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Give kids fruit or food alternatives at your door when they ring the bell for Halloween candy, and you know the look you'll get. The blank stare of hate. But the truth is that with food allergies these days, not everyone wants to give out treats. So what's one to do this year when it's time for trick or treats? Comics, folks! The sugar free safe bag stuffers of choice!

This year, PREVIEWS once again offers folks the opportunity to offer an alternative to candy this Halloween season with a new batch of kid-friendly mini-comics! Sold in bundles of 20 copies, each colorful 6” x 9” mini-comic is filled with all-ages adventures and laughs that will last a lot longer than any chocolate bar or candy confection at the bottom of their goodie bags!

Ask for them at your local comic shop!

scary laugh

SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Dark Horse Comics

(W/A) Jill Thompson

It's Halloween night and it's up to Scary Godmother to show one little girl just how much fun spooky can be! Meet Hannah Marie, who, with the help of Scary Godmother, stands up to her mean-spirited cousin Jimmy and her fear of monsters on her first Halloween adventure with the big kids. Later, Hannah joins forces with Orson, the vampire boy, to unravel a mystery near and dear to their hearts.

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP:$4.99

ARCHIE'S LAUGH COMICS HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Archie Comics

(W/A) Various

Laugh Comics is a smorgasbord of hilarious one-pagers! Featuring Betty and Veronica, Jughead, Sabrina, Li'l Jinx, Little Archie and many more, it's a Laugh-a-page riot featuring some of the best stories from Archie's illustrious 70-year history!

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

casper fraggle rock

CASPER’S SCARE SCHOOL/STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Ape Entertainment

(W/A) Various

In Ape Entertainment’s Halloween flip book Casper and all the kids from Scare School join in the Halloween fun for a story that is simply spooktacular! Then, Strawberry Shortcake celebrates with all her berry special friends on the flip side with a short story that will please fans of all ages!

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

FRAGGLE ROCK HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Archaia Entertainment

(A) Jake Myler

When the sun sets on the Gorg Garden, Fraggle Rock comes alive...with the sights and sounds of ghosts, ghouls and goblins! Celebrate Halloween Fraggle-style as fan favorite artist Jake Myler (Undertown, Fraggle Rock) illustrates a spooky tale that brings a bit of supernatural suspense to the Rock. Are you ready to dance your fears away?

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

snarked donald

SNARKED! HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
BOOM! Studios

(W/A) Roger Langridge

Roger Langridge brings Lewis Carroll's imaginative world to new heights in a side-splitting adventure that can only be explained as... Snarked! Presenting a fresh and incredibly modern "Langridge" spin on an already-warped classic, the Snarked! epic adventure starts here with a self-contained story featuring The Walrus and The Carpenter from Through the Looking Glass.

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

DONALD DUCK HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Fantagraphics Books

(W/A) Carl Barks

Donald Duck and his friends from Duckburg whoop it up this Halloween with loads of tricks and treats! Donald’s the king of pranks on All Hallow’s Eve, and his poor nephews always seem to be the butt of his jokes. Yet when darkness falls, ghoulies and ghosties join the fun, and suddenly Donald’s facing folks trickier than him! Who’s getting the better of Donald, though? His nephews all dressed up in costumes or something a little more… spooky?

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

smurfs mameshiba

THE SMURFS HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
NBM Publishing/Papercutz

(W/A) Various

The Smurfs are back in their second Halloween mini-comic from Papercutz! Just outside of the Smurf village lie the ruins of a castle filled with ghosts. When Gargamel finds there’s treasure in the castle, he scares the friendly little ghosts out of their castle, leaving them homeless! Papa Smurf and the rest of the village team up with the little ghosts to scare Gargamel out of the castle and win it back for the little ghosts.

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99

MAMESHIBA: ON THE LOOSE! HALLOWEEN 2011 MINI-COMIC
Viz Media

(W) James Turner (A) Jorge Monlongo

It's a BEAN! It's a DOG! It's... BOTH?! Meet Mameshiba, the cute little bean dogs with bite! Starring in their first-ever adventures, they rescue friends, explore outer space and offer interesting bits of trivia when you least expect it! Hold on tight — Mameshiba are on the loose! And don't miss the Mameshiba shorts, by Gemma Correll!

16pgs, FC—Bundle of 20
SRP: $4.99