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Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 1
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    • Label #0345193015

    (W/A) Kochalka, Barta, Sikoryak, Various Are you ready for the comic book premiere of the world's most popular fry-cooking sponge?! This first issue is a whale of a collection of comics by talented indy, mainstream, and animation cartoonists - James Kochalka (Johnny Boo, American Elf), Hilary Barta (Fear Agent), Graham Annable (Grickle), Gregg Schigiel (X-Babies), Jacob Chabot (Mighty Skullboy Army, X-Babies), and more! In this issue: SpongeBob has a recurring nightmare about his favorite cereal; Squidward introduces music to the Krusty Krab; and Mermaid Man is freaked out by a fan who won't... stop... staring! Also: Patrick and SpongeBob team up for the most idiotic joke ever; SpongeBob learns to glow; and readers are invited to draw the absorbing one's new hairdo! All this, plus a page of SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka and a cover pinup, equals a ship-shape maiden voyage! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #2
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 2
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    (W/A) Various SpongeBob's dreams may be the key to his finally passing his boating school road test. Also: SpongeBob splits in two, Patrick has a secret, Gary plays video games, and more! All this and a pin-up of this issue's hot-roddin' cover. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #3
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 3

    (W/A) Various Legendary Silver Age artist Ramona Fradon (Metamorpho, Plastic Man) lends her talents to a Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy story as SpongeBob gets Squidward hooked on comics! Also: a view into how Patrick's mind 'works,' Gary's career as a Krusty Krab intern, a pin-up by SpongeBob creator Steve Hillenburg, and more. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #4
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 4

    (W/A) Various SpongeBob's job at the Krusty Krab is jeopardized by a multi-purpose robot - but is there more to it than meets the (single, cyclopean) eye? Also: SpongeBob and Patrick do a simple favor for Sandy, which of course leads to disaster, woe, and rappelling. Plus, Plankton's family tree is revealed. All this, plus short bursts of brilliant SpongeComics by indie darlings Stephen DeStefano, Sam Henderson, James Kochalka, Dave Roman, and Joey Weiser. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 5

    (W/A) Chuck Dixon, Stephen DeStefano, Derek Drymon, Gregg Schigiel, Various In 'Day Off/Off Day,' The Krusty Krab is under siege by SpongeBob! Krabs must keep the humble fry cook from entering the restaurant or (horrors!) face a modest fine for working his employees too hard. But a determined SpongeBob can get through any defenses that Krabs concocts. How far will Krabs go to keep him out? Also, Patrick and SpongeBob face the open road in big rigs. All this plus a pin-up, a choose-your-path comic of Squidward's nightmares, a page of aquatic facts, and a knockout back cover written by Joey Weiser! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #6
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 6

    SpongeBob journeys to an alternate dimension in 'Bikini Bottom 2' and encounters a very familiar - and yet startlingly different - cast of characters! In 'Squidward Saves Television,' Squidward takes over SpongeBob's favorite shows in order to bring a little class to television. Yeah, that'll work! Plus: a cover pin-up, 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka, a painted back cover by Julie Wilson, and an interactive comic that invites readers to draw Mr. Krabs' tattoos! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #7
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 7

    In 'Missing Man,' SpongeBob, Patrick, and Barnacle Boy go on a desperately dumb search for a wayward Mermaid Man, annoying the hero's entire rogues gallery along the way. And SpongeBob becomes the champion of an underground civilization living beneath the Krusty Krab in 'Look Out Below.' Also, Gary heaves a hairball, courtesy of James Kochalka (Dragon Puncher), and Squidward's clarinet playing gets an assist from Bob Flynn (Heeby Jeeby Comics). All this plus a Scott Shaw! (Simpsons Comics) ad-parody and a pin-up of this issue's sword-and-spongery cover!""(W) James Kochalka, Graham Annable (A) David Lewman, Jacob Chabot (CA) Jacob Chabot Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #8
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 8

    (W) Graham Annable (A) Corey Barba & Various (CA) Vincent DePorter Patrick and SpongeBob's kelp karpet sleds go really fast - and in 'Slip-Sledding Away,' SpongeBob finds a way to make them go even faster! Soon the friends find themselves sledding to a mysterious, faraway retirement community. In 'Recipe For Success,' Plankton finally puts his genius to work and creates a delicious secret formula of his own. Is this the end of The Krusty Krab? All this plus SpongeBob's unique solution to a toothache; a cover pin-up; and more! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #13
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 13

