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My Little Pony Micro-Series
Comic micro 1 cover B
My Little Pony Micro-Series Issue #1 cover B
Issue №: 1-10
Published: February 20, 2013 - December 18, 2013
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My Little Pony Micro-Series is a Hasbro-licensed series of full-color comics by IDW Publishing. Each issue is a self-contained story that focuses on one of the characters in the show. Issue #10 was released as the last issue in the series.[1]

Crew

See also: IDW comics/Crew
  • Writer: Thomas Zahler (#1), Ryan K. Lindsay (#2), Katie Cook (#3, #10), Barbara Randall Kesel (#4), Ted Anderson (#5, #7), Bobby Curnow (#6), Georgia Ball (#8), Rob Anderson (#9)
  • Artist: Thomas Zahler (#1), Tony Fleecs (#2, #4), Andy Price (#3, #10), Ben Bates (#5, #7), Brenda Hickey (#6), Amy Mebberson (#8), Agnes Garbowska (#9)
  • Colorist: Ronda Pattison (#1), Tony Fleecs (#2, #4), Heather Breckel (#3, #6, #10), Amy Mebberson (#8), Agnes Garbowska (#9)
  • Letterer: Thomas Zahler (#1), Neil Uyetake (#2-10)
  • Editor: Bobby Curnow (#1-10)

Background and development

DJ Pon-3 appears in a panel of Issue #3 with her eyes colored red – as opposed to moderate cerise, their color in the show – as a reference to the popular belief prior to her appearance in A Canterlot Wedding - Part 2 that they were red.[2]

Issues

Issues

1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10

# Story Date published Variant covers
1 Micro-Series Issue 1 February 20, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Subscription variant
• Double Midnight cover
• Dynamic Forces cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Third Eye Comics cover
• Jetpack and Larry's Comics combined cover and blank cover
"Introducing the first of six spotlights focusing on everyone's favorite Ponies! Twilight Sparkle becomes enthralled in a literary masterpiece. Dismayed to hear the series never continued, Twilight goes on a quest to hunt down the reclusive author, Jade Singer. It will take all of the studious Pony's detective skill to find the author, and twists and turns abound! Don't miss this adventure in imagination!"
2 Micro-Series Issue 2 March 20, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight cover
• Dynamic Forces cover
• Iguana Comics cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack and Larry's Comics combined cover and blank cover
"The next in a series of spotlights focusing on everyone’s favorite Ponies! Rainbow Dash takes her job patrolling the skies very seriously, but she may have met her match when a group of mischievous cloud gremlins threaten to block out the sun! Rainbow Dash will have her hooves full when it comes to these pint-sized menaces!"
3 Micro-Series Issue 3 April 24, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight Comics cover
• Dynamic Forces cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Larry's and Jetpack Comics combined cover and blank cover
"Rarity is in need of some well-deserved R & R after working hard on her new fashion line. A sweet spa retreat turns sour when Rarity learns that the establishment is a little too 'down to earth'! How will this resourceful pony make the best out of this 'rustic' situation? Read on to find out!"
4 Micro-Series Issue 4 May 30, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight Comics cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Larry's/Jetpack Comics combined cover and blank cover
"Fluttershy knows her way around knitting! But her hidden talent starts to take on a startling new form, one that could be the next 'big thing' in Ponyville! Will timid Fluttershy be able to handle the spotlight? The pressure is only going to increase with a visit from Princess Celestia!"
5 Micro-Series Issue 5 June 20, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Chapel Hill Comics cover
• Double Midnight cover
• Jetpack comics cover
• Larry's comics cover
• Source Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
• BotCon exclusive cover
"When the famous clown Ponyacci comes to Ponyville, Pinkie Pie learns a startling secret about him that could ruin his career! Determined to save the master of mirth, Pinkie Pie sets out to prove the value of laughter. The show must go on!"
6 Micro-Series Issue 6 July 11, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight cover
• Newbury Comics cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
"It's almost Hearth's Warming Eve, and the Apple family is busy at work preparing an array of tasty apple treats for all of Ponyville. But when a mysterious creature starts ruining their crop, Applejack sets out to find out who's behind this tomfoolery! Who, or what, is the SASS SQUASH??"
7 Micro-Series Issue 7 August 22, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
"On a hike through the woods the Cutie Mark Crusaders come across a creature unlike anything they’ve ever seen! When their new friend shows off an incredible ability, the Crusaders see an opportunity to earn their Cutie Marks! But their new friend is hiding an important secret that is sure to have a big impact on our tiny trio!"
8 Micro-Series Issue 8 September 11, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Cover RE
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
• New York Comic Con 2013 cover
"Training the next generation of Canterlot's protectors is no easy feat! When an aging Unicorn teacher begins to lose the respect of her students, Princess Celestia must step in to inspire everypony through her gentle guidance."
9 Micro-Series Issue 9 November 13, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
"Spike is ready for the responsibility of being a pet-owner! However, he might be getting more than he bargained for when a delivery of Sea Beasts ('just add water!') arrives at his door. Spike's unusual training methods will result in some surprises for everyone's favorite baby dragon!"
10 Micro-Series Issue 10 December 18, 2013
     
• Cover A
• Cover B
• Cover RI
• Double Midnight cover
• Jetpack Comics cover
• Larry's Comics cover
• Jetpack/Larry's Comics combined and blank covers
"A royal eclipse! When Celestia has to leave for the day, Luna is charged to keep watch over waking hours. Will the guardian of the night be able to juggle a new set of responsibilities while keeping her cool? (Not to mention keeping awake!)"

See also

Gallery

Comic micro 1 cover A

My Little Pony Micro-Series image gallery

References

  1. IDW Publishing December 2013 Solicitations. ComicsList (2013-09-13). Retrieved on 2013 September 16. “Fan-favorite Luna ends the MLP Micro-series!”
  2. Heather Breckel (2013-03-26). Comment on IntenseDebate. Retrieved on 2013 March 27. “I colored them red as a fun little nod to the fans. Long before they revealed her actual eye color, everyone thought they were red.” Archived locally.