Regular Show #1 slams onto stands Wednesday May 15! ~ What'cha Reading?

Regular Show #1 slams onto stands Wednesday May 15!

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A couple of months ago we teased the Regular Show comic and now out of nowhere here it is!

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Most of you know this stuff isn’t really my “thing”, when it comes to animation I prefer The Venture Bros. or Archer (or Sealab 2021 and Harvey Birdman when they were around) but when we got the preview I thought I’d give it a look.

Cartoon Network (and Boom! Studios) is having huge success with the Adventure Time comics (#14 of which came in at #102 of the Top 300 books in March – source ICv2.com) so it was a pretty safe bet there would be other shows brought over to comics. So? Is this a cash grab or is it a good comic?

It’s good stuff! I have seen the show on occasion and let me tell you Allison Strejlau nailed the art style perfectly. The first story is just like watching the show! K.C. Green isn’t a writer for the show but he should be, the voices are spot on as well. This is definitely a book to pick up if you love this show. And if you just enjoy goof ball humor with a 20 something sensibility give it a try as well.

Now as the Dad of a 7 yr old and a 3 yr old I’m going to say, not really an all-ages book. In the first story Mordecai and Rigby goad Muscle Man into starting a mosh pit. Harmless in itself but the language is a bit rough for all-ages and the violence that the mosh pit unleashes is drawn well, disturbingly well. Realize though that I don’t let my 7 yr old watch this show to begin with so your mileage may vary.

Here, check out some preview pages…

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Regularshow_01_preview_Page_11So I give this a 3 out of 5, if you’re a fan you’re rating will be higher, much higher.

Regular Show #1
Writer: Green, K.C.
Artist: Strejlau, Allison
Cover Artist: Edwards, Nick
Format: COMIC
Price: $3.99
UPC: 84428400325400111
On Sale: June 2013
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Diamond Id: FEB130826

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