    (W) David Lewman & Various (A) Stephen R. Bissette & Various Comics legends join with SpongeBob Comics regulars to weave weird water-logged tales for a spooktacular Halloween issue. In Derek Drymon's story 'Drawn In,' SpongeBob uses crayons to insert himself into an old Mermaid Man horror comic - with atmospheric art by Steven Bissette (Swamp Thing). Tony Millionaire (Sock Monkey) illustrates Drymon's rhyming romance of doomed love in 'The Curse of the Flying Dutchman.' And in 'Dream Big' Gary goes Godzilla courtesy of Chris Yambar and painted art by MADman Al Jaffee! All this plus a night in the Fry Cook Museum, facts about the hideous angler fish, and SpongeBob's short career as a detective! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #16
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 16

    (W) Jacob Lambert & Various (A) Stephanie Gladden & Various (CA) Jacob Chabot It's an all-out adventure issue as SpongeBob and Mr. Krabs set out on sea voyage in search of 'The Treasure of Captain Goldfish' - with a sinister stowaway on board. Plus: a pull-out map, facts about sea turtles, SpongeBob's trip to a land of wizards and fauns, and more! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #17
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 17

    (W) Robert Leighton & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various Readers take SpongeBob's fate into their own hands in 'Trading Laces,' a choose-your-own-pourous-path interactive adventure comic by puzzle-designer Robert Leighton (The New Yorker) and artist Gregg Schigiel (X-Babies). Then find out the secret of Gary's new odd behavior in 'Filthy Habit.' And Bob Flynn (Bravest Warriors) provides a key to 'What Lurks Inside the Jelly Hive.' All this plus SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka (American Elf) and a fill-in comic by Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy)! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #18
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 18

    (W) David Lewman & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various The latest addition to Mrs. Puff's boating school is the Flying Dutchman, and SpongeBob is terrified! Will Mrs. Puff finally be rid of her worst student? Find out in 'Driving Dutchman.' And in 'New Guy,' Patrick and SpongeBob make a friend who's a lot of fun, even if he doesn't move or talk at all! But what is his stunning secret? You'll know way before they do. Plus, underground comics legend Gary Hallgren (Air Pirates) designs cool new hot rods for the SpongeBob cast, Ramona Fradon (Metamorpho, Aquaman) draws the adventures of comic-collecting pirates, and Aaron Renier (Walker Bean, Adventure Time) provides a blazing back cover pin-up! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #20
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 20

    (W) Gregg Schigiel & Various (A) Graham Annable & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel SpongeBob and Patrick are lost in the Kelp Forest, and it's up to Mr. Krabs and Squidward to find them! But what wild fate has befallen Bikini Bottom's best buddies? Find out in 'SpongeMonkey!' In 'Friend Fair,' Patrick and SpongeBob enter a contest to test just how much (or little) each knows about the other. Plus a lobster fact page by Maris Wicks (Bravest Warriors), 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka (American Elf), and a stunning pinup by pulp-master Gary Gianni (featuring a certain JungleBob Loincloth!). All this and a painted back cover by Becky Dreistadt (Adventure Time). Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #21
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 21

    (W) Vincent DePorter & Various (A) Jacob Chabot & Various (CA) Jacob Chabot This issue features a stunning back cover comic painted by legendary MADman Al Jaffee! And inside: The mighty King Neptune has stolen the Krusty Krab and brought it to his legendary palace. Can the combined idiocy of Squidward, Mr. Krabs, and SpongeBob wrest it from Neptune's godly grasp? Find out in 'The Krusty Nabbed!' Next, Sandy is appalled by the horrible inaccuracies rampant in Bikini Bottom's Museum of Land Creatures...but wait until she finds out what they say about squirrels! The fur is flying in 'Landquarium.' Also, Squidward learns the pleasures and pitfalls of earplugs, Gary meets his dream snail, and Plankton paints a portrait of his darling wife! Plus: a fill-in comic and SpongeFunnies by Kochalka! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #22
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 22

