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This Week’s Comics: Battlestar Kingdom

Lori Henderson

With the holidays over, this week’s list is populated with plenty of licensed titles. Archie Comics has new issues of old time titles Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog. Boom! Studios has its Cartoon Network line up with new issues of Adventure Time and Regular Show, while IDW Publishing shows off old and new shows with new titles of Ben 10, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and Powerpuff Girls.

The List:

ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT
Princeless Encore Edition #2 (Of 4), $2.99

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
Betty And Veronica #269 (Dan Parent Regular Cover), $2.99
Betty And Veronica #269 (Jeff Shultz Rosie The Riveter Variant Cover), $2.99
Jugheads Double Digest #199, $3.99
Mega Man #33 (Brent McCarthy Regular Cover), $2.99
Mega Man #33 (Patrick Spaziante Box Art Variant Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #256 (Ben Bates Regular Cover), $2.99
Sonic The Hedgehog #256 (Tracy Yardley End Of The World Variant Cover), $2.99

BONGO COMICS
Simpsons Comics #208, $2.99

BOOM! STUDIOS
Adventure Time #24 (Cover A Mike Holmes), $3.99
Adventure Time #24 (Cover B Brad McGinty), $3.99
Garfield Volume 3 TP, $13.99
Regular Show #8 (Cover A Reed Black), $3.99
Regular Show #8 (Cover B Lydia Paige), $3.99

CAPTSONE PRESS
DC Super Heroes Superman Cosmic Bounty Hunter SC, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Superman Prankster Of Prime Time SC, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Superman The Shadow Masters SC, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman Rumble In The Rainforest SC, $4.95
DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman Sword Of The Dragon SC, $4.95

DC COMICS
Batman Li’l Gotham #10, $2.99
Scooby-Doo Where Are You #41, $2.99

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
L’il Battlestar Galactica #1 (Art Baltazar Regular Cover)(One Shot), $3.99  **Weekly Pick**

IDW PUBLISHING
Ben 10 #3 (Cover A Eddie Nunez), $3.99
Ben 10 #3 (Cover SUB Key Animation Art), $3.99
KISS Kids TP, $17.99
Mr Peabody And Sherman #3 (Of 4)(Cover A Matt Kaufenberg), $3.99
Mr Peabody And Sherman #3 (Of 4)(Cover SUB Movie Key Art), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #15 (Cover A Amy Mebberson), $3.99
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #15 (Cover B Agnes Garbowska), $3.99
Popeye Classics #18 (Cover A Bud Sagendorf), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #5 (Cover A Troy Little), $3.99
Powerpuff Girls #5 (Cover SUB Derek Charm), $3.99
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures #7 (Cover A Dario Brizuela), $3.99

MARVEL COMICS
Disney Kingdoms Seekers Of The Weird #1 (Of 5)(Mike Del Mundo Regular Cover), $3.99   **Weekly Pick**

PAPERCUTZ
Annoying Orange Volume 4 Tales From The Crisper HC, $11.99
Annoying Orange Volume 4 Tales From The Crisper SC, $7.99

The Picks:

TNLilBSGCovBaltazar 200x300 This Weeks Comics: Battlestar KingdomL’il Battlestar Galactica #1 – Art Baltazar strikes again, turning his pen this time on the classic Battlestar Galactica for Dynamite Entertainment. All of your favorite classic Battlestar Galactica characters are back as kids! Apollo, Starbuck, Boomer, and even Muffet are here under the supervision of daddy Adama as the search for Earth continues. Burning questions are addressed such as how old do you need to be to ride a colonial viper? Is there a height requirement? What does Baltar have to say in all this? And where do Baby Cylons come from? Fans of the classic Battlestar Galactica will love this silly take on series, and it will convert kids into new fans as well.

disney kingdoms 1 This Weeks Comics: Battlestar KingdomDisney Kingdoms Seekers Of The Weird #1 – A Disney legend returns in the pages of this new series from Marvel. A proposed but never built museum for Disneyland serves as the backdrop for this new adventure series. Maxwell and Melody must unite with their mysterious and swashbuckling uncle in order to save their parents, who have been kidnapped. It’s a race through the strange and dangerous Museum of the Weird to save not just their family but also the world from an evil secret society. This actually sounds like a clever way to use some Disney property without seeming too commercial. A lot of creativity had to go into not just building the story but fleshing out the Museum from designs from nearly 50 years ago. It’s definitely worth a look.

Images © Dynamite Entertainment and Marvel Comics 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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