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This Week’s Comics: Sonic Magic

Lori Henderson

It was hard picking just two titles to spotlight this week. There were so many good titles even though the list is a little sparse. BOOM! Studios has another Adventure Time special issue; this time it’s the Summer Special, featuring lots of summertime stories. Vertical, the boutique manga publisher, has the new volume of Heroman, a series that is great for tween boys and girls that like superheroes and robots, while Yen Press has the next chapter in the Kingdom Hearts Saga, Chain of Memories, the bridge between Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts 2. These are all in addition to the two great titles I picked to spotlight. Check them out!

The List:

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Archie #646 (Andrew Pepoy Variant Cover), $2.99
Archie #646 (Gisele & Tito Pena Regular Cover), $2.99
Archie Double Digest #242, $3.99
Best Of Sonic The Hedgehog Villains HC, $24.99
Kevin Keller Volume 2 Drive Me Crazy TP, $11.99
Life With Archie #31 (Bob Smith Regular Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie #31 (Stephanie Buscema Variant Cover), $3.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #251 (Ben Bates Evil Friends Forever Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #251 (Patrick Spaziante Regular Cover), $2.99  **Weekly Pick**

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Illustrated #7, $3.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time Summer Special #1 (Cover A Becky Dreistadt), $4.99

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #9 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #9 (Cover B Tony Fleecs), $3.99

VERTICAL
Heroman Volume 5 GN, $12.95

VIZ MEDIA
Winx Club Volume 8 Magic In The Air GN, $6.99

YEN PRESS
Kingdom Hearts Chain Of Memories TP, $19.00
Kingdom Hearts Final Mix Volume 2 TP, $12.00

The Picks:

STH 251 195x300 This Weeks Comics: Sonic MagicSonic The Hedgehog #251 – Archie Comics’ biggest crossover finally comes to an end. Sonic and Mega Man have been captured by their arch-enemies Drs. Eggman and Wily, who are now ready to put the final stage of their evil plan into motion: to use the power of the Chaos Emeralds to become unstoppable Demi-gods of destruction! But don’t count the blue heroes out yet! They have a plan of their own, and it’s a “super” one! This multi-universe spanning crossover has been an exciting ride, and I don’t expect this final chapter to be less! Sonic and Mega Man fans can’t miss it!

MLP 09 pr 1 daf20 This Weeks Comics: Sonic MagicMy Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #9 – Come meet the citizens of Ponyville! While the Mane Six have had some exciting adventures, Ponyville is filled with lots of of colorful characters, as Big McIntosh, Apple Jack’s big brother is about to find out. An ordinary morning quickly turns into an unexpected adventure that puts his typical bashfulness to the test. This new arc, filled with side stories, gives the citizens of Ponyville the spotlight they’ve been deserving!

Images © Archie Comics and IDW Publishing 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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