    (W) Shane Houghton & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel When SpongeBob and Patrick use a new bubble formula, they find it can do almost anything - including create exact living duplicates of themselves! Evil twins have never been so transparent or so menacing as they are in 'Bubble Double Trouble'! Then, in 'See? Dragon!' SpongeBob is convinced he's found a dragon's tooth, but Squidward and Mr. Krabs think he's just finally lost his grip. Does Old Man Jenkins hold the secret to what the tooth really is? Well, yes and no. You'll see. Also in this issue: a gorgeous Bikini Bottom camping poster by Bob Flynn (Bravest Warriors), SpongeBob's amazing new facial hair, facts about coral reefs, and much more! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #23
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 23

    (W) Joey Weiser (A) Gregg Schigiel, Israel Sanchez (CA) Jacob Chabot Meet Jay Lee Huntar - jellyfish hunter extraordinaire and wearer of pith helmets! In 'The Jellyfishing Master,' Patrick and SpongeBob can only watch in horror as this interloper's traps capture the entire jelly population of Jellyfish Fields. Who or what can save the jellies...and SpongeBob's favorite sport? Then in 'The Critic,' a restaurant reviewer's visit to the Krusty Krab forces SpongeBob to pull out all the stops, kick out the jams, AND go the whole nine yards to make the most amazing Krabby Patties ever. But what can even SpongeBob do when ingredients run out? Also in this issue: SpongeBob runs a race, Patrick grows a mustache, and Sandy learns a thing or two about playing cards with idiots! All this and a beach scene pin-up of Goo Lagoon in the full swing of summer!" Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #24
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 24

    (W) Graham Annable, Aaron Renier (A) Graham Annable & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel 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 sand dollars, Patrick's introduction to the 3-second rule, and an adorable back cover by Graham Annable! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #25
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 25

    (W) Derek Drymon & Various (A) Stephen DeStefano & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel It's another swimmingly spooky Halloween issue! First, the Flying Dutchman's undead crew is on the loose in Bikini Bottom-but why can't they get a good scare out of that little yellow guy? Writer Derek Drymon and legendary Mister Monster-maker Michael T. Gilbert may have the answers in 'The Dutchman's Challenge.' And in 'Things That Go Burp in the Night' by David DeGrand (Garfield, Zombie Chasers), SpongeBob must confront the terror of the late shift at the Krusty Krab. Then Squidward's dream has come true - his rival Squilliam Fancyson is reduced to a miserable pauper, in a O. Henry-esque tale of late October by Jacob Lambert and Stephen DeStefano. All this plus a monster pumpkin, a costume contest, and a back cover by acclaimed children's book artist Marc Rosenthal! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #27
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 27

    Written by Jacob Chabot. Art by Dave DeGrand & Various. Cover by Vincent DePorter. In this issue: SpongeBob is dragged to court by a mob of angry jellyfish! It's 'Trial By Jelly' for SpongeBob and Patrick, by Vince DePorter (Scooby-Doo). Then cartoonist Israel Sanchez (Flight) puts Squidward through the ringer in 'Blue Bonnet Society.' Can Squidward survive the chaos after he interrupts SpongeBob's warm-up exercises? In 'The Amazing SpongeBot' by David DeGrand (Zombie Chasers) a mechanical future SpongeBob must stop the present-day Mr. SquarePants from performing a comedy routine - or else the future will be all messed up or something! Also in this issue: SpongeBob blows up big; Gary's shell gets detailed; and Patrick declares a new holiday. Plus: SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka and a kooky coral maze by Robert Leighton (New Yorker) and Gary Hallgren (Air Pirates). Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #31
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 31

    Written by Joey Weiser and Chuck Dixon. Art by Vincent DePorter and Ramona Fradon. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. 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 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, tidal trivia by Maris Wicks (Primates), and a back cover by Eleanor Davis (The Secret Science Alliance)! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #32
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 32

