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This Week’s Comics: Dragon Explorer

Lori Henderson

With Halloween fast approaching, the nights get spookier. Enhance that feeling with some seasonal comics! Amulet Books releases The Misadventures of Salem Hyde, a witch fit for younger readers. Tweens and teens will love the continued re-release of Courtney Crumrin’s adventures, now in color, with this week’s release of Monsterous Holiday. And while it’s not too seasonal, the trade of Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake is still a treat for young readers.

The List:

AMULET BOOKS
Explorer Volume 2 Lost Islands HC, $19.95
Explorer Volume 2 Lost Islands SC, $10.95 **Weekly Pick**
Misadventures Of Salem Hyde Volume 1 Spelling Trouble HC, $14.95
Misadventures Of Salem Hyde Volume 1 Spelling Trouble SC, $6.95

BONGO COMICS
Sergio Aragone’s Funnies #10, $3.50
Simpsons Comics #206, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #21 (Cover A Emily Partridge), $3.99
Adventure Time #21 (Cover B Sarah Harrocks), $3.99
Adventure Time With Fionna And Cake TP, $19.99
Regular Show #4 (Cover A Joe Eisma), $3.99
Regular Show #4 (Cover B JL Hirteen), $3.99

FIRST SECOND
Adventures In Cartooning Characters In Action SC, $9.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Ultimate Spider-Man #19, $2.99

ONI PRESS
Courtney Crumrin Volume 4 Monstrous Holiday Special Edition HC, $24.99

PAPERCUTZ
Nancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 3 Enter The Dragon Mystery HC, $11.99
Nancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 3 Enter The Dragon Mystery SC, $7.99 **Weekly Pick**
Ninjago Volume 8 Destiny Of Doom SC, $6.99
Ninjago Volume 8 Destiny Of Doom HC, $10.99
Smurfs Christmas HC, $10.99
Smurfs Christmas SC, $5.99

The Picks:

Explorer 2 This Weeks Comics: Dragon ExplorerExplorer Volume 2 Lost Islands SC – Amulet Books sets off on another expedition with this new volume. In Lost Islands, enjoy a collection of 7 new short stories centered around the theme of hidden places. Visit islands where past, present and future meet, ghostly crabs dream of moving on, and lives are saved by being true to who you are. An amazing roster of comic artists contributed to this collection, creating a touching, thought provoking, and entertaining volume. This title is a must for any graphic collection and school library.

Nancy Drew Clue Crew Dragon This Weeks Comics: Dragon ExplorerNancy Drew And The Clue Crew Volume 3 Enter The Dragon Mystery SC – Pre-teen Nancy Drew is back to take on another puzzling case. Young Nancy Drew, with her best friends Bess and George, take a new case helping a dragon! The exotic pet appears on their teacher’s desk, and the Clue Crew have to discover where it came from, how to get it back home, and most importantly, how to take care of it! Fearless, when faced with a culprit or lizard, Nancy Drew is a great role model for girls. She continues to evolve to reach kids of any age at any time.

Images © Amulet Books and Papercutz 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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