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

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    (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

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    (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

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    (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

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    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

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    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 #9
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 9

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    (W) Graham Annable & Various (A) Vincent DePorter & Various (CA) Vincent DePorter It's a seaworthy summer vacation issue. In 'Calls in the Wild,' SpongeBob and Patrick must protect a troupe of young campers from the strange creatures that lurk in the woods - -like that grouchy bald one who plays the clarinet! In 'Heroes at the Beach,' Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy attempt to have a relaxing day at the beach. But why must there be so much eeeevil to get in their way? Plus, Patrick forgets his pants, SpongeBob gets acne, and we learn why big socks = big fun! All this and a surreal painted pin-up by SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #10
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 10

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    (W) Scott Roberts, Gregg Schigiel (A) Hilary Barta & Various Now settin' sail monthly! In 'The Housesitter,' SpongeBob looks after Mr. Krabs' house and fends off a fishy cat burglar. In 'Raising the Curtain of Evil,' Patrick has to think fast to reconstruct SpongeBob's latest issue of Mermaid Man, resulting in a bizarre reading experience. James Kochalka writes and draws 'SpongeBob Finds a Cave,' in which SpongeBob finds a cave that has a magic hot dog! Plus: Plankton takes on Mermaid Man, Squidward paints a portrait, and Sandy Cheeks invents a robot so incredible that only you, the reader, could possibly draw it! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #11
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 11

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    (W) Scott Roberts & Various (A) Corey Barba & Various (CA) Corey Barba, Jacob Chabot Patrick and SpongeBob go on a frenzied 3 AM quest for hidden candy in 'Night Sweets.' Then in 'Dear Diary,' Squidward's suggestion that Patrick start a journal results in daily misery - for Squidward! SpongeBob forgets to wear his square pants to work, and thus begins 'The Big Cover-Up.' And what is the secret of the new delicious sauce at the Krusty Krab? Find out in 'Patrick's Sauce,' but be prepared to gag just a little bit. All this plus a cover pin-up to drool for and step-by-step instructions by James Kochalka on how not to draw SpongeBob. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #12
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 12

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    (W) David Lewman & Various (A) Stephen DeStefano, Jacob Chabot (CA) Vincent DePorter, Bob Flyyn On a reluctant visit to Grandma Sponge's house, Squidward discovers an earthly paradise (for Squidward, that is). But how can he get back to that happy place? Find out in 'Great Grandma.' In 'Too Tough,' SpongeBob invites the bruisers from the Salty Spitoon to make the Krusty Krab their new hangout, and Mr. Krabs sees dollar signs...plus lots of broken furniture. Also: SpongeBob learns the joys of flossing; Squilliam learns the downside to owning a fancy yacht; and the reader learns lots of facts about crabs. Cover price $2.99.

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

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    (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 #14
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 14

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    (W) Chuck Dixon & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various (CA) Peter Bennett, Gregg Schigiel If Mr. Krabs' archenemy, the microscopic fiend Plankton, can't steal the Krabby Patty secret formula, then he has no choice but to conquer this entire issue of SpongeBob Comics! In 'Dream a Krabby Dream' the little green villain goes all Inception on the dreams of SpongeBob. Then a customer partakes of Plankton's Chumbalaya special - and loves it. Learn how this violation of the laws of nature came to be in 'For the Love of Chum.' Plus: Plankton's existential soul quest, strips by James Kochalka, a painted phytoplankton poster by SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg, and more! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 15

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    (W) Chuck Dixon & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various (CA) Peter Bennett, Gregg Schigiel Patrick would make a great substitute fry cook, right? If you think so, then the horrible chaos and destruction rampant in the story 'Pat the Temp' may surprise you. And in 'Trash Stalkin'' Squidward teaches SpongeBob about that most magical of all creatures, the Garbage Fairy. All this plus Gary at a snail show, Patrick at Jellyfish Fashion Week, and Mr. Krabs as the torso of a giant transforming robot! Cover price $2.99.

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

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    (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
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    (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

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    (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 #19
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 19

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    (W) David Lewman & Various (A) Gregg Schigiel & Various (CA) Caleb Meurer Squidward has moved away with no forwarding address, and SpongeBob and Patrick must scour the globe in search of their best buddy. And what better way to search for a missing friend than taking a long bus trip and yelling 'Squidward' out the window nonstop? It all happens in 'Farewell Squidward!' And in 'Monstah Lobstah Cometh,' Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy remember their first encounter with a deadly, but delicious, foe. All this plus a 4-page doodle comic, a tense shopping moment with Mrs. Puff, and the secret to Squidward's most perfect clarinet performance. Cover price $2.99.