    Written by Derek Drymon. Art by Vincent DePorter and Various. Cover by Jerry Ordway and Jacob Chabot. Part 1 of their first Superhero Showdown! It all starts here! SpongeBob's first soggy serialized adventure 'Showdown at the Shady Shoals' pulls anchor and begins a 5-issue voyage into aquatic action! In a tale featuring the art of Jerry Ordway (World's Finest), SpongeBob must find out who's stronger: his idol, Mermaid Man, or that noble anti-hero, the proud, muscular, poofy-haired sea king Viro Reganto? It's a question that will send SpongeBob, Mermaid Man, and Viro into a quest that spans decades, from the Briny Age of comics to the pulse-pounding present! Plus: SpongeBob's strange haircut ritual, a fill-in comic, SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka, and a guide to the ancient undersea language of Esperanto? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #34
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 34

    Written by Gregg Schigiel, Derek Drymon and Robert Leighton. Art by Jerry Ordway, Gregg Schigiel and Scott Roberts. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. In part 3 of the epic 'Showdown at the Shady Shoals,' SpongeBob says he knows how the first meeting between Mermaid Man and the sea-king Viro Reganto must have gone down. How does he know? Because he's their biggest fan! Thus unfolds a spazzy, sponge-woven tale of underwater super villains and the power of friendship-all deliriously delineated by Jerry Ordway. Plus: This issue also features a round up of Wild West yarns - you know, the kind that take place underwater! First a mechanical bucking seahorse becomes the biggest fad - and the biggest rip-off - at the Krusty Krab in 'Shucking Seahorse'! And in 'Mixed Signals' we find out what happens when bubble signals go wrong on the ocean prairie; and Tim Truman provides a seaweed and spaghetti western-style pin-up of 'The Good, the Pat, and the Squiddy!' 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #35
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 35

    Story and Art by Dave DeGrand and Various. Cover by Dave DeGrand. First, in 'Plankton's Playtime,' that tiny terror joins SpongeBob and Patrick for game night...and Plankton will wish he'd stayed at the Chum Bucket! Then in part 4 of the epic 'Showdown at the Shady Shoals,' it's a lie-down, passed-out battle of the geriatric underwater superheroes; Mermaid Man and sea king Viro Reganto compete in the Old Fogeython winner-take-all - all the oatmeal! And in 'Stupid Patrick,' SpongeBob worries that Patrick's new friends just like him because he's so dumb! All this plus 'Flotsam and Jetsam' by Maris Wicks and 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka equals United Plankton's usual mix of strange, soggy, and silly! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #36
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 36

    Written by Brian Bernard Murnane, Travis Nichols, David Lewman and David DeGrand. Art by Jacob Chabot, Jerry Ordway and Vince Deporter. Cover by Jerry Ordway. It's the climactic conclusion of 'Showdown at the Shady Shoals,' SpongeBob's first soggy serial! In this final chapter, the friendship of aquatic champions Mermaid Man and Viro Reganto transforms all of Bikini Bottom into a world of superhero realism - with stunning new renditions of SpongeBob and Patrick courtesy of Jerry Ordway. Plus a Mr. Krabs comic by Tony Millionaire, SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka, and a choose-your-path comic starring the whole cast! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #37
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 37

    Written by David Lewman, Derek Drymon and Dani Michaeli. Art by Jacob Chabot, Theo Ellsworth and Ulises Farinas. Cover by Andy Rementer. In our special 'Dreams And Nightmares' issue, SpongeBob dreams of runaway pants of a giant Gary and of a powerful entity whose subconscious controls Bikini Bottom's very reality! So, yeah, it's pretty surreal, even for SpongeBob. Also: Maris Wicks brings you true facts about nightmare creatures of the deep. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #38
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 38

    Written by Corey Barba. Art and Cover by Jacob Chabot. SpongeBob has fallen under the spell of a comfy, snug sweater his gramma gave him - and now he's drinking tea, reading poetry, and - gasp, choke! - scrapbooking!? Can Patrick and Gary defeat the cozy menace? Find out in 'The Sweater!' Also in this issue: 'The Goofy Goober' live show goes horribly wrong; Patrick and SpongeBob have silly fun with their powers of regeneration; and a shipload of tough pirates debate SpongeBob trivia. All this plus SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #39
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 39

