Comic Review: The Muppet Show Comic Book #5

The Muppet Show Comic Book #5
Written by: Roger Langridge
Artist: Amy Mebberson
Colors: Eric Cobain
Letterer: Deron Bennett
Covers by Roger Langridge
BOOM! Studios
Price: $2.99
Releases date: May 5, 2010

In the latest issue of The Muppet Show Comic Book, Statler and Waldorf are still playing a game of cosmic chess involving the Muppets. They arranged for Skeeter to show up and get a job there, and now they’re introducing Miss Piggy’s nephews, Randy and Andy Pig. Statler and Waldorf’s main goal seems to be manipulating events in order to create chaos, and these two are the perfect candidates. Randy and Andy are not very bright, clumsy, and cause constant trouble for the other Muppets.

Will the Muppets be able to deal with Randy and Andy’s “help” for an entire week? Read it and find out.

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Comic Review: The Muppet Show Comic Book #4
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By Seaberry

The Muppet Show Comic Book #4
Written by Roger Langridge
Art by Amy Mebberson
Colors by Eric Cobain
Letters by Deron Bennett
BOOM! Studios
Price: $2.99
Release Date: April 7, 2010

I remembered reading collections of Muppets comic strips as a kid, and this Muppet Show Comic Book series is very much in the vein of those past comics.

The story begins with Statler and Waldorf, the hecklers from the balcony, playing a game of chess with pieces resembling the Muppets. They talk of introducing a new character into the equation. Actually, it’s more of a new/old character. This character was on the Muppet Babies series, but to my knowledge had never appeared as a grownup until now. I don’t want to give away the name of the character, but it was interesting. It was very fun to see this character as an adult Muppet, and it was also cool to see a bridge between the Muppet Babies cartoon and the comics. I had always thought of the cartoon and the Muppet Show as existing in the same universe, and this issue verified that.

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