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This Week’s Comics: The Candy Six

Lori Henderson

Beat the heat with some cool comics coming out this week. Action Lab Entertainment has another Princeless one shot, telling Tales of the Family Ashe. Dark Horse Comics has the second part of the Avatar The last Airbender series The Search, and Hyperion releases a graphic novel adaptation of the third Artemis Fowl book, The Eternity Code. And because it features my daughter’s favorite pony, IDW has the last micro issue for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, featuring Applejack!

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Princeless Tales Of The Family Ashe (One Shot), $3.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie And Friends Double Digest #29, $3.99
Archie Meets Glee TP, $12.99
Jughead Double Digest #194, $3.99
Mega Man #27 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #27 (Patrick Spaziante Pencil Ink Color Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Archives Volume 21 TP, $7.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Candy Capers #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Josceline Fenton), $3.99 ^^AA Pick^^
Adventure Time Candy Capers #1 (Of 6)(Cover B Magnolia Porter), $3.99
Bravest Warriors Volume 1 TP, $14.99

CINEBOOK
Blake And Mortimer Volume 14 The Curse Of The 30 Pieces Of Silver Part 2 GN, $15.95
Lucky Luke Volume 33 The One-Armed Bandit TP, $11.95
Lucky Luke Volume 34 The Daltons Always On The Run TP, $11.95

DARK HORSE COMICS
Avatar The Last Airbender Volume 5 The Search Part 2 TP, $10.99

DC COMICS
Batman Li’l Gotham #4 (Dustin Nguyen Regular Cover), $2.99

GRAPHIX
Silver Six HC, $22.99
Silver Six SC, $10.99 ^^AA Pick^^

HYPERION BOOKS
Artemis Fowl Volume 3 The Eternity Code HC, $19.99
Artemis Fowl Volume 3 The Eternity Code SC, $9.99

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Micro-Series #6 (Of 6)(Applejack)(Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
My Little Pony Micro-Series #6 (Of 6)(Applejack)(Cover B Brenda Hickey), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Disney Girls Presents #15 (Disney Publishing Worldwide), $4.99

PAPERCUTZ
Garfield Show Volume 1 Unfair Weather HC, $11.99
Garfield Show Volume 1 Unfair Weather SC, $7.99

UNITED PLANKTON PICTURES
SpongeBob Comics #22, $2.99

The Picks:

candycapers 01 193x300 This Weeks Comics: The Candy SixAdventure Time Candy Capers #1 – BOOM! Studios adds to the Adventure Time comics family with a sweet new mini series. Finn and Jake have been kidnapped just as something rotten starts to move through the Land of Ooo. Princess Bubblegum steps up and deputizes her two most trusted citizens, Peppermint Butler and Cinnamon Bun. Donning fedoras and hard-boiled detective attitudes, the pair take the case and take to the streets in the Candy Kingdom that never sleeps. The Adventure Time comics continue to appeal to all ages, as this series pays homage to crime movies that adults will appreciate while kids will love seeing some of the side characters take the stage. This series will be another great addition to any graphic or all ages collection.

Silver Six This Weeks Comics: The Candy SixSilver Six – Graphix brings some sci-fi action for tweens to enjoy. Phoebe is one of six orphans who have something in common; their parents all died in the same shuttle accident. She leads the others in an escape from the orphanage, in search of a new home of their own. The powerful corporate boss responsible for their parents’ death isn’t finished with them yet, and he sends his relentless henchman to track them down. But these kids aren’t going down without a fight! With a distinctive art style and a sci-fi story filled with action, themes of friendship, and some sassy protagonists, this is a book kids will love to read—and parents will be glad they do.

Images © Boom! Studios and Graphix respectively.

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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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