    Written by David Lewman and Dave DeGrand. Art by Dave DeGrand and Gregg Schigiel. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. A sneaky cartoonist turns SpongeBob and Patrick into the stars of a new hit comic strip - 'PlungeBob and Splatrick' - and the briny buddies can't handle the fame! Then, Mrs. Puff's vacation cruise is severely compromised by a certain stowaway fry cook. Plus Kaz and Gary Leib tell the story of a customer who hates SpongeBob; Maris Wicks reveals scientific secrets of the puffer fish; and Scott Roberts draws a very Pogo-esque SpongeBob pin-up! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #40
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 40

    Due to a distributor error we did not receive this issue. Replacements are expected soon. Written by David McGuire and Scott Roberts. Art by Scott Roberts and Gregg Schigiel. Cover by Scott Roberts, Jacob Chabot and Mark Martin. In our ocean-shaking volcano issue, witness the explosive birth of Patrick's new house! It happens in 'Guest to Pest' by Scott Roberts. In 'Magma Morons,' SpongeBob explores a volcanic island with a secret-courtesy of Kaz, Vince DePorter, and a big photo spread of a 'real' volcano! Plus, in 'Formula None,' SpongeBob goes on strike when Mr. Krabs replaces the Krabby Patty ingredients with artificial filler! Also, facts about undersea vents by Maris Wicks (Batman '66, Primates) and Dave DeGrand's tale of the weirdest-shaped toe blister in the history of Bikini Bottom! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #41
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 41

    Written by Derek Drymon. Art by Jacob Chabot. Cover by Jacob Chabot and Rick Neilsen. Squidward and SpongeBob tour the Seven Seas as a smash hit comedy duo, but Squidward can't bear sharing the spotlight. How low will he go to get SpongeBob out of the act? Find out in a novel-length adventure we could only call 'Star of the Show!' Plus: Patrick tries stand-up in 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka, Maris Wicks shares facts about whale songs, and Patrick and SpongeBob star in a chilling tale of underwater snow shoveling! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #42
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 42

    Story and Art by Graham Annable and Michael Gilbert. Cover by Gregg Schigiel and Rick Neilsen. Special Interactive Issue! Boxtrolls director Graham Annable's story 'Spot the Differences' finds Squidward plagued by double images of SpongeBob, with 4 subtle differences to be found in each pair! Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster) crafts a SpongeBob mystery where you crack the case by holding up key panels to a light! And Al Jaffee (MAD) brings his folding-image skills to Bikini Bottom. All this plus a crazy 'SpongeFunnies,' a branching tale of Patrick's neighborhood watch, and more! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #44
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 44

    Written by Chuck Dixon and Dave DeGrand. Art by Dave DeGrand and Jacob Chabot. Cover by Dave DeGrand. Gangster fish have made the Krusty Krab their hangout, and it's up to Mr. Krabs and SpongeBob to figure out a way to get rid of them! Must they resort to Patrick the Hypnotist? Find out in 'SpongeFellas'! Then, in 'Not so Great Expectations,' take a trip to Blockville, the lamest, most decrepit theme park on the ocean floor. Surely nobody could enjoy a visit to... oh, wait, here comes SpongeBob! Never mind. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #45
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 45

    Story and Art by Brian Smith, James Kochalka, Robert Leighton & Jacob Chabot, Derek Drymon & Jerry Ordway, Joey Weiser & Becky Dreistadt and David DeGrand. Cover by Jacob Chabot. In 'Deranged Detector,' Mr. Krabs must know the answer to the question: 'What has SpongeBob got in his pocket?' He'll find out even if he has to sic a malfunctioning valuable-detecting robot after the boy! Then in 'Patrick's Itch,' nothing and no one can scratch Patrick's itch; will his rough starfish hide ever know relief? 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #46
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 46

    Story, Art and Cover by Bob Flynn. In a 24-page adventure, SpongeBob must save Bikini Bottom from 'The Menace of the Mola Mola!' Indy cartoonist Bob Flynn (Nursery Rhyme Comics, Bravest Warriors, Adventure Time) takes our favorite fry cook on a fantastic voyage into the belly of a behemoth-a giant freakish fish that has blotted out the sun and plunged Bikini Bottom into darkness! Can SpongeBob save the day? Also: Patrick searches for the right pet in a comic by Charise Harper; and Plankton shrinks down SpongeBob in a Little Nemo-esque spread by Jed Alexander. Plus the usual James Kochalka nuttiness in 'SpongeFunnies' and the usual informative aqua-facts by Maris Wicks! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #47
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 47