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

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    (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

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    (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

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    (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
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    (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
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    (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
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    (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 #26
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    (W/A) James Kochalka & Various (CA) Gregg Schigiel This issue is filled with sick humor! Because SpongeBob has a bad cold. And when his friends visit, things somehow get worse. Joey Weiser and Gregg Schigiel reveal all in 'Sick Day.' And in 'Trench Vanilla,' readers can experience a SpongeBob adventure in widescreen - that's right, it's a 10-page comic that is one continuous image! Enjoy this miracle of comic book technology courtesy of Robert Leighton and Gregg Schigiel. Plus: James Kochalka's 'SpongeFunnies,' David Lewman and Vanessa Davis' 'Squidward in Love,' Joey Weiser's 'Phoney Dance Party,' and Maris Wicks' 'Flotsam and Jetsam.' Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #27
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    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 #28
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 28

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    Written by Jacob Chabot & Various. Cover by Jacob Chabot. In the remote wastes of the northern waters, something monstrous sits encased in ice, waiting to be thawed out by two of the silliest nincompoops in the Seven Seas. SpongeBob and Patrick track a wayward Mr. Krabs to the frozen ruins of an ancient civilization and must deal with the enraged creature that once ruled it! In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft, Carl Barks, Roy Crane, and Snow Dogs comes a full-length SpongeBob arctic adventure, 'The Curse of King Krabbe!' Also: Squidward's new career, comics-loving pirates stuck in pack ice, frigid facts about arctic ocean life, and more! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #29
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    Written by Stephen Bisette & Various. Cover by Caleb Meurer. United Plankton finally cashes in on the trend that's sweeping comics - science stories starring sea-dwelling squirrels! That's right! It's a whole issue starring Sandy Cheeks, SpongeBob's Texas twangin' rodent pal, who's an athlete and a lady scientist t'boot! See Sandy save Bikini Bottom from the horror of the gargantuan Aqua Chimp! Gasp as she goes paw-to-tentacle against Plankton in an invention showdown! Scratch your head as you try to comprehend what her oddest invention has done to SpongeBob's holes! And quake in fear as she discoveres the source of that awful noise coming from deep within an unexplored trench! All this, plus ocean facts about squirrels! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #30
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    (W) James Kochalka & Various (A) Jacob Chabot & Various (CA) Jacob Chabot SpongeBob's dream of starring in the Boating School play have finally come true - but is the audience, and Mrs. Puff, ready for SpongeBob's unorthodox acting choices? Please hold your applause until the end of 'Puff's Pageant.' Then, in 'Bottled Up,' SpongeBob is stuck inside a glass bottle (He has his reasons!) and experiences one treacherous humiliation after another. Who can rescue our porous pal? Also in this issue: SpongeBob creates a friend to keep him company by the grill; Pearl wins a sculpture contest; and Mr. Krabs is 'down with the kids.' All this plus SpongeFunnies by James Kochalka (Johnny Boo) and flipbook fun by Bob Flynn (Bravest Warriors). Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #31
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    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
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    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 #33
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    Written by Joey Weiser, Brian Smith and Derek Drymon. Art by Jacob Chabot, Gregg Schigiel and Jerry Ordway. Cover by Vincent DePorter. SpongeBob's first multi-part epic continues in part 2 of 'Showdown at the Shady Shoals,' featuring a knockdown, drag-out, underwater battle between Mermaid Man and his haughty rival, Viro Reganto! It's a sub-aquatic slap fight that's got SpongeBob on the edge of his square seat! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #34
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    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
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    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 #43
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 43

    Written by Derek Drymon and Vincent DePorter. Art by Vincent DePorter and Gregg Schigiel. Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz. When SpongeBob's most awesome feats of fry-cookery fail to impress Mr. Krabs, the desperate sponge resorts to forbidden experiments to push himself up the short-order evolutionary ladder. Behold the all-encompassing kitchen power of 'FryCook 2.0.' Then, in 'Mommie Drearest' the Flying Dutchman must beg SpongeBob to help him clean up his act before his ghostly, yet persnickety, mother visits. All this plus aquatic comics by Stephen DeStefano, Maris Wicks, Joey Weiser, 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.