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This Week’s Comics: Tib Knights

Lori Henderson

Chase off the Dog Days of Summer with books from this week’s new releases. Action Lab Entertainment just keeps the Princeless train going! This week they are releasing another one-shot, Tales of the Girls Who Rock. Surprisingly DC Comics does still have a title or two for kids, as seen with the release of the latest Scooby-Doo Where are You, and Yen Press has the first volume of Kingdom Hearts II, the next part in the Kingdom Hearts saga.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Princeless Tales Of Girls Who Rock (One Shot), $2.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Jugheads Double Digest #195, $3.99
Kevin Keller #10 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Kevin Keller #10 (Ryan Jampole Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #28 (Tristan Jones Pencil Ink Color Variant Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #28 (Ryan Jampole Regular Cover), $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Garfield #16 (Cover A Gary Barker), $3.99

DC COMICS
Looney Tunes #214, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #36, $2.99

LERNER PUBLISHING GROUP
Little Prince Volume 9 The Planet Of The Giant GN, $7.95
Tib And Tumtum Volume 1 Welcome To The Tribe GN, $6.95 **Weekly Pick**

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe The Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes #17, $2.99

VERTICAL
Twin Knights Volume 1 GN, $13.95 **Weekly Pick**

VIZ MEDIA
Pokemon Black And White Volume 11 GN, $4.99

YEN PRESS
Kingdom Hearts II Volume 1 TP, $19.00

The Picks:

Tib and Tumtum 1 228x300 This Weeks Comics: Tib KnightsTib And Tumtum Volume 1 Welcome To The Tribe – Lerner Publishing welcomes a new unlikely duo to their Graphic Universe line up. Young prehistoric boy Tib has made friends with a dinosaur named Tumtum. But none of the grownups in his tribe believe him. They all know dinosaurs disappeared ages ago. So it’s with startled looks that they watch the friendly red dino save the tribe’s kids from a pack of hungry wolves. For this heroic act, the tribe’s shaman decides it’s time to welcome a dinosaur into the tribe. This title has everything to make it popular with kids and tweens; action, showing up the grownups and a cute red dinosaur. I don’t see how this title wouldn’t disappear off book and library shelves!

twinknights This Weeks Comics: Tib KnightsTwin Knights Volume 1 – Veritcal is back with the sequel to one of the original girl’s manga, Princess Knight., The Princess Knight, Sapphire has hung up her sword and married her love Franz, becoming queen to their combined realm. She gives birth to twins, a boy and girl, who are equal in the royal succession, but there is a dispute over who should be the true heir. A familiar-faced cherub is summoned to settle the matter, and sheer luck chooses the boy. Some are still unhappy with this choice, and Prince Daisy is kidnapped, leaving Princess Violetta to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Breathless adventures await her and her new friend, the gypsy lass Emerald. This one-volume sequel to Princess Knight continues many of the themes of the original as Tezuka continues to look at gender roles, adding the unpredictability of chance and power. This title is a must for any library shelf and will look especially good next to the Princess Knight set.

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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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