    Story and Art by Corey Barba and Scott Roberts. Cover by Corey Barba. A frozen fish stick has fallen into Bikini Bottom - and the savage cave-creature that emerges from the melted ice is wreaking prehistoric havoc. Can SpongeBob tame this invader from above? Find out in 'No More Mister Ice Guy!' Then Squidward figures out that 'One Little Lie' can keep SpongeBob away-but there are consequences-consequences that include a conga line! All this plus stories by Sam Henderson, Dean Haspiel, Jacob Chabot, and a cut-paper comic by Maƫlle Doliveux! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #48
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 48

    Written by Mark Martin and David Lewman. Art by Mark Martin and Tony Millionaire. Cover by Jacob Chabot. In our first all-Gary issue, SpongeBob's faithful pet snail meows his way through seven slimy stories! First, in 'Have a Nice Day, Gary,' Gary wriggles his way through calamity, coincidence, and cucumber eye treatments! Then, in 'Gary Patty,' SpongeBob names a new, experimental patty after Gary-but the snail's new celebrity may have unforeseen consequences. And in 'Snail Foot,' SpongeBob finally gets to experience life as a mollusk. Plus more gastropod action from Jen Wang, James Kochalka, and Maris Wicks! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #49
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 49

    Written by Derek Drymon, Mark Martin and Kaz. Art by Gregg Schigiel, Mark Martin and Tony Millionaire. Cover by Kelley Jones. In a story we could only call 'Patty Thing,' Squidward is pursued by a shambling terror made of discarded Krabby Patties - featuring a krusty creature drawn by the horrifying Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing, Tyrant)! Then in 'Monster Canyon,' SpongeBob must make a Krabby Patty delivery to an address from which no delivery boy has ever returned! Plus: Sandy makes a costume; a monstrous episode of James Kochalka's 'SpongeFunnies'; a scary 'Flotsam and Jetsam'; and several creepy under-the-sea pinups! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #50
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 50

    Written by Derek Drymon, Sam Henderson, Bob Flynn and Micheal T. Gilbert. Art by Gregg Schigiel, Dave DeGrand, Bob Flynn and Michael T. Gilbert. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. Landmark 50th issue! In 'Mashup,' SpongeBob and Patrick merge into one being-but SpongePat can't stop there. Soon the entire population of Bikini Bottom is one composite creature! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #51
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 51

    Written by Corey Barba and Joey Weiser. Art by Corey Barba and Vincent DePorter. Cover by Graham Annable. In our unprecedented underwater-gaming issue, Squidward gets really into roleplaying - as a 5th level Mer-Bard with a magic flute in 'Serpents and Sealords.' Then SpongeBob and Patrick meet the creator of their favorite tabletop game 'Legends of Aquaria!' Plus, a SpongeBob pinball spread by Jon Chad (Leo Geo), a Bikini Bottom video game tale by Zac Gorman (Costume Quest), and a surreal sequential sponge story by Bob Flynn! All wrapped up in a cover by Graham Annable that's a playable SpongeBob board game! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #52
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 52

    Story and Art by David DeGrand and Corey Barba. Cover by David DeGrand. Featuring the epic-length SpongeTale, 'A New Dimension in Stupidity!' Sandy returns from a Texas vacation to find Bikini Bottom in ruins-somehow, SpongeBob and Patrick got hold of her inventions and underwater havoc is being wreaked all over the place! Plus: The Krusty Krab becomes the theme-restaurant KrabbyLand, SpongeBob goes casual, and we meet the amazing and real Mimic Octopus! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #53
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 53

    Written by Chuck Dixon and Graham Annable. Art by Jacob Chabot and Graham Annable. Cover by Jacob Chabot. 'Sea-quake!' The ocean floor rumbles and Bikini Bottom is split in two! But with a huge chasm separating SpongeBob from his beloved Krusty Krab, what's a poor fry cook to do? A certain Mr. Plankton has some ideas! Presented in SHAKE-O-RAMA, the deep sea's newest reading-gimmick sensation! Then in 'Choose Your Words,' SpongeBob and Patrick decide to cut the chatter and just speak one word for the rest of their silly lives. And you've never see one word wreak such havoc! All this plus 'SpongeFunnies' by Kochalka and facts about Sea Cucumbers courtesy of Maris Wicks! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #54
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 54

