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This Week’s Comics: Powerpuff Bones

Fall is finally in the air, making it a great time to settle down with some good comics. Halloween is fast approaching, and as usual it is heralded by Bongo Comics’ Simpsons Treehouse of Horror. Dark Horse Comics releases the second issue of Itty Bitty Hellboy for some scary fun for the little kids, while the bigger kids can play dress up with the first volume of the new Papercutz title Stardoll.

The List:

Mouse Guard Legends Of The Guard Volume 2 #3, $3.50

Archie 1000-Page Comics Extravaganza TP, $14.99
Life With Archie #32 (Dean Haspiel Variant Cover), $3.99
Life With Archie #32 (Fernando Ruiz Regular Cover), $3.99

Bart Simpson Comics #86, $2.99
Simpsons Treehouse Of Horror #19, $4.99

Peanuts #12 (Cover A Charles M. Schulz), $3.99

DC Super Heroes Batman Two-Face’s Double Take TP, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman Attack Of The Cheetah TP, $4.95

Itty Bitty Hellboy #2 (Of 5), $2.99

My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #11 (Cover A Andy Price), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #11 (Cover B Stephanie Buscema), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Troy Little), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Powerpuff Girls #1 (Of 6)(Cover B Troy Little), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #1 (Of 6)(Cover C Troy Little), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #1 (Of 6)(Cover D Troy Little), $3.99

Sherlock Bones Volume 1 GN, $10.99 **Weekly Pick**

Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #18, $2.99
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man Digest Volume 4 TP, $9.99

Benny Breakiron Volume 2 Madame Adolphine HC, $11.99
Stardoll Volume 1 Secrets And Dreams HC, $11.99
Stardoll Volume 1 Secrets And Dreams SC, $7.99

The Picks:

Powerpuff Girls #1 – IDW brings back some old friends with a new series. Back in the 90s, the Powerpuff Girls became a popular franchise with kids and adults, and now they’re back to wow a new generation. Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup return to the streets of Townsville, protecting the citizens from the meanest of the mean and the ugliest of the ugly. The first villain they have to take on? The evil monkey Mojo Jojo! IDW did a great job with My Little Pony, creating stories that appealed to both boys and girls, kids and adults. I expect they will do the same with Powerpuff Girls. Don’t miss this first issue!

Sherlock Bones Volume 1 GN – Kodansha jumps on the Sherlock Holmes bandwagon with what is probably the cutest incarnation of the great detective. Sherlock Holmes has been reincarnated as a dog and adopted by a young boy, Takeru. Somehow able to communicate with “Sherdog,” Takeru becomes his Dr. Watson and assists Holmes in uncovering clues to solve the trickiest crimes. New interpretations of Sherlock Holmes have been popular lately, and this title is a great addition that tweens and teens, as well as adults, will enjoy.

Images © IDW Publishing and Kodansha Comics 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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