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Amelia Rules (2001) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Amelia Rules (2001) 1

    By Jimmy Gownley. Classic cartooning and gorgeous full-color reproduction depict Amelia McBride's struggles to keep her sanity amid her new friends: the superhero wanna-be Reggie Grabinsky, the evil Rhonda Bleenie, and the mysterious loner known only as "Pajamaman." This self-contained issue features three short stories which link-up to form one longer tale of a day in the life of these memorable characters. Stories are told with hip wit and charm, and range from the playful "Freeze Tag" to the riotous "Sneeze Barf Incident." Fans of Peanuts and Calvin & Hobbes won't want to miss this stuff! FC, 32pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #2
    Amelia Rules (2001) 2

    By Jimmy Gownley. Jimmy Gownley's hilarious new comic is the sleeper hit of the year! Don't get left behind as the laughter reaches new heights in Amelia Rules! #2. Everyone knows that kids can be cruel, but you ain't seen nothin' until you see Amelia and Rhonda go insult-to-insult in "The Ugly Truth!" But even this war of words pales in comparison to the horrors the gang faces in "The Gym Class System." Rounded out with a visit to a class called "Tramp," and you've got a comic book sure to make even the grumpiest person giggle! Each issue of Amelia Rules! is self-contained, so anytime is the perfect time to get hooked! FC, 32pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #3
    Amelia Rules (2001) 3

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Love Me Boo; Amelia and friends carve jack-o-lanters and fight some bullies. You're Gonna Lose that Ghoul; Tanner lets the kids watch a horror movie. Loosely in Disguise & Frightened; Amelia and friends go trick or treating. Scripts and art by Jimmy Gownley. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #4
    Amelia Rules (2001) 4

    Amelia McBride and the Other Side of Yuletide - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. The Ninja Fight Squadron craze is sweeping the nation, and Amelia gets caught up in the frenzy over getting the ultra-rare Team Mega Ninja Leader action figure. The spirit of the holidays takes a beating as Amelia pits her parents against each other to get the ultimate Christmas payoff. But will her better self come through when she discovers that not all her friends have the advantages she has? Is Santa Claus real? Do Christmas wishes come true? Will Tanner blow the lid off of the "great holiday conspiracy"?! Will Reggie and Pajamaman accost a mall Santa? Find out in this special full-length Amelia story, destined to become a holiday classic! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #5
    Amelia Rules (2001) 5

    By Jimmy Gownley. Amelia's dad takes the entire gang camping in an effort to get to know his daughter's new friends. But he may get more than he bargained for during the 12-hour car ride with Rhonda, Pajamaman, and "Captain Amazing," let alone a few days out in the woods with this crew! Can the heroes survive a weekend of "roughing it?" Can Amelia and Rhonda spend the night in a tent without killing each other? How many times will Reggie have to pee during that car ride? Find out in issue #5 of this hilarious series that is getting rave reviews from readers, retailers, and critics alike! FC, 32pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #6
    Amelia Rules (2001) 6

    What Makes You Happy - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. Gasp at Amelia's horror when she learns...Aunt Tanner is a hottie! Tanner's "secret origin" is revealed when her album, Broken Record, is named on a best-of list, and life is turned upside-down when cable TV comes to town to film a Rockumentary on this reclusive rock 'n' roll gal. Amelia and her friends get caught up in the Tanner whirlwind as all the kids in school want to get close to Amelia's pop-star aunt. Includes appearances by Courtney Love, R.E.M., U2, Slash and Alanis Morissette. This full-length issue is a great jumping-on point for readers who haven't yet discovered this phenomenal comic that is on many critics' "Best of 2001" lists! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #7
    Amelia Rules (2001) 7

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Life During Wartime, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Reggie has G.A.S.P. go on a recruiting drive in order to battle a group of ninjas. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #8
    Amelia Rules (2001) 8

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Her Three Kisses, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Amelia goes to the funeral of an Aunt she never met, and befriends two of the ninjas she battled in the previous issue. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #9
    Amelia Rules (2001) 9

    Joy and Wonder - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. A trip back to the Big Apple reveals missing pieces of Amelia's past. What was her life in New York like? Who were her friends? And what is the secret connection between Tanner and Amelia's father? (Eew, gross! It's nothing like that! Sheesh!) This issue has all the hilarious fun you expect from Amelia, combined with some production effects that pay tribute to an American Film Classic. (No fair guessing by the cover!) It's hip. It's cool. It's in color. Includes the first appearance of Sunday, Amelia's best friend. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #10
    Amelia Rules (2001) 10