    Story and Art by Gregg Schigiel, James Kochalka, Charles Brubaker, Brian Smith and Joey Weiser with Stephanie Yue. Cover by Brian Smith. A trio of thalassic-themed tales starring everyone's favorite pelagic pals from a fleet of coastal creators! In 'Squirrel Scouts,' Sandy introduces SpongeBob and Patrick to the world of sash-wearing, badge-earning, and cookie-selling! Then Plankton duplicates himself in 'Only the Clonely.' In 'Daze Off,' SpongeBob's vacation day is haunted by Krabby Patty hallucinations. All these plus more natatorial nuttiness from James Kochalka, Maris Wicks, and more! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #56
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 56

    Written by Derek Drymon. Art by Jacob Chabot and Stephen DeStefano. Cover by Jacob Chabot and 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! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #57
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 57

    Story and Art by Vince Deporter, Derek Drymon, James Kochalka, Jay Lender & Marc Hempel and Chuck Dixon & Hilary Barta. Cover by Shawn Martinbrough. Nautical Noir! In an issue featuring only the colors black, white, and yellow, Bikini Bottom is revealed as a soggy center of underwater crime, suspense, and paranoia. In 'The Wrong Sponge,' SpongeBob is framed for the crime of vase-theft! And only Patrick can save him-so he's sunk. Then in 'On the Lam,' meet a thief pursued across the oceans by this one relentless little square guy. And once you read 'The Clarinet of Dr. Calamari,' you'll never look at octopi, reed instruments, or German Expressionist cinema the same! Plus: learn why Mermaid Man fears Crime Gully, see Patrick solve a non-crime, and more! 32 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #58
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 58

    Written by Jay Lender and Corey Barba. Art by Jacob Chabot and Gregg Schigiel. Cover by Jacob Chabot. Patrick and Larry the Lobster are the 'Crusoem Twosome' in a 23-page SpongeBob epic with only a little bit of SpongeBob! When Patrick's allergies cause him and Larry to be marooned far from Bikini Bottom, it's all Larry can do to keep his buff composure and rock-hard cool! Will sea monsters, tidal waves, and a distressing lack of free weights prove deadlier than being stuck 24-7 with Patrick? Plus, SpongeBob catches a magic jellyfish; Gary loses his bowl, a new 'SpongeFunnies' from James Kochalka; and more ocean facts from Maris Wicks! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #60
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 60

    Written by Chuck Dixon, Charles Brubaker, David Lewman and Scott Roberts. Art by Jacob Chabot, Charles Brubaker, Vince Deporter and Scott Roberts. Cover by Caleb Meurer. During a quiet shift at the Krusty Krab, SpongeBob serves a perfect Krabby Patty to super-famous action movie star Randy Albacore, but no one will believe SpongeBob's tale of his brush with fame! Branded a liar, is there anything SpongeBob can do to rescue his reputation and to keep his square pants from catching fire? Then Sandy has to prepare her dome for the imminent arrival of her fussy Aunt Hazel from Texas, but a broken diving suit, an angry mob, along with the 'helpful' SpongeBob and Patrick, mean that Sandy will have to do some quick inventing to save the day! Also: bank robbery in Bikini Bottom, a substitute Boating School teacher, and the legend of giant fry cook Paul Spatula! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #66
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 66

    Written by Derek Drymon and David Lewman. Art by Jerry Ordway and Scott Roberts. Cover by Jerry Ordway. Pencils the Pirate, the buccaneer who draws all yer fav'rit SpongeBob funnies, has gone mad, and two pirate fans must track down the wayward artist to get their grimy paws on the latest comic starring their favorite sea sponge! It's a tale of treasure and betrayal with amazing art by Jerry Ordway (Superman, Avengers) and Dave DeGrand (MAD, Garfield). Also: SpongeBob terrifies Bikini Bottom with his remote-controlled Mermaid Man action figure, a snooty sponge visits from another dimension, and we all learn some freaky facts about the history of swimming! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.