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This Week’s Comics: That Cat’s Got Some Big Claws

June is busting out all over with some ongoing titles you won’t want to miss. The next leg in Archie’s Mega Man/Sonic the Hedgehog mega crossover starts this week with the new Mega Man #26. BOOM! Studios continues chronicling the adventures of the Bravest Warriors with issue #9, and IDW Publishing finishes the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Nightmare Moon arc with this week’s issue #8.

The List:

Archie And Friends Double Digest #28, $3.99
Archie Comics Super Special #3, $9.99
Archie Fun ‘N’ Games Activity Book SC, $6.99
Jinx Volume 2 Little Miss Steps HC, $16.99
Jinx Volume 2 Little Miss Steps TP, $9.99
Mega Man #26 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #26 (Patrick Spaziante Throwback Variant Cover), $2.99

Bravest Warriors #9 (Cover A Tyson Hesse), $3.99
Bravest Warriors #9 (Cover B Stephanie Stober), $3.99

Batman Li’l Gotham #3, $2.99

Atomcat GN, $12.95 ^^AA Pick^^

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #8 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #8 (Cover B Tony Fleecs), $3.9
Popeye Classics #11 (Cover A Bud Sagendorf), $3.99

Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #15, $2.99
Marvel Universe Wolverine Digest TP, $9.99   ^^AA Pick^^

The Picks:

Atomcat – Digital Manga Publishing releases another Tezuka classic. Bullied at school, Tsugio’s one refuge is reading the comic book Astro Boy with his dad. When he finds an abandoned kitten, he convinces his family to keep it by naming it after his robot hero. But a strange encounter with honeymooning aliens gives the cat not just the ability to speak, but all of Astro Boy’s powers as well! Thus starts the adventures of Tsugio and Earth’s tiniest hero, as they fight raging fires, awakened mummies and more! This single volume title combines two great things, Astro Boy and cats, to create some great stories for kids and adults to love. This title was the first stretch goal for DMP’s kickstarter for Unico. Backers’ love of all things Tezuka made this title available to all!

Marvel Universe Wolverine Digest TP – Marvel releases some of the all-ages adventures of their most popular mutant! This trade features four different stories from Wolverine’s long history. Before he was Wolverine: X-men, he was Logan: Secret Agent. In a story from before he became an X-man, Logan must stop a town from being covered in metal by using his brain instead of brawn. See Wolverine’s first-ever appearance with an all-out brawl with the Incredible Hulk, then in a battle of a different kind, he helps Kitty Pride get with her crush, Thor, God of Thunder. Finally, Spider-Man has to follow Wolverine for a day and report on what he does. What could possibly go wrong? This title is a great collection of stories showcasing Wolverine for his younger fans to enjoy. Ranging through different times in his life and showing his isn’t all “skint” makes this a must have for tween to teen comic collections.

Lori Henderson About Lori Henderson

Lori Henderson is a mother of two teenage daughters and an avid reader. She blogs about manga at her personal blog Manga Xanadu as well as contributing and editing for Manga Village. She blogs about all things fandom (mainly Doctor Who) at her other personal blog Fangirl Xanadu. She's been at it so for over 5 years now and counting!


  1. Mike Pawuk says:

    I just ordered Atom Cat for myself. Thanks!

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