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. For the Heroes and Villains, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Amelia and Rhonda fail a school project on Nancy Regan, Reggie and Kyle fight over the two of them. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #11
    Amelia Rules (2001) 11

    Superheroes: Part 1 of 6: Fireflies and Time - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. Amelia's world looks to be shaken up when her mother announces that they are moving...again. Meanwhile, a mysterious group of "Boys in Black" appears, combined with the usual gang of Ninjas, nerds and neurotics. It's the members of G.A.S.P. versus the Ninjas in a race to find the truth behind the "Legion of Steves." This is the most talked-about all-ages book of the past few years -- don't get left behind! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #12
    Amelia Rules (2001) 12

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Superheroes Part Two: Into Graceland, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Tanner decides to move out. Tensions escalate between Reggie and the ninjas; Amelia imagines her future. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #13
    Amelia Rules (2001) 13

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Superheroes Part Three: Old Friends Who Just Met, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Amelia and Rhonda play with some new friends while Reggie and Pajamaman raid the ninja clubhouse. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #14
    Amelia Rules (2001) 14

    Superheroes: Part 4 of 6: My Novel's Gonna Need an Evil Villain - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. Amelia learns the secrets behind the "Tweenie Zeenie" publishing empire, as she and her new friend Trisha grow closer. Also, it's a wild raid on Ninja headquarters, as Reggie and the rest of G.A.S.P. try to find out the truth about the "Legion of Steves"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #15
    Amelia Rules (2001) 15

    Cover art by Jimmy Gownley. Before school started up again, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Amelia learns one of her friends has a degenerative illness as they come for a sleepover; During the night they all sneak out for a game of truth or dare with the boys. An illustrated ad by Jimmy Gownley promoting the music of Melissa Ferrick. 36 pgs. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #16
    Amelia Rules (2001) 16

    Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. The finale of the Eisner and Harvey-nominated "Superheroes" storyline is also a great jumping on point for new readers. The story takes us on a tour of Amelia's mind, and all her possible futures. Will she make the right choices in life, or will everything derail? Plus, everyone learns the truth about her new friend Trish, in a comic that has been acclaimed by everyone from Mike Allred to Harlan Ellison. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #17
    Amelia Rules (2001) 17

    Cover art by Terry Moore. Untitled Amelia Rules! story, script and art by Jimmy Gownley; Amelia remembers running away from home with her friend Sunday on first being told she was going to move, and on the first day of fifth grade she may have done something dumb. Amelia's Daydream one-pager starring Amelia Rules!, art by Batton Lash. 48 pgs. Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #18
    Amelia Rules (2001) 18

    Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. When Amelia and her friends find out that "Ninja Joan" isn't moving away, they're all thrilled...but why doesn't Joan seem happy? Then, when Kyle invites Amelia to a 6th-grade dance, they find out the truth -- Joan's father is being sent on a dangerous deployment with his job as a Captain in the United States Army. Suddenly the young friends need to help Joan through a very difficult time, knowing she won't see her father for a year...and that's the best case scenario. 36 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #19
    Amelia Rules (2001) 19

    When the Past Is a Present - Story, Art and Cover by Jimmy Gownley. Amelia McBride gets to learn about her family history, but this isn't just any lesson in genealogy. This spectacular overview of the 20th century is brilliantly illustrated in multiple styles that reflect the most popular comics in the last 100 years. A must-have for not only Amelia Rules! fans, but fans of classic comic strips and groundbreaking storytelling. Plus: A mind-blowing conclusion which must be seen to be believed! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #20
    Amelia Rules (2001) 20

    Cover by Jimmy Gownley. Stories and Art by Jimmy Gownley and Harold Buchholz. For those who missed the 2007 Free Comic Book Day edition (see Amelia Rules FCBD #2007), this issue provides a retail version of the same hilarious story! What, exactly, does it mean when you "hang out"? It's more complicated than one might think -- but don't worry, Reggie will explain it all in "Hangin' Out" by Jimmy Gownley. Also: Harold Buchholz provides a back-up story of the beloved Apathy Kat. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.95.