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This Week’s Comics: Goddess of Adventure

Lori Henderson

The first comic list of the new year continues all the great titles from last year as well as debuting some new ones. Archie Comics continues its release of the trades of the early Sonic the Hedgehog comics with volume 3 of the Legacy series. Relive your favorite TV episodes of My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures with trades adapting them from IDW Publishing, while Marvel Comics releases the next issue of Avengers Assemble.

The List:

ARCHIE COMICS
Archie #651 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Archie #651 (Renae De Liz Battle Of The Bands Variant Cover), $2.99
Archie Double Digest #247, $3.99
Kevin Keller #12 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Kevin Keller #12 (Phil Jimenez New Years Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog Legacy Series Volume 3 TP, $16.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics Shake Up TP, $15.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time The Flip Side #1 (Of 6)(Cover A Wook Jin Clark), $3.99 **Weekly Pick**
Adventure Time The Flip Side #1 (Of 6)(Cover B Ru Xu), $3.99
Regular Show Skips #3 (Of 6)(Cover A Mad Rupert), $3.99
Regular Show Skips #3 (Of 6)(Cover B Corey Lewis), $3.99

DC COMICS
Scooby-Doo Team-Up #2, $2.99

FIRST SECOND
Olympians Volume 6 Aphrodite Goddess Of Love HC, $16.99
Olympians Volume 6 Aphrodite Goddess Of Love SC, $9.99 **Weekly Pick**

IDW PUBLISHING
My Little Pony When Cutie Calls TP (was ‘Elements Of Magic’), $7.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures Volume 1 TP, $17.99

MARVEL COMICS
Marvel Universe Avengers Assemble #4, $2.99

PERFECT SQUARE
Ben 10 Omniverse Volume 2 Joyrides GN, $7.99
Hello Kitty Delicious GN, $7.99
Max Steel Volume 2 Hero Overload GN, $7.99
Pokemon Adventures Volume 20 GN, $9.99
Uglydoll Eat Dat GN, $7.99

The Picks:

Adventure time flip side 1 a 197x300 This Weeks Comics: Goddess of AdventureAdventure Time: The Flip Side #1 – BOOM! Studios releases another Adventure Time mini-series. This time, Finn and Jake find themselves without a quest or a princess to rescue. With a little too much time on their hands, they go to the “Adventurer’s Posting Board” to find one. The adventure they grab turns out to be a little more complicated than they first imagined. It may be the most complicated adventure they’ve ever been on! Turning the “Freaky Friday” trope on its head, this new mini-series is like one you’ve never seen before. Letting Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover, the team behind the Eisner-Award winning Bandette, loose in the Land of Ooo can only be a good thing for Adventure Time fans.

Olympians Aphrodite This Weeks Comics: Goddess of AdventureOlympians Volume 6 Aphrodite Goddess Of Love – Love is in the air as First Second releases the next volume in their Olympians series. This time, the spotlight shines on Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Starting with Aphrodite’s dramatic birth, O’Connor tackles stories of her doting son Eros, Pygmalion, and her role in the Trojan War. O’Connor’s thoroughly researched, wonderfully drawn and incredibly accessible storytelling makes this series a must for every library.

Images © Boom! Studios and First Second 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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