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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

    (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 #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 #26
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 26

    (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
    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 #33
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 33

    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
    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 #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.

  • 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 #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 #59
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 59

    Written by Chuck Dixon and Corey Barba. Art by Raul The Third and Gregg Schigiel. Cover by Raul The Third. Mr. Krabs has run out of the salty salt he applies to Krabby Patties (for maximum beverage sales)! He and SpongeBob must venture to Bitter Flats, the driest part of the sea, for a new shaker full, but a Grizzly Sea Bear, a treacherous mine, and a mysterious stranger all stand in Krusty commerce's way in a story Chuck Dixon had to call 'Dry Noon!' Also: Can Sandy and SpongeBob tame the majestic wild sea horse known as Sprinkles? Plus: SpongeFunnies, ocean facts, Squidward's musical nightmare, and something called a Nudibranch Ranch! 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 #67
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 67

    Written by Derek Drymon, Vince Deporter and David DeGrand. Art by Jerry Ordway, Vince Deporter and David DeGrand. Cover by David DeGrand. In 'Sandwich Panic,' Patrick and SpongeBob discover a hipster cafe with artisanal, locally-sourced sandwiches that are more delicious than Krabby Patties! SpongeBob must stop this upstart eatery, even if it means teaming up with the nefarious Plankton! And in part 2 of 'Lost Booty' freebooters Fanboy Beard and Deckhand Dottie continue their mad race to track down the lost SpongeBob comic by the Mad Pirate Pencils! All this plus 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka, facts about pirate pets, and more! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #77
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 77

    Written by Jay Lender and Sam Henderson. Art by Gregg Schigiel and Gregory Benton. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. 'Untidaled,' Part 2 of 2! SpongeBob and friends discover where all the ocean water has gone, and it's a really big pickle jar with a very tight lid, openable only by a gigantic fish-eating kraken (formerly a DJ). Can the Bikini Bottom rescue squad free the sea? Also in this issue: SpongeBob can't go to work due to a severe case of crying face! Mr. Krabs' hand-crafted new piggy bank gets totaled in the fryer. Plus, 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka and ocean facts from Maris Wicks. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #83
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 83

    Written by Chuck Dixon and Corey Barba. Art by Vincent DePorter and Corey Barba. Cover by Gregg Schigiel. Plankton has taken over another issue! In 'The Goo, The Bad, and the Ugly,' the little green megalomaniac tastes success at last as Bikini Bottom tastes the Chum Bucket's new amazing spicy sauce! Then, in 'Plankton's Country Cousin,' microscopic hillbilly relative Rupert makes time with Plankton's very own computer wife, Karen! Can SpongeBob help Plankton find a different love match for Rupert? Plus: 6 pages of Sponge-insanity from Bill Wray, 'SpongeFunnies' by James Kochalka, and ocean facts by Maris Wicks! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #84
    Spongebob Comics (2011 United Plankton Pictures) 84

    Written by David Lewman, Joey Weiser and Scott Roberts. Art by Vince Deporter, Gregg Schigiel and Scott Roberts. Cover by Paul Kirchner. This one has it all! Public transportation transforms SpongeBob's neighborhood in 'Stop That Bus Stop!' Patrick, Sandy, and SpongeBob gear up for extreme underwater water tubing in 'Tube Newb'! And Mr. Krabs takes a treasure-hunting voyage with an old pal in 'I'm Goin' on an Adventure, Boys!' Plus: 'SpongeFunnies', ocean facts, and a psychedelic cover by comics legend Paul Kirchner (The Bus, Epic, Heavy Metal, Awaiting the Collapse)! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.