, by Jim Davis

6. Adventure time, By Ryan North

7. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

8. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

9. Babymouse, by Jennifer M. Holm

10. Asterix omnibus, by Goscinny and Udzero

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Children’s comics April 2016

Asterix and Obelix have new creators, Conrad and Ferri!   With the blessing of the remaining Asterix creator Albert Udzero, these two are creating some great new adventures for our Gaulish heroes.

Where do you think they will send our heroes next? Where would you set an adventure for Asterix and Obelix? Let us know in the comments.

1. Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

2. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka

3. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

4. Asterix, by Goscinny and Udzero

5. Tintin, by Herge

6. Garfield, by Mark Evanier

7. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

8. Adventure time, by Ryan North

9. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

10. Sonic Saga series, by Ian Flynn

 

Top 10 Children’s comics February 2016

Ready for a new Sonic caper? A new order is on the way.  Place your reserve to be first in line.

Adventure time comics are a great adaptation of the series.  The illustrators Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline do a great job of translating the TV series characters to their 2 dimensional comic book format.

Want to build your own Adventure Time character? Thought you might! Take a look at this Cartoon Network page where you can down your very own character and with a bit of cutting and gluing create your very own 3 dimensional Adventure Time character.  Who will you choose? Will you let us know? Are your cutting and sticking skills up to the challenge? Let us know in the comments and see what other kids down loaded.

Here’s your top 10 comics for February 2016:

1. The complete Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

2. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

3. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka

4. Tintin series, by Herge

5. Asterix, by Goscinny and Udzero

6. Adventure time series, by Ryan North

7. Garfield, by Jim Davis

8. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

9. Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi

10. Sonic saga series, by Ian Flynn

Top 10 Childrens comics for January 2016

Summer holiday reading has introduced a lot of children to the popular characters of the comic universe.  Classics and new comers have been celebrated in the first top 10 for 2016. The characters from Peanuts, Asterix and Batman have inspired movie makers.  Take a look in the children’s dvd collection for the latest Asterix adventure, The Mansion of the Gods in French and English, and head to the movies for Peanuts.

1. The complete Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz

2. Big Nate, by Lincoln Peirce

3. Pokemon, by Hidenori Kusaka and illustrated by Satoshi Yamamoto

4. Garfield, by Mark Evanier and Jim Davis

5. Adventure time, by Ryan North

6. Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

7. Asterix omnibus by Goscinny and Udzero

8. Chi’s sweet home, by Kanata Konami

9. The Batman adventures, by Kelley Puckett

10. Warriors, by Dan Jolley

 

Kids’ Club Review by Luke: Amulet

Amulet, by Kazu Kibuishi

Emily and Navin’s father died in a car crash. Two years later they move to an ancestral house and EMily finds an amulet that gives her great powers. On teh first night her mother goes to check out a noise and gets kidnapped by a tenacled beast. Can they save her mother? This book is very hard to put down. I rated it 5 stars and it is suitable for children 7+.

5 stars

Reviewed by Luke from Karori and Karori Normal School , 10 years old