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This Week’s Comics: Plants vs Skips

The holiday season is creeping up all too quickly, even in the new comics this week! Archie Comics is already looking to Christmas with both Archie Double Digest and Betty and Veronica Double Digest featuring stories about the holiday. Marvel Comics has the trade of the Oz comic Road to Oz, and Perfect Square, Viz Media’s kids’ imprint, is overflowing with Pokemon, with vol. 2 of Black and White, vol. 2 of HeartGold and SoulSilver, and vol. 19 of Adventures. Go get them all!

The List:

Archie Double Digest #245, $3.99
Betty And Veronica Double Digest #217, $3.99

Garfield #19 (Cover A Gary Barker), $3.99
Regular Show #5 (Cover A Phil Jacobson), $3.99
Regular Show #5 (Cover B Andy Hirsch), $3.99
Regular Show Skips #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Mad Rupert), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Regular Show Skips #1 (Of 6)(Cover B Kel McDonald), $3.99

DC Super Heroes Batman Arctic Attack TP, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Batman Bat-Mite’s Big Blunder TP, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Batman Harley Quinn’s Shocking Surprise TP, $4.95

Plants Vs Zombies Lawnmageddon HC, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**

Scooby-Doo Where Are You #39, $2.99

Emerald City Of Oz #4 (Of 5), $3.99
Marvel Universe Hulk Agents Of S.M.A.S.H. #2 (Of 4), $2.99
Oz Road To Oz TP, $16.99

Pokemon Adventures Black And White Volume 2 GN, $9.99
Pokemon Adventures HeartGold And SoulSilver Volume 2 GN, $9.99
Pokemon Adventures Volume 19 GN, $9.99

The Picks:

Regular Show Skips #1 – The Regular Show comic gets its first mini series from BOOM! Studios. Skips, the enigmatic yeti groundskeeper, is the focus of this new series, as we finally get to see the world from his point of view. As a reward for all the good work they’ve done, Pops takes the team on a mini-vacation. But for Skips, this vacation is going to be anything but restful. Fans of Regular Show and big, muscle-bound yeti will want to check this issue out.

Plants Vs Zombies Lawnmageddon HC – Dark Horse collects the digital comics into one nifty hardcover! Zombies are invading Nate Timely’s quiet town, and he’s determined to stop them. With the help of Patrice, her confusing-yet-brilliant inventor uncle Crazy Dave, and the plants Dave has cultivated and planted around town, Nate will help fend off the zombie invasion—after a lemonade and cookie break! This very funny book brings the award-winning video game to comics readers in this original adventure. If you liked the video game, or just very silly stories, pick this book up.

Images © Boom! Studios and Dark Horse 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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