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This Week’s Comics: Make ‘Em Laugh

Enjoy the longest day of the year with some comics! BOOM! Studios releases a new trade of Adventure Time, collecting the third story arc. Dark Horse Comics has a new Star Wars Clone Wars trade featuring everyone’s favorite Jedi, Obi-wan Kenobi, and Marvel Comics has a magazine special for the new Monsters University movie that comes out this week, which includes a poster, games and a comic featuring characters from the movie.

The List:

Betty And Veronica #266 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Betty And Veronica #266 (Jill Thompson Variant Cover), $2.99
Betty And Veronica Friends Double Digest #234, $3.99
Life With Archie #30 (Bob Smith Regular Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie #30 (Phil Jimenez Variant Cover), $3.99
Sonic Saga Volume 3 Eggman Empire TP, $11.99
Sonic Universe #53 (Patrick Spaziante Evil Friends Forever Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic Universe #53 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $2.99
World Of Archie Double Digest #30, $5.99

Sergio Aragones’ Funnies #8 (resolicited), $3.50
Simpsons Comics #203, $2.99

Adventure Time Volume 3 TP, $14.99

Blake And Mortimer Volume 13 The Curse Of The 30 Pieces Of Silver Part 1 GN, $15.95  ^^AA Pick^^
Lucky Luke Volume 31 Lucky Luke Vs The Pinkertons TP, $11.95
Lucky Luke Volume 32 Rails On The Prairie TP, $11.95
Thorgal Volume 8 Wolf Cub GN, $11.95

Star Wars The Clone Wars The Smuggler’s Code TP, $7.99

My Little Pony Micro-Series #5 (Of 6)(Pinkie Pie)(Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99  ^^AA Pick^^
My Little Pony Micro-Series #5 (Of 6)(Pinkie Pie)(Cover B Ben Bates), $3.99

Monsters University Movie Special (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $9.99
Phineas And Ferb Magazine #18 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99

The Picks:

Blake And Mortimer Volume 13 The Curse Of The 30 Pieces Of Silver Part 1 GN – Cinebook is back! There were gone from Previews for a while but have returned with a vengeance! Playing catch up with their titles includes this all-ages title starting with a new story. Blake and Mortimer are working separately, Blake going after escaped prisoner Olrik while Mortimer heads to Greece to investigate an ancient chapel uncovered by an earthquake. Soon after, people are trying to kill Mortimer over a Roman silver coin that could be on of the 30 denarii paid to Judas for his betrayal of Jesus. Blake and Mortimer combines the excitement of an action story with the extraordinary phenomena that can be found in science; it stands with other great action stories such as Johnny Quest, Indiana Jones, and Tomb Raider. Kids and adults will love these adventures.

My Little Pony Micro-Series #5 – IDW features the wackiest of all the mane six with an issue devoted to Pinkie Pie! Pinkie Pie’s role model, the famous clown Ponyacci, comes to Ponyville, and she is excited to see him perform in person. But when she learns a startling secret about him that could ruin his career, she is determined to save the master of mirth! Pinkie Pie sets out to prove the value of laughter, and when she puts her mind to something, the rest of the world better look out! This fourth-wall-breaking, dimension-warping hot pink pony is a fan favorite, so don’t miss out on this issue. It’s sure to be a sell out!

Images © Cinebook and IDW Publishing respectively.

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!

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